Craft: covering books
How to cover your books old school with brown kraft paper.
– NO SCISSORS
– NO TAPE
– NO CONTACT PAPER
Just books and brown kraft paper (or a disassembled paper bag).
And you can do this:
Now you have the perfect spot for doodles and designs!
Thanks Mom and Dad for teaching me this technique so many years ago.
How to cover your books with paper:
Open the book and tear off a piece of paper to size. Fold to make a crease first and be sure you have at least 3″ at top and bottom and 5″ on each side. (My paper could be a little bit wider.)
Begin by folding up the bottom edge just to the edge of the book then make a crease.
Repeat with top edge folding down just above the height of the book.
For the sides open the book again, center on paper, fold over left side to mark edge.
Complete fold to create a slot for the hardcover. Slide left cover into folded corners.
Close the book and repeat for right side, mark the fold using edge of book then finish fold.
Slide right side of cover into folded corner slots.
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