I've got this done earlier than I thought I would! I just had to express some sunshine in my life after a few days of coping with my husband's grief (and lending some practical help) over the deaths of his mother and a favorite brother.
"Smile -- do not fear" got me started on some darkish things, but then I thought: what is there to smile about? I got the image of an infinity sign with hearts and flowers spilling out it: life is an infinity of beauty and love! So, in broad strokes and bright colours:
I had fun cutting out all sorts of sizes of hearts and then decorating them. I've had the parrot sticker for a while and its primary colours just fit!
I'll send this journal on to Marie after Christmas.