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35 Spring Junk Journal Pages: Free Printables for Your Crafting

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Last Updated on February 29, 2024 by Dee

As the world outside begins to blossom with the vibrant hues of spring, it’s the perfect time to breathe new life into your crafting projects. Junk journaling, a creative and eclectic way to preserve memories, thoughts, and bits of ephemera, becomes even more delightful in this season of renewal. To help you capture the essence of spring, we’ve curated a collection of 35 Spring Junk Journal Pages. These free printables are designed to add a touch of whimsy and nostalgia to your junk journal, art junk, or altered book!

Let’s dive into the world of spring junk journaling and make each page a celebration of this beautiful season!

35 Spring Junk Journal Pages

Whether you’re a seasoned junk journal enthusiast or just starting, these printables are a treasure trove of floral patterns, pastel palettes, and charming spring motifs that will make your crafting as fresh as a daisy.

Essential Art Supplies for Spring Junk Journal Crafting

As you prepare to transform your spring junk journal pages into a vibrant tapestry of memories and dreams, consider gathering some essential art supplies to elevate your crafting experience. These tools and materials will help you add texture, color, and personality to each page, ensuring your junk journal becomes a bespoke work of art that perfectly captures the essence of spring.

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1. Adhesives: A reliable glue stick or double-sided tape is a must-have to add elements to your pages seamlessly without mess.

2. Scissors or a Paper Trimmer: Precision cutting tools are vital for shaping your printables and ephemera to fit your journal’s layout.

3. Colored Pens and Pencils: Add your own doodles, notes, or outlines with a set of colored pens and colored pencils, making each page pop with your personal touch.

4. Stamps and Ink Pads: Incorporate patterns and textures with stamps and ink pads. Spring-themed or floral designs can add a charming effect to your pages.

5. Washi Tape: This decorative tape comes in countless designs and is perfect for adding borders or dividing pages. Check out this washi tape set.

6. Stickers and Ephemera: Stickers

7. Ohuhu Markers: Known for their vivid colors and smooth application, Ohuhu markers are perfect for coloring and blending on your journal pages.

8. Metallic Gel Pens: To add some sparkle and shine, consider using metallic gel pens in shades of gold, silver, and bronze. These are great for highlighting and embellishing details on your pages.

9. Stencils: Use large wall stencils for adding decorative backgrounds or smaller craft stencils for detailed accents. They can be used with ink, paint, or markers to create consistent and professional-looking stencilled designs.

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How to Create Your Spring Junk Journal

Creating your own spring junk journal with printed pages is a delightful project that allows for personal expression and creativity. Follow these easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions to assemble your very own spring-themed junk journal. For a more in-depth explanation, you can read this article on How to Make a Junk Journal for Beginners.

Step 1: Gather Your Materials
Before you begin, make sure you have all the necessary supplies:

  • Printed spring junk journal pages
  • Art supplies (as listed above)
  • Cardstock for covers
  • Binding materials (thread, ribbon, or book rings)
  • A hole punch or awl

Step 2: Print Your Pages
Print your spring junk journal pages on high-quality paper. If you prefer a more vintage feel, you can print on tea-stained paper.

Step 3: Cut and Fold
Cut the printed pages to the desired size if necessary and fold them in half. Use a bone folder for a crisp fold line.

Step 4: Create Signatures
Group several folded pages together to create ‘signatures.’ A signature is a set of pages bound together within the journal. Typically, 4 to 5 folded pages per signature work well.

Step 5: Prepare the Cover
Cut your cardstock to size, ensuring it’s slightly larger than your folded pages. Decorate your cover using the art supplies mentioned earlier.

Step 6: Punch Holes for Binding
Align your signatures and cover, then punch holes along the fold line using your hole punch or awl. Make sure the holes are evenly spaced and match up in each signature and the cover.

Step 7: Bind Your Journal
Thread a needle with strong thread or ribbon, or use book rings to bind your journal. If you’re using thread or ribbon, start from the cover outside, leaving a tail for tying off later. Sew through the holes of your first signature, loop around the spine, and continue through the second signature, repeating this process until all signatures are securely attached. Finish by tying off the thread outside the spine with the initial tail.

Step 8: Decorate Your Pages
Now that your journal is assembled, it’s time to decorate. Use your stencils, Ohuhu markers, metallic gel pens, and other art supplies to embellish the pages. Add pockets, tuck spots, and tags for interactive elements.

Step 9: Add Ephemera and Personal Touches
Incorporate personal items such as photos, ticket stubs, pressed flowers, or any other memorabilia that fits the spring theme. Use adhesives to secure these in place.

Step 10: Use Your Journal
Your spring junk journal is now ready for use. Write down your thoughts, sketch, paste in new finds, and continue to decorate as you go along. This journal is a living document that will grow with you throughout the season.

Enjoy the process of creating and using your spring junk journal, and remember that there are no rules. It’s a personal and creative expression that is uniquely yours. Happy journaling!

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2 thoughts on “35 Spring Junk Journal Pages: Free Printables for Your Crafting”

  1. Thank you for these beautiful pages. I was just wondering if you could make some journal pages that are landscape in design as most are portrait and hard to use in journals if wanted to be right side up. Thank you again!

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