Decorative year planning

Brown paper offcuts to brighten up your journal

With the new year having only just begun, now’s the ideal time to capture the year’s upcoming highlights in your journal. Maybe there are activities and events that you’re really looking forward to, such as birthdays, anniversaries, holidays or other celebrations? You can add them all (and much more besides) to your journal using edding gel rollers in vibrant colours. It’s easy to jazz up pages using any brown paper offcuts left over when you wrapped your Christmas presents – they’re much too good to throw away! The white gel roller and the metallic colours look particularly striking on dark-coloured paper.

Gel rollers
Glassboard markers
Paper, carton and cardboard
Easy peasy
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Products and materials

Other materials

  • Journal or notebook
  • Brown paper offcuts
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Washi tape

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