How to make a Book at Home Video

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Hello! Today I’ll show you how to make a book at home with a step by step video tutorial. So pull out your paper and glue and get ready to craft!

In today’s video I am making simple small books, that are super easy to make once you figure out the method I use! I use a regular stapler to quickly bind these books. So let me show you how to make a book at home today!

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To make a book you’ll need:  A glass cutting mat, some sheets of paper, a stapler, a dish towel, a bone folder, a retractable or exact knife, a ruler and a sheet of cardstock.

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To make these books today I used regular printer paper and a stapler that I have owned for year! I have seen a long reach stapler that is used for book making, but with my technique you don’t really need that. So how to you staple a booklet with a normal stapler you ask? The answer is in the video here.

To trim the book edge, I use a ruler and an utility knife. I’d never tried this method before and boy was I amazed at how neat the result is! I am addicted to this technique now- so easy and so satisfying! Again, see it in action in the video here.

The final books measure about 4.25 by 5.5 inches in size, they are called an A6 sized book. This size is a cute size for a journal or notebook and perfect to carry around in your purse.

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In my blog post last week, I showed 6 Simple and Easy ways to decorate a Notebook – these are quick ideas that I am sure you will enjoy!

Happy Crafting!

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