Archive | February, 2016

Dewey belong together? – DIY Library Book Valentine

4 Feb

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Some little chocolate books from the blog tikkido were recently shared on a Librarian community on Facebook. Aren’t they just the cutest? I wanted to make some the moment I saw them.

With Valentine’s day coming up, I thought this would be the perfect opportunity to make a chocolate Library book valentine. Most of these pick-up lines are borrowed from a set of Valentine’s day printouts from ABDO. The originals would be a great substitute if you feel like going the low effort route this year. (I won’t judge.)

That said, these little books are really easy to make so you should probably just buy the supplies and get to it.

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Step one: Download and print this free Library Book Valentine PDF. Cut out and fold in half. Each pair of “open pages” should measure approximately 2 1/4″ by 1 1/8″. It doesn’t need to be exact.

Step two: Glue two Hershey’s Nuggets to a small piece of red cardstock or poster board to form the book. I used my trusty hot glue gun.

Step three: Put a line of glue on each Nugget and place your pages on top. I like to push the crease of my open pages into the space between the Nuggets to get the curved effect of a many-page volume.

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And that’s it.

Oh, chocolate Library book, I do want to keep you for my shelf. I want you all to my shelf.

Happy Valentine’s Day!

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