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Mini Art Book

by Stephanie Scheetz

 

Materials:

  • Smooch (any color)
  • Fluid Chalk ink pad (any color)
  • ColorBox Archival Dye ink pad: Wicked Black
  • Hampton Art clear stamp set: Every Occasion
  • Glossy White Cardstock: (2) trimmed to 4.25 x 5.5 inches
  • Matboard: (2) trimmed to 2.75 x 4.25 inches
  • White copy paper: (1) 8.5 x 11 inches
  • String (1) 24 inches
  • Glue stick
  • Craft stick
  • Tray for holding water
  • Water
  • Tissue
  • Craft knife
  • Cutting mat
  • Heat tool
  • Metal Ruler

Directions:

Cover

  1. Pour 1” of water in small tray. Dip Smooch brush into water. Repeat until surface of water is covered with ink.
  2. Place piece of glossy cardstock face down in water and gently push below surface. Carefully remove cardstock and dry thoroughly using heat tool.
  3. Adhere marbleized cardstock onto mat board using glue stick. Use craft stick over surface to flatten and secure firmly. Trim off excess cardstock using craft knife.
  4. Decorate marbleized surface with stamped images. Dry ink thoroughly and “buff” surface using tissue.


Pages

  1. Fold 8.25 x 11 inches paper in half vertically and unfold. Fold paper in half horizontally.
  2. Bring raw edge of paper to folded edge, crease and unfold. Turn paper over and repeat step.
  3. Unfold paper, but keep folded in half horizontally. Position folded edge toward you and cut vertically on creased line to midpoint.
  4. Grip sections to either side of cut and position downward. Flatten sections to create “pages”. Decorate with stamped images.
  5. Place string behind “pages” and adhere in-between covers using glue stick.
  6. Wrap string around book and tie a bow to keep closed.

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Clearsnap would like to thank Hampton Art Stamps for materials used in class.

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