WOYWW 34: Notebooks & Journals

Paris Notebook

I am a notebook addict. It goes along with being a journal junkie, a stationery stasher, a paper princess – well, you catch my drift! I’m one of those gals who could spend hours pouring over blank books until I find just the right one!

Pool Parties Notebook

So, I thought I’d share a few fun notebooks I picked up awhile back. Don’t you love the fun, fashionista covers? Back to school never looked this good!

New York Notebook

The interior pages are color coded by sections so these are perfect for artists and other creative souls!

Haute Couture Notebook

I recently received a box of goodies from Diane Dezso at Paper Crazy – among the yummies she sent was a Journal Decorating Kit from Making Memories. The package includes a journal, pen, rub-ons, and stickers.  Just peeking inside the packaging got my creative juices flowing. With Christmas just around the corner, why not transform your unused stash into decorative journals, notebooks, list pads, recipe cards, and the like? You can create a kit like this using products from your own craft room!

Making Memories Whimsy Journal Decorating Kit

Speaking of which, remember several weeks ago when I was making up card kits and I showed you a peek at the peacock baggie I was putting together?  I finally completed my Peacock Card – click here if you’d like to take a peek!

Well, the kitties are trying to stay cool by hanging out in the shower today, so I’ll have to share their photos the next time round, but if you visit Julia at Stamping Ground, you’ll not only find out what’s on the workdesks of artists around the globe, you’ll also meet Bluebeard and Thomas and Pablo and some of the other crafty cats I visit each week! Hopefully they are cooler than mine – Maine Coons were not built for 110 degree days!

Happy What’s On Your Workspace Wednesday my friends!

33 Responses to “WOYWW 34: Notebooks & Journals”

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  1. Helen says:

    Great notebooks!

  2. Hels Sheridan says:

    loving those notebooks.. I am one of those peeps who have to spend hours in stationary shops, buying supplies and stuff I know I will never use ROFL

  3. Babydoll1962 Kreativ Ecke says:

    Hello Sister,
    I love your jounals, my fave is the green one!
    If you like to I have a Blogcandy, maybe you will be a part of it. Translation is on the right side of the blog.
    Love doris

  4. Wipso says:

    What fab notebooks today.
    A x

  5. Sue says:

    Hi Ya
    oh what a fabby collection on note boooks, luv to mooch round stationary shops, have great day, happy WOYWW, sue,x

  6. Nancy says:

    I have loads of blank notebook, I tell myself I will have something to write in it one day!!

    That journal kit is adorable too.


  7. Bluefairy4U says:

    Morning, just love your notebooks. I too like looking in stationery shops and mull over the covers of note books, bet you buy two of the same sometimes as you get drawn to the colour and front and when you get home you've already got it. Have a lovely day and kisses to kittys JO.xx

  8. Jennifer Sikora says:

    Following you through the Wednesday blog hops. I sure would appreciate you returning the favor! http://www.jennifersikora.com

  9. Cheryl says:

    oh great books,love them love cheryl xx

  10. so kikay says:

    Following you from Welcome Wednesday!

    Hope you can follow back =)


  11. judie says:

    those notebooks are just fab, thanks for showing us all

    judie xx

  12. The Crafty Goat Girl says:

    Hi there, love your notebooks, great images and colours!

    Really love that MME Journal set, they are my fav craft peeps.

    Thanks for sharing, hugs Heidi x

  13. Take It From Me Girls says:

    Following from Welcome Wednesday! Thanks for joining us and sharing your lovely blog with our readers.

    Jaime & Kristin

  14. Lisa aka Myran says:

    Those notebooks are awesome!! Thanks for the peek 🙂

  15. joey says:


    ooh those notebook covers are so pretty


  16. Johnnie says:

    Hi! I am a new follower from Wednsday's blog hop. Glad I came across your blog. I am a paper addict too! I will be back. Blessings…

    Saved By Love Creations

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  18. nerllybird says:

    Well, that usually IS my Christmas plan…make pressies from my stash. It doesn't normally work out very well, tho! Love the notebooks!

  19. Serendipity Stamping says:

    I have never seen noteboks like these around here. Good thing or I would think I needed them. I keep notes, leters, on and on in nothebooks also. Sometimes hard to remember which notebook is for what don't cha know.

  20. Penni says:

    Wow these notebooks are gorgeous.


  21. Carola Bartz says:

    I'm actually thinking of decorating some journals, so your post was a welcoming inspiration!

  22. Netty says:

    What terrific Notebooks. Annette x

  23. Ellephantastic Cards and Crafts says:

    LOVE the notebooks!! I'm glad to hear its not just me who has a notebook fetish!! lol x

  24. Twiglet says:

    The peacock card is lovely.

  25. Nan says:

    Loved seeing your notebooks. I love journals too. Almost don't want to write in them! I just found that MM journal kit at a local discount store. It was the last one and on sale and I was trying to not be that crafter who's dancing in the aisles with her sale find. LOL! I can't wait to use it. Maybe we can compare projects! 🙂 Nan

  26. Rita says:

    I'm even a stationary store window-shopper. Great journals! Cute peacock card. Congrats on winning the goodies! 🙂

  27. Thistleblue says:

    Ohhh fab looking notebooks! Love the decorate your journal kit too! Hope you had a fantastic WOYWW!

  28. Bleubeard and Elizabeth says:

    I know, I know. I'm really late getting here. I had a good excuse, so you might want to check back tomorrow. Anyway, thanks for thinking of me today. My computer geek Scott came by about the time I was loading the linky and I think my virus problem is fixed. Love those notebooks. You have a very wide variety. Now use them (grin).

    Bleubeard is like Legend and Tsunami. Lazy and still hating the heat. Still shedding like crazy, and most days finds a way to retreat to the basement.

  29. eof777 says:

    The note books are stunning! They are such stunning collectibles. Following you from Welcome Wednesday!

  30. Andrea - Wales, UK says:

    Great collection of notebooks. Thanks for sharing your passion!


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    Hi! Just became your newest follower from Friday's blog hop! Hope you will visit me back and consider becoming a follower! Have a great weekend!

  32. Makeupthoughts says:


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  33. MrsPhilipswithoneL says:

    New GFC follower from Friday Blog Hop:


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