By the way, if making a journal isn't your thing, there are lots of other options: postcards, ATCs, envelopes, etc. I know she's planning on taking a break over the holidays, so if you'd like to get in on one more swap before the holiday madness crashes in, check it out..........
Right hand page is one of the decorative papers I started at my class with Jane Davies.
You can see the pages are different sizes, making for a really interesting 'edge' treatment.
Using some of my postage stamps from around the world.
I even experimented with sewing a pocket and making some tags.
This is only some of the pages, but you get the idea. It was SO much fun and I hope whoever receives finds plenty of space to write and journal and even add to the page starts I've created. Okay, Karen...it's coming your way!