Content in junk journals

Writing in Junk Journals – 7 Tips

How do you go about writing in junk journals that have printed matter on them already? Junk journals are often made with recycled or upcycled materials. They also contain a mix of paper types, such as tissue paper, vintage book pages, old documents, and junk mail. Many people ask how do you use these pages if…

Making junk journals

Free Junk Journal Cards

Following on from my gluing scrap strips to junk cardboard to make tags, I have been painting and stencilling on more trash cardboard and packaging. And I get free junk journal cards for my efforts! [su_youtube url=””] While you can buy beautiful readymade cards and tags for your journals, it’s much more eco-friendly to make…

Junk Journals

My Travel Notebook Almost Full

Because in 2012 we lived in a Winnebago, I started keeping a travel notebook. I used a battered (well-loved) old dictionary, a Reader’s Digest® Word Finder. Hardly a notebook – more a tome! Perhaps a “Big Bertha” (Nod to Shannon Green.)Jan T The motorhome is gone. We replaced it with a caravan. So my travel…

Making junk journals

Ephemera storage from trash

I needed something to store tiny ephemera in. So I made a chest of drawers from the boxes that our single serve dog food comes in. Easily made ephemera storage from trash cardboard saved from landfill! The twelve pack cartons have two six pack cartons inside. Each of these has a drawer that slides out….