Make an apple out of book paper [NoBiggie paper crafts]

paper+apple Make an apple out of book paper  [NoBiggie paper crafts]

Because I love a good photo How-To tutorial, here we go:

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Make an apple out of book paper  [NoBiggie paper crafts]
step 1 – Tear out about 4 pages from an old book.
Make an apple out of book paper  [NoBiggie paper crafts]
step 2 – The older the book the better.
Make an apple out of book paper  [NoBiggie paper crafts]
step 3 – Fold one page of book paper in half and cut out a half of a small apple shape and then layer that shape back onto the page and repeat cutting a bigger size each time.
Make an apple out of book paper  [NoBiggie paper crafts]
step 4 – Continue on with the layers 4 -5 times.
Make an apple out of book paper  [NoBiggie paper crafts]
step 5 – For each layer, just fold over the folded edge with all the layers cutting a bigger size each layer.
Make an apple out of book paper  [NoBiggie paper crafts]
step 6 – Try not to cut your thumb as you hold scissors in one hand and a camera in the other. ;) Make an apple out of book paper  [NoBiggie paper crafts]
Make an apple out of book paper  [NoBiggie paper crafts]
step 7 – Gather up a bunch of paper scraps in apple colors: bright red and green apple.
Make an apple out of book paper  [NoBiggie paper crafts]
step 8. Fold in half a fun red paper and repeat cutting a bigger layer.
Make an apple out of book paper  [NoBiggie paper crafts]
step 9 – Add as many layers as you’d like, I did about four layers in red.
Make an apple out of book paper  [NoBiggie paper crafts]
step 10 – for a nice touch, ink the edges with a small brown ink pad.
Make an apple out of book paper  [NoBiggie paper crafts]
step 11 – Sew together the book pages and the red papers separately both with zigzag stitch.
Make an apple out of book paper  [NoBiggie paper crafts]
step 12 – Glue both the layers together and add in some apple seeds, a brown stem and a leaf.

Side note: Learn from my mistake: pay attention to the words on the inside layer, or you might end up with words like: blood, despair and SAVE YOURSELF! Whoa! not quite the words I was hoping for. (LOL)

Make an apple out of book paper  [NoBiggie paper crafts]
step 13 – Make a second one with more appropriate words on the top layer.

Ahhh…much better. ;) Make an apple out of book paper  [NoBiggie paper crafts]

Make an apple out of book paper  [NoBiggie paper crafts]
step 14 – Put your little decoration in a shadow box for all to see!

That’s it. Isn’t it cute?! This is a fun one to make.

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