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Topic: green leafy felt covered paper bag journal  (Read 1283 times)
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« on: May 15, 2010 04:12:11 AM »

hello....
I made this journal for the aussie just one thing swap for my partner


you can see more photos on the aussie just one thing swap gallery

every page had places for journalling photos hidden pockets and suprises.
i used paperbags for the basic journal covered with felt i had freehand machine sewed and appliqued leaves. I made the flowers by hand. I die cut shapes, frames, birds from fabric inside. Added lace, ribbon, string,buttons... The pages and tags are all inked and decorated ina variety of ways. i included an embossed handmade notebook, chocolate of course and a pendant with a tree as a suprise (thanks spectrumsparkie who sent me 2 in a swap so i shared one its so gorgeous)
you can see a video on more detail of the journal if you click on my youtube link in my signature if you are interested.
thanks for looking the journal took about 12 - 14  hour to make but i enjoyed it and loved how it finished up
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« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2010 01:57:33 AM »

It looks really beautiful, I love the leaves!

And wow, I just looked at the Aussie Just One Thing Swap Gallery (http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=345897.msg4051107#msg4051107) and it's amazing! So many wonderful pages!
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« Reply #2 on: May 27, 2010 06:17:17 PM »

Totally love this!

Now I'm off to google paper bag journal tutorials.  Smiley

Well done!!
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