Art journal · Gel printing · Mixed media

100 Days | Art Journal (1)

Lately, I've been feeling less creative (and generally less in a good mood) than I'd like, so I thought I should just make stuff and see if it helps with the mojo. My focus is mainly on art journaling, and I'd like to make something every day for a hundred days. However, the goal is… Continue reading 100 Days | Art Journal (1)

Art journal · Gel printing

Green, Stripes, Polka Dots | Inspiration Station

Continuing the theme-inspired creativity challenges that my sister and I throw at each other, our Inspiration Station, it was my turn to think of a theme. One day, looking at my sister stand near the curtains asking if I'd come up with a theme yet, I rattled off the three things that came to my… Continue reading Green, Stripes, Polka Dots | Inspiration Station

Art journal · Gel printing

Art Journal: Birds of Prey | AE Challenge

I'll admit, when Cathy came up with Birds of Prey as the theme for this month's Art Elements Challenge, all I could think of was making owl polymer clay beads and use them as earrings. Not that there's anything wrong with owls, but I've already made owl drawings, owl doodles and owls in macramé, and… Continue reading Art Journal: Birds of Prey | AE Challenge

Art journal · Gel printing · Mixed media

Inspiration Station: Art Journal Page

My sister and I have started a theme-inspired creativity session between us this year – our ‘Inspiration Station’ – one of us picks a theme of the month, and each of us makes something inspired by the theme in any media we fancy. Last month, it was my turn to pick, and I had just… Continue reading Inspiration Station: Art Journal Page

Earrings · Jewelry

Squarish paper earrings

My new sideboard arrived recently, and my room finally has some proper furniture in it. Rearranging my stash inevitably followed, and in the process, I found some old one-sided printouts that I'd retained to repurpose as jewelry. So I got to work. The base I cut out eight 1"-wide squares from the paper, and then… Continue reading Squarish paper earrings