Junk Mail

The Documented Life Project:  Week 3

Week Three Already?  I must say I could literally spend hours on our Facebook Page reading the uplifting comments and seeing the many, many versions and interpretations of the challenge.  This week’s idea is to incorporate an envelope from your mail into your planner.

I used a piece of junk mail with a wide window and cut it down to fit “pocket style” onto my tipped-in page.

I stitched three sides together, then adhered it to a scrap sheet of background paper.  I then had a pocket to add a nice journaling card that I could see through the window.

The card was a little too plain for me so I punched some hearts out of more scrap paper and added those to the card – adding dimension through outlining.

I spend some time doodling around my envelope and page and added some washi tape in black and white for contrasts.  I then tied on some butcher’s string, tucked my tag into the envelope pocked and now have a great little spot to tuck away a secret note or journal about my day!

Hope you enjoyed the challenge – can’t wait to see what you come up with!  Don’t forget to post your pictures on The Document Life Facebook Page!

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    Love love this! I use envies in my journal all the time…this one really touches my "heart strings" !!

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    This is my favorite challenge so far. I love adding envelopes to all my journals. Yours is awesome.

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    I haven’t used a sewing machine since I took Home Ec in 7th grade. We have one, just don’t know how to use it. Is it hard to sew on paper? Really want to do it!

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    hi Lorraine … very colourful I think we have some fun with this challenge…. I had a lovely envelope with happy mail in it last week I hope I can find the envelope !

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    LOVE LOVE LOVE your style, Lorraine. I am so happy that you and your group are sharing this fun adventure with us. I look forward to seeing what is to come every week. Keep it coming!!!

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