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« on: July 24, 2011 01:36:02 PM »

First attempt at a journal cover, and I made it for my sister whose husband passed away 10/10/10, from Cancer. After 29 years of marriage, at 51 she found herself a widow, so she told me she started keeping a journal to help her deal with the loss. His birthday is coming up on Aug 5, so this is a gift for her.

Daffodils are her favorite flower, and I wanted to make it something bright.

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Inside with journal, rickrack bookmark and shows the daffodils on the journal pages. (pure accident)

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Learned a lot from making this one, so no doubt there will be more made. Thanks for looking! Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: July 24, 2011 01:45:45 PM »

It looks fantastic and is such a wonderful and thoughtful gift. 
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« Reply #2 on: July 24, 2011 01:47:28 PM »

This journal is so lovely!  Your sister is going to love it.
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« Reply #3 on: July 24, 2011 02:28:00 PM »

What an awesome gift HSG! I'm sure she'll love it. Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: July 24, 2011 03:04:42 PM »

A wonderful and thoughtful idea, and so beautifully made! She will treasure it I'm sure Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: July 24, 2011 03:52:14 PM »

So pretty! I bet she will love it.
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« Reply #6 on: July 24, 2011 04:35:52 PM »

It's beautiful! What a sweet gift for your sister.
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Awww thanks all! Smiley
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