Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Seoul Travel Mini-book

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I'm updating today with photos of my Seoul mini-book. It's a little different from my normal binder-ring/handstitch-bound mini-books, because this one really is like a miniature version of a traditional scrapbook.

I used a chipboard binder that has page protectors for my mini-book. The pages inside are approximately 6x8". I covered the binder with patterned paper from Studio Calico's new Classic Calico line. I kept it pretty simple...the spine is covered with a fabrip, and I added some alphas and washi tape.

I used a mix of SC's May, June and July monthly kits & add-ons for the pages inside, as well as some old and new SC retail products. I also incorporated a little bit of Korean stationary on a few of the pages :) Click on any photo to see it larger, if you wish!

I'm really happy with how the mini-book turned out. The pages came together really quickly because I treated the 6x8" size as mini 8.5x11" layouts. Thanks so much for looking! If you have any questions, leave them in the comments and I'll get back to you.

41 comments:

  1. This is one cool album girl - just love it to bits!

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  2. love love love that book. it's clean and perfect and soo very colorful. Always love your work girl

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  3. This is scrappy perfection, Geralyn!

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  4. Truly amazing. I'm really speechless every time I see your talented work.

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  5. I love the polar bear sticky note! I'm going to have to see if there's anything like it on etsy. :-) Your project is so cute!

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  6. absolutely wonderful!! love every bit!

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  7. Love so much of your mini album. I wish one day I can make one for myself too ...

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  8. I love the colors, the format, the design, the binder, well, I think I just love it all! :D

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  9. I don't think I've ever posted, but this is one of the most beautiful projects I've ever seen. I absolutely love it. Thank you so much for sharing.

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  10. I just adore your scrapbooking style - I would love to see your actual process.
    If I could emulate the way you use each product I would be a happy girl!

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  11. So beautiful. . .love the details!

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  12. I absolutely ADORE this!! I'd love to know what kind of album that is??
    - April W
    april121499@yahoo.com

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  13. LOVE this!! your mini books are always amazing and i really like how you combined all those kits =)
    thanks for sharing
    xo

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  14. April - The binder is from a store called Muji. There are a lot of Muji stores in Asia, but the only place in the US that has this store is New York. Hth!

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  15. Thanks so much for sharing your lovely holiday book! We took a family holiday in March that I haven't yet scrapbooked because I'm waiting for the "perfect" pages for my photos. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  16. this is gorgeous geralyn. really, i need an in-person lesson with you on minibooks :) you do a phenomenal job! :)

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  17. Gorgeous mini, Geralyn! Love the combo of papers and embellies that you used.

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  18. I am so in love with your mini album! And I see from your comments the binder's from Muji... wonder if I can convince my hubby it's time for a trip to Asia.

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  19. I just returned from a trip to Munich (and am catching up on blogs!). I'm working on my album but it's much more simple than yours. Love how you mixed all these patterned papers and included all the memorabilia. This is a super awesome album that I know you will love looking back over!

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  20. Great job, Geralyn! Really inspiring! And very fun how you included memorabilia of your trip.
    Isn't it hard making a mini-album and choosing just a few pictures for the album? (that's always my major problem!) Or do you have another way to scrap/ include them?

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  21. This is a wonderful album and a fantastic memory of your trip! Love it!

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  22. Where did you get that album? I love it!

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  23. I really love how you used the Fabrips on the cover! Thanks for the inspiration!

    Laney

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  24. LOVE the album! it is very cute! i scrolled through some of your past posts, and i contributed to Scrapbooking your single years too! and then i noticed that you live in canada too! So do i! i just wanted to say hi!

    Megan

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  25. Pam's Place - Hi Pam, I like to make photo collages to include in my mini-book pages, when I can't choose a favorite photo for an event. Sometimes, I also make pockets to stick in extra photos.

    Samantha L - The album is from Muji.

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  26. Can you tell me the item number for the album? I cannot find it when looking at Muji online. Is it two separate pieces? Or all one piece?

    Thanks!

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  27. Did you purchase this album/binder or make it? I LOVE it!!

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  28. lawsonbl - Sorry, I have no idea what the item number is for the album. I bought it in person, not online. It's two separate pieces...(1) the chipboard binder and (2) page protectors.

    Emily - I bought the binder from Muji.

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  29. Sad we don't have one of those where I live:( But thanks a MILL for sharing!

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  30. FABULOUS! Geralyn you are so creative - I love it!

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  31. amazing book, love it..
    where did you get the binder and the protections pages? are they scrapbook material or ordinary?
    thanks

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  32. Geralyn I'm so loving all your gorgeous mini albums!! So inspirational I think I'm going to have to make one!

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  33. I saw your image on a pin in Pinterest. Love your book. Great idea on the insert pages, too. Love every aspect of it. Thanks for sharing your very personal project!

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  34. This is nice! I want to have my own book and start filling it up with memories 'bout Seoul. Looking for vacation rentals in Seoul is now made easy by the internet.

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