January 9, 2013

Solutions for Your Resolutions: Starting A Journal

If one of your resolutions this year is to start a journal, we have some upcycled inspiration for you! Here's a few handmade journals I found on Etsy~


Upcycled Ephemera Journal by Once Upon a Firefly




Upcycled Mini Journal by Eco Imbiber



Mary Poppins Rebound Journal by Prairie Peasant



Upcycled Handbound Journal by Callies Craft Cottage


Mixed Media Journal by Gone Rustic


Beer Box Journal by RePaper


Upcycled Styx Journal by Coleraine Creations


Wine Box Cover Journal by ReBound Books


Upcycled Indigo Fabric Journal by Feed Your Soul Threads


At the end of the year we seem to always look back and think about all the things we wish we'd written down, and then we make that resolution:

I'm going to start a journal!

But often we let go of the resolve and before you know it another year has passed. Take the first step by finding a journal you relate to~ something that you feel drawn to. Then find a good pen and write any word you want to keep the first page from being blank. After that, don't wait for a "perfect" time to sit and write. Jot a sentence, a word or thought. A quick quote or anecdote you might have heard.

These written words will someday spark your memories of these little moments. They may also provide some insight into your life for your loved ones in the future.

Make 2013 your best year yet!
;) Cat

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