Free Scrapbook Album Instructions and Templates
There are many different types of mini albums and many scrapbook album instructions available either in books, scrapbooking magazines or right here on the internet.
You can use just about anything as a base to making a beautiful memory keepsake. For example clipboards, paper bags, CD tins, coffee filters, Mint tins, cardboard boxes, acetate sheets, playing cards... the list goes on.
I have put together some instructions to show you how to make a mini album with templates that you may print and use.
If you have a mini album tutorial that you would like to share, please let me know using the contact form.
I will be updating this list frequently so be sure to check back for the latest updates so check out some crazy scrapbook ideas.
Crochet Mini Album - crocheted pages together to form a book
Safety pin mini album - A wearable art mini album
Bottle Cap Mini Scrapbook - milk bottle lids + photos + paper = mini book!
ID Badge Holder mini albums - turn those plastic id holders into mini brag books.
How to make a waterfall scrapbook
A sweet mini album based on the waterfall card.
Paper Bag Albums
Purse Paper bag album tutorial
Make a great little purse mini that will stand up on display - SUPA
Waterfall Paper bag album
Another variation of the paperbag album. Lots of different length pages to creatively embellish
Accordion Tag Book Tutorial
An accordion tag book made with 2 sheets of cardstock.
Accordion Album / Concertina album directions
Popular and easy to make. One of the many ways to make an accordion album
Maze book / Puzzle book
Make a tiny mini album from a sheet of cardstock
Easy accordion album
A 4x4 accordion album made in minutes from only 1 sheet of 12x12 cardstock
Chipboard Mini Albums
Name Mini album **new**
Transform ordinary chipboard into a mini album word or name.
Irregular Chipboard mini album
funky chipboard mini album hinged on both sides. Not your regular shaped mini album at all.
keyring mini album
A mini album to clip on to your keyring, purse, bag or mobile phone.
CD Mini Albums and Record books
CD mini album
Made with recycled cd's - Really quick and easy to put together.
CD Holder mini album
A mini made with cardboard CD holders and cardstock. Template to make a CD holder included.
Record Mini Scrapbook Albums ***NEW***
Handmade with 45 vinyl records and bound with a binder ring clip.
Bind It All
Library Pocket Mini Book Tutorial
how to make a mini book with library pockets and cards / tags. Library pocket template included.
Mini Backpack Album ***NEW***
Deena's Tutorial for a back pack scrapbook
Hand bag mini album instructions
funky purse mini album instructions. good for party invitations and greeting cards as well -template is also included.
Flirty Purse directions
An alternate method of making a bag album or backpack mini album
See also the paper bag purse in paper bag albums
Tag Book Instructions
a quick and easy tag book bound with only a book-binder ring, ribbon or fibres
Tag Book 2 Instructions
Very similar to the first tag book with slightly different method of binding.
Matchbook Album instructions
Easy to follow directions to construct an old school match book
Felt mini Albums...
Felt Album pattern
Make this felt mini album along with a mini accordion for a different look album
Flag book mini album
Filled with back and forth flags this mini is an unusual must see.
Gate Fold Scrapbooks
Gatefold mini scrapbook
A mini that opens from both sides of the mini book, just like a gate.
Mini Book Instructions
Easy mini book made with one A4 sheet of paper. you can have hidden packets too. Includes a video link too.
CD Tin with a mini album insert
transform a cd tin into a case to hold your accordion mini album
Star Album instructions
Mini album which forms a star shape when it is opened. Great to use as a display piece.
Square Mini Scrapbook - also known as a carousel and a room scrapbook
Coffee Filter Scrapbook Album Instructions
Make a mini album with secret pockets all from your everyday coffee filters. Upcycle at it's best.
Christmas tree decoration mini album tutotial
A mini album to hang on your tree.
Lantern Mini Album
Looks just like a lantern with photos shining through.
Domino Mini Book
Make an awesome super small album from your old dominos. What a way to upcycle.
Summer Mini Scrapbook
A very cool Wave mini with templates that you can print to make your own.
Make a scrapbook calendar
Great Christmas gift idea.
2008 chipboard calendar
Make a chipboard gift calendar for 2008 - includes a template pattern.
Paper Bag Calendar
A small calendar made with paper bag albums for your desktop.
How to make a perpetual calendar
A very creative wooden block calendar to be used year after year after year.
Making Calendars from cardboard
Just like the title suggests... this one is made from cardboard.
Acrylic Mini Album Instructions
Clear albums are the hottest new trend, learn how to make an acrylic album using acrylic sheets from your local hardware store.
Explosion Box album
Explosion box album
Very cool box made with card stock which folds out to display photos when you take off the lid.