I never thought of myself as a hoarder but since our family room remodel I think my hubby would call me one. I can’t believe the amount of crafting items or potential craft items that I have saved. Everything from old cereal boxes, Valentine’s candy boxes to empty oatmeal containers. I had so many ideas of projects to make with these items but no time to do it or space to store them until I use them.
Thankfully, this remodel has forced me to purge anything that it not priority since storage is limited.I just went out this morning and bought some new storage containers. I will try to get some pictures up soon. I am getting excited that the room is coming together! Almost there.
Are you a junk collector when it comes to crafting or a organized crafter?
Creating The Journal Cover
Most times when creating a journal I do the cover last. Usually, that is because I procrastinate when it comes to the binding. For this journal, I used a magazine as the base but instead of using the magazine cover as intended, I used a brown paper bag as it was more sturdy.
I covered the paper bag with paint and added a border stenciled with texture paste. The border was embossed with yellow. A checkerboard stamp was used in the background and then I splattered various colors of paint after adding my embellishments.
It’s A Completed Journal
And here you can see the spine with all the completed pages. Click the links to see the rest of the pages:
And that’s it for me today. My baby girl is turning 2 today and I am busy making lots of party food and putting the finishing touches on her birthday outfit for tomorrow. Maybe I’ll have some pictures to share next week.
Have a great weekend,
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