I was finally able to get some good pictures of the cardboard cases I put together a few weeks past. My motivation for these came when I was breaking down a number of Moleskine cardboard display cases that had accumulated over the past few months. They each had a nice flat piece of cardboard with a pre-printed header specific to the notebook style, so I decided to try to make a box to protect my diary and notebook.
The first two pictures are of the box I made for my pocket size daily diary. The printed header is functioning as the flap, with Velcro buttons holding it closed. The second picture shows the open box with my diary.
This picture is of a pocket size classic notebook and box. This shows
the Velcro closure clearer than the pictures above, and gives some sense of the
general design of the box.
Putting that box together made me wonder how I could also incorporate space to carry a pen with my notebook. After a couple of trials I came up with this design: the first picture shows the back of the box with my G2 pen clipped inside.
This next picture shows the contents of the box, with the front view of the
Here you can see how the pen tucks under the lid, just above the notebook
inside the box.
sickness, perhaps?), but I had a good time! They will work to keep my
notebook from getting too beat up in my backpack, which is a plus.