Monday, August 31, 2015

How to make the tiny books for the Rare Oddities configuration box

Hi everyone :-)
Here is the video tutorial on how to make easy and fast tiny paper books using Rare Oddities paper collection from Graphic 45.Use them as small mini albums or for journaling. These are fun and easy to make also for new beginners :-)

Video tutorial

Here is the tiny book I show how to make in the video.You can make as many pages as you like and I will show how to make a flat spine and a rounded like this one :-)

Front of the book with some fussy cut out bottles.

Here the tiny book sits behind the skeleton bottle on the configuration box top.

seen from above

Made about 30 tiny books for this cofiguration box :-)

Seen from the side.

Close up picture of some of the books and other oddities :-)

 You can also use rub ons for the books and here I used rub ons from Tim Holtz .
Seen together with some of the bottles.

Also have an other tutorial on how to make this tiny books with chipboard cover and washi tape binding and here is the link,

Here is the link to the configuration box post where you can find the link to how to make the base for the box.

Here is the link to what`s in the drawers with a coffin mini album tutorial,

Also have a tutorial on how to make the place cards and here is the link,

Supply list:
Rare Oddities collection from Graphic 45, Ranger multi medium matte. cardstock, 8x1mm magnets and Distress ink.

Here is the link to Simonsaysstamp for fine tip bottles,
And here is the link to www.tupelodesignsllc

Here is the link to an Ebay seller for strong magnets,
Just type in 8x1mm magnets in the search felt.

Regarding questions there is a video where frequently asked questions are answered and here is the link, other questions they will be answered here on my blog where I will post new questions that has not been answered before.
Here is the link,

Hope this tutorial is helpful and Have fun creating :-)
Hugs, Anne


  1. You've done it again! Your haunted house is fabulous. I always enjoy watching your videos, you do a great job of explaining how you do these wonderful projects. Your brain must always be in art overdrive. Thank you.

  2. Pretty simple to make...when you do it...LOL....will have to try this...thank you so much for sharing this with us, it...tks

  3. I'm trying to complete a tiny cabinet for my Grandson who likes antiques. I used this paper and wanted to add old "things" to the one shelf. Your video helped so much as I will put several old books on it with a tiny bottle filled with bugs. Thank you so much for sharing.

  4. These are just so precious! I love them, and especially with pockets for little wishes, or little thoughts, or little sentiments. How cute are they and how very quick and easy!

  5. This is absolutely and incredible beautiful piece of art! I still can't believe all is made of paper... You must have been doing this for weeks! AMAZING.

  6. I think I've visited this link 7 times and I'm still in awe at all the detail work!


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