Reversible Boho Necklace – for the Artist Tribe

A reversible boho necklace to wear with more things than you would at first imagine. I’ve always wanted a statement piece like this one. What a surprise to me that it was easy and well within my reach to make myself.  I know you can make one too. If you do, send me a note …

The Artist’s Way

The Artist’s Way

I’ve been hearing about The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron for a long time now. Several years ago my friend Cindi Huss told me about the book and about morning pages. I didn’t read the book, but I got the gist and started doing them off and on. About a year ago, the book found …

Artist’s Retreat – July 2015

Artist’s Retreat – July 2015

First meal of Artist’s Retreat – on the shore at Plymouth, Massachusetts. Photograph altered with Brushstroke app.  Artist’s Retreat. Doesn’t that sound romantic? Maybe expensive? Certainly illusive. Well, at least that’s how I felt about it. Every year I’d talk to Cindi Huss, a dear friend who has moved far enough away that we don’t …

Mother’s Day Gelli Prints – Stamping and Printing Sunday

Mother’s Day Gelli Prints – Stamping and Printing Sunday

Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers and to the fathers out there who have to fill in a mother’s shoes.  I wanted to send you flowers so here are a couple of gelli printed flowers. I don’t know whether I will leave them as is or whether I will choose to fill them in.  …

Recycling – Stamping and Printing Sunday

Recycling – Stamping and Printing Sunday

Pinterest is such a wonderful tool for learning new techniques. Using the styrofoam packing from the grocery store to create stamps is just one of the brilliant ideas that can be found through Pinterest. Fortunately or unfortunately, the grocery store I usually frequent doesn’t use that kind of packaging much. So I only get to …

Double Exposure – Stamping and Printing Sunday

Double Exposure – Stamping and Printing Sunday

I’m doing something a little different this Sunday. On a whim I signed up for an online photography course with Vivienne McMaster. She is very inspirational in her writing and is an encouraging and cheerful guide. Having taken her classes, I can say my eye for photography has grown exponentially, my photos have improved, but …

Shabby Chick – Stamping and Printing Sunday

Shabby Chick – Stamping and Printing Sunday

Before I started Art Journaling and Gelli Printing my style would probably best be described as Shabby Chic or Boho Chic. I love pastels, lace and roses. White on white on white textiles make me swoon. So I have a sort of style dilemma – a sort of mid-style crisis. For my Stamping and Printing Sunday, I …

Time to phone a friend – Self Care Saturday

Time to phone a friend – Self Care Saturday

I jumped the gun on Self Care Saturday this week and scheduled a call on Friday with dear friend and fiber artist, Cindi Huss. So when I sat down with my journal to do this week’s page, I was amazed to see two faces and two phones staring out of the paper at me. The …

Jelly Beans and Gelli Prints – Stamping and Printing Sunday

Jelly Beans and Gelli Prints – Stamping and Printing Sunday

Happy Easter from our Fern. As you can see he hid the eggs right where he could find them.  Doesn’t the color of the eggs look lovely? So I thought, why dye eggs this year when I can dye something else?  While I had my share of jelly beans today, even more sweet was the …