Thursday, March 31, 2011

Journaling Update....

Today is my hubby bubby's (HB) birthday! He's 63 today. Happy Birthday, HB!!

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Recently I sent my pages into Phoenix Peacock's community art project. She posted them today. You can see her project blog here....and here are the pages I sent to her....

This page tells about passing along a smile and how it can change things.

This page tells about how someone helped me when I really needed it.

I did both of these pages on old file folders. You know me....recycle that stuff and use it! I like the thickness of the paper used for file folders and always recycle them into my art. Just one more way to save paper, the planet, and money.

Last night I did some journaling on the pages I showed you yesterday.


I just wrote about how much I love circles and swirls....nothing too interesting.

Here I wrote about what Shangri-la means to me....

Left page

right page

Today I'm working on some new postcards. My brain is whirling around with ideas....I just hope I can capture a few of them before they fly off into the cosmos.

16 comments:

  1. You amaze me Janet with how much art you produce.
    Happy birthday HB.

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  2. WOW, Janet! Your pages are beautiful and I especially like that you recyled file folders. The story on compassion brought tears to my eyes. What a difference that kind stranger made to your life. What a lovely thing for him to do.

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO, HB!!! I hope he has a lovely day ~

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  3. Happy birthday to HB!!!!

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  4. send some ideas this way as they fly into the cosmos Janet!

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  5. Wonderful wonderful words and art! Happy Birthday to HB!

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  6. Janet you never cease to amaze me, and touch me to the core! These stories are beautiful, just like your soul! I remember several years ago seeing you at all the same blogs, and decided to check yours out! So glad I did! These stories prove why I admire you and your blog so much! I loved reading all your stories they touched me,(made me cry a little too)! Happy Birthday to HB, he's a lucky man!

    Big hugs Giggles

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  7. Happy birthday to HB, he and Dave are the same age at least until June.

    Your pages are fantastic. I love the art you've been doing lately.

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  8. Happy Birthday HB!!!!
    Oh my Janet, you have done some really sweet things. I like it all but the postcards are amazing. I am trying to catch up, but it will take time. I haven't really done anything to post, but you know me, I will find something.
    Thank you for always coming to see me, Your, Mary

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  9. I love your journaling Janet! You have been super busy... Go Girl!! xxx tj

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  10. Nice pages Janet! Its so neat to me when I find someone from one blog I read on another blog! We both did the postcard exchange and the community art project. Small world, huh?

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  11. Sending a smile your way…
    Love you pages.

    I also just took a look at all of your postcards; I would say that you have
    become the postcard lady. They are amazing.

    Have you ever thought of a tutorial for your postcards?
    I for one would love it…

    Louise

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  12. Happy Birthday, HB~!! Janet, your work is ALWAYS wonderful to see and your ingenuity is priceless~!! You always inspire me!!

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  13. Happy Birthday to HB, Love your beautiful pages. :)

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  14. Hi Janet...you have been busy! I love your journal pages...file folders are great to work on...I'm getting ready to make some more postcards and some ATCs. I also joined a postcard exchange at postcrossing.com too. Hope hubby had a great birthday...I'm late getting around to the blogs I visit.
    Mary

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  15. I ageee with Doreen Janet - you are a prolific (and talented) artist. Your journal pages are beautiful(I loved reading the one on compassion - what a beautiful man).
    And I love the postcards you have been creating lately too. What a joy it must be to receive one in the mail!
    Dot xx

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  16. Your stories brought a lump to my throat Janet, so touching. I love the way your have journaled about them and incorporated your style into the pages, and on recycled folders too, just great.
    I loved reading about your Shangri-la, it could be me talking too. Creating in my own space is my kind of Shangri-La.
    Hope your HB had a lovely birthday
    Thanks for sharing and for the inspiration
    Lee:)

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