Friday, 7 February 2020

Mens Chipboard Folio/Organiser!

Handmade notebook folder

Hi everyone
Today i have a project that is geared towards the Men in your life. Something that i very rarely make. I think its because i don't really have any Men in my life so i tend to forget that other people do. Anyway, i am really pleased with how this turned out & its really simple to make. I made mine from old cereal boxes & its super strong.

Positivelypapercraft handmade folio organiser


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I also made the 2 large Notebooks. They were so easy to make. The paper was printed for free online & i used some spare paper from old Notebooks that i had lying around. I just cut it to size, rounded all the corners & used my Reptile glue to seal the tops of the pages together. As i said in one of my tutorials last week, i will never buy anymore notebooks again! There is no need when you can make your own professional looking ones.

This folio organiser has lots of storage pockets & the notebooks can be replaced. I made a slot for them so you just pull them out when they are empty & slot new ones back in. My folio closes with velcro. I did try magnets but with the chipboard & thickness of everything the closure just kept popping open.

I really love this project & it would make a beautiful Gift. You can make them in any style you like. There is also plenty room if you want to add a pen slot. I hope you like it & will make one for the Man or woman in your life! I am sure they would love it.

DIMENSIONS 

2 PIECES CHIPBOARD MEASURING 9 X 4 1/2"
1 PIECE MEASURING 9 X 3/4" 
OR
22.9 CM X 11.4 CM & 22.9 CM X 1.9 CM 

12 X 11" CARD STOCK FOR THE COVER 
OR
30.5 CM X 27.9 CM 

1 PIECE PATTERNED PAPER FOR THE INSIDE 9 1/2" X 8 3/4"
OR
24.1 CM X 22.2 CM 

2 PIECES CARD FOR THE PAGES 4 1/2" X 8 3/4"  SCORE THE SHORT SIDE @ 1/4" 
OR
11.4 CM X 22.2 CM  SCORE @ 0.6 CM 

2 PIECES CARD FOR NOTEBOOK SLOTS 5 1/2" X 3 7/8"
OR
14 CM X 9.8 CM 

CARD STOCK FRONT POCKET MEASURES 5 X 6 1/2
SCORE 3 SIDES @ 1/2"

SMALLER FRONT POCKET 5 X 4"
SCORE 3 SIDES @ 1/2"
OR
12.7 CM X 16.5 CM 
12.7 CM X 10.2 CM 
SCORE 3 SIDES ON BOTH POCKETS @ 1.2 CM 

POCKET WITH CALENDAR MEASURES 4 1/2" X 5"
SCORE 3 SIDES @ 1/2"
OR 
11.4 CM X 12.7 CM 
SCORE 3 SIDES @ 1.2 CM 

LARGE POCKET MEASURES 9 X 4 1/4"
SCORE 3 SIDES @ 1/2"
OR
22.9 CM X 10.8 CM 
SCORE 3 SIDES @ 1.2 CM 

LARGE POCKET MEASURES 9 X 4 1/2"
SCORE LONG SIDE & SHORT @ 1/2"
OR
22.9 CM X 11.4 CM 
SCORE @ 1.2 CM 

PATTERNED PAPER X 2 FOR THE FRONT 4 1/4 X 8 3/4" 
SPINE PAPER 5/8" X 8 3/4"
OR
22.2 CM X 10.8 CM 
SPINE 22.2 CM X 1.5 CM 

Please find the link to my video at the end of this post. I will be back again tomorrow with another video.

Love Ann xx


9 comments:

  1. Thank you, Ann and thank you for a laugh at the end.
    I think we all have done something similar.
    Love the folio.
    Roxene in Oz

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  2. A brilliant project Ann, thank you so much for all the dimensions and the video. I appreciate the time it takes for you to do all this for us. Hope you are ok xx

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  3. This is brilliant Ann, thank you for sharing it with us at All Things Crafty Facebook Group....it's brilliant xx

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  4. I loved it!!! I will give it a try. I enjoy so much watching your videos . . . real life!!!!

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  5. What is the website that you get the paper printable please?

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