How to Cover a Book With a Paper Folder



You could be in a situation where you are imposed an agenda or planner with an unpleasant cover. You could also be in a situation where you need to cover a book you like in an artistic way. If you're switching from folders to binders, it's your lucky day because this tutorial can be made with an old paper folder.

Steps

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    Gather your supplies (listed below) and prepare a work table.
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    Cut the middle of the paper folder and a little piece of paper that will be used for the binding. Remove the metal brackets and keep them for later use.
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    Bend one page of the folder around one of the cover pages of the agenda.
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    Cut anything that comes out from behind.
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    Tape the cover onto itself. Don't put tape on the book, that way you'll be able to reuse the cover for same sized books.
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    Tape the binding on one of the covers.
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    Fit it in place.
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    Finished.

Tips

  • You can trace cuts on the covers and pass metal brackets through them. Then use a little elastic twisted onto these brackets and secure it in place.

Warnings

  • Be careful when cutting!
  • Don't bruise yourself on the metal brackets.

Things You'll Need

  • A paper folder;
  • An agenda, which is smaller than one of the pages of the folder;
  • Tape;
  • A cutter;
  • Rope or an elastic (optional)

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