Grand Illusions is a site for the enquiring mind. This how to video demonstrates how to make Folded Page Art. Your wonderful & charming host represents Grand Illusions, an amazing toy, magic & illusion web shop and gallery. Description from the amazing Grand Illusions site: ...more
Kindle users love reading. But let's face it—nothing compares to the feel of a book in your hands. Sure, Amazon's Kindle makes it possible to read more books, clears up a lot of shelf space, fits snugly in anyone's baggage and can actually be cheaper in the long run. But each ...more
Why make a flip book? Because all animation – even stick-figure Flash animation and multilayered, highly technical 3-D effects – is built on, and can benefit from, the basics of the craft first developed by artists working at the beginning of the last century. And while fancy ...more
I often read ebooks on my iPhone while I walk, but being glued to my screen is a good way to get run over or cursed at. To save my physical and social hide, I use this trick to get my iPhone to read ebooks and articles out loud, turning my whole text library into de facto audi ...more
Need to stash a couple small valuables and your super secret Moleskin journal in a place where no one will ever find them? Get yourself some glue, a few cutting tools and a fairly thick book, and you'll have all of the utensils you need to make yourself a nifty book safe that ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a pop-up book. First, take a piece of paper and fold it in half. From here, take another piece of paper that is the same size and fold it in half. Then, cut small slits in the middle where you folded it. Then, fold these slits into the mi ...more
Check out this video for a step by step process on how to use just one piece of paper to make a book with 16 pages. (Do it the origami way!) You can even make it into a flip book later.
Make flowers that don't fade and also expresses your love of books! What You'll Need Pages from a book that you don't mind cutting up Button Needle and thread Glue gun Pencil Optional: Tissue or colored paper Safety pin Wooden skewer or chopstick Make Flower Outlines Fin ...more
In this tutorial, you will learn how to make a miniature origami book. It is very simple and cute. You will be able to turn the pages of this book, and write in it. The books are small and cute, depending on the paper you use. You will not need origami paper for this project, ...more
Watch this three part video series to learn how to make manila folder book. Part 1 of 3 - How to Make a manila folder book. Part 2 of 3 - How to Make a manila folder book. Part 3 of 3 - How to Make a manila folder book.
Learn how to create a secret place to stash your spy gear, contraband, or other hidden objects within a hollowed out book.
This video demonstrates how to make a notebook with ribbon binding. Take a stalk of plain white paper and it would be 5 1/2" long and 8" wide. Fold it in half. Trim off the excess with a ruler. Then align the edges of the white paper. Put this in a cardstock which is 8 1/2" wi ...more
Make a book using the five-hole pamphlet stitch with tips from this how-to video on wonderhowto.com. To make your book using the five-hole pamphlet stitch, you will need: paper, a bonefolder, and awl, and a needle and thread (what do you know?!)
Do you own a bunch of old looking books and have no idea what to do with them? Are you looking to spruce up a door in your home with some kind of decoration? Do you enjoy arts and crafts and want to tackle a project that is easy to make and results in something cool to look at ...more
Make Magazine teaches you how to make a book that can hide things in this video!
New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 196th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to use the ...more
Many teachers ask students to cover their textbooks in order to extend the life of book. You can make a book cover out of a brown grocery bag, wrapping paper, or even colorful construction paper. You won't have to go shopping for expensive back to school supplies, all you need ...more
Create a custom, colorful purse using a vintage book and coordinating fabric. Read the accompanying article at http://www.curbly.com/Chrisjob/posts/ ...more
New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 195th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to use the ...more
This two-part video demonstrates the ancient Chinese book binding technique called stab binding. If you do a lot of calligraphy, you can use this technique to put all of your sheets together into a really attractive and traditional book. Make sure you line the pages up correct ...more
In this Software video tutorial you will learn how to make a book cover in Photoshop. Go to file -> new. Give it a name, set width 900, height 1200 and resolution 300 and click OK. You can change these settings if you like. Go to your paint bucket tool and paint the background ...more
This tutorial video shows how to make a manila folder book scrapbook. Scrapbooking doesn't require fancy materials, and this how-to video gives some ideas for making a scrapbook out of materials already around the house.
If you didn't think you could make a high speed photography trigger or hack together some creepy googly eyeballs for Halloween, then you've got another think coming, because learning how to use Arduino just got easier thanks to Jody Culkin and her wonderful comic book introduc ...more
You Tube user go to guy enterprises teach you how to make glue bound paperback book. You will print you book on a4 paper, 2 pages per side, on each side. That means you'll have 4 pages in total on a sheet of a4 paper. Fold the paper in the middle and make stacks of the pages. ...more
This embellished greeting card folds open just like a road map. Be careful not to add to many decorations or it won't fold nicely anymore. The pattern can be a little tricky, but follow along. Watch this video card mkaing tutorial and learn how to make a map book fold greeting ...more
This video shows you how to create a hollow book for keeping secret things inside. To the outside world the book looks normal, but only you know what goodies you have stored inside. You will need an old hardcover book, wood glue, Razor knife, steel ruler, brush, pencil, and cu ...more
The Bind-it-all is a handy device to easily make little books or notebooks. It punches paper exactly and gets the ready for coil bindings. Watch this video bookmaking tutorial and learn how to use the bind-it-all paper binder for making notebooks or books.
Looking for something to do with all of those old books you have? If you have a bunch of old novels or textbooks collecting dust in your home, have a look at this video. In it, you will learn how to make a gorgeous Christmas tree decoration using old books, glue and sparkles! ...more
This versatile paper accordion book can be used as a holiday tree ornament, a personalized card, a wedding favor, a gift, or a photo holder. If you enjoy scrapbooking, card making, or making personalized stationary, you will love this crafts project. Learn how to cut, fold, an ...more
Keep your cookbook open to a recipe. Learn how to build a simple book stand in this free wood project video from a woodworking teacher. Part 1 of 15 - How to Make a book stand. Make a book stand - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Make a book ...more
Have something expensive or personal to hide? Something you don't want anybody else to find? A secret book compartment is perfect for concealing your valuables in plain sight. And this video will show you how to make your own hidden recess for your very own book safe. Just gra ...more
Learn how to apply Kryolan makeup to achieve a comic book girl inspired look with this tutorial. This is a cool look for Halloween or a costume party. Watch this how to video and you can look like you stepped out of the pages of a comic book.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a beaded bookmark or "book thong". First, take a wire and add on a small horse shoe shaped bead. After you do this, use pliers to help bend the wire around this pin to keep it in place. Next, add on a peace sign pendant, then tie the wire ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a book without glue. First, you will need two thick pieces of cardboard paper, the paper for the book, scissors, duct tape, tape, and a pen. First, punch holes in all the papers and cardboard. Now, assemble the book and tape the duct tape ...more
This tutorial video will show you how you can make your very own Tag Book. A Tag Book is a little book with tags in it, and on each side of the tags are pictures and text. They serve much the same function of a scrapbook, and can make any occasion seem all the more special.
First of all you need a single sheet of paper 12 by 12 inches to make a mini book with four pages and measures 6 by 3 inches. You also need a tool for making creases and a knife to cut the paper. Start by folding the paper in half and then crease the middle line. You must alwa ...more
Add a literary accent to your boxes or other arts and crafts project. This tutorial shows you how to take a page from a book and artificially distress it to make it look antique. Then decoupage it onto the side of your box or anywhere else you want a little antique flair!
This tutorial shows you how to make a basic Japanese style book. You'll need two different styles of paper, a cutting surface, a ruler, a paper cutter, and a ruler. Watch this video bookbinding tutorial and learn how to make a Japanese stab book. Part 1 of 2 - How to Make a Ja ...more
Cut out some pages in a book and you will have a secret stash for your stuff. Put the book back on the bookcase and nobody will ever know ...more
Make your own book out of recycled material. You can use thick cardboard pieces for each page. Find some strong tape to make an outer binding. Tape each page of the book down with masking tape. You can then reenforce it by glueing down strips of brown paper bag. Decorate your ...more
The narrator starts by explaining what a squash book is. A squash is designed to keep photos, journalling or what ever you like. To start we require a 4x4 pattern paper and 3x3 chipboard. We then glue the chipboard onto the pattern paper. We then cut the corners of the pattern ...more
"How to make anything" is going to show you how to create a pocket mod, which is very handy and more elegant then just tearing a sheet of paper and stuffing it into your pocket. This demonstration is going to show you how to create the pocket mod using a regular piece of blank ...more
Duct tape is versatile and can be used for anything. But did you ever imagine that it can be used for making a book cover? Protect your books with sturdy duct tape. This tutorial shows you how to make a general book cover for a paperback using duct tape, but the process can be ...more
Make a book using the five-hole pamphlet stitch. You will need paper, a bone folder, an awl and a needle and thread. Watch this instructional video to make a quick paper book for sketches, notes, illustrated stories, and picture albums.
Aperture's book feature enables you to make elegant customized photo books in a variety of formats.
Want to learn how to make your own comic book? This instructional video will teach you how to take your created character and their powers and enter them into a comic book world. The first step, is to decide whether your character will be acting as a hero or villain. Next, you ...more
This spinning 3D greeting card may look complicated, but don't let that deter you from trying this card design out. A little hard work means a lot to those you will be giving the card to. This video will show you the steps to making this beautiful spinner card, which is a love ...more
In this video series on scrapbooking you will learn many tips and techniques that will help your scrap book come alive and push your creativity to become more personal which will, in turn, create a more personal scrap book. Part 1 of 15 - How to Make a memory book. Make a memo ...more
Watch this instructional book making video to make a Zutter binding for your hand made book. A Zutter is a tool for punching in coil binding. Choose the paper and binding material that your would like to use for your book. This is an easy way to make spiral notebooks and bound ...more
Ever wanted to secretly use your iPod in class? Well now you can. A book makes for a great disguise for an iPod, and the wire can be hidden in a sleeve. Watch this video conning tutorial and learn how to hide an iPod during class in a cut-out book. One final hint: it's probabl ...more
This is a lesson on to make a star book with paper. It involves folding paper and gluing it to another. When you are finished you can open it up to a larger piece of paper and draw on it. Make a star book out of paper. Click through to watch this video on academicaesthetic.com
This is a tutorial on making a dos-à-dos book by recycling a thin junk cardboard box (dos-à-dos means back-to-back). In the video, you'll see how a cardboard box that has four sides the same size will make a triple-book in one. To make a double-book, just take away one side. T ...more
Scrapbooking is a very fun activity for a rainy day. With this video, you can become acquainted with basic scrap booking technique, as well as learn all you need to get started on the road to being a scrapbook master.
In a rush to the airport with no luggage tags and have a roll of duct tape lying around? DuctTapeStuff saves the day with this tutorial on how to create luggage tags from duct tape. The second half of this tutorial features a fun, creative way to make your own bookmark for you ...more
Interested in getting started binding your own mini books? In this video from TV Weekly, Tricia stitches together mini file folders for the pages and covers the book boards with lovely paper to create a professional looking bound book. Fill this journal with photos and memorie ...more
If you're looking for a solution to keeping your books open during a read, you might have considered using a book weight. In this video tutorial, the author will be showing you how to make your very own homemade book weight using a few inexpensive house hold products. The enti ...more
Forget about spending too much money at a retail store for a new bookbag when you can make your own! Go back to school in style - your own personalized style - by making your very own purse to carry your books in. Use fabrics & accessories to customize your book bag to fit you ...more
This video tutorial gives instructions how to make a small scrapbook called a brag book. Learn how to make a personalized scrapbook out of craft paper.
This cute project makes a great holiday gift - a tiny hand sewn book bound with buttons. You will need some pattern or designer paper (2 3/4 inches by 5 3/4 inches), about twenty pieces of smaller white paper (2 1/2 inches by 4 3/4 inches), and basic paper crafting tools.
In this series of diy home crafts videos, our gift expert and fellow avid reader Karen Weisman gives us a few ideas for returning the affection of our fine paper friends. Coddle them with presents that show our appreciation! Make a new fabric cover for one of your favorites an ...more