Make It: Family Mini Album using Ribbon

This simple mini album is a great way to connect your family while using a few supplies – paper/cardstock, ribbon, and letter stickers. Use long ribbon strips to connect pages for a one-of-a-kind album that’s as fun to to fold and unfold as it is to make.

The My Family album by Jennifer McGuire is from 101 Things You Can Do With Your Scrapbook Supplies.

My Family by Jennifer McGuire from 101 Things You Can Do With Your Scrapbook Supplies

My Family by Jennifer McGuire from 101 Things You Can Do With Your Scrapbook Supplies

My Family album unfolded.

My Family album unfolded.

My Family album under flap.

My Family album under flap.

Use these steps to make your own album.

Step 1: Cut cardstock and arrange in two rows and three columns. Lay and adhere ribbons over the pieces in both directions. Fold the ends over and adhere.

Step 1: Cut cardstock and arrange in two rows and three columns. Lay and adhere ribbons over the pieces in both directions. Fold the ends over and adhere.

Step 2: Cute white cardstock pieces slightly smaller than your base cardstock pieces and adhere on top. Stitch around to hold in place.

Step 2: Cut white cardstock pieces slightly smaller than your base cardstock pieces and adhere on top. Stitch around to hold in place.

Step 3: Add photos. Adda cardstock flap on top, stitching just along the top edge. Add letter stickers.

Step 3: Add photos. Add a cardstock flap on top, stitching just along the top edge. Add letter stickers.

Step 4: Add a ribbon-tie closure.

Step 4: Add a ribbon-tie closure.

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5 Responses to Make It: Family Mini Album using Ribbon

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  2. Myrna Plath says:

    I need to make one for my grandchildren who live so far away! Great idea!

  3. Gwen says:

    Great idea! My parent’s 50th anniversary is in May. Will start now. They’ll love it!

  4. Becky says:

    Great idea, and so cute. How do I “adhere” in step one? Is it by stitching or do I use glue/adhesive?

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