Monthly highlights art journal page (step by step)

Hi lovelies, I’ve decided to put the link party on hold for a while due to lack of interest, but I have made a step by step tutorial for you of my art journal page instead. I decided to mix things up with my journal page too, while still keeping it simple. April was a month of […]

Monthly highlights link party: March

Hi and welcome to the monthly highlights link party for March! The monthly highlights link party gives us a chance to reflect on, savour, and celebrate the goodness in our lives, one month at a time. Due to popular demand, I’m changing it up a little this month- you can now enter a blog post with […]

monthly highlights: February (link party)

Welcome to the monthly highlights link party for February! Please link up your art journal pages celebrating February below. I hope it was a great month for you. If you are new to art journalling and would like to give this a go, I posted how to make an art journal page using things you […]

Monthly highlights: January {link up}

Hi lovely, I’m starting a monthly highlights art journal link party today, giving us a chance to reflect on and celebrate the goodness in our lives, so please stick around to the end of the post for more details on how to link up. If you’re new to art journalling, there’s also a tutorial on how […]

how to make an art journal page using things you already own

If you’ve never made an art journal page before, it probably seems pretty daunting. You may even think you need lots of fancy art materials. Believe me, you don’t! I made this months highlights page using things I already own, office supplies that that I found lying around the house- a notepad, highlighters, glue stick […]

December highlights (and a link party announcement)

“Here”, she said, “I’ll help you”. Aoife took the stocking from Kirby and kneeled down beside him so he could reach into it and grab whatever was there. He gave her a big smile. The night before I had watched as they excitedly put out the plate for Santa- a mince pie and a glass […]

Let down your hair art journal

I have spent the last few days deep in thought and prayer trying to work out if I should share the letter I wrote to Aoife on her birthday. In the end I decided not to. It’s far too personal for a public blog. I’m finding that’s happening a lot more lately. Our stories are […]

November highlights (art journal and video)

November is always a busy month around here. It is flanked by birthdays, visits and celebrations, and there is usually a whole lot of Christmas and new year preparation going on in between. This year seemed crazier than most since a certain someone celebrated a milestone birthday. I’m still trying to catch my breath. For […]

September highlights art journal page

September was a lovely month, if very quiet on the photo front. Our good friends returned home after travelling for 3 months, so we had lots to catch up on. Aoife started year two with a new group of friends, but settled quickly. And life slowly returned to normal after a wonderful summer. *** The […]

August highlights

“Mummy, mummy, come quick! I have something really exciting to show you!!!” Aoife burst into the house, her two sidekicks from down the road right behind her. “Come on mummy, come now!” I picked up my house keys and ran outside barefeet.  It sounded urgent and their excitement was contagious. “I can ride a bike […]