Wednesday, 4 March 2020

My First Junk Journal:Decorating The Cover

Nigezza Creates aka Gez, Independent Stampin' Up® Demonstrator 


Thank you for visiting my blog, I really do appreciate. I am so excited to be sharing with you the third episode of my first Junk Journal.  If you missed episode 1 you can view it here :-) episode 2 is here :-) episode 3 is here :-) episode 4 is here :-)

So this is a series that takes you through the process from start to finish ...not that it is finished yet of course! It is a work in progress and I hope you will join me. I have made mistakes and I have learned from them and I have enjoyed every minute.

This episode has been split into 3 videos and shows how I decorated the cover of the journal.

Nigezza Creates My First Junk Journal:Decorating The Cover


Measurements and Materials


I normally give you the measurements of my projects, but for this project this will not always be possible as it is often not precise as it involves ripping paper!

The signatures in this Junk Journal are me using A4 sheets folded in half to make an A5 sized journal.

I have used ordinary copier paper, music printed paper, graph paper, pattered paper, old maps, book pages, doilies and envelopes that I dyed with coffee, tea and avocado.

I have used Stampin' Up! inks and stamps and lots of long neglected stash that have been hoarded over the decades!



Now watch the video tutorial to see how this was made :-)

Video Tutorial











Time for the closeups!

Nigezza Creates My First Junk Journal:Decorating The Cover

Nigezza Creates My First Junk Journal:Decorating The Cover

Nigezza Creates My First Junk Journal:Decorating The Cover




Video's & Channels I have watched 


I have watched soooo many youtube videos about Junk Journalling but these are the ones I keep going back to. They have really inspired me to finally get started. 







If you can recommend any other channels I would be very happy to take a look :-) 


I hope you like this series and are inspired to give it a try yourself. To make sure you don't miss any of my projects why not subscribe to my YouTube channel, follow my blog and subscribe to my newsletter? I will be back tomorrow, until then ...

Happy Crafting!

Gez xxx

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Painted Poppies One Sheet wonder


Nigezza Creates with Stampin' Up! Painted Poppies OSW




Parisian Beauty On Line Class 



Magnolia Blooms Online Class


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