Tuesday, April 6, 2021

New Dies, More Ideas with Folio Die

 A new release of Eileen Hull dies for Sizzix is here once again. This latest project here is made by combining the two new dies that were designed to coordinate with the FOLIO die and the other thinlit sets. 



The combination of all the dies gave me the opportunity to create a sweet little booklet to give as a gift. 

It began with a collection of coordinating decorative patterned  papers and card stock.  Die-cutting and layering the pieces and altering the folio as the base can create some fun projects. With this collection, the versatility and the ease of using these dies can result in so many interesting combinations. The Folio covers are cut without the fold and extra flap. All but one binding strip was removed for the spine to make the booklet. A single folder/page was constructed for placing in the middle of the booklet. The inside page contains the waterfall cuts.. The outside, front and back folder covers has the corner pocket attached to hold tags. The inside covers (front & back) of the main booklet have the binding die with tags attached. The booklet is finished off front and back with the Mandala die. The front shows a white shiny mandala adorned with flowers and leaves. The back cover has a black foil mandala cut and adhered with a button at the center for part of the closure. 

This blog hop will show ideas of all types to help with inspiration to start creating. This post will not be sharing a step by step tutorial of the process I used, but will be at another time.  Use this link from Eileen Hull Designs to see the post and read about the projects or use the individual links to each participant of the blog view each individual post here. 


Additional Photos of Folio Booklet






Material List

Dies: Folio journal, scoreboard die

         Mandala, thinlit die

         Folio Page, Pocket & Flowers, thinlit dies

         Card, Waterfall & Tags, thnlit dies 

         Bookbinding & Label, thinlit dies

Decorative patterned paper, several coordinating sheets

Card stock, coordinating solid colors

Double sided adhesive tape, various widths 

Spray adhesive or adhesive sheets

Ribbon, to cover spine

Seam binding

Cording, thin black leather

Elastic hair band

Button, flat for closure

Gel medium, matte 

Brush 

Embellishments 


IDEAS

Mother's Day is soon approaching and this little booklet would make a special small, personal gift card or keepsake for any mother, a new mother and grandmother.  Add photos, quotes, memories, gift cards onto or into pockets, the various tags or folded binding.  (NOTE: I have made my own folded accordian style binding for projects, and I'm really liking this new design.)

Think beyond Mother's Day to upcoming graduations, weddings, special birthdays or celebrations. This is basically a four page booklet made from coordinating decorative papers and some basic card stock. It can go from simple to extravagant as anyone likes. Any combination of the Folio Die with the other elements are a great start to very personalized projects.


***A MESSAGE FROM EILEEN***

Welcome to our Chapter 2 Release Party! Today we are sharing Folio Journal accessory dies- the Waterfall & Tags and Book Binding dies and the new Bigz L Camper ScoreBoards die! Use these elements in different size journals, cards and layouts!

Check out all the different ways to use these dies on our Blog Hop. Click through and leave a comment on each of the designers' posts and be eligible to win a $25 gift certificate in Eileen's Etsy Shop! 

Join us on Facebook Live and YouTube Live for an up close and personal look at the team's projects. I will also demo how to use the dies during the show. Really hope you can join us for this fun event- prepare to be surprised! Thanks for joining us!


NOTE: There is also another Eileen Hull die design in this latest collection being released.  It is a 3D Camper on a Scoreboard die to allow the use of heavier materials.  A new project coming soon using this die in a special way. 

Here are images of the three newly released dies from Eileen Hull -


List of Blog Hop Participants

51 comments:

  1. I love all of the fun features in your journal Madeline! That double waterfall page? So cool and the colors you just just pop! Beautiful as always <3

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  2. I love your color choice and what fun bold and beautiful patterns. I love it!

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  3. Just amazing Madeline! Loving your beautiful folio and designs! So gorgeous.

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  4. Beautiful folio - love the way you used the tags as pages with the bookbinding die!

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  5. Beautiful! Great color choices.

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  6. What a gorgeous folio inside and out - love it!

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  7. cute folio thanks for sharing

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  8. Beautiful book! I really like the bright colors against the black background.💖

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  9. Love the waterfall piece. Nice projects!

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  10. Wow! Using the black makes a very striking journal. Love what you have done. Thanks for sharing.

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  11. I love the tags and the gorgeous folio! How beautiful!

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  12. I think I may need to purchase the Folio die.

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  13. Thank you. Thank you, so much for this. Thank you for the suggestions. Everything is just beautiful.

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  14. Love the book with so clever use of the dies!

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  15. Love your style. I am a quilter too!

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  16. Thanks Madeline. I think my favorite is the waterfall tag pages.

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  17. what a gorgeous journal Madeline! Your bright flowers really pop off the black/white stripes, such pretty tags inside along with the waterfall in black with aqua scallops! xx

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  18. I love your journal, it is gorgeous!

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  19. Thanks for the inspiration. Great project.

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  20. Lovely to see this in photos to study it better! So pretty thank you Madeline

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  21. That booklet is lovely...your granddaughter will love it.

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  22. This is wonderful, Madeline! ❤

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  23. good use of Mandala on gift bag!

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  24. So glad to know you don’t need to use mat board always!

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  25. Adorable book what a great gift idea!

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  26. Just beautiful, I love this for a gift idea!

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  27. Just love the black and white cover with the colorful flowers

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  28. Love the black and white cover and the colorful flowers!

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  29. Enjoyed seeing your Folio Booklet on Eileen's release party today! Beautiful work, Madeline!

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  30. Well done & lovely to see you today. Love the the beautiful colours you selected. Beautiful.

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  31. Loved the pretty simplicity of this project, the colours blend well and the photo mat waterfall is brilliant. Hope your grandaughter likes it as much as I do Thank You xxxx

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  32. What a wonderful booklet! Thanks for sharing.

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  33. Those flowers are looking so good. Love your choice of patterned paper and color scheme.

    Teresita Arvelo

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  34. Beautiful booklet! I love the flaps, pockets and tags! Such fun details! Pretty flowers too!

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  35. Beautiful love your bright colour choices!

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  36. I love everything about this! Beautiful colors and fun interactive elements! Wonderful!

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  37. Your book is absolutely darling!! And I loved how you used the tags on your pages!! Such a brilliant idea!!

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  38. Absolutely gorgeous, I love how the flowers pop against the background x

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  39. Your floral design pops against the black and white background, very striking!

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  40. I like this pretty folio booklet you created.

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  41. I love your makes, the mandala on your journal in alternate colors is a.unique accent.

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  42. Your folio booklet is gorgeous! I appreciate you showing a pretty, but not intimidating creation. It is, indeed, a great idea for Mom’s day.

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  43. Your folio booklet is gorgeous! I appreciate you showing a pretty, but not intimidating creation. It is, indeed, a great idea for Mom’s day.

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  44. What a gorgeous folio album Madeline; the black and white really makes those flowers pop and the button closure is such a clever idea. I love how the ribbons pop out of the top and the tag pages are brilliant, so inspiring xx

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  45. Love the bright colors you used and your projects have inspired me to make another purchase: Folio Page, Pocket & Flowers, thinlit dies. I have the mandala, but haven't purchased the Folio page die yet. Thank you for sharing!

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  46. I love how you used the tags with the binding! Great inspiration!

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  47. Clever idea for the tags and binding! Wonderful folio!,,

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