Vintage-Inspired Colour Combos for Australian Papercrafters: Spice Up Your Scrapbooking and Journaling Projects - Rachel The Turtle Journal

Vintage-Inspired Colour Combos for Australian Papercrafters: Spice Up Your Scrapbooking and Journaling Projects

Hello, Aussie papercraft enthusiasts, scrapbookers, and journaling mavens!

Are you keen on rustic and vintage-inspired projects but feeling stuck in a colour scheme rut?

You're not alone, and that's why today, we're focusing on unique vintage-inspired colour combinations perfect for papercrafting.


Uncover new creative avenues with this collection of new colour combos to try!

Why Go Vintage?

Vintage colour palettes emanate a sense of nostalgia, warmth, and timelessness that's hard to replicate. If your aesthetic leans towards rustic and vintage, these colour combos can take your projects from 'cute' to 'heirloom-worthy.'



How to Start Incorporating Vintage Colours

  1. Paper Choices: Begin with choosing paper stock in your new vintage colours. Textured or patterned paper can also add an extra dimension.
  1. Stamps and Inks: If you’ve got rubber stamps or ink pads in these colours, they can become your new best friends. Use them to add details, layers, and textures.
  1. Embellishments: Ribbons, buttons, or vintage trinkets in your chosen palette can bring the look together. Less is often more, so don’t go overboard!
  1. Mix and Match: Don’t be afraid to mix these vintage colours in unexpected ways to discover new palettes and moods.

  2. Pair your next papercrafting project with some matching butterfly stickers - find some sweet stickers to match here. Or, grab some floral stickers - my Bloom range is sure to have a colour to match your next project - find your favourite here.




Freshen Up Your Supplies

If you’re keen on adding more vintage flair to your projects, I’ve got some great news.

My shop has journaling supplies that are perfect for giving your papercraft projects that nostalgic feel – from Adelaide to your doorstep!

Check out my Kits and Seasonally themed packs here.




You’ll be amazed at how these combinations can breathe new life into your creative process.

From patterned paper to charming embellishments, we've got everything to make your next creation a vintage masterpiece.

Happy crafting!

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I just LOVE Mint Green and Rose Quartz. My 2 Favourite colours 🩷💚


Thanks for the colour ideas. Will definitely try.


Ooh, I would never have thought of apricot and lavender together!
Thank you – and back to my craft room 😀.

Wendy Arrowsmith

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