I love these mixed media journals and they are very addictive. And it's not that I haven't been creative this summer, just haven't been oil painting. I worked on this journal to get my grand daughter creating a journal of her own so we could spend time creating together. I loved watching the ideas she came up with. It was a great time, I learn so much each time I create a journal and they get better. I just finished one as a gift and it's the best one so far, I will post it later.