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Lay out the supplies you will need.

Lay out the supplies you will need.

Measure wrapping paper slightly larger than the chipboard. This will be your book's cover. Repeat for other side.

Measure wrapping paper slightly larger than the chipboard. This will be your book's cover. Repeat for other side.

Lightly glue one side of chipboard.

Lightly glue one side of chipboard.

Spread out glue thinly across the chipboard.

Spread out glue thinly across the chipboard.

Lay chipboard glue side down on wrapping paper. Press down evenly. Fold 4 corners of wrapping paper in and glue down.

Lay chipboard glue side down on wrapping paper. Press down evenly. Fold 4 corners of wrapping paper in and glue down.

Fold four sides over chipboard and glue down.

Fold four sides over chipboard and glue down.

Repeat wrapping steps for back cover and then glue deco paper over exposed chipboard.

Repeat wrapping steps for back cover and then glue deco paper over exposed chipboard.

Measure 1 inch down from top and 1/2 inch from the side and punch a hole. Repeat at the bottom. Repeat for the other piece of chipboard.

Measure 1 inch down from top and 1/2 inch from the side and punch a hole. Repeat at the bottom. Repeat for the other piece of chipboard.

Make sure holes line up exactly with each other.

Make sure holes line up exactly with each other.

Repeat measurements and hole punch for paper, making sure holes line up evenly.

Repeat measurements and hole punch for paper, making sure holes line up evenly.

Thread rubber band through hole of back cover.

Thread rubber band through hole of back cover.

Add paper and thread rubber band through additional hole.

Add paper and thread rubber band through additional hole.

Add front cover and thread rubber band through both holes.

Add front cover and thread rubber band through both holes.

Insert Popsicle stick into ends of rubber band to secure.

Insert Popsicle stick into ends of rubber band to secure.

Place ruler on top of Popsicle stick and carefully fold cover back. Repeat on the back side.

Place ruler on top of Popsicle stick and carefully fold cover back. Repeat on the back side.

Enjoy your book!

Enjoy your book!

  • 10.0 Sheets 5 1/2"x 8 1/2" white drawing paper
  • 2.0 6"x9" pieces of chipboard or cardboard
  • 1.0 large craft stick
  • 1.0 rubber band
  • White glue or glue stick
  • Wrapping Paper
  • 2.0 5 1/2"x 8 1/2" construction paper
  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Hole punch
  • 2.0 Sheets 6" x 9" colored or deco paper