By  Ann Butler 

size: 6"x3"

  • FRIENDS Journal


  • Reycled cereal box, two 6”x3” rectangles
  • Cardstock, scraps
  • White copy paper
  • Metal rings, three
  • Alphabet stickers
  • Ribbon or fabric scraps, assorted colors
  • Elmer’s Craft Bond Extra Strength Glue Stick


  • Hole punch
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • 1. Measure and cut two 6"x3" rectangles (covers) from recycled cereal box. Measure and cut card stock same-size as covers. Glue card stock rectangles on covers. Let dry.
  • 2. For pages, measure and cut 6"x3" white copy paper rectangles.
  • 3. Decorate inside pages with card stock scraps.
  • 4. Position cover, pages, and back cover together. Use hole punch to punch three holes, evenly spaced, in covers and pages. Insert metal rings through holes.
  • 5. Measure and cut 3/4"x4" ribbon lengths or fabric scraps. Tie ribbon and fabric on rings.
  • 6. Press alphabet stickers on front cover to spell "FRIENDS."