Archives for September 2011

First day- a week in my art journal

Show and tell time again! I haven’t done much art journaling the last couple of weeks because there has been so much going on with Kirby teething (still) and Aoife starting school. I think I have about 5 pages near completion, but only one to show today… first day  This page is chock full of […]

First day of school

First day, reception (like Kindergarten) My baby girl. Not such a baby anymore. Yet when I looked in on her last night as she was sleeping, all I could see was that precious baby girl I gave birth to nearly 5 years ago. It seems like yesterday. And here she is going to school. Way […]

A week in my journal: 3 art journal pages made with love in a crazy week

It’s been a crazy week around here. Kirby had 3 new teeth. I didn’t think I’d be blogging today today, but saw a late opportunity and took it. I’ll show you the 3 art journal pages I’ve made over the last week. Yes, I have managed to squeeze in some art journaling (5 minutes here, 5 […]

Kate Crane’s art journaling dvds {a review}

When I first started art journaling and was pretty down about not getting the whole layering thing, I did a Flickr search for art journals and a whole new world opened up to me. One of the first journal pages I came across that really spoke to me was “I want to get off” by […]

A peek into my art journal

Just a quick peek into my art journal today because I’m looking after a sickly little boy who wants his mama round the clock… “cos journaling rocks” journal cover “baby days” “strong women” “tickled pink” “tickled pink” detail All the backgrounds in my art journal were made using Caran D’ache Neocolor II, with a touch of […]

How to make a fun rainy day felt activity die

Aoife is really into games this summer, which is so much fun. We spend much of our days playing hide and seek, I spy with my little eye, board games galore, and whatever running/ jumping/ dancing game she’s just made up. So I was trying to think of a game to make Aoife to keep […]