Hello friends and welcome into 2013.
It's a brand new year, with brand new experiences and opportunities for all of us. Life is short and this year I want to savour every moment of it, with special emphasis on family and friends. I have a small family but what we lack in quantity we make up for in quality! I have decided that, this year, I'd like to document more of the good times with friends and family so I am going to be using the new Simple Stories Journalling system, along with other products such as Stampin' Up! I'm not the best person in the world at taking photos, so I'll probably only add a few of those but there will be lots of journalling and writing down of thoughts and special times...these won't really be for anybody to look at, just for me, but I like the thought of having these special memories recorded for me to look back on and to be thankful for.
Today I have a project for the Casology Challenge #25 where the cue word is NEW.
My project is a bit different than usual because it is a notebook, not a card. Each year when I read my Bible, I try to take notes and write down things I'd like to remember. I bought a couple of plain kraft notebooks from Paperchase and decorated the front with papers (PTI), die cuts (Memory Box) and some stamping (PTI). So my plain book went from this -