31 Minutes for 31 Days 2018 edition pt 2

You can read Pt 1 here

Days 11 to 20

Day 11 was spent watching the amazing ruKristin and a webinar about Morning Pages.
Day 12 – finishing off my Bob Ross page
Day 13 I started reading Craft a Life you Love by Amy Tangerine
Day 14 – Late Night Crafty Club International edition with The Reset Girl
Day 15 – reading my of Amy Tangerine’s book

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Day 16 – a new episode of Crafty Ass Female podcast
Day 17 – catching up on some Big Picture Classes
Day 18 – more Book of Me pages
Day 19 – photo sorting with Photoshop Elements
Day 20 – taking lots of notes while reading for the Crafty Ass Female Patreon book club (we’re reading Craft a Life You Love)

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It’s beginning to look a lot like ….. December

In October you say?! Well yeah, when you’re prepping for December scrapping.

Since 2010 I’ve done, or attempted to do, Shimelle’s Journal Your Christmas. I’ve also followed Ali Edwards’ December Daily but never done it.

This year I’m going to attempt a mish mash of JYC and December Daily.

Wish me luck!

I’m thinking 6×8 as I have a tonne of 6×8 stuff, and I do love that size. I’ll just need a new album.
Don’t think I’ll buy any new supplies unless, of course I see something that sparks my interest – like the new Christmas Kellie Stamps sets (especially that planner set!!)

Now off to create a stash box for all my Christmas themed goodies Winking smile

31 Minutes for 31 Days 2018 edition

I’m going to give this a go again this year. You can read all about it over at Kellie’s blog

This year I am aiming to do something creative each day  for 31 minutes. I’ll be blogging it here each week and sharing daily on my nightwolf_scraps Insta account.

(and then you don’t press publish so on we go….)

Loving this little daily jolt of creativity. So far this month I’ve made notebooks, cards, gardened and lots more.
Here’s my first 10 days

Day 1. New handmade insert for my long term bullet journal collections. Love having all my long term collection in one place instead of spread out over various journals. The original plan was to laser etch the cover but didn’t work out like I wanted so I just drew the cover.
Day 2. This came about while looking for something else on Pinterest. Now I have all my washi swatched in one place so I can check that out before rummaging through my stash
Day 3 was spent catching up on a card class I missed. One card and a pillow box.
Day 4 another homemade TN insert, this time for my Listers Got to List pages.
Day 5 – 3 more cards for the card class. 2 cards from the class and the pillow box front became a card.

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Day 6 was spent gardening and planting some seeds for our summer garden.
Day 7 was binge watching craft classes on Bluprint during their free watch week.
Day 8 – the latest episode of Crafty Ass Female podcast.
Day 9 and Day 10 was spent having a big Book of Me catch up. I need to share that soon too, didn’t realise I hadn’t shared any of  that project since February…. oops

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Card making

It’s been ages since I’ve sat down and made a bunch of cards. Recently Mum started going to card classes at one of our local scrap stores  and grabbed me a class kit each month.

Here’s the cards I’ve made from each of these kits…

  

Half yearly check in

How is it already July? The last few months have flown by…

What have I been up to?

  • Listening to the Crafty Ass Females podcast. I seriously love these ladies and the topics they cover each week (especially the ones on mental illness <3 )
  • Taking photos for my 100 Happy Days project. I haven’t been sharing these much this year but I’m collating them all. I may share them as a flip thru when I’m done.
  • I started the 100 Day Project (again). I made 22 days. BUT I am nearly finished my 100 Days of All About Me project I started last year. Flip thru coming soon!
  • Slowly working on my Awesome Ladies Project Book of Me. Go check out the new site – it is AMAZING!!
  • Checking out the new Simple Scrapper website. Also amazing.
  • Slowly catching up on the girls’ Project Life albums
  • Creating my own Discord for creatives who live in Australia and New Zealand. It’s a bit quiet but we’d love you to join us. I’m hoping to start a weekly chat/motivation session.

What have you been up to?

The 100 Day Project part 1

This year I’m giving myself a bit more creative freedom and not stressing if I do 100 consecutive days. The aim is to do 100 days total – so far I’m up to 9 and we started on April 4 so I’ve had 3 days when I haven’t actually done anything physically crafty.

Anywho, here I am sharing the first 10 days (which I’m also sharing on my Insta)

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1. Working on my iPad lettering (thanks to Becca & Karin for the awesome course)  2. Doing a little digital sketching on the iPad   3. Colouring mandala   4. Working on some PL for my eldest   5. More iPad lettering   6. planning my page for my Book of Me   7 – 10. creating pages for Miss K’s PL album

What I’ve been up to March 2018 edition

Well I was going to blog my 30 days pages each day but that didn’t happen so look for a big post on that in the next couple of days.

I’m still working on my Awesome Ladies Book of Me project. I am really loving this project this year and loving that I am starting to tell my stories not just our family’s stories

I supported the Crafty Ass Female podcast Patreon. I so love this podcast. Kristin & Amanda are awesome. It’s like hanging out with 2 crafty ass friends and just having a great time.

Apart from that – work and the kids are taking up the rest of my time.

What’s next?

I’m doing the 100 Happy Days photo project again. I love this and this will be the fourth year I’ve done this. Just snapping a quick pic of what’s making me happy that day. I’ll be blogging it over at Nightwolf’s Den. You can also see past years there too.

The 100 Day Project starts on April 3. This year I’m giving myself a bit more freedom – 100 days of doing something crafty. So I can do as little or as much as I have time for each day. I’ll be blogging about it, most likely once a week. Maybe. We’ll see how I go.

30 Lists

It’s almost time for 30 Lists again (it starts on 1st March) and I just realised I haven’t shared my December pages.

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I’m continuing to use my TN insert for March

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