How to cover a book with contact paper. You can cover your books with foreign or old newspapers old or new maps sheet music old wall paper a brown paper bag etc. Cut angles for corners and press in sides. You will need a few simple things to make paper book covers scissors adhesive ruler pencil your favorite wrapping paper and decorative labels. But for books without jackets a paper cover is just right.
Takes you step by step on how i cover exercise books with contact paper without any bubbles or creases. Book laminating film clear sticky back plastic similar to contact paper but more durable. Covering books bubble free. Contact paper is an inexpensive and easy way to revamp furniture.
With a pencil mark the edges of your open book onto the paper as guides. Open your book and lay it onto the paper cover side down. Sometimes at home we use clear plastic book covers the professional grade types used at libraries to cover books with jackets on them. Continue peeling pressing and smoothing contact paper.
Books roll or sheets of sticky contact paper scissors pencil ruler pin now to start sticking lay the book open on the contact then cut around it leaving a 4cm border on each side. I hope you take a moment to watch the video and learn the smart way to contact paper all those books that come home this time of year. Draw a line with your pencil across the bag where the top and bottom of the book are. For books without covers or to protect your textbooks make a paper cover for your book.
Its important to do this with the book closed or the cover will be too tight. Lay your paper pretty side face down. Wrap the long side of the paper around the front cover of the book and crease along the edge of the front cover. Its available from library or school supply companies craft centers or stationers.
Remove the book from the bag and then fold the top and bottom of the bag where the pencil marks are. Place your book in the center of the paper bag. Choose paper to cover your book with. Its available from library or school supply companies craft centers or stationers.
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