July Memory Journal Class Wrap Up & Challenge

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July Memory Journal Cover

We had a wonderful Memory Journal class on July 14, thank you to all who attended in person. If you were not able to attend, here is a quick summary of what we covered and the challenge for the month so that you can participate for the chance to win the Stamp of the Month. The Challenge ends August 10 so scroll down to read what you need to do to be entered to win!!

I look forward to seeing everyone in our next online class on August 11 at 6PM mountain time.

July Memory Journal Cover

July Memory Journal Cover

Here is what we covered:

  • What is a Memory Journal:
    • It is a collection of pages, typically smaller in size than traditional 12×12 scrapbooking, dedicated to a collection of your memories.
      • My recommendation is a 6×8 or smaller format.
    • It is more finite in scope than traditional scrapbooking.
    • It can be a collection of your memories from daily life (replaces memory planners, project life, etc.), travel, tribute, daily journals, special occasions, adventures, etc.
    • There is no right or wrong way to do a memory journal, it is uniquely yours and needs to fit your needs and time availability.
  • What are the parts of a Memory Journal:
    • Beginning:  Typically there will be a cover page and maybe a calendar or both
    • Middle:  This will be the bulk of your Memory Journal
    • End:  Do you want to have a summary page or some type of closure to this journal?  For my daily Memory journal, I like to do a Currently wrap up for the month.
  • What do I need for a Memory Journal – I showed my typical “kit” that I use for my month long Memory journal, it changes each month:
  • Sources of Inspiration for smaller pages
    • Page Maps by Becky (Fleck) Moore – www.pagemaps.com
      • Look at both PageMaps & CardMaps
  • We started our journal by using a CardMap from Becky’s July CardMaps to layout and gather ideas for cover page.

July’s Memory Journal Challenge: Enter for a chance to win Close To My Heart’s Stamp of the Month: VOICE OF THE SEA

Enter for a chance to win this Stamp set FREE – Voice of the Sea

Here is what you need to do to complete the challenge:

  1. Complete your Memory Journal Cover page using this sketch from Pagemaps.com as inspiration:  July Square CardMap
  2. Upload an image of your cover page to Scrapbook Technique’s Facebook page by August 10, 2022 to be entered for the prize

Here is a image of the sketch for inspiration:

July CardMaps – Your inspiration for your Memory Journal Cover Challenge

Here is my finished cover page for July:

July Memory Journal Cover

My July Memory Journal Cover using the CardMap for inspiration

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