summer mixed media journal season is here ~

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hello summer! 75 degrees, no wind, beautiful sunshine and a shady patio. perfection defined! ~~~~~~~ … and a new season for making mixed media journals begins. i grab {just a few} key art supplies:   washi tape, paper words, pens, little scrappy knick knacks n’such,  {because, let’s face it, it would take hours upon hours  to bring it all outdoors!} and …

my latest journal ~ grace is enough

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hi everyone ~here’s the latest journal. i love these colors. and this is what i finally figured out to do, regarding the original gelli prints i’ve made, that i love, love…  i’m getting them color copied, and also scanning them.  nice!  that way i can use my faves over and over again, adding to them… subtracting, and ya know ~ …

journals ~ finished!

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hi there ho there folks!so… here’s what i’ve been doing in a few minutes here and there.  it’s been so hectic preparing to retire, cleaning out my office… cleaning out my clothes closet!  {casual clothes here i come!!}  but i also have lots of papers, and folders, and stuff too.  now i have to find homes for it… at home!anywho, …

Journal #2 ~ Copper Flowers

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Hello there ~ oh my goodness… I made it through to Tuesday!  More on that later! Here is my second {my favorite!} covered journal; I’m calling it “Copper Flowers.”  Recognize this design?  It was one of the Margaret Applin’s new stencil from Joggles, which I debuted awhile ago on fabric… and now on paper:  {love that coppery perfect pearl paint!} love that …

The First of My Gelli Journals ~ l o v e

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Hi there ~A happy Sunday, and St. Patty’s Day to you all!  As the spring-like weather continues to tease us with cloudy, wind-blown days… I’m making gelli prints while the sun don’t shine!  {bad grammar, i know!}.  This is the first of my experimental journal covers, made with a plethora of gelli prints, and lots of messy finger prints.  The …