oh, hello. i’m an artist & paper geek.

I began painting as a hobby again during the pandemic after a decade-long break. Creating is my passion and it has helped immensely with my anxiety, along with my love of planning and organizing, I’ll be sharing my creative passions with you on my blog.

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Memory Keeping research for 2023

I decided a few months ago that I would like to start memory keeping again. My initial idea was to keep a journal but this has always fizzled out after about a month in past years, I wanted something that…

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Planner Refresh Series | 05 Home + Money Section

Today I’m reviewing my home section in my planner which I am combining with my money section. I’m keeping the homebody dashboard from My Minimal Planner and cleaning list from The Planner Spot in my planner as deco and reference…

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Planner Refresh Series | 04 Calendars

In the 4th episode of my planner refresh series I’m reviewing my Plans section which consists of all of the calendars that make up my planning system. The first insert I have in this section is important dates which is…

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Oops…

Clearly I’m not very good at this blogging game… all of my planner refresh blog posts were casually sitting in my drafts folder waiting for me to hit publish! They’re now published and ready to read but apologies that they…

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Planner Refresh Series | 01 Planning Routines

With a new year comes new challenges, opportunities and life changes, so reviewing our planning systems at the end of each year makes sense; it’s not that dis-similar to decluttering our homes, setting resolutions and spring cleaning our spaces –…

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Fly agaric mushroom

Welcome to a new week! I painted this fly agaric mushroom 🍄 yesterday inspired by the tutorial by Lou Davis on YouTube. I really enjoyed painting this one and tried out my new Faber Castell polychromos pencils to add detail…

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Wildflowers: gouache on black paper

This weekend I completed a project I’d had in my head for a few weeks and it turned out better than I thought I would, so I thought I’d share it here. I painted some wild flowers in gouache on…

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Video: Meal planning process

One of my subscribers requested a video of my meal planning process so I’m sharing this with you today in my new video. I hope you will find this video of my meal planning process helpful, apologies for the technical…

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YouTube Series coming soon: Planner review

Around this time of year I start to consider my planner options for the year to come. I consider what has worked, what hasn’t, anything I might like to try and which areas of my planning system need some work…

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Watercolour Wildflowers & Weekend Painting Plans

I painted these watercolour wildflowers last weekend. I love the colour combination of soft peach, blush and lilac, it’s definitely one of my favourites. During the week I like to write down a few ideas in my planner as to…

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