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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Embellishing a birthday tag

September 12th, 2014
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I haven’t written on this tag yet. I pulled it from my She journal. Nonetheless, it was so easy to make these embellishments that I thought I’d show you.

First, my supplies:

1. Lay a strip of paper tape across the bottom. Trim off the edges.

2. Cut triangles of paper tape and lay them side-by-side. (You can draw a swooping line with a pencil to help you align triangles if you want.)

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