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Friday, 7 February 2014

Art journal ...with Flair

Happy Friday!

One week left until Valentine's Day! Oh boy!

Just a quick post today...as you know, I can jabber on and on! ;)

I recently acquired an art journal, a Dyan Reaveley DYLUSIONS Journal, from Ranger, found here. I was excited to get one...I wanted the juices to flow. Received it in the mail..and looked at it..felt it...and nothing....A few days passed, and I got inspired. I mean, seriously, what was I expecting?? That the journal would 'just' get me to be creative?? Doesn't work like that. 

I pulled out my Gelatos, and art pencils, and some Unity stamps, and went with it. A little bit of this, a little bit of that. Put one of my favorite quotes in there, too. 

Voila!
 
I added some Making Memories Word Fetti in there, too.
 I love that stamp--she's perfect for a art journal!
Words to remind me.
I also did the first page. I also used some
Unity stamps again.
So, where am I going wit the art journal?? Not sure. Just have been
wanting to do one for a while. 
Experiment, have fun.
This was quite fun. Even more when you are not
afraid of messing up.

I am linking this up to Unity's Friends with Flair.

That's it for me.
Have a great day.
Be safe. get crafty. 
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15 comments:

Kris said...

Gorgeous start to your new project Laura. I so admire people who take that next step in their creative journey.

Kary said...

Love the message of your art journal, that's how life should be lived, to make an impact :) Enjoy this new project!

Karen (karey2005) said...

I also love your journal page! Live out loud, Laura. Congrats on your new journal :)

Angeline Choo said...

Love that you started an art journal and what better way but to stamp it with Unity stamps right? :) Keep calm and stamp on! :)

Ruby said...

Thanks for sharing your journal with us. It looks like it is a fun project.

Jen M said...

What a fun new project! Love the bright colors!

Rachel W K said...

great page! art journaling is all about the process... enjoy it!
-Rachel w k
rwkrafts.com

Gaylynn said...

Wonderful art journal. Lovely art work, sure to be treasured for years to come. :)

Julie Odil said...

Yes! Art journal's make us grow, don't they? Dream on, girl. Have fun with it. That's art.

Mandi said...

I love journals I have not started mine yet. Well done it looks great :)

Corrie said...

Love your journal great start

jennifer mitten said...

I love the art journal and how it shows such personality!

Amber Sheaves said...

Ha! I had the same experience when I first got my Dylusions journal! It took a while before I opened it and got it messy. I love that quote you used too.

Miwa said...

Great pages, how fun! I think you'll have no trounle with inspiration - you're definitely off to a great start!

Lori said...

Your journal is wonderful - you've gotten off to a great start!