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I wanted to make my plain black notebooks for uni more interesting :)

Posted by Maybe from Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom • Published See Maybe's 5 projects »
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  • How to make a notebook journal. Arty Notebooks - Step 1
    Step 1

    #1 Photograph 'Muse' notebook.
    Cut out a range of pictures from a newspaper/magazine with a simlilar theme or colour scheme. Glue them to your notebook in an interesting arrangement.

  • How to make a notebook journal. Arty Notebooks - Step 2
    Step 2

    Pick out details such as words by covering them with a square of sticky back plastic.

  • How to make a notebook journal. Arty Notebooks - Step 3
    Step 3

    Cut out pictures in different shapes and stick them over other pictures.

  • How to make a notebook journal. Arty Notebooks - Step 4
    Step 4

    #2 Chanel/Fashion Notebook.
    Make a collage of magazine clipping based around a theme. Overlap the pictures to fill the whole of the notebook cover. Cover images with sticky back plastic of you want to ensure they stay in place.

  • How to make a notebook journal. Arty Notebooks - Step 5
    Step 5

    I really liked this photo by itself so stuck it on the back cover of my notebook.

  • How to make a notebook journal. Arty Notebooks - Step 6
    Step 6

    #3 Lyric diary.
    Be inspired by a favourite song lyric or quote and spell it out in cut out letters of different colours, shapes and sizes. [Lyrics from All Star by Smash Mouth]

  • How to make a notebook journal. Arty Notebooks - Step 7
    Step 7

    #4 Arty Sketchpad.
    Use clippings with contrasting colours so the sketchbook cover stands out.

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Lindsay B.
Lindsay B.
awesome im gonna do this right now!
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Lindsay B.
Lindsay B.
awesome im gonna do this right now!
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