Thursday, June 14, 2012

All About Me Circle Book

Create a fun memory book from a grocery bag

What You'll Need
  • Brown paper bag
  • Scissors
  • Photos
  • Words from magazines or printed from computer
  • Colored safety pins
  • Colored tape
  • Glue stick
  • Twine
  • Ruler

How to Make It
Cut out a circle from paper bag. Draw a line from center out to edge. Cut on line. Fold circle in half along cut line. Open circle and fold over the quarter formed by the cut forming 3/4 of a circle. Fold the already folded 2 quarters over on the quarter above them so that now you have a semicircle. Fold thick part on remaining quarter of circle. Decorate to your heart’s content. Use colored tapes for tabs and to cover inside seams. Glue photos and words to pages using stick glue. Wrap twine around hand. Cut ends and tie a knot at center. Pin knot to bottom of book. Accent book with colored safety pins.

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