How to Create an Altered Book Box Dominoes Set

Sometimes games can be given a personal touch with a little creativity. This dominoes set is a good example, especially using graphic 45, thermoweb and sizzix.

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How to Create an Altered Book Box Dominoes Set
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Cut heavy weight chip board, one at 1 3/8 x 6 1/2 inches and two at 1 3/8 x 2 1/4 inches. Some trimming of the length may be necessary due to variations in the box.

Cut heavy weight chip board, one at 1 3/8 x 6 1/2 inches and two at 1 3/8 x 2 1/4 inches. Some trimming of the length may be necessary due to variations in the box.

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Apply high tack tape to both sides of all chip board pieces and cover with chosen patterned paper. Good ol sport big score used here

Apply high tack tape to both sides of all chip board pieces and cover with chosen patterned paper. Good ol sport big score used here

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Cut internal mats for the book box. Two at 4 1/4 x 2 inches, two at 6 1/4 x 2 inches and one at  6 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches. These mats will leave a small boarder on each side. Use same paper as chip board.

Cut internal mats for the book box. Two at 4 1/4 x 2 inches, two at 6 1/4 x 2 inches and one at 6 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches. These mats will leave a small boarder on each side. Use same paper as chip board.

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Ink edges of internal mats if desired apply tape to back and adhere to inside of book box. Burnish with bone folder.

Ink edges of internal mats if desired apply tape to back and adhere to inside of book box. Burnish with bone folder.

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Adhere covered chipboard into the book box in an equal cross formation

Adhere covered chipboard into the book box in an equal cross formation

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Cut strips of card stock approximately 1/8 inch wide and to the length and breadth of the cross of chipboard, ink edges if desired .

Cut strips of card stock approximately 1/8 inch wide and to the length and breadth of the cross of chipboard, ink edges if desired .

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Cut external mats set 1 from pattern paper, (Good Ol sport title page used in sample) , Two at 6 3/8 x 2 1/8 inches and two at 4 3/8 x 2 1/8 inches. Ink edges if desired.

Cut external mats set 1 from pattern paper, (Good Ol sport title page used in sample) , Two at 6 3/8 x 2 1/8 inches and two at 4 3/8 x 2 1/8 inches. Ink edges if desired.

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Adhere external mats set 1 in to position as shown on all four sides.

Adhere external mats set 1 in to position as shown on all four sides.

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Cut external mats set 2 ( Good Ol sport play ball used in sample ) Cut one at 2 3/8 x 6 7/8 inches and one at 4 7/8 x 6 7/8 inches. Ink edges if desired.

Cut external mats set 2 ( Good Ol sport play ball used in sample ) Cut one at 2 3/8 x 6 7/8 inches and one at 4 7/8 x 6 7/8 inches. Ink edges if desired.

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Adhere external mats set 2 into position as shown

Adhere external mats set 2 into position as shown

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Cut external mats set 3 ( Good Ol sport cheer on used here ) two at 4 7/8 x 6 7/8 inches and one  2 3/8 x 6 7/8 inches. Ink edges if desired.

Cut external mats set 3 ( Good Ol sport cheer on used here ) two at 4 7/8 x 6 7/8 inches and one 2 3/8 x 6 7/8 inches. Ink edges if desired.

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Adhere external mats set three in to position as shown on all sides.

Adhere external mats set three in to position as shown on all sides.

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Cut a card stock rectangle in chosen colour at 5 5/8 x 4 3/8 inches and round corners. Ink edges if desired.

Cut a card stock rectangle in chosen colour at 5 5/8 x 4 3/8 inches and round corners. Ink edges if desired.

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Sizzix enchanted framelits dies were used to cut the next two layer in two chosen card stock colours. Ink edges if desired.

Sizzix enchanted framelits dies were used to cut the next two layer in two chosen card stock colours. Ink edges if desired.

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Another die from the framelits pack was used to cut a patterned paper layer ( Good Ol sport title page used here ). Ink edges if desired.

Another die from the framelits pack was used to cut a patterned paper layer ( Good Ol sport title page used here ). Ink edges if desired.

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The border die from the sizzix regal card set was used to cut 9 boarder strips in chosen card stock colour. Ink edges if desired. An edge punch can be used as well.

The border die from the sizzix regal card set was used to cut 9 boarder strips in chosen card stock colour. Ink edges if desired. An edge punch can be used as well.

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Adhere 2 boarder strips on the centre front as shown to form the starting points.

Adhere 2 boarder strips on the centre front as shown to form the starting points.

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Adhere remaining border strips joining each one next to the previous. Trim if required and continue around box .

Adhere remaining border strips joining each one next to the previous. Trim if required and continue around box .

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Adhere frame layers into pairs. The larger two then the smaller two using tape. Then adhere the small pair to the large using foam tape.

Adhere frame layers into pairs. The larger two then the smaller two using tape. Then adhere the small pair to the large using foam tape.

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Adhere frame unit centrally to the front of the book box

Adhere frame unit centrally to the front of the book box

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Cut 1 card stock strip at 4 3/4 x 1 5/8 and 1 patterned paper strip at 4 1/2 x 1 3/8 inches. Cut chevrons in one end. Ink edges of strips and the banner part pictured ( Good Ol sport banners pack )

Cut 1 card stock strip at 4 3/4 x 1 5/8 and 1 patterned paper strip at 4 1/2 x 1 3/8 inches. Cut chevrons in one end. Ink edges of strips and the banner part pictured ( Good Ol sport banners pack )

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Adhere three pieces together as shown and apply tape the reverse.

Adhere three pieces together as shown and apply tape the reverse.

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Adhere to the external spine of the book box.

Adhere to the external spine of the book box.

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Take frame from Good Ol sport chipboard 1 pack, tag from Good Ol sport chipboard 2 pack and ink edges if desired.

Take frame from Good Ol sport chipboard 1 pack, tag from Good Ol sport chipboard 2 pack and ink edges if desired.

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Fishy cut these images from the paper collection. Good Ol sport 12 x 12 and 8 x 8 inch paper pads were used.

Fishy cut these images from the paper collection. Good Ol sport 12 x 12 and 8 x 8 inch paper pads were used.

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Make the dominoes sign using the good Ol sport card stock alphabet stickers mounted on a plain side from the 6 x 6 inch paper pad.

Make the dominoes sign using the good Ol sport card stock alphabet stickers mounted on a plain side from the 6 x 6 inch paper pad.

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This is the embellishment adherence configuration for the front off the book box.

This is the embellishment adherence configuration for the front off the book box.

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Adhere the fussy cut image shown to the spine of the box.

Adhere the fussy cut image shown to the spine of the box.

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Adhere this chipboard element to the back of the box

Adhere this chipboard element to the back of the box

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Cut dominoe backing papers at 7/8 x 1 7/8 inches. Ink edges if desired. Ensure to cut enough for the entire dominoes set. Use any Good Ol sport papers you desire.

Cut dominoe backing papers at 7/8 x 1 7/8 inches. Ink edges if desired. Ensure to cut enough for the entire dominoes set. Use any Good Ol sport papers you desire.

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Adhere centrally to the back of every dominoe

Adhere centrally to the back of every dominoe

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Cut two pieces of chip board at 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches and line with tape on side. These will form the covers of a score pad.

Cut two pieces of chip board at 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches and line with tape on side. These will form the covers of a score pad.

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Adhere chipboard to chosen pattern paper (good Ol sport 6 x 6 pad used ). Trim corners making sure to leave a space at each corner. Don't trim flush with chipboard.

Adhere chipboard to chosen pattern paper (good Ol sport 6 x 6 pad used ). Trim corners making sure to leave a space at each corner. Don't trim flush with chipboard.

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Apply tape around perimeter and fold flaps and adhere. Repeat for second cover.

Apply tape around perimeter and fold flaps and adhere. Repeat for second cover.

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Cut inside cover mats at 3 3/8 x 5 3/8, the Good Ol sport 6 x 6 paper pad was used.

Cut inside cover mats at 3 3/8 x 5 3/8, the Good Ol sport 6 x 6 paper pad was used.

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Adhere to the reverse side of covers

Adhere to the reverse side of covers

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Cut pages for the score pad at 3 x 5 inches and make holes for binding using bind it all machine. Make hole in covers as well .

Cut pages for the score pad at 3 x 5 inches and make holes for binding using bind it all machine. Make hole in covers as well .

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Attach bind it all wire, then adhere to the to the inside of book box.

Attach bind it all wire, then adhere to the to the inside of book box.

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Embellish cover with border strips from the good Ol sport paper collection.

Embellish cover with border strips from the good Ol sport paper collection.

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Punch holes in book box cover insert eyelets. Position hitch fasteners lined up with eyelet position. Tie loops of hat elastic loop through eyelets , pull tight and fasten around hitch fasteners.

Punch holes in book box cover insert eyelets. Position hitch fasteners lined up with eyelet position. Tie loops of hat elastic loop through eyelets , pull tight and fasten around hitch fasteners.

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