And, if you're not the crafty, creative type, you can special order "little books" from her as well!
Here are a couple of the books I've put together so far:
Our church gives out note sheets for each sermon. Until now they have just been piling up all over the apartment. Now they have a place to go!! This cover is made from a gift bag and the tag is a paint chip sample that I sewed on using embroidery floss.
This one I learned in the Art Journal class I took over the summer. I used pages from catalogs; mostly Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie and David's Bridal. All the pages were folded in half and the binding is made from embroidery floss. I have titled this book "September" and will use it to write about and document what goes on in this coming month:
Here is one of the empty pages.. It's good to use papers with lots of empty space to write in:
This is my favorite. It's called "31 questions". The cover is made from a cereal box (nice and sturdy). Each page is a difference type of paper I found around the house. A lot of scrapbooking papers, lined paper, envelopes, etc. This is based on this beginning of the year challenge I started (and never finished). It's a good journal to do in January OR on your birthday:
Here are a couple pages..
This is a wine bag from Trader Joes. I hand wrote this question with a sharpie.
This is graph paper and the question was printed out and glued on.
I'm always looking for new ways to document life. And of course if it's crafty, that's a plus! I hope this inspires you to be creative about documenting your life as well.