Now for some tips on making your own book!

The instruction sheet can be found on Chiaki’s site – click on Idea Sheets and then Bamboo Spine Album. Chiaki’s site ROCKS for the BEST tutorial handouts around!!  Thanks Chiaki!

After assembling your book, you have the option of adding lots of fun ribbon to the skewer to hide it.  You don’t have to do this step, but depending on the Simply Scrappin’ Kit you use for your book, you might find it fun to embellish this way. 


Open your book and lay it flat to start slipping the ribbons under the skewer.


Tip for adding the very top and bottom piece of ribbon:



Here are some samples from the class.. I forgot to take pix before everyone left!  ugh! But here are 3 of them:


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I hope you enjoyed this project.. it’s SO fun to make! Thanks to Chiaki for the awesome tutorial!

Have a GREAT day!

~ Patty