Mini Alphabet Book {tutorial} + National Scrapbooking Day Blog Hop & Giveaway

This post is brought to you by We R Memory Keepers.

Hello! Happy Friday to YOU! 🙂 I have a ton of fun stuff going on in this post! Yay! By the way, did you know that today is National Scrapbooking Day? Yes, it is! To celebrate I have teamed up with We R Memory Keepers & some of the other Lifestyle Studios Design Team Members to bring you some fun tutorials on all of our blogs today. Yes, it’s a blog hop! 🙂 Plus We R Memory Keepers is giving away one of their awesome Crafter’s Totes. I’ll have links to all those goodies in just a bit, but first let me show you how I made this fun Mini Alphabet Book using some awesome We R Memory Keepers products. 🙂

Mini Alphabet Book at #wermemorykeepers #lifestylestudios #papercraft #tutorial

my abc book at

I have made these cute little ABC books for my kiddos for years! I finally decided to update one for my youngest. He was wondering why his cute little face wasn’t in the old one we had! Poor guy! These little books are great for church or quiet time. My kiddos love flipping through the pages. Basically each page (or two) represents a letter, and you use family photos, stickers & embellishments on each page to go along with each letter of the alphabet.

For this project you’ll need a few supplies. 🙂

scrapbook paper
white cardstock

#wermemorykeepers scrapbook paper sets

Dies (I used this alphabet die.)
Evolution Die Cutting Machine or other die cutter
TIP: To see how to use the Evolution Die Cutter I have a tutorial {HERE}.

die cut letters from Lifestyle Crafts

Genius Platform (optional)
TIP: For a Genius Platform tutorial you can head over {HERE}.
Sticky Thumb or other adhesive
vinyl lettering (optional)

#lifestylecrafts #diecutting

chevron washi tape
washi tape
other embellishments
Lifestyle Crafts QuickStik

#chevron #washitape

your favorite family photos
journaling pen
decorative scissors
paper trimmer
cheap plastic photo album from the Dollar Bin

how to make an abc book

This project is super easy! First I created the cover for my book. The good thing about this project is that you can be creative, & you can do it however you’d like to! Your kiddos are going to love it no matter what! 😉 They could even help put one together.

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Then you’ll start working on each page! You have to get creative with some of the letters!

abc book at

Here’s are the words we used in our book to give you an idea! 😉

A: Ault (my maiden name), apple
B: baby, blessing
C: Cailey (my daughter), Clay (my hubby), cat, cowboy, Cole (my son), Cara (my daughter)
D: deer, Daddy, dog
E: Easter
F: fall, farm
G: Ginger (me!), graduation, Grandmother Ault
H: Halloween, happy, house
I: I love you.
J: jump
K: kite, Kelsey (my niece), kiss
L: ladder, Leigh (my sister)
M: milk, Mom

#imamormon #lds #craft

O: blow OUT (picture of my son blowing out his birthday candles)
P: princess
Q: queen
R: Rylan (my son), read, Riches (my sister’s family), raccoon
S: swim, snow, summer, swing
T: temple
U: umbrella
W: Whiskers (our cow)
X: X-mas
Y: Youngbloods (my sister’s family)
Z: Zach (my son), zzzzzzzz (someone sleeping)

abc book

When you’re done you’ll just slide each page inside your album, and then tie a cute ribbon around the top. All done! 🙂


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Now it’s time to check out all of the other fun tutorials going on today! 😉

national scrapbooking day

Check out the blogs below! They are awesome!

Missy Dear
Aimee’s Armoire

Benzie Design
Cokie Pop Paper
Cutesy Crafts
Gluesticks Blog
Kutz Paper Scissors
Making the World Cuter
Midwestern Girl
One Scrappin Mama
Popsicle Toes
Pretty Providence
Scrap Time
Sew Craft Create
Snapping Monsters
The Creative Mom
Tried & True
We R Memory Keepers
Andrea Worley

Now make sure you’ve enter to win this amazing Crafter’s Tote!
Just click the picture below to enter! Good luck! 😉

Enter to win a Crafter's Tote from We R Memory Keepers #giveaway

crafter's tote giveaway

Do you like to scrapbook?
How are YOU celebrating National Scrapbooking Day?
I’d love to hear! 🙂


Annnd don’t forget you can get 20% off any of the We R Memory Keepers
products that I used in this post by using the code GINGER at checkout. 🙂

Mini Alphabet Book at #wermemorykeepers #lifestylestudios #papercraft #tutorial

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Thank you to We R Memory Keepers for providing the product for this post. All opinions are mine. We R Memory Keepers is sponsoring the Crafter’s Tote giveaway, & they will be shipping the prize to the winner. Winner will be announced May 6th.

This project & post were created for Ginger Snap Crafts by Ginger Bowie.

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