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, a talented paper artist, takes the paper bag journal a step further by wetting and drying her pages, you’ll see the gorgeous transformation. You could do this too! What would you do with yours?

3. Lunch bags and grocery bags are inexpensive (or free) and make a fun foundation for handmade journals. My tutorial appears at the very bottom of the page. The House that Lars Built, a fun, artsy DIY blog has a 5 – minute tutorial on making a journal from computer paper and .

9. For folks who like fabric, thread, and sewing, you will want to soak in these “journal quilts” from . You’ll be moved by the art, but even more so when you read how these gorgeous pieces helped her heal from the death of her husband.

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40. Fill your art journal page with all the things your inner critic says such as, “You’re not good enough. You’ll never be anybody special.” Then paint over the words until they’re not visible.

9. Pick a quote and design an art journal page around it.

Hi Blacksburg Belle. I have a Youtube channel and when I have finished my art journal, using your prompts, obvs, I was wondering about doing a flip thru, and mentioning you and your blog.

24. Find a poem and let it inspire your next art journal page.

If I’m in a funk, I can usually get out of it by playing in my art journal for an hour or two.

Starting Your Art Journal is packed with examples from my own journals and step-by-step pictures and instructions on how to use your words and images to speak from the heart. I know art journaling can be an essential part of your creative self-care, one that you find so accessible and enjoyable that it’s hard to stop.

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Whether you are in need of inspiration to get started today, or to start your art journal for the first time ever, is a step-by-step guide to making your art journal and your creative practice, fun, freeing, and expressive. I know that finding the time and the courage to make art can be challenging.

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Of course if you are feeling more inspired by the idea of making the art than making the journals, you can buy a journal at your local art and craft store or online art store. My current favorite journal is this one from " target="_blank">Strathmore*.

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I think you’ll find, as I have, that once you establish this habit, you can’t help but come back to your art journal again and again, because it becomes a touchstone in your creative and self-care practices.

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I am rather obsessed with beautiful paper and fabric. I love when they are so high quality that it’s hard to tell which it is. For example, the gorgeous red paper featured on this journal cover looks almost like leather to me. I think I had coated it with gel medium to harden it years ago when I first worked with the image. " target="_blank">The Paper Source* or my local art store are where I usually indulge in handmade and high quality printed papers. Do you have a paper addiction?

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Welcome to Mindful Art Studio! I’m tickled to have you here. It’s always wonderful to have new folks join our homey little group. I really enjoyed perusing your site and seeing all the wonderful journal pages you are working on. I can’t wait to see what you come up with based on these tutorials. I also noticed that you like making stamps? You are invited to join me tomorrow for a lunchtime stamp making workshop. You can RSVP here, and whether you are available at 12 pm EST time tomorrow or not, you can view the link in the future.

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Handmade art journals inspire me. They offer so much creative control and choice. You can determine the shape, size, and density of your art journal, and whether, and how, it is bound. You may use traditional bookbinding methods, or recycle materials such as old books or your own art. I hope this post will inspire you to try a number of these techniques. Let’s start by looking at one of my favorite handmade journals.