Did you have a wonderful christmas?

Because I sure did! It seemed to absolutely race by this year but I think thats just a sign of my age!  ImageImage

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Home made christmas pudding decorations on a super festive tree all surrounded by brown paper packages. 

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Rustic mantle topped with the obligatory swathe of candles followed by mountains of food and drink. 

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And to top it all off an amazing family that helped me turn Boxing day into a Potter fest full of laughter, silliness, dressing up and yes you guessed it more food.

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I hope your christmas was as blessed as mine!  

All about Journaling

I have never considered myself the type of person to keep a journal but 29th December 2012 I decided that I was going to give it a good old adult sized try! And much to my amazement I have managed to sustain it so I thought it worth sharing. 

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I have used a mixture of collages, bits from travels (tickets, pressed flowers ect), pictures (more like doodles) and words both the spew from my brain and quotes and lyrics! 

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I partly accredit the success of this little 365 project to the lack of pressure I put on myself. First off I didn’t use a pretty notebook so I wouldn’t feel like my inside had to live up to an amazing outside! As it is I will be making a fabric slip cover for the end of the year to help preserve her for posterity!

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Secondly I did this with no other purpose than to have a little weeny creative outlet at the end of each day so I could approach each blank page with no expectation. 

 

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I know it’s not the end of the year yet but so far this project has been great fun, given me a crazy record of my year and I plan on doing it again next year.