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DIY- Sizzix Journaling

Night Dreamer is my newest pages in my first art journal.  I know I keep saying how much I am enjoying journaling because it's true!  
It all started with my pages I gessoed black.  At first this was a great idea, then I felt it was a bad idea... then I went with it and I was beyond happy with it.

After the pages were painted all black I went back over with white gesso to create a hill effect and road.  Colouring with various green distress crayons for shading and lighting.  The sky has shades of blue and violet.

The cityscape is inked with Oxide and run through my Creative Station so I can easily adhere to the pages.  Pop the cityscape up with dimentionals.

Time for all the adorable traffic with cityscape.

Since there is extra ink on the mat grab another piece of watercolour paper and soak it up.  Added some more oxide for an intense colour.  Use the magnetic platform to keep your thinlits in place!  I cut the top off the truck... I have an idea!

I don't have the Cityscape S…

Journaling Tuck Spots and Pockets

It is official... I am addicted to Journaling.  This is an inspiration post... why?  I may have become lost in my creativity... it happens.
Scroll through the the photos for ideas.  I have been inspired by my fellow journalers too.  
I kept the cover of Eileen Hull's new Journalsimple with a flipped cabinet card and some crackle paste stenciling.

Inside there are pages of Memoranda paper and Idea-Ology from Scrap ShotzMarch Scrapbook Kit.

A mini book stuffed in a pocket too.

Nicole Wright Designs Fallen Blossomis used on the tag, stamped and watercolored with worn lipstick oxide ink.

I used pages from my 115 year old art journal to create another mini.  Stamping and watercoloring throughout each page with Garden Flower and my stamp set Fallen Blossom.

Tuck spots and pockets for stuffing notes.  

The March Kit with the new Memoranda paper is perfect on it's own.  But I still cut it up and collaged with it.

I fussy cut a found relative since I am still trying to get my hands on …