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Have You Always Wished You Could Keep a Journal? Try This Technique.

by M.E. Gray

Do you wish you could keep a journal? Try this technique called the Gratitude Journal

Many of us wish we could keep a journal. It's comforting (and handy) to have a personal record of your life to look back on. Journaling also makes you a more disciplined and mindful person, which I, for one, could certainly benefit from. Keeping up with the habit of writing something down every few days is nice in thought, but generally it's hard in practice. There's always an activity that's more important or interesting than journaling. Maybe writing isn't your strong suit. And let's face it, life is sometimes boring and there's just nothing to write about. Regardless of the barrier that's keeping you from your journaling goals, this technique may help you stick to a routine. Instead of the traditional diary, try the Gratitude Journal. It'll actually make you happier along the way.          

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A PC Roll-Up, Please

by Mod Home Ec Teacher

A PC Roll-Up, Please

Jeesh, I was tickled pink when my computer crazed husband decided to share some of his beloved technology with me. He pulled up a chair and showed me this futuristic roll-upable PC. Two years ago I wouldn't have believed it. It's a roll-up notebook that uses OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diodes) technology. In other words, the screen can be very, very thin. Thin enough to roll up and sling over your shoulder like a little tube. Just watch the...

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How to Make a Notebook Slipcover

by DIY Maven

How to Make a Notebook Slipcover

Fern loves to jot down notes in notebooks, so she goes through a lot of them. But forking over cash for those pretty bookstore blank books only to deface them provoked a certain amount of guilt. Sooooo Fern decided to stock up on inexpensive notebooks from the dollar store and make a pretty fabric cover that she can transfer from book to book. Tweak the construction a bit, and you could even make yours machine washable. To whip one up, you'll need....

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Make Your Own Photo Journals and Notebooks.

by Chris Gardner

The World's best Photography Blog offers tips and a video from Judy on how to make your own handmade Photo journal or notebook.

Make Your Own Photo Journals and Notebooks.
 Materials:

  1. Two Photographs printed at 4×6 or larger
  2. 50-75 sheets of paper (same size as your photos)
  3. White glue (or Elmer’s Glue)
  4. Scissors
  5. A Brush
  6. Two clothespins, binder clips, or pegs
  7. A small sheet of construction paper or craft paper (for the spine)
  8. Wax paper
Read the instructions, and watch the video, here!

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