Create Your Own Digital Ink Stamp Brush in Photoshop

I thought it would be fun to share a simple little technique that I use when I want to create an Ink Stamp effect in a digital way.    I thought it would be a really cute idea if I were  to create my own planner sticker pack from selfies I had taken in various expressions […]

Artful Planner Teacup Weekly Spread

This week I was very inspired in creating my spread for  my Artful Planner.  Lor of  Studio Rosey Posey gave me early bird access to her fabulous new collection of unique and adorable weekly planner layouts and boy oh boy did I run with it! I spent a leisurely Sunday afternoon playing with the stacked […]

Is it Possible to Have Too Many Ideas?

Having worked in a creative industry for 13 years, it is not uncommon to hear someone complain that they have lost their mojo. This pretty much translates to feeling uninspired, therefore, incapable of being creative at the time.  However, it is important to realize that just because we may feel disconnected from the flow of […]

Why Use a Planner if I Don’t Plan?

Until recently, I have never been much of a planner.  Whenever I wanted to accomplish something I would simply just start it and take one step at a time, allowing the process to organically develop until completed.  I don’t like deadlines.  Just the sheer mention of an expected deadline can make me so anxious that […]

When Plans Fall Apart

I have a little confession.  I am not really big on planning things. Well, I do plan to some degree, but very loosely.  I also use a planner, and it is very helpful to me, but I will explain how I use it in another post later this week.  Today I want to talk about […]

Want All The Things! aka FOMO.

Somewhere around October of every year I start moving my time and attention into the “shopping zone”, while I search out and buy gifts for everyone on my Christmas list.  When I am out and about, or surfing the online shops I love, I inevitably start noticing things that I myself would love to have, […]

Artful Planner – Reviewing the Year

As we enter into the last month of 2015 and before we start our Artful Planner for 2016 it is really important to take stock of all that we have experienced and accomplished by reviewing the year.   It is a time to acknowledge all that our life experiences have taught us and how we […]

Weekly Planner Spread

As I am starting to get into my groove with my Artful Planner creation, I am going that much further in to revealing my quirky side.  With this spread I have used some of the products by the Studio Girls @ Scrapbookgraphics but I am also starting to use my own as well. I apprehensively […]

Create and Decorate Your Planner Inserts Digitally

With this Youtube video I will demonstrate how easy it is to create and decorate beautiful planner inserts using digital scrapbooking products and Photoshop or other image manipulation software. This is my very first YouTube video so please subscribe to my channel if you would like to see  more from me.  I really appreciate your […]

Artful Planner – Digitally Created Planner Inserts

Yesterday I completed week 5 in my Artful Planner project, using digital scrapbooking products.  I have to say I am loving this project so much. I am learning so many new things and my creative wheels are spinning. I expect this project to blossom and evolve as the year progresses and I “plan” to allow […]