Handmade journal for Florida Keys

My sewing machine is out for service. 🙁 So I had to find another project. I’m making a journal to keep memories from the Florida Keys. So far, I cut an old collage in half for the covers and have cut down several large sheets of “saving it for something special” paper for the insides. Now to make the binding, poke a lot of holes … Continue reading Handmade journal for Florida Keys

Virtual Quilt from Art Journal element

I picked up some drafting stencils at a thrift store for a quarter. This journal page kicked off by moving and filling an ellipse stencil around the page. Clearly not the neatest pen work, but who cares when it will be used very small! I open my picture of the page in Adobe Capture and experiment with options for patterns. This is the best part…like … Continue reading Virtual Quilt from Art Journal element

Personal coloring pages

Playing with some personal coloring pages, using a mix of Tombow and various metallic markers. I really like the metallics – Gelly Roll, Jane Davenport, and some random ones called “INFINITY” that are surprisingly juicy. (If you’re having metallic marker envy, links for these exact markers are at the end of my post. The personal coloring pages give me an easy starting point for an … Continue reading Personal coloring pages