Mini Canvas Mixed Media Accordion Book
Turn mini-canvases into darling mini accordion books with this this simple & fun project.
- ArtMinds™ Canvas, 3"x3" – Black
- Liquitex® Gel Medium
- Artist’s Loft™ Acrylic Paints – White and Burnt Umber
- Recollections™ Tape Runner
- Jute – Natural
- Buttons – Style of Choice (2)
- Scrapbook Paper – Design of Choice
- Bone Folder (Optional)
- Paper Trimmer (Optional)
- Hole Punch
Step 1 Paint white stripes onto both canvases. Let dry.
Step 2 Antique with watered-down Burnt Umber.
Step 3 Cut scrapbook paper into 3" strips, folding every 3" with bone folders.
Step 4 Glue one end of the accordion-folded paper onto back of canvas.
Step 5 Glue jute on the back side of the remaining canvas, then repeat Step 4. Make sure your jute is long enough to wrap around both canvases a couple of times.
Step 6 Glue button onto front of canvas with gel medium. Let dry.
Step 7 Wrap jute around canvas a couple of times and secure around the button.