I had a birthday party to go to and my friend just loves books! I wanted to make her something fun and cute that she could use. This Mini Book Journal popped into my head. Avid readers can use the Mini Book Journal to remember the details of their favorite books, remember some of their favorite quotes and be able to suggest great books to others.

Video Tutorial


  • Cardstock
  • Medium Weight Paper
  • Printable PDF file
  • Stapler
  • Paper Cutter or Scissors
  • Mouse pad
  • Hard tool like scissors or pencil

Step by Step Instructions

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Step 1: Print PDF Files following printing instructions
Step 2: Cut out front cover
Step 3: Cut inside pages in half (5.5inches)
Step 4: Fold pages in half and put in correct order
Step 5: Place book cover up on top of mouse pad and push staple through binding as far as you can without bending the staples.
Step 6: Place two staples evenly on binding Push staple through by hand if not all the way through
Step 7: Flip to inside of the book. Using hard item push the staples down

What is your favorite book? Do you know someone who would love this Mini Book Journal?

Written by

Pepper Ferguson

Hi I'm Pepper. My family and I are sharing pieces of our lives.
We hope to inspire you by showing that even small changes can make the biggest differences in your life. You don't have to go to extremes to become healthy. Just do it one habit, one meal, one walk, and one hug at a time.

Let's work together one piece at a time making better habits, eating healthier, getting moving, and most of all loving our families.

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