Girls Night Out Journal

Laura Nicholas

Get all the major supplies needed to make this project with the Girls Night Out bundle or you can order them separately.

Laura's Tip:Create a fun memory book from your nights out with the girls. The Cotton Scraps can be glued on or sewn on. Once cut out, the edges are easily frayed. Inside the mini album, mix the dividers, pockets and envelopes for a mixture of pages. Add tags, photos, and journaling for a collage look.

Girls Night Out Journal
By Laura Nicholas

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  1. Paint the back, spine and edges of the binder with black paint. Cover the front of the binder with pink dots paper, placing the paper along the edge of the binder but not overlapping the dip next to the spine. Glue the paper to the binder, then turn the binder over and use an craft knife to trim the edges. Add a 2-wide strip of striped paper (stripes running vertically) along the bottom of the binder.
  2. Cut a 3/4 strip of black cardstock and place on the front of the binder to cover the seam between the dot and stripe papers. Wrap the whole binder with pink swirl ribbon. Secure the ribbon to the black cardstock with a small rhinestone flower brad, then glue the strip to the front of the binder. Leave the ribbon ends long enough to tie as a closure.
  3. Mat a 2 1/2x3 1/2 photo on black cardstock. Cluster a Cotton Scrap ticket, large rhinestone flower brad, photo and 3x4 piece of black dot paper and add to the cover of the binder.
  4. Mat a Cotton Scrap quote on black cardstock and foam tape to the striped paper.
  5. Inside the binder: Cover the inside covers with dot and striped papers. Add a 1/4 strip of black cardstock over the seams of the papers.
  6. Embellish the dividers with photos, tags, papers, and journaling. Ink the edges of the dividers with black ink. Some of the papers and tags and such can even expand past the