Friday, March 2, 2018
Working on New Journals, Use What You Have!
I have been working on 2 new journals, this time for myself.
This is just the cover, its empty inside though I have some pages completed. I wasn't sure I wanted this print for this particular journal but didn't have funds to buy anything different as I would have had to order some online. It must have been serendipity because the cardstock I am using for the pages are all these same colors and everything works well together.
Another journal for myself with peacock fabric I bought months ago. I adore peacocks and wanted to make a visual journal of just peacocks and similar colored birds.
This is an old typing manual so it flips open at the top.
I removed almost 2/3 of the pages because as you glue in images you are adding 2 layers to every page. Then I painted pages with craft paint, fairly thinly and the paper is so good it barely curled on the edges. I was also in a painty paper swap with 2 other people and the paper on the left, among many others, was done by a swap partner. The swap asked for favorite colors and I received all the peacock colors I could have wanted. Those papers are pasted onto the ones actually in the book and bird images will go on top in random patterns.
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