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Art Journal Peek: Starburst

I believe that we learn new things by doing. If you want to learn how to be more creative, you’ve got to start doing something. It is really great to be allowed (in the form of classes, prompts or nudges) … Continue reading

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Art Journal Idea: Create Journaling blocks

Sometimes it’s hard to incorporate journaling into an art journal. Personally I tend to get so excited about colors and patterns that I forget all about leaving some room for writing. That’s totally fine, if that happens, but sometimes you … Continue reading

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One Little Word 2014 | Willpower

I have been known to say that “power over the mind” is one thing I’d really wish more of, probably because of the debate that is going on inside my head all the time. Some more willpower would just enable … Continue reading

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How to make a Inner Critic Paper Doll

My Inner Critic is a little monster living inside of me. It’s that voice you almost can’t hear but that is still there all the time. It is best friend with low confidence and self doubt. After months of having … Continue reading

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Find the right spot to add your text

This is part III of III on how to use text in your art journal. I love how letters are both beautiful (as art) and meaningful (as text) and then both of those things at the same time as meaningful … Continue reading

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How to add Journaling to your Art Journal

An Art Journal spread with lots of text (this is part I of III in a series of posts about text in your Art Journal). I finished this page this weekend as I sat outside in the sun and thought … Continue reading

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How to End a Year in a reflective mood

It’s the end of the year and it’s soon time to start a fresh one. But before we can start anew we need to say our goodbyes. It used to be enough to show up at the New Years Party … Continue reading

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Doodles and contemplating in my Diary

Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it. Rumi [found via jen] More page details from my Moleskine diary. Doodles and what not. … Continue reading

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Spreading your kindness around is good

I look just like the girls next door… if you happen to live next door to an amusement park. Dolly Parton With a beautiful card this book, The Creative Journal by Lucia Capacchione, came in the mail yesterday. It was … Continue reading

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Let some new ideas in

Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself and know that everything in this life has a purpose. Elisabeth Kbler-Ross It’s time to let some new ideas into my life. How about you? If that is true for … Continue reading

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