Posts tagged JOURNALING
FAST + FABULOUS FRIDAY NO. 32

SAVING TIME WITH MINI BOOKS - THE #LITTLESUMMERJOY PROJECT

ALRIGHT! IT'S HAPPEING! THE #LITTLESUMMERJOY PROJECT IS FINALLY HERE AND I'M GOING TO BE TAKING PART WITH A LITTLE MINI BOOK. IF YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT THE #LITTLESUMMERJOY PROJECT IS, IT'S A FREE (YES FREE!) CLASS RUN BY LITTLE PAPER PROJECTS (Jen Lake and Julie Gagen) AND A BUCH OF AWESOME CONTRIBUTORS TO HELP YOU GET OUT THERE AND DOCUMENT YOUR SUMMER JOY WITH NEW PROMPTS AND INSPIRATION EVERY WEEK! BE SURE TO CHECK IT OUT HERE AND TO READ MORE AND SIGN UP FOR YOURSELF! TODAY I'M SHARING A COUPLE OF MY FIRST PAGES IN MY MINI ALBUM INCLUDING THE THEME OF THIS FIRST WEEK - CREATING A SEASONAL MANIFESTO! BECAUSE SUMMER IS SUPER BUSY, I WANT THIS ALBUM TO BE FAST + FABULOUS - JUST LIKE FRIDAYS ARE! I'LL SHARE SOME TIME SAVING TIPS THROUGHOUT THIS POST, ALONG WITH THE PAGES I'VE COMPLETED THUS FAR SO KEEP READING FOR ALL THE INFO! KEEP READING >>> 

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HOW I KEEP A DESIGN JOURNAL

THE DESIGN JOURNAL PROCESS

COMING FROM A FASHION DESIGN BACKGROUND, I'VE HONED THE SKILL OF KEEPING A DESIGN JOURNAL. IN THE SCRAPBOOKING WORLD, MANY PEOPLE HAVE JUMPED ON THE ART JOURNALING BANDWAGON, AND I FEEL THAT THE WAY I APPROACH DESIGN JOURNALS IS QUITE SIMILAR, WITH A SLIGHTLY DIFFERENT END RESULT.  KEEP SCROLLING AND I'LL BE GIVING YOU SOME PEEKS INTO MY DESIGN JOURNAL. I'LL ALSO NOTE HOW I KEEP ONE, AND WHY I THINK IT'S IMPORTANT TO GET YOUR CREATIVE JUICES FLOWING! KEEP READING >>>

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FAST + FABULOUS FRIDAY NO. 5

THIS WEEK FOR FAST +  FABULOUS FRIDAY  I’M RINGING IN THE NEW YEAR WITH THIS ‘CHEERS TO THE NEW YEAR’ PAGE AND CUT FILE.  [...]

FOR THIS PAGE I STARTED WITH THE CUT FILE AVAILABLE IN MY SHOP AND CUT IT OUT WITH THE SILHOUETTE CAMEO ON A WHITE GLOSS CARDSTOCK. THEN I PLACED IT ON TOP OF THE PALE ORANGE TEXTURED CARDSTOCK AFTER TEARING THE BOTTOM EDGE FOR INTEREST. THE IMAGE I CHOSE TO USE IS THE CHEERS MY MOM AND I MADE AT MIDNIGHT ON NEW YEAR’S EVE. I FRAMED THAT TO APPEAR LIKE A POLAROID AND ATTACHED IT TO THE CUT FILE WITH A MINI PAPERCLIP ...

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SUNDAY SKETCH SERIES NO. 1

THE FIRST THING I DID AFTER SKETCHING MY LAYOUT WAS TO DIGITALLY CREATE THE BACKGROUND + TITLE IMAGERY FOR 'SPARKLE ON' . I THEN PRINTED THIS IMAGERY ONTO A 12' X 12' PIECE OF WHITE CARDSTOCK SO I COULD COMPLETE MY PAGE HANDS ON. 

I LOVE TO MIX DIGITAL + HANDS ON SCRAPBOOKING TO KEEP MY IDEAS FLOWING AND MY PAGES FUN AND INTERESTING, IT ALSO ALLOWS ME TO DO MORE OUT OF THE BOX SCRAPBOOKING BECAUSE I CAN CONTROL MY IMAGERY ...

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