5 DIY Lessons I Learned Making a Junk Journal

After watching a bunch of videos, I made my first junk journal this spring. I’ve made lots of things over the years, including books, but as usual, my creative process was full of lessons. Here are five things I learned that are important to remember whenever you want to make something:

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My First Junk Journal… and Video

While I was on break, I discovered junk journals. YouTube is full of inspiring tutorial and flip-through videos of these handmade books. The big draw for me was the combination of using papers and images I love to make a book I could write in, and I loved the result so much, I made a video.

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My Creativity-Party Accordion Book II: Instructions

Last week, I posted about a book I made to commemorate a gathering of friends and where I went wrong. … More My Creativity-Party Accordion Book II: Instructions

My Creativity-Party Accordion Book I: Turning a Flaw into a Feature

Do not be hasty, that’s my motto. –Treebeard, The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien Do you ever have a sudden … More My Creativity-Party Accordion Book I: Turning a Flaw into a Feature