I joined a couple of junk journal groups of Facebook and after lots of YouTube video watching and playing with paper, I finally took a big breath and signed up for my first swap. Not a completed journal, but a "flowish" journal. These are based on Flow Magazine/Book - something for paper lovers, meant to be taken apart and reused in a handmade journal.
The swap is for a "baby" journal which refers to the size (4.5 - 5" square) and I opted to have an international partner which meant only 15 sheets and even that is a lot in such a small journal. I agonized over the cover, but had a lot of fun with the inside, going through my embarrassingly large stash of papers all over the house.
Apologies in advance for the many, many photos. Most of the women in my group do videos, but that's something I haven't learned (yet), not sure I will.
So, here is what I came up with:
I did not photograph the other half of the journal pages, pretty much the same as the first side. I also cheated a bit when putting all this together. I simply could not bring myself to cut a lot of the pages to size and just folded them to the correct dimensions.