Monday, December 9, 2013

Authentique Mini Album

This week on Tombow, the DT is hopping with Guest Designer Cabio Tse as well as creating projects with some of the awesome Authentique goodies we received awhile back!

We rec'd so many lovely goodies from Authentique that I didn't know which to showcase. I finally decided on the 6 x 6 Joyous Collection. There is over 350 pieces in this collection and I used up as many as I could for my mini album.

Now for my album...I found this tutorial on Youtube and ♥♥♥ how it turned out. It is a toilet paper tube album! Great way to recycle!!

I HUGE thank you to Authentique for all the goodies you sent. I can't wait to create with the rest of the products.

This is what it looks like closed. I did have to change the measurements a little bit as my toilet paper tubes were not as tall as hers.

I used a Fastener Tab to hold it closed. (pssst...they are on sale right now! Ü)

This is the first page, I made a pocket to hold 2 tags for the front of the toilet paper tube, as well as some word stickers from the collection.

Here is the first pullout of the covered toilet paper tube. I covered all the tubes with kraft card stock by Recollections from Michaels.

Second page, again all embellishments are from the collection 
Here is the pull out for the second page, I used a little snowflake diecut, but the rest of the pull outs are plain. 
 Page three, for the front I made a pocket for the tags.
 Page four, using more diecuts, stickers and photo corner
page five: I applied adhesive to 2 edges to the stocking die cut to create a pocket 
and page six: 
here is what it looks like on the inside back: 

I also used Mono Glue Stick (I love to use this adhesive when adhering paper to chipboard or in this case the toilet paper tubes. I adhere the adhesive to the whole designer paper piece and it gives a stronger hold and no chance of parts popping up esp in humid weather), Mono Adhesive Dots, Mono Aqua Liquid, and StickiTrac Adhesive (♥ this new adhesive. It is narrower and runs so smooth and is strong. It's also on sale right now Ü)

 In order to enter to win the prize shown below, please comment on all the Design Team’s projects this week. We will announce the Winner Friday December 13th  at 3:30 EST!

Here is the week’s Line-up:
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Now it's time to head over to the super talented Melissa's blog!


  1. I too like to recycle and was interested in your use of the tubes! I do find it hard to read the script font you use even though it is very showy. Thanks for the ideas.

  2. I saw this idea on Pinterest and love the idea! Your mini album is fabulous! TFS!

  3. Such a cute album! I'll
    have to try this.
    Carla from Utah

  4. What a nifty idea,,, very nice looking album ...TFS !!!

  5. Hi Debbie, this is such a cute mini album. Love the distress edges which added a great vintage touch. So happy to be able to join this hop :o)

  6. Cute album! I love the variety of patterned papers and the tags, thanks for sharing.

  7. This is just adorable. I love that you upcycled the toilet paper rolls. Beautiful paper's by Authentique and of course wonderful adhesives by Tombow. Thank you for the inspiration.

  8. Wow, beautiful work created with toilet paper rolls. Love what you did, the words inside, great job! Thanks for sharing.

    Katie B.

  9. Amazing project from such lowly material! Wonderful results with your Tombow adhesives. I have never tried their Sticki-Trak or their Mono Glue Stick. Looks like they really did the job!!!
    <3 J

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