DIY Binder Cover

DIY Binder Re-Do

Today I’m going to show you how to take a plain binder and dress it up real pretty with a product from the dollar store.

If you watch any of my home management videos you will recognize this particular binder as being my recipe binder which I use for meal planning.

In my video I mentioned that I found this by binder at the thrift store for around $.26 and though it serves it’s purpose it’s not very pretty.

If you have a not-so-pretty binder sitting around your house I’m going to show you how to use dollar store contact paper to change the look of your binder.

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First I measured the three surfaces of my binder.

DIY Binder Re-Do

  • The front cover
  • The spine
  • The back cover

I then marked off the sizes on the back of the contact paper.

DIY Binder Re-Do

Next I cut out each of the three parts to cover my binder.

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Then I peeled off yet he said backing and adhere the contact paper to the cover the spine and the back cover of my recipe binder.

DIY Binder Re-Do

If you are looking for a really inexpensive way to update the look of any binder you should try this D I Y project. After covering my binder, you can see how pretty it is now.

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After getting everything adhered to the binder I added a label so that I can easily locate my binder at my desk.

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My recipe binder sits neatly at my desk with the rest of my home management binders.

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