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Published

Time
Time:0h40
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So so

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United States
2008
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Turn an old book cover into a new notebook

I was going to post a how-to until I realized I had NO IDEA what I was doing. No kidding, no idea. I basically took an old hardcover book that was falling to bits, mourned the loss of a Tolkien-related piece and then decided to memorialize the not-that-well-written biography in the form of a diary. I have no idea how to bind books, so I did not feel safe telling other people how to. I managed to stab myself in the phalange with an x-acto knife rather deeply and break the needle on my sewing machine (though it did work), so unless you're a fan of ad hoc crafting then you may just want to look up bookbinding online. ANYWHO, Here's what I finally ended up with. The cover is really cool.


Crafts

Paris Travel Journal

Paris Travel Journal

Use washi tape to make and add pockets to any journal.

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Paperback Book

Paperback Book

Finally, a project that didn't take me all day!

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Collage Book

Collage Book

A simple collage book for playing and exploring.

♥ 2
Make Your Own Journal!

Make Your Own Journal!

Great for Holiday Gifts!

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Make Your Own Book

Make Your Own Book

Make your own book in any color you want

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Altered Journal

Altered Journal

Old Book to Fun Journal

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