Thursday, July 31, 2014

Mini Album

My very first toilet paper mini I have seen them all over the net and decided I would give it a try! I watched a couple video tutorials, haha there are tons of then and each one is just a bit I picked a couple of my favorite things and just combined them to make this cute mini!

 When I was searching tutorials I saw so many different ways to bind a mini...I wasn't sure which way would look better. I loved the idea of adding tabs on the end it gives it a nice finished look and seemed to help keep the rolls flat ( I just punched hols in the end and tied them with twin which just happen to match my album perfectly!)
 I used some Tim Holtz Idea-ology Wallflower papers  its the first time I've used his papers....the whole album only used 1 1/2 sheets of 12x12 paper (from the back of the pack they were a 6x6 design)
 each tube /page has a tag that pulls out the end and every other page has a double tag/matte that also pulls out,I used those as extra pages...half goes in the tube and the other half folds over
 the album has minimal embellishments since I really wasn't sure what I was going to do with it just yet or who I was giving it to yet...I figure who ever gets it will want to be able to customize it for themselves.

 a few velum stickers and lace trimmings make it easy to match other embellishments ...

thank you so much for taking the time to check out my latest project!


  1. Wow, I love that! Who knew a toilet paper roll could be so

  2. This little book is the most innovative Toilet Roll Album I have seen.
    Very nicely made and pretty too.

  3. This is such a pretty little album. I'm curious how you flattened the tubes. I've wanted to try this, but the tubes just do not cooperate and stay flat at all.

    1. I had trouble at first too...this may sound weird but I smushed it first then use my bone folder...after I put the semi flattened rolls under a couple of heavy books,that seemed to do the trick...after I painted and added my pattern papers I put them back under the books (after they were dry of course) just to make sure they stayed flat! I hope that helps!

    2. try spritzing with water and ironing or rolling TP rolls through a Big Shot

    3. if you do iron your TP rolls flat sandwich the rolls between a foled sheet of paper to keep glue off your iron ... Happy Crafting ....Absolutely love the album and the great inspiration it gives out.

  4. A nice tutorial! Thanks...I will try it soon!

  5. Beautiful mini album, never heard of this method before, you've done an amazing job!


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