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Shoreline, CT, United States
I would love for you to join me (a retired senior)in my zany crafting adventures with quilting (waaaaay too much fabric); scrapbooking (will I ever catch up?); redwork; counted cross stitch; crossword puzzles; reading; and cooking.

Monday, October 14, 2019

JUNK JOURNALING [aka Bad turkeys]

                       MY HANDMADE TRAVELER'S NOTEBOOK

After the Turkey Lurkey Family decided not to cooperate this morning--as in:

                oh, the batting needs trimming, uhhh
               ohhh---- now the backing does, and now
                    I see that the top itself is not even...
                         [This ever happen to you??] 
I got so frustrated--I mean if i keep on trimming it up it'll
fade away into nothingness!!  
Mine eyes have not seen the "glory" ;)))
of these turkeys--this top is a "T U R K E Y"  
                                        ...really....

so, before I did anymore cutting, I put it away for another day...

[I hung them on a hanger facing in--there that ought to
SHOW THEM !!:00000]

My eyes are not reliable--at least......
I'd like to think that is the reason....
S I G H 
anyway...
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And so, onto My TN (Traveler's Notebook) Junk Journaling:

Ahhhh...playtime...papers, glue, scissors, (no rocks hahaha)


I made this one from scratch last year to chronicle
Late Fall into Winter and Christmastime....

This morning I turned to these pages and began :



    
This is about Thom's making his {our family's} famous spaghetti sauce....

I backed the pages with a Wintery scene and glued various items 
on top and did some pen work..
and added my whimsical sewn selvages to the sides...
THEN:
                I have an old, falling apart cookbook that I tore up and added for the wording....

                     Clouds, snowflakes, hot cocoa...comfort on a cold, cold day...
AND
Here is a picture of the opening pages spurring me on....
    I have used old scrapbooking cards, stickers and photos of bare Autumn trees...these pages
                                       are a preview of Fall into Winter scenes...

                   THIS MAKES ME SO HAPPY...
I needed to just PLAY around and have fun...make a "hot mess"  
               "Girls Just Gotta Have Fun..."
                                                             RIGHT????

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So mes amies, Mr. & Mrs. Turkey-Lurkey (bad bad turkeys!!)
 are in the dog--uh turkey-- house for now...
maybe this "time out" will make them behave...
👀👀👀..and
hopefully, my eyes will return to normality soom..

Hugs, Julierose, La Blageuse (journaling-euse)

12 comments:

  1. Your scrapbooking pages are wonderful! So much to see.
    Naughty Turkeys can wait their turn... you have plenty of time before they are needed.
    Hugs

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  2. So the turkeys are in time out? LOL Love your journal page.

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  3. I just love your scrape book - they are so fun to make and they mean so much to others. I have had a uncooperative day myself. Maybe the turkeys will work tomorrow.

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  4. Hopefully they will learn their lesson and behave once you decide their time out is over! Love your journal pages. So creative and fun.

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  5. It's a shame those turkeys are being so uncooperative! Perhaps being locked up for a while will make them come to their senses. Meanwhile, the journal looks like fun.

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  6. You'll figure out those bad turkeys! I love your journal. It looks like so much fun! That's why it's nice to have a few projects going. You work on whatever project you feel like!

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  7. Your scrapbook really shows the turkeys how to play nicely.

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  8. Baddddddddd Turkeys.....thank's for the giggle.

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  9. I love your Junk Journal pages, so exuberant and fun!

    I m sorry you re having issues w the Turkeys, but Bad Turkeys made me laugh!

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  10. Are you talkin turkey with us? Or did your turkeys trot into timeout themselves? I can see as it gets closer to the holiday how they want to stay clear of the table.lol

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  11. Oh my goodness your junk journaling is even more creative than your quilting!! So much fun on those pages. Sorry you are still struggling with your eyes. BAD turkeys- so funny you turned them around.

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  12. Bravo!! Journaling us healthy reflection. Have fun, keep sharing. I love to all the interesting things people make.

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