Garden Tour Junk Journal
Hey, everyone! Kate Stevens of Pixie K Designs, one of our amazing Junk Journal Design Team Members, created a pretty Garden Tour Junk Journal for us this week. As you know, we feature one new Junk Journal project each week created by one of our creative team of artists. Our Design Team Members select from the 100’s of Vintage Image Bundles on our Premium Membership Site, for their creations, in order to show you beautiful ways to use those images. We hope you will be totally inspired by this series!
Therefore, please make sure you check out the video tour at the bottom of the page…please scroll all the way down to see it. Are you ready to be inspired? I will step out of the way and let Kate tell you all about her incredible project…
Hi, I hope you enjoy this little peek at my latest design team project for the Graphics Fairy. In contrast to my last project this journal was planned and created with one bundle in mind. I chose to create this journal in this way because I knew I would not be at home in my usual craft space, and I would be limited in the supplies and products I would be able to use. I decided on an open spine for this journal and created the covers at home before leaving on my trip to Australia. I then printed the pages, images and printables I thought I wanted to include in my journal.
I love how the cover turned out. An open spine journal is a more relaxed loose kind of a style of journal. I think the avocado dyed crochet lace works so well and of course I love the roses image printed onto the cardstock. So pretty.
One of the things I loved about creating this journal is the fact that I used almost everything I printed out. I was left with very little in the way of scraps or leftovers and I love that. I used more of the printables in this journal than I have before. I printed a set of the washi tapes onto tracing paper and then used double sided tape to create decorative tape. I have used the tape to reinforce pages and as embellishment.
I used one of the predesigned printables as a page in the journal as well as for the inside back cover. That inside back cover is one of my favourite parts of the journal.
I used the beautiful invoice image twice, once printed onto coffee dyed paper for a journal page and then onto white paper which I used as a belly band and to decorate tags.
The image of a garden looks amazing as a page printed onto matte presentation paper making the colours vivid and rich. I love how the garden gate and the Edwardian ladies look printed onto the avocado dyed paper.
I printed the postage stamps and spent an evening cutting them out and inking the edges and using them throughout the journal. I used some of them back-to-back as page tabs and I love how they turned out.
Some I used to decorate the little mini booklets I made to go with this journal and they look great.
I printed out the pockets printable and used one as a pocket and the others as journaling cards or for other decoration throughout the journal.
I printed out the ATC size cards and placed them into pockets in the journal to be used later. I cut up one of these and used it to decorate tags. I have also used the postcard printable from the Roses and Bees bundle and they go so well with the garden theme.
Thanks so much for taking the time to read a little about this project and I hope it will inspire you to create something for yourself with the beautiful images on the Graphics Fairy website.
Let’s take a tour of it together:
GARDEN TOUR JUNK JOURNAL SHOW & TELL VIDEO TOUR
Premium site bundles used:
The Garden Club Tour
Roses and Bees
In the Garden
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