Faitmain – Faitcoeur

Handmade - Heartmade

Done with my hands, from the bottom of my heart


Dec

2014

DIY souvenirs envelope book


Livre Souvenir 01
An envelope book in order to keep all the little souvenirs of the year.




Livre Souvenir 02Livre Souvenir 03
I discover that a guardian angel belongs to each month of the year, perfect theme for my friend Marie.

12 envelopes 9 cm x 14 cm, each printed with its monthly angel.
The camel color envelopes highlights old paintings and liturgical icons.

Cut the paper that exceeds from the flap of each envelope.

Livre Souvenir 04
Make an accordion in drawing paper.

Height = envelopes height
Width = 1.5 cm per fold
Number of accordion = number of envelopes + 1



Livre Souvenir 05Livre Souvenir 06
Glue the back of the envelope on the right side of the accordion.

Unlike to the mini-book HERE the accordion is not glued to leave place for the envelopes to be filled.



Livre Souvenir 07Livre Souvenir 08
Cut 2 covers in cardboard, envelope size + 4mm in width and height.
Decorate as desired.

I glued black fabric on the cardboard and with my Silhouette I made a stencil to apply gold paint.



Livre Souvenir 09Livre Souvenir 10
Glue 3 pieces of ribbon on the first accordion.
Glue loosely the other ends on the last accordion (I left 2 cm for the spine).

Warning : the ribbons are not glued on the spine and they must have the same length.



Livre Souvenir 11
Glue the first accordion and ribbons on a cover.
Do the same with the other cover.



Livre Souvenir 12Livre Souvenir 13

Cut 2 pieces of card stock (same size as the envelopes) to make end papers (and hide the assembling of the book).

(Your souvenirs under the protection of the guardian angels – Merry Christmas and Happy new year) – (Done with my hands from the bottom of my heart)

Marie, I wish you a very good year.
May this book being filled only with good souvenirs!


Leave a Reply

(mandatory)

  • Gravhelio

    01 Oct 2018

    Très bonne idée

    Reply
  • Nadège

    25 Jan 2017

    Bonjour,
    Excellente idée le livre enveloppes.
    Merci.

    Reply
  • Marie

    23 Jun 2016

    Mon année 2015, avec ce magnifique livres-enveloppes, s’est rempli de beaucoup de souvenir : tickets ciné, concert, petits mots doux, photos… Et d’ici quelques années j’aurai plaisir à y retourner pour me souvenir de tous ces petits trésors glissés dans les enveloppes. Merci Fée Coeur !

    Reply
    •  

      23 Jun 2016

      Merci à toi !
      Tu aurais pu me “commander” un livre 2016… ;-)

      Reply
  • Jeanniel

    22 Jan 2015

    I like how you did the binding of the book – very elegant with the fan folds and the envelopes for pages. With larger envelopes and covers then each month would be able to hold more – like pages from a child’s school work.

    Reply
  • MommyWoman

    22 Mar 2015

    I’m a scrapbooker. What a great idea! I definitely need to make one of these! Nicely done.

    Reply
  • Evelyne

    02 Jan 2015

    Bonne année et un grand merci pour les tutos.

    Reply
  • Lorette25

    01 Jan 2015

    Très joli livre, merci du partage, Meilleurs voeux

    Reply
  • Maminouchette

    28 Dec 2014

    Très beau ce livre. Bonnes fêtes de fin d’année.

    Reply
  • Tourlounne

    28 Dec 2014

    Super J’adore.. ça peut être utile… vraiment j’aime

    Tourlou

    Reply
  • Brigitte

    27 Dec 2014

    Bonne idée très joliment réalisée
    Merci pour ce partage
    Bonne fin de journée

    Reply
  • Scroll