Saturday, November 10, 2012


DSC01474_edited-1 {the real Annie Oakley—isn’t she lovely?}

The most wonderful quote I found from none other than the cowboy of cowboys—John Wayne—inspired these journal pages…

courage 5_edited-1

Pages painted in turqouises and browns seemed just the thing for these Wild West women…

courage 4_edited-1

“Courage is being scared to death and saddling up anyway”…perfect, isn’t it?!

courage 3_edited-1 {these beautiful Wild West women SO inspired me!  found on Pinterest}

Both pages together…a couple of my very favorite ones.

courage 1_edited-1 {letters printed on pretty turquoise print from Crafty Secrets’ “Creating with Vintage Patterns” CD}

What will inspire YOU today?



  1. What a wonderful sentiment!
    Mary x

  2. Love, love, love your pages Julie. That quote about sums up how I feel sometimes about getting in the saddle (literally). Scared to death I'm going to fall off and break something important : )
    sending hugs...

  3. Julie, I love it!! I really looked up to Annie Oakley when I was a little girl. You have done a fab job again! No surprise there! xxoo

  4. These pages are just beautiful you made Julie.

  5. Hello Julie
    I Just Love your Journal Pages! They are Just Gorgeous! I Love your Use of Colors and Your Text! You got me Started on Pinterest, pinning Journal Pages. I would Really Like to give them a Try sometime.
    Have a Wonderful Weekend My Friend!

  6. Saddle up your horses! We gotta trail to blaze! Did you know that John Wayne was born in Iowa? razy right?

  7. Beautiful pages as always,Julie. Back then, one certainly needed courage to saddle up and head into the unknown. That is something we must all do from time to time. Best wishes to you, Tammy

  8. Oooh those are just fabulous Julie!... love the Duke!... now, there is an American hero!... when I was a little girl, I pretended I was either Annie Oakley or Belle Starr... then I found out Belle Starr was a notorious outlaw... oh well... it was fun being a wild west cowgirl back then!... your pages are just beautiful!... xoxo Julie Marie