My weekly journaling continues with the same format I've been using for almost two years. Daily highlights linked to my intentions are recorded on the left. And some sort of creative interpretation is entered on the right. This can be a collage, sketch, poem, or simply handwriting practice. Here's an updated page flip of my most recent entries.
Cast a spell on your handwriting with a simple trick I use when I'm unable to use my calligraphy pen. All you need is a marker of your choice. I like to use a fine black Micron pen. It works great on things like kraft paper bags and coffee stained papers.
For Halloween, I'm using this trick to decorate simple kraft treat bags. The process is simple. In addition to a marker, you will need a pencil, a ruler, and a regular mouth jar lid. Step by step instructions are provided in the following video.
From now until Halloween I'll be sharing different ways paper crafting and a little creativity can be used to decorate on a very small budget. I've always challenged myself to decorate for Halloween without spending much money. One year, I cut out tons of bat silhouettes from sheets of black construction paper. They were taped all over walls. People thought I was a genius. I think I spent a total of $5 and a few hours of my time. It can be done.
Let's kick things off this year with a handmade junk journal made from a cereal box. I'm calling it my "grimoire" because French words just have a way of adding a special patina to just about anything. This book will used to decorate my Witchy Workspace in October. What is a Witchy Workspace you ask? More to come on that. For now, here's what I've got for you this week.