hello, ohmygosh we are getting some beautiful days here, cold sunny and dry! we did get a morning snow or two but it swiftly ends and - out comes the sun. it's just wonderful. anyway, i hope everyone is getting a touch of spring where you are, even up in the last frontier!
here is a journal created from a well loved 1928 music book called "'the music hour" i love this book! the birds are so sweet sitting over the kids on a branch. it measures 6- 1/8" X 8.25", with 60+ pages. a combination of lined, velcro, linen, handmade, sketch and watercolor papers, divided by 5 double-sided pocket dividers designed with tons of pockets to hold all of the treasures that you find on your journey's.
an original page from the music book
the name/date page with a vintage lace bottom pocket, and a half circle top opening to a full page pocket. 4 of the 5 dividers have full page pockets with top openings.
back of divider 1
4 side pockets sewn with seam binding ribbon and 2 little bird charms. there is a large double-sided tag tucked in the bottom pocket.
front of second divider
the "mail" page with this full page pocket being divided in two- upper and lower pockets, just the right size for stuffing with communication goodies such as stamps, cards, notes, and addresses. there are 3 pockets, two tags and two vintage tickets.
with 3 hand sewn side pockets and a clip.
one bottom pocket with a little pocket with 2 tags slipped in on the top.
with three pockets created from a vintage railroad envelope
three side pockets embellished with seam binding and vintage lace sewn on the top pocket, with a large tag tucked in.
with three bottom pockets hand sewn to page.
a large pocket attached to the front of this divider with vintage measuring tape on the side which holds 2 tiny pins to use and a hanging clip for anything you would like to hang.
there are 3 coin envelopes waiting to hold specimens, notes or tiny treasures.
thanks for peeking everyone! good night , sleep well, have a wonderful day! -rebecca