Hi there! Today I had great fun running an all-day, Christmas themed, sketchbook making workshop for the fabulous Blackburn Artists' Society. In today's workshop, I showed the Blackburn Artists how to make three different sketchbooks using only one sheet of paper in each. We made the pages of the books using different paper folding techniques… Continue reading Christmas themed sketchbook Workshop!
Tag: junk journals
It's official, September has arrived and I am here for it! Autumn is my favourite time of year. I love the changing leaves, the sunlight, acorns and pine cones, mushrooms and toadstools, crunching through dried leaves, wearing jumpers and lighting candles in the home again. Conkers- on my morning walk In April I started morning… Continue reading Welcoming Autumn
New Digital kits!
Over on Mushroom Moon Designs on Etsy I have been busy creating several new Digital products for use in junk journalling, scrapbooking and other paper crafts. First up we have several Christmas themed kits all ready for you to start your Christmas crafting! Some may think it too early to even begin thinking about Christmas,… Continue reading New Digital kits!
New Digital Kit Release!
Hi everyone! Today I have released a BRAND NEW digital Junk journal kit over on my Etsy Shop! This New Abstract Digital Junk Journal kit consists of 4 sheets of lined and unlined Landscape oriented papers, 4 portrait-oriented papers, Faux stamps, faux postcard, 2 pocket designs, 2 sheets of labels in two designs and a… Continue reading New Digital Kit Release!
A few more little experiments
I really enjoyed making the assemblages with photographs from my family history collection, (if you missed this post you can find it HERE ) so I thought I'd have a break from editing digital images for the Lancashire stories project (find out more HERE) and have another play and experiment with collage, textiles, ink, paint… Continue reading A few more little experiments
Mixed medium assemblages
Today I am sharing with you a recent body of work I created which consists of several mixed medium assemblages. Assemblage is art that is made by assembling disparate elements – often everyday objects – scavenged by the artist or bought speciallyhttps://www.tate.org.uk/art/art-terms/a/assemblage These pieces were created using various mediums- collage, alcohol inks, acrylic paints, textiles… Continue reading Mixed medium assemblages
MMD Page a day 14.01.2022
On today's art journal page I used some stickers from the "Bibliophilia Antiquarian sticker book" that I got for Christmas. In the background I used some papers from my "curiosity box" digital kit which you can purchase on Etsy HERE. The letters I cut out from various bits of scrap paper and I framed it… Continue reading MMD Page a day 14.01.2022
MMD Page a day 13.01.2022
For today's journal page entry I used a variety of maps and pages from an old West Midlands road atlas, plus some ink (Tim Holtz Distress ink) I then just used an old sentiment I found to create the title "Explore." Using old maps is a great way to create interesting texture and pattern in… Continue reading MMD Page a day 13.01.2022
MMD page a day 09.01.2022
I think this is one of my favourite pages so far. It's messy and grungy, textured, abstract and has vintage vibes. It also took me about 5 minutes.Sometimes just messing about as fast as you can creates great results!
MMD page a day 08.01.2022
Today's journal entry has a flower fairy vibe. . Not really sure what my fairy is doing…. much like me I suppose! When it comes to journaling, even if you haven't got a clue what you're doing just have a go anyway! It doesn't have to mean anything in particular, or have a theme or… Continue reading MMD page a day 08.01.2022