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MAKE: Inspiration Journal by Karen Jinks ofwww.chalkhillstudio.co.uk


Make yourself one of these easy journals to experiment in or use as a fun scrapbook to keep you inspired when the inspiration dries up.


Materials: • 2 sheets of card for the covers • Paper or fabric to decorate (optional) • Selection of papers with different textures and thickness • Hole punch • Cutting mat and craft knife • PVA glue • Book rings


Instructions: 1. Cut your covers to the size you require (mine is A5) and decorate using a thin layer of PVA glue if you wish. These books are great for recycling card from cereal boxes and remnants of fabric or wrapping


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paper. Leave to dry, preferably under a heavy weight or pile of books to keep them flat.


use a standard hole punch to make the holes down one side. You can use sheets of newspaper, tissue paper, watercolour and drawing paper, old maps, sheets ripped from old magazines, old envelopes, old pattern tissue, anything you can get your hands on!


3. Punch holes in the covers once they are dry – if the card board is too thick for the hole punch use a bradawl or similar tool.


2. Gather together sheets of paper of varying textures and type and


4. Load the book rings (available from good office suppliers) with your covers and sheets of paper and you’re done! If you can’t find book rings you can use ribbons or string just as easily. With this simple binding you can change your pages as often as you like.


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