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Listen with Intent – Week 38

For this week, I picked show up. As with most things, the first step is the hardest. For being social, that’s often showing up. Once I get there, I find a way to navigate through it but leaving the comfort of my home is generally undesired for me. So this week’s goal is to show up again and again.

Here’s the pin where I got the lettering..

Without realizing it, I picked the same lettering two weeks in a row :)


Listen with Intent is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

Today I Know – Week 37

This week’s inspiration comes from this pin. I used pastels, stickles and pen on this page. I appear to be addicted to stickles lately.

prompt says: today i know that i am stuck in the rut of….


Today I Know is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

Remember This - Week 36

Life Book week 26 was a bonus from Kate Thompson and week 29 was a bonus from Marieke Blokland and I decided to combine both. I used fun, florescent colors for my background. These were the high flows and they didn’t behave the way I expected but I just went with it.

Then I grew the girl per Kate’s lesson. Though hers was much better, of course.

And finally I wrote “Keep Trying” because I was frustrated with my lack of enough talent to create something I visualize the way I visualize it.

And then I journaled all over.


Remember This is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

Listen with Intent – Week 37

For this week, I picked praise. One of the things I want to focus on this year (which might be obvious with the word listen) is to focus on the other person and not on me during a social interaction. I feel like praising is directly aligned with that. Finding something wonderful about each person I interact with and seeing the very best of them. I love that.

Here’s the pin where I got the lettering..


Listen with Intent is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

Today I Know – Week 36

This week’s inspiration comes from this pin. I used pastels, stickles and pen on this page. I like how sparkly it is.

prompt says: today i know that i need to make some changes


Today I Know is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

Remember This - Week 35

Life Book week 28 was back to an assignment from Tam. It was about drawing an eye. This one is almost a copy of the art she made for the week. And i do love it so.

It’s all made with acrylics, pens, watersoluble crayons and some sprays.

I do wish I’d written one big message on the page. Eh, we live we learn.


Remember This is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

Listen with Intent – Week 36

For this week, I picked volunteer. One way I can see myself being more social is with a purpose. So if I volunteer to do things that need to be done, to help a cause, I know that I will show up and I will feel like my presence matters. As a side effect, I also get to be more social. In my world, that’s a win-win!

Here’s the pin where I got the lettering..


Listen with Intent is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

Today I Know – Week 35

This week’s inspiration comes from this pin. I used pastels and pen on this page. These are not my colors and this page doesn’t make me so happy but i am still glad I tried something new.

prompt says: today i know that life is good.


Today I Know is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

Remember This - Week 34

Life Book week 25 was back to an assignment from Effy Wild. Her art was totally different but when I sat down to create, this is what poured out of me. It happens that way sometimes. This lady is made with acrylics. And she is not my favorite but I do like her message:

You are exactly where you’re supposed to be.


Remember This is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

Listen with Intent – Week 35

For this month, I picked “listen socially.” While I am super talkative, being social is not something that comes naturally to me. I much prefer to be alone, doing my own thing. This month is all about getting out there, reach out to some of the people I’ve fallen out of touch with but I still miss and want to reconnect with.

I could no longer find where I got the lettering..


Listen with Intent is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

Today I Know – Week 34

This week’s inspiration comes from this pin. I used pastels and gelatos and pen on this page. I like how colorful it is.

prompt says: today i know that i am capable of amazing things.


Today I Know is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

Remember This - Week 33

My July My Mind’s Eye assignment is also May’s One Little Word assignment. I decided to take the wonderful little MME cards and then use their embellishment packs to add a layer and then I painted a bunch on each and then I stamped a bunch.

And a little more paint.

And finally I wrote my journaling and this is what I ended up with.

All the journaling is about what I am thinking about and trying at this moment.

Still can’t get enough of that Gold.


Remember This is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.