Stamps - Best Thing is Each Other, Bless Beyond Measure and Too Much of a Good Thing all by Hampton Arts
Inks - Blackbird Chalk, Popcorn Chalk and Dye Ink Seattle Sky all by Hampton Arts
Papers and Accents - Graphic 45
Tools - Scor-Pal, Scor-Mat and Circle Punch
Adhesive - Scor-Tape
Start with a piece of card stock measuring 12" by 9". Line up the long side at the top fence of the Scor-Pal and score at 5 3/4" and 6 1/4" and burnish the score lines.
I cut the calendar accents from the paper and inked each edge with the Seattle Sky ink
I used the Blackbird to stamp the sentiments and inked the edges again
For the inserts for the album you need to start with card stock measuring 8" by 5 1/2". Line up the 5 1/2" side to the top fence of the Scor-Pal and score at 1/2". Rotate to the longer 8" side and score at 2 1/4" and 5 3/4". Burnish all score lines.
Use a circle punch to make a semicircle in the center of the top side (as in the photo) to form a finger hold. Create the "gift card envelope" using Scor-Tape
for a firm hold.
Complete for 12 envelopes (one for each month) and decorate as desired.
Add Scor-Tape to the bottom edges (under the score line) so you can attach the envelopes to the album (six on each side of the score lines)
After attaching the envelopes to the cover add patterned paper to cover the inside cover over the ends as in the photo.
Smooth the patterned paper to seal in the ends of the envelopes.
This is how the envelopes look when attached on both sides.
Decorate the front and make a band to hold the album closed.
Each envelope holds a calendar insert and it would be a great gift.
I am entering this in the following challenges:
Anything But a Card - Holidays (I chose Thanksgiving)
Challenges 4 Everybody - Anything Goes (3 entries only)
Dream Valley - Anything Goes (3 entries only)
Allsorts - It;s a Gift
Di's Digis - Fall Colors
Rogue Redheads - Uncard
Sugar Creek Hollow - Kraft
Robyn's Fetish - Make it Vintage
Frosted Designs - Color Challenge