A Return to Hughenden Manor | 1940s Weekend

Hughenden Manor is one of our favourite localish National Trust properties and having stumbled across their 1940s weekend last year, I was pleased to see that it was being run again in September. This year, with a little forward planning, I wore vintage-style clothing ... the trousers need at least one pocket. (I bought my … Continue reading A Return to Hughenden Manor | 1940s Weekend

OLW | Thrive and the Traveler’s Notebook

A few more spreads have been added to my One Little Word traveler's notebook. Becoming Irish was always going in there: Gold shamrock covers my personal details As was the road trip to Luxembourg for the wedding: And, obviously, the wedding: I have room for just more 5 spreads in the traveler's notebook, and it … Continue reading OLW | Thrive and the Traveler’s Notebook

The Completed 6×8 Summer Travel Journal

As I've said previously, when making travel mini-books my goal is always on the stories, photos, and memorabilia. I don’t experiment with a lot of creative techniques, because I want to highlight the photographs and keep the album fairly simple and clean. Obviously the wedding commands the largest number of pages ... ... but there … Continue reading The Completed 6×8 Summer Travel Journal

Learn Something New Every Day | Days 26-30

September means that the Season of mist and mellow fruitfulness is approaching. It also means that Shimelle is running her annual class, Learn Something New Every Day.Like the last few years, I’m recording what I’ve learned throughout September here. Day 26: Chasing up estimates for work you need done is demoralising. Whatever happened old-fashioned customer service? Day 27: … Continue reading Learn Something New Every Day | Days 26-30

Learn Something New Every Day | Days 21-25

September means that the Season of mist and mellow fruitfulness is approaching. It also means that Shimelle is running her annual class, Learn Something New Every Day.Like the last few years, I’m recording what I’ve learned throughout September here. Day 21: Some authors appear to not want to be contactable via a mailing address. Day 22: The scrapbooking … Continue reading Learn Something New Every Day | Days 21-25