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I recently decided to spend a lazy Sunday working on some paper crafts. I have only recently been getting back into it and acquiring all the papers and bit and bobs required, so I really felt like “Could I pull of something nice? With what I have??” Of course to be playing around is the best way to figure that out, so I set out to make a “flipbook.” These used to be called folios, and you also see them tagged outgoing mail, snail mail, paper crafts, etc. It’s really just a fun crafty way to send a letter. After creating one I was pretty happy and did a flipbook flip through video to show you what I did and what it looks like. I’d love to hear your thoughts!
Since I used all sorts of products, some I’ve had stashed for years, some of these products I don’t even know the brand, but everything I know the brand of and is still available (that I could find) is linked below. You really shouldn’t stress about products! Just relax and have fun and create!
The solid papers are easy because you can find them all over and substitutions are easy. If you really want to be exact though these are the two main packs I have for solids: Recollections Essentials, and Recollections Bright Essentials
Washi Tape was actually from Ikea years ago, bought it on clearance, but this tape is quite similar Simple Stories – Carpe Diem – Bliss Collection – Washi Tape – Black Speckle
My Die Cut Machine is- We R Memory Keepers – Evolution Advanced Die Cutting Tool
The Fiskars Box Maker (aka Gifting Board) can be found on Amazon.
The Embellishments are from different packs, some have been kicking around my stash for a while. Here are a few similar packs though. Carta Bella Paper – Flora No 2 Collection – Ephemera, Carta Bella Paper – Flora No 2 Collection – Ephemera – Frames and Tags
The Tonic set that I mention is no longer available. The pieces could easily be replaced with other embellishments.
The main paper I used is from a stack by Recollections called “Not