DIY Fur Covered Notebook

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May 17, 2018

DIY Fur Covered Notebook - fuzzy yellow yarn character notebookMake your notebooks fancy with this back to school notebook idea. I like it because it's like a 3D cover design and it's always up to you to come up with what kind of animal or character to use as a concept or theme. And it is something you could enjoy doing with kids.



  • notebook
  • 1 roll yarn
  • hot glue
  • white cardboard paper
  • foam boards (optional)
  • scissors
  • drawing and coloring materials
  • ribbons
  • any scrap that can be used as decoration
  • ruler
DIY Fur Covered Notebook - supplies


  1. Measure the width of the notebook and mark the ruler.
  2. DIY Fur Covered Notebook - measure the width of notebook and put a mark on the ruler
  3. Neatly roll the yarn onto the ruler, beginning from 0 up to the marking.
  4. DIY Fur Covered Notebook - wrap the yard around the ruler
  5. Position the ruler on the bottom part of the notebook and carefully apply a thin line of hot glue onto the notebook. Stick the rolled yarn to the notebook.
  6. DIY Fur Covered Notebook - add a line of glue to the bottom of the notebook and stick the ruler down

  7. Cut the bottom of the rolled yarn.
  8. DIY Fur Covered Notebook - cut the yarn along the bottom and remove the ruller
  9. Create more layers until you reach the top portion of the notebook.
  10. DIY Fur Covered Notebook - continue making yarn layers to the top of the notebook
  11. Now start decorating by putting on the eyes and lips.
  12. DIY Fur Covered Notebook - decorate by adding eyes and lips
  13. Next, attach the ears and some fancy ribbon.
  14. DIY Fur Covered Notebook - attach ears
    DIY Fur Covered Notebook - and a bow
  15. Since I'm just using scraps of everything, I just covered the back portion with a scrap of foam board. If you have enough yarn, continue to cover the back with layers of it.
  16. DIY Fur Covered Notebook - cover the back with foam board or more rows of yarn

  17. For the tail, make several wraps of yarn around your two fingers.
  18. DIY Fur Covered Notebook - for tail wrap yarn around your fingers
  19. Remove that from your fingers and tie the middle of the roll.
  20. DIY Fur Covered Notebook - remove and tie in the middle
  21. Cut the edges to form a mini pom-pom.
  22. DIY Fur Covered Notebook - snip on both sides
    DIY Fur Covered Notebook - makes a mini pom pom
  23. Tie the other end of the pom-pom onto a piece of ribbon, making a bow.
  24. DIY Fur Covered Notebook - tie to a ribbon bow

  25. Stick the bow onto the lower back portion of the notebook.
  26. DIY Fur Covered Notebook - stick to the lower part of the back of the notebook
  27. Pull up the pom-pom from the back, down to any page of the notebook so it serves as a marker.
  28. DIY Fur Covered Notebook - the tail can be used to mark a page in the notebook
  29. Done!
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May 17, 20180 found this helpful

Very cute notebook!!

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May 17, 20180 found this helpful

Awwww cute!

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