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on the Orient Express with Just For Fun Stamps--all aboard in London . . .

As you may know, I've been creating layouts in an Orient Express themed book, inspired by supplies from a past Mailbox Muse kit. Today we're boarding the train in London, and showing off a really nice, large background stamp from our partner this month at Altered Pages, Just For Fun Stamps: the Passport Stamp Background:

See what I mean?  Nice, right?  But of course it's a background, so as I continued, most of it did get covered . . .
Altered Pages has a great assortment of different city themed pages, including some beautiful ones featuring London.  I especially like the ones of old postcards.

This page features a bookmark I received in a swap several years ago;  I thought it was a perfect addition.  
Thank you for stopping by this December day!  (If you'd like to see more of this altered book, you'll find Collette in Paris HERE,  the cover and first layout HERE, and the Istanbul train station HERE.)

Happy Thursday, everyone!


  1. Trisha! I love it! I love this journal and I look forward to the entries that you share!! Digging that background stamp too! ")

  2. Your journal is an inspiration ! I traveled through the links you provided and feel like I was on the journey !

  3. Love the layouts in your journal! It's a visual delite!

  4. Charming, it makes me feel like I was there! Living through your journals!

  5. p.s. I almost got that stamp, I am so in like with it!!!

  6. Thank you, everyone! It's not really a journal, more of an altered book with some elements of truth to it--haven't made it to Paris yet, but maybe someday!


  7. oh, I love this book! This looks like the technique would make a good "wish" book.

  8. Fabulous travel journal, Trisha! Love that background stamp, too! It is perfect!

  9. Amazing journal, love the layouts!

  10. What a great altered book LO - the stamp fits in perfectly!!! Super job Trisha :)

  11. What a great background for your main images of your book Trisha. Beautifully Done! xx


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