Me on Monday | 23 May

It was a week of everyday life mixed with extremely distressing news. The gas boiler was servicedA 21-year-old woman was murdered just 10 minutes away from our houseWe dog sat for my sister-in-loveThe Brainy Boy and The Colombian celebrated 10 years of marriage :)I continued working on the Jersey journalThe surveyor came to confirm our … Continue reading Me on Monday | 23 May

Recording 2022’s One Little Word | Redefine – April

There was only one contender this month and that was when I took The Boy to brunch in a Victorian former public convenience. I used the same sketch as April but rotated it a quarter turn. I found the perfect teacup embellies in my stash; they're by Paige Evans for American Crafts. For the journaling, … Continue reading Recording 2022’s One Little Word | Redefine – April

What Are Your Core Childhood Memories?

I read a great post on Cup of Jo recently all about childhood memories - the comments were the very best part of the post. And that got me thinking, what were mine, my core childhood memories? Collating and reading the Maggie and Kay letters has meant I've been thinking about my childhood a lot … Continue reading What Are Your Core Childhood Memories?

Me on Monday | 16 May

It was another week where we were happy to potter around close to home. I went to the salon to have my eyebrows doneThe Brainy One and I went to B&Q to buy paint and a radiator coverI participated in Mass Observation Day (more on that soon) I had my hair cutThe Brainy One taught … Continue reading Me on Monday | 16 May

Scrapbooking in 2022 | This Year’s Album | April

I’m continuing with the theme begun back in 2020 – an album title page and one layout per month. We spent a fair amount of April meeting up with close friends, so when I saw the original design of this spread on the Instagram feed of Papermaze, I knew it would be prefect for recording … Continue reading Scrapbooking in 2022 | This Year’s Album | April

Scrapbooking in 2022 | The Jersey Album

Our trip to Jersey is looming and I've been working on the foundation pages for the journal I'll use to record the details of our visit. I'm using a bigger-than-usual travelers notebook - the measurements come in at approximately 8x5 inches. The patterned paper is from Bella Blvd's You Are My Sunshine range and the … Continue reading Scrapbooking in 2022 | The Jersey Album