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Bullet Journal

So throughout this process you have all read my idea of making a bullet journal, but what is a bullet journal? The main website where Bullet Journals seem to have cropped up from says a bullet journal is “a customizable and forgiving organization system. It can be your to-do list, sketchbook, notebook, and diary, but…

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Creating Book Pages: Part Two

Now that we have made our paper, decorated our covers, and trimmed our pages, it’s time to get binding! There are many options out there, and I’ve chosen what I consider to be the easiest and fastest. There is always the option to staple your signatures together, but I found this to be bulky during…

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Creating Book Pages: Part One

Now that we’ve created covers for our books, and made paper, it’s time to focus on creating the inside portion of our book! Supplies: Paper Book Scissors Ruler if you want specific measurements (I threw caution to the wind and eyeballed my measurements.) Steps to Trimming Pages: Fold your pages in half. Lay your book…

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Creating a Book Cover

No matter what type of paper you are using, dust jacket or no dust jacket, the possibilities are endless when it comes to designing your books cover! I have a goal to start using a bullet journal so I knew I wanted to turn my book into a creative outlet to start this new journey.…

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Staining Paper

If you are a hardcore bibliophile like myself, you remember wanting to stain paper to make it look older when you were a kid. Who am I kidding, even as an adult I want to do this. Staining paper to your liking is a great way to transform something ordinary, into something extraordinary! You can…

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Making Paper From Paper Bags

Hello and welcome to another post about how to make paper! I am still on the search for a paper making method that is simple, takes up little space, and has a short dry time (see previous post about my tiny apartment and inquisitive cat). And my gosh, I think I might have found my…

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