How to Prepare an Old Book for Altering or Art Journaling – Art Journalist | Art Journalist


How to Prepare an Old Book for Altering or Art Journaling – Art Journalist | Art Journalist This is a great tutorial on readying an old book to use for an art journal. I find that children’s books are the best for art journals.  They’re usually really easy to find at yard sales and book sales. I tend to grab the ones that make me think the original printing of the book was a waste of paper and it really needs a better life. You know what I mean. There is some amazingly awful books in the kiddie lit genre! … Continue reading How to Prepare an Old Book for Altering or Art Journaling – Art Journalist | Art Journalist

Things to Make With Burlap Bags


      A round-up of the crafty ways to upcycle burlap rice and coffee sacks.     Some great ideas for wreaths….and those burlap rosettes would make nice embellishments for other projects. 1. The Complete Guide to Imperfect Homemaking  2.  grapevine wreath 3. Love Is…  4. burlap rosettes 5. Today’s Fabulous Finds 6. The Roseland Family [via 74 Burlap Projects at Too Much Time On My Hands ]   Speaking of embellishments, check out these sweet burlap flowers. I love that the color graphics on the bag ass a nice pop of col or. [via iShare Crafts ] Storage Bins!   [via Mari Makes: ] These would be so excellent in a craft … Continue reading Things to Make With Burlap Bags