This past month . . .

has been a bit crazy.

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We've been on the road a lot and barely home.

So my real work has been sitting idle

and my

"playing" has increased.

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I'm totally in love with junk journal file folders

in the style of

Robin Dudley Howes.

Each one of these opens and has room for inserts

and is filled with ephemera.

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My latest obsession.

Now I need to find out how to organize all the little ephemera

that goes along with junk journals.

Suggestions greatly appreciated.

 


Beautiful journal surprise . . .

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On November 29, I celebrated the 30th anniversary of my 40th birthday.

And received this little beauty

from an online Facebook group I belong to

Junk Journal Junkies.

Isn't it adorable!

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I didn't open it until my birthday (although it was really hard not to)

but well worth the surprise!

Love this bead on the pin. Going to use this idea on a future project.

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The inside front cover had a handmade tag with polka dots in a striped pocket.

Love!

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Hand stitched together with beautifully dyed & inked pages.

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The inside back cover housed another pocket

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with adorable tiny tags.

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The finale was the back cover with a bookmark in a pocket.

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What a great birthday surprise and so appreciated!

Thank you to whomever made this.

It's a true treasure.