Saturday, July 14, 2018

Shabby Journal - Altered French Book

Happy Saturday!!
What a beautiful Saturday it has turned out to be. Still very HOT, but with a few pop up storms that dropped a little much needed RAIN.
I ALTERED a vintage French Course hardcover book that I wanted to SHARE. As always it has stitching, pockets layering and tuck spots THROUGHOUT.

Shabby Journal

Sunday, July 8, 2018

Authentique "Always" Wedding Journals

Happy Sunday my friends.
I have 4 new journals that I made over the last couple of weeks using the Authentique "Always" collection. What a fabulous paper line!
I did a whole lot of layering in these journals as I wanted them to be mostly for journaling, yet still very elegant and dainty.

Always Journals

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

My First Zine

Made my first zine. It was actually fairly easy to make, which surprised me. I have had this on the to-do list for some time and finally got around to making one. There are a ton of videos on YouTube on how to construct the zine if you're interested.

      Original Zine                                                         Copy and folded Zine

Happy 4th Of July

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Trifold Kraft Glassine Bag Journals

Happy Father's Day to all you dads out there. Happy Sunday to everyone else.
I have four new journals to share that I just finished up today. Three are trifold and one is made with Authentique's Fabulous collection. These were a ton of fun to make and a great way to stay indoors out of the excessive heat.

Kraft Glassine Bag Journals

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Old Lace Journal And Some Altered Projects

Happy Thursday!!
I hope you all have had a GREAT week thus far. It has been unruly heat here in the Ozarks. Hard to believe that summer hasn't even begun yet.
I have some fun altered goodies to share as well as a new journal.

Journal/Altered Goodies/Etsy Restock

Friday, June 8, 2018

Fun Flip Book

Happy Friday!!!
I hope you all have a FANTASTIC day!! I have a fun flip book that I made today using a tutorial from Wendy's Journal Adventure .  I used some vintage recipe library cards and covered them in newsprint paper bag. I also rounded the corners, stitched around the card as well as inked the edges. I added a couple of fabric pockets with tags. What a fun and quick project.

Back side of book when completely opened.
 First two pages when you open book.
 Front side of book when completely opened.

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Dress Form Junk Journals

Hi Friends!!
I have a couple of fun journals I just finished up today. The covers are made from the newsprint paper bags. The pages are filled with images from 3 magazines that I absolutely feel in love with. I hope you enjoy!!

Junk Journals

Friday, May 25, 2018

Happy Friday!!
I have a fun journal/mini album that I want to share with you that I made this past week. I got my inspiration from an old Somerset  Memories magazine (2012). I used a couple of different time cards as well as various other tags. I stitched throughout the journal as well as used vintage trims and flash cards. I had a ton of fun with this one!
Here are a few pics:

 Full of vintage trims.

 Love those Pinterest images.

 I did quite a bit of collaging throughout.

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Happy Mother's Day!!
I want to wish all mothers a very HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY!!
I have a fun little accordion mini album that measures approximately 3" x 4" and was a ton of fun to make. I followed a tutorial from Becky Forrester Garrison over at Sophie's Notes that she shared with the group. I used Prima's Lavender collection and did some stitching in both black and white thread. On one side of the album i used white thread and on the other side I used black.  I love how it turned out.

Front Cover

These photos are of the white stitched side.
 This is the back cover when folded up.
This is the black stitched side.
I left a few unembellished spots for wallet size photos.
I tied up the mini  with a piece of fabric.

Friday, May 4, 2018

Vintage Fun Filled Journal

Hi my friends!! I hope that you have a great weekend!!!
I have just finished up a fun journal that I wanted to make with the vintage ephemera that I have from the shop. I wanted to make it with less flowers and frills than I usually do.
Here are a few photos:

Vintage Filled Journal
 Tim Holtz image on the front cover.
Vintage bus transfer ticket here.
 A vintage air mail envelope.
Vintage voucher from school district Erie, PA.
 Vintage telephone bill - 1914
 Tim Holtz image on layered laces.
 Back inside cover.

Saturday, April 28, 2018

A Couple Of Fun Journal Shares

Happy Saturday!!
I have a couple of fun journal shares this morning. One is with Prima's Love Story collection the other is with Carta Bella's Spring Market collection. What fun!!



Sunday, April 15, 2018

Mini Friendship Notes

Happy Sunday!!
I order some little vintage glassine envelopes a week or so ago and received them at the end of this last week. They are so wonderfully discolored from age that I fell in love with them immediately and knew I was going to have to make something with them. So I made these little friendship notes with some Pinterest images that I had on hand. I added a little piece of vintage paper on the inside for journaling.

So much FUN!

Saturday, April 7, 2018

Frills And Old Lace Journal

Happy Saturday!!
I hope that your Saturday has been an AWESOME one. I wanted to do a quick share of the latest journal I completed.  I used the "The Old Lace" collection from Stamperia.  I love the vintage look it has. I filled t with fabric pockets, tags, ephemera, and lace trims.

Frills Hand Made Journal
 Placed some ruffled fabric down the spine.
 Love all the fabric pockets.

 Sooo cute.

 What a great collection.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Dollar Tree Challenge

Ok, so I was at the Dollar tree the other day and was browsing the craft section (as I always do) and as I was looking the stickers over (I love their stickers) picked up a package. Then I challenged myself to make something with them.
I used gesso, distress ink in the black, lace, white seam binding and music sheet pieces.
Here's the finished project. Not sure I like the way they look, but the challenge to myself was fun.

Challenge Project

Saturday, March 31, 2018

A Somerset Gallery Magazine Project

Happy Saturday!!
I hope that your weekend has been a GREAT one so far. I wanted to share a fun project that I completed called "Friendship Notes" that came from one of last years Somerset Gallery Magazines.
I made three different ones and had a blast. The back one is with a kraft #10 envelope,  the middle is a glassine envelope, and the front one is made with a glassine bag.

 Sneak peek of what's inside.

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Singer Sewing Themed Journal

Happy Sunday!!
I hope that you have all had a wonderful weekend.  I just got the video up on my latest journal that is fun,fun,fun!! it is sewing themed and has lots of vintage goodness on the inside.
Thanks for watching!!

Sally Singer Sewing Journal

Sunday, March 11, 2018

Amelia Rose Journals

Happy Sunday once again!! I hope that you are having a SUPER day.
I wanted to share some fun little 4"x6" journals I made using Prima's new collection.

Amelia Rose Journals