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How-To: Make Your Own Notebook - AppleGreen Cottage. How to make File Folder Books. I was collaborating with my friend Kim last year about some projects we could present at our "Writing and the Visual Arts" workshop at ECEC. We needed some good non fiction ideas and this file folder book fit the bill. I first came across file folder journals in an article in Jan/Feb 2011 Cloth, Paper, Scissors by Heidi Skovski and Karin Winter. It perked my interest and I could envision great applications in the classroom. This is the Owl example we presented at ECEC. This is the Polar Bear version Grade 3 is currently working on. Instead of writing a report the kids have made these books and inside we have tags, pockets, index cards, bookmarks, etc, etc. on which they have put facts, vocabulary, statistics, poems, and paragraphs.

It is a great way to get the students excited about compiling a research file. Now I pre-folded the books for the Grade 3's ahead of time. Open folder and refold the center matching up the tabs. Open up the folder. If you stand it up it should look like this. How Analog Notebooks can Enhance Productivity. Ton Koene In the New Yorker’s recent Why Startups Love Moleskines, David Sax describes the popularity of the spare notebook that many tech-savvy people find superior to digital task software.

M.I.T. students, academics, artists and other high-achieving entrepreneurs prize Moleskine notebooks, which come in variety of shapes and sizes, for their simplicity and efficiency. David Allen’s popular time-management method, Getting Things Done adopted the Moleskine as a preferred tool of productivity in which to capture charts, lists, and bullet points. Says Allen: “The easiest and most ubiquitous way to get stuff out of your head is pen and paper.“ We couldn’t agree more. Of course, your notebook doesn’t have to be a Moleskine.

Sally Schneider Artist John Wellington published part of his journal as an e-book which included this dandy page: john wellington Fashion designer Paul Smith envisioned a his ideal shed in a Moleskine: Paul Smith Writes Sax: Filip Peraić/Behance REALLY love us? Already a member? Watercolor Stenciled Notebooks - Make: 5 minute bookbinding - The House That Lars Built. Materials: Step 1: Take 5 pieces of white office paper. Step 2: Rip it in half with a ruler. Step 3: Fold those in half. Step 4: Cut out a piece of brown paper bag to fit the exact shape of the folded paper. Step 5: Fit the office paper in the brown bag. Step 9: I hope these drawings make sense below. To add some flourish, add some drawings or watercolor. Styling and crafting by Brittany Jepsen Materials: Step 1: Take 5 pieces of white office paper. Step 5: Fit the office paper in the brown bag. Step 9: I hope these drawings make sense below.

To add some flourish, add some drawings or watercolor. Styling and crafting by Brittany Jepsen. 1 Supply 3 Projects: Decorative Gift Wrap - Part 2. NOTE BOOK. Todays diy is a note book. And don´t get terrified by my instructions. Just take it step by step and follow the pictures. Start by cutting 30 pieces of paper with the dimensions 14.5cmx21cm. For the book’s cover, you can cut two pieces of paper of the same size, but from a prettier paper. 1. 2. 3. 4. /// Dagens diy är en anteckningsbok. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. /// 5. 6. 7. 8.

Turn the note book upside down and make a small knot by the hole. /// Vänd så på blocket och gör en liten dubbelknut precis vid hålet, klipp av trådarna. And you are done! /// Och du är klar! #11 DIY Notebooks. I've been really meaning to get all of my blog stuff organized. Right now, I have a couple of notebooks that have tons of lists, ideas, and contacts written down in no particular order. I can't stand it. Then I saw this wonderful project on A Beautiful Mess and I was just so inspired! Thanks Elsie! Here's how I made my own little notebooks using recycled papers. Materials: Pretty patterned paper: I cut up an urban outfitters catalog because they have such awesome designs. Scissors: I brought out pinking sheers but decided against using them. Thick needle and embroidery thread Various writing paper: I used yellow legal pad paper, graph paper, and lined newsprint paper that I use with my students.

Washi tape: Believe it or not, I just jumped on that bandwagon and got my hands on some wash tape and as expected, I am in love! Alphabet letters: I used these to label my notebooks. 1. 2. 3. 4. I also made one for Chris to write down his songs. 4 Ways to Make a Notebook. TrashN2Tees: Upcycled Tshirt Notebook Tutorial. Materials: -T-shirts -Scissors -Popsicle Stick -Composition-style notebook or sketchbook (any book with a boardbook-style cover) Make it: 1.

Lay the book open on the T-shirt (arrange it over the featured logo or design). Cut through just one layer of the shirt, about 2″ outside the edge of the notebook. 2. Spread a thin and even layer over the book cover using a popsicle stick. 3. 4. 5. I'm excited to publish this tutorial on my blog for the first time- it was originally featured in the Back To School (2011) issue of Green Child Magazine. Tutorials. Rosemary travale super blog - How to make a Soft Cover Wrap Around Notebook. How it was done:1.Cut the 25 sheets of paper to 5 x 8 inches. Put them into 5 stacks, with 5 sheets in each stack.2.Using the bone folder, fold each of the stacks in half.3.Using the sewing machine on the widest stitch setting, sew down the center of the crease on each of the five plies.4.This is what each of the piles will look like. 5.Fold the pages in half again and pile them up neatly, with the sewn side facing out.6.Using a press, or something to keep the pile of sewn papers together, put an old board on either side of the pile and insert it all into the press.7.You can see here the paper clamped inside of the press with the two pieces of scrap board on either side.8.With a brush, spread a generous amount of glue across the paper. 11.Now cut two pieces of card stock that measure 5 x 8 inches.

Fold them each in half with the bone folder. These will be the end papers for the book.12.Take the vinyl material and cut a 11 by 5.25 inch piece. Make and bind the ~perfect~ notebook from scratch. Here we're gonna try to bind a notebook with stuff you already have at home. seriously, the most "special" materials you'll need are the canvas and some beeswax (and even that's optional) but before anything else, what the hell is my definition of the perfect notebook?

For me, - the pages should open up flat, like a moleskine notebook - the cover should be very stiff, so i can write on it even if it's propped on my lap - the cover should be highly customizable - the pages should be big and wide, with no lines because i draw a lot - it should be thick enough to contain a whole semester's worth of drawings and notes - sturdy with no fraying on the corners of the cover - preferably with pockets so that's what we're gonna ~try~ and make today the notebook you'll see being constructed is for my friend.

Make a 100 page Notebook. I am so tired of looking for new notebook and never find exactly what I want. So I thought, why not make my own? This tutorial will show you how to make your own notebook using an old record album cover. It also teaches a sewn in bookbinding technique. It may be that you have all these materials at home or something comparable. 1. Optional materials: -clear packing tape -colored paper -pens -glue stick -button -yarn -large bead. Cardboard Notebook. Custom Notebook Cover.