Art Journal ~ Closer

Motivation Stamp Set

Happy Wednesday! The sentiment in this art journal is one of four quotes from Tim Holtz’s new Motivation 3 stamp set. I love how positive all four sentiments are that come in this set, as well as the mix of font types and sizes that Tim has used on each one.

The others read “Do what you love and love what you do,” “Believe you can and you are halfway there,” and “Do it now… sometimes later becomes never.”  Blue links are affiliates which can be used at no cost to you.

Small art journal page - Closer than I was yesterday (Marjie Kemper)

I used this stamp in my smallest art journal. The book measures just over 4X6.”  My largest one is 9X12 so this is pretty tiny!  After applying a few layers of paint, I added some Aristocrat Design Tape (like washi tape, but in a variety of widths and designs) and a bit of stamping and stenciling. 

Small art journal page - Closer than I was yesterday (Marjie Kemper)

Today’s post is super short and sweet as we are digging out from the Blizzard that hit us here in New York yesterday. This was the view out my back door!

let it snow

Here’s a reminder that you’re welcome to join my very supportive creative community on Facebook.  The Group is called #halfanhourofart.  Our goal is to encourage people to find at least 30 minutes every month to be creative. It’s extremely positive and I don’t tolerate drama, so do feel free to join us! Member interests are varied (over 80 have been named already). We have people who work with clay, fabric, fibers, resin, wood, and much more. Check us out here: #halfanhourofart Facebook Group.

Join the free #halfanhourofart Facebook Group and give yourself the gift of 30 minutes a month to be creative.

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Have a great day!

Marjie 

 

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  1. My color palette! Love it, Marje!

  2. what an awesome stamp set. And I love how you used this one!

  3. Love your circle background Marjie! It really does go well with the design of your tag! And the quote stamps are pretty cool as well!
    hugs,Jackie “)

  4. Love the Video Tut ‘Art Journaling’…where did you get the face stamp from please Marjie?

  5. This is gorgeous! LOVING the colors and that quote!!!! I hope all is well from the storm!! I still have family in upstate NY, and they got buried in it too 🙁

  6. A beautiful page Marjie, they are all great sentiments across the sets. Wow, that is a lot of snow, hope it goes soon! Stay safe. Anne xx

  7. Definitely a cool sentiment stamp, and I love the use of the design tape. Wow – look at all that snow… I’m glad I’m not in NYC until May!
    Alison x