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Olympic medal booklet

Hi everyone, Katrina here from England. As I am sure everyone on the planet is aware the Olympics began in London on Friday and everyone is busy cheering on their country's athletes and watching their favourite sport. Altered Pages has a wonderful vintage Olympic collage sheet which I have used to make a little booklet to keep a record of your country's medals in. Its a simple quick little project that would make ideal gifts for your Olympic party's or just as a keepsake of this 30th Olympiad.

   You will need -
* 12x12 sheet of cardstock
* Vintage Olympic collage sheet printed out twice
*  Book pages
* ledger style scrapbook paper or ledger pages
* Die cut letters or stickers
* Piece of ribbon
* Gold, silver and bronze paint or pens

  How to put it all together-

1. Cut 2 strips of card 4"x12". Score every 4"  on both strips and then stick one on top of each to form a cross.

2. Stick your ribbon piece onto the cover and then use the images from the collage sheet to cover your front cover with posters and add your die cut or stickers to make the word medals. Stick another piece of ribbon onto the back cover and then cover it with book pages.

3. Cover all the pages except the inside 3 with book pages and then use the collage images to decorate. I also added London the the year 2012.

4. For the middle 3 pages I cut my paper slightly smaller then the page size so I could then paint a border of the medal colour around each page. I wrote the colour of the medal on the top of the page but you could use stamps or stickers instead.

  So there you have it a simple little keepsake to record the medals won by your country. Enjoy the Olympics from London, if you are lucky enough to be coming over for them, have a great visit.

                                                            Happy Crafting!
                                                                        Love Katrina

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