Peekaboo, I See You!

by Mou Saha

 

Use every fold of an accordion: When you end up with more photos than you can possibly fit on one layout, use the trick Laura Vegas used here. Create a 12" long accordion book, big enough to fit several 2" x 3" photos. You can then attach the accordion to your layout, where it will look like a cute, photo-filled border that won't overwhelm the page or distract from your focal photos.

 scrapbook layout

What I Am Doing Right Now by Laura Vegas. Supplies: Cardstock: American Crafts and Pebbles; Patterned paper: Making Memories and Pebbles; Stickers: American Crafts, Making Memories, and Pebbles; Brads, chipboard, felt accent, metal clip, and ribbon: Making Memories; Decorative tape and plastic accent: Advantus; Acrylic accent: Doodlebug Design; Font: AL Old Remington; Adhesive: Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L and Therm O Web; Other: Beaded chain, staples, and thread.

Try it! Hide photos in an accordion book that's thin enough to fill the space of a page border. Simply score a 12" x 12" paper every 2-1/2" and fill every section with photos and captions.

 

scrapbook layout

 

See three page protector tips for making hidden elements accessible on page 4.

 

Appeared in:

July/August 2011

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great ideas!
Thanks for sharing these ideas on how to "hide" elements and add extra photos... can't wait to try a few out!

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