Make A Journal. Make a hand bound journal with elaborate side stitching for yourself or as a gift.
The stitching is a lot easier than it looks and is so much nicer to hold than a spiral bound edge. Creating Colorful Bookcovers. BySusan MyersonAugust 2, 2012 With school time just around the corner, I came up with a school craft project that incorporates brightly colored paper.
After all, a long school day could certainly use some sunshine! I created fun book covers using the technique called Iris Folding! The plan was to revamp the old version of the book cover. You know, the one that is made from a grocery bag? Patchwork Book. Cereal Box Books. Photos and Post By Emelie Sanders.
When Momma takes us to the bookstore we each get a book; sometimes two–it depends on her mood, really. Usually, I take the longest time. I quickly scan the fiction area, then turn to the small nook of craft books. Bookbinding. Book Cover. Here's another DIY project from our sweet friend, Sasha - from the The Gilded Bee.
Upcycled Journal From Book. Old Book + Recycled Paper = New Journal!
As part of the Elmer's Holiday Memories Campaign* through Social Fabric, I had the opportunity to create an easy, affordable last minute holiday gift using my favorite Elmer's and X-ACTO products, and requiring only one quick stop at our local Walmart! With all the homework, music lessons, karate and dance classes, school performances, cookie exchanges and all the other holly jolly of the season, there's been little time to shop, let alone craft! DIY Bookbinding. By Arounna Khounnoraj of bookhou I wanted to do a project using some vintage wallpaper I had kicking around. If you like, this project is also good for recycling and reusing some other types of papers. This project is fun and fast and makes great gifts or for your own use. what you need: -paper for the cover (I used wallpaper - you can experiment with different weights and thickness) -small piece of craft paper (2.5 x 5 in.) for the spine -recycled bond paper for the inside of the book (cut to 4 x 5 in.) approx 60 sheets -cutting mat -exacto knife -two large clips -two pieces of thin wood 1 x 6 in.
-brush -white glue step 1: after your paper has been cut to size stack the papers together with the covers on the outside - place the two pieces of wood on the outside and place a clip on the top. Step 2: place another clip on the side and proceed to brush the glue on the edge of the book. it's good to let it dry in between layers - I put on four layers. Staple-Free Matchbook Notepad. In an effort to use up the damaged & small surplus of 2010 calendars I have on-hand, I've been experimenting with ways to repurpose them.
These matchbook notepads were this week's project. They are easy to make .... and adorable ... and completely practical. I'll be making these to drop into my customers' packages as a token of thanks. The paper is from the offcuts of my shipping labels. Bound books. Book binding can seem intimidating because it usually requires specialized tools and costly supplies.
This is an easy and inexpensive way to bind books—and it requires minimal specialized tools. Plus you can make these books any size you want. Many thanks to Jessie for helping me refine the design! Make This - Stab Bound&Journal - Luxe DIY. Tortagialla.com - the creative journal of Artist Linda Tieu.
Since I can think of nothing else but bookbinding today, I thought it was about time I wrote a tutorial and explanation of how I make my journals and sketchbooks and even more importantly – why!?
I’ve always been in awe of the fine art of bookmaking, but really I started making journals for myself to use. It was simply easier to fold up a bunch of papers I had lying around and start journaling. The ability to customize the size, the papers and add in little details made my journals even more special to me as well. However, I soon fell in love with the bookmaking process itself. Bound books. Doll patterns. Good Projects For Pets & People. Make Clothes and Accessories. When you make your own clothing and accessories, your style is truly like no other.
DIY fashion is often quite easy to accomplish, and the satisfaction of saying 'I made it! ' is priceless. Start with some easy projects and advice. DIY style can happen in a matter of minutes. Learn to Sew. Class Description.
5 Minute Halter Top. 64+ Girls Clothes Tutorials! 52 Free Dress Patterns. Posted on | November 7, 2013 | 19 Comments. Www.doityourselfchic.com. Free Skirt Patterns. DIY Bleach Tie Dye. Last summer, we were obsessed with shibori indigo tie dying. No, really . . . we just about dyed anything white in sight.
So when Free People asked us to include a DIY in their guest blogger series, we knew a new tie dye project was absolutely in order. And as the weather is beginning to warm up, what better time than now to start experimenting with reverse tie dye using bleach!