It can be difficult for me to throw away “stuff”; the flotsam and jetsam that accumulates in the warehouse leftover from various things being worked on. One such thing is strips of watercolor paper leftover from when we make our Accordion Books. Tons of them have accumulated. I couldn’t bear the thought of putting them in with the recycling and I’ve been trying to find something interesting to do with them.
After a lot of messing around I realized that they were the makings of a new style of Accordion Book, an Itty Bitty one, and just like that I knew how to utilize those leftovers.
In today’s video you’ll see several opting for creating with these strips. Traditional Accordion Books. Ones with rigid covers. Ones wrapped up in a cloth binding. And my personal favorite, ones transformed into chunky little books with actual covers and a Perfect Binding.
Itty Bitty Accordion Books are truly ‘itty bitty’, with two sizes: 2″ and 3″ tall. Either can be used to create any of the style of Accordion Books I mentioned. They’re handy to carry in a purse or tote and make awesome gifts.
Supplies For This Video:
Joggles Collage Sheets – I used both sheets of Kate Greenway Characters