Shabby Chic Mini Album Tutorial

Shabby Chic Mini Album Tutorial

Shabby Chic Mini Album Tutorial using pocket pages created with the Spellbinders Designer Series Paper Bag Envelope Die-set by Tammy Tutterow.  In this start-to-finish tutorial I will show you how you can easily create and design your very own mini album using these set of dies.

best shabby chic mini album ideas

I also share how you can decorate each and every single page using your dies from Spellbinders!

best shabby chic mini album ideas

With your dies from Spellbinders you are just one die-cut away from making something magnificent! And let’s not forget! Spellbinders also carries a line of beautifully crafted trims and embellishments.

Shabby Chic Mini Album Tutorial

I wanted to keep this Shabby Chic Mini Album Tutorial as easy as can be, so I decided to use my Cinch for the binding. However, you can just as easily use binding rings, be it one two, or three; and decorate them with strips of lace and seam binding for that cute, shabby chic effect.

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I hope that you enjoy the video tutorial.  It is a lengthy tutorial since this is a start-to-finish and by all means, either bookmark this page or add the video to your personal YouTube playlist for future reference.

I thank you so very much for visiting my blog, and click here to view my other paper crafting tutorials.

Shabby Chic Mini Album Video Tutorial


List of Items I used in this Shabby Chic Mini Album

Mini Album Pages – Spellbinders Designer Series Paper Bag Envelope by Tammy Tutterow S6-118

Tag Toppers – Spellbinders Shapeabilities Victorian Medallion Two S4-443

Cat used on page one – Spellbinders Die D-Lites Purrfect S3-214

Doily used on page one – Spellbinders Shapeabilities Parisian Motifs S5-035

Small Tag on Page two & frame on page three – Spellbinders Die D-Lites Swirl Delight S2-142

Page four large corner embellishments – Spellbinders Die D-Lites Garden Weave S2-006

Vertical Frame on Page five – Spellbinders Die D-Lites Reflection S2-145

Beautiful Flourish Corners on Cover and on back of Pages three and four – Spellbinders Die D-Lites Victoria Corners S2-134

Poinsettia Flower on first page – Spellbinders Holiday Layered Poinsettia S5-055

Beautiful rectangular frame on Front Cover – Spellbinders Die D-Lites Frame One S2-001

Embellishments used on front cover – A gilded Life Antique Gold Trim Embellishments GLVT-003

About Sandi Nagel

Hello and welcome to Decor8yourlife! I'm a stay-at-home mom who runs a Webmaster and Marketing Consulting business from home. During my down time, I enjoy spending time with my family, traveling, decorating my home and paper crafting! I have a YouTube channel of the same name, where I share easy, DIY handmade cards, mini albums and more! Follow me throughout social media and see what projects we can make together!

44 thoughts on “Shabby Chic Mini Album Tutorial

  1. Love the album! The paper is beautiful and love dies too. I looking forward to seeing more of your albums. TFS 🙂

  2. Bottom line I absolutely love all her creations she’s simply amazing at all she does I recommend everyone to visit her blog n YT channel use won’t be disappointed xoxoxox with lots of luv stay blessed now n always.😄 😊 😇 💖 💞 💓 💅 👍 💋. . ttys. .


  4. Hi there…I have never commented on a blog for a giveaway…… I hope I am on the right track here ….I am 2ndChanceCreations by Christa one of you subbies and I watched your tutorial on your YouTube channel. I must say I fell in love this mini album. Thank you for sharing your crafty talent .

    Love Christa

  5. I absolutely love your work Sandi Just flawless 😍😍 thank you so much for sharing your Talent big hugs D

  6. Gorgeous shabby mini, my friend! You make it look so easy! Thank you for sharing this tutorial with us! Big hugs, Christine

  7. Sandi, Wow just Stunning!!! It took two days to watch, but I Love the tutorial. Your work is Amazing!! Learning a lot on the shabby chic from you and wanting more dies. Keep up the Amazing tutorials please. And thank you for taking the time to teach us. I loving all the Dies you used. Hugs Gail.

  8. Hi Sandi , love watching your videos . I’m in love with your mini albums ! Love your shabby chic albums very creative… thank you for sharing your beautiful work! Hope you have a beautiful day!!

  9. Wow Sandi! Beautiful mini album. Shabby chic is one of my most favorite themes to work with. Thank you again for sharing your awesome talent with us!

  10. As always, It’s gorgeous!! Love the embellishments and the bows on your inserts are so pretty. It’s an elegant mini album!! tfs

  11. What a beautiful mini album, have enjoyed going though you blog it is designed so well and I love your main picture. Whoever wins your album I’m sure will love it. You do beautiful work.

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