DIY Paper Clip Toppers for Journals Tutorial with Free Template

Journaling has become such a popular trend so today, we thought we’d show you how to make your planner feel even more personal with our free paper clip toppers printable! Sweet and quirky, these toppers will definitely give your planner the unique touch you’re looking for.



Download your Free Paperclip Toppers Here

What you need:

Free Planner Paper Clip Topper Download

Fiskars Flower Punch

We R Memory Keepers Fusing Tool, Accetate Sheets

Paper Clips


How to Make:

1. Print out the free planner paper clip toppers and cut out your desired designs.


2. With the We R Memory Keepers fusing tool and 2 sheets of We R Memory Keepers accetate, begin fusing the sheets together in the shape of your chosen design. Remember to leave a gap so you can put your design in.


3. Take your chosen design and put inbetween the 2 sheets of accetate.  


TIP: Add a fun twist to your topper with Washi tape and the Fiskars Flower puch by creating confettii and adding it into the pocket!


5. Fuse together the final sides of you accetate to complete the pocket.


6. Trim your design making sure not to cut into the pocket.


7.  Using a hot glue gun, attach a paperclip to the back of your design and you’re done!


So pretty right? Your planner is going to look even more amazing than it did before with these gorgeous paper clip designs! (We are a fan of the shaker element too, how fun!)



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Trimcraft design these templates to aid your crafting projects, so we are always happy to see them being used and enjoyed. However, we just ask you credit Trimcraft for the template design when you publish your crafty makes online and on social media.





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