This personalized composition book has a secret- a hidden chalkboard! It’s an easy project for kids and adults to make.

This personalized composition book has a secret- a hidden chalkboard! It's an easy project for kids and adults to make. Back to school, teach, craft, DIY

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Supplies Needed for your personalized composition book

  • Composition book This personalized composition book has a secret- a hidden chalkboard! It's an easy project for kids and adults to make. Back to school, teach, craft, DIY
  • Paper for cover- Get FREE download of printable covers below or use scrapbook paper This personalized composition book has a secret- a hidden chalkboard! It's an easy project for kids and adults to make. Back to school, teach, craft, DIY
  • Tape- Washi, glitter, or duct tape work great!
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Chalkboard adhesive paper- find it here

How to make

  1. Print the cover you’ve chosen or grab an 8.5”x11” piece of scrapbook paper. If you printed, the pattern won’t go quite to the edge of the page. Trim the left edge of the paper unless you’re using wider tape that will cover the unprinted portion. This personalized composition book has a secret- a hidden chalkboard! It's an easy project for kids and adults to make. Back to school, teach, craft, DIY
  2. Apply glue stick to outside of front cover.
  3. Line up paper along the edge of the spine tape and stick down, leaving the edge of the paper hanging over the cover. This personalized composition book has a secret- a hidden chalkboard! It's an easy project for kids and adults to make. Back to school, teach, craft, DIY
  4. Prepare to fold the paper edges around the cover by cutting 2 or 3 “v”s to allow the corners to fold. This personalized composition book has a secret- a hidden chalkboard! It's an easy project for kids and adults to make. Back to school, teach, craft, DIY
  5. Apply glue to the paper hanging over, fold around the cover, and stick down to the inside of the cover. Let the glue dry. This personalized composition book has a secret- a hidden chalkboard! It's an easy project for kids and adults to make. Back to school, teach, craft, DIY
  6. Stick a piece of tape on the front cover to help stick the edge of the paper along the spine, leaving an extra inch or two on each end to fold inside. This personalized composition book has a secret- a hidden chalkboard! It's an easy project for kids and adults to make. Back to school, teach, craft, DIY
  7. Cut a piece of the chalkboard paper to 7.25” x 9.25”.
  8. Stick chalkboard paper to the inside cover to hold the edges of the paper down and create a writing surface. This personalized composition book has a secret- a hidden chalkboard! It's an easy project for kids and adults to make. Back to school, teach, craft, DIY
  9. Optional: Add a chalkboard segment to the front of the cover. This personalized composition book has a secret- a hidden chalkboard! It's an easy project for kids and adults to make. Back to school, teach, craft, DIY
  10. Repeat steps on the back cover. This personalized composition book has a secret- a hidden chalkboard! It's an easy project for kids and adults to make. Back to school, teach, craft, DIY

You can use a regular stick of chalk or a chalk marker on the chalkboard paper.

Enjoy!

This personalized composition book has a secret- a hidden chalkboard! It's an easy project for kids and adults to make. Back to school, teach, craft, DIY

This personalized composition book has a secret- a hidden chalkboard! It's an easy project for kids and adults to make. Back to school, teach, craft, DIY   This personalized composition book has a secret- a hidden chalkboard! It's an easy project for kids and adults to make. Back to school, teach, craft, DIY

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