I’m starting a new weekly post on my blog called ‘Journal Prompt”. I often use quotes to jump start my journaling, so if you need a little inspiration today, use this quote to get yours words flowing.
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I’m sharing a mini accordion art journal that I made a while ago using scraps of vintage books and ephemera I had lying around my studio. It only took a couple of hours to put together but it was cool to see how the pieces of trash on my desk could create something I really […]
I’m thrilled to say that I was approached by Bourbon & Boots – an online retailer that specializes in Southern and Americana products – because they wanted to sell my travel journals. The listing went live today and already some orders have rolled in. Here’s a screen shot of the front page: You can view […]
Travel journals are a fun way for children to enjoy a vacation long after the trip is over, and for adults it’s really cool to see a place through the eyes of a child. Keeping a travel journal is also educational and if your kids are missing some school, it’s a great way for them […]
My daughter needed a quick birthday card last weekend and when I say quick, I mean QUICK. We had our wires crossed – I thought she had made the card and she thought I had made the card. You can imagine the scene! So, I grabbed some washi tape and created a present on a […]
I’ve been stitch binding more journals this week and here’s one I made using vintage postcards I had lying around. I was inspired by a Vintage Postcard Journal created by Kara Haupt. Here’s the binding: it’s single sheet sewing using an exposed coptic stitch. This particular method requires the use of four needles at once […]
Have a great weekend!
If you’re a bride looking to add some vintage elements to your wedding, I think you’ll like these little votive candle holders decorated with vintage papers and seam binding. They’re very budget friendly and can be used as wedding favors or table decor. Supplies: votive holders, candles, stamps and ink, Joann; shipping tags, Staples, seam […]
Including photographs in your wedding is a wonderful way to personalize the experience and make it a truly memorable event. Photo credits: Save-the-Date – The Pretty Blog; polaroids – Pink Petals Event Design; mason jars – Jessamyn Harris Photography; wreath – Thistle Wood Farm
So, let’s get it out there right now – I turn 43 today. That means I have 7 years before I’m 50 and that’s a little scary. I mean, half a century – really? So, while creating a bucket list isn’t a new idea, my list is personal, new and original to me. I’m sharing […]