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Creativebug Gets Messy – 01

September is a full month for me. There is lots going on, especially this year with our move to Shanghai, getting kids settled into school, getting ourselves settled in a new routine. I aslo participate in 30 Days of Lists, am running my Rituals class and am...

September 30 Days of Lists || Week 2

It's always interesting to me to see how different everyone's list can be. Not only is there a multitude of ways in which you can list, but I love it when people add surprising elements to their list or go about it in a way I never would've thought of. I'm loving the...

September 30 Days of Lists || Week 1

For this round of 30 Days of Lists, I am using a Muji notebook and some leftover ephemera from my summer travels. Because I was still in the process of moving when the challenge started, I didn't have access to my usual art supplies. I really enjoyed working in this...

Get Messy Season of Seasons || 01

I was all set to use an old women's medical book as my Season of Seasons journal. But two things put me off from using it. First, the info in the book is dated and very, very white privilege/religious so that made me super uncomfortable. Second, the size and the way...

Making Story Cards

This is one of those projects that really speak to you. Then second you read about it, you drop everything to get to your supplies and get started. This was a tutorial by Divyam for the Season of Story on the Get Messy private blog. I had the most fun with this. After...

Documenting My Summer Travels

Hello all. I'm not sure how interested you all are in how I documented my summer travels, but I thought I'd share a few pages and some tips here. I used a Traveller's Notebook size cover with three inserts. One has sketchbook paper inside and was meant for just that:...

Get Messy Season of Story || 03

Even though we are well into the Season of Seasons, I wanted to share my Season of Story journal. It is not complete, there are still a couple of unfinished spreads. But I feel this will always be the case since our Story doesn't really end anyway. This will be...