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excerpt from handmade living. this article by Tania McCartney,

travel-lovers rejoice

– there’s no greater inspiration to create gorgeous journals and memory books than a trip to far-flung destinations. revisit travels with these beautiful memento books, designed to showcase the treasure collected on travels, near and far.

collect your treasure. Part of the joy of travel is the paraphernalia collected along the way. Take a large zippable plastic sleeve on your journey and squirrel away any flat memorabilia, from receipts to boarding passes to napkins, bags, notes, photographs, coasters, business cards, postcards, even wrapping. -:- -:- -:Lay out your treasures in a variety of scenarios before committing them to paper. Mix and match to get the best effect, and embellish with squares of decorative paper, envelopes, notecards or sketches made on your journey. -:- -:- -:Cataloguing receipts will become a fascinating historical record – imagine the grandchildren oohing and ahhing over the price paid for a room in Tokyo!

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tickle the imagination | issue 01  

tickle the imagination is a new e-mag celebrating the handmade and creative community in australia.

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