Your Binding Machine: What You Can Bind With It

posted this on May 31, 2016

You finally did it: you bought binding machine you’ve been wanting for quite a while. Hopefully you’re pleased with your purchase and are looking forward to putting it to use. But that begs the question: what should you bind with your new binding machine? The good news is that there are so many different things you can put together with your new device. Here are a few ideas to help you get started….

1.)    Professional documents. Your binding machine offers you an excellent way to put together your documents for work. You can bind any number of professional documents including reports, proposals, prospectuses, and so on. Clients are always impressed by something that looks professional and that may even win you points with your boss.

2.)    School assignments. If you or someone you know is in school – be it junior high or even a graduate program – binding assignments is sometimes just what you need to do to get that A. It doesn’t matter if you need to hand in a lab report, writing assignment, or term paper. Binding your work can be a great way to get your teacher or professor to notice your work.

3.)    Memory books. If you want to create a special gift or just a keepsake for yourself, you can make a memory book or photo album with your binding machine. These are great projects to commemorate an anniversary, graduation, or birthday, as well as preserve the special memories of a vacation or favorite pet. If you’re a professional or amateur photographer, you could also create a photo book to show off your best shots.

4.)    Scrapbooks and journals. Journaling and scrapbooking are two very popular hobbies. If you get some fancy, acid-free paper, you can make your own scrapbooks and journals either to keep for yourself or to give away as gifts. Since these are both highly personal activities, you’ll be able to personalize the books to your heart’s content which can be creatively fulfilling.

5.)    Self-published works. Creative writing is fun and it can be lucrative if you get lucky. If you’ve written a novel, memoir, book of short stories, or a collection of poetry, you can self-publish them with your binding machine. If you happen to have a thermal device, you can even produce a hardcover document which can be a lot of fun and impress everyone.

6.)    Portfolios. Being a graphic artist or any other creative type is a great profession. When it comes time to present a portfolio of your work to someone important (such as a potential employer or a gallery owner), why not bind it with your device? It will look really professional and you can take pride in your work.

These are just a handful of the things you can put together with your binding machine. From school assignment to portfolios, professional documents to journals, you can bind just about anything you want or need. Have fun with your binding machine as you find out for yourself what you can create.

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