Smashing Saturdays/ My Essentials First Post

When I first stumbled up Katie from http://www.callmecrazyreviews.com it was through her youtube videos and when I realized she was a blogger as well I quickly started to follow her. I don’t recall how long I have been following Katie but it feels like she has always been a part of my blog roll.

Earlier this month she started to talk about Smash Journals and I was intriqued and was so happy when she shared a Smash Jourmal 101 post because after reading that I knew this was something I wanted to take part in.

I was so thrilled when Katie shared her Smashing Journal Essentials because I honestly had no idea what I should get and pick up. So seeing her essentials made shopping a whole lot easier.

The Smashing Journal I picked up was the International one and I was thrilled because when I went to Michael’s to pick up my Smashing Journal essentials the lady was putting alot of the items on sale so I was lucky enough to get everything on sale.

I paid $5.99 for the journal. It comes with a black pen/glue stick that is attached to the book making journaling and adding pictures/souvenirs etc quick and easy. I love all the pages that are in the journal so I am looking forward to bringing this on our trip.

Add a fun surprise to your SMASH design with these K&Company SMASH™ Fish Sliders. Slide open and add a sticker. Includes one slide and three stickers. ($1.89)

Customize your folio with the K&Company SMASH™ Embossed Sticker. Inspired by vintage door-knockers, there is a space under the lion to personalize. Includes one sticker. $1.49 each (picked up two)

These K&Company SMASH™ Owl Sliders are a real hoot! Slide open and add a sticker. Includes one slide and three stickers. Now you know I had to pick this up when I saw it.  $1.29

Elastic Bands perfect to keep your Smash Journal closed. I love that it comes in a pack of two pretty colors black & white and tiffany blue. $1.29

This black and white polka dot band is perfect to put additional pens. pencils, markers etc
$1.99

 These K&CompanySMASH™ Plastic Pockets are perfect for securing your favourite stuff in your folio. Includes 5 pockets each with different designs. Approximate size of pockets: 7.6 cm x 8.25 cm (3×3.25 in.), 10.1 cm x 10.7 cm (4×4.24 in.), and 11.4 cm x 15.8 cm (4.5×6.25 in.). $1.29 and I got two of these.

 List pads are perfect for when you get into a Smash Journal funk. The ones I got were: Blank , Top 10, Activity, and two Travel ones. These were on sale for $1.29 to $1.49

Then I happened to be in Walmart looking at some craft supplies for Michael to do this summer and I spotted a small Smash display and got another Smash list in Top 10, page tabs that are labelled with I want, I need, to make, to bake and to buy (I already have another Smash journal in mind for these ones), a pack of page tabes that you can fill in yourself and a pink pen/glue stick.

Have you ever heard of Smashing Journals? Does this interest you?

What are you Smashing Essentials?

Call Me Crazy

Be sure to check back often as I part take in the Smashing Saturdays hosted by Katie from Call Me Crazy where I will be sharing my Smashing journal with you and be sure to check out Katie’s Smashing Saturday posts on her blog.

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Comments

  1. Hi Cindy!
    Oh my gosh thank you so much for being apart of Smashing Saturday, you’re the best!

    WOW! You got so many amazing things! I’ve been totally in love with The Top Ten smash pad and the lion door knocker sticker! I can’t wait to see how you use those plastic pockets, I’ve had a pack for a while, but I’m not sure how to use them! So happy you got great deals too! I didn’t know Walmart carried some Smash stuff, that’s awesome! I’ll definitely be checking that out!
    Thanks so much, Cindy! 🙂

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