Fall CCB Blog Hop Junk Journal Binding Tutorial

Come along and see the Fall CCB Blog Hop Junk Journal Binding Tutorial today. There are several crew members of the Canvas Corp Brands that are sharing lots of Fall inspired projects to get you in the mood for Fall. Make sure you visit my blog to visit the posts by the others.

Fall CCB Blog Hop Junk Journal Binding Tutorial Video.

Supplies used for the Fall CCB Blog Hop Junk Journal Binding Tutorial.

The journal measures 8.25 x 6 inch Junk Journal with a total of 36 pages. The pages are a mix of cardstock and copy paperweight. Each page has been sprayed with Tattered Angels Chalkboard Mist and also feature a stamped image.

Using a stencil with the Tattered Angels Mists adds a personal touch to each page. I love that it adds color to the page that can still be written upon.

Stamping in black ink on each page gives a little bit of decoration that is simple and pretty. The images could even be colored by the journal owner.

Pockets in a journal are a great way to keep mementos of an event or time in our lives. The pocket pictured above was made from a book page during the mixed media pages tutorial.

The thicker watercolor paper from Tattered Angels is beautiful. The texture and weight of the paper is perfect for using watercolor paints.

Sewing other papers on top of a dictionary page gives unique writing space and adds a little bit of decorative detail. The pocket is hand to keep journal cards or other notes.

The grungy pages with the sprays and stamping make me happy. This is one of those journals that you can sit and pet.

The mixture of cardstock with notebook paper gives a lot of character to this Fall Journal.

Thanks for stopping here for the Fall CCB Blog Hop Junk Journal Binding Tutorial. Make sure you visit the others below that are also in this Blog Hop.

  1. Scrappy Cafe (Betz Golden) https://scrappycafe.blogspot.com/2018/09/huge-fall-blog-hop.html
  2. Papierstau (Sanna Lippert) http://www.papierstau.at/fall-blog-hop-canvas-corp-brands/
  3. Marie Nicole Designs (Marie Heiderscheit) https://marienicoledesigns.wordpress.com/2018/09/28/farmhouse-autumn-mantel-teal-pumpkins
  4. Steph Ackerman – https://stephaniescraps.blogspot.com/2018/09/fall-blog-hop-with-canvas-corp.html
  5. The Crafty Robin – https://elizabethr-thecraftyrobin.blogspot.com/2018/09/fall-canvas-corp-blog-hop.html
  6. Monica Taylor https://taylormadecards4u.blogspot.com/2018/09/toil-trouble-fall-blog-hop-with-canvas.html
  7. Karla Yungwirth https://creative-love-affair.blogspot.com/2018/09/canvas-corp-brands-fall-blog-hop.html
  8. Lynne Joncas https://scrappysquirrelsnest.blogspot.com/2018/09/basket-of-pumpkins-for-fall-ccb-blog-hop.html
  9. Priya Satish https://creativemotif.blogspot.com/2018/09/ccb-fall-hop.html
  10. Erin Reed – https://scraps-of-reflections.blogspot.com/2018/09/diy-give-thanks-stenciled-fall-wood-sign.html
  11. Natassa Blazaki – https://artrecipesandmore.blogspot.com/2018/09/welcome-to-fall-ccb-blog-hop.html
  12. Peggy Lee Baker https://pegbaker.blogspot.com/2018/09/ccb-fall-blog-hop-altered-paper-pumpkin.html
  13. Nadine Carlier – https://myscrapnstuff.blogspot.com/2018/09/fall-blog-hop-with-canvas-corp-brands.html
  14. Jaine Drake – http://www.basementstudio.lu/fall-ccb-blog-hop/
  15. Christine Santos – https://csantossite.wordpress.com/2018/09/27/boo-ccb-fall-blog-hop/
  16. Viktoriya Porechnaya https://vitulya.blogspot.com/2018/09/fall-ccb-blog-hop-halloween-bouqet.html
  17. Hema VelCraft https://velcraft.blogspot.com/2018/09/autumn-smile.html
  18. Linda Israel https://lindaisrael.com/art/2018/09/28/fall-ccb-blog-hop-junk-journal-binding-tutorial

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.

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 Fall CCB Blog Hop Junk Journal Binding Tutorial.

Fall Mixed Media Collaboration Postcard Tutorial

Fall is so beautiful, don’t you agree? Today I’m sharing a Fall Mixed Media Collaboration Postcard Tutorial. This project was hosted by Bea Grob and four artists in total participated as this is an international swap. Using Tattered Angels Products and more I show how I created my postcards and then show how I decorated all the postcards.

Fall Mixed Media Collaboration Postcard Tutorial

 

Fall Mixed Media Collaboration Postcard Tutorial Video

Supplies used in the Fall Mixed Media Collaboration Postcard Tutorial

Let’s get this Fall Mixed Media Collaboration Postcard Tutorial started. Begin by selecting a large piece of watercolor paper. This will be a master board style project. The idea is that you decorate a large sheet of paper, then cut it up for the project.

Fall Mixed Media Collaboration Postcard Tutorial

Next using stencils, Tattered Angels Mists and more start adding color to the watercolor master board. Dry with a heat tool or allow to dry naturally. It is a good idea to let each layer dry before applying more mediums.

Collage bits of mixed media papers on top of the misted paper. Adhere the bits randomly. Make sure to spread out the pieces on the whole master board so it will have bits when it is cut up.

Apply paint to blend the background to the pasted pieces. Add one color at a time and make sure to dry before applying another color so you don’t end up with mud.

Cut up the master board int 4 x 6 pieces to be made into postcards. Save the other bits for other projects, like small tags or journal cards.

Fall Mixed Media Collaboration Postcard Tutorial

Make sure you check out the other ladies videos for their Fall Mixed Media Collaboration Postcard Tutorials.

Loved making the backgrounds. Now let’s dive into decorating all the postcards for this Fall Mixed Media Collaboration Postcard Tutorial.

Fall Mixed Media Collaboration Postcard Tutorial

Since this is a Fall project I decided to take a walk around outside and pick up a few fallen leaves. After doing a google search on how to dry leaves I knew I could use these in this project today.

Fall Mixed Media Collaboration Postcard Tutorial

Base postcard by Lena

Select leaves that are not super dry and brittle. Follow instructions on how to dry leaves. Once the leaves are dry apply Glam to seal the leaves. I decided to use a glam that had lots of glitter in it so the leaves shimmer.

Fall Mixed Media Collaboration Postcard Tutorial

Base postcard by Bea

Adhere the leaves using the Best Glue Ever by ScraPerfect. Apply a small amount to the backside of the leave and let it air dry for a couple of minutes. Then place the leaf on the postcard. Add something heavy on top to push it into the postcard. Set aside to dry.

Create a sentiment using a rubber stamp on kraft cardstock. Apply distress inks to the edges of the sentiment. Use 3D foam squares on the back of the sentiment and then adhere to the postcard.

Fall Mixed Media Collaboration Postcard Tutorial

Base postcard by Shel C

Select a few buttons and sequins and using the Best Glue Ever, adhere to the postcard. Tie a small bow using tiny jute or cord and adhere with the Best Glue Ever.

Fall Mixed Media Collaboration Postcard Tutorial

Base postcard by Linda

What did you think of the Fall Mixed Media Collaboration Postcard Tutorial today? Being able to use the other ladies postcards inspire me to try new things. My hope is you are inspired to try new things too.

Fall Mixed Media Collaboration Postcard Tutorial

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.

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 Fall Mixed Media Collaboration Postcard Tutorial.

Organize The Travel Plans Journal Tutorial

Today I’m sharing an Organize The Travel Plans Journal Tutorial. This is part of the September Canvas Corp Brands Let’s Get Organized Challenge. Lots of projects will be shared on the blog to inspire you to get organized in your life. I hope you enjoy this project and many others you will see on the Canvas Corp Brands Blog.

Organize The Travel Plans Journal Tutorial

Organize The Travel Plans Journal Tutorial Video.

 

Supplies used for the Organize The Travel Plans Journal Tutorial.

See the full tutorial with step out photos on the Canvas Corp Brands Blog.

Hope you are inspired to create a travel junk journal to help keep your plans together. Having lists and ideas all in one place makes it easier to keep track of those items.

Organize The Travel Plans Journal Tutorial

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.

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 Organize The Travel Plans Journal Tutorial.

7Gypsies Embellishment Junk Book

Day 21 of #useitupjuly, today sharing 7Gypsies Embellishment Junk Book times two! It was so fun making the Embellishment books a week ago that I decided I would make two more in a different theme. Using lots of items from my stash and several from 7Gypsies I share two books that were made.

7Gypsies Embellishment Junk Book

7Gypsies Embellishment Junk Book Video.

Supplies used in the making of the 7Gypsies Embellishment Junk Book.

This is the Embellishment Junk Book Tutorial I made on July 12. It features using the Frankenpages technique to create the cover and pages. This video also shows how the cover book was constructed and all the goodies inside the first two I made.

The 7Gypsies Embellishment Junk Book is a great way to use up scraps and items that you have had for a while, or that you have duplicates of in your stash.

When these books were made I was going through my stash and found where I had cut items out of the 7Gpysies booklets and out of sheets of images. Being able to find a use for the leftover pieces helps me a lot!

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As an artist and crafter, I tend to find reasons to keep things that might be trash to others. The postcards used for the pages is one of those items. But having those pieces to use as a base helped these 7Gypsies Embellishment Junk Books come together.

Once I got started it was hard to stop with just one book! lol I have supplies to make dozens of these little books. Creating with a theme helped me focus on the creation of the first 7Gypsies Embellishment Junk Book. When it was done I realized that I had enough to make a second with similar items.

Take a look at the stash you have. Find those items that you love and put them to use. We spend so much time shopping and collecting that we forget to create! My hope is that you are inspired to create after seeing one of my videos.

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After seeing my 7Gypsies Embellishment Junk Book what kind of embellishment book would you make?

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.

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 7Gypsies Embellishment Junk Book.

Cluster Embellishment Tutorial

Day 20 of #useitupjuly, today it is a Cluster Embellishment Tutorial. Using some leftover items and images from Calico Collage I share how to make three different Cluster Embellishments.

Cluster Embellishment Tutorial

Cluster Embellishment Tutorial Video.

Supplies used for the Cluster Embellishment Tutorial

When getting prepared for the Cluster Embellishment Tutorial I collected the items I knew I wanted to use. First I imported the Calico Collage images into the Silhouette software. Adjusted the size and created cut lines. Printed the images and then cut with the Silhouette Cameo 3. While I was cutting I also cut squares and circles for the mats on my Cricut. Handy to have two different machines so I could get done fast. lol

Using papers from my stash, some I’ve had for years, I then proceeded to use the Flourish Square paper punch and create shapes for bases.

Cluster Embellishment Tutorial

The tuck spot or journal card was made using a scrap of Kraft Cardstock. Distress Ink, frayed burlap was applied to the edges, then overstamped with a script rubber stamp for a background.

Cluster Embellishment Tutorial

Lace was sewn down the side and then the elements I wanted to use were arranged on top. Adding stitches with a sewing machine gives each the handmade look and a bit of charm.

Little words were added to tell a story. In the past, I wouldn’t put words as I didn’t have any and then I realized I could make my own!

Have fun using your stash and making little cluster embellishments. Hope you enjoyed the Cluster Embellishment Tutorial today!

Cluster Embellishment Tutorial

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.

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 Cluster Embellishment Tutorial.

 

Paper Pocket Tutorial

Day 19 of #useitupjuly and I’m sharing a Paper Pocket Tutorial. These pockets are perfect for junk journals. One pocket I really like because it holds lots of goodies that can be placed anywhere in a journal and taken out to use the bits.

Paper Pocket Tutorial

Paper Pocket Tutorial Video

Supplies used for the Paper Pocket Tutorial

I’m working on my goal of using it up in July by going through my stash and finding ways to use items.  Each project reduces my stash a little at a time.

The plan for the Paper Pocket Tutorial today was to use brown paper sacks, book pages, transparency and a sewing machine to make pockets.

The size of the pocket is determined by the journal. I measure the page and subtract about 1/8 to 1/4 of an inch. That is the width of the pocket. The height is usually no more than 4.5 inches. It depends on how large the journal pages are and what will go inside.

The inspiration for the first pocket: one day while playing around with paper, I decided why couldn’t I create a multi-pocket out of one sheet of paper. That is when the three pocket came about. Being able to see bits at different levels in the pockets gives just a little bit of charm to a junk journal. A removable pocket is so much fun!

Paper Pocket Tutorial

The second pocket I made used transparency film that I purchased for a different project but the transparency film didn’t work for that other project. That is when I thought, hey it can be a pocket in a junk journal. And that is how I decided to use transparency film over a stamped piece of kraft paper sack.

Paper Pocket Tutorial

Take a look at those supplies you have and use them. Sure it is fun to go shopping, but after a while, you can have way too many supplies and it can overwhelm you. Don’t be overwhelmed with too many supplies, use it up!

Experiment with your supplies to find new things. If trying something for the first time, use old book pages or scrap paper to make the prototype. Sometimes I like how the prototype turned out with scraps! lol

Have fun creating and Use It Up!

Paper Pocket TutorialMake 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.

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 Paper Pocket Tutorial.

Use Your Wings Junk Notecard Tutorial

This month is halfway over! Day 17 of #useitupjuly sharing, Use Your Wings Junk Notecard Tutorial. Using the junk on my desk and a stamp I create a little notecard.

Use Your Wings Junk Notecard Tutorial

The video for Use Your Wings Junk Notecard Tutorial.

Supplies used for the Use Your Wings Junk Notecard Tutorial

The process of making this Use Your Wings Junk Notecard Tutorial begins with applying Tattered Angels Glimmer Mists to a page out of a book. I love using the stencils I made for this, as I know that each one is unique and no two will be identical.

Adding stamping with white paint on the book page makes the heart on the top pop out on this card.

Being able to attach the transparency using a sewing machine really makes me happy. I love how the stitches look.

The packaging from 7Gypsies really makes me happy. I love that they use pretty prints so that we can use the packaging in our projects too. It was perfect for a bookmark tag.

Use Your Wings Junk Notecard Tutorial

One of my best investments has been the Silhouette Cameo 3. This machine has allowed me to create so much for junk journals. Like the words and word phrases. This time I created the words with white text and a black box. Printed on cardstock and then used the Silhouette Cameo 3 to cut the words. Being able to create any phrase at any time makes me so happy!

What kind of scraps do you have leftover? How do you use the scraps? Love to hear, feel free to tag me on social media and use #useitupjuly as the tag. 🙂

Use Your Wings Junk Notecard Tutorial

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.

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 Use Your Wings Junk Notecard Tutorial.

Embellishment Junk Book Tutorial

Day 12 of #useitupjuly and I’m sharing an Embellishment Junk Book Tutorial. One of my followers Cara Brandon shared her project for the use it up July and it was an Embellishment book.  Cara got her idea from CraftingwithLiller. I really liked what Cara shared and took a look at what Liller created and decided I would make my own version and make it geared towards Junk Journals.

Embellishment Junk Book Tutorial

Embellishment Junk Book Tutorial

Here is my video Embellishment Junk Book Tutorial.

The supplies Used for the Embellishment Junk Book Tutorial

Embellishment Junk Book Tutorial

The embellishment book measures 5 inches wide by 6 inches tall with a one-inch spine and has four pages inside. There are pockets on each page and on the inside of the front and back cover. Lots of embellishments to use in this little junk book.

Embellishment Junk Book Tutorial

Cut the watercolor paper down to 6 x 11 inches. Score at the five-inch mark, and again at the six-inch mark. Fold on score lines and this will be the foundation of the cover.

Embellishment Junk Book Tutorial

Trim giant postcard down to 5.75 x 10 inches. Score at the 4.75-inch mark and again at 5.25 inches fold on score lines.

Embellishment Junk Book Tutorial

Apply scraps of paper using my version of Frankenpages. Basically, adhere random scraps on the front cover and the over the whole postcard. I like to use rectangular shapes and rotate the text when applying the pieces.

Embellishment Junk Book Tutorial

Sew around the paper borders on both the cover and the page. Attach the cover image with the sewing machine.

Embellishment Junk Book Tutorial

Adhere the spine of the pages in the center of the cover, allow to dry then stitch with a sewing machine. This ensures that it won’t fall apart.

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Attach pockets to each page to hold the embellishments. The embellishments can be anything that you like. Get creative on adding items inside little paper bags, attaching things to little cards. Making each piece something useable.

Embellishment Junk Book Tutorial

Use the Embellishment Junk Book Tutorial to help you use up those leftover pieces and make a great gift or swap item. These little books would be great to hold different themes of embellishments that you can grab when you are creating.

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Once all the embellishments have been used the book can be used as a journal, by adding journal cards. Or cut the book apart and use each cover and page as an added element in another project. Remember with Junk Journals there are no rules. Have fun using up your stash for this project.

It was so much fun creating the Embellishment Junk Book Tutorial that I ended up making two Embellishment Junk Books, these are listed in my shop.

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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.

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 Embellishment Junk Book Tutorial.

Stamped & Collage Journal Card Tutorial

Adding another Stamped & Collage Journal Card Tutorial to help you use those stamps and leftover bits to make a journal card. Pull a few rubber stamps to make a background and use those scraps with punches to create a really cute card.

Stamped & Collage Journal Card Tutorial

Stamped & Collage Journal Card Tutorial Video.

Supplies used for the Stamped & Collage Journal Card Tutorial

This card started with a Kraft Card as the base. Stamping with a couple of images in different colors already gives this card a new life.

Stamped & Collage Journal Card Tutorial

Paper Punches are a great tool to use up those leftover bits and create shapes. Don’t have punches? Hand cut shapes. You can find shapes around the house and trace these onto the paper to get unique shapes for projects.

Adding a bit of torn paper to create a pocket is a cute way to add an additional element or journal card to a project. The pocket on this card could even hold a gift – money is always good. lol

Stamped & Collage Journal Card Tutorial

Play around with scraps and stamps and see what you can create. Try to use it all up instead of storing those leftovers. Every day I’m looking for ways to reduce my stash in art projects. I hope that this project gives you an idea or two to try.

What would you use if you were doing a Stamped & Collage Journal Card Tutorial like this one? Do you have a favorite shape, stamp set and leftover bits that come to your mind? I would love to know what you would use.

Stamped & Collage Journal Card TutorialMake 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.

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 & Collage Journal Card Tutorial.

Summer Mixed Media Postcard Collaboration

Another collaboration with other artists creating a Summer Mixed Media Postcard Collaboration project. Four of us, Shel, Lena, Bea and myself are swapping postcards again with a summer theme.

Summer Mixed Media Postcard Collaboration

The idea is that each of us would create a standard 4 x 6 postcard with a summer-themed background that the next artist could decorate as they wanted.

Summer Mixed Media Postcard Collaboration

Here is a tutorial process video showing how I made my cards and then embellished all the cards. Summer Mixed Media Postcard Collaboration Video.

Supplies Used for the Summer Mixed Media Postcard Collaboration.

My postcards began with a 4 x 6 watercolor paper and a slew of Tattered Angels Products. I wanted to see if I could create a scene with the paints.

Summer Mixed Media Postcard Collaboration

Using an old hotel key card I scraped paint onto the watercolor paper. Applied Glam with a paintbrush. Sprayed with Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist and used High Impact Paint as if it were rubber stamp ink.

Think outside the box when doing mixed media. That is the beauty of being able to do anything you want.

Once all the postcards arrived it was time to decorate. For this Summer Mixed Media Postcard Collaboration, I wanted to use the same theme for each card if possible.

Summer Mixed Media Postcard Collaboration

The idea was Pin Up Girls having fun in the sun. Using the digital images from Calico Collage was a great focal point for each postcard.

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Doing this Summer Mixed Media Postcard Collaboration was so much fun. Even though we all did different backgrounds I feel that by using the same focal type of images made these a set.

Try your hand at making a few postcards and maybe even do a collaboration with a few art friends.

Make sure to check out the videos by the other artists.

Summer Mixed Media Postcard Collaboration

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.

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 Summer Mixed Media Postcard Collaboration.