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Flower Border Doodle

Flower Border Doodle

Sometimes the pages intended for writing are filled with flowers, and my diary becomes a notebook of flower doodles… I try to keep my doodles to the edges in this notebook, so that I will also have room for writing. It’s called the Happy Flower Garland Frame in the Craft-a-Doodle book. I just call it […]

A Pink Leuchtturm Notebook

A Pink Leuchtturm Notebook

My diary knows my thoughts as well as I know them myself. Anas Nin I have bought a hot pink Leuchtturm 1917 blank notebook for myself. Now I can’t remember where I saw this notebook brand online, but once I started investigating it I knew it was something I’d like, really like. Yes, I had […]

Time for Diary Doodles

Time for Diary Doodles

To doodle is often moving your hands in a familiar way. Doodling is mindless drawing of forms and patterns, doing what you’ve always done. But it can also be learning new things, trying something out, experimenting… Related PostsFound doodles As seen on Instagram Watercolour engraving with a knitting needle

Inside my Diary

Inside my Diary

When time allows I am always cutting and pasting, especially in my diary, probably because it’s the notebook that most often is close to me. It’s sitting there, so I add in something I find in one of my folders of clippings. Something that is colorful, inspirational, beautiful or plain funny. Related PostsCalendar, Cat and […]

Owl journal revisited: I painted it pink!

Owl journal revisited: I painted it pink!

Do you remember the leather journal my mother bought for me in Lithuania? I have been so into the moleskine brand that I haven’t used this one yet. It’s been resting in the notebook bin for a few months. Then at Easter I finally decided to give the blank pages a try. I’m about to […]

What I Wore today

What I Wore today

What I wore today, in drawing. First I was doing an exercise to create a 6 minute diary page l Linda Barry, author of the book What It Is (that I own and totally recommend, it’s awesome). She wrote: Why is it so hard to keep up a diary? IT ISNT! Not if you […]

Peek into the doodle diary

Peek into the doodle diary

No, sorry. It’s not really a doodle diary, but it could be. On some pages there is just not much room for anything else. But on most of them, I leave a little room for later writing: The diary pages are a mix of this and that, but mostly it’s writing. This week some hearts […]