After umming and ahhing and wondering about the Cash Envelope System, I took to thinking of how I would create the “booklet” to hold all of my cash.
I looked to YouTube and found this amazing video which gave me my idea of how to put my own spin on things. Here’s what I did:
Purchased lots of envelopes that just about fit a note of monetary value.
Stuck labels and sticky notes on them, the labels for designated areas that I will assign my cash to, the sticky notes to help keep a running total of what is in the envelope.
Cut card stock down to the exact size of an insert.
Stuck down the envelope to the cardstock.
Piled all on top of eachother and as per the video, worked from the middle page out to tape the opposing sides of the booklet together.
Then I binded them all together to create a booklet. Added embellishments and then cash 🙂
I’ve had to remove my blank paper notes section for this area for the moment as its looking quite thick!!
How is your traveler’s notebook experience so far?
It’s been a few months since I moved back into my Traveler’s Notebook… And for a long time I left everything boring and just wrote notes/wrote in a diary/planned on a monthly spread…
Life got in the way, I changed jobs, I was being a social creature, I didn’t know what I wanted to do with my inserts really… Until last night. I bought my watercolours out to play and fished out some old stamps… And got understatedly creative.
As anyone that reads my blog regularly will know, I’m a huge huge lover of all things slightly bohemian or indie, so I really think this screams “me!”
Without further ado… Here is my flip through…
The first insert is my purple book (water coloured and stamped) which has my monthly spread, coded passwords and bills info:
Then I have a craft fileThe next booklet is the blue book, which is my journal:
Then the back of the craft file:
The next book is the green book, which has my freestyle notes… Whatever I feel or am want to find out more about goes in here:
The back of the booklet, and the back of the clear wallet 🙂
I know it’s still relatively bare, I just wanted to show how well the covers came out 🙂
I should never have taken the turn into my local Shopping Centre on my way home this evening. I had a moment of weakness: it appears I’m trying to push my crisps, chocolate, fast food etc addiction onto another addiction: shopping. I figured I would just go to look around a little: shopping is my cardio after all, I thought it would lose me a pound or two. Never did I realise I should be losing more than a couple ;).
Once done scouring the shoes, purses, handbags, clothes and accessories, I decided to take a trip to the WHSmiths.
This is where I was confronted by my constant dilemma. The pull of the bohemian print. What is it about a bohemian print that draws me in? Just when I think I’m done with it and I’m sticking to a Filofax that portrays ME, I’m confronted with a dozen of bohemian prints and a million ideas!
And so, my go-to bohemian Filofax, my ever trusty Osterley, is beckoning me to play once more. *sigh*. What is a girl to do?
Should I go back to my bohemian roots or stick it out with the boudoir colours?!