Page 5 is back to simplicity. I am using insert set 4 and one of the accordion layouts from my Etsy store.Read More Brag Book 101: Page 5
Side 2 of page four is complete: a little final gluing down but I am OK with that! Here is what I have so far It is a stand-alone folio in the photos and can be made to be just a folio…. but I will attach it to side 2 of the base page. This is […]Read More Brag Book 101: page 4 side 2
Halloween has come and gone and I am still working on this brag book. Don’t get me wrong, it’s not because it takes a long time to finish, its because I have soooo many distractions. It has all worked out for the best because I was going to sell this brag book to one of my friends and […]Read More Brag Book 101: Page 4
For this page, I wanted to get creative but I am not sure this is the way to go…let me explain why: Paper. Yes. Paper… It takes way too much paper to mat all the pages and inserts. I am thinking I will not have enough to finish my 6 pages! My page theme for page 3 is Witches, […]Read More Brag Book 101: Page 3
No, it did not take this long to make page two! Since my last post, I have been busy with a few service projects and events so my blog suffered Well, here I am and page two is ready. In the first page I used zombie hands, gates, tombstone tags and a skeleton. This page is […]Read More Brag Book 101: Page 2
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.