Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Journals and Insta-Love

I am so close to finishing my art journal. (Happy Dance!)
Truth be told, I like to work in a few different art journals at once.
Some I make from odds & ends, scraps of paper, and things headed to the recycle bin. I also buy some of the journals from Michaels or Dick Blick.

But, my "main" journal has been an XL Canson Mixed Media that I bought last summer to start during Kristin's (LOVE!) Summer of Color. (Who by the way is continuing again this summer with Summer of Color 2! You must join along. It is a fabulous way to gain inspiration and more creative connections. SO much fun!) I am only a few pages away from completing it. Yeah! I have a 9x12 Strathmore Visual Journal waiting in the wings to take over. :)

Also, as you can see I have taken the Instagram dive. Like I need one more thing to distract me. Lol. But, really who wants to scrub showers and do laundry anyways. Let me sit and ponder photo filters instead. I ADORE taking pictures so this is right up my alley. Plus, I am attempting Project Life (Oh, yes...yes I am.) this year & these little pictures make my heart skip a beat. :)

A picture of my dog - just because.
 I hope you are having a fabulous week. It is a GOR-geous day today, and I am looking forward to my daughter's Open House at school tonight. My poor little baby had to miss school yesterday (Um, this future President bursts into tears at the thought of missing school...she loves it so much!) and was panic stricken when she thought she may have to miss Open House. So thankfully she is well and we are ready to celebrate  her.

Her Royal Cuteness

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  1. Love your color in your journal pages and in your life!

  2. Oooooh, she is just the cutest thing ever! A girl after my own heart with those glasses! AND! What a surprise to see me there - thank you so much for the attention to SOC - I better start thinking about it, lol.
    AND YES about the Strathmore! I loved the journal so much that I got a 9 x 12 pad of the same weight yesterday - and am working with it now!
    Your pages are so stunning - the colors and energy here is just infectious! Thank you for sharing, xoxoxo

  3. I started on instagram too! My camera conked out and so i had to try using my Ipod. It is fun! Patsy from

  4. Hi Jen! I am also on instagram. My username is dianewrites. Hope we could follow each other.

    And your royal highness is a lovely lady in the making. I equally admire your work and your happy and loving family.

    Hope you are having a great weekend!

  5. oh she is cute!!!

    and I am about to start project life too!!! yay. Love your pages dear!