Tuesday, 6 September 2011

Travel Journal with charm



Well, here it is.  A new journal Ive made.  As I said before I bookbind so this journal has been made from scratch.  Ive sewn all the pages together, made the covers etc.  Rather than using cardstock to make the cover, I used canvas.  I bought it on a roll and its great stuff.  So I decorated the canvas cover with glimmer mists, distress inks and then stamped some images and used printed images that are from The Graphic Fairy.  Its a fab site filled with gorgeous vintage images.

The ribbon is tinted with my own hand made glimmer mist and as always the flowers are all hand made by me.  I made the charm as a bookmark but can be unclipped and put onto your mobile phone, handbag, luggage etc.  I showed it in a previous post.

So here are the photos folks.  Any comments are greatly appreciated as always.

My handmade flowers


Beautiful Butterfly

Name done on travel tags

Book charm

Book charm




Inside the cover

Inside back cover

Back cover


56 comments:

  1. wow this is gorgeous well done x

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  2. Wow! This is amazing! What a beautiful book, made from scratch! Defiantly a book to treasure x
    Wendy x

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  3. Wow u have put a lot of work into this stunning book, gorgeous fan shape lace, everything is beautiful, Sadie will be over the moon.
    Chris x

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  4. Hi Lee,
    Fabulous work and a lot of it....Your journal is absolutely gorgeous,I love all the detail and the colours are beautiful....
    Mandy x

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  5. WOW! This is gorgeous Lee! I can't believe you bound it yourself...you are so incredibly crafty and awesome! Love it!

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  6. WOW Lee how gorgeous is this! It's so beautiful and I absolutely adore the charm bookmark. What an amazing gift

    Hugs Laurie x

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  7. All I can say is WOW WOW WOW! Fabulous creation Lee!
    Hugs
    Christine x

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  8. OMW....this is beautiful Lee...such gorgeous work...and I love all the elements/embellies hun...it's simply amazing...!

    have a lovely evening...hugs Vicky xx

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  9. wow lee this is super .. the recipient will treasure it ... a lot of work gone into this one and I am sure you loved doing it ... I did when I made my mum's 80th book ... happy crafting and love sandy xx

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  10. Wow Wow and more Wow!!!!! Lee this is magnificient!!!!! What a wonderful gorgeous project!!!!!! This is surely a treasure !!!!!! Wow Lee excellent excellent work once again!!!!!
    Hugs
    Linda

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  11. Oh! Lee, this is so amazing hun, I love all of your wonderful details and embellies. The colours you've chosen are so beautiful and then to have bound it yourself, Wow! You are so talented.

    Donna x

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  12. Absolutely stunning Lee,so much work has gone into this,love all the beautiful details.
    Wendy xx

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  13. This is fabulous Lee! I adore the wonderful book charm what a stunning creation all round hugs Rebekah xx

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  14. This is lovely Lee. Absolutely fab. Love all the details and just love that butterfly. xx

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  15. This is beautiful x pure nostalgia x thank you so much for stopping by my blog and leaving so many lovely comments x

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  16. Hi Lee this is totally awesome love all the elements and the detail is stunning

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  17. Wow Lee this is absolutely fabulous. Love all the embellishments and all the little details. Debs xx

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  18. A gorgeous journal hun it is brilliant! Also thanks for your comments on my blog recently :) xxx

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  19. wow this is fantastic lee.really beautiful colours and details ;D

    xx coops xx

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  20. Wow, gorgeous! Love all the little embellishments you've made and the colours are fab. Well done that woman!! x

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  21. Wow work is amazing such creativity absolutely stunning.

    Marie

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  22. This is fab Lee, I love how you have done it, its gorgeous and I love the homemade flowers you have added.
    Becky x

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  23. Hey, Lee, this is a masterpiece! It's really gorgeous and you've put such a lot of effort into it! I'm sure you're really proud of the results! Ruth x

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  24. Beautiful Lee...such gorgeous details.
    Hugs Emma x

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  25. Wow, this is fantastic. Alison xxx

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  26. Oh wow Lee this is simply stunning, very shabby chic I love it.
    hugs Teresa xx

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  27. its stunning lee,amazing lot of work gone into this,x

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  28. Oh wow!...STUNNING!! xx Jenny xx

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  29. What a b'ful project Lee... Its super duper gorgeous... All the elements of the projects are complimenting each other so well... as always a stunning project!

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  30. the comment box has now reappeared.Lee this travel journal is sensational, so many incredibly beautiful details, Fi xx

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  31. well i'm gonna say wow too lee, what a fantastic creation - I have no idea what's involved with bookbinding but it's obviously a skilled job - it must be handy too, I've been thinking of making myself a colouring journal but don't even know where to start
    Debz
    x

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  32. Stunning. Absoloutely Stunning x

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  33. Wow fantastic I wish I could create such fab designs xx

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  34. OMG........ This is amazing. Lee you are really talented. Absolutely stunning. x xxxxx

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  35. stunning lee,beautiful work. sue xx

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  36. WOW!!!! this is stunning, gorgeous style.
    HUGZ Fleur xXx

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  37. Fabulous work - love all the detail you have added superb
    Linda

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  38. Absolutely stunning Lee-you are very talented and I adore visiting your gorgeous blog :-) thank you for supporting my blog and your lovely comments too :-) have a great crafty weekend! Elaine xxx

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  39. Hi Lee
    A stunning and gorgeous journal and a gorgeous book charn love them both have a lovely weekend
    Hugs Dianne xx :)

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  40. This is just gorgeous. I love it!

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  41. Lee, your journal is GORGEOUS!!! I just love the book charm....and of course I love your handmade flowers! :)

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  42. Hi lee thanks so much for the comment you left me on my card and wow this is stunning so much detail work love the little lace fan you made and the vintage feel is lovely great work!!! hugs from diva

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  43. Wow super work, well done :O) Viv xx

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  44. Oh wow Lee this is stunning hun
    hugs Mandy xx

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  45. Evening Lee, This is Gorgeous, The charm is stunning and the handmade flowers, beautiful work, Love it..
    Bernice

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  46. Lee, it is always such a pleasure to come view your beautiful projects...all of them uniquely beautiful!! Totally love the idea of making a canvas mini book!! ...also saw your note at my blig about getting the Rose Creations die cuts....so happy for you hon...I know you create magic with them!!...love the blooms you made below!! Wow!!!!!! xx

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  47. I am so in awe! I can't believe that you made this from scratch! The canvas material is such a great idea and the way that you decorated it is just amazing - I adore that book charm! Beautiful! You soooo rock!
    Big hugs,
    Sankari :)

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  48. Hi Lee...this is absolutely stunning. What a fantastic idea to use canvas instead of paper. I love all the wonderful details.
    Debbie x

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  49. Hiya hun! This is a fabulous card! xxx

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  50. Oh my Lee this is a stunner. A lot of work i'm sure but it so shows and is sooo worth it..It's gorgeous!
    Kerry x

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  51. This is gorgeous! You've clearly put so much work into it. It really is fantastic, you should be very proud! xxx

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  52. This is astonishing.
    Love everything about this.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  53. Double WOW on this one, totally fab and just the right elements together to complete to pic, stunning!!
    lotsa luv

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  54. wow.. i love this:) - maybe because i also love travelling and alsways have lots of "memories" from where i've been to "stick" somewhere... i think one jurnal would be a great solution:)
    hugs

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Helloooooo! Anybody out there??!! Hey....there you are! Thanks for leaving a comment and stopping by my Blog. Lee x