Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Journal, Handmade, One of a Kind

TREASURE!!!

“Treasure!” is the exclamation sung out by Queenie or Honey Man when a package arrives at the castle. A short time ago whilst wandering around Etsy I happened across a wonderful shop called Making My Rent where the awesome Amber sells the most wonderful handmade journals I’ve seen in a long time. All her journals are handmade, one of a kind, treasures, each with a story of their own and made with love. After an extended period of window shopping each journal I decided on this journal made from an up-cycled, lost and lonely, copy of Where the Wild Things Are.


The front cover pictures our intrepid hero in his Doctor Denton jammies and the back pictures some of the wonderful Wild Things.


The journal is assembled with coptic-stitching which allows the journal to lay flat when open.  An aspect Queenie especially likes for sketching and noting my many flights of fancy into suspended disbelief.


After reveling in the newly opened treasure I added a picture.


And as is the Queenie tradition, I dubbed my wonderful new journal


To see more beautiful handmade journals from Amber at Making my Rent click here.

Amber also trips the light fantastic in blogland.  To view her blog click here.  A little bird told me that she will soon be conducting her first give away.

Have a great day.
Always, Queenie

7 comments:

Cindy Adkins said...

Oh wow, that is perfection and I'm so glad that you put your favorite picture in it too...and I also adore the name of her shop--it is so clever!!!
Xo
Cindy

Michele said...

what a wodnerful find! i love that children's story and i love the addition you've made. thanks for visiting my blog. i shall follow along with your dreamy adventures! xo

lynne said...

This is stunning.
To then have your Avatar inside (I have a soft spot for Serena as she is known at The Stampsmith).
I am off to become your newest Follower.
Wishes
Lynne

Jen said...

I love this journal! How creative :) I have to visit Amber's Etsy shop to see what other journals she has.

Amber said...

Thanks so much for blogging about my journal, and I'm so greatful it's found such a good home! As you said, I am having a give-away, and anyone who follows my blog has a chance to win.

I've already entered your name, so check out the mini journal you could win!

Susie Clevenger said...

what a lovely journal...so unique...

Dezinaworld said...

Gorgeous journal :)

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