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Get Messy Season of Kindness Week 2.



I am enjoying this Get Messy season so far, and working in my little hand made journal is a good place to be.

However, I seem to have started a trend last season when I made a small journal and then I made a big one to give myself more options and ended up filling them both (bear in mind that I don’t put hundreds of pages in my books!).

Following this apparent new tradition, I made another journal this season too!  I really do like to work in different sizes and on different paper when the mood/idea strikes.  For my new book I removed the text block from a children’s cook book and replaced it with hot press watercolour paper and a couple of pages of brown paper from a grocery bag.

The new sketchbook (on the right) is a book I found in a thrift shop and it is the American version of my first cook book when I was a kid in England. I remember making food from it and I loved the cat and dog illustrations.  Very 1970’s!


This next spread was a super fun one, inspired by my creative team pal Sarah.

I started on a gelli printed base page and glued down collaged hearts and shapes, added a splodge of paint and finished with some spray paint through a stencil.



I have also been busy this week making postcards to send to some ace people!

How have you been keeping busy this week?

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Happy Thursday x



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