Author: Canadian Living

You need:

  • Coloured acetate report cover (available at stationery stores)
  • Dowel, approx 1/4-inch in diameter and 12-inches long
  • 3/4-inch finishing nail and hammer
  • Small bead that fits over nail

    To make:

  • Download the diagrams (PDF format, requires free Adobe Acrobat Reader).


    1. From acetate, cut 2 squares, as shown on diagram. Cut each along bold lines. From paper, cut circle, 1.5 cm (5/8-inch) in diameter.

    2. With edges even, stack squares and proceed, using both as 1 square. Bend 4 corners to same side of square, matching each X to centre dot; tape in place. Push finishing nail through centre of circle, through Xs, centre dot and bead, then gently hammer into dowel end.

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