Feeling fortunate

This page in my UnPlanner was inspired by a couple of conversations I had this week around my career and life in general. We live in a very ordinary house in a scruffy street in an ordinary town – and I love it. Tony and I have been together 24 years, married 21, and are as much in love as ever. We rely on each other and prefer each other’s company; we don’t need to be in the same room, we’re happy to just kind of orbit round each other. Our lives aren’t flash or full of adventure, but we know how fortunate we are.

pac 25 june

Colourme positive week 26

This week’s quote was from Oprah and the challenge was to write down something you’re grateful for today. This is a very different page for me, inspired by ATC swap partner Ying-Ya Shey. Collage materials received as part of a swap, Distress paint & ink, bronze paint that Lynne Walker gave me 🙂

week 26 celebrate

Starting my June DLP unplanner

This month we are “unravelling the past and embracing new beginnings”. I can’t think of a better theme as I work through the mental preparation videos ahead of my weight loss surgery. They want me to understand how genetics, metabolism, culture and environment, sleep, personal behaviour and psychological aspects have all contributed to me being at a point where surgery makes sense. The prep is thorough and quite challenging so it’s cool that my art ties into it, as that makes it less stressful for me.

colourmepositive week 23

This week’s quote was about opportunity. The challenge was to use ribbon but, bizarrely, my ribbon collection has vanished. I must have tidied it away too well! This page used gift wrap a friend brought back from a Museum in the USA, white Dylusions paint, Tim Holtz inks and stencils, and gesso.

week 23 opportunity