Paperclipping a journal entry

October 23rd, 2014
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Every once and a while, I like to layer different papers in a journal entry. When you do this multiple times, it gives your journal more bulk and variety. I think that added texture makes a journal feel more fun.

Your eye will immediately be drawn to a page that’s different than others, too. The above page is from an older version of Gadanke’s best selling writing prompt journal – the She introspective journal. The entry was a simple reminder to myself. See how layering gave my little note so much dimension? Using the brightly colored Italian paper that came in the journal as the background paper really adds an extra punch. So does the fun paperclip!

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Favorite poem journal entry

September 26th, 2014
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If you flip through the pages of all the Gadanke journals that people have shared, you’ll see a lot of really fun ideas for the mini envelopes that come in many of our writing prompt journals. I absolutely love these envelopes.

Let me show you what I did with the one that comes in the She journal.

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Be brave! Free printables for your journal

September 17th, 2014
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We’ve been waking up to frost on the ground. Brrr! Like it or not, autumn is coming to Montana. Any changes in the weather where you are?

I recently shared a few printable, free journal pages in the Gadanke newsletter. The newsletter is a place for encouraging you in your writing practice and celebrating what makes you jump out of bed. I’d love to have you join all of us. I’m not going to dive into the reflection about bravery and journal keeping that I shared. (Ha – you have to subscribe for that.) But I will share these pages with you. Just print them and add them to your journal.

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