Journey 3: Lost and Found, almost done

The last journal prompt from the Soul Journal Yahoo Group was called “Lost & Found“.  I am about half way through and wanted to post what I have so far.

Here is the full spread.  I used lots of my ephemera from a recent trip to San Francisco.  Some of the items include a Street Car stub, room service stub, business card, dry cleaners receipt, Starbucks cup holder, United Airlines “Heavy” luggage tag, Museum of Modern Art ticket and a few odds and ends.  Notice on the left side I have arrows pointing to a card.

That was a hotel key that had the coolest looking Koi fish on it.  I just had to find something to use it for and this was it.  I glued down a fortune that I received from a cookie and then used glazing to color over the card, removing some of the glaze that covered the fish.

On the back side, I cut out part of a street map, glued it down and used the same glazing on the back.

I love how this turned out.  Isn’t recycling fun?  I’ll be finishing this spread over the next few days so stay tuned for more.


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5 Responses to Journey 3: Lost and Found, almost done

  1. Christy says:

    Not finished as it is but wow it is lovely. I like that you made a pocket for the card so that both sides can be seen, not to mention you can pull it out and thus it is a tiny bit interactive. Love the glazing and I can see why you liked those little Koi fish. Just wonderful!

  2. myjoyfulljourney says:

    This looks soooooo cool!! It is so interesting to read why you have chosen these items too – thanks for that. ~HUGZ~
    Joy >i<

  3. Sue says:

    Hi Marci – what beautiful pages. an’t wait to see them finished. Will visit again … Take care

  4. This is so beautiful, Marci … and the doodling around the elements adds such a nice effect!

  5. Mary Hunt says:

    looking great…i thought you were supposed to ‘return’ those key cards!
    what you did with it is a terrific way to remember the time spent where you went!
    aren’t you clever

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