DIY ACEO Notebook (mini notebook)

It’s been a while since I last did a DIY tutorial and I hope you guys missed it! :) Anyway, since I am currently working on my thesis, I need a mini notebook to jot down all my thoughts, ideas, and inspirations in which I can carry anytime and anywhere and still be very personal and “me” despite all the stress work written in them. And so I came up with this very easy and fun to make DIY ACEO mini notebook!

Follow the easy directions below to make your own personalized and budget-friendly pocket DIY notebook. I made mine while watching a classic film and it took me only about 10-15 minutes to finish!


* Mini notebook (which you can buy at your local bookstore. I bought mine at National Bookstore)
* Old book pages
* ACEO Prints (You can use your own artwork or you can buy ACEO printsfrom my etsy shop)
* Magic Tape / Scotch Tape
* Glue
* Scissors
* Sharpie Marker (or any marker!) {not in the photo}

How to make:

1.       Cover your locally-bought mini notebook using book pages from an old book.

2. Glue your chosen ACEO Print at the front of the covered notebook. I slanted mine a bit as you can see in the photo.

3.  Next step is so fun to do! Write words, quotes, etc. on the notebook using your marker.

4.   Do the same at the back.
5.  Optional: you can cover your notebook with a plastic cover.

I made my DIY mini notebook a bit rebellious to compliment my ACEO print :) But you can always make yours girly, kawaii, kitsch, or whatever you desire as long as you’re happy with it! :D

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  1. I love DIY projects! Your turned out so perfect! I sometimes do this myself (decorate the notebooks I use and I do use a lot of notebooks)

  2. I loved it! I think it's nice and not so rebellious, just a fun design! I love DIY too and by the way,a thesis! Good luck! It's nice and I love having a notebook for notes and ideas as well! I was a bit absent, also from my blog, because I had a long trip and got food poisoned during the first week! Now I'm OK and back to the blogosphere! I'm now following you on facebook, have you seen it? You don't have to, but if you like my page there I'll be very happy! Have a great week!

  3. Great idea, love it! :)


  4. Beautiful idea!

  5. Wow, I love this idea! And I think even I must be able to do this :) Thanks a lot for sharing <3

    xx from Bavaria/Germany, Rena

  6. awesome DIY! I wish I had this idea when I was in high school :D


  7. Love it!

    Kisses ChicAdicta