This is a 5 x 7 album that I created from chipboard, using the hidden hinge binding system that was originally created by Kathy King. (It's now all over YouTube if you want to create your own.) I wanted to do something extra special for the front of the album, so I wrapped a wooden craft frame in Georgie papers and attached it to the album with extremely strong adhesive. I added a photo mat and a Georgie Picture My Life card to the front so that Mom could add some details. I then decorated the rest of the frame using stickers and chipboard pieces from the Georgie Complements, along with some White Shimmer Trim for extra sparkle.
Here's a collage of close-ups:
For the inside cover, I added a 4x6 Picture My Life journaling card that I embellished with chipboard pieces and stickers from the Georgie complements.
For the back inside cover, I added a couple of stash pockets, and clustered a few chipboard pieces and stickers along with a bit of zip strip at the bottom for interest.
Finally, here's a look at the back cover. The front cover looked the same until I added the frame.
Creating this album start to finish was not a short process, which is why these posts will be more of a tour than a tutorial. I hope you enjoyed a look at the cover. Stay tuned for part 2 when we will delve into the pages!
In the meantime, have a wonderfully creative day!