Monday, November 13, 2017

Some Bullet Journal Backgrounds

I do not like the white page. I am using an old sketchbook for this BuJo, but don't really like it. Paper is a little thin.


Just some watercolor paint, but I like it.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Clint Page

 I started with the page above and then did some painting and doodling:

This is how it ended up. Not perfect, but I am moving on. I am tired of trying to get each page exactly right.

Saturday, September 30, 2017

My Last Two Stamps

I have all my monthly stamps done! I am thinking of doing the #carvedecember . What will I carve?

Monday, July 31, 2017

August Stamp

I got this done in just the nick of time to be ready for my August Bullet Journal page, which I still have to do.
As a birthday treat I may take some time and carve another stamp.

Thursday, July 27, 2017

A Few Little Journals

I sent one group of these off to my nieces and I am giving the others to my arty friends. They were so much fun to make! I hope they like filling them.


Wednesday, July 26, 2017

More Pocket Journals

It is nice to work on a small space, but I hate not having all my supplies available. Still, it is a good challenge!
 I didn't like this page as it was, so I took a cue from Julie Fei Fan Balzer
 That link isn't quite right, but somewhere on her blog is a post about cutting into your art journal to make a lacy page.
I think I need to cut a little more, but I don't have an exacto knife upstairs.

Monday, July 24, 2017

Day 6-9




 It was a lot of fun to play and put paint on these pages. Some I like and some I don't, but it is the showing up that is important.

I did some stenciling on the back of some scrapbook paper so I can make some journals for my nieces.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Days 3-5

I knew it would be hard to post every day, so I a just doing it in a group. I love this challenge as the pages are small and it is fun to see what I can do with limited supplies.


I used a new stencil from Stencil Girls for this page using the prompt-Curves.
 I thought the first image was done, but looked again and felt it needed some words. Prompt-Geometric.
Today the prompt is Ruled. I used a few stencils and then found this verse:
Join the fun at Rae Missigman . The class was great fun and her blog is excellent.

Monday, July 17, 2017

Day 2 Art Marks

I thought my page was done at this point:
 But I felt it needed some words so I added this verse from my daily Bible reading:



Saturday, July 15, 2017

Art Marks 30 Day Challenge

Well, I am joining Rae with her 30 day challenge. But first, here are some in-process photos of my pocket journal:
First my fabric pages that are done with the original fabric :
 Inside of my pocket journal:
 I bent my needle making the book.
 The book still needs a closure and some fixing of the inside pages:
 This the start of my first page:
 And here are my marks on that page:
I did not use any paint, just my Moonlight Sakura pens.

Friday, July 14, 2017

Pocket Journal Prep

I decided to sign up for an on line class through Art to the 5th  .I am currently working on
Rae Missigman's journal. I need to get it done so I can start the 30 day mark making challenge that starts tomorrow!
Here is where I am currently:
All I have done is painted some canvas fabric I have white with gesso and cheap craft paint. I now need to add color and put the book together.
I have watched the videos and putting the book together is simpler than Julie Balzer's method in Junk Journals, but this book is small-only 5" tall and 3" wide.  Hopefully I will have this done and can join the fun tomorrow!

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

I Need to Play

The urge to get into my art journal is becoming overwhelming. But I had foot surgery and cannot manage playing in my art room as it is downstairs and has no chair. But maybe I can sweet talk my dd into pulling some stuff up for me. Not today as she has to work. Tomorrow?
Anyway, I have been coloring postcards. Not my favorite thing to do, but it makes me calmer.

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Never Finished the Challenge

I really don't feel too bad that I did not finish the A to Z challenge. I did on my other blog, but I did not have the energy to on this one. Maybe I need a new challenge?
I did make some covers for my daily journals. I just use composition books but I like to make them pretty. I found some fabric and stenciled on top of it.
I have a needlepoint piece that I am putting on top of it, but it is a pilot class so no photos!

Monday, April 17, 2017

N is for Negative Space


I have trouble leaving blank space. But that negative space does add impact.

Saturday, April 15, 2017

M is for Markers


These are my favorite markers. I know they aren't fancy, but they work for me.

Friday, April 14, 2017

L is for Lifebook

Lifebook is a year long course offered by Tam  I learned a lot the two years I took classes, but I always was behind...Maybe I will try again next year.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

J is for Julie Fei-Fan Balzer

Julie's blog is very inspiring. I have taken two of her on-line classes and would love to take one in person. One of these years...

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

I is for Interesting


I keep my Bullet Journal as a place to store items that I find interesting. Maybe it isn't a Bullet Journal, but more of a planner/art journal.