Creative Ways to Cover Your Books

Besides a compelling and interesting story, the book covers are one of the most important elements of your book. They have always been necessities for book lovers and are perfect for protecting and preserving cherished books from hurt. With back to school time just around the corner, many parents and kids are getting prepared for various school supplies to go back to school, including making new book covers to personalize their new books.

In this post, we are sharing some of our favorite DIY book covers for your inspiration. From duct tape to crocheted covers, from vintage to girly fabric covers, there must be something special for you. Get some inspiration from these pretty projects and start wrapping!

Vintage Embellished Books

Vintage Embellished Books. If you like the shabby chic style, this is a good choice for you. Get started with the tutorial
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If you like the shabby chic style, this is a good choice for you. Get started with the tutorial here.

DIY Snowflake Books

DIY Snowflake Books. Love this elegant look. They make for great neat gift ideas. Get started with the tutorial
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Love this elegant look. They make for great neat gift ideas. Get started with the tutorial here.

Duck Taped Mini Composition Books

Duck Taped Mini Composition Books. Duck Tape are so versatile in colors and patterns. You can choose your favorite one to make a bright and tear proof notebook. Get the tutorial
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Duck Tape are so versatile in colors and patterns. You can choose your favorite one to make a bright and tear-proof notebook. Get the tutorial here.

Crochet Notebook Sweater

Crochet Notebook Sweater. This crochet notebook sweater looks so cute with a red heart ornament. You can even tuck little things like notes and pens into the heart pocket. So convenient! You can learn how to make it
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This crochet notebook sweater looks so cute with a red heart ornament. You can even tuck little things like notes and pens into the heart pocket. So convenient! You can learn how to make it here.

Embroidered Paper Journal

Embroidered Paper Journal. A bit of washi tape down the spine and some cool geometric patterns on the cover will add more personalization to your covers. Learn lots of tutorials
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A bit of washi tape down the spine and some cool geometric patterns on the cover will add more personalization to your covers. Learn lots of tutorials here.

Colorful Dot Notebook

Colorful Dot Notebook. This one looks so cute! Do you want to make one for yourself or your little ones? All you need to make this cheery cover is a paper notebook, some washi tape and a paper punch. Learn more instructions
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This one looks so cute! Do you want to make one for yourself or your little ones? All you need to make this cheery cover is a paper notebook, some washi tape and a paper punch. Learn more instructions here.

Decoupaged Paper Notebook

Decoupaged Paper Notebook. Use some decoupaged pape to personslize your notebooks. This project is so easy. Check out the directions
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Use some decoupaged pape to personslize your notebooks. This project is so easy. Check out the directions here.

Golden Polka Dot Notebook Cover

Golden Polka Dot Notebook Cover. Have you wondered how to get these golden polka dots? It is very easy. For the polka dots, you just need to use a regular hole puncher to punch out holes in the gold vinyl. Get more directions
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Have you wondered how to get these golden polka dots? It is very easy. For the polka dots, you just need to use a regular hole puncher to punch out holes in the gold vinyl. Get more directions here.

Cute Notebook Made with Scrapbook Paper and Decorative Duct Tape

Cute Notebook Made with Scrapbook Paper and Decorative Duct Tape. An easy and beautiful back to school supply. It makes a great gift for your little girls.
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An easy and beautiful back to school supply. It makes a great gift for your little girls. source

Sewing Notebook Cover

Sewing Notebook Cover. This hot pink sewing notebook cover is perfect for a girl. It makes a great given gift. Check out how to make it
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This hot pink sewing notebook cover is perfect for a girl. It makes a great given-gift. Check out how to make it here.

Wrapping Paper Book Cover

Wrapping Paper Book Cover. Wrapping paper is a great material to cover books with for its various patterns and colors. Looking at this adorable one, a laminated pocket is perfect for holding pencils and bookmarks. You can make one by yourself with the tutorial
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Wrapping paper is a great material to cover books with for its various patterns and colors. Looking at this adorable one, a laminated pocket is perfect for holding pencils and bookmarks. You can make one by yourself with the tutorial here.

Fabric Covered Books

Fabric Covered Books. Give your vintage hardback books a fresh and new look with these colorful and patterned fabric covers. Learn more directions
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Give your vintage hardback books a fresh and new look with these colorful and patterned fabric covers. Learn more directions here.

Free Printable Vintage Notebook

Free Printable Vintage Notebook. You can download these adorable and vintage covers and get more directions
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You can download these adorable and vintage covers and get more directions here.

Patterned Tape Book Covers

Patterned Tape Book Covers. Start to cover your books with white paper and decorate with colorful tape. It looks very great! See how to make it
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Start to cover your books with white paper and decorate with colorful tape. It looks very great! See how to make it here.

Jeans Upcycling Cover

Jeans Upcycling Cover. A creative way to repurpose your old jeans. For this project, you need have some sewing skills.
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A creative way to repurpose your old jeans. For this project, you need have some sewing skills. source

Iris Folded Cover

Iris Folded Cover. These rainbow folded embellishments give those brown paper covers a cheerful makeover. What you need is some bright colored papers. You also use a technique called Iris Folding for folding patterns. To make it simple, here is a free downloadable folding pattern for you. Check out
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These rainbow folded embellishments give those brown paper covers a cheerful makeover. What you need is some bright colored papers. You also use a technique called Iris Folding for folding patterns. To make it simple, here is a free downloadable folding pattern for you. Check out here.

DIY Fabric Covered Journals

DIY Fabric Covered Journals.  What you need is some piece of self adhesive fabric and fabric tape for this quick craft.  This fabric covered notebook looks very unique and personal. Get the tutorial
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What you need is some piece of self-adhesive fabric and fabric tape for this quick craft. This fabric covered notebook looks very unique and personal. Get the tutorial here.

Magazine Page Bookcover

Magazine Page Bookcover. Pretty magazine editorials and ads make for great DIY journal covers. Cover with a magazine page you like and hide the stitch line using washi tape. Learn how to make it
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Pretty magazine editorials and ads make for great DIY journal covers. Cover with a magazine page you like and hide the stitch line using washi tape. Learn how to make it here.

Colorful Strips and Pencil Keeper Notebooks

Colorful Strips and Pencil Keeper Notebooks. This striped notebook cover looks so cute and perfect for your back to school supplies.  This cover is where you will let your creativity shine. Get started to make one with the tutorial
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This striped notebook cover looks so cute and perfect for your back to school supplies. This cover is where you will let your creativity shine. Get started to make one with the tutorial here.

Vintage Maps and Woven Notebook Cover

Vintage Maps and Woven Notebook Cover. You can use vintage maps and double sided tape to make this cool notebook cover.  Get the detailed instructions
20 creative ways to cover your books

You can use vintage maps and double sided tape to make this cool notebook cover. Get the detailed instructions here.

Cool Look Record Book CoverRecord Book Cover

Cool Look Record Book CoverRecord Book Cover. You can use old records to cover your favorite book and make it last longer. Get the video tutorial
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You can use old records to cover your favorite book and make it last longer. Get the video tutorial here.
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