Elastic and Split Ring

by Rossie
(England)





I use an elastic band or hair band and thread it through a hole in the back of the journal, about a qtr to a half inch in from the edge and halfway down from the top of the book. When the elastic goes through I add a tiny split ring that acts as a 'stopper'.

I sometimes colour the rubber bands with Pro-Markers, (although after time rubber bands deteriorate they are easily replaced and in abundance), and also colour the split rings with Tim Holtz alcohol inks. In the last picture I show alternative elastic/hair bands I use. I prefer the split ring to a knot as they look better and lay flatter.

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Jun 30, 2016
Love it
by: Jackie

This is an awesome idea - I am going to use this on all of my journals - thank you so much for sharing.

Jun 25, 2016
Wonderful!
by: Cristina GB

What a great idea!!! Thanks a lot for sharing it!

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