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Create and Embellish a Cookbook Cover With a Bamboo Mat

If you love Asian cooking and have a cookbook with Asian recipes, this is a lovely way to add a touch of the Far East to it. Just one bamboo mat was needed to make-over a cookbook and there was even leftover pieces remaining to embellish a tea light glass and create a napkin ring.



Asian Cookbook Makeover 1

For this project you will need:

- a cookbook you wish to alter (make sure the mat fits the width of the cookbook with some overlap for the inside covers
- 1 bamboo mat
Bamboo Mats

- paper napkin with Asian motif
- paper napkin decoupage glue
- flat and soft paint brush to apply the glue
- strong double-sided adhesive tape


1. Follow the step-by-step illustrated tutorial in the link below to create a cookbook and the tea light.

Craft Tutorial:

Bamboo Cookbook Tutorial

Bamboo Cookbook Tutorial


Asian Cookbook Makeover 2
The cookbook cover looks great in just a few steps.

Bamboo Napkin Ring
Napkin Ring

Bamboo Tealight Glass Cover
Votive Glass Cover

Bamboo Set - Cookbook, Tealight Cover and Napkin Ring
All three of these things were created with just one mat.





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