Today I'm sharing a mini album I made for my dog groomer. It's a cute 4-inch by 4-inch cat book. I create pet cards for my groomer that she sells to her clients and now she's going to take a few mini albums. I'm starting on a dog one now that I'll share when I finish it.
For the pages I used 4-inch coasters. They are so perfect for this type of project. I picked them up last summer on eBay. I think there were 100 in the pack. I bound the book using spiral binding wires from We R Memory Keepers.
I hung a charm from the binding with jute. I've had alot of my cat embellishments in my stash for quite awhile, so I'm not sure who the manufacturer is.
Here's a top view. I used six coasters for the pages. There are a total of 10 pages and room for 22 photos using the photo mats that are included throughout the book.
For the patterned paper I used DCWV The Pet Stack. The solid papers are also from DCWV. On this page I added dimension by adhering the photo mat with pop dots. I added a brad that says "purr..." On the second page I added a pocket. I used the open scallop punch from EK Success for the border. The pocket holds one photo mat and a tag with cat quote. I typed up three quotes in Word using different fonts and then adhered them to shipping tags.
I left this page blank so the recipient can add a photo or whatever strikes their fancy. On the next page I added a vertical pocket and added a cat quote sticker. I'm not sure who the manufacturer is for this sticker as I used stickers from NRN Designs called Cat Quotes and from Cloud 9 Designs called Simple Thoughts. This pocket also holds two photo mats.
To add dimension to this page I added a metal embellishment to the top of the photo mat. I popped it up with pop dots. I left the next page blank since the paper was so cute. A photo can also be added to it.
On the first page shown here I made a flip book that has five pages. I watched a tutorial on how to make this from my friend Susie over a Creative Cafe. She creates beautiful books! Be sure to check them out if you get a chance. I did make a video of this book that you can see here.
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