Category Archives: Tutorials

Junk Journal your Christmas No.1~ Construct and Gather

Hello! it’s final here!!! Welcome to the Junk Journal Your Christmas Series. This is the first of several videos where I am showing you how I plan to Junk Journal my Christmas by using a Golden Book. This doesn’t mean you need to use a Golden Book, you can use a traveler’s notebook, scrapbook or any form of documentation. I plan to show you how I will be dolling up my journal while I craft my Christmas Story. In this first video I am constructing a Junk Journal using a Golden Book and discussing what items to gather and where you can purchase these items. See below for some of the places mentioned:

For Printables of vintage dollies: https://www.etsy.com/shop/littlebindy

Vintage Ephemera (to name a few)
https://www.etsy.com/shop/VintageScrapShop
https://www.etsy.com/shop/ThePaperBasket
https://www.etsy.com/shop/VintageScrapShop

Beads and buttons by May Flaum: Buttons Galore, 28 Lilac Lane

Be sure to tag #junkjournalyourchristmas
to show your creations!!

Thanks for watching!
Rebecca

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October Happy Planner Process Video and October Printables

Hello! Welcome Back! I’m glad to be back with a video to show you my process is creating the cover page to my Happy Planer for October 2018. Using the Happy Planner as a everyday memory keeper is one of my favorite projects. I hope to show you how I create the weekly pages to document the everyday! As I mentioned in the video, I have a couple of free printables:

Halloween Witch can be printed here

October Witch Printable Rebecca Hoot

Pumpkin patch can be printed here

October Pumpkin Patch Rebecca Hoot Printable

Here is the video to show you my process:

Happy Creating,

Rebecca

DIY~ Turnng a Passport holder into a Traveler’s Notebook

Hello! In this video I show you how I turn a Passport Holder into a Pocket Size Traveler’s Notebook. To warn you ahead of time, there is quit a bit of banging with the tools so prepare to turn down the sound! LOL! Hope you are inspired to create one yourself if you come across a Passport holder! I did look online and there are other eyelet punches that can be purchased for the hard to reach spaces like the middle of the notebook, check the sewing area of your craft store too!

Thanks for watching!
Rebecca

Summer Journaling Week 6~ Let’s Play

Welcome back to the final video of the Summer Journaling Series! My first thought was to create a video demonstrating how to make journal cards with different themes and then I thought why don’t I just play!? In this video I’m just playing with different ways I love to personalize my journal. I hope you are inspired to create, play and fun in your journal!

Thanks for watching!

Rebecca

Summer Journaling Week 5~ Prepping Journal Pages

Hello and welcome to week 5 in my Summer Journaling series! In this video I show you how I prep journal pages for future journaling.  How many of us who paint our journal pages have to wait for the paint to dry? If your like me I am so easily distracted I find it better to add watercolor to pages before I am ready to journal so when I am ready, I have painted pages already. Does that makes sense? In this video I show you what I do. I hope you are inspired to be creative today!!

Thanks for watching,

Rebecca

Summer Journaling Week 4~ Collecting Ephemera

Welcome back to the Summer Journaling Week 4. In this video I’m talking ephemera and how I like to document using all types of paper collected on trips and throughout daily life to document. I also show a quick way I documented using packaging from a donut bag to document National Donut Day!

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Rebecca

Summer Journaling Week 3~ Create A Vision

Welcome back to my summer journaling series! This week I’m talking about creating a vision by making a bucket list of activities and adding the items to a Bucket O Fun to manifest the things you want to do on your bucket list. This summer my family will be having a staycation which means we will be staying local and finding activities to fill our summer days. I hope you are inspired to make a list and create a bit of fun this summer if your going on a vacation or just staying around the house.

 

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Rebecca

Summer Junk Journal Set Up in my Traveler’s Notebook

Hello! Welcome back for some more summer inspiration! In this video I create a two junk journals and set up my Happy Clouds Traveler’s Notebook. Using one notebook for fitness tracking and the other for everyday journaling. I also show how I add pockets using a baseball card sheet protector.

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Rebecca

Summer Journaling Week Two~ Traveling Supplies

Welcome back to week two of summer journal tips with me! In this video I show you my current set up for bringing supplies with me daily and for a longer extended stay, craft night etc. I always carry a bag of supplies with my daily, you just never know when you will need scissors, washi tape and pretty pens! I hope this video inspires you to create a bag of journal goodies to help you document your summer.
Thanks for watching,
Rebecca

Summer Journaling~ Week One Choosing your Journal

 

Hello! Hope everyone had a great Sunday and Mother’s Day! Here is central Texas we already have had extremely warm days and they will not stop now through October. Usually by the time mid-July through early September we are indoors in the air conditioning trying not to melt. However, I love welcoming summer through journaling! It’s a time for family, relaxing, taking vacations and really getting memories on paper. This year we are planning more staycations and looking to visit different museums, festivals and events close to home. I’m really looking forward to exploring and having new adventures. Similar to what I created at Christmas, I wanted to create a mini video series about Summer Journaling. So welcome to the first video in the Summer Journaling video series . I thought it would be fun to share some of my techniques and maybe inspire you. This series will include 6 videos to be posted on Sunday evenings, CST. In this video, I talk about past scrapbooks and journals I have used and what I plan to use this year. Let me know if you have any questions or I would love to hear how you are planning and documenting your summer!

Thanks for stopping by!

Rebecca

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