Archive for September, 2008


Journaler’s Junction recap #61-80

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

howdy, little-ducky here! continuing with the recap, we have challenges 61 through 80.

I did mine using #78 before and after:

Steph went with #74 Ha, Ha that’s funny…because nothing is funnier than trying to get three kids under 5 to pose for Christmas pictures.

Suzy did #75 with a bit of a twist. She composed the journaling herself, but had Emily write it on the layout (because let’s face facts – Emily’s writing is super cool!).

and here’s Emily’s sans her handwriting:

Heather did #62-by the numbers…

Journaler’s Junction Anniversary Recap Week 3!

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008

I don’t know about you guys but I’m having so much fun going through our past challenges. This week we’re picking up with number 41 and going through 60. So pick a challenge or two or three and share your work with us!

#41: Thank You

#42: Journal a Conversation

#43: Three Wishes

#44: Mind Your Phraseology

#45: Family Tree

$46: Song Lyrics

#47: Lots of Journaling

#48: Curves

#49: More Conversations

#50: Haiku

#51: Timeline

#52: Love Letters

#53: Once Upon a Time

#54: Deja Vu

#55: Gifts

#56: Resolutions

#57: Party Time

#58: Bullet Points

#59: Bad Photos

#60: Abbreviations and Acronyms

I chose to do number 60: Using Abbreviations and Acronyms

Heather chose number 55: Gifts

Suzy chose #53: 3 wishes

Emily did a thank you:

and Ducky will be placing her’s here:

Journaler’s Junction 2nd Anniversary RECAP continued!

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

We had so much fun last week that we’re going to keep it going with the next 20 challenges.

Choose one, a few, or all of them if you’re so inclined and show us what they inspire you to do!

#21 use only verbs

#22 hide your journaling

#23 what makes you laugh

#24 inspired by song

#25 pros & cons

#26 use your own handwriting

#27 journal light

#28 look a little deeper

#29 journal an emotion

#30 not your voice

#31 something you hate

#32 What’s YOUR name?

#33 family tree

#34 journaled by design

#35 quote, unquote

#36 caption it

#37 quirks

#38 journal a reason why

#39 when you realized something

#40 one word on a line

ducky here, I’m adding the layouts that we have so far:

emily’s: 

heather’s “journaling light”:

stephanie did #34, journaling by design:

ducky’s; use your own handwriting, what makes you laugh, and “journaling light”:

suzy did what makes you laugh:

Journaler’s Junction 2nd Anniversary RECAP! (1-20)

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

It’s been two years that the Journaler’s Junction has been in business, and we thought it would be fun to do a recap this month. Pick one, two, or three of the first 20 challenges and create a layout or two…

 

#1 write it how you say it 

#2 you are worthy

#3 the title is part of the story

#4 the phrase game

#5 talk about an old picture

#6 dictionary inspiration

#7 get into shape

#8 passion

#9 say it with color

#10  write a letter

#11 habits

#12 voice your pet peeve

#13 a favorite spot in your home

#14  vertical

#15 resolutions

#16 journaling strips

#17  instructions

#18 why you scrapbook

#19 something that makes you cry

#20 journal in 3 spots

Here’s what we picked…

Suzy picked #3 with a little bit of #9

Heather picked the one on bad habits:

I wanted to revisit my resolutions I’d set in January:

and Ducky’s, using journaling strips and “something that makes you cry” :

Make sure you comment and link your layouts so we can see what you’re doing with the challenge! Happy Anniversary by the way :)

#87–This is the first day of the rest of your life!

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008

There is a first day for everything! This week we want you to journal about a first day. First day of school. First day on the job. First day of your diet…again. There are so many “first days.” Find one and say something about it. Easy, right? Show us what you come up with!!

Heather’s page:

Ducky’s page:

Emily didn’t do a layout, she decided to do a planner using the phrase. Hopefully it will help her get organized!

Here’s Suzy’s: