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Choosing a Word of the Year

Choosing a Word of the Year

If you’ve spent any time in the creative space, especially online, you’ve no doubt come across the idea of choosing a word for the year. It’s something I have been doing for about 10 years now, since first learning about it. Along with setting resolutions […]

Hygge Self-Care CraftVent Day 24 – December Story

Hygge Self-Care CraftVent Day 24 – December Story

Maybe you haven’t been keeping up with your chosen memory keeping project this month. No worries. Today I invite you to tell the story of the day, week or month. Keep it simple: photo + words. Nothing else is needed. If you didn’t plan a […]

Hygge Self-Care CraftVent Day 23

Hygge Self-Care CraftVent Day 23

Let’s clear our spaces some more. It’s time to pack away all the tools and supplies you no longer need and prepare for a relaxing Holiday weekend. At this point in the month, I want clarity, and I don’t want to see any clutter in […]

Hygge Self-Care CraftVent Day 22 – Who’s Got the Cookie?

Hygge Self-Care CraftVent Day 22 – Who’s Got the Cookie?

It’s Cookie Exchange Day, but I won’t tell if you keep them all to yourself! Today you can make a cookie, or share a cookie, or simply eat a cookie. Don’t have any cookies to hand? Try one of these single serve cookie recipes. Use #hyggeselfcarecraftvent on social […]

Hygge Self-Care CraftVent Day 21 – Tada!

Hygge Self-Care CraftVent Day 21 – Tada!

You’re doing much more than you think. Trust me. Today your mission is to write an “I did it list”, or as I like to call it a “Tada!” list. Write down everything you’ve done today, this week, and even so far this month,. See? […]

Hygge Self-Care CraftVent Day 20 – TBR

Hygge Self-Care CraftVent Day 20 – TBR

Get comfy and spend some time between the pages of a good book. Take it outside if you can. Or read some pages in bed before falling asleep. Maybe you prefer listening to audiobooks – that totally works too! Use #hyggeselfcarecraftvent on social media. P.S. Did you […]

Hygge Self-Care CraftVent Day 19 – Get Moving to Music

Hygge Self-Care CraftVent Day 19 – Get Moving to Music

Throw on some music and shake that booty! Do this solo or grab a willing partner: a child, an adult or even a pet. What music will you dance to? Use #hyggeselfcarecraftvent on social media.

Hygge Self-Care CraftVent Day 18 – Organise

Hygge Self-Care CraftVent Day 18 – Organise

Now that you’ve purged your tools, today I want you to organise them. I like to have my most frequently used tools close by my work table. You can use pots, bins and baskets. You can repurpose an actual tool caddy as well! Use #hyggeselfcarecraftvent on social […]

Hygge Self-Care CraftVent Day 17 – Look Up

Hygge Self-Care CraftVent Day 17 – Look Up

Get outside (or maybe just look through your window), and stare at the sky. It sounds silly, but it’s a wonderful way to take a break and be mindful. Become a child again and see what shapes you see in the clouds! Take a photo […]

Hygge Self-Care CraftVent Day 16 – Journal

Hygge Self-Care CraftVent Day 16 – Journal

Pull out those notebooks and get journaling. You might want to do some long form journaling, with your tea or coffee. Or maybe you simply want to update your bullet journal, reading journal, or a list of movies, TV shows or other interest that you’re keeping […]