Army Book

Example of plain chipboard

Happy Friday. I am posting a book (a few pages). I made for Scott for Christmas. The project did not take long. It was simpler than others I have made in the past. This one did not have a lot of layers or painting.

I found the chipboard book already scalloped at Target. It has a metal ring that keeps it together. I painted the board and then layered paper and pictures.

The Army stickers are from K&Company. They have stickers for all branches of the military and you can order them online or find in any craft store.

This quick chipboard book is something that I will do again for others (family/friends), especially since there is a brand new Target close to me. With my longer projects I take a regular board book, sand it, prime it, then paint, layer, etc. They turn out really cool, but take much longer to create.

Image is from Jasper John’s American Flag
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Enjoy,
~Alie

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