Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Root ~ Day 13 Recipe for Happiness

Sometimes our recipe for happiness can simply be captured in our image. 
The image hold so many memories and only ourselves know.

(Pic : Wikipedia)

Getting to know about 9,550 years old Old Tjikko in today's news paper. Old Tjikko located in Fulufjället Mountain of Dalarna province in Sweden and it is world's oldest living individual clonal trees.   

* clonal colonies (multiple trees connected by a common root system), such as “Pando”, estimated to be over 80,000 years old.  

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Root ~ Day 12 Rest

The prompt come to me on the time I need rest.

Self care is not selfish nor it is a sign of is self love. 

Monday, January 27, 2014

Root ~ Day 11 Chaos

The thing about chaos, is that while it disturbs us , it too, 
forces our hearts to roar in a way we secretly find magnificent ~ Christopher Poindoxter

(closed up)

Friday, January 24, 2014

Artstronauts Book : Cover Page

I've prepare an journal book for Artstronauts Club
The images are available to download from the Club and I'm using Teesha's Nov & Dec and Karen Michel's collage sheet.

Teesha taught a clever way to preserve the cover and also make the cover look shining :)

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Root ~ Day 9 Antidotes

A man should hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture everyday of his life 
~ Goethe said that.. 

My antidotes (healing)
: Musics to hear 
: Doodling / zentagles 
: Books & books 
: time to be with myself 

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Root ~ Day 8 To be rooted

Lisa mentioned that Day 8 is the crucial time because energies for a 30 days practice often start lagging right about now. 

Here we are today to be re-root and grounded ...

Monday, January 20, 2014

Root ~ Day 7 Go Gently

Lisa said it at the bottom of every email.
Go Gently ...

Day 6 (Imperfection) and Day 7 (Go Gently) prompt are corresponding to each other.
 We allowed ourselves to be imperfect in life and here we are here to learn. 

In life, do I already go gently ?

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Root ~ Day 6 Imperfection

I had learned a lesson last year, not to be perfect in everything i do..which make me feel less stress and unexpectedly i can make and perform better than before.  
The burden on my shoulder have be lighten by just changing in one thought.

Page at right, a list of 10 things that I can offer right now, imperfectly ..
Yeap...item 10 still empty ...which make the list imperfect ..LOL.

Friday, January 17, 2014

Root ~ Day 5 Purpose of Life

Day 5 prompt : 
Cut and paste copies of favorite passages and saying from books and put them in journal. 

Page is ready, i'm waiting for the passage to come to me :)

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Root ~ Day 4 To Practice

"To practice any art, no matter how well or badly , is a way to make your soul grow. So do it."

I practice watercolor and drawing skill. 

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

2014 Moleskine Journal

After several consideration, i choose Moleskine as my companion for year 2014.
Bought this little journal from Page One bookstore, at Hong Kong International Airport. 
Last year, I used the Plain Soft Notebook - Pocket . The paper is light and easy to carry. 

My coming year journal buddy....

Hubby bought me a polaroid camera...hooray for me to have an instant photo on the page :) 
Thank you !

Friday, January 10, 2014

Evidence Book : Washi Tape

I've keep an Evidence Book ~ inspired by Michelle Ward, Crusades of GPP Street Team.  

The Shinzi Katoh's Washi Tape, bought back from one of the store in Hong Kong.  

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Root ~ Day 3 Cultivate the root

Day 3 Inspiration 
"Cultivate the root, the leaves and branches will take care of themselves"

The root that I most need to cultivate within myself now is ....

Monday, January 6, 2014

Root ~ Day 2 Commit

The keyword for Day 2's prompt is COMMIT.

"When you considered taking a a creative challenge and journaling for thirty days, what arises ?"

To definitely commit myself to journaling for thirty days, I would need .....

Saturday, January 4, 2014

Begins New Chapter of Life

I've signed up Teesha's Artstronauts Club and starting art journaling 
process in Root - 30 Day Journal Project by Lisa Sonora Beam. 
Hope I can maintain creativity 
 within me for 2014.

 I've used the Handmade Book that i bound in last 2 years. 

The pages are made of hand-dye sheet.

Friday, January 3, 2014

Root ~ Day 1 Beginning

Today's (Day 1) Inspiration:
"There is no beginning too small."
Henry David Thoreau said that.