These little journal pockets I am sharing today are super easy to make and oh so lovely in a journal or a journal cover. I started with a real sturdy manilla file folder cut to various sizes. Next, I applied various pattern papers and old invoice papers. I added a small pocket strip on the front (about 1.5 inches) so I would be able to tuck tags, ephemera, photos inside.
Next, I machine stitched along the edges (leaving the pocket portion open of course) and used distress ink along the edges. I tucked digital tags and ephemera print outs, coffee stained merchandise tags, old photo scans printed out, and altered coin/seed envelopes inside. Bits of lace and buttons were glued on the front as well.
They are perfect to adorn a page or cover of a journal! Once you start making them you will find how fun they are!