DIY: Mini String Journal

mini string journal DIY

Photo Credit: The Creative Place


Okay how cute is that? So I’m messing around over on Pinterest and I see this cute little button and string mini journal and I knew I had to share it with you guys. It’s adorable and I can’t wait to make one myself! If you guys make it, be sure to come back and let me know how it turns out!


You Will Need:


– Cover paper – cut to 11″ x 6″
– Inside pages (however many you prefer- I used 7 sheets) cut to 4.25″ x 8″
– 2 eyelets (1/8″)
– 11″ of baker’s twine or string
– 2 paper round die cuts – 1″ each
– Eyelet punch (1/8″), eyelet setter, hammer and pad
– Stapler and staples
– Scissors
– Ruler
– Paper scorer (or use something else with a flat edge)


Step 1:


Photo Credit: The Creative Place


Score a 1.5″ line from the right side of your cover sheet.


Step 2:


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Now score 4.75″ in from the left side of your cover sheet.



Step 3:


Hop on over The Creative Place for the rest of the instructions!



Good luck and Happy Crafting!

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