another christmas journal ready before december 1! yea! lol. i have searched our local scrapbook stores and found that they have no christmas papers that i can use in my journals, makes me sad. also the little readers are harder and harder to find, i choose books that are discarded or falling apart with broken spines, torn and written/colored pages. well loved and well read. i will keep looking and i do have many papers that i have collected so i will keep creating journals, i just may not be able to created as many as i'ld like for the holidays. well, enough about my woes, geesh!
here is a new christmas journal/planner called " 'tis the season" with 50+ pages which include a combination of lined writing, sketch, linen, and watercolor papers, on which you may journal, sketch, draw, paint, and glue.
'tis the season cover
Each page of this journal is hand inked, stamped and bound between the covers from a 1940 Easy Growth in reading called "i know a secret" - i love that title for christmas. with sturdy o-wire binding and a...
little trinket cluster - i'll try to get a better photo
title page of original reader
there are many fun original pages from this reader included in this journal
divider 1 - name/date page
with a little strip pocket across the bottom of the page. each of the 4 dividers are full page pockets with top openings.
back of divider 1
there are 2 side pockets on this page. one of the pockets was created with a 1930's childrens music book. each facing page after the divider is a vellum page.
each page after the vellum page is an original page from this vintage book
3 bottom pockets here with a 4th pocket created from a picture form the original reader sewn to the top of the bottom pocket with 2 tiny hang tags pinned to the thread. there is a removable double-sided tag labeled "traditions" slipped into one of the pockets.
back of divider 2
with 2 bottom pockets and another picture pocket attached to the front.
an original page
front of calendar
there are 3 pockets here, on the front of the calendar layout with 3 removable double-sided tags labeled 'gift list", "card list", and "misc". the front of the bottom pocket has a printed vintage image postcard attached as a side pocket with a double-sided removable tag with vintage seam binding and a tiny christmas bell, tucked in.
with 1.25" squares, this calendar will hold many reminders for this busy month.
back of calendar
there is 1 large bottom pocket on the back of this calendar page, with a tag labeled "to do list".
another original page
there are 2 large bottom pockets on the front of this divider and a printed vintage image of "santa" creating another top pocket.
back of divider 3
3 side pockets attached with snowflake brads and another double-sided tag labeled "dinner" slipped in.
a page from another vintage reader
2 side pockets with a printed image pocket attached to the top.
back of divider 4
with 3 coin envelope pockets and...
3 double-sided removable tags with stamped christmas images.
another page from a vintage reader
a bookmark created from the spine
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thank you for looking, enjoy your night/day. stop in again, i will be posting more. good night for now -rebecca.