I felt so honored last week to create 10 wedding favors for a bride getting married in Thailand. The favors are 5″ x 7″ travel journals showing the area of Thailand in which the couple is getting married. They’ll give them to guests attending the wedding later this month. Here are a few pictures: If […]
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I played with inks, rubbers stamps and stencils today, and created this oversized tag. It was half an hour of messy fun with no agenda or goal in mind – a rare event indeed!
As summer draws to a close (I know – it’s Fall already, but I want summer to last a little longer!) – I’m sharing a few Instagrams of our trip to Downeast Maine last month. We spent time in Acadia National Park, Vinal Haven, Blue Hill Peninsula, Belfast and Camden. It was really magical and […]
I was thrilled to have one of my travel journals featured in this month’s issue of Mary Janes Farm Magazine. I’ve never read it before, but it’s a nice magazine with lots of fun DIY projects and vintage details. The September issue is still in stores.
I was able to lock myself in my studio for a few hours today and create some projects. Only one is finished and ready to share – a mixed media card I created for this week’s Splitcoast Mix-Ability challenge. It started out as piece to put in my journal, but it was sized just right […]
It’s a holiday weekend in the USA and I spent most of Saturday and Sunday working. So, after shopping for new couches today (we’ve had our current ones 15 years and they were used when we got them!), I took some time to create a few more pages for the art journal I started in […]
I created a few more mixed media cards today, similar to the altered playing cards I posted a few weeks ago. I created them for the Splitcoaststampers Mix-Ability Challenge. The challenge asked you to include drips on your mixed media piece, which I did with Ranger’s Blue Jeans Distress reinker. It was messy but fun! […]
I had the privilege to take two classes with Wendy Vecchi a couple of weeks ago at Ink About It in Westford, MA. The first was a technique class – we spent the day creating techniques using Ranger products, including Wendy’s new line of archival inks. And on the second day, we created an art […]
I’ve been creating watercolor backgrounds for my journals this week, so I figured I’d share some works in progress. I created the first one by laying down a watercolor wash and once dry, flicking it with more watercolors from the brush. I made quite a few of these simple pages as the basis for collage […]
I have another quote to jump start your journaling today. I placed it on the front of a journal I created as a gift for one of my daughter’s camp counselors. The journal is covered with a piece of brown packing paper that I spritzed with water, wrinkled up and allowed to dry. I then […]