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From x stitch I moved into card making - now I am playing around with mixed media! I am taking part in different workshops and with help from crafty pals, learning about different mediums and techniques. Hope you feel inspired to create after a visit to my blog - Happy Crafting!

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Stitching update






Sunday, 5 March 2017

30 Day Journal - Day 11

JOURNEY: 30 Day Journal Project
Day 11
TRAILS
“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where
there is no path and leave a trail.”
― Ralph Waldo Emerson

Today's Journal Prompts:
Familiar paths in my life have been…
My off-the-beaten path explorations include…
If I were to go where there is no path, I’d most like to experience…
I’d leave a trail of…


Friday, 3 March 2017

30 Day Journal - Day 10


JOURNEY: 30 Day Journal Project
Day 10BEAUTY
“Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful,
we must carry it with us or we find it not.”
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

Today's Journal Prompts:

The beauty I am seeking…
I carry beauty within me by…
Today I will find the beautiful here…
I’d like to start noticing beauty…


Lots of layers with a base of music and book layers, then paint and tissue paper, then stamping and stencilling.
 

Tuesday, 28 February 2017

30 Day Journal - Day 9

JOURNEY: 30 Day Journal Project
Day 9
DETOURS
“I am no longer afraid of becoming lost, because the journey back always reveals something new, and that is ultimately good for the artist.”
— Billy Joel

Today's Journal Prompts:
I was afraid of becoming lost when…
I actually did get a bit lost when…
I found my way back by…


Wednesday, 15 February 2017

30 Day Journal - Day 7 & 8

JOURNEY: 30 Day Journal Project
Day 7
ENDINGS
“New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.”
― Lao Tzu

Today's Journal Prompts:
Think of one particularly painful ending you have experienced. This first one that comes to mind will do.
This ending taught me that…
This ending forced me to…
This ending led me toward…
This ending was the beginning of…







JOURNEY: 30 Day Journal Project
Day 8
SHORTCUTS
“There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.”
— Beverly Sills

Today's Journal Prompts:
These are the ways I tell myself that what I want is too hard…
The shortcuts I have tried…
What if it’s ok to work hard at what I want? Then what?
What if I took the long, leisurely, winding path toward my dream? The long, leisurely, winding path toward my dream would feel like this:
The long, leisurely, winding path toward my dream might look like this:
What if I’m actually on the scenic route toward my dream right now?
Here’s what I am noticing about being on the scenic route toward my dream:



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