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« Reply #10 on: August 10, 2011 10:50:12 AM »

Wow!  This is so pretty.  What a great idea.
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« Reply #11 on: September 20, 2011 04:03:25 PM »

So clever!  I love it!  However were you able to cut out all the pages?
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« Reply #12 on: September 21, 2011 12:17:34 PM »

So clever!  I love it!  However were you able to cut out all the pages?

Glad you like it. I used the tin lid to draw a template and then cut it slightly smaller than the lid so the pages would fit. Then I laid the template on a long sheet of watercolor paper and drew around it, moving the template along and repeated drawing around it so that what I had in the end was something that looked like those paper doll chains. Then I cut around the whole shape leaving the inside line uncut so they would stay attached. I scored the uncut lines so folding would be easier and started playing! Hope that helps.
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