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Hidden Journaling Spots
belly band homemade junk journaling
I like to get a little playful with my junk journals. One way to do that is to make journaling spots that are "secret". Here are some ways I've found to add journaling spots that aren't obvious. The Envelope Flip This envelope opens, so you can put a folded up piece of journaling inside it. But it also is only attached to the page with a layer of sewing on the envelope flap. You can flip it up, revealing the hidden journaling spot on the page beneath. Folded Page and Folded Tag Hidden Spots This photo is hiding two secret...
Using Vellum in Your Junk Journals
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I first used vellum in the Ephemera Storage Journals I made to organize my stickers and other little bits. I made the pockets out of vellum and they worked great! They are super sturdy and transparent, so I can see what is in the pockets. Here's a video if you are interested: DIY Ephemera Storage Journal I liked the vellum so much, that I spent a week coming up with fun ways to use it in my journals. Here are some of my ideas: Emboss Vellum The overlay on the pink belly band on the right is embossed vellum. The vellum looks...
The Ultimate Belly Band
belly band junk journaling scrapbooking
I've been working on belly bands this week and I found some fun ideas. I think I even made up a new idea of my own: "The Belly Band Flip". I wanted to make a belly band that was removable, so you can journal on the whole page. So I hinged the top and put a closure on the bottom. Here's my video about it if you are interested: Belly Band Flip I learned about belly bands with a pocket in them from E at "Scrapbooking With Me" on YouTube. Here's a link to her video: Belly Band With Pocket and Jane from Inky Owl Studios...