by Lynda Musante
- Paper board photo album
- Plastic backed foil-black
- Seven 16mm star rhinestones
- ¼" Star hand
- Decorative edge scissors
- Black permanent marker
- ¼" Wide double
- Cut a piece of black
foil 8½" x 12" and place on table with
black side down. Center opened photo album on top of foil.
Use stylus to trace around the edges of the album. Remove
album from foil. Fold foil in half, aligning the 8½"
edges. Cut a slit in foil ¼" from folded edge,
cutting from top edge of foil to traced line. Repeat at
the bottom. Open foil up and trim tab to ¼"
- Place album back onto
foil with center spine of album aligned with the center
fold of foil. Place tape on tabs and fold tabs in. Fold
top and bottom edges of foil up onto album and use double
sided tape to secure foil. Diagonally fold corners (like
wrapping a package) and similarly fold and tape side edges
of foil to album.
- Cut two 4½"
x 6¼" pieces of black foil for inside lining
pieces. Tape pieces to the inside of the front and back
- Cut a 4¼"
x 6¼" piece of silver foil. Trim along edges
with decorative edge scissors. Punch stars along edges of
foil piece with hand punch. Adhere to cover of album at
a slight angle with double sided tape.
- Use double stick tape
to attach star rhinestones in a "Big Dipper" formation
on front of photo album. Draw lines between stars with black
Reynolds® Bright Ideas Crafting Surface Blanks, Ultra
Foil, Double Sided Tape, Stylus; Darice® Rhinestones; Fiskars®
Long Paper Edgers, Scissors, Hand Punch; Sakura of America Permapaque
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