How monthly highlights can help you see your life in a new light

I have been making monthly highlights pages for nearly a year and a half now and absolutely love them. I really enjoy taking some time out each month to reflect on the goodness of the month just gone. They started as an extension to the gratitude journal I began in 2012. I LOVED that journal, but it was kind […]

Celebrating 2013: 10 journaling prompts to wrap up last year

I like taking some time out at the end of the year to reflect on the year that just has just gone by. But last year, December went by in a flash. And as much as I love riding the high energy wave of the new year, I needed a couple of weeks to get settled […]

6 ways to begin artful memory-keeping

  I love artful memory-keeping for a number of reasons. For me, it’s a wonderful way of combining my passions for drawing and painting with my passion for memory-keeping. I have also noticed that the more I incorporate memory-keeping into my life, the more grateful I am. I know some of you would like to […]

10 memory-keeping prompts

I mentioned last week that I sometimes use prompts when I’m brainstorming ideas. I have to admit. I resisted prompts for a long time after I started art journaling, thinking they were a form of cheating. I had enough ideas of my own thankyouverymuch. Then I realised that they’re actually great starting points. Whether a […]

Artful memory-keeping: brainstorming ideas

When I share memory-keeping projects,  I often get questions like “How do you even get started on something like that?”, or “Where do you get all your ideas from?”. So today I thought I’d share a little bit about the early stages of my process. Much of my art process is intuitive, but when it […]

Artful memory-keeping facebook group

I am thrilled to share this with you today… I have set up a facebook group dedicated to artful memory-keeping, and I would love for you to join! I have long wanted to create a community around artful memory-keeping; a place where we can share projects, ideas, tips and tricks with like-minded people, a place […]