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The A – Z of Artful Journaling: Q is for Quotes

If you’ve read much of this blog, you’ll know that I’m a collector of quotes. Some people in this world just seem to be able to capture the human experience in a succinct, memorable and meaningful manner. There are two … Continue reading

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The A to Z of Artful Journaling: F is for Fine-Liners

As well as being great for colouring in, fine-liners are great for adding art marks to your artful journal pages. They come in all sorts of colours, all sorts of nib sizes and tend to last a pretty long time. … Continue reading

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The A – Z of Artful Journaling: F is for Foiling

Foiling is a lovely way to add shimmer and shine to your journal pages – or any paper you might want to add it to. There are a few different methods around, but this is the one I use, as … Continue reading

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Recovering Out Loud: Discovering Wellness Future Spread

Hello, lovely friends! In this video I create a future spread in my journal to remind me, when I reach it, that recovery is not managing illness, it’s discovering wellness. Thanks for watching! xxx

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

Hello, again! I was thinking about filing this spread under M for Mistakes or U for Unintentional, as the white squiggly things remind me of … er … something they’re not supposed to, but I decided to stick with D … Continue reading

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The A – Z to Artful Journaling: B is for Black Gesso

Whoever invented black gesso was a genius! It’s fantastic stuff. It goes on so smoothly and covers so well, instantly turning any coloured card or paper into black card or paper. I love to use it in my journal because … Continue reading

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Recovering Out Loud: Wellness Toolkit Update

Hello! In this video I give you a tour of the latest version of my Wellness Toolkit and use it to inspire a future-spread in my artful journal. My Wellness Tool Kit has been really important in my recovery from … Continue reading

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The A – Z of Artful Journaling: F is for Future-Spreads

When I decorate my artful journal spreads, I like to do a bunch at a time, so that I have a few days’ worth of pages prepped. That way, I can write on spirit-lifting pages whenever I need to. Recently, … Continue reading

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The A- Z of Artful Journaling: B is for Blotting

Hello, and welcome to another A-Z of Artful Journaling post! Today, I’m taking a look at blotting. Blotting is about more than just soaking up excess liquid. It can be used to create texture and depth and even to add … Continue reading

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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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