Art journaling with sentiments

Here are some deep thoughts from Dyan Reaveley’s sentiment stamps, included on an art journal page that began, oddly enough, last October.  I made this page then: It’s one of my favorites. I love the colors and how heavy the page is (loads of extra heavy gesso embedding the tags), and that I used so…

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How to use Xyron adhesive selectively on a project (Marjie Kemper)

Have you ever thought about selective adhesive application? By that I mean you can control a machine’s adhesive application. Check out the wings and hat on the stamped girl below. My little trick allows for her to not be flat as a pancake. I made this jumbo with stamps, stencils, inks, paint, and water soluble…

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Art journal - relax - two page spread

Simon Says Stamp and Show is looking for ‘something messy’ this weekend, and that’s my middle name when it comes to spray inks.  I love having inky fingers and have to remember when I teach a class to offer gloves to those who feel differently.  I was drawn to the birds challenge at Fashionable Stamping Challenges…

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Art journaling - the little bird said FLY

Note: This post contains affiliate links which are used at no cost to you.   I am loving the new extra large Donna Downey flower stamps. I made this spread in Dyan Reaveley’s Dylusions art journal, using Tim Holtz’s Tissue Wrap, Donna’s Wayward Blooms stamps, Dylusions Ink Sprays, watersoluable crayons, a water brush, chipboard, a Stampers’ Anonymous butterfly stamp,…

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Today we’re kicking off a new challenge at eclectic Paperie working with Altered Books. I started by gluing together a few pages in an old book, cutting out a window, and coating the top page randomly with a turquoise paint glaze. The Wendy Vecchi yahoo group has a Four Letter Word challenge (a nice one!) and…

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Carolyn Dube's Gelli Print Party kicks off its second month today and I'm happy to be joining in with this page from my art journal.  You can find all of Carolyn's details here: I started with a print I made back in December when I did this tutorial for Unruly Paper Arts.  I used my Gelli…

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