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Graduation Memories Book

Use this as an autograph book, a mini scrapbook or even as a special card.

At a Glance:

#3089 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Teddy Bear Tan, 2 oz. - 419

Number Needed: 1
$1.59
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz. - 901

Number Needed: 1
$1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Licorice, 2 oz. - 938

Number Needed: 1
$1.59
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Mod Podge ® Matte, 16 oz. - CS11302

Number Needed: 1
$9.99
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instructions

Other Supplies

2 large wooden stars (approx. 9 inches), 3 smaller gold wooden stars, Yellow scrapbook paper, 5 to 10 pieces of cardstock (these will be the pages of your book), binder rings, 4 silver eyelets 3/16”, 4 pieces of 8" ribbon, Large black stickers to spell “Graduation”, Small black stickers to spell child's name and memories, 1 graduation cap sticker, 3 red star stickers, Black permanent ink marker, Sandpaper, Drill with 3/16” drill bit

Instructions

  1. Sand stars smooth and wipe clean.
  2. Cut out the pages for your book (Use a large star as a template making your pages slightly smaller than the size of the large star); set aside.
  3. Basecoat one side and the edges of each large star with Licorice (This will be the inside of front and back covers of the book); allow to dry.
  4. Paint the edges of each smaller star with Teddy Bear Tan; set aside to dry.
  5. Use the stars as templates to trace onto scrapbook paper (2 large stars red, 3 smaller stars yellow). Use Mod Podge to apply to stars; allow to dry then use sandpaper to sand off excess paper.
  6. Add stickers as shown and, using a liner brush, paint white highlights inside each letter with Whicker White; allow to dry.
  7. Draw lines around the edges of each star with black permanent ink marker as shown.
  8. Drill holes (See photo for placement) and add eyelets.
  9. Give all stars a coat of Mod Podge; allow to dry.
  10. Use hot glue to glue the smaller stars onto the front of your book as shown.
  11. Punch holes in your pages and add them to your book.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.

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