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Welcome to the business and personal website of me, Jan Burch - aka Jan4insight - owner & practitioner of Geo-Glow Consulting. Call me a “Renaissance woman” > My business aims to be your go-to source for holistic energy work and intuitive readings. My creative side makes (and sells!) gorgeous one-of-a-kind handcrafts and fabulously colorful print-on-demand gifts and more. Here at my site, you can find me on the Web, order a reading, learn more about my energy work services, and check in with my occasional musings. Legal stuff: This site uses cookies, and some posts may contain affiliate links. Thank you very much.

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Twelve Notebooks I've Been Making


I'm putting my feet up after one of the happily-busiest weeks I've had in a long time, dear readers. One thing that made it so HAPPY and BUSY was completing my largest custom-order to date: A collection of beautiful (if I do say so myself ;) notebooks a-noting ~
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This lovely client had purchased two notebooks from me at a craft fair the previous weekend, and in her foresight, she saw my notebook style as the ideal give-away to guests at her winter solstice gathering, which happened last night. I feel so blessed that she trusted me with this order, and that I had the means and willingness to carry it out!
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Her vision for these notebooks was "dark fabric covers reminiscent of a winter's night, with an oval, whitish label to evoke the rising moon." Wow - I saw instantly what was intended, and immediately went to work, bring her vision into reality. I went even a little further than I've gone with my notebooks, and selectively embellished the covers with sparkle. (One of my crafting favorite mantras: Sparkle is good!)
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To put even more of my own stamp on it, I lined the inside covers with papers all of my own design!
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Yesterday, when she picked up the finished notebooks, my client was thrilled - and so was I. She even asked about future custom orders: embellished blank-paper notebooks to get her nieces and nephews started on the lifelong project of journal-keeping. The bit of brainstorming we had time to do on the spot has got me generating a bunch of new ideas ... so guess what, I'm not done notebooking! I'll be making up new prototypes starting today - I've promised myself some new notebooks as a year-end treat, and I've got the supplies on hand!
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I have an existing notebook collection for sale at my Etsy shop - and each of those is a beautiful, ready-to-ship gift for yourself or another. Obviously, I'll be adding more as we go into the New Year. And if you'd like a custom journal, please contact me! I've got all the details for custom orders in my Etsy shop announcement and shop policies. Happy journaling!

3 comments:

Craft Junkie Creations said...

Beautiful notebooks

Brenda
Craft Junkie Creations

Laura said...

Wow, those are very beautiful! Good job! :)

Jan 4 Insight said...

Thank you both!

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