A seed won’t grow if you don’t plant it

Beginnings are a precarious business, there are no guarantees that your new venture, business, relationship, art project or tomato plant will thrive, or even survive. New seedlings are at risk from things you can control, like forgetting to water, but so many factors...

Transistion Journal

Finishing a journal feels like a real transition for me. I’m trying to make time to reflect on where I’ve been and what themes have come up. They often surprise me as I use my book as a safe place to experiment and play. Some is intentional and focused, such as...

Mixed Media? What’s that then?

It’s a bit vague but really it can be anything. For example, the first photo is the cover of my new journal. There’s a mix of rubber stamps, paint, washi tape, holographic glitter and pen. I also use scraps of material, thread, tissue, lace, beads, watercolour pens,...

Bright Hope

I had a bit of a disappointing week and took myself into the garden. This is new for me (gardening, not disappointment) and I don’t have much of a clue. I found my approach to gardening similar to creativity. Just begin it and find your way. Imagine what you want to...

Dinky Books and Mural

I’ve been playing with scale here at La Maison Magique. I’ve been making cute mini books as part of my Natural Inspiration online course. The students are doing some absolutely amazing work and we’re sharing support, inspiration and knowledge. I love my work! Here is...

Under The Weather

My app showed me this symbol today which I didn’t know the meaning of.  As soon as I stepped out for my daily walk, I realised – Fog. As I stomped off feeling bleary and unfocused I reflected on how pretty much all of our feelings are reflected in the weather. ...

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