This DIY Turns a Brown Paper Bag into a Writing Notebook

 - Apr 22, 2014
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If you need a writing notebook quick and you don't have any on hand, this DIY tutorial from the blog "The House that Lars Built" teaches you how to turn a brown paper bag into a notebook in under five minutes.

"The House that Lars Built" is known for its straightforward, step-by-step tutorials and this writing notebook one is a great example. This tutorial shows you how to use a paper bag, a couple sheets of computer paper and needle and thread to make your own notebook. The key is to use the paper bag as the cover and bind the computer pages to it by stitching the pages together with a couple loops of a needle and thread.

You can customize the paper bag cover however you wish. In the tutorial, they recommend painting a picture using watercolor.