Pocket pages: April 2016

Pocket pages: April 2016

This post is going up a little later than I’d planned because I’ve spent a bit of time in hospital this month. It turns out I have blood clots in my lungs, and they’ve been causing me some pain and making breathing a bit of hard work, so pretty much...
Art journalling: Get Messy season of Lists

Art journalling: Get Messy season of Lists

This season at Get Messy was a collaboration with the 30 Lists team. I was pretty jazzed when I heard about this mashup, because I’m a big time lister, and thought it would be so fun to bring a bit of that to my art journalling. But as I got started, I began to...
Mini book: A little bit of art

Mini book: A little bit of art

My beautiful unicorn of a friend Caylee is teaching a mini book class over at Studio Calico at the moment. It’s a step by step guide to building your own mini book and filling it up with art. I make minis and art journals all the time, and I still learned a...
One Little Word: April 2016

One Little Word: April 2016

This month was about taking the time to really think about our own interpretations of our words. For me, that meant askingĀ a series of questions: what does focus look like to me? how do I feel when I am focussed? how do I put the idea of being focussed into practise...
Celery print roses

Celery print roses

I absolutely love printmaking. It’s a really good way of getting kids to make very artistic looking stuff, even when their motor control is still developing. Which sounds kind of mean, but I don’t mean it that way, I swear – they get to feel really...

Felt wreath video tutorial

If you’ve been following along with my video tutorials over the last month, you will have learned to make a range of felt flowers and leaves. In case you missed any they were: Pompom centred flower Anemone Wild rose Filler flowers and leaves Now it’s time...