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Topic: [Closed] Art journaling and altered journaling along - ongoing - 2014 - 2016  (Read 142887 times)
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« Reply #690 on: January 04, 2015 04:01:21 PM »

Thank you!   Cheesy
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« Reply #691 on: January 08, 2015 08:03:09 AM »

Okay, I made some pages. Woo hoo!
P_E_S_T and I agreed to swap some art pages over the course of this next year. I liked the first one that I made for her so much (I can't share hers here because they aren't sent yet) that I decided to make for myself too. They are small, 5x5", but I am finding that I am enjoying the smaller space. I feel that it forces me to be more thoughtful about how I design each page. I have never made an art journal before but love art quilts so I have gone that route. These all have a layer of batting, fabric on the back, and are finished with a blanket stitch in embroidery floss. Here are the ones that I've made for myself so far this year.

This one represents my being a mom to three kids:


This one, well, I LOVE coffee!


For my love of birds. The little letter "B" is from a digital alphabet I got from Phizzychick.


This one is a bit obvious I suppose, a key to my heart in Oregon Grin. I grew up here and all my kids were born here, so yeah, I love Oregon.


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« Reply #692 on: January 08, 2015 09:34:09 AM »

such nice personal journal pages!

I agree that a small space forces you to think about everything you are or are not going to put on it!

I think you did a fine job of highlighting the important stuff!  I really love your "mom" page!
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« Reply #693 on: January 08, 2015 11:55:08 AM »

Those are great!   Cheesy  I love the Mom page!
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« Reply #694 on: August 28, 2016 03:55:28 PM »

It's been a very long time since this thread's been used, so I've asked for it to be closed.   

If anyone wants to take over and start up a new art/altered journal craftalong, please feel free to do so!   Smiley

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Smmarrt
« Reply #695 on: August 31, 2016 05:46:05 PM »

I started a Junk Journal Craftalong, right here: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=449882.0

It's open to everyone so stop on by!
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