Thursday, August 19, 2010

Journal Pages, Thrift Store Treasures, and Excerpts from Remains of the Day Journal #1...

I'm having so much fun filling up my little journal! About one more week and it will be all full! Here's a peek at the latest pages.

I folded this one in half to make a pocket...

and since Harry Potter was on my mind, here's what I put in the pocket...

The only downside to these journals that use all different kinds of paper, is that I am having a heck of time figuring out what pen to use in them. It's driving me crazy. Hence all the different pens you will see on these pages...


I stopped by my favorite thrift store again and it was overflowing with groovy goodies!!! Check out all the stuff I got...
It's all going to make great journaling fodder!!!


Oh, oh, AND...

I FINISHED MY FIRST REMAINS OF THE DAY JOURNAL!!! It's got two signatures, and a total of 80 pages. Here are a few pics of how it turned out...










I will share more pages as I fill them up.


How has your week been going?

13 comments:

Marit said...

Oh my goodness Michelle... I've only been away for 3 days and yet I have to catch up a LOT on your blog. Where to start?? Awesome pages my dear!!! LOVE the mixed journal (former post) and this one is gorgeous too - the use of all the different pens is great! (I too struggle with this sometimes...) Seeing all this, my hands start to itch to create again after a few days "rest"...

Lena said...

Totally WOW!!! I LOVE it!! You made gorgeous pages to go inside this cover!! You're sooo good at making albums such as this one!!!

Alison said...

Loving all your goodies you got....I have jsut got myself a zutter and will be going second hand shop shopping for album covers over the next few weeks to see what i can find. Love your journal

jenny said...

Totally gorgeous Michelle... your journal is absolutely wonderful...
and I love your thrift store treasures....what a find!!!

Jenny x

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Wowwwwwwwwwwwwwwww!!! I love love love love these Michelle!!!! I am loving the beading, the colors....and love that you used an envelope that someone sent you as one of the pages and loveeeeeeeeeee your thrifty finds! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Kip said...

This is fabulous!!!!!!!

cheryl@scrapaddict4sure said...

Wow I feel lazy! Good job though
and finding different pens frustrates me,too.

Deb said...

Incredibly delicious eye candy, here, both in your art journal pages and thrift store finds. (My parents had that Jackie Gleason album, so it brought back some happy memories for me). Your creations are always fantastic, whether in the form of scrapbook pages or your journals. BTW, what white pen do you prefer to use? I'm still searching for a "good" one.

Anonymous said...

I love it. You are so creative. I sent you an email on the pens I use.

Nicole Austin said...

truly beautiful and colorful pages! i saw your post on the ROD yahoo group and followed it here to your blog! i'm glad i did! :)

nicole

Peggy said...

Wow Michelle, your latest posts are blowing me away!!! I'm planning on starting an art journal and doing some mini-albums in the next month or so, and I'll be visiting your blog for inspiration, no doubt about that!!! I like all those different sized papers in the journals ... I hadn't thought about doing that, but it sure looks cool, so I think I'll give that a try.

Anyway, just wanted to say thanks for all the inspiration, keep posting LOL!!!!!

Hugs xxx Peggy

Irma said...

love the beads on the spine of the journal!
BTW, thanks sooo much for the tote organizer...I just got it the other day...perfect!

Chris said...

Great finds - and OMG what a cool cool journal!!!!