Thursday, July 14, 2011

Copic Marker Journal.

I finally finished a project today :)
It seems like everyone is in some kind of creative funk lately, and I am one of them.
But I popped "Bones" in the laptop and just went to work. It was wonderful :)
I finished this Copic Journal. I am so happy with how it turned out :)
I can't wait to get my new copics to fill in the colours.

I know a lot of you don't have time to watch the video's I put up, so I will share some photo's I took of them.
Here is the front of the book. I wanted to really decorate this baby up, but it will be going in my purse, so I thought I would keep it simple as not to lose any embellishments.
On the inside cover, I put a pocket to put notes to any future copic markers I need to purchase. I also put in a piece of acetate to put behind the page I am colouring on. I also made this tag/book mark, so I can save my page that I am working on.
This tab has the marker colour families. Then the blank spaces to colour them in behind it.
Behind this cover page, I have a place to try colour combination that I like. I never write down the colours that I use when I colour in my image. So this way I can play with them and then have them at my fingertips :)
I seem to colour a lot of images of girls. So this one is perfect for me. I can document the colours I use for different colour combinations for their hair and skin tone.
Onto My Day:
Last night I woke up and 4:15am and tossed and turned. Then had cramps (oh the joy of being a woman). So I never did fall back asleep until just before 6:00am. Then Hubby calls to me at 6:10 as his nephew that was suppose to pick him up for work, slept in.
So I was a little foggy today ;)
I did get to create today, so all is good :)

Thankful Thursday:
I got to create!!!!
Rose didn't have any accidents for a couple of days. Lets hope it was a one time deal.
The fresh fruit stand near our home.
Toasted tomato sandwiches

Hope you had a creative day today.



  1. What a great idéa! And the journal looks fantastic! :)

    Have a nice day!

  2. Tracy,
    I love the journals

  3. Your journal turned out great! I started mine forever ago and got as far as the cover. I really should get back to it. I think it will be a great resource if I ever complete it. :)

  4. Wonderful job on both journals!! I don't know which one I would pick as a fav! I'm sure those that are hooked on Copics are grateful you showed this. What a perfect idea.

  5. I don't have any copic markers yet, but I LOVE this idea!!... Have a great weekend! ~tina

  6. What a neat journal! I'm still debating whether I should take the Copic plunge. I think I'd need to see one in 'action', so to speak.

  7. Great idea! You've made such a pretty journal too!

  8. Love the journal! I would make it as well but I only order my copics online. (In fact I order almost all of my stuff online LOL.) I can't find a better price and I order at least $50 to get free shipping and no tax. I just placed two huge orders and will probably place another one soon. MUST STOP SHOPPING! BTW I ended up using a 3 tiered spice rack that attaches to the cabinet door for my wood stamps. I filled it up with my small collection of stamps. Good thing I bought 2!

  9. Love the journals Tracy,such a great idea!! I did make the mistake of ordering the same..ACK, good thing it was only on one copic though. I now have a sheet to keep track, but those journals are so dang cute!

  10. Ohhhh i just love this Tracy...super fine.
    I so need a bind it all. I do use promarkers but i can do the same, love love the idea for the hair and skin colors...other than the skin i always forget which colors i use for hair....very helpful. thanks for sharing.

  11. Nice journals! I have small ones for all of my supplies too...I hate buying two of the same color!

    And BTW...toasted tomato sandwich! Sounds lovely! Now I'm hungry!

  12. very nicly done.. i love the book.....scrapbooker never seems to amaze me.. thanks for sharing..

  13. Ooh pretty!!! What a fabulous idea!

  14. FABULOUS! You did an amazing job! ~Shen

  15. Wow, I so totally need one of these! Wonderful job as always!


  16. You will be so organized with all those Copics. Way to go.


  17. What an awesome idea! I'm a sucker for any kind of a notebook, but especially one that's as useful as this!

    Glad to hear you had TWO accident free days with Rose and I too love toasted tomato sandwiches!

  18. What a great idea! I could use one of these -- yet again... thanks for the inspiration!

  19. So pretty! I wish my recipe box were even a third that organized. I made pancakes this morning for the-guy & I swear I spent longer looking for the recipe than I did actually mixing the ingredients! I'm not even kidding. I need to get my recipes under control. Anyway, it's beautiful!

  20. WOW your Journal is so gorgeous, and so useful. I really need one of those for my distress inks, you are so full of wonderful ideas for albums etc.
    Thanks for sharing your fabulous creations
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  21. Oh so sweet of you girl! I love them. I don't have them all knot head. But now you DO!!!! LOL
    This is so stinking cute. great job my friend. Glad Rose seems to not be pissed at you anymore. This is good.
    have a great day.


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