Tag Archives: collage material

Collage Carnival – cut and paste your way to Creative Heaven – a video book review

I love new, pretty books and I’ve written quite a lot of book reviews over the years, but I have never done a video book review before… So this is a first for me, making a video about a book … Continue reading

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Vintage Shooting Target Papers

Shoot for the moon and if you miss you will still be among the stars. Les Brown A good flea market find always makes me happy. If it’s a paper find, like a roll of vintage wall paper with a … Continue reading

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Art Journal Style: Cuteness Overload

I like a lot of different styles of art journaling; wild and free, artsy, painted, colourful collage, doodle, total messiness etcetera etcetera. And on top of all those experiments I also have a thing for cuteness… I don’t know how, … Continue reading

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Sorting for Inspiration

Do you too do some kind of sorting for inspiration? I enjoy sorting through materials and finding tiny paper scraps that I forgot about. Sorting for inspiration is a lot more fun than sorting to organize – or to try … Continue reading

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Scraps by someone else

Paper scraps are the Art Journalers and collageists best friends. We need scraps to create! It’s the treassures in our life, right? Last week I shared the rainbow colored envelope that I recieved in a journal swap with Tammy. Now … Continue reading

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Depressed or tired – cut out and glue pretty images!

I found this little lady (magazine clipping) in one of the mags from my grandmother. Isn’t it cute? It’s a little advice sent in by someone named Dagmar, and the text says: When I’m tired or feel down I cut … Continue reading

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My life is a Mess

My life is a mess, how about yours? I’ve been sorting through everything. My life is in a horrible big mess right now. I am throwing away, saving, folding, browsing, sorting. For weeks now. I’ve realized I’m a horrible pack-rat … Continue reading

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Save your Candy Wrapper Papers for Collages

A bowl of candy on the table. Mom got this candy from a visitor from Thailand recently, and the whole family dug in to enjoy it (except me, I didn’t much like the taste). Though I didn’t eat much I … Continue reading

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Ephemera collection

Ephemera refers to written and printed matter published with a short intended lifetime. Something transitory; lasting a day. [from answers.com] My ephemera collection is growing. Flea markets are the only place where I can afford as beautiful things as these … Continue reading

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