Cat and dog DIY notebook covers

Use our free papercraft templates to craft these sweet pet notebook covers, designed by Sarah Jackman Read

free papercraft templates
Published: May 13, 2020 at 11:30 am
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If you love making lists as much as us, you’ll need these adorable notebook covers in your life! Oh-so-simple to make, they turn a plain old notebook into a must-have stationery item that you’ll want to have on hand at all times! They also make great party bag fillers or a thoughtful gift for someone starting a new job or first day at school. We also think they’d sell well at a local craft fair. After all, you can never have too many notebooks…


DIY notebook cover materials

free papercraft templates step 1

Trim 9.5x7.5cm of coloured card and score down the long side at 7cm and 7.5cm. Trim another 27x7.5cm of card and score down the long side at 15cm and 15.5cm.

free papercraft templates step 2

Use the template as a guide to trim into shape the unscored end of the shorter piece of card. Attach the flap on the shorter piece of card to the top of the longer piece.

free papercraft templates step 3

Valley fold each score line and attach the notepad inside the inner score lines. Fold both parts of the notebook across the front and then decorate. Secure the flap with a velcro dot.


Making for a gift? Write a message for the recipient among the pages as a sweet surprise!

Change what the pet is holding – flowers and chocolates would be so cute

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