Saturday, 3 May 2014

Paris Dream Mini Album/Journal is looking for a new home!!

I am finally ready to share this project that I have been working on. The lovely Jennifer Bishop of Dreamzetc invited me to join her as a guest designer. She sent me a lovely parcel full of her beautiful paper designs and other goodies and this is the result.


If you would like to visit Jennifer's Etsy shop HERE and see all of the digital designs, please tell her I sent you!
Digital Kit "Paris Rose" - Kit 2, Great for Scrapbooking, Journals, Card Making and Mixed Media Projects

I used an upcycled ring binder as the base, so it will be easy to add extra pages and photos. The base was covered with old book pages, tissue and lots of lovely distress inks, stains and paint. The Distress paint in Antiqued Bronze and Tarnished Brass are my favourites on this - they give a lovely rich sheen.  


For the embellishments I used old game pieces and paper from Dreamzetc with glossy accents to adhere and coat the top.


Inside there are lots of tucks and pockets and rich and luscious pages for your photos and stories of your trip to Paris (whether real or planned!)




I have a video flip through here, if you would like to look.



I would love to share this with one of my lovely subscribers and if you would like to enter the draw leave a comment below. No anonymous comments please. 
If you would like an extra secret entry, pop over HERE to Pinterest and follow me and then pop back and leave another comment to let me know. 
I will also be including followers who leave a comment on my instagram HERE and also on Facebook HERE

Good Luck and 
Thanks for visiting 
xx Michelle






149 comments:

  1. been missing ya! beautiful journal!!!

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  2. Beautiful! I hope you continue sharing your creations!

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  3. Beautiful! Hope you continue sharing your wonderful creations!

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  4. Beautiful! I hope you continue sharing your creations!

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  5. Gorgeous! I'm ordering that digital pack right now!

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  6. I can't tell if my previous comment posted, so I'll do it again. Your book is gorgeous! I'm ordering the digital pack right now.

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  7. I hope to be entered into the drawing per the you tube video. Hugs n smilz

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  8. This is just too beautiful. You do such an amanzing job :-)

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  9. Hello! Thank you for the chance to win this beautiful journal. I have followed you on Pinterest! Take care!

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  10. Such a gorgeous journal!! I would cherish it!!! Thank you for the chance to win it. I love your videos!! Everything you make is so elegant and beautiful!!
    Lin

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  11. fabulous Michelle. gorgeous papers.

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  12. So, so impressed. Love this baby. Paris.......my dream get away......always in my dreams. Beautiful, Michelle.

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  13. Love, love, love it what a wonderful journal and the papers are to die for.
    Hugs Marina xx

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  14. Yet again an amazing mini album/journal! You make the most beautiful things! The paper is absolutely gorgeous, i'll be checking etsy out right away. I already followed you on pinterest, great stuff. Greetz Patricia

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  15. Beautiful 'Paris Dream' mini album!
    Great to see a fellow Kiwi making fabulous creations!
    Off to check out Jennifer's site.

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  16. another entry here, would love to give it a new home in the UK, off to pinterest now to follow you

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  17. been to pinterest and followed all your boards

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  18. love it, been to utube, now off to facebook :)

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  19. What a gorgeous journal Michelle. Very generous of you to offer it for a giveaway. I too am following you on Pinterest. Thanks for the chance. Karen.x wintonrosepapercreations.blogspot.com

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  20. I need this wonderful journal for my trip to Paris! Love your creation! Thanks for the giveaway! HUgs

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  21. I am following you on Pinterest ..I got lost there...so many amazing boards! Thank you again! Hugs

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  22. This is so lovely. I love that you "upcycled" and old notebook. I must use this idea myself if you don't mind. I follow your youtube, pinterest, blog, and facebook. You are always so upbeat and inspiring, thanks for being you.

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  23. Just popped back from following all your boards on Pinterest! Beautiful journal!

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  24. Hi Michelle again thankyou so much for the chance in your giveaway. I'm glad you said to follow you on Pinterest because I can see so many gorgeous things...I don't think i'm going to bed early lol. Thanks again
    Hugs
    SHaz

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  25. Love this! Thank you for sharing. I am a subcriber to you on Youtube and following you on Pinterest!

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  26. Your journal is so beautiful!!! I love the elegant papers and the charms are so cute!!! Thanks so much for the chance to win it! :)

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  27. I am such an admirer of your work....I would love to own something made by you!

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  28. Just got back from Pinterest....I'm a follower now!

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  29. Terrific book! Thanks for sharing!

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  30. Michelle, did you make the tabs you use on the pages or are they part of the paper kit? Lots of dies for small tabs out there but hard to find larger ones like this. Thanks!

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  31. Oh Cherie, your book is fabulous. Thank you for the inspiration!

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  32. Oh Cherie, your book is fabulous. Thank you for the inspiration!

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  33. Where is the link to get the papers.

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  34. I have loved all of your books and this one is absolutely stunning. I am grateful for the opportunity to win. Thank you so much. I watched your yt video on it as well and the photos are even more stunning. Very generous give away.

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  35. Always enjoy your videos and tutorials. Love your work, Michelle. Thank you for such a great giveaway. Would love to win this! A group I belong to is doing its own written/choreographed production called An Afternoon in Paris. This would be great as a keepsake to record that event!

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  36. I want to win this so I'm going to try hard. Off to Pintrest and fb.

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  37. "Never to old to dream a new dream". Almost got side tacked on Pintrest. thanks again for extra chances.

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  38. Ok, did fb, Pinterest, the video and saw on instagram. thanks so much for sharing this vid with us and hope you continue to do more! thanks for the extra chances to win this Beauty!

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  39. Fabulous project ....love the up cycled book idea.

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  40. Fabulous project ....love the up cycled book idea. Love your videos!

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  41. I am a Pinterest addict...so glad to follow your boards.

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  42. Your mini is so gorgeous I have to try as many chances as I can to win! lol! Nice job! Thanks for the chance

    gina aka scrappinology

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  43. ok I just followed you on Pinterest.....I'm gina scrappinology there....maybe you like my boards and can sub to me too! thanks

    gina aka scrappinology

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  44. Amazing journal. Thanks for a chance to win..

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  45. I follow you on pinterest.

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  46. I follow you on pinterest. Thanjs for a chance to win..

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  47. Beautiful mini album. I love Paris- been twice a long time ago :) Thanks for the giveaway :)

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  48. I am following you on Pinterest now also- extra entry :)

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  49. Hi Michelle, thanks for opportunity to win the lovely journal
    Paris is my v favorite you know
    aloha Lilla

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  50. Michelle, Michelle, you just keep bringing on the beautiful creative Journals and albums. How do you do it? It is good to have you back to creating. I love Jennifer's papers also and have purchased a few. Love your pinterest boards, your you tube videos. Such a generous giveaway. I think it would make a lovely gift for my May birthday! LOL good luck to all.

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  51. Well, my friend you know I have several of your journals but all paid for, wonder if this is my chance to win this gorgeous one? Hope you and your family are well?
    June L Cross (Coventry, England)

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  52. Oh, for this, PARIS my dream HOME?
    June Cross (Coventry, UK)

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  53. I have been over to Pinterest couldn't like as I follow you? I dont know? I will go and have another look. My problem when I get there I cant stop looking!
    June Cross

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  54. Thanks for sharing (and the opportunity to win) this beautiful mini album Michelle. Your work is breathtaking and so inspirational. I've commented on your Facebook page too.

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  55. Loving your videos & so happy I can now follow your Pinterest board :) Thanks for the chance to win this gorgeous piece.. Very generous!

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  56. Have missed you Michelle.
    BUT, the wait was well worth it. What a lovely creation and I like the 2-ring binder idea. If the lucky recipient gets to go to Paris it will make for an easier time adding photos later on. Just lovely.

    One question, was this originally a boom with the 2-ring binder or if you attached this would you share how that is done?
    Thanks for all the great tutorials you share.
    Kindly

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  57. Hi Michelle, thank you for the extra entry's. I hope I win so it can come to Alaska, and I can show all my crafty friends here.
    Thank you again for the chances to win your wonderful book.

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  58. Thank you for sharing all of your hard work - it is always very inspiring. I am over the moon for this paper collection and the art that you created with it!! I took my sister to Paris in March - it was the trip of a lifetime. I have been pulling together our mementos to create a book for her of the trip. If I win this giveaway it would be so magical!

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  59. Love what you have done with this journal! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  60. Love this gorgeous journal and I agree that the pages are luscious! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  61. Love love love your work as always! Debbie

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  62. Love love love your work! Just gorgeous! Debbie

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  63. I'm following you on Pinterest. I love Pinterest!

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  64. Visited you on you tube and facebook, thanks for all the chances you have given us to win this wonderful creation xx

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  65. Awesome journal. I follow you on YouTube. Thanks for a chance to win. Pamela

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  66. I follow you all over the web....and am happy whether I win or not....love al that you do and share...and your daughter is right you need to do more vids.

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  67. Hi there, The journal is so lovely! Being an artist, starving that I may be, so my father has always said, :) Paris is a place I've always dreamed of going.

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  68. Hi there, The journal is so lovely! Being an artist, starving that I may be, so my father has always said, :) Paris is a place I've always dreamed of going.

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  69. Hi I am a you tube subscriber, and thought I would pop across to see some of the photos. It is a great book.

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  70. Just stunning. I really love these papers but the treatment (and a lot of love) that you have given them just makes a stunning creation. Awesome give away and great inspiration!

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  71. meredith Bungard5 May 2014 at 01:22

    So beautiful!!! I would love to give this to my niece, she lived in Paris and misses it so much!!

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  72. this is fabulous! I would love to be entered in for an extra entry. Thank you for sharing your gorgeous work.

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  73. I am also following you on pineterst. My ID there is fizziy.

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  74. beautiful journal and papers. would love to have this as my own. luv the videos

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  75. luv the journal and papers. would love to have this as my own.

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  76. I am in amor with this and have the perfect book to upcycle! Thank you for inspiring me to do more than work!

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  77. Very beautiful. I have been following you on YouTube. Looks like you are everywhere ;) Thanks for all the inspiration!

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  78. Now following you on Facebook, Youtube, Pinterest and here on your blog :) dont have instagram to follow you :(

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  79. Thanks for the giveaway! Your album is very pretty:)

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  80. This journal is awesome and the paper is beautiful. Thanks for a chance to win.

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  81. Fascinating journal as always! Thanks for the continuing inspiration

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  82. Back to say I'm now following several of your Pinterest boards...inspiring so far😄

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  83. Lovely album. I follow thou on YouTube. Tfs.

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  84. Just gorgeous!! I am doing my second "secret" entry right now...lol! :)
    ~KimBear

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  85. Just gorgeous! I am entering my second "secret" entry right now...lol. :)
    ~KimBear

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  86. Just followed a bunch of your boards on Pinterest!! Hope you will follow me too!! :)

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  87. Beautiful book, her papers are absolutely wonderful! Love how you've done the book :) I subscribe already

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  88. Lovely journal Michelle and congratulations on your guest designer spot for Dreamz etc.
    Chrissie x

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  89. What a nice surprise to find your boards on Pinterest. Really enjoy them.

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  90. Following on Pinterest! Can't wait to go thru the boards!

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  91. WOW - How beautiful. I love all of your work. I also have to say that we are so happy to see you back and hear your voice on a video. You have been missed. PS - your daughter is right - MORE PLEASE. Thank you for the opportunity to win.

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  92. Beautiful album and lovely papers. I would love to win this or even make it myself

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  93. Lovely album and dreamy papers Would love tohave this.

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  94. Just joined your Pinerest followers. My question is when do you find the time to do all this?

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  95. Beautiful album and lovely papers. I would love to win this or even make it myself

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  96. thank you for the peek...love your work

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  97. I am following you on Pinterest, you are so inspiring! Thank you!

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  98. Hi, Michelle! I love watching your youtube videos! You have inspired me to start making books and I have made quite a few lately...weddings, baby, doodle, birthday, you name it. I loom for all kinds of reasons to make them! Thanks for sharing your gift and inspiration!

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  99. What a beautiful album you are a very talented lady! Thank you for the chance to win, I wouldn't be able to give this album away, you are very kind. Good luck to everyone!
    Debbie xx

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  100. Wow! Just wow! This is gorgeous. Fingers crossed.. you never fail to inspire Michelle!

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  101. I just made my very first book. It isn't nearly as elegant as what you are giving away but it was more fun than I had anticipated. Videos like yours inspired me to take the leap.

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  102. Oops. Too excited to say I also follow you on youtube/pinterest and now instagram. I feel like a stalker!

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  103. Your album is absolutely beautiful!

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  104. My daughter in law just got back from Paris, maybe that's an omen . All of your creations are a dream . Thanks for the opportunity

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  105. I love this journal. I do not think you have created a bad thing yet. I especially love you little journals that you make. Thank you for sharing your talent with us.

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  106. Love this journal. I have enjoyed watching your videos. Thank you!

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  107. Sooo beautiful!!! Love it.

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  108. So beautiful, I follow you on pinterest, and you tube.

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  109. This is so beautiful. I follow you on Pinterest and you tube.

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  110. Again..it's so beautiful!! ~Dana

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  111. Again..so beautiful !! I'm off to find you in Pinterest, Instagram and fb! lol. ~Dana

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  112. And I already follow you on Pintrest. http://www.pinterest.com/princessldybg/

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  113. Please enter me in the giveaway. I have already entered on You Tube and I am going to follow you on pinterest also. (Just as soon as I figure out how to do that, lol) Thank you for the chance to win your lovely album.

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  114. Please enter me in the giveaway. I have already left a comment on your You Tube site and I am going to follow you on Pinterest (Just as soon as I figure out how to do that, lol). Thank you for the chance to win your lovely album.

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  115. Ok, I have liked you on facebook and believe that I have managed to follow you on pinterest. My friends and family have been trying to get me on pinterest for years! I guess it just took the hope of winning your album to do it. :)

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  116. I saw this on your youtube wanted to get another entry...such a stunning album and it does remind me of Marie Antoinette to...I LOVE that move. Love the album!

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  117. Beautiful Parisian journal Michelle! Great job!

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  118. Following on Pinterest as well as your Facebook and blog. Wonderful Pinterest by the way.

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  119. It's beautiful! I would love to win it
    Alison

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  120. Hi Michelle, love your romantic vintage Paris journal!! Have been a subscriber on You Tube for ages, and have missed you these last months. I do hope your daughter convinced you to do some more videos! Hugs Frea

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  121. this is so beautiful and would be treasured if I was lucky enough to win it.. Julie

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  122. Thumbs up for sure!!! Lovely album. Thank you for the chance to win this beauty.

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  123. Thumbs up for sure!!! Lovely album. Thank you for the chance to win this beauty.

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  124. Such gorgeous papers and embellies! Gorgeous work! Thanks for sharing to inspire us! and on top of that a chance to WIN it? Oh please, oh please...oh wait..am I begging out loud?! LOL

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  125. Such beautiful papers and embellies! And gorgeous work! Thanks for sharing it to inspire us! And on top of that a chance to WIN it? Oh please, oh please....wait! Am I begging out loud?! LOL. Good luck to all.

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  126. Beautiful journal. Thanks for a chance to win.

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  127. I am a follower on Pinterest.

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  128. It's amazing! followed you on pinterest too :) You have some lovely creations! I wish mine were that good! If you have any tips I'd love to hear them :D

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  129. Gorgeous album journal!! I love the thought of Paris, never been. Love it! Thank you, Patricia B

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  130. This is beautiful. I would love to learn how to make books like this.

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  131. Thanks for another chance to win this =)

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  132. Beautiful Paris journal ! Georgeous paper from Jennifer. Thank you both for your creative hard --but I'm sure fun--work on this project, and giving us all a chance to win it.

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  133. This is so beautiful! Dreaming of what to put in it :)

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  134. Following on Pinterest! <3 your stuff!

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  135. Oh yes, please listen to your daughter and continue to post videos!! I love all your creations, and check your blog all the time for new treasures!

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  136. Oh, and forgot to mention I follow you on Pinterest too!

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  137. Beautiful journal! Thanks, Michelle & Jennifer. Appreciate giving someone a chance to win this deliciousness!!!

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  138. Win, win, win. Good luck to everyone.

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  139. I went to Pinterest but I'm not certain that I did it right. Hope so. thanks

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  140. Sorry this is my email address . Alejandrinacookie@gmail.com

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  141. Lovely you never run out of ideas my sister is going to Paris next week it would be great if I can win this journal for her :-)

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