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New Stickers In My Etsy Shop!

Last night, as I was typing the date on a piece of card that I wanted to use in my journal, it occurred to me that not everyone has access to a typewriter, and there may be some planners, card … Continue reading

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Planning Out Loud: January 2018 Part I

It’s a new year, so it must be time for a new planner! Mine is an A5 dot grid Leuchtturm 1917 in my favourite colour: turquouise. Every time I see it, it makes me smile! It reminds me of that … Continue reading

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Patchwork Heart Valentine’s Card Tutorial.

With February fast approaching, your thoughts might be turning to Valentine’s Day and what you might give to those you love to mark the occasion. Perhaps you’re thinking of making your own card. If you are, here’s one to try. … Continue reading

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Art Supply Overwhelm and One Way to Overcome It

Do you ever look at all your arts and crafts supplies and not know which media to use? Do you ever sit down among your gear, and not know which technique to try? Do you ever feel guilty that you’re … Continue reading

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Speed Art: Zentangling [01]

Just a few minutes of fun!

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Free Printable: Hope

As a ‘thank you’ to everyone who has been supporting me on social media lately, I’ve made these free printables. Each image is approximately 2.5 x 4 inches which makes them great little journal cards. They are available as jpegs … Continue reading

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#BohoBerryChallenge Day 27: Education

My mum has been known to refer to me as a perpetual student because I’m always taking a course of one kind or another. This year, I’ve been a student at my local Recovery College, where I’ve learned an incredible … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

To all my lovely friends, I wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Thank you for your love, support and encouragement this year. If you’re struggling right now, at what we’re told is supposed to be the … Continue reading

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Sad Cat Makes Me Happy!

Say ‘hello’ to Sad Cat! Sad Cat is a digital stamp, downloadable from Bloobel.com for the very reasonable price of $1.50. (I received it for free, however, as I’m now part of their design team.) I often incorporate old-school-stamp-and-inkpad images … Continue reading

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The A – Z of Artful Journaling: The Idea

Toward the end of last year, when I was very ill, journaling became detrimental to what little health I had left. I spent hours ruminating and writing down all my thoughts and feelings, and it made my depression and anxiety … Continue reading

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