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Topic: Small Book Made from Vintage Matchbook(Now No Matchbook necessary!)  (Read 1611 times)
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jeha
« on: February 14, 2012 09:10:08 PM »

I was just recently admiring these tiny books http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=402443.0 and planning to make my own. When I went to find some light cardboard to use, I came up empty handed. So my brain churned up this Idea for me to make instead. A book made from a vintage matchbook. I call it the matchbooklet.


I love how it turned out! I made another one from scratch, as in no matchbook just using thin packaging cardboard, and with more pages that also turned out cool.(will post later)
I have a tutorial on my blog for the matchbooklet if you are interested.
http://makingmpls.blogspot.com/2012/02/recycled-crafts-how-to-make-book-from.html
New Template so you don't need a matchbook http://makingmpls.blogspot.com/2012/03/recycled-crafts-how-to-make-tiny-book.html
I am new to the paper craft boards, I like it here, It is very inspiring to see all the art made from paper!
Thanks,
Jessica
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« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2012 03:20:24 PM »

That's a great use for those matchbooks once the matches have been used up. I have a few souvenir ones hoarded that I couldn't bear to throw away that would be perfect!
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louiseq
« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2012 06:55:54 AM »

This is such a good idea, I really like it!
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jeha
« Reply #3 on: March 09, 2012 11:58:58 AM »

Hi everyone, I just posted my template on my blog, so that you can make your very own matchbooklet without a Vintage Matchbook!
I used scrap paper and a empty six pack carton.




http://makingmpls.blogspot.com/2012/03/recycled-crafts-how-to-make-tiny-book.html
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JamieB
« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2012 05:43:42 PM »

This is great. Combines my love of all things miniature AND crafty!
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