I’m such a newbie at this lace and trim thing but I really want to get better at it because I’ve seen such stunning journals with fabrics, laces, and trims.
I’m also still experimenting with collaging and different ways to embellish pages.
I went for a vintage and pink theme with this one with a variety of pages interspersed with coffee-dyed pages.
I used some ephemera from Tim Holtz and a scrapbook paper pad and some vintage pages from happy mail.
I’m still experimenting with glassine bags and envelopes too:
Here I tried embellishing a page with a napkin for the first time:
And I’m also experimenting with collaging on pages without tuck spots or pockets but just for the sake of making the page look pretty:
This is a tag I got from happy mail. Love it!
I’m too worried about making the journal too chunky so I’ve decided for my next journal I’m going to experiment with fewer pages so I can embellish each one.
Here’s a flip-through: