Monday, June 28, 2010

A whole lot of colour (and a new journal page)

Update: The journal page in this post is no longer available for download. For a selection of free, printable journal pages, please visit my Printable Journal Pages collection.

I've decided to take a new approach with the ever-evolving fill-in-the-blanks journal experiment.  First of all, I'm going to try blogging them differently.  Instead of photographing each page, I'm going to display the graphic version.  I was never quite happy with the way the photos were turning out and I'd like to try adding a little colour to the blog.

I've also been fiddling with my blog template and adding a whole lot of colour there too.  This is a huge departure for me and a little scary, actually.  Usually, I prefer muted everything -- in colour choice as well as daily life -- but that's just not working for me anymore.  I want colour, dammit.  I need it.

Finally, I'm going to try to pace myself with journal posts.  From now on, I'll only be posting one or two (maybe three) pages a week.  Summer is well under way and the kiddies and I have things to do, places to go and people to see.  We're a regular Dr. Seuss menagerie!

Now, on to today's page, which includes the usual variation on a conventional to-do list . . .

and a lightning round that will take you places . . .

The full page looks like this . . .

and the black and white version is available here.  I've also created a pdf with the border you see above.  It's here.  Let me know what you think!

Edited to add:  If you'd like to add a splash of colour of your own, download the page with its border, but without colour here. 


  1. I love the colour!
    and I love those funky borders SO much!
    Good for you for venturing outside of your usual muted safe zone. I find that colour can be healing and invigorating!

  2. It's great to have your feedback, Liberty. Thanks!

    As soon as I posted the new colours, I started having second thoughts. But I think I'll stick with it for awhile. It feels great to try something new!

  3. Your pages are so cute! I'm excited to start using them and will totally be sharing this with my mom and sisters...cute cute. And..I looove your style & the color. :)


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