Saturday, March 3, 2012

{renee's} travel journal

*what makes you smile*

I have been lucky enough to join in on a fun travel journal project with some blog friends this Spring! Marlene, Val, and Renee : ) These are my pages from Renee's minibook. She provided the prompts for each page, and here's what I came up with:

The photo above is my page on *what makes me smile*. I attached a cute teddy bear in the center and added journal strips around it with things that make me smile....
  • driving through rainbows with my Mom
  • my puppy Ponyo and his priceless moments
  • handmade crafts
  • fresh flowers in the Spring
  • the laugh lines around My Sweetie's eyes
  • wii dancing with my 5 year old niece
  • special moments captured in photos
  • the rain
And below was a *free page*, so I altered one of my digital layouts from February and printed it out to add in.....

*free page*

This page was *name and any info you'd like to share* in your favorite color. I added a green paper with journaling about myself and stapled the label from my favorite drink right now.....

*name and info*

Here's my *favorite quote*. I used this DIY for creating the background to help make it all pop!

*favorite quote*

For this page, I handmade a vellum envelope to hold a *postcard* of Encinitas. And I thought the little ladybugs added a fun touch of Springtime.....

*encinitas postcard*

And I did something a little different for Renee's *sunset* prompt. Instead of sharing a photo of the actual sunset, I scrapped photos of what it looks like around my home during the sunset.....

*encinitas sunset*

This page was *make a wish*, and so here are my wishes.....
  • one day to have a house of my own
  • My Sweetie and I could live in Sequim, near my family
  • to become a Tai Chi Master
  • the dishes could magically clean themselves
  • for peace and happiness for those I love
*make a wish*

Here's *a picture of you* and any random facts of things that make you - you.....
  • love to watch movies and listen to music everyday

*it's me*

I had a hard time with this one because my hand is so shakey: *doodle your name*.....

*doodle your name*

And this was one of my favorite pages, *favorite things to do in your city*:
  • visit the beach
  • take photos at the botanical gardens
  • visit the Del Mar racetrack
  • go to the Del Mar fair
  • visit the museums at balboa park
  • picking out pumpkins at the pumpkin patch
  • ice skating at the Hotel Del
  • visit the San Diego Zoo
  • walk around La Jolla Shores
*favorite places* And that's it! March is probably the craziest month I will have all year, but I'll be sure to share my pages (once they're done) from Val's travel journal next <3 Carrie

10 comments:

  1. omg love your pages Carrie!!! great job :)

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  2. hi carrie Its val. Loved your pages so much!!!! I cant wait to see what you do in mine! I am so happy we all decided to do this project, it makes me smile!

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  3. Im in love and im honored that im in this awesome travel journal

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  4. these are amazing Carrie. so spring like and lovely.

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  5. this is adorable! I love all your pages. And I too wish the dished would clean themselves :)

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  6. Just found your blog through Kara and I love your style! I pinned that triangle pattern with the couple glittery pages thrown in - so cute! And great name! :)

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  7. ms carrie this is beautifuL!!! i don't know how i missed this on my blog reader. what fun prompts i would love to try this!
    xo

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