The Written Word – Country View Challenges

Hello! This month it is my turn to pick the challenge theme and I have chosen ‘The Written Word’. I love seeing text in artwork, whether it be printed papers, stencilled or stamped words, or hand written journalling. Text draws the eye in and can…

Girl Power!

Today is an exciting day for Jules, the owner of Artful Days. She has launched her first two stamp sets, and I was fortunate enough to be given one to play with. I chose Girl 002 and have been creating some fun projects with her.…

Happiness Where The Sun Shines

I love this bright and cheery collage sheet of Little Houses from Vera Lane Studio. These images are also available in digistamp version, but today I went for the pre-coloured images. I created a fun journal spread in my Moleskine: I created the ‘suns’ by…

She’s a Wildflower….

  The new release at Vera Lane Studio this week is Wildflower…..and she’s beautiful!! I made a journal page with her and some Circles and Stems: I love her kooky stance and gumdrop flower topper. She’s been a popular image this week among the DT…

You Are – Journal Page

This week we saw the launch of Arthur Ave – a new style of artwork from Vera Lane Studio. Bright and funky, slightly off the wall, totally individual and extremely addictive….several digi sets and a collage sheet were all added to the shop this week!!…

Let Peace Begin With Me

This week we have a beautifully serene set of digis in the Vera Lane Studio shop. I created a journal page using some of the images in the set. I used a Gelli print for my background and fussy cut my images before adding to…

Autumn Dreams Journal Page

I have been neglecting my art journal recently and wanted to mark the changing of the seasons. As we enter October, the leaves are turning to rich reds and oranges. the temperature is falling, the nights are drawing in and cool misty mornings are becoming…

The Mermaid – A Journal Spread

This gorgeous new set of digis is available in the Vera Lane Studio shop this week and I am in love with the beautifully serene mermaid. I created a journal spread with her. I used Gelatos to create my underwater background, mixing ordinary ones with…

Strange and Unusual – Lydia Deetz

I really enjoyed creating my Beetlejuice journal page the other week and had to make one for Lydia too! As part of our Black, White and a Pop of Colour week I chose to create this in greyscale with touches of lime green: I drew…

Joggles AJA – Feature Horizontal and Vertical Elements

This week’s prompt in the Joggles Art Journal Adventure group is to use horizontal and vertical elements on our page. I had a cool little grid design mask from Paper Artsy that I wanted to use for this. I positioned the mask on the page and spritzed…