August 2011

Another “Total Alignment” Painting

Posted on 31 August 2011 in Art

(Don’t know what Total Alignment / Fearless painting is? Go here!) I did another paaaaainting… I started off by prepping the paper with gesso just to give it a bit more tooth (the paper I’m using is a bit cheap). Also I thought I’d see if it made the paint feel different on the paper. […]

Book Five – This Week’s Book

Posted on 29 August 2011 in This Week's Book

This week’s book is another Remains of the Day journal! (Blogged about previously) And inside… All the pages ready for someone to fill them up with journaling, scrapbooking or art! I hope you like it!

Time

Posted on 27 August 2011 in Creative life

So I bought this book: To be honest I haven’t read it yet. But time to create is something that endlessly frustrates me. I have so many ideas of things I want to do. Sometimes they come one after another in a rush. I write them down. – – – Bam! – Patchwork paper bunting […]

Flickr Favourites!

Posted on 24 August 2011 in Uncategorized

1. bits, 2. Inspiration Board, 3. Arc en Ciel – 6, 4. outgoing Nov 10 08, 5. package 02c, 6. detalle el sueƱo de julia 5, 7. sweet hydrangea, 8. Untitled, 9. witch’s hats on a rock Created with fd’s Flickr Toys

Book Four – This Week’s Book

Posted on 22 August 2011 in This Week's Book

[When I got back from the DWYL retreat I was more determined than ever to keep crafting. I decided to try to keep on with the book making. And I asked myself, could I make a handmade book every week for the next couple of months? As it turned out, yes, apparently I could! So […]

Shopping trip

Posted on 21 August 2011 in Fun stuff

I ended up at Spitalfields market today and made me way home via Blade Rubber Stamps and Magma (which may be my favourite shop EVER). It’s a good job, for the sake of my bank balance, that I don’t live near Spitalfields market. Here’s the haul: I got the button factory kit from Magma. Fun, […]

Canada highlights

Posted on 20 August 2011 in Walking

Sorry folks but I just have to share some more random photos from our recent Canada holiday that @andrewbowden has been posting on Flickr. Breakfast at Templeton’s in Vancouver. The MOST DELICIOUS EVER! Tree hugging in Vancouver’s Stanley Park: The view from Grouse Mountain: The light after the rain in Kamloops, shining down on the […]

Flickr Favourites on a Friday!

Posted on 19 August 2011 in Fun stuff

These are all so amazing! 1. Boy’s Octorabbit (or similar!), 2. Honeysuckle Sunlight, 3. Untitled, 4. completed black work initial, 5. Junk Mail Artist’s Book ONLINE CLASS, 6. Buttons Scissors & Sew : Love Token Brooch, 7. kite flying, 8. Everyday Objects: Stone Fruit & Berries, 9. Busted Created with fd’s Flickr Toys

Doodles

Posted on 16 August 2011 in Fun stuff

I seem to find it very difficult to throw anything away, even the scrappiest doodle or piece of ephemera. Not because it’s so amazing or special, or because I’m particularly proud of it, or because it’s memorable in some way. No, I just find something about doodles really fascinating. Why, I wonder? Maybe it’s because […]

Book Three – This Week’s Book

Posted on 15 August 2011 in This Week's Book

[When I got back from the DWYL retreat I was more determined than ever to keep crafting. I decided to try to keep on with the book making. And I asked myself, could I make a handmade book every week for the next couple of months? As it turned out, yes, apparently I could! So […]