Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Toilet roll album Valentine themed.

Hi this is Bente.

Today I want to share a little project I prepared using something as mundane as empty toilet rolls.
I know we all have them, and instead of just throwing them away I decided to try something fun with them!

As you can see from the photos below it is very easy.

I just pressed down on the roll to flatten it.

I cut enough pieces of pp to cover the number of rolls I would use.

I stapled a couple of times to close the bottom, and glued the papers to the roll.

Then for the best part; the decorating.

For this project I used my January DT-kit. Most of what you see is Basic Gray Marjolaine.
The papers have lovely colours and I used a large part of the sticker sheet too on this.

I know I had a lot of fun decorating these.
Please see these as examples of what can be done.

The pictures following will show front and back of the six pockets I made.

I may decide to write some more on the covers but this will do for now.

This is a close up to show the finished pocket , and the size of it.

I made photo inserts to go inside the pockets.

The size of these are 6cmX8cm. Some I have matted on a piece of pp and others I glued together back to back.
Between the layers I glued a short piece of ribbon so the cards can be pulled out easily.

Here you can se front and back. The cards without photo on back i plan to use for journaling.

I really enjoyed this easy project and plan to give a few as Valentines gifts to members of my family.

I hope you enjoyed it too.

I have many more close-ups, but I think this is sufficient for one post. If anyone is interested in seeing a few more they will be awailable on my blog linked in the sidebar.

Thanx for now!


TeenaBugg38 said...

Ok I GOTTA try this!!! So creative!!!!

Audrey Yeager said...

Bente this album is just gorgeous!!!! I know we have a ton of empty rolls laying around! :)

Miwa said...

What a brilliant idea! Love how this turned out - thanks for sharing! =)