- This cardboard sketchbook is so easy to make and only requires the minimum of supplies.
- You can make a sketch book in about 15 minutes.
- You can modify it to be as beautiful and versatile as you need.
Exacto knife or sharp box cutter
For advanced versions add:
Yarn, string or waxed linen thread
Fabric scraps or wrapping paper
Step 1: Cut to size
Cut your cardboard about 2x as long as you need with an extra inch added, but you'll need to look at the next step before you cut so that you do it the right direction. So for a 5x7 sketchbook you will cut it 5 inches wide by 15 inches long (7 x 2 + 1).
Cut your paper so that it is slightly smaller so it fits inside without the paper showing. Cut as many papers as you can comfortably staple together - I stapled 10 sheets of nice sketching paper and it was almost too many.