How to cover a journal with wallpaper scraps

Whether you use it to record all your thoughts and feelings or simply to jot down to-do lists, a good journal is practically a necessity. Instead of splurging on an expensive journal from the store, why not buy a cheap one and give it a makeover?
This project is so easy, and you can personalize your journal with whatever colors, words and designs you like. Keep on scrolling to learn how to make one for yourself.
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Materials
- Journal
- Self-stick wallpaper
- Pencil
- Scissors
- Stamps
- Stamp pad
- Ribbon
Instructions
1. Open up the journal and lay it flat on a piece of wallpaper.
2. Trace the outline of the journal onto the wallpaper with the pencil.
3. Cut out a piece of wallpaper the same size of the journal cover, carefully following the line you drew.
4. Peel off the wallpaper backing and stick it to the journal. Smooth out any wrinkles or air pockets.
5. Use stamps to decorate the front of the journal.
6. Cut a piece of ribbon slightly longer than the height of the journal. Cut both ends into V shapes, and place the ribbon inside the journal to use as a bookmark.
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