Awhile back I made this mini folded album out of a 6 x 12 sheet of paper...I had tried to make a fun velcro closure and used the stickie kind. Well it never really adhered - it was meant to easily open and close and when it kept sticking well I gave up. The paper was cute and the paper was fun but I hadn't figured out how to keep it closed.
That was last year. Fast forward to recently...like a month ago. I had sheets of 6 x 12 paper from other paper bag albums and wanted to try making one of those albums again - well guess what I figured it all out.
Here are the NEW version of the old idea I had.
I used left over papers from the Echo Park Bundle of Joy kit and made what I am now calling
Here is the MAILER opened up once
Here is the mailer opened up twice.
I added more cardstock for the photo mats and used some die cuts & stickers from the kit to add the accents and embellish the inside photo mats.
Oh and how incredible easy was it to figure out this closure. Sometimes we crafters make things super hard - when the easiest way is usually the BEST way.
Extra paper folded around the closed mailer to make a simple slip on and off belly band.
Part of the reason for making these small photo mailers is that I like to have small priced items at my craft show - for people or even kids who don't have much to spend but still love giving handmade gifts. I have found selling at craft shows over the years that you should always have lots of different but similar items at varied price ranges to accommodate all your buyers. Just a TIP!
Thanks for stopping by.
this is my busy craft prep season so forgive the in and out of posting here on the old blog.