I love little notebooks. Simple ones that I can throw in my purse, and if something happens to it then it's no big deal. Well, for my December My Little Shoebox project I decided to make a little notebook from the square die-cut sheet from "Green". Here's how I did it.
so that only the ends are scalloped (approx. 3.5 to 4" in width)
make another fold, and be sure to bend it backwards so it's pliable.
Fold the first fold in so that it's inverted.
This step strengthens the paper so that when the holes are punched
they won't rip. It also makes for a sturdier binding.
BEHIND the inverted fold.
on the front so that it can be thrown in your purse),
and a great way to use up some scraps too.
I also keep these in the console of my car so I can sketch or jot something down when I'm in a pinch. And Caroline has taken a liking to little notebooks too. Looks like I'll be making these for a while. :)