Halloween Witches Junk Journals

It’s Fall and time for Halloween and today I’m sharing four Halloween Witches Junk Journals I made using Calico Collage digital images, Canvas Corp Brands Halloween cardstock, Tattered Angels Glimmer Mists and more.

Halloween Witches Junk Journals

Last week I visited Canvas Corp Brands Home office and was able to pick up a few new things. I also got a few RAK’s (Random Act of Kindness) packages in the mail filled with Halloween items. This prompted me to take a look at my stash and see that I had some Calico Collage digital images ready to use.

The result was four Halloween Witches Junk Journals. Each journal has 8 sheets of paper folded in half for a total of 32 pages to add memories. The journals are almost 5 inches by 7 inches in size. Lots of Stamping and Tattered Angels Glimmer Mists were used in each journal.

Here is a flip through video for the four Halloween Witches Junk Journals.

Papers and digital kits used to make the Halloween Witches Junk Journals.
From Canvas Corp Brands. Haunt It on Kraft Paper, Haunt It: Black & Kraft “The Raven” Paper, Haunt It: Cats, Hats & Bats on Kraft Paper and Haunt It Tags on Kraft Paper
Witches Digital Images from Calico Collage
Vintage Halloween Coffin Tags from Calico Collage
All Hallows Eve digital journal kit

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Being able to use the papers and images along with the items that were sent to me was wonderful. Using my sewing machine to add a few stitches here and there brings me joy. This was also a great time to bust out my Halloween Stamps, some I’ve had for years.

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Although each journal has the same basic papers and I used some of the same techniques each is unique. Stamping, Spraying Tattered Angels Glimmer Mists, adding stickers and more help to make each one unique.

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How do you celebrate Halloween? Usually, we are away but this year I think we will be home to hand out candy to the local kids.

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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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How to make Napkin Embellishments

Have you wanted to know How to make Napkin Embellishments? Today is your lucky day. In this post, I share How to make Napkin Embellishments for a Mermaid Junk Journal.

Napkin Embellishments

Supplies Used in How to make Napkin Embellishments
Seashell Napkin – I found mine at Tuesday Morning
Jot Glue Sticks – any brand will work
Sheet music
Map
Aleene’s Tacky Glue
Distressed Ink – Vintage Photo, Stormy Sky
Dritz Cheesecloth, 36-Inch by 6-Yard
Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist, Mint Julip, Precious Metal and Denim Blue
Sea Themed Stickers
Shell sequins – party supply
Tulip Dimensional Fabric Paint, 4-Ounce, Surf
Sewing machine with a dark green thread
100 ORGAN FLAT SHANK 15X1 HAX1 HOME SEWING MACHINE NEEDLES – SIZE #80/12

Here is a video for How to make Napkin Embellishments.

The method I used was very simple. Use a glue stick to adhere music and map paper to the back side of the one ply of the napkin. Trim to size wanted. Sew zigzag stitch around edges. Apply distress inks to edges of each element.

Napkin Embellishments

Add cheesecloth and other embellishments to the pieces. Adhere to journal page using Aleene’s Tacky Glue.

Napkin Embellishments

Using napkins as an embellishment inside a junk journal is easy and beautiful. Each time a napkin is used you can get a different look, depending on the other elements you use.

Napkin Embellishments

What I like about using a napkin is I can create several elements to go into the junk journal and thus carry out the same theme. Or I can use only one of the napkin embellishments for a focal point.

Napkin Embellishments

There really isn’t any limit to what you can do with these new napkin embellishments in your junk journals.

Stay tuned for the tutorial on A Mermaid Tale Junk Journal where I used these elements.

Napkin Embellishments

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 of 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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Gypsy Travelers Notebook Junk Journal

Still making a journal every day for my #junkjournaljuly challenge. Here is today’s project, Gypsy Travelers Notebook Junk Journal. Using Canvas Corp Home Basics papers and Calico Collage Gypsy Love images in this one.

Gypsy Travelers Notebook Junk Journal

A few weeks ago a friend gave me a large box of fabric. Some of it is really fancy like velvet, and some are simple fabrics that she used for making cosplay costumes. It was fun digging around in this box to see all the colors and textures of fabric. I picked out a small piece of crushed red velvet and knew that it would be a perfect touch on this Gypsy Travelers Notebook Junk Journal.

Sewing has always been a passion of mine. Since I learned how to sew at a very young age I really like adding sewing to projects. For the cover of this Gypsy Travelers Notebook Junk Journal, I decided to layer the Calico Collage image on top of the velvet and added some trims. Doing a zig zag stitch around the outside gives this a truly handmade feel.

Tattered Angels Glimmer Mists are my favorite way to change or add color to paper. I have several reams of a light green linen paper that to some isn’t that pretty. but when I add the Glimmer Mists over the paper it gives it a new life.

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Gypsy Travelers Notebook Junk Journal a few of the items used:
Calico Collage Gypsy Love digital journal kit.
Canvas Corp Home Basics, Red & Ivory Damask, Red & Ivory Big Stripe
Various colors of Tattered Angels Glimmer Mists
Brutus Monroe Stamps and Ink
Tim Holtz Distressed Inks
Various stamps from my stash
Scrapbook paper, map, dictionary page, notebook paper, an Italian paper, Coloring book pages and more.
Prima Flowers
Ribbon
Fabric
Handmade Lavender Sachet

I have tutorials that show how a Travelers Notebook is made, feel free to follow me on YouTube.

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A flip through video of the Gypsy Travelers Notebook Junk Journal.

The journal measures 8.25 inches tall by 4.25 inches wide. It has 12 sheets of paper to make 48 pages. Lots of space to write in this journal. As well as places to tuck mementos.

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Making these junk journals give me joy. When I have a completed journal in my hands I just love the way it feels. Looking at the pages, feeling the texture of the elements added.

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It’s been so much fun that I created a Facebook Group. You are also welcome to join the Friendly Junk Journal People. It is a small group at the moment, but it is growing and we would love to have you with us.

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 will be adding more weekly.

Keep updated of 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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Gypsy Travelers Notebook Junk Journal