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items used in the creation of this journal page:
book paper
paint pens, felt-tip and ball-point pens
white glue, Miracle Tape,gesso

Happy Friday everyone!! It's the last Friday of the month and I wanted to quickly share the above journal page that I created for myself using a ton of AlteredPages goodies. The image on the bottom right serves as a small pocket to hold a letter I've written to myself about the impact of the ImPACT [a cognitive testing system used to determine if patients have suffered a concussion] on my life over the last 8 months. The journaling lists the symptoms and restrictions of our concussion patient. We lived through this not once but twice in the past 8 months--you could say it's had an impact. The phrenology collage page was perfect for this page as well as the transparency of the gelatos and the textures achieved with the mists and stencils and paint. Thank you for looking! 
It's PRIZE TIME!!! I have drawn the winner of our Operation Write Home Blog Hop prize!!!
The winner is :

Karenladd who commented on May 25, 2013 at 9:39 PM

Love your card with the patriotic image! I really love vintage designs so this one caught my eye! Thanks so much for the patriotic and holiday downloads as well! I am following your blog now and on FB!
please email me at and I will hook you up with your fabulous prize!!! Thank you for your wonderful comment!


  1. Wow, I dropped by to check out your latest post and was shocked, and thrilled to see my name as the winner of the blog hop! Thanks so to email. And I also want to say that your journal page caught my attention with that quirky image and layers in your collage. A serious subject, but with a very creative approach.

  2. Very cool page Leslie! Don't you just love how healing working in your journal can be? Take care!

  3. Fabulous way to bring light to an issue that many people are facing and finally acknowledging. Thanks for sharing this with us all.

  4. Great page highlighting the impact these events had on your lives Leslie, and congrats to Karen for being the winner of the hop prize. xx

  5. Hi Leslie
    it goes to show that crafting helps so many of us in so many ways, through health and relationship problems. I love what you have done with this page and how you have put it together, great job


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