Picking Out a New Art Journal

I am just about to do the last couple of layouts in my latest art journal, and I am so excited about wrapping up this book! This one has been a long time in the making. It has taken me nearly two years to work through this particular art journal and it has presented manyContinue reading “Picking Out a New Art Journal”

Creativity on the Go – Packing for a trip!

Big news – I am going on a crafting retreat! I am so excited to be traveling to the Whatever Craft House soon for a crafting retreat, but I am also a bit anxious about it. I always bring creative tools with me whenever I travel. Mostly because, one of the ways I unwind isContinue reading “Creativity on the Go – Packing for a trip!”

The Power of Words Art Journal Process

Over the past few weeks, I have been building art journal pages layer by layer, working on 5 art journal entries simultaneously. It has been such an interesting experiment, and I have loved seeing how each page has gone through twists and turns as I turn my focus to only one element of the spread.Continue reading “The Power of Words Art Journal Process”

Art Journal Layers – Adding a Focal Point

Art journaling has been an interesting adventure as of late, since I have been approaching my pages from a different perspective. Instead of working on one page from start to finish, I have been working on five pages simultaneously. Each time I sit down to add another layer of work to the pages. This week’sContinue reading “Art Journal Layers – Adding a Focal Point”

Art Journal Layers – Stenciling

A few weeks ago, I sat down to work on an art journal video and felt completely uninspired to create a whole page. The amount of creative energy it takes for me to create an art journal page is a lot, and with everything going on in this season of life, I just didn’t feelContinue reading “Art Journal Layers – Stenciling”

Creating Easy Art Journal Backgrounds

I’ve been pretty open about how this time of quarantine has taken its toll on my creativity. I would say that my art journaling inspiration has taken the biggest hit. The thought of sitting down and putting together a whole art journal page has felt pretty daunting. Generally, an art journal entry takes me aContinue reading “Creating Easy Art Journal Backgrounds”

Tell Me a Story Art Journal Process

For some reason art journaling has been a bit more of a challenge for me recently. To be honest, I believe that 2020 and all the challenges it has brought is really starting to catch up. In order to help get myself motivated and inspired, I attempted an art journaling technique that I do notContinue reading “Tell Me a Story Art Journal Process”

Simple Creative Time

Art journaling is one of my favorite outlets, mostly because there are no rules. It is definitely a “you do you” kind of creative endeavor and is perfect for all levels of artists and crafters. But, I have recently found myself comparing my artwork to some of the gorgeous inspiration I have seen online, andContinue reading “Simple Creative Time”

“Don’t Miss the Moment” Art Journal Process

I am a pretty creative person. I like to create when the feeling hits. But, as a blogger and a YouTube creator, I also have a schedule that I set for myself. Sometimes, the two don’t necessarily coincide. Such was the case this week when I was supposed to sit down and record an artContinue reading ““Don’t Miss the Moment” Art Journal Process”