Lately, I’ve been in love with handmade journal/notebook. Ever since I found the tutorial for bookbinding in Pinterest, I wanted to try it. I have to say, I hate you Pinterest!!! For giving me so many inspirations, but no time to work on a project. Heh :p Just kidding.

handmade journal & mini book charm

This is the first journal that I made. The inside pages are HVS paper and the cover is cardboard covered by felt fabric. It’s for personal use, so I make it blue, my favorite color. I also made a mini book charm using the same bookbinding method. Some people┬áseem to appreciate it, and a friend asked if I could make one for her. I said sure. She wanted it red, her favorite color, so I use red wool thread for the binding. For the paper inside, I choose 4 colors: white, pastel rose, pastel ivory, and pastel peach.

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