Collage Paper Junk journal Mini Notebook Wabi Sabi Purse Size Jotter smash scrap journal insert

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One of a Kind Handmade Refillable Jotter/Notebook/ Journal Insert
aka Junk journal/ smash journal/ scrap journal
by Elis Cooke.

"Be yourself; everyone else is already taken." --Oscar Wilde

Wabi-sabi (侘寂?) represents Japanese aesthetics...centered on the acceptance of transience and imperfection. The aesthetic is sometimes described as one of beauty that is "imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete". -- Wikipedia

“wabi-sabi... focuses on finding beauty within the imperfections of life and accepting peacefully the natural cycle of growth and decay.” Collins Dictionary

The journal cover is made with heavy cover stock or watercolor paper. It has a flexible spine so that it opens flat for ease of writing or sketching. An elastic keeps it closed when it's not in use or for travelling. The elastic holds the pages in place and can also be used as a bookmark.

The interior pages are collections of a variety of papers which may include rice, bond, cartridge, and sketch paper. These pages have been stained, monoprinted and/or hand-painted with acrylic, watercolour or ink as part of the exploration and processes of creating art. Each page is one of a kind, perfectly imperfect...

The jotter can be refilled with inserts which can be easily added to the cover by slipping the used pages out and sliding the new pages in. Or it can be used as a traveller type insert in the 6x5 junk journals or the 7x5 journals.

Size: 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 x 1/8 inches or 14 x 11 x 0.5 cm
Pages: 32

***Please note the photos are indicative of the nature of these notebooks. You can choose a cover by choosing from photo 1, 2 or 3. You can also add a refill to your order.

For refills for this cover see the refill listing: />

***To make your own journal with a refillable binding see the pdf tutorial available now: />

NOTE: Colour Accuracy can VARY depending upon monitor settings. Metallic paints tend to shift depending upon the light source, so it can be difficult to capture accurate tones. Photos are taken in natural light with no flash.

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