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10 Inspiring DIY Journal Covers
Posted March 14, 2017
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Decorate your journal cover whether you’re a first-time chronicle keeper or a longtime day-to-day note taker. Take inspiration from these Instagram-worthy designs!

1 Combine different colors and patterns to come up with abstract hand painted covers!

2 Stickers are the fastest and easiest way to adorn a plain cover.

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3 Crochet a cover and you’ll end up with something that’s truly one-of-a-kind!

4 If you’re an illustrator, why not sketch something on your cover?

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5 Design a fabric cover with a pocket where you can hold your favorite writing tools!

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6 Create a vintage-looking cover through the colors and elements you choose.

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7 Design a cover that will allow you to show your Polaroid pics, then change the snaps on a regular basis!

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8 A burst of color is always a good idea. Simply looking at your journal will brighten your day!

9 Create a mixed media collage cover using images you love plus washi tape to hold them together.

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10 Use products that will last on your leather cover such as leather paint. (Leather paint is now available at the Hey Kessy Shop!)

Share your DIY projects by tagging us on Facebook and Instagram! You can also use our hashtags #HeyKessyDIYin5 and #LetsBeMakers so we can see your creative projects.


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