Wednesday 24 October 2018


Our quote is all about failing at colour me positive.....

Tuesday 23 October 2018


Well I have managed to get Art Journal Journey up to date!

Week 41 image: basket. Word: weave. Prompt: write about the biggest barrier between you and your journaling.Technique: use found papers on your page ( business cards, receipts,flyers, junk mail, ads.... quote: we all have our own kind of life to pursue, our own kind of dream to be weaving, and we all have the power to make wishes come true, as long as we keep believing..Louisa May Alcott

Week 41 image: music. Word: listen. Prompt: write about music you like & why. Technique: incorporate sheet music into your page. Quote: music is moonlight in the gloomy night of life.  Jean Paul 

There's only colour me positive to do now then I shall attack the backlog of scavenger pages!


Life documented 
October theme: Hidden places to document.

Week 40 prompt: to create pockets using page and bellyband with additional documenting cards. Technique: using card stock and papers create a twofold bellyband, a full page pocket and documenting cards with additional tags. Quote: we might do well to take a look at what we've crammed into our pockets as it will say much about what we have crammed into our hearts. Craig Loundsbrough.

Week 41

Prompt: Create a tri-pocket to house journaling tags

Technique: Brayer paint on paper and decorate with stencils and gel pens.

Quote: “In the frantic pace of life, where do I find the time to reflect? I don't find it, I work at reserving and preserving it!"  - Jean Fleming, Pursue the Intentional Life

Week 42

Prompt: create a pocket with current and new daily routines in it

Technique: Leaf or flower printing, stencil, stamping et cetera

Quote: The secret of your future is hidden in your daily routine. Mike Murdoch

Saturday 20 October 2018


Week 39

image: cactus. Word:sting. Prompt: how do you manage stress or anxiety. Technique: add sand to paint, mod podge or gesso & cover the page with it before you paint or draw on it.  Quote: forgiveness is a funny thing, it warms the heart and cools the sting.

Week 40: image leaves. Word transform. Prompt: write about your favourite season. Technique: incorporate autumn leaves. Quote: the trees are about to show us how us how lovely it is to let dead things go. 

Life documented

Week 37 

Theme: Mood Boards and Bullet Journals

Prompt: Create a summer themed mood board and calendar

Technique: Use the string technique to create flower-like forms (video on the technique is available here; )

Quote: "Earth laughs in flowers" - Ralph Waldo Lee Emerson

Friday 19 October 2018

Slowly slowly

CMP CPM39: coral frame. Ice cream cones. Stay hungry, stay foolish. Steve Jobs

Life documented

Week 38

Theme: Mood/Planner

Prompt: Sketch a figure to represent your mood this week

Technique: Use watercolour to decorate your page but making sure to leave white space

Quote: “Every next level of your life will demand a different you.” Leonardo Dicaprio

Week 39 

Theme:  Mood/Planner

Prompt: To use various images and inspirations from Pinterest to create!

Technique:  To use Neocolour crayons or the like and various other resources, to create a vibrant journal page

Quote: So don't worry about tomorrow for tomorrow will bring its own worries.  Matthew 6:34

Thursday 18 October 2018

And another


AJJ38: image: lipstick/makeup. Word: enhance. Prompt: list your daily "get ready" routine. Technique: monochromatic. Quote: be the reason someone SMILES today

Tuesday 16 October 2018


.....I will catch up after my trip across the pond! Here is my first!


And mine....

See you soon.....