Whether you’re going back to school yourself in September or whether you’re trying to help your kids build the coolest back to school project ever, we’re always advocates for making your own school supplies whenever possible, or at least using your DIY skills to customize the ones you buy! This year, we’ve been feeling particularly enthusiastic about the concept of making our very own notebooks. We’re taking a few classes in the upcoming semester and we have children going back to school, so DIY notebooks of all different kinds of currently scattered to dry on just about every surface of our house!
Are you feeling just as intrigued by the idea of making your very own notebooks as we were, if not more? Check out these 15 fantastic ideas, designs, and tutorials that we’ve come across so far in our search for inspiration and guidance.
1. Personalized lettering notebooks
Perhaps you’ve always been a fan of bright colours but you also have slightly more neat and reserved tastes when it comes to the details you pair those colours with? In that case, we think you’ll get a kick out of the way Craft Remedy made these excitingly bright books that feature personalized lettering in simple black cursive that really stands out!
2. Little scribbler notebooks from scratch
If you’re going to make yourself a notebook (or just about anything else), would you much rather do it from scratch as opposed to just embellishing a pre-made piece that you got elsewhere? In that case, we have a feeling this fantastic DIY scribbler outlined step by step on Brit + Co. might be a little more up your alley! These will look fantastic with any pattern of paper you choose for your covers.
3. Adorable food shaped notebooks
Perhaps you’re convinced that the beauty of making your very own notebooks is that you can make them in any shape you please, so you’re looking for something completely adorable a little more unconventional than what you’ve seen in stores? In that case, we’d be willing to bet that these funny little food shaped kawaii notebooks outlined step by simple steps on Nim C night be a little more up your alley! We can’t get over their tiny smiles and big shiny eyes, no matter which shape you choose to make.
4. DIY unicorn notebook
In our house, with adults and kids alike, the huge way that unicorns are trending in pop culture right now has been a big hit! There’s just something so fun and cheerful about unicorn themed things, so we’re always down to make crafts along the same theme too. We’re sure it’ll come as nor surprise to you, then, that we adored this unicorn shaped notebook from Tikkido more than a little bit!