Vintage Garden Journal

size: 6-1/4"x8-1/4"

  • Vintage Garden Journal


  • Spiral-bound journal (Paper Chase), 6-1/4”x8-1/4”
  • Carte Postale Natural History Vintage Postcards: (Cavallini & Co.) Rose Image
  • Mon Cheri patterned papers (My Mind’s eye): Springtime Stripe; Yellow Floral; Baby Girl Floral double-sided
  • Flowers border sticker
  • Coordinating torn cotton fabric strips, 1”x8”, eight
  • Fabric flower
  • Ribbon rosette
  • Pearl bead


  • Cream thread
  • Embroidery or sewing needle
  • Sewing machine and cream thread

Pattern - Vintage Garden Journal

  • 1. Cut two 6"x8" rectangles from Springtime Stripe, 4-3/4"x7" rectangle from Yellow Floral, and 4"x6" rectangle from coral side of Baby Girl Floral paper.
  • 2. Remove black ribbon from journal. Adhere stripe papers to front and back of journal.
  • 3. Adhere Springtime Stripe rectangles to front and back covers. Mat postcard on coral, then Yellow Floral rectangles. Machine sew rectangles together, 1/4" from postcard edges.
  • 4. Cut 1"x4-3/4" strip from sticker; adhere to journal.
  • 5. Sew rosette and bead to fabric flower; knot and clip thread. Adhere flower to journal.
  • 6. Tie fabric strips to spirals; trim to 1-1/2" lengths.