DIY Paper Bag Journal from Creative Kismet. This tutorial shows you how to bind a journal as well as how to prepare paper surfaces to be thicker and stronger so you can paint, stamp, use markers etc… on them. I like the look of Trader Joe’s paper bags and find them verySteampunk.
DIY Book Spine for a Journal Tutorial from Notes on Paper. This is a really detailed tutorial on how to add a corrugated cardboard or fabric spine to a junk journal. Or really any journal. Her blog also shows how she puts together her junk journals. I really enjoy reading her blog.
DIY Doily Pop Up Book Tutorial from Rotkehlchen. This is such a cool DIY and the photos I posted don’t do it justice. Go to the link fo an easy step by step tutorial.
DIY Embroidered Notebook Tutorial from How Did You Make This? Excellent and detailed tutorial walking you through every step of making and embroidering these notebooks