Art journal

Bookbinding

I did some bookbinding recently to create an art journal - one with empty pages this time, so it's a brand new book ready for use! This journal is of my preferred A6 size. I cut out A5 sheets from a drawing book, which I then folded into half for A6 pages. I used a… Continue reading Bookbinding

Mixed media

Painted Coasters

It's Inspiration Station time, and my sister and I are back again with our theme-based creative projects. It was my sister's turn to come up with a theme for this round, and here's her inspiration - Inspiration Station - Feb inspirationSources, clockwise from top-right: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 With so many cups and… Continue reading Painted Coasters

Mixed media

Nature is Glorious | Inspiration Station

It's Inspiration Station time! (It's where my sister or I come up with a theme, which we use as inspiration for our individual creative sessions.) The theme from my sister for this latest round is the picture below - I was inspired by the colors in the picture, and the abundant flora and fauna present… Continue reading Nature is Glorious | Inspiration Station

Earrings · Jewelry

Burnt Metal Earrings | Inspiration Station

It's Inspiration Station time! (This is where my sis and I work on our respective creative projects based on themes that we think of.) It was my turn this time to come up with a theme, and I chose a modified version of a picture that I'd clicked of my sister's alcohol ink experiments. All… Continue reading Burnt Metal Earrings | Inspiration Station

Beads · Earrings · Jewelry

Be Free Earrings | We’re All Ears

My recent artistic inclinations are towards art journaling, so it's a different sort of creative high when I make the occasional jewelry. 🙂 And what better to motivate me to work on some earrings than the We're All Ears challenge! Erin's prompt for April is based on our current reality - since most of us… Continue reading Be Free Earrings | We’re All Ears

Beads · Earrings · Jewelry

Dotted Earrings | We’re All Ears

It's time for another We're All Ears challenge! For February's theme, Erin has drawn inspiration from artist Jon Foreman (aka Sculpt the World) who creates ephemeral land art. (Do check out his fantastic creations sometime!) I read about the artist and checked out his work, and what resonated with me (other than the beauty of… Continue reading Dotted Earrings | We’re All Ears

Mixed media

Own Your Dreams | Mixed Media Tag

I made a mixed media tag over a few days recently, inspired by the moodboard on Mixed Media Place. My usual inclination is to work on my projects in one go, while I'm in the zone. This works amazingly well for art journal pages, but not for bigger or more involved projects, like mixed media… Continue reading Own Your Dreams | Mixed Media Tag

Beads · Earrings · Jewelry

Henna on Blue Earrings | We’re All Ears

A brand new year means checking out Colors of the Year from various sources. 🙂 And the We're All Ears January challenge has done exactly that - Erin provided a list of Colors of 2020, and asked us to base our earrings on one or more of these colors. The colors are: Classic Blue -… Continue reading Henna on Blue Earrings | We’re All Ears

Art journal · Mixed media

Mini Book | Inspiration Station, CJS-2020

It's Inspiration Station time! My sister come up with the theme for this round of our creative sessions. She picked two pictures, and we had to use just one of the pictures as inspiration. Of course, ideas popped up for both 🙂 but I decided to use the one on the right, since I own… Continue reading Mini Book | Inspiration Station, CJS-2020

Beads · Earrings · Jewelry

Ruby Steel Earrings | We’re All Ears

It's time for yet another We're All Ears challenge. Erin had an interesting theme this month - names from a random name generator! She generated a list of names for us to choose from; or, she said, we could generate names on our own. And make earrings that suit the name. For my earrings, I… Continue reading Ruby Steel Earrings | We’re All Ears