Art journal · Gel print

New Art Journals

I'm ready for this year with a new pair of art journals--an A6 one and a mini-book--that I bound and prepped recently! (I actually have three journals now--I'd bound the third one last year, and use it occasionally.) So far, I've used loose A6-sized pages for my art journaling, which I'd eventually bind into a… Continue reading New Art Journals

Art journal · Gel print · Mixed media

Mini Journal Wrap Up

Happy New Year! I hope your year has started well, and will only keep getting better. I managed to fill up my mini journal--a tiny 6x6 sq. cm (~ 2.5x2.5 sq. in) book-- by the end of last year, and arting in it has been positively wonderful. I usually ready a set number of sheets… Continue reading Mini Journal Wrap Up

Art journal · Gel print · Mixed media

Binding My Art Journal

[Challenge win: Top rocker at 613 Avenue Create challenge][Challenge win: Winner at More Mixed Media challenge][Challenge win: Winner at STAMPlorations Stencil challenge] Another set of art journal pages done, which means another session of bookbinding! Making covers for my art journals and binding my journal is an activity that I always look forward to. Here's… Continue reading Binding My Art Journal

Ornaments

Needle Minders

I love to embroider. And I end up misplacing my needle a lot. This usually happens when I use up my current thread and turn away from my work to cut out a new length of thread. I used to pierce the needle through the fabric during this distracting period, but I don't like the… Continue reading Needle Minders

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