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April Calendar Journal Completed

I’ve really enjoyed my monthly art calendar journal. I wasn’t sure when I started this back in January if I would keep it up, but I have. Here is my completed April Journal. I found I really enjoyed the larger … Continue reading

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March Monthly Art Journal Spread

I am pretty surprised that I’ve kept this practice up for three months. Here is my completed March spread. I’m still having trouble with the small spaces. As I mentioned in previous posts, I’m just not sure there is enough … Continue reading

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Marbling on Paper

I’m back with more marbling, but this time on paper. Unlike fabric which you prep by soaking in alum, for paper the alum water is painted on the paper. Mix up 1 teaspoon of alum in a cup of water … Continue reading

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February Monthly Art Journal Spread

I’m continuing on with the monthly journal spreads. Here is my completed February. Now this month’s spread. You will notice no shamrocks or leprechauns! I’m still feeling the daily blocks are too small, but I’ve decided to continue on with … Continue reading

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Gelli printing with potato mashers/wisk

On my way to the grocery yesterday, I just had to stop by Traderbakers, a permanent flea market. I haven’t been in there for a while, so I was looking forward to seeing if they had anything I might use … Continue reading

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My February Monthly Art Journal Spread

I know it’s not February, but I wanted to get this monthly art journal spread finished early so I can keep up with this practice. This is my January spread that I’m working in now. Here is February’s spread: My … Continue reading

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Starting A 2013 Monthly Art Journal

Years ago, I taught an online class called Monthly Write where on a certain date each month we would respond to four writing prompts and also include art and pictures. It was a fun class and I treasure that journal. … Continue reading

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Review/Giveaway: Journal It!

GIVEAWAY CLOSED – CONGRATULATIONS TO REBECCA FROM MAINE. Today’s post is another review and giveaway. The fine people of Lark Crafts sent me this new book, Journal It! Perspectives in Creative Journaling by Jenny Doh to review and also giveaway. … Continue reading

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Unfinished

I can’t believe it’s been over a week since I posted. It’s been busy around here with just keeping everything alive. I water daily and early before the heat sets in. I picked the last of the blueberries the other … Continue reading

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Liquid watercolor love

Oh my! I am in love – love with liquid watercolor, that is. I am currently taking a wonderful class  Letter Love 101 from Joanne Sharpe where she has been teaching us lettering. (You can still sign up since the … Continue reading

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