Category Archives: Challenge

Amazing Color Swatch Book!

Mixed Media Grunge Color Swatch Book. Vintage inspired, retro, grunge, aged and beat up-that is the sort of thing I love.  It’s my favorite style of mixed-media art. Actually, it’s just flat out my favorite style for everything. This particular … Continue reading

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Guilt. It Is Standing In My Way.

As I mentioned in a previous post, Laurie and I organized my work room.  This was a tremendous help in getting me back on track with my art journey.  This was quite a while ago and I have found the … Continue reading

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Craft Room Essential TOOLS

Here is a list of tools I find to be essential in my work room.  These are suggestions for those new to crafting or setting up a craft room.  Hot Glue Gun.  This is a tool I use every day. … Continue reading

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Craft Room Essentials

My top 10 craft room essentials.  This is for those just starting out on this journey we call crafting.  These are the things I use every single day and cannot function without.  Paper.  I use paper all the time.  For … Continue reading

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Challenge Page

Here is the page I made, duplicating this tutorial from Vicki.  I used only what I had on hand.  Here’s how I did it: My art journal is 140 lb watercolor paper.  I gesso-ed the pages first.  Then I used … Continue reading

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Art Journal Challenge

Here is my alternative art journal challenge.  The glue is still very wet on the pages, so it isn’t quite finished.  I not only challenged myself to use an alternative art journal, I set myself the task to use only … Continue reading

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Cheap Art Journal Options

Last winter I taught a Bible journaling class.  I provided the materials for the class.  One of the things I included was a composition book.  This is a wonderful option for an inexpensive art journal.  This is what I did … Continue reading

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