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New Junk Journal & Hardware (+ Metal Hardware on Sale!)

Filed under Alice in Wonderland, Art Projects, Bella Ayers, Coins Coasters & Holders Kit, Collage Sheets, Sale

Wow! A fun Junk Journal by Bella, using the new 5×7 Vintage Spiral Book shown at right; lots of new items (including a lot of metal hardware that could be used on a journal) — and a 30% off sale on the Metal – Functional section!

Alice in Wonderland Junk Journal by Design Team Coordinator Miz Bella (Kimberly Ayers)

LOVE this new journal by Bella! She mixed Alice with pockets from the May kit… all in the new blank journal and it just came out great!

Here’s an intro from Bella’s blog post:

There are always two things that you can always count on finding at Alpha Stamps — Halloween and Alice in Wonderland!

Leslie asked me to create a junk journal and I didn’t have to think twice about it — I love making them. If you don’t know what a junk journal is — it’s basically junk you put into a journal. There are no rules, no right or wrong way to make them. If you can cut and glue then you can make a junk journal!

This journal is much neater than what I normally come up with, but I love the way it came out all the same.

I love the way it came out, too! The pre-printed pages in the journal (that look like antique ledger paper) makes easy work of created a vintage-looking page. (And using the little holders meant for art coins as tea bag pockets is inspired!)

Beside the few photos shown here (and below in the Giveaway section), visit Bella’s blog post for lots more info & photos! And here’s a link to the full supply list.

New & Back in Stock Goodies! Lots of Metal Hardware!

Ooh! Just in time for a tea-party-themed journal: a new Fairy Tea Party Collage Sheet! So many new things to mention today, they’re not all covered in the previews below! Click here to see all 16 of them!

Keep reading (too) as there’s a FLASH SALE, related to all the new metal bits!

Metal Hardware ON SALE!

This is a 30% off sale on the Metal – Functional Section (from knobs to box feet to hinges)! Note: this is the metal hardware section in the Collage Supples section (large-ish scale items for books and shadowboxes).

Over 40 options… including the highlights below (and the new hardware already shown above)!

The sale ends at midnight on SATURDAY night, June 1st. Click: FLASH SALE to see everything!

Alice Junk Journal Giveaway!

And that promised second photo of Bella’s artwork! I put together 3 photos of the same page: showing the Simple 3 Inch Square Folder closed, then open, then open with teabags inside!

Soooo many options for this Giveaway! I picked out these items from Bella’s supply list:
– 5×7 Vintage Spiral Book – Ledger (new!)
– Alice Cards Scrapbook Paper
– Black & Ivory Harlequin Diamond Scrapbook Paper
– 3 Inch Simple Pockets – Set of 3 (like the one with the yellow Twinings teabag shown in the wide photo way up above)
– Simple 3 Inch Square Folder
– Alice Covers Collage Sheet
– Tin-Sized Alice Collage Sheet
– Tenniel’s Alice Collage Sheet
– 1 Inch Playing Card Deck

Bonus: that new Fairy Tea Party Collage Sheet for extra teacups & teapots!

To enter the Alice Junk Journal Giveaway drawing all you have to do is leave a comment below on this blog post TODAY, TOMORROW or SATURDAY (the deadline is 11:59 pm PST, Saturday Night, June 1, 2019).

And what are you going to make? Psst: I couldn’t resist including the work-in-progress photo below (and I think it helps show all the different pockets used inside the book).

Don’t forget to leave your (hello!) correct email address, too, so I can contact the winner; your email address does not need to be made public. Note: I’m offering free shipping, too, but only within the USA. International shipping will still apply.

Please be patient! Spammers try to post crap here a lot so comments are moderated. So if you don’t see your post in the comments section, be patient and check back in a few hours before re-posting it, please!

After midnight, I’ll randomly pick the winner (via

Hey, who won the Witchy Art Coins Giveaway from Sunday’s newsletter? That would be Laura N! Congrats! Check your email for info.

Posted by Leslie, May 30th, 2019

51 responses to “New Junk Journal & Hardware (+ Metal Hardware on Sale!)”

  1. Catharine McCammon says:

    I’ll make dozens and dozens of little doors to open before they run away on their pitty-patter feet.

  2. Jo says:

    Love the tiny journals – need to make some!!

  3. Rhonda S says:

    The Journal looks expensive. I love it.

  4. Kathy Toews says:

    Maybe a garden journal with seed packets.

  5. Debora L. says:

    I love the journals and the tea bag pockets. Great ideas!

  6. Ann F. says:

    It would be fun to make a journal. I love the playing cards!

  7. Carla M says:

    Love the Alice journal!

  8. Cocoa F. says:

    Oh! I love the journal and making junk journals is such fun and you can use up all your little bits and pieces!

  9. Kathy S. says:

    Tea bag pockets—how clever.

  10. Nancy E says:

    Never thought of using playing cards to create a journal. What a great idea!

  11. Nadine davis says:

    I love Alice. I want to make a journal with these papers.

  12. Diane Duller says:

    Takes me back to a magical time in my childhood and beyond. Love all things metal and fantastical.

  13. Heather C says:

    I love it! Junk journals are so much fun to make…I’d probably do something Halloween or Autumn themed, as it’s getting to be that time.

  14. Megan Warren says:

    I love junk journals and this one is perfect. I never thought of a themed one before.

  15. OMG! This is totally incredible! I have never made a junk journal before but would definitely love to give it a try! I would do a 🧚‍♀️Fairy 🧚‍♂️/winged things themed junk journal!
    I might have to go through my stash and see if I can find the items needed to get started right away because I am really intrigued and inspired RIGHT NOW after reading today’s blog post!
    Thanks for the inspiration!

  16. Michelle G says:

    I love this junk journal! It is fabulous! I have only made one small junk journal so far, it is not complete and doesnt have much in it. I would love to win and make an Alice themed one inspired by Miz Bella! Lovely work!

  17. Angie M says:

    I am ALL about junk journals this is great!

  18. Cherylle Waters says:

    This would be delightful for a Halloween theme! I would need at least fourmore. Love all the cover ideas.

  19. With Alice, the ideas are endless. I enjoyed Bella’s blog. Going to give this a whirl.

  20. Jennie Ingram says:

    I have no idea what I’ll make, but the possibilities are endless! So many tea time possibilities.

  21. Karen Mallory says:

    I love the Alice junk journal! Who wouldn’t want to make their own! That is what I would make!

  22. jackie says:

    those hinges/fasteners are so practical and useful

  23. Celia says:

    Love the journal….might need a dragon or cat journal

  24. I love these I would love to try a journal with playing cards

  25. Debbie Stine says:

    JuNkIe JoUrNals! Yay

  26. rox says:

    Absolutely gorgeous! Would love to own this.

  27. Sandy says:

    This journal has so many possibilities, my mind is racing with them.

  28. Ina Good says:

    Wow such a nice fun Alice and fairy teacup collage giveaway! I would make an Alice tea party book !

  29. Lea Cook says:

    Just an amazing project!

  30. kathleen codyrachel says:

    Oh I really love this!!! Putting in my cart- if I don’t win I’m purchasing !!! This is so wonderful – Alice and Tea – two of my favorites – Thanks

  31. Chris K. says:

    Such cool stuff! The tea bag folders are really neat.

  32. Kimberly Barcello says:

    “Junk” journal?!

    I don’t think so!!!

  33. Daylan says:

    Junk journals justify jubilant joy! Whatever I make, it will go into future book displays.

  34. Jean Marmo says:

    Simply delightful! My twin sister would be all over this! Thanks for the chance!

  35. Jennifer Sobolewski says:

    Love everything with hinges and hardware!

  36. LaWana Whitley says:

    OMG! Where have you been all my crafting life! I saw your products used in a project on the Graphic 45 site! Can’t wait to play with the items I am ordering!

  37. P bosZko says:

    Luv all the hardware!

  38. Janet Turner says:

    I love this craft. I’ve never made a junk journal before and I love anything about Alice so I’d love to try this.

  39. Bonnie H. says:

    Journals are my speciality and would love to use those little teacups pockets in them. I have over 60 teapots…never counted the amount of tea in this house. lots and lots. Love Miz Bella’s artwork.

  40. Lorna E. says:

    Great ideas for a journal and always love an Alice project.

  41. Lee Maynard says:

    Another wonderful giveaway

  42. LeAnn Aagard says:

    I would love to make an Alice journal. It looks like fun.

  43. Arminta says:

    An altered journal with random thoughts.

  44. Kat Cashwell says:

    Love this journal and would make a Halloween Alice in Wonderland one!!

  45. Laura callies says:

    I think this calls for an Alice memory/smash type book!

  46. Denise Bryant says:

    I’ve been wanting to try a junk journal! Looks like fun! Love Alice in Wonderland!

  47. Barbara A says:

    Love the journal. Have never made one but would be fun to do especially with the Alice theme.

  48. Gail S says:

    Love junk journals and an Alice one would be extra special !

  49. Carol Slowik says:

    Love to try the Alice Junk Journal! Never made one, looks like fun!

  50. Helen says:

    I love all things Alice. I was so happy to see that the deadline is today, because I thought I had missed it.

  51. April says:

    What would I make? I’d make an Alice-inspired Junk Journal, of course! 🙂