What a treat it’s been to be part of the Darkroom Door Creative Team this past year… I’ve very much enjoyed being a part of this team and step down only to free up some time for 2014.  I made this page with Rachel (the owner and mastermind behind DD) in mind, and used one of her…

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Click any pic for a clearer image. Hello, and almost…. Happy New Year!  The last week has been a mix of happy and incredibly sad news about a very dear friend, and I threw myself into my art journal over the weekend to get away from the sad part. Stencils from many sources including two…

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Art Is You Art Retreats has posted the entire roster of workshops, complete with juicy details and photos, for October 2014 in Connecticut!  I will be teaching my workshop, Art Journaling Affirmations, on Monday, October 13th (Columbus Day). Here are some photos of the art journal we’ll create in this full-day workshop (click any photo…

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Today marks my last official post as a StencilGirl Design Team member, but I’m happy to say I’ll be staying on as a Random Contributor next year. I’m making some changes for next year and reducing my current commitments due to time constraints.  I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my time this year working with MaryBeth Shaw, Maria…

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Hello and welcome.   A quick journal page today made with paints, sprays, inks, stamps and stencils.  Everything didn’t play the way I’d hoped, but it’s only a page, so all is well. Tomorrow I’ll turn it and start a new one. The base has a few layers of paint, and then I spritzed the…

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Click any photo to enlarge. I’ve been thinking about this art journal page, and I suppose that’s what made me come up with the sentiment for this one.  Good things often happen when you take the initiative to ask. The background is layers of Dylusions Ink Sprays and paints, stencils, stamps and ink.  This is the large…

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