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V’s Daily Diary || November

I can't tell you how good it feels knowing that there are only 31 days left in this daily diary for me to fill in. It's so exciting to me that I managed to stick with this project all year. I'm looking forward to this completed journal. But we are not there yet! Here...

Left to My Own Devices – 1

Another project that came forth from my injury was the idea of using my left hand to create.I decided to use a vintage scrapbook that I got from Cait Sherwood and use it as a left handed paint journal. No pressure, no need for it to be nice or interesting. The only...

The For I Am The Chariot Journal

On October 15th, I fell off my bike and fell on my right elbow, hurting the tendons around the articulation as well as down my forearm. This is my dominant arm and suddenly I couldn't use it. It was swollen and painful, I couldn't keep it straight nor could I bend it...

My Book of Faces – a Concertina Journal

I made this concertina style booklet from Kellee Wynn's tutorial on the Get Messy Art Journal private blog. I loved the process and I love the result as well. I decided to play with inks, watersolube Inktense crayons and my dip pen and add faces to this book.   I used...

My Tokyo Travel Journal

My Tokyo travel journal is complete. I am sharing it here so you can see that it is possible to fill up a journal even if you are travelling with kids in a very stimulating city for just a few days and that the key is to just start!    I do a mix of found ephemera and...

December Shop update

I was able to find some Christmas/holiday themed paper in Tokyo and have updated my shop with a few notebooks. These are 8 by 6 inches and 32 pages, so they are perfect for 30 Days of Lists or for December Daily. I love everything about the ephemera collections that...

30 Days of Lists || December Edition

Oh yes, December is coming! That means another round of 30 Days of Lists! I love, love, love the December edition because it is so low key, not stressful, a fun add-on to the holiday excitement. This year, I decided to use an album I have had in my stash since 2015....

Get Messy Season of Ubuntu 01

I've been enjoying the Season of Ubuntu and working small. For this Season, I chose this Field Notes brand tiny notebook, because that heart is just too cute! I started with an intro page using some space washi tape. I wanted to express that we all - as humans - come...