Showing posts from January, 2014

Journal Twenty 14 Update

Well, it has been a few weeks since I started the Journal52 and The Documented Life Project on facebook so I thought I would post the entries for these past few week.

But, before we get to the weekly prompts I want to share the journal since adding tabs to the Month-at-a-Glance pages. I used a We R Memory Keepers tab punch - the bracket style. I used a variety of scrap cardstock and stamped the months in Vintage Paper Distress ink and then aged the edges. I attached them using the We R Memory Keepers Tab Stickers. I really like that the tab stickers give a firmness to the tabs. I feel that they have a better chance of surviving the daily usage.

I also went through and added small pictures to holidays and noted family birthdays in bright colored gel pens.

Now, on to the weekly prompt additions.

The prompt for week one of The Documented Life Project was "Photograph, sketch, paint or incorporate your front door." For this prompt I took a picture of my front door and edited it with …

New Journal

I am participating in two facebook journal groups for 2014 - The Documented Life Project ( and Journal52 ( I am combining both in one journal.

I started with The Documented Life Project. The admins and many of the participants are using a moleskin weekly planner for this. I ordered one from Amazon but cancelled the order before it shipped due to concerns about the paper being thin and ink bleeding. I kicked around several ideas before just throwing a "Hail Mary" pass and asking the hubs to pick me up a cheap week-at-a-glance at Walmart. I figured the end result would look nothing like the purchased product so as long as there were weekly pages I would be okay. 
This is the planner he picked up. Granted it would not have been my first choice, but I was okay with it since I planned to make it over anyway. This is the inside fly pages: Because the book had a slick cover that…