Having a diary is a terrific way to keep yourself organised, relieve stress, and stay on top of your plans for the future. Making your own diary is relatively easy and you can on onpersonal to you. Or, you can convert a notebook you already have into a customized diary with some easy decorations. Learn how to do that with the directions below.
1- Paper & Your Layout
Firstly get your pages for the diary. Choose how many sheets based on your needs. You can get free templates, and print the diary format yourself, or simply use lined notes paper and create the layout afterwards . Once you have the paper you need, fold the portions in half and stack them inner one another so you have several folded pages. You can use a glued binding technique, to keep the paper together.
2 - Binding
Gather together your paper and apply glue down the inner edge the pages of your diary. Alternatively, you can simply stapel down the inner edge of the paper. Now you have the internal content for your diary. Glue the certain edge of the paper to a cowl made from heavy paper, cardstock, fabric, etc. Or, create a short and smooth backbone with some colorful duct tape or similar heavy tape over the glued fringe of the paper.
3 - Cover
Make your cover by wrapping car or fabric around your paper to keep your diary secure and durable. You may wish to create a cover that is slightly oversized, as with many ‘off-the-shelf’ diaries on the market. Once you have created the cover feel free to embellish it with artwork, or your own drawings. Don’t forget to check out the video above for a step by step tutorial on how to make a diary from scratch.