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Downtown Girlfriends Mini Album
By Patti Milazzo
Presented by Amy Brinkman and Nancy Martinez

Girlfriend’s Birthday Celebration Mini Album – A gift album or personal keepsake recording special memories of a birthday celebration shared with friends. The 4” x 4” accordion mini album opens to reveal 12 - 4”x 4” surfaces to embellish with photos and record your special memories. Once you’ve completed embellishing the mini album with paper, stickers and chipboard you can easily tie it closed using the ribbon.

Materials Needed

Patterned Paper: Mum’s The Word and Paisley Park After Dark (Downtown Collection) by Cloud 9 Design

Stickers: Word Stickers and Tab Stickers by Cloud 9 Design; Uptown Paisley Chipboard stickers by Cloud 9 Design
Ink: Color Box Chestnut Roan and Charcoal Chalk Ink by Clearsnap
Rub-Ons: Perfect Quote Memories Rub-Ons by Cloud 9 Design
Ribbon/Fibers: Twill Words on Dark Teal and Mum’s the Word by Cloud 9 Design
Computer fonts: Times New Roman
Other: 4x4 Size In a Roundabout Way accordion mini album
1. Cut Mum’s and Paisley Park patterned papers into 4” x 4” inch squares; ink edges
2. Machine stitch around borders of 2-dark brown and 2-teal squares.
3. Adhere stitched squares to surfaces connected to the album covers.
4. Adhere the remaining pieces to the white pages both front and back.
5. Adhere pictures
6. Adhere small photographs as desired *These photos are printed as wallet size
7. Print additional journal words or phrases from computer if desired
8. Add stickers, tabs, pre-printed journal words and rub-ons as desired.
9. Add run-on Paisley shaped to front of cover
10. Tie album closed using 2 ribbons (1 is included with the mini album) for extra flair.

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