Thursday, April 4, 2013

Ephemera Journal

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A new little project begun this week…a handmade journal using only vintage ephemera as page material…

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Using an Ephemera Kit from Vintage Street Market, and countless papers I already had in my collection, I made a start…

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With a piece of sturdy cardstock as a base for each page, I just layered each one with bits of sometimes fragile but beautiful old paper…

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…until a nice mini-album emerged.  And I love it!  Then bits and pieces of favorite things were added--

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along with vintage images to help illustrate the thoughts I was thinking…

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…a bit of doodling thrown in, of course—as usual!

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…and my little handmade journal emerged.  Quite a fun little project to complete in just a day or two.

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So much fun, I think I may just have to start another one!

Julie

{Baker’s Twine, Tinted Tape, ribbon, lace, Bingo cards & much of the paper ephemera found at Vintage Street Market}