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[18 May 2016 | Comments Off on How to Make Your First Art Journal Page | 814 views]
How to Make Your First Art Journal Page

I am completely in love with art journaling! I have been sharing my art journal adventures with you lately, starting with my Dollar Store Art Journal Supplies Finds, and then How to Make an Art Journal from a Dollar Store Notebook. Now I want YOU to join me too! I know starting something new can be intimidating, which is why I am walking you through …

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[15 May 2016 | One Comment | 1,433 views]
How to Make an Art Journal from a Dollar Store Notebook

Want to start art journaling, but don’t have a lot of money to invest? Over at eBay, I have written instructions for how to make an art journal out of a notebook (or book or coloring book) from the dollar store. The process is easy, and a lot cheaper than buying a brand new blank art journal. Find out how to make your own art …

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[11 May 2016 | Comments Off on Dollar Store Art Journaling – Find Art Journal Supplies for Cheap | 996 views]
Dollar Store Art Journaling – Find Art Journal Supplies for Cheap

Art Journaling is an art/craft that has become very popular, and for good reason! An art journal can be anything you want it to be – part sketchbook, part diary, and throw a little scrapbooking in there. You just need a journal and some way to mark in it to get started, but I went shopping at the dollar store for art journaling supplies, and …

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[3 Jul 2012 | One Comment | 4,365 views]
Tutorial: Mixed Media Art Journal – Dollar Store Style

One thing I love is a good journal. Being a writer, for me, half the fun is picking out a really nice journal. The other thing I love is Target. I try not to, but alas, I do. I love them for their dollar section, really. In need of a new journal, I decided to shop for a new one, but I didn’t have a …

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[31 May 2009 | One Comment | 9,001 views]
Make a Pop Art Journal

Reader Kathryn (aka KMOM14) has been prolifically making lots of cool crafts over at her blog. She posted this Pop Art Journal the other day, and I just love the short-fatness of it! You can use any recycled cardboard you have to make a unique journal for yourself. [link to project instructions]
At first glance I thought it was made of a recycled soda can, which …

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[17 Apr 2014 | Comments Off on 10 DIY Journals in All Shapes and Sizes | 1,921 views]
10 DIY Journals in All Shapes and Sizes

Don’t you just love a journal? There’s something about a blank book that’s just plain inspiring. And a journal that you made yourself? That’s perfection. We all use our journals in different ways, so the list below includes an array of sizes, from purse-stashable mini journals to full sized dealies to stick on the shelf or your bedside table.

$5 and Under, cheap crafts, Gifts to Make, Headline, Man Crafts, Tutorials »

[20 May 2013 | 4 Comments | 6,547 views]
Tutorial: Easy Leather Journals

Make easy leather-covered journals using thrift store leather and dollar store notebooks. This simple project can make a unique gift and is quick enough to make for a group such as teachers or a bridal party.

$1 and Free, Headline, Kids, Office Crafts, Tutorials »

[7 Mar 2013 | 3 Comments | 2,185 views]
Tutorial:  Refill a Journal

My son is crazy about Phineas and Ferb. We were doing our what seems like daily trip to the Dollar Store and he almost jumped out of the cart when he saw this little Phineas and Ferb journal. Like all 4-year-olds it was used up with in a day, and the tears started flowing when I told him it was all used up …

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[20 Jan 2013 | 3 Comments | 3,848 views]
Tutorial: Custom Journal from Blank Photo Book

I’m always getting codes for free photo stuff from places like Walgreens and Shutterfly, but I usually don’t have any photos that I need to have printed out.  Not wanting to let those codes go to waste, I decided to find creative ways to use them.  When I got a code for a free 4×6, 20-page photo brag book (all I had to pay was …

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[4 Jan 2013 | One Comment | 2,024 views]
Friday Freebie:  Printable Yarn-Trimmed Scrapbook Journaling Tags

Welcome to the first installment of a new series here on DSC:  Friday Freebies!  Every Friday we will bring you a new, free printable to use in your crafting or home decor.  Today’s printable is for all of you scrapbookers out there!  If you love the look of dimensional elements in your scrapbook but don’t like the way they make the pages lay in the …