My Journal


• 2 – Chipboard 6.5”x8.5”*

• 4 - Printed cardstock paper size 6.5”x8.5”* (2 sheets for cover#12-72883, 2 sheetsfor inside cover#12-73146**)

• 4 – Printed cardstock paper coordinating designs size 6.25”x8.25”* (#12-72885, 12-72887**)

• 100 sheets - White paper size 6.25”x8.25”* (pages)

• Fabric ribbon (#12-72922**)

• Chipboard sticker (#12-72925**)

• Rain dots multi chocolate (12-72970**)

• Optional: Epoxy clip (12-73153**)

• Meriken double-stick tape 7/16” width #30013284

• O-wire ring 30076429 5/8” white



• Bind-it-all machine

• Scissors

• Paper trimmer *Or size of your choice

 **Sample used Cloud 9 Chocolate Chalet Collection Note: You can create any size journal and note books using the Bind-it-all machine.



• COVERS - Apply double-stick tape to the front and back of the chipboards. Work on one side at a time. Remove the backing paper from double-stick tape. Carefully place one 6.5”x8.5” cardstock paper to the cover. Flip over the chipboard cover, cover the other side with 6.5”x8.5” cardstock. Repeat the same steps to the back cover and set aside.


• INDEX & PAGES – Take the pages and split them into 4 stacks, approximately 25 sheets per stack. Place 1 sheet of 6.25”x8.25” cardstock on top of each paper stack. Take the fabric tape and cut four-1” strip tape to the printed cardstock to create an index tabs.


• BOOK BINDING We recommend that you read through the Zutter Bind-it-all instructions before you start. Using Bind-it-all machine punch holes to the covers and all pages. Slide in the Owire binding wire and use the Bind-it-all to close the Owire rings.


• EMBELLISHING – Decorate the cover with the chipboard stickers, fabric tape, and rain dots. Continue to decorate the back and index pages with the left over stickers and rain dots. Optional: Clip the Epoxy clips between pages.


2007 Ben Franklin Crafts, Inc.


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