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Make A Mini Art Museum Book

How to make a mini art museum book •

How to make a mini art museum book •

Summer art camp for Fen has come and gone this year, and one of my favorite things she made was a sort of side project for the kids to work on if they were finished with their main projects. They would make little blank books and fill them with artworks cut from art magazines.

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Fen loved doing this and showed me how to make one. We even took a special trip to the bookstore to buy a copy of Art In America, just to cut up.

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Here’s how you make a mini art museum book from a single piece of paper.

1. Take a piece of paper and fold it the short way.



2. Fold it again in the same direction, taking care to crease your folds.



3. Fold the two short ends in to meet each other.



4. Open the paper up and cut it in from the folded edge, along the middle crease, to the middle.



5. Pinch it open as shown…




…and fold it together to form the book pages. Fill it with art!

What do you think?

Written by Joanne Gonzales

Joanne Gonzales has a passion for getting creative. Whether she is making personalized DIY gifts or taking part in larger arts and crafts projects, she puts her all into making new and beautiful things.

She lives with a group of close friends and believes in the natural way of life. Joanne has built an outdoor arts and crafts gallery that overlooks the countryside in her hometown, which is where all of her creations come to life.

Art started off as a hobby, but over time Joanne has mastered her skills and sold some of her favorite pieces. She works full time as a florist and has done for many years. It helps keep her creative juices flowing and she hopes to one day open her own florist shop with a twist.


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  1. I like these folded books for printables too because it’s easy one sided printing. I love the idea of marking an art scrapbook! How cool for kids to be aware of current artists!

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