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My name's Alison but for reasons too long to go into I'm known as Cockney Blonde or CB for short. I've been rubber stamping for several years but now spend most of my time either knitting or crocheting. However, with the advent of a New Year I have bitten the bullet and am tackling my usually hated pastime of sewing. I've even bought 'Sewing for Dummies' to guide me on my way. I've been with my hubby Dave for 24 years and between us we have 4 kids and 5 grandkids. We also have 2 cats and a dog, the latter features as my 'photo' image. I used to be able to blog daily but these days I struggle to blog weekly. Hopefully now we are settled into our new home in the country, I can get back to a daily (well almost) update from the room I now have to share with hubby. No more personal crafting space for me!!! Thanks to all the blogs and sites I follow for all your brilliant inspiration, and thank you to everyone who finds the time to comment on my blog.

Saturday, 17 July 2010

Journalling 1

Hi everyone. Thought I'd show you one of my prepped journal pages which may have been added to by the time you read this.

By now we will have landed in Gibraltar and have checked into our Hotel Caleta and should be wandering among the Barbary Apes, lol.

This journalling book is fab as it has a mini concertina file in the bag for holding all the bits and pieces you collect on holiday, tickets etc. Got it at Art From The Heart. This is the middle sized journal.

More pages tomorrow, x


  1. Ask the apes if they remember Louisa.... Dave's Mum was born there!
    Hope you are having a great time.

  2. Fab colours and it's looking good, so far. I'm surprised at the lines (or squares, lol) - I've always thought journals should be on plain paper, though I don't suppose it matters. I'm doing one as an altered book :D

  3. ooh gorgeous Alison, love those, just asking to be journalled upon.

  4. What a gorgeous journal and what a fab idea - much better than scrapbooking. xx

  5. What a great idea. Lynne M x


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