hello! this is my first ever entry in a challenge. my biggest resolution for this year is to craft more
. the biggest obstacles in the way of my crafting, is that i'm terribly unorganized and lose track of projects, and that i can't manage my time at all. so i was already planning to make a craft journal, to plan and keep track of every project i do, and this challenge was the perfect thing to kick my butt into action.
i really wanted this to be more interesting than blank pages, so it was also the perfect opportunity to try out some new photoshop brushes i downloaded recently
onto the photos!
i ended up making two books, one as the main craft planner/calendar/log, and the other small one as a portable book for ideas, material/shopping lists, doodling, etc
a page inside the little one:
the inside front cover and first page of the main journal:
another page, and how it opens
the ribbon is what holds the whole thing together. i didn't want to deal with punching a lot of holes through the book board for sewing, and i wanted a way to add pages if and when i have to, so hole punch and ribbon it was
here are what the pages all look like. i don't want to overload this thread, so i'll just use thumbnails
inspiration and ideas:
completed projects (this will act as a table of contents as well as a quick reference list)
and finally project pages (these are the main bulk of the book)
there are also calendar pages for a full year, one of which you can see in one of the above photos. if anyone wants to know what's on each page and they can't read it, just lemme know.
ok, there it is! i had a lot of fun with this challenge, and thank you to leah for giving me the motivation i needed!
i can't wait to see everyone else's entries! don't forget to vote!