Ways to use vintage paper ephemera in art

Creating with vintage ephemera paper can be a wonderful way to add a special touch to any project. There are many ways to use vintage ephemera paper, from creating scrapbooks to making greeting cards. Here are three of my favorite ways to use vintage ephemera paper: More Ways to Use Vintage Ephemera No matter howContinue reading “Ways to use vintage paper ephemera in art”

Vintage Ephemera Bookmarks

New bookmarks are available in the shop!! I used some favorite pieces from my vintage ephemera stash to create these vintage-inspired bookmarks. This bookmark is a unique and stylish accessory for any book lover. Measuring 2 inches by 6 inches, it features vintage ephemera adding a touch of history and nostalgia to your reading experience.Continue reading “Vintage Ephemera Bookmarks”

How I Select Items to Include in Vintage Ephemera Packs

I started creating Vintage Ephemera Packs because I had acquired a large collection over the years, so I thought it would be a good way to downsize my stash. What I didn’t expect was how popular these ephemera packs would become and how much fun I would have putting them together. As my personal collectionContinue reading “How I Select Items to Include in Vintage Ephemera Packs”

Unboxing and Review: This Month’s Sketchbox Art Kit

This month’s Sketchbox art kit is packed with high-quality supplies that have really added to my artwork. First off, the Inktese pencils included in the kit are absolutely stunning. If you’ve never worked with Intense before…well, you’re missing out. They function like colored pencils, but when water is added to them they activate and lookContinue reading “Unboxing and Review: This Month’s Sketchbox Art Kit”

New Lined Journal Available

As someone who loves to write and always has a million ideas floating around in my head, I’m constantly on the hunt for the perfect journal. When I started designing my own journals it became an obsession! Now every time I need a specific journal I just design one myself and have Amazon print themContinue reading “New Lined Journal Available”

Art activities for self-discovery

Looking for a creative way to explore your inner self? Why not try an art activity? Creating art can be a powerful way to express your inner thoughts and feelings, and to better understand yourself and the world around you. Here are some ideas for art activities that can help you on your journey ofContinue reading “Art activities for self-discovery”

What is a vision journal and how to create one of your own

Learn how to create your very own vision journal and unlock the full potential of your creativity. This step-by-step guide will show you how to clarify your goals, stay motivated, and track your progress, all while providing a creative outlet. Plus, get helpful tips and tricks specifically for artists. Start creating your vision journal todayContinue reading “What is a vision journal and how to create one of your own”

Ways to use gesso in art journaling

Gesso is an essential product for any mixed media artist, and it’s especially useful in art journaling. In case you’re not familiar with it, gesso is a white, opaque paint used to prime surfaces for painting, drawing, or mixed media art. It helps to create a smooth, even surface for your artwork, and it alsoContinue reading “Ways to use gesso in art journaling”

Benefits of commonplace books for artists

For artists, commonplace books can be incredibly beneficial tools for inspiring creativity and organizing ideas. Commonplace books are notebooks or journals in which you can record meaningful thoughts, quotes, observations, and other inspirations. By having a single repository for these items, artists can easily refer back to them and use them as a source ofContinue reading “Benefits of commonplace books for artists”

Favorite Books Currently On My Nightstand

I get asked all the time about the books I’m reading so I thought I’d share some of my favorites that are currently on my nightstand. I’m an avid reader and I’m always looking for something new to read. Here are a few of my favorite books I’m currently reading: What about you? Any greatContinue reading “Favorite Books Currently On My Nightstand”