…and once the storm is over. Art Journal June 3 2015

Once the storm is over

  I finally got my nerve up enough to post a video of my art journal entries. This first one was a bit of a challenge as I had a hard time positioning the camera, and trying to paint and write on an angle. Hopefully, I’ll get the positioning issues worked out for next time. […]

Diva Owl

diva owl

Looks like this is turning out to be catchup week. I’ve had a lot of personal stuff going on, and wasn’t able to focus on art (or anything else really), it’s a freeing and meditative experience to be able to devote some time to just being creative. Lifebook 2015 is a wonderful chance to try […]



“Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul And sings the tune without the words And never stops at all.” ― Emily Dickinson   watercolour, ink, acrylic Thoroughly enjoyed this mornings online class with Alisa Burke – Lifebook 2015  on field journaling. I Had a little stash of feathers from a previous […]

Choose Joy – Art Journal Entry – October 21st 2014

choosejoy art journal page

I’m finally catching up on some classes within LifeBook 2014. Each week is such an incredible inspiration. Yesterdays session was a tutorial from Christy Tomlinson with a Choose Joy page. My girl is quite grumpy looking, but she’ll choose joy nevertheless.     stamped, acrylic, collage, inktense watercolor pencil crayons, sharpie    

Let it Rain – Art journal entry – October 17th 2014

Let it rain

  The best thing one can do when it’s raining is to let it rain. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Credits: Tangie Baxter and Rebecca McMeen – September Art Journal Caravan kit  

Art Journal Entry – October 16th 2014

The road less travelled

Such an inspiring kit to work with – credits tangie baxter from the October art journal caravan monthly  kit. I just signed up for the Art Journal caravan, late I know, as it’s ending in a couple months. That’s what I love though about online workshops – you can work at your own pace, and for the most […]

Art Journal Entry – October 15th 2014

Not Crazy - working through it

  I hate it when the anxiety demon comes calling – working it out through art.  credits: Beedeesign and Rucola Designs

Falling Leaves New Kit Release

Falling Leaves - Digital Scrapbook Kit

I need to confess – as a new designer,  creating a digital scrapbook kit is a pretty nerve racking experience. Ok, not in the making of it – but in the release of it.  We sit here at our computers and our art tables making all sorts of fun little bits and pieces, and then […]

Fright Night – New Kit Release and a Spooky Fun Bingo Game Printable

Free printable bingo game download

  This year, the kids are starting to put a bug in my ear about hosting a Halloween party. I haven’t said yes…yet, although I have given them a maybe if they promise to keep their toys and other assorted debris picked up and put away consistently. I have to admit, I love Halloween, hands […]

Free Fall Letters Printable

Fall letter free printables

“Autumn…the year’s last, loveliest smile.”   ~ William Cullen Bryant Fall – hands down my absolute favourite season. Walks in the woods, the gloriously brilliant changing of the leaves, and of course that wonderfully satisfying crunch of the leaves under feet. It’s time to start (if you haven’t already), digging out the autumn decor. Maybe […]