Making Your Girl Scout Journal
Make a journal to keep track of your community service hours or to record your badge work.
- 1 Piece of 12″ x 18″ Plain Paper
- Two Pieces of Cardboard
- Measuring 4-7/8″ x 6-1/8″
- Girl Scout Stickers to Decorate the Cover
- Glue Stick
Fold paper in half lengthwise. Crease. Open back up.
|8.||Holding both ends, push together letting the middle open up.|
|2.||Fold in half in the other direction.|
Let the middle flatten out to form two more pages.
Fold back one quarter of the sheet as shown in the illustration at right.
|10.||Bring the last page around to make a little booklet and crease all folds well.|
|4.||Fold back the last quarter. Crease all folds well.||11.||Lay decorative paper upside down on your work surface. Place two pieces of cardboard side-by-side on top with1/8″ between them.|
|5.||Open the last two folds and cut along the center fold till you reach the halfway point cutting though both halves.||12.||Fold the decorative|
paper over the cardboard, turning in the corners as if you were wrapping a present. Crease
well. Glue in place.
Open the paper up completely.
|13.||Glue the first and last pages of your booklet to the cover, completely covering the cardboard.|
|Fold the sheet in half lengthwise.||14.||Use stickers and/or other decorative paper to decorate the cover. Use the inside to scrapbook or journal|