16 November 2010

My December Daily Journal: D.I.Y.

Hello hello!  
Remember how I posted my love for the new Anthropologie catalogue?
  I loved it so much that I decided to use the catalogue itself for my December Daily journal.
This past weekend, I gathered some supplies together and got started on making a catalogue into a journal :)  
I thought I would share it with all of you in case you were interested in doing something similar.
Most of my journals cost anywhere from $5-$25.
This journal was free and it's definitely my cutest one!


Materials that I used:

*  Anthropologie catalogue
*  washi tapes
* exacto knife
* Polaroid 
*  paper doily
* sewing machine

Step One:  do some paper layering with Polaroid, paper doily, and washi tapes.  When everything is layered where you want it, sew it down.  I sewed all a straight lined down the length of my catalogue for a cute detail.


Step Two:  Use the exacto knife to cut out the year in the bottom corner of your catalogue.
Above my cut out, I hand wrote the title of my journal :)


That's it!!
I will add little instax photos and stories, plans, and goals to my pages each day in my journal :)
I love this catalogue so much because of all of the sweet, whimsical photos on each page.


I will be sure to share my pages with you as I complete them :)  I think this will be a great way to document such an exciting, tradition filled month.
I would love to see any adorable DIY journals that you create.
Please link me to them if you post pictures.
xo
janel

8 comments:

  1. pretty new default of you!
    <3

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  2. Love this idea! Can't wait to see the rest of it! :)

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  3. this looks fab!! i finished my cover yesterday :) i have some pictures to edit tonight!

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  4. amazing...i actually was thinking about doing something unique and fun with the new anthropologie catalog myself, thank you so much for the lovely inspiration.

    hmmm maybe i can use the free people catalog i got too?!?

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  5. [[[snug]]]

    Guess who loves you? ME !!!!

    I got my awesome portrait today & I love it so so so much !!!

    THANK YOU !!!!!!!!

    You're the bestest ever & I adore you to pieces ♥ ♥

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  6. I love your blog and all the awesome Journaling projects! You've inspired me! It's so funny to find out that you're from St.Louis because I live here as well!! Hope you're enjoying the mild fall weather!!

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Thank you so much for commenting!! xo