hi everyone, hope all is well. i have listed this new travel journal "couture" in my etsy shop here . it was created using he covers of a 1915 story book called "the corner house girls" and has 50+ hand stamped pages which include a combination of vellum, vintage lined writing,vintage linen, sketch, and colormate card stock papers, on which you may journal, sketch, draw, paint, and glue.
please get a cup of coffee and take a peek...
travel journal "couture" cover
with a title tag tied with seam binding ribbon to the sturdy o-wire binding and a little...
attached to the tag.
original title page
original table of contents
original picture page facing divider 1
the name / date page with a side pocket created from a poppy and bird cutout
divider 1 backside
with 3 hand sewn bottom pockets embellished with vintage lace attached with a clock face hatpin and seam binding ribbon(creating another pocket). there are 2 tiny tags pinned to the lace and a large tag with a printed vintage image tucked in a pocket.
each of the 4 dividers has a metal, leather or velvet page turn.
the correspondence page. this page is divided into two top opening page pockets with 2 pockets on top. the top pocket is a side strip pocket with a vintage "clarks mile end" trade card slipped in. the bottom top pocket is actually 2 top/side opening pockets - one is paper lace. it is embellished with paper lace and 2 vintage buttons.
divider 2 bckside
there are 3 hand sewn side pockets on this page and a sewing machine cutout creating another pocket on top.
each facing page has after the dividers has a vellum page and some have an original picture page.
with 4 hand sewn side pockets
divider 3 backside
5 bottom pockets here with a large tag tucked in.
each tag is double sided; the fronts have printed vintage fashion images and the backs are ready for journaling, photos or goodies from your trip.
1940's bingo card
with 2 pockets and a tag
1940's bingo card backside
with a side strip pocket.
1 bottom pocket and a timepiece cutout creating another pocket on top. it is embellished with little "rosie" tied on with a vintage button.
divider 4 backside
3 hand sewn side pockets with a tag sliped inand another pocket and tag on top.
back inside cover
with 3 coin envelopes and...
3 tags tucked in
thank you for stopping in and taking the time to look! have a great night, -rebecca