Baby photo album with denim cover

First moments, first photos, first year of your baby, all of them gathered and  kept in a handmade baby photo album. Relatively easy to make and expandible further just by adding more card pages. Either made for you or as a gift, it works as a nice piece to keep memories and special moments of a baby to have for years after.


All materials can be found in Canvas Corp Brands shop


Materials used

Canvas Corp – Stitched Greeting Cards – kraft with denim
Canvas Corp – Journal Cover 8.5×11
Canvas Corp – Dark Denim Fringe
Canvas Corp – 12 x 12 canvas sheet
Tattered angels – Simply Sheer – Bold Red (Plain Jane)
Canvas Corp – 45′ Hemp Rope Hank – Red
Canvas Corp – French Baby Girl Words on Ivory 12×12 paper
Canvas Corp – It’s A Girl Sampler on Ivory 12×12 paper
Canvas Corp – Pink and Ivory Ribbon Stripe 12×12 paper
Canvas Corp – Printed Tags – Baby Girl
Canvas Corp – Mini Cards & Bags Pack (12)
7gypsies –  Lace Trimmings Assorted Pack
Canvas Corp – Greeting Cards/Envelopes – Kraft
Baby charms
Wooden buttons


Tools used
PVA Glue
Craft knife / Scissors


Cut the large letters and two round designs from the Baby Girl sampler page. From the canvas sheet cut two circle shapes a bit larger than the round  designs. Fringe the edges and paint them with the Tattered angels Bold red mist.

Baby photo album with denim cover 1


Glue a piece of the 7gypsies lace to the bottom part of the Canvas Corp Journal cover and continue with previously cut embellishments.

Baby photo album with denim cover 2


Cut some Canvas Corp hemp rope and separate it to thinner strings, thin enough to pass through the wooden button holes.

Baby photo album with denim cover 3


Sew the wooden buttons on the cover with the trimmed hemp rope.

Baby photo album with denim cover 4


When finish sewing, add the baby charms on the front cover.


Take one of the Krafts cards and decorated with paper cuttings from the Canvas Corp Baby collection. This card holds the first and the last pages of the photo album and will be placed in the elastic cord of the cover and in its pockets.


Take a stitched greeting Kraft card and decorate it on the front and back parts. Remember that the sides of the card will be facing other pages as you place them in the cord of the journal. This means that you have to plan in advance what you will have first, second etc. In this case, the stitched denim side will be the right side of the album when we open it (left will be the previous step card quotes side).


Add little Kraft envelopes with cards to make pockets for some writing space.


Cut the months from the “It’s A Girl Sampler on Ivory” paper and place them as headers on pages where the photos will be kept for each month.






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