Junk Journal Blog

Want to see what's been shared on the site lately? Here's the most recent junk journal inspiration!

Jun 29, 2018

Book Spine Q & A

See how I reinforce vintage book spines when making junk journals, the materials I like and a few ways I make and attach a hidden spine.

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Jun 14, 2018

Best Adhesives For Junk Journals

When making junk journals there are different glues/adhesives that work best on different parts of the journal.

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May 18, 2018

DIY Junk Journal Embellishments

Junk journal embellishments can be made with a variety of recycled items. See some unique ideas here.

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May 11, 2018

Junk Journal Ideas and Flip-Throughs

Junk journal videos filled with tips and ideas

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May 10, 2018

Botanical Graphic - Mid 1800's

Here's another beautiful botanical graphic from the mid 1800's. It's called the 'Mimusops Dissecta'. I wasn't able to find much info on it. Download here.

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May 10, 2018

Recycling Watch Parts - Junk Journal Embellishments

Raid your junk drawers and dig out your old jewelry boxes. You'll surely find broken and discarded junk that can be re-purposed. Here are a few ideas

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Apr 17, 2018

How To Resize Printables

Here a few ways to resize printables to suit your project needs.

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Mar 27, 2018

Marbled Endpaper
Circa 1911

This endpaper is from an encyclopedia published in 1911. The book is bound using straight pins and tightening screws - an antique version of modern ring

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Circa 1911"

Feb 19, 2018

September Bride

Take a look at this gorgeous bride in her wedding dress! This illustration is from Harper's Bazar magazine, dated September 6 1873. The lace trim and bows

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Feb 03, 2018

Mail Art Postcards and Envelopes

I was going through my past projects and came across some postcards I made in 2014. They were so easy and fun to make! For the postcards, I started by

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