Camp Wanna Craft 2019 // Hopes

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The Reset Girl is starting her annual summer camp soon. This year the name is Camp Wanna Craft and it is all about crafting. Which gets me really excited since I have declared that June is my new year. Winter is really hard on my health and so I feel like I ‘start the new year’ out on a dud. However, with summer, I can feel energy returning and I am excited about possibilities.  My hope for camp is that I find my spark again to create.

With the last two camps, I found reasons to go outside (scavenger hunts and bingo challenges). I hope with this year that I can get a little more then I did in Winter, even if I just go to the porch to journal or sketch.

Also, during ‘Week In the Life’ I found these cute travel journals. When I saw the supply list for camp mention a two ring journal, I knew these were perfect so I bought them. I am not 100% if I will use them for all of camp but they sure are cute. For those curious, I bought them at Target. From what I can tell they are an in-store purchase only.

Lastly, I remember how fun the camp facebook groups were. It was nice to see everyone sharing their ideas and journal pages. The community was real. With this year’s new site, forum and cabins, I hope that I can make a friend or two.

I feel those are kinda big goals but I think that’s what summer is about, opportunity.

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Craft Space // Plans

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If you have been following me on Instagram, you have probably seen the many changes I have made to my craft area. If you aren’t following me I thought I would share. I am currently out in the dining room/living room area. I like this space because I have room for the massive 25 cubes Kallax shelf unit from Ikea and my desk. There are still some changes I want to make though.

  • Hang up all my twinkle lights around the cube system
  • Buy new desk
  • Paint new desk my signature green color
  • Go through everything on the cube system
  • Find every crafty bit a new home
  • Move books to the new bookshelf in the spare room
  • Hang wire wall art with added twinkle lights
  • Switch binder research information to file container(s)
  • Hang computer monitor on the wall for more space
  • Buy a silhouette
  • Go through hand punches
  • possibly washi the cubes in green

I think that about covers all the plans I have for my space. It is a lot to do but I really want this space to feel and look like me. I don’t really have a timeline I have to get things done on either. I hope to update this post as I make changes to the area.

Week In The Life 2019 // Plan + Review

Last week was ‘Week In The Life‘ by Ali Edwards. I always look forward to this project. Just the act of snapping photographs of your every day is poetic to me.

Since December, my documentation has been a little rocky. I still take the pictures but I lost the passion. I was just snapping photos with no real reason or meaning. My plan for ‘week in the life’ was just to get my groove back.

Now that ‘Week In The Life’ is officially over. I can look back and say that yes I did document my week. However, I feel I did a poor job. There was so much going on in the background, in my head and heart that I feel I didn’t convey what I wanted to really document. Maybe I will try again in June and see how I change my documentation.

Journal Journey | 01

 

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In March, I made a video talking about my journals. At the time my idea was that I was going to switch from my mini into an A5 because I liked the space. I was also going to try daily journaling again (thanks LitteRavenInk). As I worked on daily journaling though I realized that I don’t have the energy or strength to create daily solely based off of my day, especially day that I spent in bed. I will share more about what my journals look currently later on. Right now I just want to share where I started.

 

 

Junk Journal | Journal with Me

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January through March I went through a phase of indecisiveness with my journaling. I knew I wanted to journal but wasn’t sure how. When I saw Rhomany making junk journals I remember how fun they were so I made this Traveler’s notebook junk journal for March. I didn’t use my junk journal as much as I thought but I did film the process so I thought I would share with you. Today I am actually starting to document my days starting Monday, March 11.

 

Junk Journal | Coffee Dyed Papers

January through March I went through a phase of indecisiveness with my journaling. I knew I wanted to journal but wasn’t sure how. When I saw Rhomany making junk journals I remember how fun they were so I made this Traveler’s notebook junk journal for March. I didn’t use my junk journal as much as I thought but I did film the process so I thought I would share with you. I started by taking apart a travelers notebook and coffee dying the papers. I share all the information on how I do this in the video.

Thanks for watching.

Junk Journal | Set Up

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January through March I went through a phase of indecisiveness with my journaling. I knew I wanted to journal but wasn’t sure how. When I saw Rhomany making junk journals I remember how fun they were so I made this Traveler’s notebook junk journal for March. I didn’t use my junk journal as much as I thought but I did film the process so I thought I would share with you. Here is me setting up the journal with pockets and flips.