Friday, January 3, 2014

Emma's Journal

A little journal for my 12-year old granddaughter.

I'm hooked on these, they are so much fun to make.

Junk Journal??

I wondered why the term “junk journal” and did some googling. Some call them that because they are made from junk, others because they put junk in them. So take your pick.

Whatever it's called, Emma loved it!

Front cover
The cover is a collage that I made in a workshop with Traci Baustista a few years ago. She gave us a page of her drawings and words that we could add to pieces of paper, fabric and painted paper towels.

Back cover
 I made the whole journal from recycled greeting cards and pocket book pages that I painted and stamped.

Flaps to stick under

I made 4 miniature books to add to it and learn different types of bindings.

Mini book with Japanese Stab binding

I think this mini has what is called a long stitch binding
Another mini - no stitching on this one 
An envelope on back inside cover (and on the left -my thumb print and my name (stamp)
Will show you more journals later, but for now I'm off for a week SOMEWHERE SUNNY AND SEVENTY-FIVE.  I can't wait.

FYI - it was -40 here this morning.  And that is Celsius or Farenheit.  Same...same.

Linking up to Nina-Marie's Off the Wall Friday 

Happy Journaling,



LA Paylor said...

Oh so cool.l.. who wouldn't love it?? I like the female image especially
leeanna Paylor

rothequilter said...

I love your journal. I am sure that your granddaughter will have many hours of fun looking at it.