The Mystery of Music – M in the A-Z of Mystery Journal “Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.” – Victor Hugo Music is what feelings sound like, it speaks where words fail, soothes the mind, flows from heaven to the soul, and sings the prayer of the heart. Isn’t it amazing how music can bring back a memory so strong we feel the reliving of it. Music helps us remember facts. Remembering music is one of the things our brains hold onto, when other memories and facilities fade. I think… Read More
What do you do to help you reach your goals that seem unpleasant? For me, March is a time when my yearly goals wane a bit. Now I’m being intentional about pushing past that and having fun in the process.
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! March is here! Full of hope of Spring and new beginnings. Green is a favorite color of mine and often finds its home in this months calendar. This month is truly a month of new beginnings with two grandbabies due. I’m celebrating with the nesting dolls and words and symbols of their names. We also have a grandson’s birthday this month marked with Washi tape stars. Five years ago before going to Ireland, I read a biography and did some research on St. Patrick. Visiting St. Patrick’s cathedral was a highlight for me. Years before that,… Read More
E – Explore & Experience Your Word of the Year with a Vision Board Many of us have forgone the new years resolutions, but still have dreams and goals. This year, I’m following Mary’s suggestion in making a vision board. I want mine to fit in my Leuchtturm journal so it can be portable and easily accessible throughout the year. There are some good options for that. I considered my options for format: I could just use some of the pages in my everyday journal, or do a tip-out accordion fold, or try my hand at a portable fancy fold… Read More
Get inspired with our first Washi Tape Adventure, featuring creative ways to use Washi Tape. I’m also exploring the style of the mid-1900s with Mid-Century modern style. It’s so fun!
This post is 3rd in the A-Z Word of the Year Challenge: C for Creating a Cairn. Build on your word using words & stones, actual stones or in a journal. Visual inspiration & Scripture included.
In this post is a how-to-video walking through painting papers and making a journal page spread. It is elegant and doable, so anyone can do it. It features my newly designed Stones & Pebbles tiling stencils. Also included are inspirational artworks showing various ways to use stencils.
I’m excited about some discoveries and insight found about light, the color of light, and the symbolism of the primary colors of light and the colors of pigment.
This post shares a visual Ignatian prayer process in being present to God’s presence in light of reflecting on a Word of the Year.
This post shows the pages set up at the beginning of my Word of the Year 2019 in a Leuchtturm1917 journal. It also works well in a Moleskine or similar type journal. Photos and descriptions of pages and materials used are included.