Monday, 4 February 2013

My first Circle Journal.

After what seems like months of waiting I finally got the news from UKS last month that 4 other Circle Journal newbies were ready to embark on this new exciting project with me.
We chose the name "Flyers" for our group and then quickly came up with the theme and size of our journals, we also decided to do double page LO's not singles.
Heidi's chosen theme is "favourite song lyrics"; Jools picked "in these shoes?? I don't think so"; Elaine went with "favourite places"; Becky, "childhood memories" and I decided on "sights that made/make us go WOW".
The first pages I created were for Heidi, the song I chose was a favourite of mine "Sympathique", performed by Pink Martini, sung in French.
left hand page
As we are all newbies the rules for our cj are a little different, the main one being that we don't mail the actual book to the next person, only the pages. 

lhp with tags visible
We each assemble our journal as we receive the pages.

right hand page
rhp reveal
Because I live in Normandy I was worried that my pages might be delayed in arriving at Heidi's so I mailed them ahead of the Feb 4th assigned mailing date.
They left on Thursday and arrived on Saturday!
Now that I know how efficiently La Poste and Royal Mail can work together I won't be so worried next time when I mail out Jools' pages.
tag with cd cover photo, tucks inside rhp
I added some song lyrics to the image
using ashampoo photo commander
I'm thrilled to say that Heidi thinks they're beautiful, what do you think?


  1. Maggie,
    Just gorgeous! I need to do this!

  2. Lucky me the pages are even better in real life, Thank you.

  3. This is lovely. I really enjoyed taking part in circle journals.

  4. I Think its Gorgeous! Not done one for a few years :)

  5. I agree they are gorgeous!
    Sue x

  6. Love this page.. Now can't wait for it to be my turn to receive your gorgeous pages.