Wednesday, 22 January 2020

Introducing 3D Vignette Mini-Albums

3D Vignettes were introduced almost 2 years ago and along the journey, our readers have begged us not to abandon the concept but to keep adding on. As always, your wish is our command! Introducing 3D Vignette Mini-Albums. When the first 3D Vignettes came out, we fashioned them into mini albums using the familiar side piece and slots but now we've made it permanent with a Universal Hinge. Plus we've added a whole collection of dies you can use inside the mini-album including two new shaped card profiles and a new Cinch and Go Cottage Bloom Flower that can be used as a dimensional flower or a flat flower inside the mini-album. Stay tuned as you see a mini-album from each Creative Team Member and card that highlights one of the dies used in the mini-album.

About 3D-Vignette Mini Albums

When the response to the first 3D Vignette cards turned into mini albums blog hop brought such a positive response, readers asked for more. Becca designed an easy to fold Universal Hinge that makes it easy to convert your 3D Vignette cards into Mini Albums. Staying true to her mix and match budget sensibility, of course, all of the elements of this new collection can be used to make flat cards, can be used with original 3D Vignette designs, and older 3D Vignette dies can be refreshed and used with the mini-albums.

Best of all, if you have ever been too overwhelmed to create a mini-album or a scrapbook page, take heart. Since your choices are mix and match, we've taken all of the guess work out. The small format is card-sized which makes it do-able for those of you accustomed to working on a small card size project. We've made albums that are tiny up to 6 x 6" and 8 x 8.

My Projects For Today

First up is Spellbinders S6-164 - Grand Crested Tower.

Here are what the dies I've used in my mini-album actually looks like.

For my project today I made shaped mini album with the pictures of my little daughter :-) I used Spellbinders S6-164 - Grand Crested Tower to create pages in my album. For the binding mechanism I used Spellbinders S5-409 - Universal Accordion Fold Spine. The cover I decorated with Spellbinders S4-1026 - I Carry Your Heart.

Here on the picture above on the right hand side I created a corner belly bind using a border from Spellbinders S4-1033 - Woven Trellis Corners and Border. And on the picture below I used a corner from the same die set.

Here, in the bottom right hand side corner, I added a little flower from Spellbinders S4-1029 - Grateful Thankful Blessed.

The middle of my album I decorated with two beautiful frames from Spellbinders S4-1027 - Double Halo Oval.

Here at the bottom right corner I created a decorative flap using elements from Spellbinders S4-1032 - 3D Interactive Pivot Banner.

On my last page I added beautiful frame with a heart from Spellbinders S4-1026 - I Carry Your Heart.

On the spine I added a lovely panel from Spellbinders S4-1031 - Decorative Edges and Spines.

In addition, I've made two cards using the same die I used in my mini album.

My first card is 3D Vignette card. To create my card I used Spellbinders S6-164 - Grand Crested Tower and Spellbinders S4-1026 - I Carry Your Heart.

The side panels that are needed to create 3D Vignette card I used from Spellbinders S6-138 - Grand Arch 3D Vignettes. I have just trimmed it a bit so it will fit the height of the new Grand Crested Tower.

I decorated my card with handmade flowers from Spellbinders S4-982 - Cinch and Go Flowers IV.

My second card I decorated with Spellbinders S4-1026 - I Carry Your Heart.

I die cut the panel with 'I carry your heart with me' twice. Once in mirror gold and once in ombre pink. I layered all panels on 3D tape to add dimension.

For my background I used the largest rectangle from Spellbinders S5-308 - Hemstitch Rectangle.


These plates are available right now on the Spellbinders website —–> HERE

In the meantime, be sure you leave a comment on this post and on the post of every Creative Team Member for a chance to win an Amazing Paper Grace Die from any previous collection from Becca's Die of the Month offerings.

There are three dies that are being given away. One name will be randomly picked from comments left on the combination of our 7 blogs on the Introducing 3D Vignettes Mini-Albums post between January 22 and January 27, 2020, at midnight US Central Time. We encourage all of our international friends to participate! The randomly selected names will be announced on the Amazing Paper Grace Blog on January 28th. (All giveaways for this hop are managed by and the responsibility of Amazing Paper Grace).

Up for grabs is an Amazing Paper Grace die of your choice Becca's Die of the Month. These dies are typically only available to club members however you can win your choice of any die that has not already sold out.

There will be a total of three dies and a winner can win once among all the blogs. If your name is selected, simply claim it within 2 weeks of the announcement by sending your address through the form under the Contact Tab on the Amazing Paper Grace Blog. There won’t be a reply back but if you leave your choice, the dies will be sent out in our next batch.

The dies will be mailed out from Amazing Paper Grace. (Please note: Please be patient, allow 6 to 8 weeks for the delivery of prize winnings.)

Click on the links to each member to be inspired across a broad range of talent:

Visit Joanna –
Visit Teresa –
Visit Kate -
Visit Ewelina -
Visit Karan -
Visit America -
Visit Becca –

Please visit our January Designer of the Month - Gloria Stengel - to see her version of our mini-album at Gloria Stengel Designs.

Thanks so much for joining us for the 3D Vignettes Mini-Album Hop. Can you see yourself making a gift card mini-album with four pockets and a gift card in each pocket? Do you have an idea for your next mini-album? Share in the comments or let us know which dies have found a way into your heart.


  1. Cudowny zachwycajacy albumik :) czy to Twoja Łucyjka? bardzo mi sie podoba i forma i wykonanie :)

    1. Tak, to jest moja corka :-) ale zdjecia sa stare ;-)
      Dziekuje bardzo za mile komentarze. Przepraszam, ze przestalam pisac po polsku.

  2. Prześliczną pamiątkę dla Łucji Asiu zrobiłaś :) Karteczka też cudna :)

  3. Świetna praca:) Bardzo mi się podoba:)

  4. Lovely, lovely, lovely indeed!
    Thanks for sharing your talent!

  5. Your projects are so beautiful!!!

  6. These are so beautiful. You are very talented!

  7. Beautiful album. There are so many possibilities for these dies.

  8. WOW!!! GORGEOUS WORK!!! LOVE the rainbow colors you've used on your projects, & just EVERYTHING!!!! A SUPER JOB, Joanna!!! ;)<3

  9. Albumik jest prześliczny :) Cudne są te ażurkowe karty :)

  10. Love your mini album and card like the difference colours you used and your daughter is adorable.

  11. This has made a marvelous mini album.

  12. What a beautiful album. I love how you used different colors on each page for a whole new look!

  13. Wow...
    So beatiful.
    Thank you.

  14. Beautiful, my friend is expecting her first granddaughter next month, it would be a beautiful gift

  15. These gorgeous mini album pages frame the photos so perfectly and go together for an exquisite project. I love the pastels that you used.

  16. Ok, this is stunning. Absolutely stunning. Like drop mic.

  17. Such an amazing creation...such beautiful colours and so beautifully made
    Dr Sonia

  18. Beautiful projects--love the colors.

  19. Sweet mini album! Love the colors and details! Beautiful creation!

  20. Piękny albumik. So sweet :)

  21. Your wonderful and colourful project is a treasure to behold, Joanne! Truly stunning! xx

  22. Joanna your album is so inspirational. Many thanks.

  23. Wow! Gorgeous and sweet mini album of your daughter! Love the pastel colors! Your cards are gorgeous! Beautiful work! tfs Hugs, Christine

  24. This album is so precious & beautiful, love it.

  25. Piękny album, może i ja spróbuje taki stworzyć, mam wykrojniki. Pozdrawiam serdecznie w Nowym Roku.

  26. Album śliczny-romantyczny! Piękna pamiątka z Łucją w roli głównej:) Pamiętam ją taką malutką,jak ten czas leci!Buziaki dla Was*

  27. Przepiękny, wyjątkowy albumik i cudowne karteczki :)

  28. Hi Joanna. LOVE this gorgeous album. Fab colors and papers. The gold behind the cuts is a wonderful way to accent. The mini flowers are so very pretty.

  29. The card is gorgeous too! Love the elegant simplicity.


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