Hopscotch Album Series – Part 1 – Covering Chipboard

Hey Bloggers,

Today i really felt like making a video and just didn’t know what to do at all; so i looked in my paper pad drawer and searched through the “Basic Grey section” and found this new realease paper collection called Hopscotch. I purchased this a couple weeks ago the day it was released and i love it so much. The colors are absolutely FAB if i must say so myself! Hehe, anyways i also used a Colorbok $1 chipboard album from Michaels in a Scalloped Circle that perfectly fits this paper. I will be doing 5-6 videos on how to do the covering (this video) , the inside pages and everything else. I hope you can get this paper line and your favorite chipboard book and follow along. Thanks so so much for watching and i hope you enjoy this series.

How about for todays giveaway i give away a 6×6 Hopscotch stack. Please check you email for the Mothers Day Bouquet post. I emailed one person this morning!!

Please just write a comment below letting me know what videos you want to see in the future to be entered in the giveaway!!!



  1. January 26, 2011 / 5:10 am

    Sweet I love the new Basic Grey papers. I will foolow along but use a different paper collection. I would love to see a video of your scrap space.

  2. January 26, 2011 / 5:25 am

    I love mini albums and ALWAYS love to see you’re creative style!

  3. January 26, 2011 / 5:27 am

    I can’t wait for the next video. I have a chipboard album to use but not that paper collection so I will have to use another.

  4. January 26, 2011 / 5:38 am

    This is great, I’m going to follow along but using a different paper collection. I would love to see more video on how you alter different items. Like you did with jewelry box.

  5. January 26, 2011 / 5:47 am

    Hey Drew! I love your mini albums! I would love to see how to make embellishments. Like if you were out of Prima Flowers (heaven forbid) what you would do to make flowers. Just things you could make to enhance your albums without having to go to Michaels. Thanks!

  6. January 26, 2011 / 6:10 am

    Thanks for being so creative. Love watching your videos.

  7. January 26, 2011 / 6:32 am

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  8. January 26, 2011 / 7:15 am

    Drew fabulous start to a great mini! I think it would be great to see you try to create a project geared more towards your age-group. For example what would you create for one of your friends.

  9. January 26, 2011 / 8:15 am

    Thanks so much for all of the inspiration! I love seeing the minis go together. Maybe other shapes? I’d love to see more altering as well.

  10. January 26, 2011 / 8:32 am

    Hi Drew, love your minis but I’ll like to see you transfer your shabby chic style onto layouts or altered arts. How about an altered art or layout tutorial video with a kit to go along?

    Like perhaps u can show a finished product, then sell a kit or give us the list of products to purchase. And two to three weeks down the road when we all receive our kits you show the tutorial video or do a ustream?

    email: aquaskylet [at] hotmail [dot] com

  11. January 26, 2011 / 10:10 am

    Hi Drew,

    I just love your videos they are awesome. I would love to see more videos on how to do distressing and altered items. Thanks for all you do.

  12. January 26, 2011 / 10:12 am

    These papers are gorgeous-great giveaway! As a total newbie, I love seeing videos like this series where the maker goes thru every step! Also, just videos for newbies like which adhesives to use for different things, different techniques, how to apply different embellies etc.

    Thanks Drew 🙂

  13. January 26, 2011 / 10:59 am

    I am a BG fan!! I love their papers!!
    jtg0398 at sbcglobal dot net

  14. January 26, 2011 / 11:14 am

    I love Basic Grey thanks for the chance
    fasloan at yahoo dot com

  15. Anonymous
    January 26, 2011 / 11:25 am

    Oh a BG giveaway!!! Love them! You’re albums are fantastic and I love watching your videos. Gets lots of inspiration from them. Keep them coming!!!

  16. January 26, 2011 / 11:49 am

    I will be following the vids for sure! Would love to win this as I havn’t purchased any of this collection yet!!Thanks Drew!

  17. January 26, 2011 / 11:52 am

    Hey Drew,

    I have trouble covering chipboard but will try it again and follow along. What adhesive did you use?


  18. January 26, 2011 / 12:25 pm

    I have fallen in love with Basic Grey paper, so cute, hopscotch is adorable, thanks for the chance to win, love to see more altered items

    dbjb1519 at yahoo dot com

  19. January 26, 2011 / 12:27 pm

    I am enjoying all your blogs, and love the videos…Thank you for sharing.

  20. January 26, 2011 / 12:39 pm

    Have enjoyed your mini albums so much. I love how you use lots of products and embellish the books up. I also would like to see how you get a good seal on the paper for shaped mini albums.
    Love BG paper – isn’t it beautiful!

    trepanierm at comcast dot net

  21. January 26, 2011 / 1:56 pm

    I LOVE BG!! Hopscotch looks gorgeous!! How about a video on hand made embellishments? Thanks for the chance to win!!
    ra6352 (at) gmail (dot) com

  22. January 26, 2011 / 1:58 pm

    Hi Drew, I couldn’t find a comment from me….I was half asleep when I watched this last night….so if this is a 2nd comment, just kick me off, but I don’t think I did. If you know any neat pocket tricks for minis, I’d love to see a video on that!

  23. January 26, 2011 / 2:54 pm

    Love Basic Grey and I wish my Micheal’s had those albums, but they don’t. : ( I may have one in my stash, so if I do, I will follow along. I love your video’s and would like to see a mini geared toward boys. I have 2 sons, so it is hard to make mini’s for them.

  24. January 26, 2011 / 2:57 pm

    I would love to see more videos of you putting together mini albums from start to finish. Or even if you do videos on page ideas for minis. Thanks Drew!

  25. January 26, 2011 / 3:08 pm

    Looking forward to see more chipboard albums and card creations using prima flowers. TFS!


  26. January 26, 2011 / 3:59 pm

    I’m new to your blog. I love all your videos, so I don’t have any to suggest. Wonderful projects and thank you so much for sharing with us.


  27. Mika
    January 26, 2011 / 4:16 pm

    Hi Drew. I love all of your work, but I would love to see you alter more things such as the shabby chic jewelry box you did or picture frames. Keep up the good work.


  28. January 26, 2011 / 5:11 pm

    I can’t wait to see the next episode. I love your chipboard albums and am looking so forward to seeing how you do some of your techniques! Thank you so much for sharing your talent.

  29. January 26, 2011 / 6:11 pm

    I am always excited to see creative videos and see what other people can create. It seems to give me a jumping off point! I love the idea of a series. What a great idea. I will be watching, you can count on it. sd connie

  30. debbie
    January 26, 2011 / 9:25 pm

    Just found your blog! Love it! I would like to see more ideas on using different pages and tags to add to a mini. Basic Grey is my fav paper line.

  31. January 27, 2011 / 12:41 am

    I’m fairly new to your blog and love your projects. You are so enthusiastic and I hope you continue with your success. I’d love to see different uses for fabric in scrapbooking/cardmaking. Not just using them for flowers.

  32. January 27, 2011 / 1:07 am

    I have enjoyed following your blog and wanted to award you with a blog award. Please check out my blog for details.

  33. January 27, 2011 / 2:29 am

    I’m new to your blog and loving what you create.
    How about a video on how you’d make an acrylic album. That’s something I’d like to learn.
    Thanks so much!

  34. January 27, 2011 / 2:50 am

    I would love to see you do an acrylic mini album. I have a bunch of acrylic covers in .my stash

  35. January 27, 2011 / 4:07 am

    Thanks for letting us know where we could find these chipboard books. I looked for the before Christmas and could not find them. I was going to use the individual pages for Christmas ornaments. Thanks for your sharing your talents.

    scrapbooknut67114 at gmail dot com

  36. April
    January 27, 2011 / 4:18 am

    Great job with the mini so far. Can’t wait to see the rest..that’s what I want to see…more minis.

  37. January 27, 2011 / 4:36 am

    Love your minis Would love to see how you decide on paper matching for each page for your mini and keep the flow of developing a mini as i m new to this
    Thanks so much!!

  38. Anonymous
    January 27, 2011 / 11:51 am

    Hi Drew – I’d love to see you do some videos that include making your own flowers. I know this is a popular subject but I bet you could put your own spin on it. Thanks!
    Sandi Smith

  39. January 27, 2011 / 1:36 pm

    Hi Drew – I have the chipboard album so I’ll be makng it with you. Can’t wait to find out what the next step is! Great idea to use the $1 albums from Michaels, everybody can afford to make one!

  40. January 27, 2011 / 2:28 pm

    Drew, I just found you on yourube! Wow you have some talent here..love all your designs!

  41. January 27, 2011 / 2:38 pm

    looking forward to learning …never done a mini!

  42. January 27, 2011 / 7:06 pm

    I would love to see a video on taking old negatives and getting them put on your computer so we can save them.

  43. January 28, 2011 / 5:20 am

    Loving your work! Thanks for taking the time to share your talent!

  44. January 29, 2011 / 12:48 pm

    really nice papers.. and it is gonna be gorgeous album.. cant wait for the next videos!!
    cheers from Brazil

  45. January 29, 2011 / 4:59 pm

    I’m just starting to work on mini albums. Have only made one so far but there is definite room for improvement. So any how to videos on mini albums would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!

    coupondenise at live dot com

  46. February 4, 2011 / 2:15 am

    keep up the mini albums! I love them!