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Embracing 2024: Top Trends in Papercrafting and Journaling


Hello, creative souls! As we step into 2024, the world of papercrafting and journaling is buzzing with exciting new trends.

From nostalgic throwbacks to innovative techniques, there's so much to explore and embrace. In this post, we’ll dive into some trends of 2024 to get your creative juices flowing. Whether you're a seasoned crafter or just starting, these trends are sure to inspire your projects this year!


1. Vintage Revival: A Nostalgic Comeback

Vintage styles are making a big comeback in 2024. Think classic florals, muted tones, and lace accents. This trend is all about bringing the charm of the past into the present.  

2. Sustainability in Crafting: Eco-Friendly Materials

Sustainability continues to be a key focus. Crafters are increasingly turning to eco-friendly materials and upcycling techniques. For inspiration on sustainable crafting, visit Altenew's article.

3. Digital Integration: Tech Meets Tradition

2024 sees a fusion of digital technology with traditional papercrafting. Digital die cutting, 3D printing, and even AR (Augmented Reality) applications are being used to enhance paper projects. The article from Papercrafting Magazine.

4. Mixed Media: Blending Techniques and Materials

Mixed media continues to be a popular trend, with crafters blending various materials and techniques to create unique textures and effects. For mixed media ideas, Einat Kessler's article is a great resource.

5. Mindfulness and Crafting: The Therapeutic Aspect

More crafters are embracing the therapeutic aspects of crafting. Mindful crafting practices that promote relaxation and mental well-being are becoming mainstream. Read more about this trend from Calm Moment.

6. Personalization: Crafting Your Story

Personalization is key in 2024. Custom stamps, personalized journals, and bespoke scrapbooking kits allow crafters to tell their unique stories. This is the ultimate in memory keeping and crafting something that truly reflects your loves and your personality! We're all for that!

Let's get creative in 2024!

The papercrafting and journaling world in 2024 is vibrant and diverse, offering something for every type of crafter. From embracing eco-friendly practices to integrating cutting-edge technology, these trends not only reflect our evolving crafting landscape but also our world.

As you embark on your crafting journey this year, let these trends inspire and guide you.

For more information and the latest in crafting supplies, be sure to visit what is new from The Turtle Journal.

Happy crafting, everyone!

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