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Tutorial: Destinations Address Book in Sleeve

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Liz has put together an excellent tutorial to show you how to create the Address Book in a gorgeous sleeve, found on the new Destinations CD-ROM!

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Directions:

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Step 1: Print out desired design from CD ROM and cut out the elements required. The Broadway and New York design have been used for this project.

Ensure that you have printed enough inner pages for your requirements.

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Step 2: Emboss an A4 piece of Crafter’s Companion kraft card and mount it onto the back of the front and back cover.

Cut two small triangles from the remaining kraft card to act as pockets inside the front and back covers.

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Step 3: Decorate the embossed surface with the vintage photos and antique linen distress inks the lightly rub some Pebeo gilding wax over the surface.

Cut a piece of acetate to cover the front and back covers.

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Step 4: Make a closer by using one of the tickets front he ‘Note cubes’ section of the CD ROM and mount it onto a piece of Kraft card. Affix this to a strip of acetate and then onto another piece of kraft card, the same size as the first.

Bend this into a curve tight enough to fit over the opening of the address book. Affix the closer to the back page of acetate using Collall Tacky glue. Cover the glue that shows through the acetate with paper from the New York design set.

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Step 5: Bind the book together by punching 2 holes for the spine and secure some twine through the holes. Leave it loose enough for the pages to turn.

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Step 6: To make the sleeve, cut piece of kraft card measuring 7½“ by 10”. With the longest edge butted up to the left hand side, use the ultimate Pro to score at ¾” and 6 ¾”.

Turn the card 90° and score at 4 and 5/16”, then 5 and 3/16”.

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Step 7: Prior to assembling the sleeve, emboss the cardstock and decorate the exterior, and interior, as you wish.

Fold and burnish the score lines and assemble the sleeve.

To complete my design I have added a tab for a pen/pencil, used glossy accents to highlight the metallic corners and the text, liquid pearls to highlight the lightbulbs and a brad on the front of the closer.

See the entire Destinations collection:


4 thoughts on “Tutorial: Destinations Address Book in Sleeve”

  • Penny Pearson
    Penny Pearson 20th May 2015 at 1:10 pm

    This is awesome, this is a must make, something different, wonderful what can be achieved with paper

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  • Christine Duffy
    Christine Duffy 20th May 2015 at 3:42 pm

    I love this project and the CD, and thank you for the tutorial. For the life of me I cannot figure out how the closure works, what does the flap of acetate stick to, to make it close? Am I being really stupid, I have read through instructions a few times.... Thanks CC for another gorgeous CD

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    • Liz Jones

      The flap of acetate for the closer has a sticky dot behind it to stick to the acetate cover. Christine, you are not being stupid. This detail was not included in the instruction. The curved acetate flap keeps the book closed anyway so I didn't think it was absolutely necessary to include this detail...obviously I should have. Hope this helps.

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  • Maria

    Hi, The acetate has 2 holes for the spine, position it on the top of all the pages ,match all the holes and insert some twine through all of them. That's all you need to attach it on to the address book. Make sure that there is enough slack in the twine so that you will be able to turn over the pages. Hope this helps.

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