I know, why wouldn't the title of this post be 'Journal Exchange Journal'? Well because I couldn't ever find a journal I liked! I'm helping April at Gingerbread celebrate her blogiversary by participating in her Journal Exchange. This might look familiar....
I thought it a fun, great idea since I use a notebook to plan my week and make notes.
And I actually have a journal that's ready to use, but I wanted to embellish it and wasn't getting any ideas. So for the past few weeks I've been on the look out and finally I found a cute notebook at Target!
I think it's pretty cool for a few reasons....
1. it's a pretty pink
2. it's monogram...comes with letters and even a few graphics!
Then I remembered my first Pick Your Plum purchase and the crafty light bulb came on!!
Then I dug in my ribbon stash and found these pretties....
The suede piece I've had for a long time, can't even remember why, where, or what. And the ombre ribbon came from a floral/gift shop that I used to work at and is actually floral ribbon but it's orange and unique and that's why I have it!
I then went through all my flowers and picked these...
After playing around with where I wanted what to go I busted out the hot glue gun and started gluing!
First I weaved the tiny pink ribbon in the grommets of the suede strip and lightly glued the ends down. Then I glued the solid orange ribbon to the straight edge of the suede. Next I added the ombre ribbon next to the solid orange and glued my now orange with pink suede strip to the notebook. Finally glued down the flowers to the bottom right corner of the initial.
What do ya think? I think K is for Kute!!
I love how it turned out!!
Happy Anniversary April!!
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~This post is sponsored by Pick Your Plum.~