Wednesday, 21 October 2020

Junk Journal: Pockets & Ageing Documents

Nigezza Creates aka Gez, Independent Stampin' Up® Demonstrator 


Thank you for visiting my blog, I really do appreciate it. This week as part of my Junk Journal series I  am making a pocket from a book page, decorating it and ageing scanned vintage documents to go in it.  I am very excited that this second journal is almost complete. I have decided that this will be a single signature journal and I will have a go at making a fabric cover. I have been buying some great offcuts and scarfs from charity shops so have some lovely pieces to chose from. I have been waiting for a sewing machine in my price range to come back in stock and am delighted that one is and it arrived today. 

Junk Journal: Pockets & Ageing Documents


Measurements & Materials


  • I scored at about 1" on 3 sides of the rectangle of the book page
  • Cut diagonally across the bottom 2 corner
  • All edges were inked
  • The 3 sections are turned in and glue applied so it can be attached to the page
  • The pocket was decorated 
  • I aged the printed scanned documents by 
    • printing onto parchment paper
    • folding along where they were originally folded
    • all creased and edges were inked
    • splatters were stamped on 
    • coffee cup stains were also stamped on


Video Tutorial





Don't forget to check out the play lists on my YouTube channel that show me making my first junk journal and making tags and embellishments. 

Time for the closeups!



Junk Journal: Pockets & Ageing Documents


Junk Journal: Pockets & Ageing Documents

Junk Journal: Pockets & Ageing Documents

Junk Journal: Pockets & Ageing Documents



Junk Journal: Pockets & Ageing Documents

Junk Journal: Pockets & Ageing Documents



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Happy Crafting!

Gez xxx 

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Product List
Paper Trimmer
[152392]
£23.00
Bone Folder
[102300]
£6.50
Timeless Textures Clear-Mount Stamp Set
Timeless Textures Clear-Mount Stamp Set
[140517]
£19.00

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