Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Welcome!

Welcome to Adventures in Guided Journaling, the new home of the blog formerly known as Grace is Overrated.

(Hmm, this place looks awfully familiar. Can't quite put my finger on it, but . . . )

The thing is, I've always liked the look of Grace is Overrated. It lets you know exactly what you're in for when you see my journal pages -- wonky lettering, bright colours, guided journal adventures, etc.

So, after months of fiddling with fancy fonts and graphics that didn't look anything like my work, I ended up back where I started. There is so much about this journey that I want to hold onto that I decided to bring it with me, including my blog posts and much of the sidebar.

In the end, there was only a short list of things I wanted to do differently this time around. A new name was at the top of the list. It has become increasingly difficult to explain how, exactly, the name Grace is Overrated relates to journaling. Adventures in Guided Journaling pretty much says it all and it matches up with my shop name, my Facebook page and, soon, my Pinterest page.

Also, I've taken down my original set of free, printable journal pages. Don't worry, they aren't gone forever; they're simply awaiting re-purposing. When you click the link to my printable journal pages now, you'll find the set that I started just over a year ago. They're updates of the first six original pages. I've learned so much since I posted that very first journal page almost four years ago. It's really important to me that all of the learning and tweaking and soul-searching I've experienced along the way is reflected in my printables, so I'll continue to update and add to the new set as often as I can.

I've also added a new sidebar link for my printable journal pages for kids. If pages for kids interest you, you might want to pop on over because there are two new pages there that I haven't posted before.

Here's a sneak peek:


I'll also be adding new pages for kids from time to time and I'll be posting sets for kids in the shop.

So, to sum up: Welcome to the new blog! I have lots of surprises in store and I hope you'll continue to follow along!

15 comments:

  1. The new pages look really good. I can't wait until my little guy is old enough to work on these.

    And, congratulations on the new home. I'm glad you kept the look of the previous blog because it really does capture the look of your journal pages.

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    1. Thank you so much, Silverlotus! It feels like a good place to start. :)

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  2. Congrats on your new home.....

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  3. Domestic ScribblesMarch 12, 2014 at 7:35 PM

    Lovely! Glad everything has come together!

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    1. Scribbler! So nice to see you! Thanks so much!

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  4. Ohhh! Pages for the kids! I am so excited! Congrats on your new home.

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    1. Hi Mamacowx6! Hope you love the kids pages. Thanks so much for stopping by. :)

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  5. I love that you are staying true to your beginnings and keeping it all basically the same. Welcome to your new space!

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    1. Naomi! Thank you so much! It was one of those the-answer-was-there-all-along situations. :)

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  6. Love this! I am so glad that you are keeping your "flavor" from "Grace...". Can't wait to see all of your new goodies! :)

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