Erma says, “Took you long enough:” The September 2021 (!) Elephant Coffee Klatch

Erma says, “Took you long enough:” The September 2021 (!) Elephant Coffee Klatch

Here we are again…finally! I mean it’s been…how long now? But we won’t worry about that…let’s just get our coffee and get comfy. *pours a mugfull* So…Erma…you there? *stomp* *swish* *stomp* *swish* You are! Wonderful! *sips coffee* Let’s chat! ——— *Erma materializes and sets her mug down* (Her trunk works as good as a hand,…

How to reduce the DPI of digital papers on iPad with Affinity Designer

How to reduce the DPI of digital papers on iPad with Affinity Designer

If you’re loving digital planning, or just discovering it, and you at some point amassed some digital scrapbook papers, you might be wondering if you can use your collection of digital papers in your planner(s). The answer is YES! But with a small caveat – ideally, you want to reduce the dpi, which means reducing…

Review: A Court of Thorns and Roses

Review: A Court of Thorns and Roses

So…I finally finished A Court of Thorns and Roses! I’d started last year, put it aside & got absorbed into other things. Then about a week ago I decided to start from the beginning again (I’d forgotten some details)…and this time I got sucked right in & finished it in a week. Warning…spoilers ahead…warning…warning…spoilers… Wow…I…

Digital Planning Basics

Digital Planning Basics

So you’re ready to jump into digital planning! Welcome to the addiction…hahaha. 🙂 These instructions for digital planning basics are for digital planning on an iPad, because the digital planning explosion started with the GoodNotes app, but it’s of course spreading to other devices & other apps. I’ll do a separate set of instructions for…

Remembering 80s stickers

Remembering 80s stickers

I wrote before about how excited I was to discover digital planning and its best bit, digital stickers, because I’d grown up loving stickers as a kid. After I wrote that, I thought about my old stickers, and how I used to love going to Spencer’s in the mall to gaze at all the stickers…

Erma says, “Remember micromovements” – the December 2018 Elephant Coffee Klatch

Erma says, “Remember micromovements” – the December 2018 Elephant Coffee Klatch

It’s been awhile, hasn’t it? 🙂 But Erma has not let me be. She’s been stomping around & making noise in the background, and she’s been whispering all kinds of ideas in my head. (Erma is the “elephant in the room” of my mind, a representation of my creative dreams that I’m ignoring as they hang…

Lots of Lockwood Love

Lots of Lockwood Love

I have a confession: I love the Lockwood & Co series (book 1: The Screaming Staircase, book 2 The Whispering Skull, book 3 The Hollow Boy; not pictured: book 4, The Creeping Shadow, and book 5 comes out in September). Seriously love it. I bought it during a recent Amazon Prime sale, where the first…