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Book binding | Make Book Pages from a Brown paper bag

Sharing one of my book binding secrets with you guys today! I know my plan was to mostly use watercolor papers in my next art journal, but I found all these pretty paper bags in my stash… So I thought … Continue reading

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I really like my brown Smart Journals

I have a big love for browns and earthy tones. Brown paper! Gingerbread cookies! The color of my hair! Coffee with milk! Yum! And let’s not forget the Brown Quilt that I made myself. I still adore it, and use … Continue reading

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365 Collages | Week 26 – Brown Edition

Jelly Friend I have been creating a few more smart journals, in neutral and brown hues, digging through my paper stash for a cohesive look of both cover and inside pages. I will post them to my Etsy Shop when … Continue reading

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I love wrinkled brown paper

The cover if this art journal is made with my favorite technique of wrinkly brown paper glued down. The cardboard letters, a gift from Diane many years ago, are left plain because I think sometimes plain is just enough. It’s … Continue reading

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Simplifying the process

First Day, collage made by iHanna on January 1st 2013. This was the first collage of the year in the 365 in 2013 challenge, now also known as the 365 somethings – open for those of you who wants to … Continue reading

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Colour Studies in a sketchbook

Thinking about Colour Studies in a sketchbook, this one: Two weeks ago on my art journal check in for week 4 here at the blog which means this week it is already week 6 of this year. I have been … Continue reading

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Inspiration Mosaic January 2011

There has not been much added to my art journal this week, so no weekly update about the art journal. Instead I was going to make a post about a beautiful sketchbook covered in brown paper that I put together … Continue reading

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Protect your work surface

Now that I’m in love with rolls of brown wrapping paper I want it everywhere. I’ve rolled some out on my work surface. This paper has been protecting the desk from getting dirty with acrylic paint while I was painting. … Continue reading

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Big Brown Paper Doodle

I found a new black marker in a drawer. It makes a beautiful thick smooth line and is the perfect doodle instrument. Black is a great outline colour that I often use when I paint. Like I’ve said before, going … Continue reading

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Booklet Journal using Brown Paper

It matters not how strait the gate how charged with punishments the scroll I am the master of my fate I am the captain of my soul William Earnest Henley After going XL on brown paper I decided to go … Continue reading

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