How to Alter a Notebook in Few Easy Steps

Turn ordinary notebooks into beautiful altered ones using Graphic 45 Gilded Lily collection

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How to Alter a Notebook in Few Easy Steps
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I chose these papers for my notebooks. I fussy cut some journaling spots here to use later on

I chose these papers for my notebooks. I fussy cut some journaling spots here to use later on

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These are the notebooks I will alter. I like that the notebooks were hardbound. Makes it easier to adhere the G45 paper

These are the notebooks I will alter. I like that the notebooks were hardbound. Makes it easier to adhere the G45 paper

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Put some double sided tape on the surface. You can use whatever kind of adhesive you like, but I prefer double sided tape :)

Put some double sided tape on the surface. You can use whatever kind of adhesive you like, but I prefer double sided tape :)

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Adhere the front first, slowly and carefully

Adhere the front first, slowly and carefully

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Then do the back

Then do the back

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As you can see, I left the paper as is and didn't cut into size before adhering to the notebook. I used a sharp knife to cut the excess.

As you can see, I left the paper as is and didn't cut into size before adhering to the notebook. I used a sharp knife to cut the excess.

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Done covering the notebooks. The fun part is next: decorating

Done covering the notebooks. The fun part is next: decorating

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Use some lace or trim. I used an adhesive for fabric for this one

Use some lace or trim. I used an adhesive for fabric for this one

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The stickers and chipboard packs are great for simple embellishment. I used a 3D foam tape to add height to the center of this sticker.

The stickers and chipboard packs are great for simple embellishment. I used a 3D foam tape to add height to the center of this sticker.

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Fussy cut a journal spot and adhered to a contrasting patterned paper

Fussy cut a journal spot and adhered to a contrasting patterned paper

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Use the tabs in the sticker sheet and reinforce by adhering to a piece of paper.

Use the tabs in the sticker sheet and reinforce by adhering to a piece of paper.

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Use liquid glue to adhere to the notebook. This is just on the first page and in the middle

Use liquid glue to adhere to the notebook. This is just on the first page and in the middle

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You now have pretty notebooks to use

You now have pretty notebooks to use

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