I really wanted to start building my pages, it was so exciting to see the beautiful projects on YouTube! Well, I needed to decide what my base page would look like. I decided to go with the “sleeve” page…this is made to two pieces of paper glued on the short ends and the long open ends […]Read More Brag Book 101: building a page
Pages and Pages and Pages! Only six pages but I have so many ideas, I don’t think all the ideas will fit in this book. I do want to try the following for the pages Waterfall page layout Tag pullouts from the top and side Pockets slits Pages that open and open and open in […]Read More Brag Book 101: Pages…what type and how do you build a page?
Step One: make your cover. I first needed to buy medium density chipboard but was not willing to make a trip to Micheals and went looking to see what I could substitute. I found stacks of very thick photo mats and cut it down to size with my Exacto knife. So far so good. As […]Read More Working On the cover
Too small? Too big? What is the ideal size for a brag book? Some of the tutorials I viewed, the brag book was closer to a mini album than a brag book. Which brings me to another question I had as I sorted through the mass of material online: what separates a brag book from […]Read More Brag Book 101: Choosing a size
At last, I have started the process of creating a brag book from scratch. I must admit that this has been a prolonged process because of how I do things: I need to look at as many examples as possible, collect the ideas and then sort through and choose my favorites. A bit of procrastinating is involved and […]Read More A Brag book from scratch.
I was visiting site after site, looking for inspiration for making my brag book and I came across this mini album. What made me pause, is the fact that it is environmentally friendly and a great project to do for Earthday. Thank You, Thank You, Thank You, Melissa! Earth Day is a time for us to remember […]Read More Earth Day Project – Make a Mini Album with CM Album Packaging – CREATIVE MEMORIES BLOG
Seems like forever since I posted anything on the blog, and here is why: I had the photos of the baby shower items that I made for the circus Baby shower on a Facebook group to sell off the remaining decorations and out of the blue, someone wanted the cake slices. Great! the problem was they […]Read More Got Side Swept… Here is How and Why
MINI ALBUMS CONTINUED: Make extra pages for your my life album set Well, the main 4 pages for the mini album my life is complete and I have the photos below, I am in the process of adjusting my file a little and have updated posts 1 and 2 with the new measurements. Still, even […]Read More Make your own Mini Album in Silhouette Design Space some extra pages (part 3)
Now to make page 1 and 3 of our mini album. You can look at my post from yesterday for page 2 and 4. These posts are long and a bit detailed but the actual making of the file takes about 5 to 10 minutes, so if this is your first time trying to make […]Read More Make your own Mini Album in Silhouette Design Space (part 2) Edited sizes
In my last post, I had a quick and easy project from MY LIFE ALBUM SET by Carina Gardner Design ID #49425. This post I would like to demonstrate how easy it is to make a file similar to Carina’s . For the sake of comparison, I will copy as closely as possible the design of the My Life Album […]Read More Make your own Mini Album in Silhouette Design Space (part 1)