Plaid FolkArt Graduation Memories Book

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by Debbie Saenz, Plaid

Plaid FolkArt Graduation Memories Book

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

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Allow Mod Podge and ink to dry between applications. Project time does not include this drying time.
  • 2
    Sand stars smooth and wipe clean.
  • 3
    Cut out the pages for your book from the Snowcap cardstock. (Use a large star as a template making your pages slightly smaller than the size of the large star).
  • 4
    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).
  • 5
    Paint the edges of each smaller star with Teddy Bear Tan. Paint the interiors of the smaller stars Metallic Pure Gold.
  • 6
    Use the stars as templates to trace onto cardstock (2 large stars Primary Red, 3 smaller stars Maize). Use Mod Podge to apply to stars. Once Mod Podge has dried, sand off excess paper.
  • 7
    Add stickers as shown and, using a liner brush, paint white highlights inside each letter with Wicker White; allow to dry.
  • 8
    Draw lines around the edges of each star with Black marker as shown.
  • 9
    Drill holes and add hardware that will hold your book together. See photo for placement.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Plaid FolkArt Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Teddy Bear Brown 104107513
  • Plaid FolkArt Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Wicker White 104107634
  • Plaid FolkArt Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Licorice 104107658 (2)
  • Plaid FolkArt Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Metallic Pure Gold 104107708
  • Plaid Mod Podge Waterbase Sealer
  • Glue and Finish 8 oz. Matte 104107932
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Shader Size 4 104118909
  • Lara's Crafts New Image Company Wood Star 8 inch 104139749 (2)
  • Lara’s Crafts New Image Company 3/4 inch x 3/16 inch Wood Stars 25 pc. 104139826
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Shape 3-1/2 inch Star 104140087
  • Nicole™ Crafts Cardstock 8-1/2 inch x 11 inch Snowcap 104061494 (5-10 or however many pages you want in your book)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Cardstock 8-1/2 inch x 11 inch Maize 104061496
  • Nicole™ Crafts Cardstock 8-1/2 inch x 11 inch Primary Red 104061431
  • 4 Different Types of Ribbon in Your Choice of Colors and Patterns
  • Nicole™ Crafts Stickers Letters Black 104083221 (depending on message on book more than one package may be needed)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Stickers Stars Red 104083206
  • Nicole™ Crafts Stickers Graduation 104083231
  • Sharpie Permanent Paint Marker Fine Point Black 104128524
  • Binder Rings
  • Sandpaper
  • Drill with 3/16 inch Drill Bit
  • Hardware that Will Hold Your Pages Together