Ah, the vision board! I was so against this idea last year, and I completely turned around on it. So this year I was keen as hell to get snipping and glueing!

I decided to take a similar approach to last year, which was to make a fold out collage that I could keep inside my OLW folder. I like the idea of having all the elements of this project contained in one place, so this makes sense for me.

I cut a piece of cardstock to 12×8″, folded it in half, collaged all over it, then used Basic Grey attach me stickers (reinforced with staples) to put it in the album.

Here’s what it looked like:

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A simple, clean cover, which opens out to…

mama finch OLW march 16 2The middle, which is about focussing on creativity, keeping curious, and being playful with my perspective.

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mama finch OLW march 16 5Then, on the back, I shifted focus to my big project. Writing my novel. And also developing my writing skills more generally.

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This was just as fun as last year. And I love the way the finished exercise looks. It’s busy but pretty.


I used: Old copies of Frankie, Extra Curricular, and Mollie Makes magazines || Basic Grey attach me stickers in pink || Becky Higgins’ ‘Everyday’ edition chipboard stickers || Smooth white cardstock || my Tiny Attacher.