Hello! I had so much fun making this zoo flip album using the We Bought A Zoo Collection from Photo Play and adhesive from Xyron.
The album measures 5″ wide, x 8.5″ tall, with a 1″ spine. It has a side pocket for holding tags or photos and 8 double-sided 4×4 photo mounts or a place to add mementos.
For the album, I cut two pieces of chipboard to 4.75" x 8.25" and one chipboard piece to 3/4" x 8.25". To cover the album I cut a piece of brown cardstock to 12" x 10". Then scored it from the long side, from left to right at 0.5″, 5.5″, 6.5″, 11.5″. I then turned it 90 degrees to the 10″ side and scored the top at .75″ and on the bottom at 9.25″.
Then I cut two pieces of orange cardstock to 4.5" x 8" and one piece to 7/8" x 8" for a mat. Then cut a piece of the patterned paper from the Photo Play We Bought A Zoo Collection slightly smaller.
For the inside of the inside of the album, I cut another piece of the patterned paper from the We Bought A Zoo Collection to 10.5" x 8".
I've listed the measurements here on my blog post but to see exactly how I made my flip album watch my video tutorial below.
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The pocket piece was cut to 5" x 6" in brown cardstock and the patterned paper was cut to 4.25" x 5.25". Score the brown cardstock at 1/2" on the left side and at the bottom.
For the flip photo mounts, I cut a 4″ x 7 3/4″ panel of brown cardstock and covered it with a slightly smaller piece of the We Bought A Zoo paper.
Then I cut 8 squares of brown cardstock to measure 4″ wide by 4.5″. Scored the top of each square 1/2″ from the top to form a 4″ square. Then from the We Bought A Zoo Collection, I cut 16 squares to measure 3 7/8″ from all the different papers in the collection.
I used the Xyron Creative Station Lite to make the Photo Play We Bought A Zoo Die Cut Ephemera into stickers.
This is not my original design, it is a design idea I got from Kathy Clement from Kathy By Design and tweaked it some to work for me.
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