- Cut one piece of textured cardstock to 12"x10.5"
- Score both of the long (12") sides of your cardstock at 2 3/8" and 2 7/8"
- Score one of the short (10.5") side of your cardstock at 2 3/8" and 2 7/8"
- Score the other short side of your cardstock at 2 7/8" and 3 3/8"
- Cut along the inside score lines to where they intersect the other inside score lines on all four sides of your cardstock.
- Round all the corners
- Fold the flaps in to create your purse.
- Punch two 1/2" circles
- Use a brad to attach one of the circles to the centre (close to the bottom) of your upper flap.
- Use another brad to attach the other circle to the middle of your bottom flap
- Tie a string around the brad on the underside of the circle and use this as a closure.
- Punch a hole on the very top of your purse about half an inch in on both sides. Thread a piece of ribbon through the holes and tie knots on the inside of the purse to create your handle.
To create the inside pages:
- Cut two 12x6" pieces of cardstock
- Score both at 3", 6", and 9"
- Accordion fold both pieces and attach the two pieces together creating a five panelled strip.
- Glue one of the end panels to the inside of your purse.
- Embellish as desired.
I like to cover the backs of my brads with strips of patterned paper or stickers to keep them from scratching my top photo. My seven year old daughter joined us for Stamp Camp this year and made her very own purse album (pictured below). She was so proud!