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The Vintage Junkie, Issue #001 -- test
April 06, 2016

Welcome and Thank You!


Welcome to the first ever issue of The Vintage Junkie eZine!

Since it's the first mailing, I'd like to take a minute to thank you all for subscribing. This site is a pretty big job, so I really appreciate the kind words and your help spreading the word about it.

I'll work out a format for this eZine in the coming weeks but I thought that since this is the first one, I could give you a quick tour of the website so that you can get more familiar with it. Ready?

Basic JJ Tips


Paper Supplies - types of paper junk to use in journals for pages, tags, etc.

Covers - a list of materials to use/recycle.

Printables - tips for downloading, storing, printing.

Distressing - coffee/tea dyeing and other ways to make your journal pages look vintage.

Adhesives - recommended glues for the various parts of junk journal projects.

Closures - DIY book closure ideas and tips.

Embellishments - inspiration for decorating your junk journals inside and out.

Bookbinding 101


Ring-Bound
Twine Binding
Pamphlet Stitch
Altered Book

Things To Do


In this section of the site, you can search the site using keywords, or ask a question about a particular technique etc. You can also request that a certain topic be covered on the site. And last but not least, you can share your projects by submitting them.

Creative Junkies


I've got a great team of contributors. They'll be sharing their best projects as well as tips and techniques.

Pernille - Pernille creates the most wonderful home decor accents with recycled materials. Her projects will delight and inspire you.

Rachel - Rachel's junk journals are unique and beautiful. She'll be sharing tips and ideas for making gorgeous creations of your own.

Dani - Dani's style is as individual as she it. She'll share art journaling tips as well as journaling insights.

Debbie - I'll be sharing some my own projects too!

Featured Artists - this is where a junk journal artist or other creative individual will be featured every month. You can see April's artist now!



These topics and sections are just the beginning. There's a lot more to come and I'm hoping you'll find it helpful and inspiring.

In the meantime, feel free to join my Facebook group, EVG's Busy Bees where members and I share our projects. I also post updates about upcoming sales, freebies and more. I'd love to see you there!

Debbie xo

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