Book of Halloween

Hello everyone!! Today I want to share a BIG Halloween album with you all using the amazing Simple Stories  “Simple Vintage Halloween collection!!”

I’m not joking…this album is BIG!!  Measuring in at 8.5”x11”!!  Halloween is my family’s favorite holiday, so I needed something massive to hold all our photos in!!  Do you celebrate Halloween??  What are your favorite traditions?  We love getting together with family, having a big cookout in the driveway to pass out candy…and of course taking the kids trick or treating!!

So because of the size of this album, I ended up using two collection kits.  I wanted my cover to resemble an old vintage book so I used plain chipboard distressed with some Tim Holtz vintage photo Distress Stain, making sure to really saturate the edges so they would puff up and curl a bit.  I also took some kraft cardstock and distressed that as well, including some splatters of black paint.  This was used for my actual spine.

Halloween 1

Each of my pages are pocket pages with the top opening for a large photomat to store lots of pictures!!

Halloween 2

I used regular flat stickers, chipboard stickers and the bits and pieces to decorate each of the pages!!

Halloween 7

Halloween 3

Halloween 4

Halloween 5

To give me lots of extra photo space I created a waterfall in the back cover!!  This is one of my favorites to put in a mini album because of how many photos you can fit into one.  Plus, you can customize it to whatever size you need.

Halloween 6

I hope you have enjoyed this BIG album and it has inspired you in some way!!  Thanks for stopping by!!!

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4 thoughts on “Book of Halloween

  1. Absolutely wonderful. I am wondering how you put the actual pages/ cover together. Do you have a tutorial for that? Thanks

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    1. I unfortunately do not have a tutorial, so sorry. It’s just your typical “pocket page” album that I enlarged though. You can find lots of tutorials from My Sister’s Scrapper on YouTube. She shows you how to make binding systems for your albums. I just customized it to the size I wanted. I hope that helps!!!

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