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At Orly Avinary’s Workshop: The Visual Journal as Sanctuary

I have been doing visual journaling on my own for so many years that when the opportunity to take a class with Orly Avinary came, I had to take it even though it was way over my budget. But how … Continue reading

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Art Journal Class 2016: A Journey Within – A Year of Handmade Art Journals

Wanna take an art journal class in 2016? Look no further! December is here, and it feels good already. I think December is one of my favorite months – not because of Christmas, but because I get to plan for … Continue reading

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Celebrating Lifelong Learning

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. Mahatma Gandhi I think life is a long learning opportunity, if we allow it to. To learn new things is super fun too. That’s … Continue reading

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Diamond Stitch & Neon Stars

Yay! I finished my second Diamond Stitched Art Journal of the year. I am really digging this binding (I used pink book binding thread of course). I like gluing the cover together, I like sewing in the signatures, and I … Continue reading

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Diamond Stitch Art Journal

Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present. Jim Rohn Trying something new to me, called the diamond x stitch. It is a bookbinding stitching method. I thought it would be … 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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Kawaii Art Journal

I think a pretty journal or notebook cover is important, because it makes you use the book even more. When you want to look at it from the outside, you also want to open it up and work in it! … Continue reading

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Last Minute Art Journaling Thoughts

You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.Mae West It’s time to put my fat hand bound Art Journal to rest, find a home for it in the book shelf and move on. It has … Continue reading

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How to close your bulging journal

Every man [and woman!] should be born again on the first day of January. Start with a fresh page. Take up one hole more in the buckle if necessary, or let down one, according to circumstances; but on the first … Continue reading

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The Jardin Lime Art Journal

Time to dive back into the pile of fabric that was the foundation for the Campervan bowling bag and the Owl tote (both x 2 because it was a collaboration with my mom, and we now have matching sets of … Continue reading

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