10 Tutorials to Make Your Own Unique Notebooks

Why would buy when you could DIY? You get the same function, but (usually) for far less cost, and the result is always something uniquely "you." Even the tiniest detail in your home office – like a notebook tossed casually on the desk – can speak volumes about your life and style. After all, they say, "the tools maketh the man". But sometimes the man makes the tools, too.

You don't need to start from scratch. A pride of bloggers have blazed the path before you, leaving behind a bevy of tutorials for crafting your very own notebook. You can craft a handmade notebook or memo pad out of everything, from leather and gold to library cards and paint chips.

What are you waiting for? Get started with one of these how-to's right now:

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