and although they're a little late, I got February's pages prepped today. Sue came over and we prepped our pages together.
We had a very relaxing day stamping, cutting and sticking, spraying and shading. One of the great things about getting together with a friend is you can share stamps and inks :) I used Sue's Invoke Arts hearts in the background alongside some of my own heart rubberstamps.
I'm not sure I want to write on these pages to be honest!!
I carried on journalling after Sue left, writing out a phrase I've been passionate about recently ...
...and venturing out of my comfort zone by starting out with a black page...
I used my pan pastels for the first time and LOVED them. I've used pastels before but these are ultra fine, and sooooo soft. No chalky bits with these. The journal page actually says 'Face your fears' but the Old English font I chose does make it appear to say 'pour' instead!
And finally, Helen, from Stamping by H, left me a comment the other day regarding my talented family, and I wanted to take the opportunity to show what my very, very talented Mum made the other day.
How cute is he?!! Mum makes bears from chenille pipecleaners and this is one of her latest designs. I am always in awe at how she can come up with all these different designs and outfits.