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cyanlour
« on: July 17, 2010 12:44:30 AM »

I'm going to my best friends place on Monday and it's a 5 hour train ride from where I live and I thought I might do my visual journal or this music journal I'm starting, on my way there.

I needed somewhere to put my pens and stuff in so I bought a cardboard box 50% off at the craft store. It looked plain so I reconstructed it and here's what I came up with.













Before:


I used scrapbook papers, stickers and rub-ons.

Now I need your help on figuring out what tools I need to bring for my journal.
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dana_h
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2010 01:39:25 AM »

It looks great, I love it. Good job!
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LadyMearle
« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2010 02:59:00 AM »

Its adorable! And ummmm glue, pens/pencils, scissors, (if they're allowed on trains? I have no idea. We don't have trains!) masking tape is ALWAYS good to have on hand ... hrm. Maybe a mini fan to aid any drying?! Cheesy  Something I always carry around is my little box of watercolours and water pen.

OH! And stickers!

.... I want a five hour train ride.  This is entirely your fault.

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« Reply #3 on: July 17, 2010 07:16:31 AM »

I love that you crafted in preperation for crafting Smiley
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librarylover
« Reply #4 on: July 18, 2010 09:02:25 PM »

What a fun box to carry along with you! I bet you'll get lots of nice comments from other passengers.
Along with the pencils, pens and watercolors, I'd add a small ruler, a glue stick, a small pencil sharpener and an eraser.
Have a great trip!
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« Reply #5 on: July 25, 2010 08:42:09 AM »

looks good! i love the lace! Wink
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« Reply #6 on: July 28, 2010 02:35:50 PM »

I also love that you're crafting in preparation for more crafting. You've gotta put your own spin on things and what you've done there is a great way to do so.

Also - trains are awesome and I hope you have a good trip Smiley
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