Wednesday, 27 May 2020

My First Junk Journal: Long Envelope With Magnetic Closure

Nigezza Creates aka Gez, Independent Stampin' Up® Demonstrator 


Thank you for visiting my blog, I really do appreciate. I am here with another instalment in my Junk Journal series. Today I am creating a long pocket with a magnetic closure to attach over a page.

I am really enjoying making my first Junk Journal and so excited to be sharing it with you.  I take 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.

If you missed the beginning episode 1 you can view it here :-) I will be doing this every Wednesday so do subscribe to not miss any. I have created a playlist on my YouTube channel so you can easily find all my tutorials in this series.

Nigezza Creates My First Junk Journal: Long Envelope With Magnetic Closure

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 used the envelope punch board to create the envelope
  • I started with a square of music printed paper that I had coffee dyed
    • 8 1/4" x 8 1/4"
  • I added decoration  and magnets to the envelope flap and the front 
  • This enabled me to hook the envelope over the top of the page
  • I made 2 tags for the envelope by cutting some coffee dyed patterned paper and adding some stamping and a tag top
    • 2 1/8" x 5 7/8"


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

Video Tutorial


Click below to see the video tutorial :-)






Time for the closeups!  




Nigezza Creates My First Junk Journal: Long Envelope With Magnetic Closure



Nigezza Creates My First Junk Journal: Long Envelope With Magnetic Closure

Nigezza Creates My First Junk Journal: Long Envelope With Magnetic Closure



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. 



I hope you like this project and will give it a try. 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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