So I took a class at the library last Tuesday. We learned how to
make art journals. I started working on the journal a few days ago.
Won't show you everything that I have done so far, but I did want
to share these two pages that I have completed.
The left side was done with Tim Holtz collage medium and distress
On the right I stamped directly on the paper used on the
accordion folded book. Which was a mistake. The paper
that was provide at the class will not work with the ink I have.
Won't dry even when I used a heat tool. So....in order to
save the page I threw some clear embossing powder on it and heated it
again. The embossing powder sealed in the wet ink. YAY the page was
saved, and I really love how the color pops. Also gives some added texture to the
The theme of the book is Family of Smiles. I'm using lots of old
black and white photos that were passed down to me from my mother.
Thought it would make a great keepsake for Sarah.
The photos are of my mom. She made the skirt that she, and her cousin are wearing.
Yesterday I joined a quick turn around 3 pocket Halloween swap.
Instead of doing a full pocket letter we had to do 1/3.
So I whipped this up yesterday afternoon, and its ready to be mailed soon as
I get my partner. I'm having so much fun with these swaps!
The weather was so nice yesterday me and Skip went to the park and took a
nice long walk. So great to take the nature trail. Still suppose to be
nice today, so its time to wash my car.