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How to make your Art Journal Page Bloom

How to make your Art Journal Page Bloom

I think the most important ingredient to make your art journal page bloom, is to use yourself as fodder in them. Without you (even if you don’t think you’re in bloom yourself yet), they will be lifeless copies of what someone else have done before you. To truly make your Art Journal pages stand out […]

Art Journal Peek | Winter is Coming

Art Journal Peek | Winter is Coming

The title Winter is coming is well known if you too are hooked on TV series that never end. It might be misleading here, but I’m staying indoors a lot watching GoT as my brother calls it and doing embroidery. Misleading perhaps, but at least it’s very cold around here, and white. Winter is already […]

Art Journal Idea: Create Journaling bloc...

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 want to write a bit – but where? That’s when I came up with the […]

Video | Fun Beginner Ideas for Art Journ...

Video | Fun Beginner Ideas for Art Journalers

I found this video on YouTube and I thought I should send it to my friend who I have converted into art journalers this summer. So Christina (and mom!) this is for you especially, and anyone else who is a art journaler newbie. I think this video shows that Art Journaling can be simple, diverse […]

Link Love: Recite this and that

Link Love: Recite this and that

Recite this is a online tool where you can make a quote into a masterpiece! This is the site I used to make the poster above. Neat huh? Here is another example I made from the same e-mail message as above (it’s from a note I got from The Universe). I would like to print […]

Art Journal Idea: Create a Sub Page

Art Journal Idea: Create a Sub Page

A sub page is a extra page attached in some way to fold out of your journal and extend it even further. I haven’t done this much before, but in the square smart journal (with the rather small pages) it was a natural progression. On the spread above the right page has a sub page, […]

Inkblot exercise: What do you see?

Inkblot exercise: What do you see?

My inkblot number 1. What do you see? I have learned how to do something called “inkblots” by Leah Piken Kolidas of Creative Every Day. I was so inspired after watching one of her videos I had to make my own, at once! Then when I had my inkblots I was staring at them for […]