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Using Dip Calligraphy Pens in Your Art Journal
January 8, 2015 by Chelle 2 Comments
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Using a dip pen in your art journal can be fun – and economical! Here are some tips for getting started!
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Recycled Blue Jean Journal
December 20, 2014 by Chelle 4 Comments
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Today I am going to share with you the journal I made for Journal52 to use in 2015. I didn’t buy a single thing for this journal – and that’s pretty cool. Eco and budget friendly! Some paper scraps, a pair of old blue jeans that don’t fit anyone, and a little time is all it took! Step […]
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30 Holiday Themed Journal Prompts
November 20, 2013 by Chelle 5 Comments
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Here are 30 holiday themed art journal prompts sure to get you in the holiday spirit.
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Art Journal Fail: Create Anyways
November 10, 2013 by Chelle 23 Comments
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Can I show you some of the worst art journal pages I ever created? Because I think when we see all this beautiful gorgeous stuff on Pinterest and in magazines and whatnot…it’s so easy to feel intimidated. And that self critic monster pops in and says “You’re not an artist!” and “You’re not good enough […]
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My Closet Art Studio
November 5, 2013 by Chelle 13 Comments
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See how I transformed half of a closet into my very own art studio space!
Filed Under: Getting Started Tagged With: art studio closet space, couch box, organizing arts supplies
How to Make an Altered Composition Book Art Journal
October 31, 2013 by Chelle 21 Comments
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Here’s a tutorial on how I make an altered composition notebook art journal. Hope you enjoy!
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12 Tips for Working With Acrylic Paint in Your Art Journal
July 12, 2013 by Chelle 4 Comments
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Acrylic paint is inexpensive, readily available (even my grocery store sells it!) and probably one of my favorite mediums to use in my art journals because of its texture and the bright vivid colors. Today I thought I would share some of my tips for working with acrylic paint to help you use it in […]
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41 Summer Art Journaling Prompts
July 10, 2013 by Chelle 2 Comments
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Here are 41 Fun Summer Art Journaling Prompts to inspire your creativity and help you capture those summertime memories.
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Watercolor Painting Techniques
May 15, 2013 by Chelle 2 Comments
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Using watercolors in your art journal can be a lot of fun! Here are some techniques you can try for some cool effects with watercolor.
Filed Under: Art Journal Techniques Tagged With: using watercolors in art journals, water color painting, watercolor techniques
Where to Find Free Graphics & Printables for Your Art Journals
May 13, 2013 by Chelle 4 Comments
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Looking for some great sites where you can download free images for your art journal projects? Here are some of my favorites!
Filed Under: Uncategorized Tagged With: copyright free images, free images, printable collage photos, public domain photos

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Today's Poem

Happy New Year! This is the first offering of 2015. Enjoy…

New Year Wish

Now
Everyone
Wants

You to
Expound
A
Resolution

Well
I
Say
Hogwash!

Original draft: 04/01/15
© Nick Ritchie 2015

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