Color Your World with Authentique Paper & Petaloo!

Authentique Paper and Petaloo are teaming up over the next week to bring you some Easter "Treasures" using Authentique Paper and Petaloo products!

After you check out the projects here on the Authentique Paper blog, be sure to head on over to the Petaloo blog to find out what the talented members of their Design Team have in store for you today!

Loes de Groot

Today I have created a mini album to share using the "Treasure" collection! 
I will show you step by step how to make this mini album.

First cut three pieces cupboard of 8 1/5 x 8 1/2 inch And two pieces
 8 1/2 x 11/5 inch

 Cut three pieces of the patterned paper to 10 x 10 inch and glue them on the three biggest pieces of chipboard

 Cut two pieces of 10 x 4 inch and glue them between the biggest pieces chipboard.

 Cut two pieces of 8 1/4 x 3 1/2 inch and use wet glue! Use your bone folder for the movable pieces

 Cut three pieces of 8 1/4 x 81/4 inch and glue them in the middle of the biggest parts of the mini album

 I used four little 4x4 canvas pieces and glued them in the middle part with strong glue. I like to use tacky glue for this part. 

Cut a piece of 6 x 12 inch and make score lines on the 4 and 8 inch parts.
After this, your mini album is ready to decorate! 

The front of the mini album.

I love to work with flowers from Petaloo, they are a great match with our treasure collection.
Don't be afraid to use the different colors between 

 Here on the left I used the piece that I cut last.I added a little fold out mini inside of the mini album. How neat is that? 

 I used the little fancy trims from Petaloo to close this mini on the inside.

I added photos of my daughter and her niece, my grandchild!
I love the aunt quotes that I found on the internet!

 I hope I have inspired you to create your own Spring mini album!

Products Used:
Authentique: Treasure collection 12 x 12 papers, Petite diction,
Petaloo: botanica collection,textured elements,fancy trims
Tsukineko:pixie dust
Others: mini canvas, wooden buttons

Be sure to check back every day this week for more project inspiration! We have an Authentique Prize Pack to give away to one of our lucky commenters (please leave unique comments!) 

For another chance to win, make sure you follow us on Instagram @authentiquepaper 

Also, make sure you stop and visit us as well as our friends over at Petaloo for prizes and lots of wonderful inspiration coming your way! Along the way, hop on over to the Petaloo Facebook Page and tell them Authentique Paper sent you!



  1. Love love love mini books and this one is truly a beauty. The flowers and butterflies let you know that Spring is buzzing and I adore the pom pom trim!

  2. Gorgeous and a great tutorial. I have pinned. Thank you for such beautiful inspiration.

  3. This is just such a BEAUTIFUL project...I love the tutorial. Thanks so much for the inspiration!

  4. The album is beautiful. I love the picture of the people with the scenery going off into the distance.
    thanks for the details on making the album.

  5. Beautiful album and
    lovely sayings in it!
    Carla from Utah

  6. Beautyfull album, love the way you have made it. Love all those gorgeous details.
    Hugs Aartje

  7. Gorgeous mini album! I love the texture and layering.

  8. The album is just wonderful!!! Love these special touches that will make it treasured for years to come!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com

  9. Gorgeous pages! Lots of interests and lovely embellishments

  10. This is an absolutely gorgeous mini album! I definitely need to get my hands on this amazing collection! This has been such an inspirational hop! Thanks for having me along!

  11. You did an awesome job with this mini album Loes! It's gorgeous! Thanks for the step by step! I think I can actually do this! :) All the best!

  12. The DT is always so creative!! Love it!

  13. Very sweet album. Of course, you really can't go wrong when you have such gorgeous paper to start with and Petaloo flowers to embellish with. Thanks for sharing your project with us.

  14. Love all of these beautiful projects and especially Loes' fabulous min album!! So pretty using Authentique's Easter Treasures!!

  15. Pinned it here:

  16. Super cute mini album!! Thanks for sharing.

  17. Such a lovely album...sure to become a treasured keepsake! Thanks for the very informative tutorial.

  18. love the mini album and layers. TFS.

  19. Beautiful & thanks for the tutorial.

  20. what a wonderful handmade mini-album!

  21. gorgeous album with beautiful details! love the burlap butterflies and lovely papers!

  22. Had to pin this for future reference!!!
    All the best! :)

  23. I love this pretty album. The paper in this collection is beautiful. Thanks for a chance to win, and for sharing your inspiring album.

  24. Thank you for sharing the deets on how to make the album cover. I struggle with this and I hope to try your instructions out. Lovely showcasing of the paper collection


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