This pin inspired the simple binding method. (Click here for the full tutorial.) I sketched the design on my iPad, added text in Photoshop, used my wildly imperfect sewing machine skills to bind the books, then wrapped them with crayons and woodsy, mountainy stickers. (You could just pick a pretty paper or hand-draw the cover to simplify.)
Now I'm dreaming of creating journals like these for each of our trips, but let's get real. It's always a miracle if we even have our gear packed before the cab arrives for the airport.
To view more wedding preps, click here for engagement photos and here for bridal shower photos.