I recently was asked to bring a craft project along for a Senior High girls' retreat. I thought about some watercolors for painting, but would have to purchase more supplies, and not knowing exactly what our space layout would be, I wasn't sure about tables to work on, water for painting and cleaning brushes and things like that.
I then considered something with paper. . . ah, paper! Did I mention I have a
Here is what we started with:
- lightweight cardboard gift boxes
- glue sticks
- binder rings
- paper in a variety of colors, weights, sizes
- envelopes - business and manila
- hole punches
- paper tape in a variety of colors/styles
I didn't get any pictures from the girls putting them together, but here are some glances at the one I worked on.
There are many different envelope templates and free printables at your fingertips. Simply do a search online, or on Pinterest, and you will see how many are out there!
Here are just a few places, to get you started:
Paper Crafts Magazine
But please be aware that some sites allow the printables "for personal use only."
I would love to hear if you have put together any journals - and how you did it!