A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: You can get cheap (and legal! Wink) advertising by donating a challenge prize! Go here for more info.
Total Members: 305,036
Currently Running With Scissors:
393 Guests and 7 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: locking journal  (Read 728 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
blood
« on: November 28, 2005 01:56:36 PM »

i'm making a journal for my boyfriend Cheesy for xmas and i have everything all planned out but how to make it lock. i have a little lock and key but i can't think of a creative yet easy way to make it so it locks and makes the journal locked.
help?
 Huh
THIS ROCKS   Logged

-blood
dee521
Offline Offline

Posts: 304
Joined: 27-Sep-2005

bear paws make me happy


View Profile
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2005 06:42:31 AM »

what is your lock like? if it's like a little padlock you can make u-shaped fabric tabs coming off the ends for the lock to go thru. is your bf into journals? has he written in them before? no offense but a locking diary sounds a little middle-school girlish....maybe a nice papered photo album with sewn covers would be a better idea with basically the same plan.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
blood
« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2005 12:42:03 PM »

he is a very strange boy....even tho he is 21 i call him a boy cause he can act like a 15 year old sometimes...so yeah i'm sure he'll like a journal that locks....
THIS ROCKS   Logged

-blood
themoonisout
« Reply #3 on: December 21, 2005 11:38:35 AM »

my vision...is....to take fairly large wire, like coat hanger size, and make long U shapes, as deep as the journal....
and then i'd sew through the journal and cover the stitch with endpapers.
the u-s would be on each side, lined up, and the lock would go through.
i need to draw this hahaahaha. it just sounds bad. dumb i mean.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Crochet a Woolen Willy Warmer Part 9/21
How to Crochet Adult Size Sock Slippers Part 1/29
How to Crochet a Woolen Willy Warmer Part 2/21
How to Crochet a Woolen Willy Warmer Part 18/21
How to Crochet a Woolen Willy Warmer Part 17/21
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Thrifty Dog Bed
October 29, 2014 Featured Projects
Craft Challenge #103, Foodie Frenzy 2 Winner

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.