Monday, October 24, 2016

My Halloween junk journal

Sorry that i've missed posting the past couple of days, but once again i have pneumonia.  I tell you every time that i get Bronchitis it ends up worse.  Sometimes i just feel that i can't win for losing. This is the first time that i've actually had a lung hurt in my back. I can hear the crackles when i breath. I'm on the mend. I hope! Oh well, enough complaining.
Today, i'm going to share a junk journal that has been in progress for weeks.Of course, it is Halloween themed.  I just love Halloween!

The Cover i covered with tissue paper and painted it Black. I then added some rub and buff to the the mesh to the front cover. I added a black flower from some trim that i had in my stash. I found this awesome little skeleton at the Dollar tree and hot glued some mesh down and then placed him on top.
 On the binding of the book i handmade a charm to hang down the side. The back cover is all covered in tissue paper and black paint like the front.  My closure is a Tim Holtz knob and used a hairband.

On the inside of the book,i tried something new to me by binding the book together separately
 So in turn, you can pull out the entire inside guts and replace them when you have used the entire book up.  I also handmade a booklet which will slide out on the inside cover. The book is bound together using Kraft Tex.

This was just so much fun to make. It has a total of 3 signatures. There was no way to take photo's of the whole album so i've just chosen some photo's.  A lot of the  papers came from The Echo Park Hollingsworth stack that i believe i bought last year and some Graphic 45. The ephemera came  from Vectoria Designs  on etsy and the printable Halloween pages came from Tsunamirose printable Journal kit called Witches Brew.
 I used misc... clear Stamps from Art C, Impression Obsession, Tim Holtz and Recollections.


Artistic Inspirations #166 Anything goes (1/3)
Crafting from the Heart #133 Anything goes (1/3)
Craft your Passion #335 Anything goes (1/3)
Left of Center Creative #153 Halloween
We Love to Create #22 Anything Mixed Media (1/2)
Crafty Friends #43 Anything goes (1/3)
Di's Digi Designs Halloween and Color
A Vintage Journey Make it Spooky
Brown Sugar #221 Anything goes (1/2)
Crafting with Friends #30 Anything goes (1/3)
Jo's Scrap Shack #161 Anything goes (1/3)
Simply Papercraft #39 Anything goes (1/3)
Crafting by Designs Halloween (2/3)
Crafty Gals Corner #94 Be Fa-Boo-lous (2/2)

Have a great week and i hope that you like my junk journal.


Diane Louise J said...

Hello… Thanks for joining our ‘Anything Goes’ challenge with your stunning project… it must have taken you ages to create this fantastic Halloween journal... great work.
Please join us again next time. Good luck!
[Diane Louise, Team Leader for Crafty Friends Challenge Blog]

Jennifer Bradley said...

Fabulous journal ,stunning design a true masterpiece. Thank for sharing with us at Crafty Friends, good luck in the draw and hope you will join us again soon. Jennifer DT member x

Redanne said...

This is wonderful, it must have taken you forever to make! I am so pleased you showed some of the pages - the cover really is quite spooky! Thanks so much for joining in our 'Make it Spooky' challenge at A Vintage Journey. Anne x

Catie Cuddles said...

Wow what a project. It's stunning.
Hope you feel better soon. Thanks for joining us at Craft your passion challenges.
Happy Crafting!
Catherine X DT

Jo - Jo's Scrap Shack said...

Whoa Deonna this is fantastic! I absolutely love how much detail and time you gave in creating this journal... I love Halloween and I have never seen someone dedicate an entire junk journal to it before.. this is fantastic! Thanks so much for playing in our Anything Goes FFC this week!
♥ Jo's Scrap Shack ♥

Heather said...

Wow! This is incredible! I can see why it has been in the works for a while! Love the "cluster" hanging from the spine. Thanks for playing with Jo's scrap Shack

crafty-stamper said...

Hope your feeling better-and brilliant Halloween project love all the papers,embellishments and brillant details-Thank you for joining us at Simply papercrafts
Carol DT x

Joyce Tompkins said...

Oh WOW! What a fabulous Halloween Journal! It's amazing you created this while not feeling well. It's just amazing. Thanks for joining Fun~day Friday at Jo's Scrap Shack.


Elena Orsi said...

Wonderful crations!
Thank you for playing along at Brown Sugar this week.
We look forward to seeing you again next time.
Brown Sugar DT

Sara Pyper said...

What a fabulous spooky project!! That will get you in the Halloween mood!! Beautiful work on all of it!!
Thanks for playing at Crafty Gals Corner!!

Nathalie said...

Fabulous!!! Thank for playing with us at Di's Digi challenge.
Nathalie DT

Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Wow fabulous spooky piece. Wonderful attention to detail. I love the pops of colour set against the black. Thanks so much for joining in A Vintage Journey Challenge. Tracy x

crafty-stamper said...

Hi just popping back to say--Thank you for joining us at Artistic Inspirations
Carol DT x