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making the most of my weekends!
Every time i visit a new city, my favourite thing is exploring and hunting down all the coolest stores, galleries, bars and haunts. i live on an island so trips are few and far between and i always manage to forget where these places are the next time i visit! to save myself some trouble, i decided to put together all my little discoveries in one place where i could add notations at will. i think it would be pretty cool to trade with friends too. now everythings all in one place that fits in my purse and doesn't look as geeky as a giant map covered in pen marks!

Posted by Soviette Union from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada • Published See Soviette Union's 11 projects »
  • How to make a zine. Diy City Guides - Step 1
    Step 1

    fold two sheets of computer paper in half and cut along the folds

  • How to make a zine. Diy City Guides - Step 2
    Step 2

    then fold those four sheets in half

  • How to make a zine. Diy City Guides - Step 3
    Step 3

    cut a piece of thin cardboard slightly bigger than the paper sheets

  • How to make a zine. Diy City Guides - Step 4
    Step 4

    with a sewing machine, sew down the center of the paper, cardboard on the back. use a medium length stitch

  • How to make a zine. Diy City Guides - Step 5
    Step 5

    now you have a small book! slap some pleasing motifs on the front and you're officially your own publishing company!

  • How to make a zine. Diy City Guides - Step 6
    Step 6

    use your mad scrapbook skills to put together all your favourite places to eat, addresses of stores you like, art galleries, business cards, phone numbers etc.

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Abby W.
Abby W. · St Louis, Missouri, US · 16 projects
I had a similar idea but lacked the sticktoitivness to actually try it. Love what you did--it's a city guide, a scrapbook, a travel tool...awesome. (:
Little Yggy
Little Yggy · Buenos Aires, AR · 3 projects
This is a great idea! I love it!!! I'm gonna try it soon!! Thanks fot the idea!!
Ginger Ginger.
Ginger Ginger. · Australia, AU · 16 projects
very cool
lex_is_awesome · New York, New York, US · 1 project
omg thiss is soo cool!!!!!! i am gogin to make one!
michelle G.
michelle G. · Antigonish, Nova Scotia, CA · 1258 projects
I love this idea

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