3 Pocket Journal Page




By Noreen Doll.

Make a 3 pocket journal page to add to your scrapbook or travel journal.

3 Pocket Journal Page by Crafty Journal

This finished page is 6 inches by 6 inches and can be used in a mini album or as a smaller page in a large album.

It isn’t embellished so you can easily see how the page looks, but there is lots of space for fun embellishments.

There are 2 pockets on the front side of the page,

3 Pocket Journal Page by Crafty Journal

and 1 pocket on the back side.

3 Pocket Journal Page by Crafty Journal

Supplies

Scrapbook Paper, 3 or 4 different coordinating colors

Double Sided Tape or Glue

Scissors

Ruler

Pencil

Hole Punch

How to Make a 3 Pocket Journal Page.

1. Select the color for the page and cut it to 6 inches high by 12 inches wide.

Fold it in half so it is 6 inches by 6 inches.

3 Pocket Journal Page by Crafty Journal

2. Select a coordinating color for the pocket, and cut it to 4 3/4 inches high by 10 inches wide.

Fold it in half so it is 4 1/2 inches high by 5 inches wide.

3. On the left side of the pocket page, cut off a strip from the top that is 1 1/4 inches high.

3 Pocket Journal Page by Crafty Journal

3 Pocket Journal Page by Crafty Journal

Cut a half circle thumb hole.

3 Pocket Journal Page by Crafty Journal

4. Cut a strip of paper 2 1/8 inches high by 5 inches wide, that coordinates with both the pocket and the page.

3 Pocket Journal Page by Crafty Journal

Using double sided tape or glue, attach this strip on the back part of the pocket that shows above the thumb hole.

3 Pocket Journal Page by Crafty Journal

5. Open the pocket with the inside showing.

Apply glue or tape to the right side and the bottom of the right side, of the pocket.

Close the pocket and press the edges to adhere.

6. To adhere the pocket to the page, apply glue or tape to the sides and bottom of the back of the pocket.

Place it on the page about 5/8 of an inch from the open side of the page (which should be on the left. The fold should be on the right.)

3 Pocket Journal Page by Crafty Journal

Press the sides and bottom of the pocket to adhere.

3 Pocket Journal Page by Crafty Journal

7. Turn the page over to create the 3rd pocket.

8. Cut a strip of paper 2 3/4 inches wide by 6 inches high.

Using decorative scissors, cut another strip in a contrasting color that is about 1/2 inch wide by 6 inches high.

3 Pocket Journal Page by Crafty Journal

9. Attach the narrow strip to the wider strip as shown.

3 Pocket Journal Page by Crafty Journal

10. To attach the pocket, apply glue or double sided tape to both narrow edges and the long edge on the right of the pocket strip.

3 Pocket Journal Page by Crafty Journal

11. Place the pocket strip on the right side of the pocket page (opposite the side where the fold of the page is) about 1/2 inch from the right edge.

12. Press the glued or taped edges firmly.

3 Pocket Journal Page by Crafty Journal

13. Punch 2 holes along the open edge of the page, about 1 1/2 inches from the top and bottom edges.

3 Pocket Journal Page by Crafty Journal

Tips.

If you are using another type of binding, you wouldn’t punch the holes.

Noreen Doll

Crafty Journal

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Comments

  1. Incredible detail and such a great tutorial! Thank you for sharing your precise measurements and this how-to with the Creative Inspiration Link Party. Stop back by next week! :)

  2. Thank you for sharing your creative project on the Bowdabra Saturday Crafty Showcase. We look forward to you sharing a new projects next week.

  3. Jann Olson says:

    Really cute and a great tutorial! Thanks for sharing with SYC.
    hugs,
    Jann

  4. I like this project. I recently put together a blog planner, this would be a great addition for just life outside the blog planning. Thank you!
    Carole

  5. This is a great tutorial and can be useful for photos, scrapbooks and maybe even jewelry designs.

    Thanks for sharing.

    From Create w/Joy blog hop/

  6. I love pocket pages and you make this one look so simple with your great tutorial. Thank you for sharing at Share It one MOre Time. Cathy

  7. I love that you can customize this yourself, so cute! Thanks so much for taking the time to link up with us over at the #HomeMattersParty – we hope to see you again on Friday! Feel free to bring a friend :)

  8. Genius and cute – not a combo you see everyday : )

  9. What a great tutorial! Thanks so much for sharing at Merry Monday, hope to see you again next week!

  10. What a great idea for keepsakes!! Thanks for sharing it with us at the Motivational Monday party last week! Hope you’ll join us again tonight!!

    Danielle

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