Welcome to the first Scrappin' Saturday here at FCCB! Each week I'll be featuring a project, a techniuqe or topic about scrapbooking...all related to using your Cricut and/or Cuttlebug, of course! If you would like to request a topic or have a suggestion for me, please email me at TheHouseholdCEO@live.com.
You can buy pre-made shaped chipboard albums, but you typically won't be able to find a wide assortment of shapes or a variety of die-cut papers to match. Here's a better option: make one of these shaped mini-albums using materials that you would normally just throw out in the garbage/recylce bin and save money (and the planet!) while doing so!
Depending on the weight/thickness of your cardboard/chipboard, you'll need to follow a few tips:
By using your Cricut to make your custom shaped mini-album, you can combine any variety of shapes you want! I hope you'll try one of these fun albums for yourself and let us know how it turned out. I can't wait to see your creations...be sure to leave a link to your project in the comments section below!!!