Monday, 11 September 2017

Exploring the World of Travellers Notebooks

Well, I admit it. I am totally smitten with Travellers notebooks. May affection started with the Prima Lady like TN but it just rubbed me the wrong way. My Chic Sparrow has been a God send for keeping myself organized. Now my new notebooks are going to be used as Devotional holders, aspiration and affirmation holder, creative on the go supply holder. Excessive,  yes of course. If it helps me get more organized and be able to function in my daily life, I am looking at it as an investment in my health and well being.

I know you are not supposed to play favourites with your beloved planners but I have to say, at first inspection I love my Chic Sparrow as a wallet, the nayadori are my second choice, followed by the foxidori which the colours are not true to the pictures and I find feel very floppy

That being said, I have not got them decked out yet so my opinions may change. I will keep you updated as I try the different leathers and sizes.

Check out the planners I am working with right now:

Thursday, 10 August 2017

Why a Traveller's Notebook will change your life.

I know, you are a doubter right?  Change your life is a pretty big claim but I assure you once you set up your first travellers notebook you will never look back.

If you follow my blogs you likely know that I struggle with severe depression, anxiety and panic disorder and now have been diagnosed with diabetes and PTSD. That is allot to keep track of. One of the side effects of these issues is that I often forget things, conversations, things I said I would do, times of appointments, even to pick up milk.

It was sq uggested by a couple of members of my team that I always carry a notebook and record  everything I am asked to do, my schedule in detail, detailed lists and even phone numbers to call when I have a totally blank moment.

I immediately thought planner as I am a longtime planner girl.  I adjusted the contents of my A5 Webster Pages ring bound planner but honestly it was just too bulky to carry all day. Then I discovered travellers notebooks. You can customise the inserts to suit your needs. There are so many ways to personalize the set up with dashboards, paperclips, ephemera etc.

The more you adapt your TN to your needs and interests the more you will find yourself immersed in its pages. The trick to planner success is actually making it a place you love. If you want to learn more about Travellers Notebooks jump over to my YouTube channel and check out my planner perfection playlist.

Here are a couple of my videos showing my TNS.

Saturday, 1 July 2017

150 years of the place I call home. It has been such an amazing day seeing how fellow Canadians are celebrating  across the country. From the living flag in Manitoba to the huge crowds in Ottawa we are coming out of our mostly quiet humble living to scream to the world "WE ARE PROUD TO BE CANADIAN".

Our small contribution to celebrating our unique Canadian heritage was our Canada 150 blog hop. Canadian Designers from across the Country shared their beautiful creations for us to enjoy in a hop that over 700 crafters came to visit.

Special thanks to Southern Ridge Trading Company and Emerald Creek for participating in the hop.

Congratulations to our grand prize winner Emma who will receive a Spellbinders Platinum  6 machine and Angie who was the winner of the stunning Canada 150 chipboard collection. Enjoy ladies.

If you are celebrating Canada Day today or Independence day next week, we wish you a wonderful day of creating memories that you cherish forever. Don't forget to take pictures for your scrapbooks 😀

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Canada 150th Anniversary Blog Hop

Are you ready to visit some of Canada's most talented Papercrafters?  I can hardly contain my excitement to see what the amazingly crafty folks from Southern Ridge Trading Company and Emerald Creek Crafts have designed. So get ready, get set.....

Don't forget to add entries to the rafflecopter and share, share, share. The more people you get to hop along, the more entries you will get.

See you at the finish line (winner will be drawn July 1st, 2017)

a Rafflecopter giveaway

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