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Patriotic Post Card Journal


Through our gypsy travels, we love to collect ephemera to remind us of all are museums, shops and events we see along our travels. We also like to make little notes to document our memories. I am Monica Taylor and I have the perfect project for that!!! Let’s have a look at my Patriotic Post Card Journal.

Using the American Vintage 8×8 Paper stack and various ephemera as my inspiration, I created this little Patriotic Post Card Passport Book to capture all our memories along the way.

CCB Thickstock – Hot Fudge
7 Gypsies 8×8 American Vintage Paper Pack
7gypsies Journal Pages: Lille
7gypsies Gypsy Moments Cards: States I Visited
Architextures™ Flash Cards – Travel Journal (26 pieces)
7gypsies Mini Ephemera – American Vintage
Tim Holtz Corespondence Paper Pack
Carabelle Studio American Flag stamp
Tim Holtz Paper Dolls
fired Brick Distress Ink
Faded Jeans Distress Ink
Paper trimmer
Big shot
Sizzix Passport Die
Postcard Rubber stamps
Stampers Anonymous Ticket Booth Stamp & Die

Using the Sizzix die cut, Cut out the Front, Back and binding of the Book from the Hot Fudge Thickstock.
Cut out the Red and white paper and Blue and white Floral paper using the same die set and adhere to the Brown Thickstock

Cut out 12 pages using the die cut from the American vintage Paper Pack

Book has four signatures. Each Signature has 4 pages. Bind these signatures together using the twine.

Create pockets using scraps of the Paper to tuck journal cards and ephemera

Cut out mini post cards from the American Vintage Paper Pack and add to various tucks and pockets

Decorate outside of Book With Patriotic ephemera, stamps and Paper doll.

This is a fun little keepsake book that is great for travels; it has room for notes and tucks to save receipts, tickets and ephemera collected along the way. It’s everything you need to keep track on your travels.


Happy crafting!!!

Monica Taylor
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'Patriotic Post Card Journal' have 3 comments

  1. July 2, 2018 @ 7:30 am Jean Marmo

    What a lovely journal! So many fun elements!


  2. July 2, 2018 @ 10:19 am Kimberly S

    I love this journal and I love the way the binding is done. Any chance of seeing a tutorial on that technique?


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