Stamped Lady with Lace Journal Card Tutorial

More stamped elements for a junk journal. Today I’m sharing a Stamped Lady with Lace Journal Card Tutorial. Using a large rubber stamp, old dictionary page, Fantastix – blending tools, denim and lace with I show how to make a beautiful Stamped Lady with Lace Journal Card. Once all the supplies are gathered this project goes super quick.

Stamped Lady with Lace Journal Card

Stamped Lady with Lace Journal Card Tutorial Video.

Supplies used for the Stamped Lady with Lace Journal Card.

To make this 4 x 6 Stamped Lady with Lace Journal Card begin with a page out of a dictionary. This was trimmed down to 4 x 6 inches.

Stamped Lady with Lace Journal Card

Stamp the Lottie Collage Stamp with Brutus Monroe Detail Ink in the center of the dictionary page.

Use Fantastix – blending tools with Distress Ink, Vintage Photo, Scattered Straw and Surface Ink Rouge by Brutus Monroe to color the image.

Adhere to card base with the Best Glue Ever by ScraPerfect.

Apply Vintage Photo Distress ink around the edges of the card.

Sew lace on the top and bottom of the card with a zig-zag stitch. Include the sides of the card too.

Add the glitter heart on top of the lace on the lower left corner/middle. Apply distress ink – Vintage Photo to the edges of the word – Beautiful. Adhere with the Best Glue Ever, using the No Clog Writing Cap to scrap of denim then on the right of the heart.

Sew around the denim – it gives it a nice detail.

Cut a small piece of eyelash yarn about 1/2 an inch. Apply the Best Glue Ever at the corner of the word and lay the eyelash yarn on top. Add a drop of glue on top of the eyelash yarn. Place two more drops of glue to make a cluster of three dots.

Using the Embellie Gellie, pick up a large flat back rhinestone and put on the drop of glue with the eyelash yarn. Place smaller rhinestones on the other two drops of glue.

Stamped Lady with Lace Journal Card

Enjoy the Stamped Lady with Lace Journal Card you just made.

Make sure to check out the Friendly Junk Journal People Facebook group. Of course, you are welcome to join the Friendly Junk Journal People Facebook group. The group is growing daily and we are a friendly group willing to help each other and encourage each other.

Interested in any of the journals I created? Please feel free to contact me through my Facebook Page. Here is my shop, I have a lot of items uploaded and add more weekly.

My hope is that I have inspired you to look at those papers in your stash and make your own junk journal.

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Mini Frankenpages Junk Journal

Using the mixed media pages I made for the Mixed Media Frankenpages a few weeks ago and other supplies, I show how to make a Mini Frankenpages Junk Journal measuring 5.25 x 4 inches in size with 8 pages and a few journal cards. Also featured are a few images from Calico Collage Day Dreaming digital journal kit. The images in this kit are beautiful, some remind me of an old English Garden.

Mini Frankenpages Junk Journal

In the video, I show how to make the Mini Frankenpages Junk Journal.

Supplies used for the Mini Frankenpages Junk Journal

Mini Frankenpages Junk Journal

Once the Frankenpages are created it is easy to make a Mini Frankenpages Junk Journal. Since I knew the Franeknpages were 8 x 10.5 the measurements of the Mini Frankenpages Junk Journal would be 4 x 5.25. The pages inside would be slightly smaller.

Mini Frankenpages Junk Journal

The pages I created were from old book pages and I used the same method as the Mixed Media Frankenpages to create the pages but didn’t use copy paper as the base, but another mixed media Frankenpage. There are three Mixed Media Frankenpages that make this journal with a total of 8 pages.

Mini Frankenpages Junk Journal

A tool I used for creating the Mini Frankenpages Junk Journal was the gluing helper. There are many versions on the web, mine was a small little container that I cut kitchen sponges to fit (three layers of sponge). Added water and glue and let it sit overnight. I add glue every time I’m done using it so that it will be ready for the next time.

Mini Frankenpages Junk Journal

For the images, I used Calico Collage Day Dreaming Digital journal kit. On the computer, I told it to print the corner elements page at 5 x 7 and that gave it the perfect size to fit inside this Mini Frankenpages Junk Journal.

Mini Frankenpages Junk Journal Mini Frankenpages Junk Journal

ScraPerfect’s products really do come in handy when assembling this Mini Frankenpages Junk Journal. The No Clog Writing Tip helps to add a touch of sparkle with Tulip Dimensional Paint. The small tip on the Best Glue Ever helps to get just the perfect amount of glue for the project.

Mini Frankenpages Junk Journal

Embellie Gellie is a wonderful tool to help with perfect placement of small items. It is easy to use to add flatback rhinestones or little punched shapes

Mini Frankenpages Junk Journal

One of the reasons I love Junk Journals is because I can do anything I like. If I want to do mixed media I can. Or if I’m in a vintage mood I can make it very vintage. There are no rules in making junk journals. Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise!

Mini Frankenpages Junk Journal

Make sure to check out the Friendly Junk Journal People Facebook group. Of course, you are welcome to join the Friendly Junk Journal People Facebook group. The group is growing daily and we are a friendly group willing to help each other and encourage each other.

Interested in any of the journals I created? Please feel free to contact me through my Facebook Page. Here is my shop, I have a lot of items uploaded and add more weekly.

My hope is that I have inspired you to look at those papers in your stash and make your own junk journal.

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Story Time with Linda Smile

Another installment of Story Time with Linda Smile. Did you know that smiling can get you out of a bad mood? Scientists have found that smiling on purpose can help you feel better. That the simple act of smiling can lead you to feel actual happiness and joy. They have found that smiling on purpose changes your brain chemistry, for the better.

Story Time with Linda Smile

Story Time with Linda Smile Video.

Over the years I have found that when I put a smile on my face even when I don’t feel like smiling changes my mood. It seems to change how I feel and the old saying fake it until you make it applies with smiles. If you smile and keep smiling then before you know it your mood changes and you will be happier.

I’ve found that if I know I’ll be seeing someone that doesn’t smile a lot and if I smile when we meet, it changes their mood too!

Our demeanor can make or break a conversation. If you start off with a frown then the other party may not stick around long to talk with you. They may become sour because of your mood.

That is why it is important to put a smile on your face. You never know how it will affect others.

While watching the Story Time with Linda Smile video, did you find yourself smiling? How did it make you feel?

I have found that if I smile while out shopping that the workers treat me better. Maybe I didn’t have a coupon and because I was smiling and chatting with the checker, they will pull out a coupon. It pays to smile!

So turn that frown upside down and see how it improves your mood and the mood of those around you.

Make sure to check out the Friendly Junk Journal People Facebook group. Of course, you are welcome to join the Friendly Junk Journal People Facebook group. The group is growing daily and we are a friendly group willing to help each other and encourage each other.

Interested in any of the journals I created? Please feel free to contact me through my Facebook Page. Here is my shop, I have a lot of items uploaded and add more weekly.

My hope is that I have inspired you to look at those papers in your stash and make your own junk journal.

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Story Time with Linda How I Began Crafting

You are in luck it is another Story Time with Linda How I Began Crafting. The question was asked How did you begin crafting Linda?, on one of my YouTube Videos. That is why I decided to share a quick video to share how I began crafting many, many years ago while living on a small farm with my family in Oklahoma. I was blessed to have a creative mom that helped me get started.

Story Time with Linda How I Began Crafting Video.

 

When I was a little girl I wanted Barbie Doll clothes. But even back then these were expensive to buy. Since I didn’t have an income. LOL I decided to make my own. Thankfully we were involved with 4 H in my family and we had a huge garage sale as a fundraiser. There were clothes that would be thrown out and I took a box home to make Barbie Doll Clothes.

One summer my Step-Grandmother spent about 3 weeks at our home and she taught me how to sew, how to read a pattern and pick the fabric for my project.  I’m so glad that she spent the time with me so that I could sew. We moved schools mid-year in High School and I was put in Home Economics when they were finishing up their sewing segment. Because I had spent time with Grandmother I was able to get a 100 on the written sewing test and I had only been there for a week. There were people in my class that was there for the whole class and they failed. It was natural for me to sew.

Later I helped my mom with her crafts. She made floral arrangements usually with dried flowers and silk flowers. I would help pick dried flowers and spray paint them for her.

Another Story Time with Linda How I Began Crafting segway. My best friend taught me how to knit and another grandmother taught me how to crochet. Everyone got a blanket from me for a few years back then. I don’t have any of the blankets I made. I’m not sure if my family still has them or not.

Story Time with Linda How I Began Crafting

For my Sr Prom in High School, I made my prom dress. To pay for my dress I worked at a stable cleaning the stalls and working with horses. I even sold friendship bracelets to my fellow students, I would make these bracelets while riding the bus since we lived several miles from the school.

After high school, I would make curtains, pillows, and clothes for others. Coasters, cord covers, mug rugs and anything else I could sew.

Story Time with Linda How I Began Crafting

Mug Rug put on your desk and set your mug on its own rug. lol

In the 1990’s is when I fell in love with paper crafting. My neighbor invited me to a stamp party where I purchased my first stamp from DOTS – Dozens of Terrific Stamps. Later I joined a stamp club and became President of the Okie Inkers for several years.

Story Time with Linda How I Began Crafting

Easle Greeting Card

Easle Greeting Card.

A friend of mine told me about HGTV’s show, That’s Clever. She had gotten the information to sign up and she shared the info with our stamp club and encouraged all of us to sign up. There were 30 artists in Oklahoma that were featured on the show.

Story Time with Linda How I Began Crafting

Filming the intro out in one of the Parks in Yukon Oklahoma.

Story Time with Linda How I Began Crafting

What my room looked like for the video taping of HGTV. I had to remove a table that was in front of the desk and cover any “brand labels” on items in the room.

Story Time with Linda How I Began Crafting

More of my desk for the filming.

Story Time with Linda How I Began Crafting

More of my room. This area now is my lightroom. It was my sewing area in this photo from 2007.

Because I was on That’s Clever I decided to try doing my own videos and started filming for YouTube. It’s amazing how far I’ve come since then!

Currently, I am on three design teams, Calico Collage digital images, Canvas Corp Brands (who is the parent company for Canvas Home Basics, Tattered Angels, and 7gypsies), and ScraPerfect – offering glues and tools for paper crafting.

My crafting journey has taken many twists and turns over the years, but I’m so glad that I have had all the opportunities I have had. Learning new things and keeping me trying out new things too!

Hopefully, this segment of Story Time with Linda How I Began Crafting has given you a little view of where I began and where I am now.

Make sure to check out the Friendly Junk Journal People Facebook group. Of course, you are welcome to join the Friendly Junk Journal People Facebook group. The group is growing daily and we are a friendly group willing to help each other and encourage each other.

Interested in any of the journals I created? Please feel free to contact me through my Facebook Page. Here is my shop, I have a lot of items uploaded and add more weekly.

My hope is that I have inspired you to look at those papers in your stash and make your own junk journal.

Keep updated on my posts by following me. Follow my blog with Bloglovin. Or Follow my Facebook Page or on Instagram for updates that may not be shared on my blog.

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Remember When Using Retro Art Supplies for Journal Cards

One of my good friends Betz Golden came up with the idea of using retro art supplies from before 2008. This prompted us to do a blog hop and mine is Remember When Using Retro Art Supplies for Journal Cards. It was fun looking through my stash to find items that I knew were from before 2008 (more than ten years old) for this project.

Remember When Using Retro Art Supplies for Journal Cards

PSST GIVEAWAY ALERT!!! Not mentioned in the video but I’m having a giveaway. To enter leave a comment on my blog and let me know if you follow my blog, YouTube, Instagram, Facebook or Twitter. For each social media, you list you will be entered. Share this blog post and use the tag #retroblogwithlinda for even more entries. The lucky winner will get a TLC package, like the one I used in the video, plus more goodies. You will want to enter this giveaway.

For my Remember When Using Retro Art Supplies for Journal Cards I used a scrapbook kit from TLC (Top Line Creations) that was from 2005. I was a demonstrator for them for a few years and have a bunch of these kits, that I never used! Also found edger scissors that make the paper look like a postage edge.

Here is my video tutorial showing the Remember When Using Retro Art Supplies for Journal Cards.

Supply list for the Remember When Using Retro Art Supplies for Journal Cards

Remember When Using Retro Art Supplies for Journal Cards

Once I had the supply list it was time to figure out what was going to make and I decided to make ATC journal cards for the Remember When Using Retro Art Supplies for Journal Cards blog hop.

Remember When Using Retro Art Supplies for Journal Cards

First I cut the red cardstock down to 2.5 x 3.5 inch. Then I proceeded to cut the pattern paper and white cardstock just slightly smaller than 2.5 x 3.5 inches.

Remember When Using Retro Art Supplies for Journal Cards

One some of the journal cards I used old dictionary pages, I thought it gave it a vintage feel.

Remember When Using Retro Art Supplies for Journal Cards

Two heart punches used with Red Glitter Cardstock helped to add a small accent without a lot of bulk.

Remember When Using Retro Art Supplies for Journal Cards

Creating words on my Silhouette and keeping a stash of these handy helped to make this project go fast. It was easy to add a little word to each one.

There were enough supplies that I made 11 journal cards with the supplies. Making these Remember When Using Retro Art Supplies for Journal Cards was a lot of fun! It has made me want to pull other kits out and see what I can make.

Remember When Using Retro Art Supplies for Journal Cards

What kind of “retro” art supplies do you have? Check out the other projects in this Remember When Retro Art Supplies blogs for more ideas.

JustYolie –http://www.justyolie.com/2018/02/remember-when-blog-hop.html 
It’s Oddly Appealing https://itsoddlyappealing.blogspot.com/…/remember-when…
Scrappy Cafe –https://scrappycafe.blogspot.com/2018/04/remember-when.html 
Keren Tamir- http://www.kerentamir.com/remember-when-blog-hop/
Marie Heiderscheit- https://marienicoledesigns.wordpress.com/…/remember…
Linda Israel- http://lindaisrael.com/…/remember-when-using-retro-art…/
Erin Reed – https://scraps-of-reflections.blogspot.com/…/misted-atc… 
Anita Scroggins – https://goo.gl/WRGz6V 
Katie Lamb https://whatkatiedid2.blogspot.com/…/remember-when-blog… 
Nadine Carlier –https://myscrapnstuff.blogspot.com/…/remember-when-blog… 
Susan M. Brown {sbartist} – https://sbartist.blogspot.com/…/going-back-in-cre8time…
Julie McGuffee https://juliemcguffee.blogspot.com/2010/01/hey-presto.html 
I have a linky party: http://www.inlinkz.com/new/view.php?id=774354

Make sure to check out the Friendly Junk Journal People Facebook group. Of course, you are welcome to join the Friendly Junk Journal People Facebook group. The group is growing daily and we are a friendly group willing to help each other and encourage each other.

Interested in any of the journals I created? Please feel free to contact me through my Facebook Page. Here is my shop, I have a lot of items uploaded and add more weekly.

My hope is that I have inspired you to look at those papers in your stash and make your own junk journal.

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Day Dreaming Junk Journal

Sharing a design team project Day Dreaming Junk Journal, using Calico Collage Digital Journal Kit Day Dreaming. Also used my Mixed Media Frankenpages for the cover and insides that I made a few weeks ago. The journal measures 8.5 x 5.5 inches and has a soft cover made with watercolor paper and mixed media Frankenpages.

Day Dreaming Junk Journal

A flip through video showing the Day Dreaming Junk Journal.

Used the following to make the Day Dreaming Junk Journal.

The Day Dreaming Junk Journal has 16 pages that are tied together with bakers twine. I bound it together like this so that the owner can choose to add more pages if they like or make another journal with the pages and cover.

Day Dreaming Junk Journal

Making this journal was so much fun. I loved using the Mixed Media Frankenpages with the Calico Collage Digital Images.  The bright colors make me very happy.

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Adding the Tulip Dimensional Glitter Paint using the ScraPerfect No Clog Writing Cap to the Day Dreaming Junk Journal added the perfect amount of sparkle. The glitter paint also adds a little bit of texture.

Day Dreaming Junk Journal

Day Dreaming Junk Journal

The back sides of the Day Dreaming Journal pages were sprayed with Tattered Angels Glimmer Mists with one of my stencils.

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Adding touches of fabric to the pages gives this journal a little bit of a shabby chic look, don’t you think?

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The tie on this Day Dreaming Junk Journal is a scrap of fabric that I got from my quilt guild a month ago.

Day Dreaming Junk JournalMaking this Day Dreaming Junk Journal was so enjoyable. I hope that you liked seeing what I created today.

Make sure to check out the Friendly Junk Journal People Facebook group. Of course, you are welcome to join the Friendly Junk Journal People Facebook group. The group is growing daily and we are a friendly group willing to help each other and encourage each other.

Interested in any of the journals I created? Please feel free to contact me through my Facebook Page. Here is my shop, I have a lot of items uploaded and add more weekly.

My hope is that I have inspired you to look at those papers in your stash and make your own junk journal.

Keep updated on my posts by following me. Follow my blog with Bloglovin. Or Follow my Facebook Page or on Instagram for updates that may not be shared on my blog.

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Getting on Design Teams

Today I’m sharing information about Getting on Design Teams. This is a question that has been asked a few times recently by my followers. I’m sure that there are others that would like to know more. Thought it would be easier if I did a video and blog to share the information. And it is a good example of what to do on your blog and a video.

Getting on Design Teams

The Story Time by Linda Getting on Design Teams video.

The following was information I thought would be helpful for those wanting to get on a design team.

Getting on Design Teams

Do you have a blog? If not, create a blog. The blog should be clean and simple. Sure it is cool that you have badges from all those challenges, but those are distracting from your blog post. Also pick a good name, one that represents you and what you want to share. If you are not doing scrapbooking then a blog with a scrapbooking name won’t work.

Write at least 300 words about your project on your blog. There are some design teams that require 500 words on their blog. It is good to be in practice now and learn how to fill the space. Write at least one blog post a week. It is good practice as some design teams want you to write a blog post a week.

Take quality photos. Make sure that you represent the product the best way you can. Use the best light to take photos of your project. Show the details. Make the photos large enough on your blog so that these can be seen. If you have bad photos it turns people off and they will leave your blog.

Some Design Teams require that you have step out photos. What that means is they are wanting photos of each important step for the project. I found that I could do a video and then while editing the video I can capture photos of each key step. It is a good idea to slow down when doing your video to help get those good photos to capture.

Getting on Design Teams

YouTube is a big help in getting your projects seen. Videos are a great way to explain how you made an item and backing it up with a blog helps to fill in all the holes. Make sure that when you do videos that you are on the project. Be careful in your videos that you are at a good angle. Recently there was a lady that was showing a tutorial but the angle of her camera was pointed at her cleavage. The paper arts community isn’t the place to share a video of your cleavage.

Short videos or long videos work. The key is to edit your video of the portions you can speed through. If you have a video that is 30 minutes long and half of that is you applying glue to paper, you can speed up the video through the gluing. If you are lucky you can then shorten that 30 minute video down to 15 minutes or less.

Getting on Design Teams

What is the Dream Design Team where you want to be a member? Make projects that represent the style you want to make. If you are a stamper that colors images, and that is what you want to do for design teams, then produce those items on your blog. If you are wanting to feature digital junk journals, then show how you use them on your blog.

Most design team applications request you show them your top three blog posts, videos or photos of projects that fit their theme. You want quality content now so that you are ready to share with them.

Getting on Design Teams

Get involved on social media. Pick your favorite platforms. I use Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, Tumblr, Facebook and YouTube the most. Share your projects with good hashtags on your social media. It also helps if you do searches with the same tags on those social media outlets and like, leave comments and make friends on others posts.

Search for calls to join design teams. You can do this by going directly to the blog or website of the company you want to design for or you can search in groups. There are several Design Team Calls groups on Facebook. My suggestion is if this is your first design team, get on one that you know you will love and only one at first. If you don’t love the products then it is hard to create projects.

Building up your portfolio takes work. But Getting on Design Teams is so much fun. It is a great way to see new products. To challenge yourself to try new things. And you will make a lot of lifetime friends because of Getting on Design Teams.

Go forth and create. Getting on Design Teams can be done and I hope you get on the design team of your dreams. Have more questions? Feel free to ask and I’ll answer to the best of my abilities.

Make sure to check out the Friendly Junk Journal People Facebook group. Of course, you are welcome to join the Friendly Junk Journal People Facebook group. The group is growing daily and we are a friendly group willing to help each other and encourage each other.

Interested in any of the journals I created? Please feel free to contact me through my Facebook Page. Here is my shop, I have a lot of items uploaded and add more weekly.

My hope is that I have inspired you to look at those papers in your stash and make your own junk journal.

Keep updated on my posts by following me. Follow my blog with Bloglovin. Or Follow my Facebook Page or on Instagram for updates that may not be shared on my blog.

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Stamped Journal Cards

A few days ago I was chatting with one of the admins from my Facebook group Friendly Junk Journal People. Naomi asked for ideas on how to use stamps with a junk journal. This prompted me to make a Stamped Journal Cards tutorial showing how stamps can be used to make journal cards without a lot of coloring. She didn’t want to spend a lot of time coloring in images.

Stamped Journal Cards

Here is a video tutorial showing how to make Stamped Journal Cards.

Supply List for Stamped Journal Cards.

Stamped Journal Cards

These stamped journal cards are super easy to make. To begin I chose to cut a piece of the dictionary page the same size as my focal stamped image. In this case, it was 2.25 x 2.25 inches. Then I stamped with Brutus Monroe Detail Ink.

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Use the Ranger Blending tool and Tim Holtz Vintage Photo Distress ink around the edges of the paper.

Stamped Journal Cards

Apply a fine line of the Best Glue Ever on the backside of the dictionary page and apply to a 3 x 5 inch journal card.

Stamped Journal Cards

An option is to use a sewing machine and add zig-zag stitches around the image.

Stamped Journal Cards

For the second card, I used Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist Curious applied to a square stamp background. This was stamped on a 3.5 x 5.5 piece of dictionary page. Heat set to dry.

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Stamp the bird image with Brutus Monroe Detail Ink over the square of color on the dictionary page.

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Apply Dusty Concord and Crushed Oliver Distress Inks to the flower stamp and stamp on the right side of the square.

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Next stamp the postmark image in the center top of the square.

Stamped Journal Cards

Vintage Photo Distress Ink was applied with a blending tool around the stamped image and the journal card.

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Adhere the stamped dictionary page to the journal card with the Best Glue Ever.

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Distress the words – Adventure Awaits with Vintage photo distress inks.

Stamped Journal Cards

Cut a scrap of denim to be a mat for the word and adhere both on the journal card in the center bottom.

Stamped Journal Cards

Can take it up a notch by sewing on the journal card. I like combining the zig-zag with straight stitching.

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These Stamped Journal Cards were quick and easy to make. I can see all kinds of various styles done like this. What is your favorite style?

Stamped Journal Cards

Make sure to check out the Friendly Junk Journal People Facebook group. Of course, you are welcome to join the Friendly Junk Journal People Facebook group. The group is growing daily and we are a friendly group willing to help each other and encourage each other.

Interested in any of the journals I created? Please feel free to contact me through my Facebook Page. Here is my shop, I have a lot of items uploaded and add more weekly.

My hope is that I have inspired you to look at those papers in your stash and make your own junk journal.

Keep updated on my posts by following me. Follow my blog with Bloglovin. Or Follow my Facebook Page or on Instagram for updates that may not be shared on my blog.

Thanks so much for stopping by my blog today to see the Stamped Journal Cards tutorial.

 

Don’t Let Anyone Steal Your Joy

It is another Story Time with Linda session. The theme today is: Don’t Let Anyone Steal Your Joy. There are people in this world that are unhappy and they will do everything they can to steal your joy. It is amazing how negative people can be towards others in this world. Life is too short to let others steal your joy.

Don't Let Anyone Steal Your Joy

My thoughts via video on Don’t Let Anyone Steal Your Joy.

There will always be someone that wants to steal your joy in this world. Don’t let that happen and don’t be someone that steals other peoples joy either. Try to always find the positive and be helpful to others. When you are positive it makes a difference and others notice.

How can you be a positive force in this world? Do you have things you do or say to bring joy to others? I would love to know your thoughts.

Go forth and be a positive light in this world. This world really needs your help.

Make sure to check out the Friendly Junk Journal People Facebook group. Of course, you are welcome to join the Friendly Junk Journal People Facebook group. The group is growing daily and we are a friendly group willing to help each other and encourage each other.

Interested in any of the journals I created? Please feel free to contact me through my Facebook Page. Here is my shop, I have a lot of items uploaded and add more weekly.

My hope is that I have inspired you to look at those papers in your stash and make your own junk journal.

Keep updated on my posts by following me. Follow my blog with Bloglovin. Or Follow my Facebook Page or on Instagram for updates that may not be shared on my blog.

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Frankenpage Envelope Pocket Tutorial

Today’s post is sharing what I made with some of my Mixed Media Frankenpages. The result was a Frankenpage Envelope Pocket Tutorial to show you how I used the pages. This is one of those fun projects where you can use some old book pages and add some paint and Tattered Angels Glimmer Mists. Adding digital images from Calico Collage Day Dreaming journal kit just adds a beautiful touch.

Frankenpage Envelope Pocket TutorialFrankenpage Envelope Pocket Tutorial Video showing how to make the envelope pocket and decorating it with Calico Collage Digital images.

The supplies used in this Frankenpage Envelope Pocket Tutorial.

Frankenpage Envelope Pocket Tutorial

When I made the Mixed Media Frankenpages these were trimmed to 8 x 10.5 inches. Then I sewed the joins on the paper but not around the outside edge. Next, I cut the page in half lengthwise to make a 4 x 10.5 inch page.

Then cut a two inch piece from one end and a three and a half inch piece. You will now have three pieces to use for this envelope pocket.

Sew around the edges to finish the piece. Sew the pieces together and you now have an envelope pocket.

Using ScraPerfects Best Glue Ever attach the embellishments to finish the Frankenpage Envelope Pocket.

Frankenpage Envelope Pocket Tutorial

Use Embellie Gellie for perfect placement of small items.

Frankenpage Envelope Pocket Tutorial

The Medium Fine Writing Cap from ScraPefect transforms the Tulip Dimension Glitter Paint into a precision writing tool.

Frankenpage Envelope Pocket Tutorial

There are so many ways to create these Frankenpage Envelope Pockets with all kinds of papers and mediums. I hope you enjoy making your own after seeing my Frankenpage Envelope Pocket Tutorial.

Frankenpage Envelope Pocket Tutorial

It is the little details that help to finish a project. I could have left the envelope pockets as they were, but it is so much better with the embellishment, don’t you think?

Frankenpage Envelope Pocket Tutorial

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