Monday, 23 March 2009

When whimsy strikes

Someone asked me what I would use my 'Whimsy Journal' for. Well, it is totally for whimsy! I jot down ideas as I think of them, so that I don't forget. I keep it nearby so that when inspiration strikes (and it can be any time of night or day!) I can quickly put the idea to paper.
I print off photos of quilts & artworks that inspire me & stick them in my journal.
And generally just doodle about! It is fun & just for me. 
Weirdly, I am at my most 'whimsical' & come up with my best ideas when I am feeling a bit sad & introspective! So the journal is always close at hand at those times.
And the little girly on the front never fails to make me smile!

10 comments:

  1. Of course, what else would you use it for? Looks enchanting.....

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  2. Lovely idea!! You are very arty too!! Cathy

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  3. Perfect! (thanks for the peek into your creative pages...)

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  4. I've just started one of these and I love it! Yours is inspiring!

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  5. Oh WOW! I love pretty journals, they are just so much nicer to write in, thanks for sharing, LOVE your Blog
    Lisa

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  6. Great idea, and oh so lovely!

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  7. I love what you are using your journal for, especially love the picture of the string star!!

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  8. I love your journal and it is such a great idea! I often save pictures of things I like and then I forget where I put them! I am going to have to get a journal to start keeping things in!

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