Now I don’t know about you, but when I get out my planning gear and settle into my little corner, I feel the best thing is when one of our cats comes and joins me in the planning fun.
Lovely blogpost by Janet from This Bugs Life. Thank you for the kind words Janet!
These arrived today. Luckily they all fitted in a regular envelope so I did not have to go to the post office to collect them.
You can make these yourself but as I am hamfisted so I prefer to buy these from my favourite Etsy sellers. If you use a traveler’s notebook like I do, you always end up with bits of paper that you need to put somewhere and these are perfect.
I ordered brown Kraft folders to go with the A5 cover I am using from Glenda Slann. Monique also makes folders with leather pen loops on them and I love those as well. The dark brown exactly matches the dark brown lining of the cover and the folders were held together for travel with a perfectly contrasting pale pink band. Thank you Monique for the lovely work, and for the little charm!
While I was there…
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This weeks #weeklyphotochallenge2016, Notebook & Beverage, should be right up my alley, since I do like making shots of my Notebooks and I love my beverages…specially my coffee. Being Dutch, coffee is a thing that is the pride of every home, at least that is how I remember it from when I was young. Besides, … making coffee in those days really was a thing.
You’d have to measure the correct amount of coffee and add just the right amount of water…, but, as it is with any beverage, people get used to a certain taste, so the only right coffee is the home made coffee you’d drink every day, with a certain blend and a certain strength… Continue reading
This weeks #weeklyphotochallenge is prompt #3 from the list…Well worn. For this I have chosen my almost oldest Traveler…which was from before I threaded the edges with a sealer and just used Bees wax to polish the edges. It has this very deep dark brown color and it makes me happy to look at and hold. The cover is treated with both Bees wax and oil and this gives it this lovely sheen.
However, before I elaborate on this here Traveler, I’ll post the challenge prompts again, so they are easy to find.
and show you a sneak peek of this weeks winner in the Lady Falcon group for #weeklyphotochallenge2016nr2, Notebook essentials. Continue reading