Here’s what you need:
- foam board (for the cover and back
- maps, wrapping paper
- Mod podge or Elmer’s glue to DIY your own podge
- a paintbrush to apply the paste
- 2 binder rings
- 4 eyelets
- an eyelet tool
- hole punch
- lots of greeting cards
- pretty tape
- glue dots
- XACTO to cut out the holes in the foam board for the eyelets
I was not paid, but Elmer’s did send me a few goodies to get my creativity brewing. I choose to make this scrapbook, these shoes, and mini Polaroid fridge magnets with the craft supplies. I’ll probably make lots more things too. those were just the urgent projects!
I started wrapping the cover like a present and using my paint brush to brush on the glue paste (AKA home made mod podge).
Here’s the wedding scrapbook closeup shot. I used a TX map since that is where we met…
After the foam board is covered, use your eyelet tool to finish up your holes.
Now it’s time for the inside. I fancied up my inside covers with a clothes pin and a few other goodies… I punched holes in a piece of plain card stock to write and doodle on. I taped receipts and business cards to the piece of paper. Pretty simple…
I made a pocket out of a piece of card stock to hold the “Happy Day” sign from our actual wedding day. I attached a few other goodies with fancy tape.
You can even leave the cards in the envelopes if you want…
I started hole punching all of our wedding cards and slipping them through the rings.
And a side view just because…