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The Daily Cuppa

My Process of Repurposing a Book

Gift for husband journal

  1. Choose the book: Always hardcover. I look for spines and stitching like the photo below. I look at both size and width — how big do I want to be? How long do I want the finished project to be?
  2. Tear up the book: I usually tear a page out for every two pages I leave in. Though through working with his journal, I may start removing half.
  3. Save torn pages for a later project.
  4. Use plain scrapbook paper or cardstock to cover page.
  5. Embellish — either with words, stickers, pictures, or other pages.
  6. Complete pages one by one.
  7. (Hopefully) finish the book and gift.

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Rachella Angel Page

Writer, wife, lifelong learner. I write about personal development, emotional wellness, relationships and lifestyle.