The inside cover:
A time when I was hopeless:
A time when I was exhausted with life:
A time to figure out my wants from my needs:
I time I was done:
Well, there's just a small look into my journal. What's your look like? Any good ideas on how to decorate and make a journal your own, let me know!
Even though it is MY dream and not anybody else’s, I still have to be logical. This can’t happen until I find those few other people who want the same thing I do just as bad. I think about this every minute of every single day. Ask my closest friends and my sister. It consumes my mind and my heart. I research, I dream, I read, I study, I design, I create, I think, and I pray my little heart out.
I need to find the ones who are willing to give things up, people up, money up, and time up for it. I am willing to have children later in life for this. I am willing to be poor for a long time, I am willing to be at a shop day in and day out 24/7.
The ones who have something to bring to the table. For instance, they can sew, they craft, they make journals, they make good tea, they love thrift shopping, they can decorate interior spaces, they make art. I can’t ever run a business where i am the only one designing and making while they get profit for it.
In case you’re completely oblivious to what I am talking about, I’m not afraid to say it anymore. I used to be embarrassed what people would think of me. Not anymore, because I know it’s going to happen. I want a store. I want to sell handmade crafts, journals, skirts, hair accessories, wallets, bags, and more. I want to sell vintage and thrifted one of a kind pieces. I want to sell art and music. I want to sell vintage shoes and jewelry. I want to sell children’s clothing and fun doo-dads. I want to sell handmade accessories for Fishbowls and kittens. My shop will be everything I love. I want it to be an experience coming to my shop. Where people can sit down and color like they did when they were a child. Where they dress up in old vintage clothing and sip on tea. I want them to be inspired by art and music and crafts.
This dream I dream will be my reality one day. I know I won’t marry until I find the one man who believes this for me too. I know I won't rest until I'm going to sleep already living this dream. I know I won't give up. This is the one thing I've wanted more than any other.
- two 6x3 1/2
- two 6x1 1/2
2. Place right sides together and sew the larger pieces on all 3 sides, then on the fourth side leave a 1 1/2 opening in the middle (so you can turn it inside out). On the smaller piece, only sew the two long sides.
3. Turn the pieces inside out and on the opening you left, sew it closed by hand using a slipstitch.
4. Now, take your smaller piece (that you already turned inside out), cut it in half, then fold it in half sew along the edge. Remember to backstitch!
6. Pull the ring onto your rectangle piece of fabric. You can hand sew it in place, once it's where you want it, or for faster results you can hot glue it.
TA-DA! You made a bow. You can attach a rubber band, bobby pin, barrette, or attach it to a headband for a hairpiece. Or you can attach an elastic and it can now become your little nephew's new bow-tie. Sew in onto a wallet or the front of a shirt for extra detail. It's up to you what you do!
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