Tag Archives: mixed media

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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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 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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More altered book pages

Without further ado…. If I can find something to use for my art journal I am going to begin on that as well. Since I have to cut out many original pages from the altered book as well as glue … Continue reading

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Free Spirit

Beautiful art from the Brave Girls Club

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Swapping with New Friends…and so much more

I have found that being a part of the Etsy community is about so much more than selling and/or buying. I am making some friends that share similar interests and goals. We communicate back and forth, we share and we … Continue reading

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More creations…second installment of the “goodies”

Shame on me for being so neglectful of blogging. I’ve got many things to share but will start with photos of jewelry I have made with components I shared in the “Goodies” post. For starters, here are some earrings: Are … Continue reading

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As Promised…new jewelry created with components from a recent post

I’m having a great time with my new supplies featured in A Bit of a Shopping Spree. Without further ado, here are some of my creations… I call this pair of earrings “Passion” because they are full of feeling and … Continue reading

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Follow up on gifting handmade pledge…and a life lesson

Get a hot cup of coffee or cocoa (and a snack if you like) and settle in for a long entry today. Don’t know what’s gotten into me, but I seem to have a lot to say. A while back … Continue reading

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Art Journaling

Originally posted on the tiny hobo:
Art journaling became very important to me a little over 2 years ago when I became very depressed. The thought of creating art, let alone getting out of bed in the morning, was physically and…

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