Monday, November 3, 2014

Travel Ledger - Mini Album

In this third post for today I'm sharing a simple mini album which I created using a "Travel Ledger" paper collection from Teresa Collins. These papers are beautiful, as well as the die-cut sheets. They kind of whisper to you what exactly you should create with them :)

The idea to create this kind of cover was inspired by one of the mini albums Aida Haron created, I cannot post a picture here, because it's the property of "Made with Love" Singapore, and unfortunately Aida doesn't have a picture of it on her blog. Sorry for that.

Anyway, here's my album:

On the cover I used a new dies set I've recently purchased . It's by American Crafts - Shimelle Collection - Globe, Lovely and Banner. And of course the window die - from Tim Holtz.

I covered the spine with washi tape I had in my stash and then sewed the whole cover along the perimeter. Added a couple of charms to the spine as well:

The pages are quite simple, not pocket ones, embellished only with the die cut elements from the paper collection and connected together using "Bind-it-All":

Here and there I used several Maya Road envelopes:

The window is a shaker with micro beads inside:

As I already told you, this album fits perfectly inside the vintage suitcase I made and shared in this post.

I've uploaded a video to YouTube, where you can quickly flip with me through the pages :)

I'm thankful for your visit and comments!

Take care!


  1. Amazing!! How long this something like this takes you to make? It would take me a year!! This is a piece of art!!

    1. Thank you Efrat! This album was created within 2 days. Not full days of course, I was making it between making the dishes, cooking and taking care of Eva :)

  2. AWESOME work. It looks like real leather!

  3. ....I´m here....wowp; the mini looks fantastic also. Elena.

  4. Another awesome project, I've just started dipping my toe into mini albums, so I know how addictive they are, this one looks so fantastic! :) xx

  5. 3 posts in one day; it is getting harder to keep up with your pace Alexandra, lol. Love your mini album, so many beautiful details, it is just amazing!
    Hugs, Katie

  6. I love your album. Is your cover made with chip board? How did you sew it? Was it by hand or a machine? Nicely done.

    1. I used two layers of lightweight chipboard for the cover, and sew it using the machine.

    2. I used two layers of lightweight chipboard for the cover, and sew it using the machine.

  7. need to see the video and the suitcase top cover..plz help


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