DIY Colorful Book Covers

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DIY Colored Book Covers
DIY Colorful Book Covers
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It's back-to-school time, which means covering textbook after textbook. This year, don't dread this process; with this creative DIY Colorful Book Cover project you can turn this tedious task into a fun activity that the whole family can enjoy! Using a technique called Iris Folding, kids can fold sheets of colored paper into different shapes that instantly transform any ordinary brown paper grocery bag into an extraordinary book cover! It's a win-win paper craft, as mom can enjoy bonding with the kids, while the kids get a kick out of showing off their unique, snazzy book covers to all of their friends.

Estimated CostUnder $10

Time to CompleteIn an evening

Primary TechniqueGeneral Paper Crafting



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How to make this? I mean how to fold like that...

I think this is such a great idea! Plain book covers look so dull, so this is a great way to add some color.

What a fun idea. These book covers are so mesmerizing, I hope I can still focus!


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