THE BEST WAY TO MAKE A TITLE ON A PAPER CRAFT PROJECT

Inside: how to add a title to any paper craft project in a unique and creative way   Everyone has a name it is the first thing that we are known for. So should any paper craft project. A title is the first thing that you see on a layout, mini album or an art journal page and that is why it’s important to take the time and add the right kind of title . There are many ways to add that title with positive and negative points to each way. Which way to use is up to you but my recommendation is to try as many ways as you can to make things more interesting.   HOW TO ADD A TITLE TO A PAPER CRAFT PROJECT   You can create a title on your paper craft project from almost any material using many types of techniques. Here are my 5 best ways:   UNIQUE TITLE ON YOUR PAPER CRAFT …

HOW TO MAKE AMAZING ART JOURNAL PAGES WITH STAMPS

  Inside: make an art journal page using stamps and stamping techniques   When I started crafting I didn’t really used stamps. They were mostly suitable for scrapbook pages and especially card making and it wasn’t really my style. However stamps seemed really cool to me and I really wanted to use them so I tried to think if and how I can use them on my art journal pages. Over time the stamp world caught up with me and started producing stamps that are perfect for art journaling and today there are so many options.     HOW TO ART JOURNAL WITH STAMPS Stamps are a versatile tool that can be used in all stages of making an art journal page. I wanted to show you how you can do that so I created an art journal page with stamps from the first step of making the background, the accents to the focal point.   BACKGROUND The first step …

HOW TO START AN ART JOURNAL PAGE LIKE A PRO EVERY TIME

Inside: how to start an art journal page and completing it like a pro every time   Sometimes I sit in front of my art journal and just stare at the blank page not knowing where to go from here. Yes!… it happens to me too – I just have no idea how to start… I really hates when it happens to me so I tried to think what happens when I do know how to start and my creative process runs smoothly. I discovered that whenever I’m stuck and don’t know how to begin there are three things that work.   HOW TO START AN ART JOURNAL PAGE There are three main ways to start an art journal page: CREATE THE BACKGROUND: this is the best way to go if you don’t have any other idea or direction. START WITH A TECHNIQUE: if there’s a technique you want to try or experiment with then it will be a good …

HOW TO EASILY MAKE A JUNK JOURNAL AND WHAT TO DO WITH IT

Inside: everything you need to know about making a junk journal and what to do with them   Everyday when I walk into my craft room I see my paper scraps drawer and I look away. I hate that drawer… it really bothers me that there is a pile of unused papers in it and I do nothing with them. So one day I decided to challenge myself to come up with a way to use at least some of them. What I came up with was a junk journal… actually a few of them!     WHAT IS A JUNK JOURNAL There is no one definition of a junk journal and they can vary from person to person however there is one main thing that is common to all junk journals: they are all made from a mix of found and recycled materials. They are called junk journals because they are usually books or journals made from the paper …

MISTAKES TO AVOID WHEN YOU WANT TO MAKE AN ART JOURNAL PAGE

Inside: 7 most common mistakes to avoid in your art journal to make amazing pages   You probably think I never make mistakes in my art journal but you’re wrong. I make mistakes all the time! When I start working on an art journal page I usually have an idea in my head but it doesn’t always come out the way I want it to. However I try not to panic and I usually manage to fix that mistake and end up with an art journal page I like.       ART JOURNAL MISTAKES Some artists will tell you there is no such thing as mistakes in an art journal and there is some truth in that. Art journaling is not a place of judgment or contest and whatever you create is your art work and it reflects who you are. If that’s the case then no mistakes could happen because whatever is right for you is never a …

HOW TO MAKE EXCITING ART JOURNAL PAGES WITH TEXT

Inside: different ways to make amazing art journal pages with words, letters and text   Adding text is an important part of art journaling that is sometimes overlooked. Every art journal page has two parts: the ART which are the colors, layers and beautiful effects on the page and the JOURNALING which is the text. The text is what brings the page together and gives it the meaning or message we want to say.       TYPES OF TEXT ON ART JOURNAL PAGES There are many types of text that you can add to your art journal page and I’m not talking about the style of text but the way you say what you want to say. Here are some ideas: Quotes: saying by other people can sometimes say exactly what we feel. You can find lots of quotes online but my favorite site is BrainyQuote. Lyrics: everyone has a favorite song with that one line that just pierce …

DISCOVER ART JOURNALING BACKGROUND IDEAS THAT WILL INSPIRE YOU TO CREATE NOW!

Inside: 4 art journaling background ideas that will inspire you to start creating!   You all know this feeling… we want to create an art journal page. We stare at the blank page and nothing… no ideas come to mind, zero! No inspiration at ALL! So we close the art journal and go to do something else in the hopes that maybe the inspiration will come later. The problem is it doesn’t. This ritual repeats itself over and over and it’s frustrating. So frustrating that it makes us give up art journaling all together. Is your art journaling experience similar to this? Do you also spend a long time staring at the blank page with no idea how to start? DISCOVER NEW ART JOURNAL BACKGROUND IDEAS THAT WILL INSPIRE YOU TO CREATE NOW!     WHAT IS THE FIRST STEP TO CREATE ART JOURNALING PAGES It’s sounds counter intuitive, but the first step is to start. Do something on the …

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