Little Birdie Crafts Vintage Style Baby Girl Folio Tutorial

Little Birdie Crafts Vintage Style Baby Girl Folio Tutorial

Hello, Friends!  Baby projects are always so much fun to make!  This Vintage Style Baby Girl Tutorial is  easy to create and adorable! It uses one of my all time favorite color combos: pink and tan.

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All together now…awwwwwwwwwww!  Now that we’ve got that out of our system, we can take a look at the details.  I designed this 6 1/2″ x 6″ trifold folio with a gatefold cover.  Vintage lace, soft peachy pink flowers, vintage style papers, distressed edges and a distressed die cut frame give it a real antique feel.

The frame is die cut from medium weight chipboard and designer paper using Tim’s Ornate Frame Bigz Die.  I’ve tapped it with paint to age it, then mounted one of his Lost Relatives photos behind it.  Sweet baby girl ribbon from Really Reasonable Ribbon ties the whole design together.

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Of course, I had to add flowers.  These are from Little Birdie’s new Peach Blend line of blossoms.  The large ones are Serena Peach Blend,  Tiny white Moonlight Beaded Blooms look so sweet tucked in between the larger blossoms.  The sweet flower cluster on the frame is Daniela Peach Blend.  I’m not sure when these will be available to the public, but I hope it is soon because I want more!

Vintage Style Baby Girl Folio Tutorial: A Quick Peek Inside

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The inside of this sweet folio has room for a large 4″ x 4″ photo with journaling space on the left.  On the  right hand side you will find a pocket/gift card combo.  The center is a neat accordion fold mechanism.  The video walk through and tutorial below will reveal all the elements.  Then you’ll be able to create this base, the flaps, pockets and mechanisms by following the step by step photo tutorial.  It’s such a fun, easy design that I think you will want to adapt it for lots of different uses.

Vintage Style Baby Girl Folio Tutorial on YouTube

I hope the tips, techniques and ideas in this video tutorial got your creative juices flowing.  If so I’d love to hear from you in the comment section below.  And remember, there’s a linked supply list at the bottom of this post.

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8 thoughts on “Little Birdie Crafts Vintage Style Baby Girl Folio Tutorial

  1. Charlotte

    This is adorable, and when I heard you say “nice way to welcome the baby” I thought of my old friend who I will soon be welcoming for a visit. How about using our pics from 30 years ago. 🙂
    Thank you for another lovely design.

  2. lynn legge

    Kathy that folio is a treasure for sure..i love the vintage look of it..and the front is my favorite part…you just keep inspiring me with every post…I think one day my brains gonna burst lol
    thank you for sharing with us..i too love to distress edges and use gesso for things you want to age or tone down…

  3. Helen

    You already know that I love this one! Already planning how to use it for family gifts of childhood photos and memories — maybe on their birthdays! God one coming up soon. You keep my creative juices flowing. As always, tfs

    1. kathycNC Post author

      Thank you so very much, Violeta! I’m so glad you are enjoying these folios, as I am having a wonderful time making them! xo

  4. Sherry

    So sweet- need to be making a baby “something” but waiting for the birth. Just can’t get motivated if I don’t know the sex.this is beautiful.

  5. Suzy Q

    Awwww!!! Is absolutely right!!! Just luv this vintage baby girl folio! Thanks so much for the tip of how to gesso and stencil script new paper to give it the vintage look! That’ll help me use up a lot of my stash and save me tons of money! Yay! Big hugs, Suzy Q

  6. Victoria Fletcher Smith

    Good Morning Kathy!!! I love this little folio!! I am addicted to your folios. I can’t wait to try this one. Enjoy your day.


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