Author Archives: Natalie

The A – Z of Artful Journaling: D is for Dobbing

Hello, lovely friends! This is a quick impromptu video to show you how I created the dobber that I use to make watercolour backgrounds in my planner and journal. Also starring: Brusho. Thanks for watching! x Artful Journaling Blog Post … Continue reading

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Planning Out Loud: March 2018

Hi! Welcome to my March 2018 Bullet Journal Setup video in which I show you how February turned out and talk you through my monthly spreads and trackers for March. I reflect on this time last year, when I had … Continue reading

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The A – Z of Artful Journaling: M is for Masking

Masking is a great way of adding texture and shape to your journaling pages. Masking is simply to covering an area with something to prevent paint or ink colouring that area. Here are a few ways I use masking in … Continue reading

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Mama Makes: Friendship Card Tutorial

Hello there, and welcome to my first card tutorial post as a member of the Mama Makes Design Team. To create this card, I used two stamps from the Mama Makes Forever Friendship Stamp Set, which is available from their … Continue reading

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Planning Out Loud: Half-Term Holiday Habits

My current wellness tracker is looking a bit patchy. For the first half of the month, I wasn’t doing very well with not eating any junk, but I’m okay with that – what’s done is done. I wasn’t eating loads … Continue reading

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Speed Art: Mixed Media Birthday Card

Hello there! In today’s video I make a mixed media birthday card using embossing, watercolour, metallic accents, a slicci pen and glitter drops. Let me know in the comments if you want more information. Thanks for watching!

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The A – Z of Artful Journaling: I is for Ink Pads

It’s February Half-Term, which means my children are off school and at home with me for the week. They’re 16 and 12 now, so we don’t go on the same kind of adventures we used to when they were younger … Continue reading

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Bloobel: Birthday Elephant Card Tutorial

Hello! For my digistamp card tutorial this month, I’m sharing how I made this card using the Birthday Elephant stamp from Bloobel. It’s available as an instant download for only $3 (around £2.17 at the current exchange rate). To create … Continue reading

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Mental Health Monday: Gottman’s Tasks

I don’t know much about Gottman, but I know he came up with some pretty good tasks! I first learned about them in hospital last year, when I attended a workshop called ‘Taking Control’. It was all about distress and … Continue reading

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The Little Paper Tree: 16th Birthday Card Tutorial

Hello there! My name is Natalie, and I’m thrilled to be part of The Little Paper Tree’s first ever design team. I live in Hampshire with my husband and two children and love making unique greetings cards and mixed media … Continue reading

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