I was going to do a video on it, but I found one that was fairly close to my method. (You can see her mini album binding method at about 14 minutes in to her video.) I am not very good with an Xacto Knife though, so I bought a strip making die that makes 1/2 inch strips. I can use 1/2 inch spaces or I can scoot the paper over and create 1/4 inch spaces.
This album is my first try of that binding system. I had to try 3x before I got the measurements all right. The pages turn very easily. I like to line my hinges with Tyvek for an anti-tear enhancement but that sometimes makes them stiff. Using ribbon prevents that.
I used a whole lot of Accucut Craft Dies in this album. I've entered it in their August 2015 Challenge for Friendship themed creations! I love using die cuts. One of my custom made ones appears in this album as well.
I used to hate stamping, but now I like that too. Just as I started taking a shine to stamping, stamps and co-ordinating dies sets have become popular! Woo hoo! Wish I were the genius who thought of that!
You can see the full video walk-through of my Friends 4 life scrapbook mini album on my Fairycardmaker Vimeo channel.