Colorful Mixed Media Junk Journal

Today I’m sharing the Colorful Mixed Media Junk Journal that was made in the Youtube Live Event on Monday, October 1, 2018. In the live video, I show how I made the mixed media pages and added these to junk that a friend gave me to make a journal. Used Calico Collage digital journal kit Charming Forest, stamps, Tattered Angels Mists, Stencils and more.

Colorful Mixed Media Junk Journal

Colorful Mixed Media Junk Journal flip through video.

A few of the items used in the making of the Colorful Mixed Media Junk Journal

The Colorful Mixed Media Junk Journal, measures 4.25 by 9.5 inches with 16 pages. Lots of color inside this journal with the mixed media pages. This journal can be found in my shop.

Colorful Mixed Media Junk Journal

Looking at this journal makes me so happy. Love petting the pages and feeling the texture from the paints and papers on each page.

Colorful Mixed Media Junk Journal

Being able to give a new life to items that would normally be thrown away is fun to me. Do you collect items when you go on trips? What do you think you will look for next time you are on a road trip? I like to pick up maps and brochures that have pretty images.

Colorful Mixed Media Junk Journal

Since there was a natural pocket with the front and back covers I decided to add a journal insert. That way you can write notes, memories, and whatnot and then slip it back into the cover pockets.

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Wouldn’t this be a great gift journal for a friend? You could give it to them like it is, or you could write notes about what you love about them, share special memories with them that they can enjoy.

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Get out those paints, stencils, and stamps and have fun making your own Colorful Mixed Media Junk Journal. Add digital images here and there, don’t have to have one for each page for the journal to be beautiful.

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Check out the YouTube live video from Oct 1, 2018, to see how the Colorful Mixed Media Junk Journal was made.

Thanks so much for taking the time to look at my blog today. Hope you enjoyed seeing the Colorful Mixed Media Junk Journal.

Colorful Mixed Media 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.

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 Colorful Mixed Media Junk Journal.

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.

Mixed Media Pages Tutorial

Let’s have some fun today with a Mixed Media Pages Tutorial. I like to sit and play with Tattered Angels Glimmer Mists, Acrylic Paint, stencils and book pages. Creating a batch of mixed media pages to use in various projects. Being able to say, I made that! Today I’ll show you how to create your own Mixed Media Pages.

Mixed Media Pages Tutorial

 

Mixed Media Pages Tutorial Video

Supplies Used for the Mixed Media Pages Tutorial.

Time to have fun and begin this Mixed Media Pages Tutorial. Prepare your work surface by using a non-stick craft mat. It saves a lot of clean up time using one of these mats. I have several in my stash so I don’t have to wash these every single time I use them.

Mixed Media Pages Tutorial

Select a book that has a good paper that will hold up to getting wet with paint and Tattered Angels. Look for new books at Dollar Tree or other places. Old book pages can be brittle so do a test on a sheet before you commit to using all of the pages from that book.

Mixed Media Pages Tutorial

Choose a stencil or two or other objects to make marks on the papers. The idea is to play!

Mixed Media Pages Tutorial

Apply Tattered Angels Glimmer Mists or Acrylic paint through the stencils. Go crazy and have fun! The idea is to get color on pages that you can use in other projects. My pages were used for a couple of projects. A mixed media Junk Journal and I also used some of the pages on a postcard swap. These pages can become pockets, truck spots, new pages for a journal and more.

Mixed Media Pages Tutorial

Try moping up the sprays on the stencil by laying another page on top and pressing down. The spray on the stencil will transfer to the page and give a new look. Love seeing how things change when mopping up.

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Make your own stencils too. Using my Cricut I created stencils that are unique and can’t be found in a store. So each project is unique and unusual.

Mixed Media Pages Tutorial

Having a variety of pages made for projects is much like having a large stash of scrapbook papers. Lots of choices!

Mixed Media Pages 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 Mixed Media Pages Tutorial.

Mixed Media Paper Bag Junk Journal

On August 22 I created a Mixed Media Paper Bag Junk Journal live on YouTube. This post is showing the finished journal and I’ll also share the video where I made the journal. It was a lot of fun to make this journal out of paper bags or lunch bags. Using Mixed Media, Calico Collage digital images and more makes this Mixed Media Paper Bag Junk Journal unique.

Mixed Media Paper Bag Junk Journal

Mixed Media Paper Bag Junk Journal flip through video.

This is the Live YouTube video showing how I made the Mixed Media Paper Bag Junk Journal.

Supplies Used for the Mixed Media Paper Bag Junk Journal

My project was inspired by Kylie Coo. Here is her video that inspired me.

After watching Kylie’s video I decided that I would pull a few supplies and make a Mixed Media Paper Bag Junk Journal live on YouTube. We all have fears that we can’t create. this Mixed Media Paper Bag Junk Journal is the perfect project for someone that is unsure. It is about playing with the materials and not worrying about how it turns out.

Mixed Media Paper Bag Junk Journal

The base of the journal is three 12 x 6 lunch sacks or paper bags. On these bags, I adhered various scraps of papers. Then added layers of acrylic craft paint.

Mixed Media Paper Bag Junk Journal

Once the paint was dried I then stamped over all the layers to add another layer of texture.

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Then the decorating of the pages begun by adding stickers, scraps of paper, and images from Calico Collage.

Mixed Media Paper Bag Junk Journal

This Mixed Media Paper Bag Junk Journal is perfect to use up those random bits you have. I used a bright color pallet so lots of things can be used.

Mixed Media Paper Bag Junk Journal

It was so much fun creating this Mixed Media Paper Bag Junk Journal live on YouTube. Hope you become a #motivatedcreator because of watching this video. If so please share on your favorite social media what you create using the #motivatedcreator because that is what you are, a motivated creator. 🙂

Mixed Media Paper Bag Junk Journal

What theme would you use for your Mixed Media Paper Bag Junk Journal? I’m thinking of pulling a few more items to make another but with Peacocks. Love those birds.

Mixed Media Paper Bag Junk JournalMake 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 Mixed Media Paper Bag Junk Journal.

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.

Studio Tour and Floor Painting Tutorial

For the past few months, I’ve been working on and off on my new studio space. Today I thought I would share a Studio Tour and Floor Painting Tutorial. Yes, I painted the carpet. It cost a lot less than replacing the flooring. And I think it looks awesome.

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Video Studio Tour and Floor Painting Tutorial.

This space, many years ago was a home, then a bakery, then an Insurance Agency and Gun store. Now half of the building is my husband’s embroidery business. WeEmbroider was started back in 1999. Henry took a break from the embroidery business to focus on the insurance agency and a couple of years ago he decided to get it going again.

Since we own the building it was perfect for us to use for our business. And Henry said, I could have half of the building to create a workshop/studio where I can have workshops.

The carpet was a mess in there. With so many people coming through, foot traffic, spills and what not. But the cost of replacing the carpet was too high. So Henry and I brainstormed and came up with the idea to paint the floor.

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I did all of the work myself. Henry helped me move furniture but I did all the painting. It took 4 coats and 10 gallons of paint to get the floor ready to decorate.

After the floor was painted white I painted flowers and dragonflies. Using craft paint, Acrylic paint and even some Glam from Tattered Angels.

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Then I started moving items into this space. Jewelry making supplies have a corner, the Stamps have almost a whole wall. The hat making area is also in this space.

Studio Tour and Floor Painting Tutorial Image 1Hercules has found a spot on the table to watch what I’m doing. Looking at the stamp shelves and the hat making supplies. I even made a curtain to the little closet that holds most of my fabric.

Studio Tour and Floor Painting Tutorial Image 1Some of the greeting cards and the mask I made for a challenge with Canvas Corp Brands. Currently, those photo boxes are empty. waiting for me to decide what should be stored in them.

Studio Tour and Floor Painting Tutorial Image 1Some of my wood mounted stamps. I still have a lot more to move and figure out how I want them stored and displayed.

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This is my sewing space. I use this area when I’m working on alterations or creating items for customers. Making quilts has been something I’ve enjoyed for a few years now as well. Oreo is taking a snooze on my cutting desk. The chair is there so he can jump up there. Oreo loves to look out the window.

Studio Tour and Floor Painting Tutorial Image 1Looking out from my sewing space I can see the front door and worktables. Before I filled the stamp shelves. See all those boxes on the shelves. Still more to move!

Studio Tour and Floor Painting Tutorial Image 1Decided to paint the carpet in this area to help tie things together. The carpet under the desk and cabinets was okay so I didn’t move everything out of this area to paint.

Studio Tour and Floor Painting Tutorial Image 1Carpet is done and the Ironing station is back in place.

Studio Tour and Floor Painting Tutorial Image 1The Pairs themed canvas started because I purchased a small portable ironing board. The fabric was so pretty I decided to cover the worktops and make covers for the chair and sewing machines.

Studio Tour and Floor Painting Tutorial Image 1Most of the stamps moved into place. It is hard to see in this photo but I also have a camera mount so I can do videos in the workshop.

Studio Tour and Floor Painting Tutorial Image 1A few of the hats I made.

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Studio Tour and Floor Painting Tutorial Image 1Out in the entryway is a long narrow room. Henry had his shop logo but said I could add my finished items for sale out there.

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I hope to have my first workshop in this space soon. Some of the workshop ideas will be some of the following.

  • Hat making
  • Jewelry making
  • Greeting Cards
  • Junk Journals
  • Sewing
  • Painting

I will also have private classes for those that want to have a couple of friends or one on one to get help with a project. Make sure to follow my Facebook Page to get updates on workshops. And feel free to contact me about doing a workshop.

Thanks for stopping by the blog today to see the Studio Tour and Floor Painting Tutorial.

Mixed Media Frankenpages

Today I’m sharing my version of Mixed Media Frankenpages. I’ve been making mixed media collages for years and this is a great way to use up scraps of paper. In today’s project, I share how to use old book pages and mixed media to make some Mixed Media Frankenpages. Making these pages is also therapeutic. There is something about gluing papers together that just makes me so happy.

Mixed Media Frankenpages

Video Tutorial on Mixed Media Frankenpages.

Aren’t these so fun! I just love all the colors together and the sewing just brings the whole thing together.

Mixed Media Frankenpages

Supplies Used for the Mixed Media Frankenpages.

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What I really love about this project is it is just fun. It is fun to see how the acrylic paint and Tattered Angels Glimmer Mists will react on the book pages.

Mixed Media Frankenpages

While I might do the same technique no two are ever alike. Variety is fun and adds interest.

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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.

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 for the Mixed Media Frankenpages.

 

Creative Mixed Media Play

Whenever I’m in a creative slump I try some Creative Mixed Media Play. It is a great way to just play and not think about what you are doing. The idea is to just let things come together, enjoy the process and play. Don’t like the last layer, add another with paint, stencils, stampings or Tattered Angels Glimmer Mists. Keep playing as long as you like, never worrying about what you will do with the finished items.

Creative Mixed Media Play

Here is a tutorial video showing my Creative Mixed Media Play session.

Now doesn’t that look like a lot of fun! Can you see how just pulling items you already have to play can help you with a creative block?

Creative Mixed Media Play

Supplies used for the Creative Mixed Media Play session.

The method of a Creative Mixed Media Play session is very simple. PLAY. For my play session, I decided to use old business cards as the base to paint. Attaching eight cards together with washi tape is a great way to work on multiple cards at one time as one unit.

Creative Mixed Media Play

Apply layers and let them dry or manually dry each layer. I found that I like to work one layer at a time.

This is Creative Mixed Media Play, it is okay to mix different mediums. In my project I used, paper, paint, Tattered Angels Glimmer Mists, Stamping, and stencils. You may choose to use layers of paper and some paint. It is okay to use what you have and just have fun.

These little cards will be fun to use in other projects. I’ll use some to make embellishments, journal cards or even just accents in a junk journal.

Creative Mixed Media Play

Take time to play today. Do some Creative Mixed Media Play and see where it leads. Most important is to have fun.

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 my Creative Mixed Media Play session.

Super Easy Altered Paperclip Tutorial

Sharing a Super Easy Altered Paperclip Tutorial today. Using up things from my stash makes me feel good about adding more, how about you? Making these Altered paperclips is a great way to use up some of that stash and these can be great gifts. Add one to a greeting card or put inside a book. It is so cute you just have to share with others.

Super Easy Altered Paperclip

Super Easy Altered Paperclip Tutorial Video. In this video, I will show you step by step how I made these super easy altered paperclips.

Supplies used in this Super Easy Altered Paperclip Tutorial.

Once all the supplies are gathered making these Super Easy Altered Paperclips is a breeze.

ScraPerfects Best Glue Ever is perfect for adding just a little adhesive to the book page. Since the paper is thin and the glue only takes a small amount I don’t have to worry about my paper buckling.

Super Easy Altered Paperclip

Painting paper is a lot of fun. I like the ability to change the paper to match my project by just adding craft paint.

Super Easy Altered Paperclip

For the past year, I have stopped buying flowers in color. I only purchase white or natural colored flowers. The reason is I already have a stash of colors that I don’t use because these don’t match my other colors. So I found that if I use white or natural flowers I can change those to any color Tattered Angels Glimmer Mists I would like.

Super Easy Altered Paperclip

Tulip Dimensional Glitter Paint has been one of my favorite products to use to add a little sparkle. It doesn’t take much and looks so pretty.

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The Embellie Gellie helps with placing the rhinestones just where I want them to be on the flowers. Sure keeps me from dropping a bunch of rhinestones.

Super Easy Altered Paperclip

Making the Super Easy Altered Paperclip was so much fun that I ended up making 10. Check my shop for the sets I have for sale.

Super Easy Altered Paperclip

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 Super Easy Altered Paperclip Tutorial.

 

Crazy Pages Junk Journal

Getting the Crazy Pages Swap has been so much fun. There are so many talented artists in this swap. Now I’m taking all those amazing works of art and turning it into a Crazy Pages Junk Journal. Using as much of the items that came in the mail and a few things from my stash I create a super cool Crazy Pages Junk Journal.

Crazy Pages Junk Journal

Video showing how I bound the Crazy Pages Junk Journal and a view of the pages I put together.

The idea behind these crazy pages was for us to decorate the pages when we got them in our possession. I decided that I would turn mine into a junk journal that can be further embellished.

Crazy Pages Junk Journal

The Crazy Pages Junk Journal measures 9.25 x 6.25 and has a total of 32 pages. The cover of the Crazy Pages Junk Journal is a watercolor paper that I stamped and then sprayed with Tattered Angels Glimmer Mists through one of my stencils. Next, I sewed around one of the Crazy Pages to then attach to the cover and leave room for a pocket.

Crazy Pages Junk Journal

Used several of the envelopes that the Crazy Pages were mailed inside. By using the envelops those became the base page to attach the Crazy Pages. And it kept the old envelopes out of the trash. 🙂

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Some of the envelopes I applied acrylic craft paint, some got Tattered Angels Glimmer Mists. It all depended upon my mood and what was on my desk at the time. lol

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Using my sewing machine to add design touches or to attach elements just makes me happy.

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Now that the journal has been made I’m looking forward to adding more artwork. 🙂

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The different sizes of the pages really make this Crazy Pages Junk Journal unique. While some of the pages might have been duplicated slightly no two junk journals would be 100% alike as we all have different ways to create journals.

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Make sure to look at the other Crazy Pages that have been posted on YouTube. There are some who even made a Crazy Pages Junk Journal like I did.

Crazy Pages 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.

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 Crazy Pages Junk Journal.