A few more pages in my Journal Petite

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I have been having fun playing with the alcohol inks and paint on the gel plate and tried it with a word stencil. I didn’t really capture the step by steps, but the only thing worth noting was that the stencil was backwards on the plate, so when I pulled the print, the words were the right way round.

I used an older Dina stamp and with all the crap going on the song lyrics seemed appropriate. I recently watched a movie about Helen Reddy, and a bit of the history of this song and it took me right back to the pre-Roe days. It feels like it is time to revisit those lyrics even as we revisit that dark, dark time:

You can bend but never break me
‘Cause it only serves to make me
More determined to achieve my final goal
And I come back even stronger
Not a novice any longer
‘Cause you’ve deepened the conviction in my soul

Now it might seem confusing as this page is made on a loose sheet of paper, but remember, one of the JP lessons was tip-ins or add ins to your bound journal. All it takes is a bit of washi tape (or other adhesive) to slip the folded sheet into the journal like so:


While tidying up my desk, I found a random strip of test I had clipped from a magazine at some point. I have no idea what magazine, or what the intention was, but serendipity is a wonderful thing. It perfectly summed up the feeling for my RAGE page:

This whole post has inspired me to do a little project that has been rumbling about in my brain for a bit. I have to see if I can find a couple of things that are critical to it’s success and then we’ll see…

WOYWW tomorrow. Let’s see if I can manage to get round ON THE DAY for a change. I always have the very best of intentions but…


One thought on “A few more pages in my Journal Petite

  1. Like the new page, pleased you found the right words as well.
    I never make all the visits either. One week I start at the beginning and the next week I start at the end….. covers nearly everyone.

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