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An Altered Journal Journey
Phizzychick Phizzychick For just over 2 weeks I have been travelling around the USA with my bloke, we arrived home on Friday. When Rackycoo sent me this wonderful bingo card journal, I knew it would be perfect for all the nick-nacks and paper things I would collect along the way. The pages contain a mix of found objects, collected items and a few things from my stash. I painted the pages before I left so things wouldn't get too messy, but pretty much all of the collaging was done whilst I was away, when I was sat having coffee, in the hotel or train :D

50 Art Journal Prompts

So excited you're here! If you want to learn more about building a creative biz, subscribe to get FREE updates on the sidebar. If I’m in a funk, I can usually get out of it by playing in my art journal for an hour or two. 50 Art Journal Prompts
"The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward."~Amelia Earhart I've secretly been building a series of step-by-step art journaling posts revolving around the idea that art journaling isn't one easily defined concept. Step by Step Art Journaling  - daisy yellow - create explore paint Step by Step Art Journaling  - daisy yellow - create explore paint
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101 Pretty Printables {free}

101 Pretty Printables {free} These pretty printables are fabulous and free…you can’t go wrong with that! Decorate your home with quotes and flowers, throw a party that looks like a million bucks or wrap a gift with the perfect tag. Oh my gosh…you are going to love these!!! There’s a little something for everyone. I wish I could share a photo of each one, but my blog would most likely blow up…ha! Make sure your printer has color ink before you start, and feel free to share this list with all your friends…they’ll love you for it!
Today’s post is a little something from my childhood. At school we often used to write letters and doodle in our notebooks to pass the time during boring classes. Every now again we’d be more elaborate in our “crafts” and would make decorated fortune tellers. This simple origami game has delighted kids for years and in America, where I grew up, we went so far as to call them “cootie catchers”. Fortune Teller {Craft Fortune Teller {Craft
The Printerie Blog The Printerie Blog Thank you for stopping by The Printerie. We're an innovative printable stationery boutique specializing in whimsical digital designs that you can print from home or anywhere in the world. Whether your preparing for your wedding day, hosting a children's party or starting a small business you'll find a design to suit your needs at The Printerie! Our website is still under construction but to wet your taste-buds in the interim we'll be posting free stationery printables and sneak peaks of items you'll soon find in our online boutique right here on The Printerie Blog. If you have any questions feel free to get in touch with us at info@theprinterie.com . We're excited to be bringing this unique concept to the world so be sure to check back often to see our progress!
I’m always on the lookout for fun holiday projects in keeping with the Thrive Philosophy: No money. No shopping. No problem. And just in time for Halloween, check out these frightfully cute lanterns! Halloween Lanterns Halloween Lanterns
September BlackCat mini crop this weekend Hello September Fall and Halloween mini crop at the black cat forum starts tonight at 6 p.m. and runs til Sunday nigh. for the first project you will find the completed project over at a Dear friends Blog:;http://www.mycardspot.blogspot.com/Thanks Sheri she had asked for the Bag and so we both thought it would be great that she post the completed project and I post the file. Decorate it to suit you following the fall and or Halloween theme. as Sheri has asked. http://www.box.net/shared/t10jtsmh5e1ub6r8rvgg and the second Challenge is for you to decorate this Halloween haunted house. September BlackCat mini crop this weekend
An Altered Renaissance
Dawn DeVries Sokol - D'Blogala Dawn DeVries Sokol - D'Blogala I am now entrenching myself into the depths of my next book, which is a follow-up to my first book, 1000 Artist Journal Pages. I sent out emails to all contributors to let them know which pages of theirs were chosen to be in the book. Jan. 30 is the deadline. If you haven’t sent in your scans/photos of your pages as requested, please do so.
I am blessed to live in a truly beautiful place. Peterborough is a lovely small town nestled in the mountains of southwestern New Hampshire. Like many people, I have become so used to the beauty around me that I've come to take it for granted. Driving home this morning after dropping my youngest son at school, I traversed the canopied streets back home realizing that in perhaps a matter of days, the beautiful fall foliage would all come down. When we get to this time of year it only takes one strong rainstorm to bring the remaining leaves down. my collage art ~ nancy lefko
About this Series: Kipling West’s meticulous illustrations command your attention. At first glance, the prismatic colors and flowing line work grab your eyeballs. Tight detail and pulsating composition impress and inspire as the image unfolds to reveal hidden creatures and mysterious symbols. Kipling West