all things new // wildflower journal


I am starting a new mini-series in honor of Spring (my favorite season!) called all things new. It will be DIY crafts that are simple, practical, and related to Spring! To kick it off I decided to make myself a new journal where I can jot down whatever comes to mind related to blogging. I've been finding myself filling my school notebooks, post its, and random notepads with so many ideas and thoughts... so this was much needed. 

You will need:
- notebook
- scrapbook paper
- small fake flower arrangements
- hot glue
- fabric scrap
- scissors
- pencil
- sharpie

1. Trace notebook onto scrapbook paper, cut & paste onto cover
2. Cut off the flowers from the arrangements & align into wreath, or whatever design you want!
3. Glue flowers
4. Add quote, word, or whatever your heart desires
5. Cut long strip from fabric scrap & glue about an inch of it into the middle of the notebook

Spring is seriously the best. Just when you think you might burst from cabin fever or that the cold Missouri wind might rip the last bit of warmth from your heart, the birds start to sing outside your window and the sun comes out. It's that feeling of coming out of a season of cold darkness and into the warmth that makes me love Spring so much. After all, you learn to truly appreciate moments of sunshine when you are used to the cold winter clouds. It's just like life. Right now I am definitely in some cold winter clouds. But I am holdin' out and holdin' on for those new spring flowers to start budding. 

But until then, I'll stare at my cute little journal :]

What did you create today?
- sharon


  1. Loving what you've done with this notebook! It is so creative and look so lovely now! Thanks for sharing! Xo, M&K at

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    1. Thanks Chelsea! The best part is that it's also easy!! :]

  3. this is so cute!! i really like it, i've made some journals too but never used scrapbook paper, great idea and i really like the paper you choose too! perfect for spring!!

    1. Thank you kaila :] It's crazy how many ideas are out there for journals. I could never run out! Which is a problem for someone like me who gets sick of a journal after about 2 weeks. Haha but yea It's such a fun and easy craft to work on. So glad you like it!

  4. How pretty! You are so creative
    :) Liz @

    1. Thank you Liz :] Such an easy project. Plus I have tons of leftover flower so maybe I'll make some more for a giveaway!

  5. This is the CUTEST diy! I'll definitely have to try something like this soon :) I just found your lovely blog! Following!
    xo Heather

    1. Yayyyy this made my day. So glad you love it and my blog! Looking forward to getting to know you!

      Totally going to check out your blog now!
      Thanks for visiting Heather!

      xo sharon

  6. LOVE the ring of flowers! Such a cute idea x

  7. Found you in a round-up by The Nectar Collective. This is SUCH a beautiful journal. I really love the circle of flowers...and your handwriting is so whimsical. Brava!

  8. I have loveloved this simple and sweet idea since seeing it on your blog about a month ago. I just created a Spring Inspired DIY Roundup on my blog (actually, Lauren mentioned it above!) and used this wonderful journal in my list. Thanks so much for the inspiration. :)



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