For new visitors, this project is part of the ongoing File Folder Mini Series. (There are tutorials & YouTube walk-throughs for all of them. Yay! Links to shop and channel are over there in the right hand column of this page.)
These File Folder Minis are made from standard manila file folders, then decorated with your favorite paper collections. Each FFM is 6” x 8” with a 1.5” spine and each one comes with a completely unique interior design.
In this jam-packed mini you’ll make a fun satchel-style, deep pocket on the inside front cover that holds a thick, full-sized folio!
Then Page 1 is designed from one file folder piece, including top tab, making a top-loading pocket page that comes with a big folder-tabbed pull out tag. Plus a fun fold-out slant pocket, which holds another folder.
So much room for photos, large and small!
And the fun doesn’t stop there! The back of Page 1 features a fold out double pocket AND an add-on page, giving you tons of photo “real estate.” I love hidden goodies, don’t you?
Then it’s on to Page 2, which is an overlapping split pocket page. With more hidden goodies! Photos on the next page.
Those front pocket flaps are actually pull out folders!
But that’s not all. On the back of these pocket flaps there’s space for another cute folder (because, of course there is! Have you met me?)
Then the inside the back cover has, yes, even more room for small to overlarge tags so you can squeeze in as many photos as possible.
One of the things I loved about this collection is it lends itself well to just about any kind of photos. The theme being to imagine, dream big, keep trying…and the colorful palette strikes just the right tone. Striking, but not overwhelming, so your photos will be the highlight.
Want to see more? Check out my walk-through video over on my YouTube Channel HERE.
Instant Download Digital Tutorial!
Interested in making one of your own? You can purchase the instant-download tutorial for this project, which come complete with a full Cutting Guide in addition to the Step by Step Photo Instruction file. The Cutting Guide gives you all the sizes of the foundation mats to create this File Folder Mini AND all the mat sizes for the cardstock and pattern decor mats. So you can use any paper collection you want!
You can find the tutorial right here: File Folder Mini #6 Tutorial.
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