Summer Camp by Kate Hadfield and Sahlin Studio
Ledger Papers, Summer Camp Snipettes, Recreational Icons, Travel Mixed Media and Snipettes: Travel by Sahlin Studio
How to bind the book is what I pondered most. I love stitched books, but, alas, I do not own a stitching machine. Nor do I have a Bind-it-all or a similar fantastic machine. Since I already bound my previous travel book with rings, I wanted to go with something different. After much consideration, I found the simplest solution: use masking tape! It's easy, quick, cheap, and fun!! The fact that it comes in a pretty blue too was an unexpected bonus! :) In the process, I also finally fired up my Silhouette after a couple months of laziness and cut a bunch of cute elements for my album.
Here are a few details:
I used Mod Podge to glue down the tree and the title, but since I have now fallen in love with said masking tape and wanted the book to have a cohesive look, I added a few bits on the cover as well. :)
In the inside cover, I printed a pretty map of Alaska.
The inside pages are done with the new ledger papers by Sahlin Studio from this month's BYOC, printed on plain copy paper.
I bound the internal pages with regular masking tape. I love the look!
And here's my favorite part! Lots of colorful word strips to glue inside the journal!! I am bringing a glue stick with me (sigh, Mod Podge is liquid and I cannot bring it with me) to glue them as I go. That envelope (from the post office) is what determined the size of the journal. :)
Isn't it cute that the tree continues on the back?
I don't know if I'll ever manage to follow up and print some pictures to put in the album after we're back, but at least I will capture all the journaling while we're there.