Use Your Journal No.7

Day 293/365 Today I’m going to talk about using your watercolour journal out in the field!  It’s fun, I promise!! I recently took a few days off to enjoy some time in the woods, near a lake and I decided … Continue reading

Use Your Journal!

Day 280/365 I spent last Sunday in Unionville, Ontario at a beautiful little show with some fantastic people.  And, as often happens, some people were drawn to my pieces but hesitant to purchase because they feared they would never use the … Continue reading

Use Your Journal No.6

Day 206/365 Today it’s all about using your journals for recipes, my two favourite things!  I’ll explain my own hacks for transforming a journal to a recipe book, appropriate books to use and some other fun tips! As you can … Continue reading

Use Your Journal No.5

Day 170/365 Spring is in the air, the snow is melting/melted and many of us are eager to help welcome the new season.Usually, springtime means spring cleaning.  Oh joy. Today’s post is a mix of ‘Use Your Journal’ and spring cleaning, … Continue reading

Use Your Journal No. 4

147/365 Time to use your journals!! Today I’m taking a trip down memory lane and sharing a journal I haven’t worked on in years.  There are still several pages to go, but that’s the nice thing about journals: they don’t … Continue reading

Use Your Journal No.3

Day 140/365 Today I’m going to tell you about a fun way to use your journal/sketchbook.  It involves paring down your implements (pencil only) and taking your journal with you.  You may have already guessed; today it’s all about sketching … Continue reading

Use Your Journal No.2

Day 129/365 People often refer to journals as vessels.  Vessels for words, ideas, thoughts, sketches, etc.  But sometimes they can actually be vessels, the kind that hold things.  I’m talking about journals, books, sketchbooks that are designed to hold things … Continue reading

Use Your Journal! No.1

Day 94/365 As you may have noticed from my previous post, I’m on a bit of a hand-lettering and calligraphy kick these days.  I’m also enjoying the idea of a few posts that promote journalling, sketching and using journals in … Continue reading

Bookbinding Workshop in Toronto’s 1st Post Office Museum!

Join me at Toronto’s First Post Office (a working post office & museum!!) for an evening of bookbinding fun! Learn how to make your own Hard Cover Coptic Journal with Carolyn of Sprouts Press Designs. We’ll cover the basics of … Continue reading

Take the House & Home Spring Decorating Quiz! Win a $500 Etsy Gift Card!!

Here’s a fun thing: Etsy has collaborated with House & Home to create a spring decorating quiz and video – featuring many local makers’ products! (Sprouts Press included!!) Take the quiz, watch the video and see if you can spot the Sprouts … Continue reading