In my latest YouTube video, I took some time to look over my journals from the last year. 2021 without a doubt, has been my most productive journaling year to date. I don't think I have ever utilized a journal every month or every two months consecutively in a year. It really feels like quite … Continue reading Happy New Year!
Image Source I call my husband St. Francis of Assisi because animals just kind of flock to him. Cats and dogs follow him home; squirrels befriend him; it's just in him. He was always trying to sneak bird feeders in the yard, but I always discouraged them because I felt they were a teeny bit … Continue reading Chickadees — Free Vintage Friday
The calendar says it's October 8 and while it feels more like August 8 outside, the leaves have indeed begun to turn and float softly to the ground. My Summer Twilight journal was quickly coming to an end, so I knew it was time to start working on a new fall journal. I used an … Continue reading New Fall Journal + Circle of Leaves — Free Vintage Friday
Over the past few months, my fondness for collage masterboards has grown substantially. Each masterboard is different, simply by nature. Plus, making masterboards is a fairly mindless project--perfect when you're tired or watching television, but still want to do something crafty. So far, I've created journals using masterboards (I have a few left for sale … Continue reading Vintage Collage Masterboard — Free Vintage Friday
For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, the autumnal equinox has come and gone. Technically, it's the day at the end of summer when on earth we see an equal amount of sunlight and moonlight (although Neil deGrasse Tyson differs on this) as the sun shines directly on the equator. I've never really noticed … Continue reading 1909 Astronomical Chart — Free Vintage Fridays
I was born with a terrible inherent creative flaw. I have an extremely hard time working on projects that do not mimic my reality. If it's November, I find it near impossible to work on projects with vibrant spring flowers. If it's the dead of summer, snowflakes and sleds kill my creative mojo. I move … Continue reading Late Summer Lady — Free Vintage Friday
We have found ourselves once again in the heart of summer. The sunflower buds have started turning their little heads towards the sun each day. The tree leaves filter out shade on the porch. The wind chimes sway lazily in the mid-afternoon breeze. Sweet, sweet summer. My zinnias have finally started blooming, starting from seed … Continue reading Floral Galore — Free Vintage Friday