Adelaide – Make a mini book or BYO

May 19, 2010

We will be making mini books from playing cards and recycled paper!

They are small.
They are cute.
They are recycled.
They are easy to make.
They will make lovely little gifts.
They will fit inside your purse!

image: CutOut+Keep

When: Wed 26th May
Time: 7-9:30pm
Where: Box Factory – Adelaide Community Centre, 59 Regent St South Adelaide
Cost: $2 donation to the Box Factory
Numbers: We have room for 25 Owls – the first 25 to RSVP are IN!

What to bring:

  • 2 playing cards per book (front and back cover)
  • enough paper for 20-40 pages per book (you can put in more or less)
  • pencil to trace the pages
  • scissors to cut the pages
  • heavy thread or floss
  • hole punch
  • x3 pegs or x2 bull-dog clips
  • white PVA glue (supplied on the night)

If you are keen to see the instructions before we meet – do head over to CutOut+Keep. Thanks for the idea Elizabeth. A of Absinthe and Orange!See you all then!

ps – if you’d rather not bind mini books with us feel free to BYO.

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  • Reply flamehair May 19, 2010 at 10:53 am

    I'll BYO – Mel W

  • Reply Gillian aka Silly Gilly May 19, 2010 at 11:05 am

    I'm there fo' sho'

  • Reply peata May 19, 2010 at 11:37 pm

    they fit great into a card pack box too. alter the box.
    toilet roll mini scrapbook comp

  • Reply hardhatcat May 19, 2010 at 11:48 pm

    I'll put in a tentative to BYO. Cat M

  • Reply rachel May 20, 2010 at 3:47 am

    Great idea there!!

  • Reply Anonymous May 20, 2010 at 8:46 am

    yep i will be there for sure and so will julie tis leonie hugs

  • Reply Anonymous May 20, 2010 at 9:30 am

    see you there BYO…. carla

  • Reply Debra May 20, 2010 at 12:40 pm

    Hope to be there but will prob. BYO. It's almost chilly enough for hot mead … mmm …!

  • Reply Donna May 21, 2010 at 5:57 am

    I'll be there (will try to sneak cards out of the much loved deck on the coffee table… that should make solitaire a bit more challenging for the other half!!)

  • Reply Megs May 23, 2010 at 1:15 am

    Donna – you cheeky thing!

    I will be there but I think I will BYO :)

  • Reply Anonymous May 23, 2010 at 1:48 am

    i'll be there not sure what i'll do but it'll be something! Sue F

  • Reply Anonymous May 25, 2010 at 7:51 am

    I'll be there but will be doing some crocheting
    Marlene R

  • Reply Anonymous May 25, 2010 at 12:22 pm

    Ill be there – Sherri

  • Reply Anonymous May 25, 2010 at 11:47 pm

    I will be there. Ruth

  • Reply flamehair May 26, 2010 at 8:09 am

    I have to un-RSVP I'm afraid. Still have a sick babe to tend to. :( Mel W.

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