Accordion Fold Book Page Ornament {No.1}

Accordion Fold Book Page Ornament {No.1}

Accordion Fold Book Page Ornament
{Ornament Number One}Materials Needed:Card Stock
Book Pages or Scrapbooking Paper
Your Choice of Embellishments

Laying a sheet of cardstock horizontal, cut two 2 inch strips and fold each strip ‘accordion’ style.
From recycled book pages {or scrapbooking paper} cut two additional strips, 1 1/2 inches wide and fold both ‘accordion’ style.
Connect the edges of the cardstock strips together at each end to form a circle, gluing in place. I like to use Gorilla Super Glue for gluing in small spaces as it dries super quick, holds very well, and doesn’t burn my fingertips! Connect the book page folds the same way, creating a second circle.
Cut two circles from your cardstock using a 1 1/2 inch scrapbooking punch {or cut by hand}. Hot glue one circle onto the center of the book page circle.

Cut a strip of ribbon for the hanger. The second circle gets hot glued onto the back of the cardstock circle along with your looped ribbon for hanging. Hot Glue the book page circle to the front of the cardstock circle.

Now you are ready to embellish the center as you please ~ You can really get creative! I used a wooden cut heart {you can find at your local craft store for about 20 cents}. I used more Gorilla Super Glue to coat the heart then sprinkled on PK Glitter Glitz in Silver. The Gorilla Super Glue dries hard and adheres the glitter very well; not trailing glitter everywhere!

All of the ornament tutorials featured are very basic and allow you to create them to your own personal taste and style ~ be creative and have fun! Enjoy!


  1. very cute stephanie! this would look great on a package.

  2. Great tutorial! I heart Christmas ornaments! Thanks for sharing this!

  3. this looks so easy to make…I am going to a scrappin party this Sat. night and I think now I am going make this ornament plus a few more like it to go on my silver tree…so cute and the black is nice. Look forward to seeing all your ornaments…

  4. That’s super cute! Thanks so much for the directions, I’ll be spreading the word. I’m super excited about this series!

  5. How cute, Stephanie! I love it! 🙂

  6. Now that’s just elegant!

  7. Love it! I’m so excited to see them all!!

  8. It looks great! I can see the possibilities with the background color and the embellishment. Thanks for sharing!

  9. Love it! And I’m having a link party on Friday…will you pretty please link up?!

  10. As if I didn’t LOVE those birds enough, you go and make them into an ornie… AWESOME!

  11. I love this one too! I think I need to buy some glitter!

  12. Now you’ve got the wheels in my head turning! This is such a versatile project.

  13. I love this one too!!!


  14. How lovely! I’m going to whip up a bunch of these.

  15. I really like these and would love to try to make them. Looks like it may be a good go project.

  16. Our service has been down for a few days so have some email catching up to do.
    Ornaments R absolutely Wonderful; fun and easy to do.
    Can’t wait 2 C the rest of your ornaments.
    Thank U

  17. This is so cute!

  18. Very pretty!

  19. This one is my favorite so far!!

  20. I love this! I made one using your tutorial today and it turned out great! (I have will have a picture on my blog tomorrow). Thank you so much for sharing!

  21. Great tutorial!!! I can’t wait to make these for Sukkah decorations for the Jewish Holiday of Sukkot!!! Especially the bird ornaments – thanks!

  22. Hi there – you don’t have a “pin it” button on your posts – ok to pin if you haven’t first pinned it to your own board? I’m working with my library and getting a Pinterest board of book page crafts going in hope to spur our book sales (not every book in print is a masterpiece that should be saved for future generations). You’ve done a nice job with your ornaments.


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