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Starting a December Journal

Starting a December Journal

We are well into the last month of the year, December. In addition to gingerbread baking and window decorating I think you should consider making yourself a December Journal. It really brightens the mood, and makes the days a bit more merry. I’ll show you a few ideas from my December Journal in this and […]

Diamond Stitch & Neon Stars

Diamond Stitch & Neon Stars

Yay! I finished my second Diamond Stitched Art Journal of the year. I am really digging this binding (I used pink book binding thread of course). I like gluing the cover together, I like sewing in the signatures, and I love using this kind of art journal. Love it! I really think that making my […]

Binder Transformation

Binder Transformation

I love finding office supplies at the thrift store! Sometimes I’ll find postcards or a pile of unused notecards, but not often. I love all kinds of vintage paper finds, but thrifting them doesn’t happen that often around here. Though sometimes I’ll score a few sturdy ring binders. And I love me some ring binders! […]

Diamond Stitch Art Journal

Diamond Stitch Art Journal

Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present. Jim Rohn Trying something new to me, called diamond x stitch binding. It is a bookbinding stitching method. I thought it would be more difficult than it was, so I put it of for a while, but when […]

Print your own Sticker Labels

Print your own Sticker Labels

I have had some white perforated label sheets in my drawer. You know the rectangular kind with sticker backs, the ones that you’re supposed to feed through your home printer to make address- or jam labels? Oh, well how do you do that exactly? How do you get the printer to understand where not to […]

Video Inspiration for Creating Postcards

Video Inspiration for Creating Postcards

It’s Creating Postcards Time around here! I put together a video of me and my friend making postcards together. We were painting, gluing down tissue paper and having a blast! Later I came back to my pile and added some word poetry. I think I will have to bore you guys with a third installment […]

Postcard Storage Binder with Dymo Labels

Postcard Storage Binder with Dymo Labels

I love ring binders, especially these tiny ones that I have made for myself! Last week I posted a video tutorial on how you can make a custom-sized ring binder too, using a vintage book cover. I’m sure you can come up with lots of fun things to add into yours, like loose leaf journaling, […]