Theo Jessup
Vintage Junk Journal

by Margarete Miller
(Los Gatos, CA)



I love vintage paper! The pieces I've been holding on to over the years work well with the colors tan, cream and brown, which is one of my favorite palettes of color because it's easy to work with. I discovered the digital journaling kit "Gentlemen & Scholars" and knew the kind of vintage journal I wanted to make with it.

Hope you like it!

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Vintage Junk Journal

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Apr 09, 2017
great use of design elements
by: Pizzaduke

I appreciate this design and the final outcome. Very nice work. I know these are supposed to be "manly" but I like this look better than a lot of flowers but that is just me. I especially love your cover and the stitching. Nice work!

Mar 29, 2017
Theo Jessup VJJ
by: DianneT

what an amazing vintage junk journal. Your colour scheme, and choice of, well, everything. I agree with all the other comments.

Mar 29, 2017
Great journal
by: Anonymous

Fabulous junk journal - I really like the cross stitch binding on the spine. Do you have a video which shows how you did that? Also, the paper you have copied the digital images on looks like it has a really nice sheen (or was that just the lighting?) Thank you so much for the inspiration, I'd love to make something like this one day.

Mar 28, 2017
Gorgeous!
by: Bettsi Ledesma

I have to agree with Debbie- this is my favorite Margarete Miller junk journal. A real stunner

Mar 27, 2017
Wonderful!
by: Di Ayers

Your choice of the G&S collection was perfect, it is a great match with the ephemera you have chosen for this journal . I like your photocopied postcard journal tag idea very much...you have a good eye for design and colour...well done, and thanks for sharing your lovely work, once again! Dixx

Mar 27, 2017
Simply Stunning
by: Debbie-Anne

The ephemera in your collection is amazing. I'm so pleased that this kit was the backdrop for such beautiful pieces from the past. This is by far my favorite journal you've made as a DT member (I probably said that a few times about other ones lol, but you keep topping them).

This is an absolutely beautiful piece of art you've created there, Margarete.

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