The back to school time has started or almost started depending on where you live and back to school inspired and useful crafts have never been more popular than now. Some of us make notes in a traditional way: in a notebook with pens and pencils. To make your or kids’ back to school time cooler, you may personalize some notebooks in various ways. Let’s take a look at some tutorials.
If you like Eastern cultures and yoga, this idea is for you. A simple black notebook can be given a very inspiring look with a simple white sharpie and some simple school supplies. Read the tutorial and find out how to draw beautiful mandalas on your notebook, vary the colors as you like adding bold touches and choosing colorful notebook covers.
Terrazzo is a popular material for home decor now, and you may add a trendy touch to your notebooks, too. This tutorial will tell you how to make a terrazzo cover for any ready notebook using some white cardboard and bold paints of your choice. Nothing difficult, even your kids can realize this idea, get inspired!
This bold and fun notebook is easy to make and it will bring a fun and glam touch to your space. Take a fabric covered notebook and some fabric paints to make the notebook bold. Prepare some stencils, here the author created a potted cactus and added some letters for a boho feel but you may try different options.
Here’s one more simple idea to spruce up your notebook, and this is stamping and painting. Take a simple plain notebook in the desired color and add various prints and patterns to it using a foam and a usual brush. There’s a video tutorial that will help you understand how to do that easily and fast, watch it and go create something!
Make a stylish set of splatter notebooks and pencils for your school year or for work. This tutorial will show how to easily and fast spruce up black and white notebooks and pencils with just some paints and brushes. Such a chic minimalist set for making notes will be also a great gift for a new school year or for anyone who makes notes.
Galaxy and celestial decor is extremely popular now, and if you wanna add a trendy touch to your workspace or study space, make a galaxy-inspired notebook! This gorgeous piece is really worth making, it will raise up your mood every time you take it. The base is a black fabric notebook, which will give you the perfect background for your galaxy painting. You’ll also need a selection of craft paints in galaxy-worthy colors. Read the tutorial to find out more about the project.
Can’t imagine your life without social nets and emojis? Then make these colorful and cute emoji notebooks! The project is about painting your favorite emojis on the covers, watercolor is a hot trend and combining it with emojis you’ll get a super trendy notebook. Get inspired!
Contact Paper And Gluing
Don’t feel like painting and stenciling anything? Make a stylish notebook attaching some adhesive paper of your choice, it’s a fast and easy project that doesn’t require being an artist. This project will tell you how to make some stylish notebooks using marble paper and copper spray paint. Marble is a timeless idea, and such a stylish notebook will be a nice option for anyone who likes minimalism and stylish things. Get inspired!
Color blocking is a hot trend, and you may use it to give you plain notebook a stylish look. take some bold adhesive vinyl and some adhesive letters and recreate such a geometric design adding a phrase or some words you want. Such stylish notebooks will make leaving notes, designs and plans cooler and more inspiring.
Love boho chic style? Make some bold boho chic notebooks for yourself or people you love! Take colorful plain notebooks and glue some rattan webbing to the cover – what a genius and easy idea! Cane webbing is a gorgeous material that’s modern and vintage all at once, and it’s cheap and easy to use. Enjoy!
These stylish and chic geometric notebooks with rhinestones will make any girl happy! The project will tell you how to attach colorful ribbons in a geometric pattern to the cover and add rhinestones to it. You may also make a ribbon bookmark inside for more comfortable using. Get inspired!
Embroidering And Stitching
I’m totally in love with this embroidered notebook! Such a gorgeous geometric design and a contrasting modern color combo will make anyone happy. You’ll need a simple and plain notebook and some contrasting thread. The most difficult part is to make holes very carefully for a perfect design. Read the tutorial to find out all the details.
Add a touch of gypsy to your plain notebooks with this tutorial. It will tell you how to make colorful fabric hexagons and stitch them to your notebook cover sprucing it up. You may also substitute fabric hexagons with colorful paper ones if you have bold paper at hand. Read the tutorial and go ahead making the notebook!