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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

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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