Wednesday, 25 April 2012

Journal Ready...

for my hols! Not that it's a long or exciting one, (still in the UK :( ) but I think it's a much needed one. A week divided between staying with friends and then family so I knocked together this small junk journal:
Made out of a tissue box:
And filled with leftover torn papers for interest:
And I'll be taking my travel kit, the contents of which can be found here:
It has acrylics, watercolours, crayons, pens, collage...but I think I'm going to add a little pot of embellishments too, like I did with my last travel journal.
So I've been VERY busy making videos, I have a bug, I know it lol and will post them on here before I leave, or you can check them out at my channel. Some really fun tutorials that I got so excited about I just had to make them, even though I had nearly no time for it lol but when the British get a bee in their bonnet I believe we're terrible till we actually do it...so I did it :)
Off to pack but I'll be back tomorrow :) xxxxx

13 comments:

  1. Have good break Jenny. We are of to North Wales a week Saturday and I can'y wait.
    Saw a couple of the videos at the weekend - love the travel kit so a big thanks for keeping them coming.
    Thanks also for your kind comment on my blog about my Altered Book daisy painting.

    Ann B
    x

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  2. Have a glorious time!! I love your videos and always get excited when I see a new one you've posted! Enjoy yourself!! :)

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  3. Oh this is wonderful. I am leaving on a trip today too with two friends in a small card. I am taking my Smash Journal to use it up. Love the Tissue box cover. Wonderful idea. Enjoy your trip.

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  4. Hey, this is great! You have me saving pizza boxes and cracker boxes and paper bags....sigh. Now I have to save tissue boxes? OK.
    Do you think you could come up with a way to recycle/but keep old greeting cards? I don't want to paint over them, I want to keep them as is, but would love any idea you come up with. I have cards going back years.
    I love what you do! You are amazing.

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  5. So pretty - I won't look at a tissue box the same again. Enjoy using it on your break
    ;-)

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  6. Hi there from Australia! You are amazing girl!! I would PAY to see your videos and would happily line up to attend a class from you! You should be teaching!! As in a paid job teaching!!

    Anyway I'm so glad I found you a week or so back, I too am very excited when my inbox says you've got something to share again. Have a wonderful holiday.
    Love Michelle xoxoxo

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  7. Oh, and one more thing, I homeschool my little 6 year-old son, I've been stealing his boxes (cereal/tissue etc) to make journals..... he he he
    xxx

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  8. You are simply amazing, Jenny!
    This is a wonderful junk journal. LOVE IT!! :]

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  9. I love how you can create pretty, quirky, useful things out of what most of us throw away so often. Thank you for sharing your creative mind with us, Jeniebellie!

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  10. Yay! A post using tissue boxes! I just knew you could do it! Hope you have a great week!

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  11. I used to throw the tissue boxes. But I never thought that they can be made into so great work! I may try it of the next tissue box.

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