Slide-In Simplicity for School Albums

Let’s face it, being a parent means time is a precious commodity. In between finishing off the housework and getting the school lunches ready for tomorrow, you’re lucky if you might get a quiet hour to fit in some scrapbooking once or twice a week. Does this sound familiar? If spare-time is a thing of the past for you, albums with Multi-Pocket Pages and Slide-In Packs could be the time-saver you’re looking for!

CM Advisor Tiffany Chittenden has shared two amazing time-saving ideas using Multi-Pocket Pages. The first demonstrates how good a Multi-Pocket Page can look simply using photos, a Slide-In Pack and journalling. By keeping it simple, you could whip through a whole term of school photos in an hour or two, and maybe even finish an album in one afternoon! It’s so easy there’s no instructions needed.

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Tiffany’s second idea dresses up the Slide-In papers with a few added embellishments to create a customised look that is still very quick to complete.

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You’ll need:

Here’s how:

Left Page: Choose 3 horizontal Slide-Ins to suit your photos. Using the Border Maker and Star Cartridge, punch out 6 stars. Create your title using the ABC/123 Stickers. Attach the stars around the title. Using the thin end of the Dual-Tip Pen, draw around the features on the Slide-Ins to accentuate them. Draw stitching around the edge of each Slide-In. Journal on the side of the centre Slide-In. Trim one photo down to 3 and 3/4 inch square and attach to the central Slide-In.

Right Page:  Choose 1 vertical and 1 horizontal Slide-In to suit your photos. Using the Border Maker and Star Cartridge, punch out 4 stars. Punch out enough of a Filmstrip to cover the corners of the Slide-In (approximately 6 ‘squares’). Create your title using the ABC/123 Stickers. Attach 2 of the stars around the title. Attach the film strip across one corner (Mini Tape Runner is easiest) and trim it off. Use the cut off piece to cover the other corner, again trimming after attaching. Using the thin end of the Dual-Tip Pen, draw around the features on the Slide-Ins to accentuate them. Draw stitching around the edge of each Slide-In.  Journal on the top Slide-In.

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