Get organized this semester and create your very own DIY binder clips! They are super easy to create and allow you to stay organized all year round!

Supplies used:

  • Ellison® SuperStar™ Excel Machine Only w/Extended Sliding Tray & Sliding Adapter Pad (#30650)
  • Sizzix® Big Shot® Pro Accessory - Solo Platform, Shim & Wafer-Thin Adapter (#657435)
  • Sizzix® Framelits® Die Set 5PK - Stars (#657567)
  • Sizzix™ Accessory - Glue Gun (#663550)
  • Binder Clips
  • Printer or Pen
  • Cardstock (Patterned and White)
  • Adhesive Foam Squares


  1. Die-cut your desired size star using (#657567) from patterned cardstock.
  2. Print or handwrite your desired phrase on to white cardstock for e.g. 'To copy'.
  3. Die-cut your phrase using a smaller size star from (#657567).
  4. Adhere the star with the phrase to the larger star using foam adhesive squares.
  5. Using the glue gun, adhere the finished star on to a binder clip.
  6. Repeat these steps for your desired amount of star binder clips.

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