Sisterhood of the Traveling Art Books

Side View

Hello again! This month’s offering is very special to me. This summer I had the pleasure to attend a wonderful workshop with the incomparable Lynne Perrella in Taos, NM at the Mabel Dodge Lujan House. Lynne is a fabulous teacher; kind, patient, and giving of herself and her ideas and … Continue reading

Rust and Lace Journal

Full Front View

Hello and welcome to another installment of “As the Journal Turns”…. I have been rather obsessed taken with the making of all sorts of journals.  A good friend recently told me about the Katelyn Lizardi Journal Bigz die from Sizzix and the coordinating thinlits set which cuts pages and pockets … Continue reading

Gothic Journals

Gothic Journals

Hi all.  I’ve recently been rather obsessed with Gothic images and specifically stamps by Lynn Perrella. Stained glass and gold come together to make lovely treasure!  The outsides of the journals were cut out of medium weight black chipboard and collaged with old text and Paper Artsy Fresco Finish paints, … Continue reading

Fauxdori Journal Tutorial

Fauxdori Front Cover

Hi all! Today I will be doing a guest designer tutorial over at Mini Album Makers Challenge blog. Please head over there to see what this is all about.  I’ll include pics here that wouldn’t fit in the tutorial. These journals are tremendous fun to make and a great way … Continue reading

Faux Leather Mini Journal

Front of book, assembled.

Today I’d like to share one of my new favorite things – handmade journals! I created this one using the Eileen Hull passport die, which produces a 3.5″x5″ book.  This one is a bit over an inch thick and made to look like pebbled leather. My son is really into … Continue reading