Saturday, September 2, 2017

File Folder Mini Album Part 3

Welcome back to Part 3 of the File Folder Mini Album series. I am so sorry for the delay in these posts, but I had some difficulties getting everything ready to start at the University I was excepted to and it took a while to get that straightened out.


Art Glitter Glue

(2) 12 x 12" Pattern Paper cut to 6 1/4 x 8"

Score Tape

Binding System ( we put this together in a previous Part)

Bone Folder

Thanks for stopping by please come back again tomorrow for Part 4~ Carla 

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

File Folder Mini Album Part 2

Welcome to Part 2 of the File Folder Mini Album. 


Corner Rounder

Filer Folder Scraps

Score Tape or Therm o web tape

Score Board 

Bone Folder


Chipboard ((2)6 1/2 x 8 1/4) ((1)2 5/8 x 8 1/4)

(2) 12 x 12" Red Card stock

Art Glitter Glue 

Fiskars Trimmer

(2) 12 x 12" White Card stock: 1 cut at 12 x 8" and 1 cut at 8 x 4 5/8"

(2) 12 x 12" Pattern Paper: 1 Cut at 7 3/4 x 12" and 1 Cut at 7 3/4 x 4 5/8"

Red Card stock.

Thanks for stopping by please come back again soon~ Carla  

Monday, July 17, 2017

File Folder Mini Album Part 1

This is the first part of how to make the File Folder Mini I showed yesterday.


12 File Folders

Trimmer (I use a Fiskars Trimmer)

Score Board (Mine is Martha Stewart)

Bone Folder


Tim Holtz Distress Dye ( you can use ink or anything to change the color of the edges if you so choose)


Step 1: Cut the file folders down to 6". Make sure the fold is placed at the 6" mark not the other way around.

Step 2: Open the folders and score at 3 5/8" making the folders 6 x 8"

Step 3:Cut up the middle of the flap and cut the left flap off up to the Score line creating a pocket on the right side.

Step 4: Ink or dye the edges of the folders if you have decided to change the coloring of the edges.

Thanks for stopping by please come back again tomorrow for part 2~ Carla 

Sunday, July 16, 2017

File Folder Mini Album Walk through

This is a new mini album that I designed myself, with a few features from other mini's like My Sister's Scrapper.

General Supplies:

12 File Folders (plain manila are fine)


Score board

Score Tape


Wet Glue

Pattern Paper

Card Stock ( both 12 x 12 and 8 1/2 x 11")

Chip board

Bone folder

Corner Rounder

Cut Files and Supplies used in intro mini:

Santa's Sleigh- Winter Woodland Cricut Cart

Dear Santa - Miss Kate Cuttables

Believe Saying - Miss Kate cuttables

Wreath - Miss Kate Cuttables

Poinsettia 3D - Silhouette Studio Store

HoHoHo Border - Silhouette Studio Store

Christmas Tree Tag - Silhouette Studio Store

Christmas Journaling Card - Silhouette Studio Store

Poinsettia Border - Silhouette Studio Store

Santa Border - Silhouette Studio Store

Joy - Silhouette Studio Store

11 Photo Mats - 5 1/2 x 7 1/2"  

Vintage Santa Print and Cut (I just did a google search for this)

Gingerbread house - Peachy Keen Stamp

Small Tag Printables - I googled these too.

Gingerbread Man - Peachy Keen Stamps

Candy Cane Crossing Sign - Maymay made it stamps

Happy Holidays - Sizzix Die

Reindeer- Darcie's Just Beclause Stamp Set

Sizzix Ornament 5 Die

8 Photo mats 5 1/2 x 7 1/2"

Thanks for stopping by please come back tomorrow for Step one of how to make this mini~ Carla 

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Season's Greeting 5x5" Christmas Card

Welcome back to Christmas in July. My card today is a 5x5" Christmas card for a Card set.


5x5" White Card Base

4 3/4 x 4 3/4" Red Card stock

4 1/2 x 4 1/2" White Card Stock

3 3/4 x 3 3/4" Pattern paper

4 x 4" Red Card Stock

(2) 2 1/4 x 3 3/4" Pattern Paper

(2) 2 1/2 x 2 1/2" Red Card stock

Season's Greetings Stamp by inkadinkado

Bright and Cheery Stamp by Stampabilities 

Stampin' up Cherry Cobbler ink

Art Glitter Glue

Thanks for stopping by please come back again soon~ Carla 

Friday, July 7, 2017

3 Wise-men Shaker Card Christmas in July

Welcome to Christmas in July here at racincrafts. Today I'm going to make a Shaker card using a negative left over from a die cut made with my Siloutte Cameo.


6 3/4 x 4 1/2" White Card Base

6 1/2 x 4 1/4" White Card stock

6 1/4 x 4 1/8" White Card stock

6 1/4 x 4" plastic packaging 

6 1/2 x 4 1/2 Black card stock negative image from the 3 Wise men from the Nativity Set by Designs on Cloud 9

Recollections Christmas Confetti

Spider-man Confetti from party City

Monster High Confetti from Party City

Versa Fin Onyx Black ink

Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Faded Jeans Ink

Joy Clair Away in a Manger Stamp Set

White Fun Foam

Double sided adehsive 

Art Glitter Glue

Thanks for stopping by please come again soon~ Carla 

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Reusable Color Books

This is a re-usable coloring book I made for a Christmas gift. It was a huge hit and so easy to make. 


Coloring pages


Laminator sheets

Chinch machine

Binder rings

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Creative Backgrounds

This is a background I made for Maymay Made It's Creative Backgrounds challenge. 


Tim Holtz Distress inks: Wilted Violets, Dusty Concord, and Seedless Preserves

Purple rub on

Deco Arts Metallic Luster

Anna Griffin embossing Folder

White Paper.

Thanks for stopping by please come back soon~ Carla