Need an easy DIY gift idea that any kid will love? Jaime from That’s My Letter here to share DIY Christmas journals made from inexpensive kids composition books.
There’s still time to make this Christmas journal gift for all those kids on your list who love to write and draw, it makes a great small gift or a nice add on to a larger gift.
Take a peek inside and you’ll see the kids composition books are printed with lines just their size and bonus! a place to draw pictures above the writing:
Kids can use the journal to keep track of gifts received for thank you cards, adventures and travels during the school break, all the exciting events surrounding the holiday and on and on.
Wrap your journal with a fun holiday pencil and printed ribbon:
- kids primary composition books (purchase at Staples)
- damp paper towel
- brown kraft paper
- mod podge
- paint brush
- red & white striped packing tape
- ‘Christmas 2013′ label (free download here)
- paper trimmer
- thin green ribbon
- small craft bells
- 3/8″ grosgrain ribbon
- fray chek
Step 1: Give the exterior cover (front and back) a quick sanding to rough up the ‘shiny’ surface – this will help the kraft paper adhere better. [Read more...]