wholehearted and creative living

Why wholehearted and creative living is the way forward. Why it's important to make space for creative things every day. Let's spread an awareness of why being creative is essential for wellbeing, and how creativity enriches our lives.Some of you may have noticed a few small changes to the Geoffrey & Grace blog recently.

Several things have happened over the last couple of months that have made me think about why I am doing what I do, and how I do what I do.

One thing that has been at the forefront of my thinking is Holly Becker’s advice to “use your blog as a catalyst to help you live the best life possible”. I think this is a great suggestion and my blog is constantly challenging me to learn and develop, but I also want to inspire others to get the most out of their life, and live the best life possible.

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5ftinf workshop

5ftinf workshop on Geoffrey & Grace

Last saturday I had a dream of a day. I went to a workshop run by Philippa Stanton of 5ftinf. It was a lovely small affair and was held at her family home in Brighton. What you see pictured above is one of my creations from what was a fantastic day.

If you haven’t come across Philippa’s work before, have a look at her blog where you can find out more about the work she does as an artist. You should also look at her beautiful Instagram account, where she takes table top stills at the infamous 5ftinf table (which you’ll be pleased to know I took plenty of pictures of).

Her Instagram feed was one of the first I came across, and I instantly fell in love with it for its colour and texture. She sure is good at filling a simple square frame full of colour and joy.

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