- Any of the Arnold Grummer™ paper making kits
- A sunny window
- Blender, cello sponges and soft towels
- Personal paper cutter, scissors
- Beacon ZipDry™ Adhesive, double sided foam tape or dots
- Scraps of black paper (think junk mail, left over cardstock scrap, etc.)
- One or more of AG #2718 Mini Fan Book
- Verbiage stamps and black ink pad or computer generated quotes or sayings
- ColorBox™ Stylus™ handle and soft tip
- Small scrap of chip board
- Dies: CheeryLynn™ corner flourish
- Die cut machine: Spellbinders’ Grand Calibur
- Follow the directions found in any of the Arnold Grummer™ paper making kits to create black slurry.
- Create a sheet of thick black paper.
- When the paper is dry, die cut the corner flourish.
- Remove the screw hinge and pages from the book.
- Stamp “Believe” onto the scrap of chip board.
- Us the Stylus handle and tip to apply ink the edges of the stamped chip board and the book cover.
- Deconstruct the die to create small decretive pieces to be attached with Beacon ZipDry™ under the stamped chip board.
- Stamp the saying onto the pages (or
print out verbiage using your computer and printer, then cut and glue to
NOTE: make sure the verbiage is all oriented the same. (My book is landscape oriented and has the hinge on the top left.)
I suggest that if you are making several of these books, stamp or print all of the sayings at once. (I will often do many different related saying at a time as well as die cutting the bits and pieces and save them to assemble the “Fan” book at a later time.)
- Reassemble the fan book.
- Decide on the placement of the deconstructed corner die pieces, and attach them onto the cover with ZipDry™ adhesive.
- Center and attach the stamped chip board to the cover with double sided foam tape or dots.
- Cut a small strip of the handmade black paper to be attached on the left side of the cover.