At our house we’ve been working over some big, game changing possibilities. It’s a little daunting and I feel like I’m on a roller coaster ride of life. Excitement and anticipation pull me up, up, up. Doubts and fears shoot me right back down. Today I decided to take action. Inspired by this and this I put together a Rainy Day File of sorts.
As I was preparing this post and went looking for the inspiration links I realized that it’s nearly exactly the same as the one at Oh Hello Friend. Hmm. Must have made a huge impression on my mind. Such a great idea. 🙂
Regardless, you’re still going to get the post I put together. Just call it my take on a fabulous project that turned out surprisingly close to exactly the same…
The papers I used are, very appropriately, from a paper pack called Cirque Du Ciel. I created a PSD file with the strips as masks if you’re interested, it’s in the box. You can drop in whatever papers you choose. The jump rings are from Michael’s I think they were $2.99 [even less with a coupon].
These were a little small to type up. If I were to do this again [and I think, at the very least, I will be adding to it] I will type first cut second. Handwriting is always nice and easy too.
That sexy beast for breakfast one is awesome. I laugh every time I read it.
To wrap up the project you just roll up your strips and secure them with a ring [though I think a paper strip or string would work just as well] I like that the rings are non-destructable and therefore reusable and they hold their form while trying to stuff the papers through. Fill the jar.
Add a label [also included in the paper strip download]. Done and done.
So that’s it. Easy peasy. This is what I needed in my life today. I really really love the idea of turning it into a jar of mini love notes though. I think I’ll try that next.
One last photo of my lovely typewriter. I got it for $5.00 a few years ago. Didn’t even know I was looking for one. Awesome.