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Decorated Journal using Stampin' Up! Hello Life and SB93 sketch

I LOVE notebooks and journals, I have a zillion of them :) I especially love giving them a personal touch which is what I have done with todays Stamping and Blogging sketch, SB93. Love this awesome quote stamp in the Stampin' Up! Set Hello Life in the 2015 Occasions Catalogue. I think it's perfect for a DIY/handmade journal, don't you?

Stampin Up Hello Life DIY Handmade journal using chalkboard paper by Claire Daly Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia for SB93

For the background stamping, I just very randomly inked my background stamp with Crumb cake ink and applied uneven pressure as well. Love the haphazard effect it gave, as it contrasted nicely with the brighter colours. The little flag pieces are actually bits from the Saleabration Project Life mini cards. You can check out all the products I have used at the bottom of the post.

Here is the sketch we had to work with this week. Sandi has done such a fabulous job with our sketches.

SB 93 Feb 25

Now it's time to visit all the other Stamping and Blogging design team ladies around the world. Such a lovely bunch of talented demonstrators. I am so grateful for their friendship and inspiration.

Sandi MacIver, USA 

Amy Koenders, USA

Michelle Last, UK

Lee Conrey, USA

Claire Daly Australia (that's me!)

Caroline van der Straaten. Netherlands 

Marine Wiplier, France 

Kerstin Kreis, Germany 

Shelagh Freemantle. Canada 

Patrice Halliday-Larson, New Zealand 


Thanks for visiting. look forward to seeing you back here soon,


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This is fabulous Claire! Great colors and layering. I love your chevron background. I have one of those journals and I really need to pull it out...thanks for the inspiration!

I adore what you have done with this little jounal Claire. I'll be casing this for sure. Love it!

Loving your take on this weeks sketch, your journal is just gorgeous Claire. Perfect amount of colour and great idea creating the flags using the project life mini cards.

Claire I love this card, so many cool elements from the stamped background to the awesome chalkboard sentiment

I do love books and journals too ! Yours is really gorgeous !

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