Mini Canvas Mixed Media Accordion Book
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Mini Canvas Mixed Media Accordion Book

Turn mini-canvases into darling mini accordion books with this this simple & fun project.

Craft Time: 30-60 minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • 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)
  • Paintbrush
  • Hole Punch
 

Project Instructions

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.