Filofax Week 13: Spring Outside, Planner Link Up

Theme: Spring Outside Colors: Pink & Green Materials: Pink Floral Washi : Hello Washi Etsy Shop Thin Washi: eBay Happy Card: The Paper Source Garden Stickers:Target Dollar Spot The Documented Life Project: [Art to the 5th blog] Art Challenge: As a focal point Journal Prompt: Coming into focus ... Last Week ... How are YOU planning this week?? Link YOUR planner with us! … [Read more...]

Filofax Week 6: Blizzard & Snowmen

Theme: Blizzard & Snowmen Colors: Blue and Green Just like in 2011, right after Cupcakes was born, we had an epic blizzard here just before Groundhog's Day.  Happy Groundhog's Day, by the way.  I'll let you know whether our family groundhog, Victor, saw his shadow or not this morning as soon as my dad texts me.  Anyway, we're going to be digging ourselves out this morning; thankfully, Hobbs doesn't have to be at work until this afternoon. Materials: Transparent Polka Dot Washi: … [Read more...]

Filofax Week 5: Ahhh Tropical

Theme: Ahhh Tropical Colors: Green, Blue, Orange, Yellow Materials: Blue & Green Washi: Dollar Store Thin Washi: eBay Drinkie Stickers: Michael's Palm Tree Drawing done with Felt Tip Pens The Documented Life Project [Art to the 5th blog] Art Challenge: Writing Journal Challenge: Words with Friends  You can see my challenges from last week in the picture under the subheading, "Last Week".  To go along with the color wheel week, Cupcakes and I have been working on colors and … [Read more...]

Filofax Week 3: Frozen Sisters

Theme: Frozen Colors: Blue & Pink Materials: Colored in Picture: a gift from Cupcakes <3 Frozen Sticker: Christmas gift so origin unknown, also from Cupcakes Thin Washi: eBay Heart Washi: Dollar Stores The Documented Life: [Art to the 5th blog] Art Challenge: Gesso (I don't know what that means, so I guess I'll be googling swagbucksing.) Writing Prompt: "The beginning is always today." - Mary Shelley New Stuff I wrote my Daily Blog Checklist on a To Do Page. In front … [Read more...]

Week 2: Epiphany & the Three Wise Men

Theme: Epiphany & the Three Wise Men Colors: Blue & Purple Materials: Wise Men Stickers: Target Dollar Spot Blue & Purple Washi: Dollar Store Red & White Washi: Dollar Store The Documented Life Project: I really enjoyed doing these art challenges all last year, and so I'm going to be continuing in 2015.  Over at the Art to the 5th blog, the artists are going to issue an art journal challenge as well as a journal prompt (<-- new this year!) for the week.  I will … [Read more...]

Week 52: Merry Christmas!

Theme: Merry Christmas! Colors: Red, Green, & Gold Materials: Red & Green Washi - Target Holy Family Stickers - Target Dollar Spot Reindeer Washi - Michael's Merry Christmas sticker - Michael's Santa Sticker - Target The Documented Life Project: [From Art to the 5th Blog] Last week was arrows; check out all my arrows below! This week's challenge: Document your Family Holiday Tradition PERFECT!  :) ooo I hope I remember to save some gift wrap to paste in!! New Stuff I … [Read more...]

Filofax Week 51: Sweet Christmas

Theme: Sweet Christmas Colors: Pink, Red, & Green Materials: Christmas Stickers: Target Dollar Spot Washi: Target Thin Washi: eBay The Documented Life Project: [Art to the 5th Blog] From last week's challenge, I drew my packing list for my dream vacation spot: Jamaica. * shorts * bullet journal * colored pencils / pens * bathing suit * a book to read * skirt * mascara & lipgloss * phone * passport * tablet * ziplock bag for sea shells * perfume * rosary * purse * … [Read more...]

Filofax Week 50: Christmas is Coming

Theme: Christmas is Coming (2nd Week of Advent) Colors: Red, Green & Blue Materials: Reindeer Washi: Hobby Lobby Red & Green Washi: Target Christmas Stickers: Michaels The Documented Life Project: [Art to the 5th Blog] You'll find my handprint from last week's challenge in the next section.  I used Cupcakes' hand because she turned 4 last week.  :)  I have a four year old... woah! This week's challenge: Pick a Fantasy Vacation Spot and Write a Packing List.  Money is NO … [Read more...]

Filofax Week 49: Happy Birthday, Cupcakes!!

Theme: Happy Birthday, Cupcakes!! Colors: Pink and Light Blue (Her 4th Birthday is Tuesday and her Party is Sunday!) Materials: Sprinkles Washi: Michael's Cupcakes Washi: Toys R Us Cupcake Stickers: Target Thin Washi: eBay The Documented Life Project (Art to the 5th Blog) Trace Someone's Hand New Stuff December Calendar! Also, I started my very first bullet journal!  <3 Today is the first day of Advent. Shout outs to Haley Cairo and Nadine's Mixed Plate on YouTube … [Read more...]

Filofax Week 48: Happy Thanksgiving!!

Theme: Thanksgiving Week Colors: Orange, Brown, and Blue   Materials Washi Tape: Target Thin Washi: eBay Turkey Sticker: Not sure, have had it forever The Documented Life Project [Art to the 5th Blog] This Week's Challenge: Depict Gratitude in a Creative Way I really wanted to do last week's but time got away from me!  Maybe I can go back and add a map to show you later. Great idea!!  :o) New Stuff I'm going to start a bullet journal! Here's what it will look like; my … [Read more...]