Wonderland Tea Party Folio Part 1

Hi everyone! I’m back today with a partial reveal of my folio that I created for Eileen Hull’s Chapter two Release Party (Thursday on my blog I’ll do a part 2 and maybe a part 3 on Friday…there’s a lot to share). I will start with how I created the cover of this folio so lets get started.

I cut two of the Folio Journal Diecut covers out from a file folder. Since the file folder isn’t as thick as the chipboard/mat board generally used to create the journal I ran each cover spine end first into the Diecut Machine. I ran that ends three to four times over the spine before finally running the whole diecut through the machine. I also used a bone folder to score the indention further before folded the spine on each cover and adhering together. Since I only ran the “cover” part of the diecut through once there is no indention . Plus it will be covered with cardstock/scrapbook paper to make it more sturdy.

I cut the “book hinge” from the Book Binding Thinlit, folded and applied Red Line Tape onto every other fold and stuck together.

I adhered the book hinge to the inside spine.

I cut patterned cardstock to fit/cover each side of the hinge. Instead of gluing each side of the page together I left an opening for a tag/insert. As you can see the initial folio started out tropical but with the cardstock being double sided I went with a colorful Alice in Wonderland instead.

The first page I used an assortment of leftover scraps, embellishments and printables. I glued only the bottom half of the heart to the page to create a pocket.

I applied an Adhesive Sheet to a piece of patterned cardstock before cutting out the wonderland sentiment from the Holiday Words Thinlits (retired). I glued/placed the chipboard letters that spell out Alice, the “in” sticker and the wonderland diecut onto the heart. The bunny is a printable and I used a flower and botton from my stash and I cut a leaf from the Folio Page, Pocket and Flowers Thinlits to complete.

As you can see there is a hidden surprise in the heart pocket! I cut two of the waterfall card thinlits out from Waterfall Card and Tags Thinlits to create the covers for a mini booklet. I cut the pages inside smaller, punched holes in the covers, pages and tied together with bakers twine. I decorated with a fussy cut image of Alice and a diecut frame to finish.

I cut a tag for the inside of the page and added re-enforcer thinlit to either side of the tag before tying off fabric to the tag.

There you have it! As always if you have any questions please let me know. Also be sure to stop back Thursday to see more photos of the inside of this folio. If you aren’t caught up on the latest from Eileen Hull’s Inspiration and Educators Teams you can find these posts HERE and HERE.


Sizzix/ Eileen Hull: Folio Journal Diecut

Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Book Binding Thinlit

Sizzix/ Eileen Hull: Folio Page, Pocket and Flowers Thinlits

Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Waterfall Card and Tags Thinlits

Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Mandala Thinlit

Sizzix/Tim Holtz: Holiday Words Thinlits (retired)

Eileen Hull: Red Line Tape

Diecut Machine

Adhesive Sheet

Paper Cutter



File Folder

Patterned and Plain Cardstocks

Bakers Twine

Beacon Adhesive: Zip Dry Adhesive

Strip of fabric, buttons, Cording, Chipboard Letters


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Artsy Stuff Folio~Part 2

Hi everyone! I’m here to share the inside of my finished folio with you. If you didn’t see last Sunday’s post of how I I created this folio you can find it here. I created it using the Paris Collection by the Robin’s Nest which is 20% off this month. It is simply a gorgeous paper collection and I had some much fun creating this folio with it.

Since I have tons of scraps of paper, embellishments, print-outs, stamped images and stickers I decided I really needed to use up some of my stash thus the name, artsy stuff folio. 🙂 You can check out the rest of my post over at the Chattering Robin’s blog to see how it came out.

Thanks for stopping by, hope your Sunday is awesome and enjoy creating!!!