Category Archives: Mixed Media Art

New Look…Same Creative Soul

I was getting a bit tired of the format and background on my blog so I decided something fresh and new was in order! Spring is kind of the time for that, after all. It isn’t easy to find an … Continue reading

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Sharing the Joy

Just FYI, today is my husband and my 17th wedding anniversary! I am so grateful for him and for our incredible relationship that I wanted to share a bit of our joy. The photo below is an art piece I created … Continue reading

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Creating Art that is Encouraging to Myself and Others

No, I haven’t fallen off the face of the earth 😉 I know it’s a long time between my posts, but that’s just how it goes with me. I have a goal to post more often, but I obviously still have … Continue reading

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Artful Expression of Depression

“Some days she didn’t know how to be happy. So she let herself be sad. “  Many people who have never dealt with depression personally have a misunderstanding that it is simply ongoing sadness. It’s part of what adds to … Continue reading

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Antique storage options for creative supplies

When an artisan has a plethora of items from which to choose from to create all the goodness it can be a real challenge to find ways to organize and store such items. And I’m the kind of person who … Continue reading

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Art journaling my feelings

What I really love to use an art journal for is expressing my feelings or working out how I feel when I’m unsure. This is what I have done for my last several pages and it feels good. First, a … Continue reading

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Home…the Art Journal Journey monthly theme

I recently ran across a blog called “Art Journal Journey” where every month they give you a word or theme to journal about. Then, if you like, you can link your post to their blog to share with everyone…last month … Continue reading

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A Few New Supplies for Art Journaling

I had  yard sale over the weekend, and while most of the profits went to bills I was able to use a bit of it for some new supplies for art journaling. As I said I was in desperate need … Continue reading

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A Bit of This and a Bit of That…

I am very happy to have begun creating in my new art journal. Those blank pages were just calling to me! I wanted to put something on the inside front cover and first page so that’s where I started. I … Continue reading

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A new batch of altered book pages from “All About Women”

The experimenting, learning and growing with mixed media and art journaling is still happening on a daily basis. I like to peruse Pinterest for images and videos about art journaling for inspiration and to learn new techniques. It’s been very … Continue reading

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