Using Rice paper faces in your art journals.

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Hi Everyone, Today I am using the wonderful new rice paper faces designed by the talented Tanya Froud. These are so whimsical and dreamy that I have to stop myself from using them on every page. Like most of my art journals I have started in my use it up journal with a crazy painted […]

Vintage cards using distress glazes – by Niamh

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Hi All, I love vintage and texture, so these simple cards combine both, and they’re pretty quick to make too. Using the new distress glazes to transform a recycled piece of packaging into a textured panel is so much fun. Add some vintage dolls and the amazing mini phrases from Scrap FX to finish off […]

Contrasting art journal pages

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Hi All, Today I have two fun art journal pages for you to recreate. One is playing with a lot of science/space stuff and the other is super simple!                     The space theme one was me playing around watching the new Space Force show on Netflix […]

Home sweet home – by Niamh

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Hi All, I have been a bit obsessed with all Michelle’s lovely houses at present and have been using them everywhere in my journals. Today I have two journal pages for you – one interactive that could easily be converted into a scrapbooking page, and the other in my use it up journal – again […]

Ultra quick art journal pages by Niamh

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Hi All, Today I’m going to share with you the secret in how to make an art journal page look detailed and like it took you hours, in only 20 minutes. And its all to do with a special little something released this month for Scrap FX and designed by your truly – coloured collage rice […]

Two rainbow coloured art journal pages – by Niamh

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Hi Everyone, I’m still obsessed with Michelles funky graffiti peeps and I have been using them in all my art journal pages as a focal image. It is so easy to create a colourful background then add the figures as a focal point which definitely catches the eye. The first journal page is inspired by […]

Fantastic Funky Folk

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Hi All, The amazing Michelle Logan has been at it again creating these wonderful figures for us to play with. As soon as I got my hands on them – they went straight into my journals. I created two pages in my use it up journal and the figures just finished the pieces off.  To […]

Rainbow Steampunk Wall Art

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Hi All, This month is all about steampunk – and I was really struggling with the theme as every time I do steampunk pieces, I turn to my browns and distress products. Instead I decided to break out my brand new supplies and have fun creating rainbow texture and colour on a piece of wall […]

Creating simple scraped paint backgrounds

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Hi All, I am still playing with all the beautiful new collage rice papers and stamps from Scrap FX in my art journals and I wanted to share a simple – but complex looking background with you. While this is completed in an art journal, you could do this on a large sheet of card […]

Quick art journaling in a use it up journal

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Hi All, Happy 2020 to you all. Hopefully you have had a relaxing break and got some lovely arty goodness over the holidays. We are back into the new year with so very quick art journal pages using my use it up journal. A use it up journal is a journal where I paint in […]