Accordion-fold mini scrapbook cube


Wow, August is almost over! Summer vacations provide so many photo opps…fun times with friends and family. This mini accordion-fold scrapbook cube is perfect for tucking away little mementos & reminders of your summer getaways. It would be fun to make mini scrapbook cubes commemorating any season, or holiday, or a special event like a baby’s birth or a wedding!

Accordian mini scrapbook block with Smoothfoam by Marilyn Gossett

3″ Smoothfoam cube
12″ sheets of cardstock with coordinating papers and embellishments
( I used the “Surf’s Up” assortment from Close To My Heart)
Rubber stamps and ink pads
Die-cuts, mini-envelopes, ephemera, photos
Cosmetic sponge wedge
Dry adhesive
Dimensional adhesive
Jute twine
Paper trimmer and scoring tool

1.  Cut a sheet of cardstock into four 3″ x 12″ strips.  Score each strip at 3″ intervals and fold accordion style.

Accordion mini scrapbook prep

2.  Cut contrasting papers into 2-3/4″ squares and adhere a square to each panel of the cardstock on both sides for all four strips. Adhere a strip to each of the four sides of the cube.

3.  Embellish the squares on each strip as desired with photos, die-cuts, etc. Tuck little notes and other ephemera into mini pockets.

4.  Adhere a finished strip to each side of the cube, then adhere a square of paper to the top and bottom of the cube.

3. Display your mini accordion-fold scrapbook open, or secure by tying a length of jute twine around the cube.

Accordion mini scrapbook closed

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About Marilyn Gossett

I am a wife, mom, pet lover and a woman who has had a lifelong passion for creating art and crafting! I have been a designer, author and consultant in the craft industry for many years and I've authored 40+ craft books. I enjoy working with many mediums and I'm privileged to be on a team of such talented designers. I hope that our viewers enjoy the collective creativity!

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