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How To Make a Domino Mini Book

I hope you enjoy this tutorial to make a Domino mini book. This certainly is one way to make a super mini mini album.

What can you do with it

Add it to a necklace or chain to make a piece of wearable art jewelry. Create a little book of poems for a special friend. You can cut up your index photos that you get from the photo lab and pop them into this mini, They are just small enough to fit on to these tiny pages. Make a teeny ABC book for your kids, they'll love these special little books of their own.



Step by Step Directions

Step one

Lay your domino on it's side. With your power drill go ahead and carefully drill a small hole in the center of the side of the domino. Repeat for the other domino. We will be threading embroidery thread or waxed string through this hole a little later.

Step two 

Cut your patterned paper for the two outer covers to size and adhere them to each domino with modge podge or white glue. Use a piece of sandpaper to smooth off the edges. Seal the cover with a couple of coats of modgepodge. Decorate as you wish. As you can imagine you do not have a lot of options due to the small area so you will require very little paper.


Step three

Create an accordion fold mini book. Take a strip of  1 3/4" x 10 1/4"   patterned paper and score it at 7/8" intervals. Fold the strip accordion style. adhere the left end of the accordion strip to the inner front cover and the rhs end to the back cover with glue.

Step four

Take a 10" length of string or thin ribbon and thread it through the drilled hole in the  front cover out the back then thread it through the back cover. Thread 3 or four small beads onto each end and tie a double knot.  Tie the two ends in a knot and bow to secure the mini book closed.

Finished mini book.



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