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Wreck This Journal #1

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As my lecturer helpfully pointed out a few days ago, I have under 70 days left until my exams. Normally in exam/revision periods I go a bit Hermione-Granger-level-crazy and cut almost everything apart from revision out of my life.

I don’t see my friends, I read less books, I hardly ever write. Basically I have no creative outlet whatsoever. Unfortunately, this ban on creativity almost always ends badly. I’m moody, prone to very ugly crying & generally a miserable human being. I need to do something creative during exam times.

This is where Wreck This Journal comes in. About a month ago I stumbled across a few YouTube videos where people show and tell their completed Wreck This Journal. Wreck This Journal is essentially a scrapbook with a instruction (that is easily interpreted in whichever way you choose) of what to do on that page. I decided that I NEEDED a Wreck This Journal.

And I have to say, it’s worked. I still have something fun and creative to do, but I don’t do it for hours everyday and I don’t need to devote a huge amount of thinking and planning towards it. It is the perfect creative outlet and it is SO satisfying to finish a page.

So I thought I would show you the pages that I have done so far:

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This page was a TONNE of fun to do. I basically just got a glue stick and found random stuff to glue in. The only issue with this page is that it’s kind of bulky and so hard to shut the journal properly now!

 

 

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On this page I had to trace my hands (which was actually really hard to do!) and then I coloured them in afterwards!

 

 

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I don’t seriously think there is a person on this world who doesn’t like to doodle! It’s SO much fun to do (and also colour!).

 

 

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Do you think I’ve got writing on my mind? I am SO motivated right now with my writing and It’s so frustrating to stop whilst I do my exams but do this page really helped me – as soon as I finish my exams all I’ve got to do is WRITE!

 

 

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For this page I was really inspired by a similar one I found on Pinterest. I thought it was beautiful, whimsical & I adore Peter Pan and that marvelous quote!

So that is how far I have got with my Wreck This Journal! I really recommend getting one if you are in the same position as me – It has helped SO much!

Do you have a Wreck This Journal? What do you do for a creative outlet when you have exams?

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