Washington, DC | The Travel Journal

Our Easter trip to Washington, DC was recorded, obviously, in a Traveler's Notebook. Travelling with both The Brainy One and The Boy Child meant that I didn't have as much time during the trip to keep the journal up to date.  It came home full of pencil markings indicating where photos would go and with … Continue reading Washington, DC | The Travel Journal

100 Day Project | One Month In

I thought producing an embellished journaling card every day for 100 days would be simple and achievable.  But I forgot two things: 1) we would be traveling abroad and although I would be writing in our traveler's notebook, I would not have the stash available to produce a card each day. 2) Once I stopped … Continue reading 100 Day Project | One Month In

New York City | The Journal

And what of the journal I took to New York City earlier this month? I'm pleased to say that 1) it's finished, 2) it's looking quite fat and 3) it's looking rather dishevelled.And I love that last bit.  Travel journals are meant to look a little ragged, a little beaten up.  They're with you on … Continue reading New York City | The Journal

Traveler’s Notebook | Spain | Complete

One thing that I was determined to complete during the weekend retreat was my Traveler's Notebook about our recent visit to Spain.See that cake?  It was made by one of the delegates and it was there on my work space as an incentive/reward for me finishing the TN.  It was a Chocolate Orange cupcake and it was delicious.I … Continue reading Traveler’s Notebook | Spain | Complete

Traveler’s Notebook | Marrakech

I love, love, love how my first Traveler's Notebook turned out!So much so, I'm prepping TN2 for our next adventure. We are fortunate to have friends who have holiday homes abroad,and this Summer, we have been invited to Marrakech in Morocco.  Like last time, I wanted lined cards for the journaling elementsand settled on 4x4 grid … Continue reading Traveler’s Notebook | Marrakech

The Traveler’s Notebook

With an overseas trip on the horizon,I've been tempted to try out the humble traveler's notebook.One 'l' or two in traveller?Whatever. I couldn't resist the urge to jazz up the plain kraft cover.I've also added washi tape along the page edges,  and thin lined card stock to alternate pages, simply because I am hopeless at writing in … Continue reading The Traveler’s Notebook

MiniBook | Rome

For our short trip to Rome last week, I really put the mini into my MiniBook.The finished book is no bigger than 6x4 in a vertical format.I used Project Life cards, envelopes from mum's stash, assorted pockets,arrow-shaped paperclips and sticker embellishments.I found a home for some of the Instax images we'd accumulated.Some 6x4 journaling cards … Continue reading MiniBook | Rome

Memorandum {Bank Holiday} Monday

Monday has rolled around again, and that means it's time tojoin in with the lovely Sian and share something that I've learnt over the weekend....When the weather forecast for the Bank Holiday is shocking,it's best to look ahead to something that guarantees a smile or two.Summer travels.Part of the fun of travelling, for me, at any rate, is … Continue reading Memorandum {Bank Holiday} Monday