How to Make a Junk Journal from Paper


One of the things I love about junk journaling and art journaling is that there are so many ways to begin! for this project, we’re going to go very simple and make an entire journal from 6 sheets of paper.

Notes: There is a video tutorial for this project, scroll down to watch.

I recommend using presentation paper for the pages and 110 lb card stock for the cover. See more about paper and printing here.



I'm using the Pink Sugar mini jour all kit for this project, but the technique will work for any paper you’d like to use. The kit can be found in the shop here— and is free for premium subscribers.

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How to Make a Simple Junk Journal


Print or gather your paper. If you’re using the kit, print 6 pages of backing papers, use any combination action you like. This will prevent your journal from having blank spots. If you're not using a kit, then you'll need to cut 8x8" pieces of paper.