Creative Journaling with Babbling Books

Spark creativity in a guided journaling session

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Discover journaling and build confidence in your creativity. Nurture mindfulness through honest reflection, and dust off those notebooks and journals you’ve been saving for ‘one day’. 


This workshop is perfect for anyone who doubts their creativity, has trouble sticking to creative goals, or has felt intimidated by the huge range of ‘perfect’ journals online. Whether you want to finish a particular journal you’ve started (perhaps a well-intentioned travel journal), or want to kickstart that creative dream you’ve nurtured, this workshop is designed for you.


Unlock your creativity and spark your imagination with tailored activities and guided journaling sessions. We’ll provide you with a wide selection of supplies, so all you need to bring is an open mind.


The focus will be on collage journaling, combining written reflections with creative page spreads that reflect your experiences. Use a mixture of paper items, stamps and more to make creative collages to decorate your pages. You'll learn how to choose colour schemes, achieve visual balance, and see examples of different styles of collage journal for inspiration.

You’re welcome to bring any unfinished notebooks, or any paper ephemera with you (think photos/tickets/postcards), and we can work on developing your creative idea together. Otherwise, if you don’t have a project, we’ll supply you with all the materials you need to begin.

"Thank you Tamsien for teaching me to let go of my inner creative Journaling demons! You are a wonderful teacher and so very talented. I highly recommend this class to everyone who has a love for creative journaling"


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What you will learn
  • Techniques to build creative confidence and overcome First Page Fear
  • How to design creative page layouts using a variety of techniques
  • What to buy and where to find journaling ephemera and supplies
What you will get
  • 1 x Moleskin Soft Cover Cahier (80 pages, square ruled)
  • - An illustrated creative journaling workbook filled with activities and inspiration
  • Take home pack of mixed vintage and modern ephemera (book pages, stamps, music sheets etc) to get you started

What to bring
  • Everything is supplied for you to start your creative journaling adventure. Optional: You can bring an unfinished project, or notebook/journal and items you would like to incorporate into the activities
What to wear


Appropriate for

This class is open to any age and level of experience with journaling. Note: children under 16 are welcome, but will need a parent or guardian to also book a place in the class.


Think Thornbury

Vendor since 2017

Think is a combined shopfront and creative workshop venue in Thornbury founded in 2017 by Melbourne artist Maggie May (from the Middle Aisle), and musician and educator Joshua Kelly.

Think formed to nurture and support a local community of artists and creators, while simultaneously empowering people to develop creative thought through their interactions with artists’ products and workshops.

The store has a strong focus on local Australian made and ethically produced products, whilst the workshop venue connects customers directly to these makers through workshops and other creative events.

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Refund & Cancellation Policy

Bookings are strictly not transferable to other dates. Please double check the date of the workshop before booking, cancellations will result in forfeit of payment. 

Please note there are no refunds on classes and classes cannot be switched post booking. By purchasing this class you agree to these terms and conditions. However, if you’re unable to attend please feel free to send someone else in your place.

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Terms & Conditions


We often take photographs during our workshops to share through our instagram @thinkthornbury or with our community. Our photographs often contain your hands while you work but may also show your face. If you do not consent to have your (or your child's) photograph taken and shared on our social media platforms and/or website please let us know before the workshop begins.

You can send us an email prior to class hello@thinkthornbury.com or just give us a heads up at the start of class. 

We want to make sure you feel comfortable and at home in Think Thornbury!

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06 June 2019 • Creative Journaling with Babbling Books

I'm not really sure what creative journaling is...reminded me of arts and crafts in primary school


05 June 2019 • Creative Journaling with Babbling Books

Tamsien's journaling workshop was a genuinely lovely day out with my sisters. She has so many inspiring ideas...so helpful for those first page fears!