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How to Art Journal with NO Ideas?

Do you ever ask yourself How to Art Journal with NO Ideas? I often find myself in a situation where I want to create something in my art journal but I have no idea what. My mind is a complete blank and I have no inspiration at all. Here's what I do in this situation...

How to Art Journal with NO Ideas?
The most important thing to do is start. Do something on the page without any planning. I started spraying the page with a few colors.

Then I decided to add some circles. It's one of my favorite shapes so whenever I …

Scrapbooking Tips: Using Basic Shapes

Today we continue our series on scrapbooking inspiration. Today's episode: Scrapbooking Tips: Using Basic Shapes. Scrapbooking is all about telling a story that is in the photo. A really easy way to create such a story is to add "chapters". Chapters are basically little parts of the bigger story and the best way to create them is use basic shapes like squares or circles.

Scrapbooking Tips: Using Basic Shapes
The most common way to create story chapters is squares but I used circles. I think it gives more interest and flow to the page. I created six circles some of them photos …

Art Journal Page: Houses

I've recently been filling my art journal with new pages. Today's Art Journal Page: Houses is all about layers. It's amazing what you can do with layers of paint, stencils and stamps. And it doesn't even matter what kind you have, they will all work.

Art Journal Page: Houses
The first thing to do is just stencil on the page. Use different patterns and different colors and layer them on top of each other. Add some stamped images and patterned tissue papers as well.

Then you need to think about the shapes you want to have on your page. The idea is to …