business side of MJ

Big changes for Memorable Journals!

October 7, 2019 |

For the past four years, I have been making handmade fabric-covered journals with hand-sewn pages. Then about three months ago, I decided to make my journals to hold inserts with elastic. Why did it take me so long to finally do that?? This way, I can make the inserts without any pressure to have them “perfect” as I am not permanently sewing them into the journal cover. Now I am having so much fun making my inserts!! It’s so much quicker using my stapler rather than my needle and thread. However, this is not my “big” change that I am announcing! While making my inserts, it occurred to me that I could share my designed pages with many others via digital downloads! I’ve spent the past few months getting my website ready and secure and to learn how to set up a digital shop. Ready or not, my shop is…    read more 

Time for action!

March 18, 2019 |

I could spend weeks, even months, just designing accessories for the book/reading themed journals I’ve been working on for who knows how long. Even now I still have so many more ideas for accessories for this fun theme. But I’ve got to stop sometime! Time to separate and compile all this neat stuff on my table for others to enjoy! Spring is here and I am ready to move on to other themes! Gardening, camping, Oregon, and Seattle are coming up. The problem is deciding which one to work on next!! Any requests??