…growing my journal skills…

Kid free time is a bit of a rarity around here. Kid free days with the mister are even rarer. While we are lucky to have my folks in town, and the children have regular sleepovers, they don’t happen much on weekends. Between their work and my husbands, weekday sleepovers tend to work out better, so over the years that’s […]

one little page

I’ve blogged before about my One Little Word for 2014 – “make”. So far this year, I’ve found it to be a good fit for me. Something I’ve been wanting to do more of this year, is art journalling, but in between soaking up time with my little people over the holidays, and the rush of back to school, my […]

a fresh start

I’ve been wanting to give mixed media a go for a long time. I even started a canvas but struggled with getting the layering to do what I wanted to, and thus did the logical thing and shoved it in the cupboard and forgot about it. But then a lot of poking and prodding and “oh em gee you should […]

Throw Down Smack Down completed!

The big art journal challenge was on Saturday. I think Car and AJ had more fun than I did, I wasn’t in a very sociable mood, and maybe kind of sort of disappeared for a nap part way through (making people is hard work!). I was also struggling with translating my style into a more loose and emotive art journal […]

Art Journal Throw Down Smack Down

I will have to stand up and take responsibility this time, I fear. Though I’m not entirely convinced it’s not AJ’s fault (again. Goodness but she is becoming worse than Car, I swear) – all *I* did was buy a lovely little crafty bundle in a recent tillytom Facebook pop-up sale. Isn’t it a wonderful little collection of adorable? My […]