Voyages Imaginaires

I'm not one for Journals but when going away always take a sketch book.   So when I realised that this fortnight the project at The Stamp man is Travel setting up a new sketch book became my entry.

The book itself came from Paper Mill when they were closing their shops.   The covers are really stiff hardboard great for working on.   Dismantled the book on the Cinch to work on the cover without touching the rest of the pages.   Distress Stain in Wild Honey, stamped with DI Vintage Photo and Rusty Hinge for the detailed stamps Versafine Sepia.   The stamps are Creative Expression Timeless Journey and Carte Postale, the pens are inkadinkado and birds Tanda.   Edged the page with DI Aged Mahogany and coloured the tissue tape with it.

Put the book back together then added some TH film strip, and an inspiration tag.   Some metal corners and finally added some fibers and ribbon down the spine.


  1. A great journal book Zoe. Thanks for joining us at The Stamp Man fortnightly challenge and have a great day. Angela

  2. Fabulous journal! Great vintage feel! I just got a Bind-It-All and I am anxious to make a journal! This is awesome!

  3. Beautiful sketchbook, love the colours you have used! Valerie

  4. This is so vintage looking and the fibres are lovely... thanks for playing with the Stampman theme this time, Zoe

  5. This is fabulous Zoe. I love the colour and how you've attached the film strip.
    xxx Hazel.

  6. Lush book, love the distressed look.

    Sam xxx

  7. Love this, Zoe - great aged effect and lovely stamping.

  8. Beautiful sketchbook Zoe. Beautiful stamping and colouring.
    Nice weekend and greet

  9. Gorgeous looking book Zoe :)
    Von xxx

  10. Fabulous sketchbook Zoe!! x

  11. Makes me want to sketch! Great design, Zoe! x

  12. Fabulous project Zoe ! Love the warm colours, Wild Honey Distress Stain is my favourite (at the moment!). I take a book away with me too, great minds eh !
    Thanks for joining us at The Stamp Man.
    Sue C

  13. Great inspirational sketch book Zoe , love all the dangly fibers and great colours so warm and earthy.


  14. How lovely Zoe, fabulous colours and stamping.
    Now how have you found time to do this? Thanks for entering it into the Stamp Man challenge and joining in with us.
    luv and hugs {brenda} xoxox

  15. Hi there, thank you for playing along with The Stamp man Challenge. Your project is great! I love making books too!


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