At last, I have started the process of creating a brag book from scratch. I must admit that this has been a prolonged process because of how I do things:
So the first step was looking at examples and collecting ideas : I pinned the ideas on Pinterest, great way to get organized! For those of you who want to start this process and are like me, here is my board Mini Album and Brag books
There is maybe duplicates as I did get a bit carried away! I also used youtube to look at tutorials online, there are so many amazing ideas on creating Brag Books!
Once I finished looking at the examples, I figured that what I liked most were brag books with templates pages that can be used in many ways.
Heartfelt creations was one such maker and another was Jen of Eve designs , both of these brag book creators gave me the sense that their templates can be used to create many variations of a brag book.
I liked that Jen of Eve design has templates that can be stored in a binder and when you are ready to make a brag book, you just have to photocopy the pattern onto cardstock and cut it out by hand. There are many who do not own cutting machines like Silhouette Cameo, Circuit, Brother machines etc. and SVG files would be useless.
With Heartfelt Creations, the brag book and all the inserts came precut and you just had to assemble and put your own matting and photos.
This is a good time in the planning process to look :
In my next post, I will start the actual process I went through to make my brag book digital file and PDF version.
Till next time,
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