Thursday, September 15, 2011

Heart Journal Challenge week 8- Thankful Thursday

I thought I would share with you my He-Art Journal page for this week.

WEEK 8 - The Power of ONE

                                                          (use one word as the focal point)
Assignment: Create a spread or a page using a word of your choice as the center piece. Use any stamps you want, colors, etc. Not necessary to use any TGF stamps, this is YOUR journal, do what you want cuz you rule that journal!

My word of choice was "Passions".
 I have many passions in my life, but I just listed the first 6 that came to my mind.

-My family is my biggest passion. I love these people with all my heart. I don't know how I could have lucked out to have such a sweet husband and awesome daughters. There is nothing more important in life then knowing that your family loves you. Even when they drive me crazy, teehee.

-Creating is truly one of my passions. I think of creating most of the day. Also when I lay bed. I have forgotten more ideas then I could ever complete in my life time, lol.

-I have always enjoyed writing. Whether it be in journal form or story form or even notes and lists. I just love to write.

-Reading is another thing I love to do. I love to escape into some other world. Let it be in a novel or someones blog.

-My friends. Friends keep you young :)   You can be yourself around your friends, you can act silly, and laugh and share inside jokes. And when you are down, they pick you up.

-My blog. It is MY place. A place to share my life and my craft. It may seem odd to some, but it is like an extension of me.
 See told you I like to write.
This page just came together so easily. I wanted to draw the title for the challenge and then journal about what I have learned 1/2 way through this challenge.
I had received some Happy mail and did a video on my YouTube channel on the goodies I had received. If you want to take a peek here they are I won a Smash journal, then some ladies gave me some treasures just out of the goodness of there heart, thank you Brenda and Sybil. 

Onto My Day:
I spent most of my morning uploading my pages to the challenge gallery. The site crashed and I had lost all my past challenges. Then I couldn't post this one. I finally did, but I was so frustrated, especially with my great computer skills. Now, I know, you're all laughing.
Went for a walk with Lynn.
Got a car wash, gas, banking and groceries.
Uploaded photos to Blacks and will pick them up in the morning.
Hubby worked until 8:00pm again, another 14 hour day. He will be happy to go up to camp this weekend.

Thankful Thursday:
I got to upload my challenge pages.
Tomorrow is Friday.
Tums....I sure have been getting heartburn. I never get heartburn ;(
I have a friend to walk with once a week.

What are you thankful for today?



  1. Sounds like you got a lot accomplished. I hate computer issues!

  2. places to go like your blog where I can read about what I should be writing. LOL I like to write/journal too but terrible at this keeping up thing. I am trying though. Will come up with something for the weekend.

  3. Great page! I love that you are really writing a lot in there!

  4. This part of your journal turned out so pretty! I love the colors and the things you chose to be your passions.

    I love the part where you said you have forgotten more creative ideas than you'll ever accomplish in a lifetime. Girl, I hear ya loud and clear there! LOL!!! And laying in bed thinking about something creative. Yep. I just don't like to write things down, but you may not notice that with my posts here and on my blog, but I love to talk, so that's why they get lengthy.

    I am extremely grateful for my family and "some" of my very few friends. I wish my online friends lived near me. ;^)

  5. Love your art journal pages! The coloring in the back ground is so pretty and love the journaling too. Sounds like you got some fun goodies. After you make your own Smash, you won one! Will be interested to hear how you like the real thing. Have a great weekend!

  6. Love your journal pages Tracy, it's amazing how blogging becomes such a big part of our lives, and how we make some really good friends through our crafting.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  7. I know you are passionate about your family, friends and hobby. It shows with every post. xoxox Have a wonderful weekend.

  8. beautiful journal pages and I can so relate to the idea of having many many passions. sometimes it's overwhelming for me

  9. oh, i love this! so stinkin cute!

    blogger is being funny, so I have to comment as an open ID!


  10. Love all the color you added to this page! Boy I really petered out on this challenge, didn't I? My heart journal could say, "things I've learned about art's not for Becky." Lol!!!!

    Hope your heartburn goes away and you have a great weekend at camp!

  11. Love the pages! I'm thankful it's Friday!! Looking forward to the weekend!

  12. Well first I'm thankful I'm not sick anymore and can now go back to reading blogs. But I'm thankful to you for inspiring to keep up with my blog and start my you tube videos (that now I'm addicted to).

    The way I look at art is it as ALL art or none of it is. All it takes is one person to think it's art and whammo it's art. More than one person thinks your creations are art, just for the record lol. And just because it's a craft does not mean it's not art, it's just another form of art and it shouldn't make it any less so. And yes you can draw silly, I've seen it!

  13. So pretty, hope you and hubby get some rest up at camp this weekend x

  14. Lovely colours and the pages is beautiful with so many cute details.

  15. I love your passions page!
    Ugh on losing the loads and having difficulty loading a current one...sometimes I think I am pretty savvy, most times, I know that I am NOT! Lol.

  16. Hi, Tracy. You are doing such an amazing job with your art journal. I hate computers sometimes- sometimes you start out doing something and it takes you twice as long and very frustrating to boot.
    I am back in MT so can keep up to date on my blogs now.
    Hope you are haning a fantastic weekend.
    I am up to my armpits doing laundry.


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