Content in junk journals

Pockets in junk journals

Pockets in junk journals are a unique feature, and are places to keep photos, notes, and souvenirs. Secret or visible, pockets are an integral part of a junk journal. What is a junk journal pocket made of? Paper in any form, albeit an envelope, a paper bag, or one built out of old book pages….

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Collage in junk journals

I share some of the ways that I use collage in junk journals. I show you: What is collage, how to apply scraps for collage, and where to use collage in junk journals. Firstly, what is collage? collage/ˈkɒlɑːʒ,kəˈlɑːʒ/nouna piece of art made by sticking various different materials such as photographs and pieces of paper or…

Content in junk journals

Upcycle Junk Paper Into Junk Journals

I upcycle junk paper to make junk journals. How much junk paper do you throw into your garbage bin or recycle bin each collection day? Where does it all come from? There’s packaging from foods, from medications, from cleaning products.What about the flyers from local shops that fill our letterboxes?Do you get a newspaper or…

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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…