Monday, 22 March 2010

Star Book Tutorial

, Hello.
Here is a tutorial for the star book that I posted on here the other day. These instructions make a 4" square book, and a six point star.

Step 1: Cut your cardstock into six pieces at 4" x 8", six pieces at 4" x 6 1/2" and 2 pieces at 3 3/4" square.

Step 2: Fold all the pieces, except the 3 3/4" ones, in half.

Step 3: Decorate the smaller pieces and the the square pieces. If you are using embellishments keep them flat so it will close properly.

Step 4: Stick the edges of the smaller pieces to the edges of the larger pieces so they create this shape.
Step 5: Stick the backs of each piece together making sure to leave a back and front cover.

Step 6: Stick ribbon along the front and the back of the card. I have used sellotape, but you can use anything as it will be getting covered.

Step 7: Stick the square pieces on the front and back cover. The ribbon can now be used to tie the book open and closed.


Lynn said...

Thanks for the detailed instructions, Mary-Kate!
I've never tried on of these!! Now I can!

Becky said...

Thanks for this tutorial, never tried one.

Erica said...

I love this. It would make great gifts. Can I please link this to my blog?

Lone Pine Designs said...

Thanks for's such a great little project!

Gardner's Basket said...

Great tutorial! I'll be making one of these!

MollyD said...

Thank you for posting this....I am needing something new to try!

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