Living a slower, more simple life ...
Was quite modern:
Interesting -will you now stick things in it? This is a craft I don't know about.(although as a ex library assistant and book lover I cringe slightly at cruelty to books!)
Hopefully, it will be full of things to use, places to secrete items etc. I don't mind turning books into something else, at least it will be used and loved rather than gathering dust. Some of the old hardcovers have beautiful artwork on them which I won't cover so they retain their original elegance.
Rather coincidently I have just started journaling too, but I have started with a blank A4 hardbacked book. As well as some bits and pieces of ephemera that I have picked up over the last couple of weeks I have been going through old magazines cutting things out that might come in handy before I recycled them. I have also taken the gorgeous fly sheets from a few of my books instead of purchasing special papers for background interest ... don't tell Sue from Suffolk she'll faint ;-)
Ha! Close your eyes Sue. I used to nick blank flysheets all the time from books when I was little for writing and drawing on.
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