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DIY Sticker Tutorial!

@studentpassion had commented on one of my posts, and it really encouraged me to make a DIY sticker tutorial blog post for everyone! I really love purchasing stickers off of Etsy, but sometimes it can get a bit pricey. So I decided to make my own stickers and try them out! I’m not the best when it comes to sticker making, but it’s actually really fun to make. I thought that maybe some people would find this tutorial somewhat helpful.

This is the printer that I use. It is the Epson XP-630. I’m sure you can use any printer, so you don’t have to go out and buy some really fancy one. The images that I print with this printer doesn’t come out in perfect, nice quality, but it still comes out okay and does the job. I get all of my images off of Google. It’s okay to use these images for personal use in stickers. Please don’t sell or distribute these images or stickers, because you can get copyrighted. For my full boxes in the Happy Planner, I make sure the measurements are 2.25 inches in height and 1.5 inches in width. With the headers in my Happy Planner, the measurements I use are 0.25 inches in height and 1.5 inches in width. You can adjust these measurements in a Word document.

After you have all your measured pictures in a Word document, you can print it out using this “sticker” paper. These are just shipping label sheets from Avery and the one I use is #15265. When you print it out, you should get something like this:

I personally don’t own a Silhouette or Cricut (these are machines that can cut the images into stickers for you), because they are really expensive. So I just use scissors, or I use my X-Acto knife and a ruler. It’s honestly a really simple process to make your own stickers once you get used to it. If you guys have any questions about this tutorial, please send me a message and I will reply as soon as possible. I’ll be using these Sailor Moon stickers for next week’s spread, so please keep an eye out for it!

So I recently discovered these cute little key ring notepads and wanted to order one right away. But unfortunately the shipping was higher than the prize of 5 notepads. That’s why I decided to make my own. Here’s how I did it, so you can make your own little notepad as well! Enjoy!


What you’ll need:

  • hole puncher
  • set square
  • pen
  • scissors
  • rubber band
  • some sort of ring (which will hold your pages together)
  • paper
  • cardboard


Step 1
Fold the paper into a size you like. I folded it 4 times, using a A4-paper.
1st fold: halve the width of the paper
2nd fold: halve the width again of your now smaller paper
3rd & 4th fold: divide the remaining height into 3 equal-sized sections


Step 2
Cut or tear the paper along the folded lines to get the final format.
I teared the paper to get softer edges because I often cut myself on paper.


Step 3
Fold one of your little paper sheets in half & punch a hole centered on the folded mark.
I would also recommend to fixate the track that comes with the hole puncher, so that you can punch the hole exactly at the same place for every sheet. This is really important because this is why your little notepad will have all sheets above each other without anything sticking out. So, you only need to fold the first paper, all the others will have the fixed track already set.


Repeat Step 1 - 3 for as long as you are satisfied with the amount of paper sheets you got for your little notepad.


Step 4
Trace one sheet onto the cardboard and cut it out. Punch a hole in it using the fixed track on your hole puncher.
This is where you can get creative. You don’t have to use a simple cardboard as I did. Colored paper is also a great idea! If you don’t like the cardboard look but still also don’t have some pretty paper, you can also draw something on it or decorate it with stickers afterwards. So don’t worry! The most important thing is, that it protects your inner notepad sheets!


Step 5
Put it all together, using your key ring (or any other ring that you can open for adjustments later).
There we go! You can use a rubber band to keep the sheets all together or just use it without one. As with decoration, that’s totally up to your personal taste.


I hope you enjoyed this second little tutorial of mine. I tried to make it similar to the first one, but still make it feel like it’s its own thing. If you are interested in how I gave this little cactus a new home, the mini tutorial for it can be found here. Have a good day! 

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This was my spread from last week. I still love it so much! I feel like the next few weeks will continue to be crazy busy, but I promise to post whenever I can! Thank you to all my wonderful followers who are still sticking with me!

Printable Winter Tapes

Hey this is my first thing! I made these tapes from pictures that I took and since it’s been snowing like crazy, like school’s been closed for three days, so i made them blue-themed and yay. Feel free to print them and use them and eat them and share a photo and tag me when you use them! This is my first printable so please give feedback so I can know if I should continue. Thanksss

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I’m a bit proud of my small collection of washi tape that I managed to build up. As you can probably tell, I love foiled washi tape! In the background, you can see my small terrarium I bought a few weeks ago that I still haven’t filled up yet. I hope everyone is having a great week!

FINALS WEEK | I can’t believe I finally made it through this semester. I’ve got all my exams done, I’m tired, I feel empty and weak but also soo happy I could embrace every creature on the World.
Thank you for taking part on this by supporting me, my blog just anything. I started this blog 2 months ago and I wouldn’t expect it to help me that much. You guys are inspiring.❤