Category Archives: Book Reviews

I review books about art, craft, mixed media, living a good life and happiness.

Good Mail Day – A primer for Making Eye Popping Postal Art

Book review time again! Let’s dive into a book called Good Mail Day, written by Jennie Hinchcliff and Carolee Gilligan Wheeler. This book came out in 2009, so you might have already seen it, and I hope you have. But … Continue reading

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Inner Hero Creative Art Journal by Quinn McDonald

Giveaway time! Instructions on how to enter to win this book are at the end of this post! But first, let’s look at what this book is about! Inner Hero Creative Art Journal is Quinn McDonald’s newest book. It’s about … Continue reading

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Craft-a-Doodle Book Review

A few months back I got an advance copy of Jenny Doh’s new book Craft-a-Doodle, because I am one of the 18 contributing artists! I am happy to be a small part of this pretty book, because I really like … Continue reading

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Stitched Blooms Book Blog Tour + A Book Review

Today is a big day for me as it’s the first time ever I join a Book Blog Tour! We’re here to celebrate Carina Envoldsen-Harris’ new book Stitched Blooms – 300 Floral, Leaf & Border Motifs to Embroider! This post … Continue reading

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Acrylic Solutions Exploring Mixed Media Layer by Layer

Have you seen this book, Acrylic Solutions: Exploring Mixed Media Layer by Layer, yet? I’ve just finished reading it and I want to recommend you to check it out. To paint with acrylics you don’t need a tutorial or how-to … Continue reading

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Creative Lettering – Techniques & Tips from Top Artists

Writing is a form of therapy; sometimes I wonder how all those who do not write, compose or paint can manage to escape the madness, melancholia, the panic and fear which is inherent in a human situation. Graham Greene If … Continue reading

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Book Review | Creative Illustration Workshop for mixed-media Artists

The stories are all there, just waiting to be told – by you or me or whoever. Katherine Dunn In her book, called Creative Illustration workshop for mixed-media Artists (seeing, sketching, storytelling and using found materials), artist Katherine Dunn talks … Continue reading

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Journal it! 19 Perspectives in Creative Journaling

Book review time today again. Yay! I’ve been reading and enjoying Jenny Doh’s book Journal It! and thought you might like it too! It’s one of those books with techniques from many different artists, showing bits of their individual style. … Continue reading

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Bookreview | The Collage Workbook by Randel Plowman

There are sooo many books on mixed media, painting, art journaling and drawing these days that I am amazed every time a new one comes out. Many of them includes ideas on how to work with collage elements on a … Continue reading

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Life Artist by Ali Edwards – a book review

Through the photos I took, I was able to see (litterally see) how really amazing and lucky and blessed I was. /Ali Edwards Even though I don’t call myself a scrapbooker I am a huge fan of Ali Edwards. We … Continue reading

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