For the past few years I've been making my own diaries. Here is 2011's patchwork beauty. Most of the time I'm too ambitious with what I hope to capture in my diary and end up abandoning it for a bajillion post-it notes by May. This year I decided to simplify my efforts.
Having decided upon a very simplified yet unusual layout I mocked up the outer using a cereal box and this was my diary for the month of January.
I was waiting for the right fabric to enter my life and when the pretty blue bag passed into my possession I knew just what to make with it.
Behold the 2012 diary of beauty and joy: