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What is a Junk Journal?

A junk journal is a type of handmade journal that is created using a variety of materials, including scraps of paper, vintage ephemera, and other found objects.

The goal of a junk journal is to create a visually interesting and eclectic collection of materials that can be used for journaling, art, or other creative projects.

One of the key features of a junk journal is its use of non-traditional materials. Rather than using a pristine, new journal, a junk journal is created using materials that might otherwise be discarded. Because it is made up of a collection of materials, a junk journal can be used for a variety of purposes, such as scrapbooking, art journaling, or as a daily diary. The journal can be customized to fit the needs of the creator, with pages dedicated to specific themes or topics.

Junk journals have gained popularity in recent years, as people look for ways to incorporate creativity, mindfulness, and sustainability into their daily lives. They offer a unique and personal way to document memories and express oneself through art and writing.

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