StencilGirl collaboration – ReSketch Journal

Stencilgirl colaboration with resketch journals

Hi everyone and welcome to a super fun collaboration with StencilGirl, organized by the amazing Tina Walker. Tina came up with the idea to finish a journal using only one color. For the journals we used resketch journals. These are a bit different as they use reclaimed paper, which sometimes already has a pattern on it. I had a hard time choosing a color and went back and forth between greens, blues, and so on. At the end, I picked orange because this was the color where I had the most paint tubes and ink sprays from. I’m thrilled that…

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Finders Keepers Puddle Jumper Blog Hop

Finders Keepers Puddle Jumper Blog Hop

Hi everyone and welcome to the introduction of the new paper collection from Finders Keepers, called Puddle Jumper 😀 The colors are just gorgeous; just love all the pastels. To celebrate such amazingness, we put together a blog hop that will give you so many ideas on how to use the new paper collection from Finders Keepers. You should have seen a few posts already. If you didn’t arrive from Karen’s blog, feel free to start at the beginning (which is the blog from Finders Keepers). Otherwise, enjoy the project I made and then continue hopping along. Don’t forget to…

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Negative stamping with Distress Oxide and ArtFoamies

Negative stamping with Distress Oxide and ArtFoamies

Eeeek, I’m super excited about this art journal page. First of all, that pig is so stinkin’ cute and second, I had so much fun with that background. There is nothing better than following the process in a video, so without any further delay: How fun is that? Btw, I need a name for the piggy 😉 Supplies Used Some of my links are affiliate links which means I earn a small commission, if you use my links to shop. No worries though, you won’t pay anything extra. Thanks for your support 🙂

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Home sweet home – an art journal page with ArtFoamies

Home sweet home - an art journal page with ArtFoamies

Hi and welcome to a new post for ArtFoamies. Today, I’m using Art by Marlene’s foam stamps for a joy ride full of paint and more. Here is how everything came together: Isn’t it a nice home sweet home page? Love those alphabet stamps 😉 Supplies Used Some of my links are affiliate links which means I earn a small commission, if you use my links to shop. No worries though, you won’t pay anything extra. Thanks for your support 🙂 Close Ups

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Introducing new PaperArtsy stamps from Seth Apter and playing with Fresco Finish Mustard and Cerise

Introducing new PaperArtsy stamps from Seth Apter

Hi everyone, I’m super excited to share this art journal page with you. Not only was I able to play with the new PaperArtsy stamps from Seth Apter but I also experimented with a different mix of colors. But see for yourself. Enjoy 🙂 At the end the page had something magical, even with the more mechanical looking images from Seth’s set. Color can really change how we perceive certain things and it’s so much fun to experiment with that. Supplies Used Close Ups

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The last page for my ArtFoamies mini art journal

ArtFoamies the last page

Hello, and welcome back. It’s Josefine and today I’m sharing the last page of my mini art journal with you. I loved this process so much, maybe I need to come up with a new mini journal for you. But for now, here it is. If you haven’t seen the earlier posts, here are the other pages: The journal itself Page 1 Page 2 I started by adhering some Tim Holtz Christmas tissue paper to my page. Even though Christmas is over, those supplies still come in handy. Then I added a variety of ink and paint to the page.…

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3 ideas on what to do with your mono prints with ArtFoamies

3 ideas on what to do with your mono prints with ArtFoamies

Hi, it’s Josefine. I was in the mood for playing with my Gel Press and create some mono prints. While I was getting ready for it, I wondered what I should do with those prints. I bet, I’m not the only asking herself that question – what to do with all those prints? That’s why I thought I could share some ideas with you. First, here is the video that shows you how I created all those prints and then what I did with them. First up, I created bookmarks. These are great as presents or just a little extra…

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Art Recipe: What to do with your clean up pages in your art journal?

How do you get from this: to this: This is what today’s Art Recipe is all about. What can you do with those art journal clean up pages that you have used to clean up your brayer, get rid of access paint or test some new stamps? Check out how my very busy and let’s say awful page turns into a gorgeous story about fantasy adventures. For those of you who haven’t heard about my latest adventure yet, check out this blog post or the Facebook live here. To summarize, I opened my own art journal and mixed media supplies…

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Welcome to The Maker Deli

The Maker Deli

Someone pinch me, I still can’t believe what is about to happen. I always dreamed about having my own store and now it’s about to come true – at least as an online version of it. I’m super excited that you are going to be part of my journey with The Maker Deli – your new online store for art journaling and mixed media supplies.  Today, we are starting slow. I’m opening the doors, so you can take a look around, get some inspiration and find the first supplies that I’m going to be carrying. During the next weeks, I…

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Pretty Things Survivors Do Blog Hop

Pretty Things Survivors Do Blog Hop

Hello everyone and welcome to a very specific blog post. Today I’m not only sharing an art journal page with you. Today is also about awareness. Chrissy asked a variety of crafters to come together and help spread awareness about PTSD. For our blog hop it stands for Pretty Things Survivors do, but the majority probably knows it as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. PTSD is a “psychiatric disorder” that can occur in people who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event such as a natural disaster, serious accident, terrorist act, war/combat, rape or other violent personal assault.” (American Psychiatric Association definition)…

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