A New Chapter

I have had a fun filled and creative weekend!

Saturday my best friend Chris came over for dinner and Dr Who which is always fun and I had been that morning to collect my DHL parcel of Fabriano 140 HP paper, wonderful quality. So Sunday I set to work making my journal ala Tracy Moore. I was really surprised at how easy it was and it only took about 30 mins, with the amount of paper I have I can make about 9 journals of 16 pages.

In her youtube tutorial that I posted earlier in the week she makes a 10×8 hoever I thought it might be a little big for the beginner so made it 8×8, it really makes such a diference with the paper it it such good quality that no matter what you throw at it, it does not wrinkle or curl up.

I have painted a couple of pages but have been working on the background of the outer cover first which I have posted, not yet finished and still the writing to think about. I have a very nice gift of an old fashioned ink pen, nibs and ink that I may break out just for this one.

I suppose for me it is not the blank page that scares me I impress myself with my background but perfection takes over and I worry about what to write and will it ruin what I have done already, this is something I am having to work on and explains why journaling has not been successful in the past.

I will post as I add to the page this week…….

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