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Junk Journal Q & A - Favourite Adhesives

Debbie Parent

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Junk Journal Q & A - Favourite Adhesives

This summer, I'm doing a Q & A series to answer some of your most frequently asked questions about making journals.  The first one addresses the types of glues I like to use. I've tried many over the years and have settled on these at this time because they work best for the types of journals I make.  Debbie xo


Photoshop Elements Tutorial - How to Resize Journal Pages

Debbie Parent

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Photoshop Elements Tutorial - How to Resize Journal Pages

If you enjoy using printable journal kits and sometimes would like to print them to fit inside an existing book cover, this tutorial is for you. It's for Photoshop Elements which I know many people have but don't use. It's the most basic method for resizing without being too concerned for maintaining the aspect ratio of the original image.   I hope it helps you make better use of your printables! Debbie xo


Garden Medley - Vintage Junk Journal

Garden Medley - Vintage Junk Journal

Creating one journal with my new Garden Medley collection wasn't enough, so I made this one as well! This time, I used a Condensed Reader's Digest book cover and added beautiful upholstery fabric, an antique photo frame and other embellishments.  Debbie xo


Vintage Writing Journal - Garden/Farm Theme

Vintage Writing Journal - Garden/Farm Theme

This little journal is one of my recent creations. It's made with a beautiful vintage book cover and some of the blue combo pages from the Garden Medley collection I just released.  Debbie xo


New Class at the EVG Journal School!

Debbie Parent

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New Class at the EVG Journal School!

I've just put the finishing touches on a new class and wanted to stop by to tell you all about it!   It's called 'The Beauty Within' and we'll be creating a grungy and gorgeous journal cover. I'm going to show you how to give hardcovers a new twist. We'll do some fun mixed media techniques, use a simple binding method and add a fun 'faux rusted' closure. This cover would be perfect for an art journal but would also work for junk journals and albums. I'd love it if you joined me! Sign up and get more info here. Have an...