Introduction: Book With Hidden Compartment (Easy)

Learn how to make a book with a secret hiding spot! This version is based on the film "It's a Wonderful Life."

Music by www.pacdv.com/sounds/

Supplies and Cost of Materials:
Book: Adventures of Tom Sawyer (classic hardcover from Barnes & Noble)- $12
X-Acto Knife Z Series #1- $4.49
1" Paint Brush- $0.99
Mod Podge 8 oz. Puzzle Glue- $7.99

For an added touch, you can toss in some of "Zuzu's petals" in the hidden space. Have fun with it! Again, the inscription should read:

Dear (person receiving gift),

Remember no man
is a failure who has
friends.

Thanks for the wings!

Love
(your name)

Comments

author
BDjackofalltrades (author)2014-01-10

You can buy hard back or leather back journals with blank pages, I used your tutorial, which was great, and did it to a blank journal, just an fyi for people who don't want to cut an actual book.

author

Nice, I like that suggestion! Thanks for sharing :)

author
inbal1525 (author)2014-01-02

Oooooowwwww!!! This tutorial made me kringe!!! Poor book!

author
DanceViviDance (author)inbal15252014-01-26

Another instructable user suggested this:

"You can buy hard back or leather back journals with blank pages, I used
your tutorial, which was great, and did it to a blank journal, just an
fyi for people who don't want to cut an actual book."

:)

author
SimplyJenn (author)2014-01-20

Love the quote

author

:)

About This Instructable

5,656views

29favorites

License:

Bio: Dancer. Choreographer. Youtube comedian. Occasional DIYer.
More by DanceViviDance:DIY: Found Furniture, Before & AfterEasiest 6 Pack AbsEasiest Makeup Tutorial
Add instructable to: