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Notebook Purse

This project shows you how to alter a notebook into a notebook that looks like a purse

by craftbits (shellie wilson)

Great for carrying around the office, school or uni.

What you need

Composition notebook
scrapbook paper (4 12x12 sheets)
ribbon
velcro dots
button
ribbon charm
lace
mod podge
glue

Instructions

Cut 2 corners off the composition book (I used a utility knife and a metal ruler).

Choose scrapbook papers or fabric to cover the book and apply mod podge to the cover of noteboook. Apply paper and smooth with brayer or similar tool.

Fold over excess to back, cutting to miter where needed, applying mod podge and smooth flat.

Glue ribbon with charm to front cover folding over edges to inside.

Allow to dry and repeat for back cover.

Glue ribbon piece for closure to inside back cover firmly and then glue handles to desired locations. Cut inside piece to cover.

Repeat for front cover inside.

Attach Velcro dots to top outside cover and glue lace and button decos onto ribbon on top of the other Velcro dot.

All done!

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