It’s a special time of year for several
young people out there. It’s graduation time! If you have a loved one
graduating this month here is a way you can help them preserve their memories
of this historic day. Create this graduation memories book. Memories are meant
to be stored and cherished. Don’t miss out on capturing this great milestone.
Debbie Saenz designed this project, and
you can use this as an autograph book, a mini scrapbook, or even as a special
card. If your little ones graduation has already passed, no worries this project
can be tailored to preserve any special memories. Perhaps there is a birthday
celebration coming up, or feel free to start a summer photo album. Below are
all the supplies and the complete instructions you will need to make this book.
- FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors – Teddy
Bear Tan, 2 oz.
- FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors – Wicker
White, 2 oz.
- FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors –
Licorice, 2 oz.
- Mod Podge ® Matte, 16 oz.
2 large wooden stars (approx. 9
inches), 3 smaller gold wooden stars, Yellow scrapbook paper, 5 to 10 pieces of
cardstock (these will be the pages of your book), binder rings, 4 silver
eyelets 3/16”, 4 pieces of 8″ ribbon, Large black stickers to spell
“Graduation”, Small black stickers to spell child’s name and memories, 1
graduation cap sticker, 3 red star stickers, Black permanent ink marker,
Sandpaper, Drill with 3/16” drill bit
Sand stars smooth and
Cut out the pages for
your book (Use a large star as a template making your pages slightly smaller
than the size of the large star); set aside.
Base-coat one side
and the edges of each large star with Licorice (This will be the inside of
front and back covers of the book); allow to dry.