My mom is baking bread for us to have with supper. I love when she does this. It makes the house smell wonderful. I will learn how to do that one day, too. I will be cooking in my new place so she is going to have to teach me a few things. It might take a while, but I think I will get it eventually.
I was thinking the other day about the difference between blank journaling books and altered books. I don't like the idea of a blank, white page staring at me so I usually just go about and quickly make backgrounds. I started thinking about altering books lately because I figured that it wouldn't be a blank, white page. It would already have stuff on it so maybe I wouldn't be so scared of it. After all this went through my mind I thought about our library here in town. They have a tiny book sale in the back where paperbacks are $.25 and hardbacks are $.50. I went the other day and look at all the goodies I found over there. I got all of these books for $2.50. That's a lot of journals for me to go through later. I picked them for there size mainly. They weren't too thick and they weren't too small. Most of them are paperback too, so they will bend easily when I open them. I surely didn't tell the librarian what I was gonna do with them though. She would have freaked out. I figure that no one is loving them in a stuffy old back room anyway so why can't I take them home and love them as I alter them. :) Anyone else agree with me, or do you disagree that I shouldn't "ruin" a book like that?!?
They also had a box that said magazines, please take some. So, I got all these magazines for free. Yay...more stuff to cut up and collage with. I got a lot of Better Homes and Gardens, maybe I will get some ideas about how to decorate my new house.
I borrowed this book from the library. I thought it was really cool. I always just use my own handwriting in my journals so I thought that this would be a fun way to expand my horizons, so to speak. It is a really fun book. I never think about drawing my words this way, but I might have to start now!!!
I hope everyone had a good weekend. Enjoy your sunday because the dreaded Monday is right around the corner. haha :D