– cereal boxes

– decorative/wrapping paper

– plain paper

– stapler and staples

– scissors or paper cutter

– ruler

– ribbon

– decorations

– school photo


Cut papers:

1 cereal box cover, 6 x 4 inches

1 decorative paper, 6 x 4 inches

2–4 plain papers, 5 3/4 x 3 3/4 inches

Fold each paper in half. Remember to fold the fancy paper with the design on the inside. (Hint: fold each paper individually, not altogether.)

Nest papers one inside the other in this order: cereal box, decorative paper, plain papers.

Fold ribbon in half and place ends in fold between cover and papers.

(You will catch the ribbon in the staple.)

Open papers and staple along fold.

Decorate, add school picture and write memories in book.

Kelcey Kalumbulais the mom of three and owner of Cloud 9 Workshop, hosting social craft nights each month. Learn more atcloud9workshop.org.

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