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Monday, December 28, 2020

Simple Stories Vintage Ancestry Journal

Hello my crafty friends, Diane here to share with your my newest design team project. I am so excited to share with you this lovely family vintage journal created with the beautiful Simple Stories Vintage Ancestry Collection.

This collection was made to document your family photos and history, but instead of a mini album I decided to change it up a bit and do a journal. I think it’s perfect to document your thoughts about what family means to you maybe some special times that your family has influenced you or inspired you and then add a few photos to the tag inserts and photo mounts. I hope that you will enjoy this creation and it will inspire you to make a journal of your very own.

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Vintage Ancestry Journal
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Vintage Ancestry Spine of Journal

As you can see by the outside of the journal, these papers by Simple Stories are absolutely amazing. I love the colors, the images, and the sweet sayings about family and heritage.

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Vintage Ancestry Back of Journal

Below are photos of the three different removable signatures. One is lined for writing, one is watercolor paper and the last signature has graph paper.

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Inside front cover and front of first signature
Inside Journal and front of second signature
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Pages Inside of journal and front of third signature

I just adore the colors of this collection. It was a joy working with the patterns and images and all the bits and pieces. I think that it would be very compatible with colored photos or black and white photos for documenting all those special memories.

Last page of last signature and Back inside cover
Inside cover of first signature

I love what this 3 x 4 card says about family. Simple Stories really knocked it out of the park with this collection. So many parts of it is so very inspiring.

Front inside cover of third signature
Back inside cover of third signature

There is lots more to see. Click on the video below to see all the decorated pages in this lovely Family inspired journal.

Simple Stories Vintage Ancestry Journal Video Share:

Simple Stories Vintage Ancestry project share video

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The items I used in this design team project are as follows:

Simple Stories Vintage Ancestry 12 x 12 collection kit

SS Vintage Ancestry 12 x 12 Basics kit

Simple Stories Vintage Ancestry 6x8 pad

SS Vintage Ancestry bits and pieces

Vintage Ancestry 6x12 chipboard

SS Vintage Ancestry decorative brads

Vintage Ancestry stamps

Thank you for joining me.

I hope you were inspired to create something beautiful today.

Blessings and Hugs,



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    1. Thank you Vicki. It was a fun paper collection to work with. Have a great day.

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