Sunday, 25 September 2016

Candy Cane Lane Fold It Flip It Book

Or shall I call it the FIFI Book for short!?
Love this mini book...can do 18 photos perfectly presented...

And simple enough to make when you work through step by step! Think it surprised everyone at classes...
Also purposely left very simply decorated... mainly from the Candy Cane Lane papers....

Simple decoration for 2 main reasons...
Firstly the end result should really be about the photos...

And secondly.... my ladies had a lot of other projects to work through for the day!
Now this mini book is an amalgam of favourite mini books I have made over the years... all re-designed to make a 6" Square Book...

Outer book format inspired by an Andrea Walford Flip n Fold Book (of which I made a few - though looking back- I never did share the finished mini books on my blog - maybe too many personal family photos on the finished albums)
Inner page format an update on a much used format - here in 2010, here in 2011 and a small one here in 2012

Now what do we reckon... Worth me offering a class-at-home kit for sale? Worth me writing up a tutorial?


  1. Amanda Bates!!!! I have just come to visit you to check a tutorial and had a look through your recent posts. I have been resisting buying any more products from the Seasonal even though I have seen some fabulous work with them. BUT then I came here and now I am not sure I can resist any longer because you have topped the Fabulous work and toppled me over the edge as always. Not sure how you always make everything so amazingly just so..... Nic

    1. Lol and thanks Nic.... Are you telling me you haven't bought Candy Cane Lane!!!? No can't believe that......

  2. Wow is all I can say about this project. Should you do kits/tutorials, most definitely YES!!!!!!!!

  3. Fabulous Amanda. Please do a tutorial. x

  4. Yes pretty please do a tutorial. Love Love Love this.

  5. Please, please do a tutorial. Us Grandmothers with lots of grandchildren, and not enough time will benefit immensely. We can use these fabulous Stampin Up products to give each child their own special keepsake album. This would be a great learning project for the 6 year old, too. Please, please--in time for Christmas gifts!!

  6. Ooo! yes please, a tutorial would be lovely. I can see this working with allsorts of papers.
    Thank you.
    Sue Tyler

  7. Yes, please! I would love a tutorial!

  8. Ok ok ... There will be a tutorial... Hopefully in next week or two...

  9. I'd love a tutorial for this!

    1. There will be a tutorial Linda... but I think (sadly) it will be in 2017.....


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