Wednesday, April 16, 2014

New! Printable Art Journal Collections

Art journaling is a wonderful form of creative expression. It's a way to get thoughts and feelings onto a page that incorporates art with words. You don't have to be an artist to do art journaling, you just need an open spirit.  What I enjoy the most about it is how there's no need to strive for perfection. It's simply art for the fun of it!

That's why I'm so excited to share this new line of printables with you. I've designed them so that you can create art journals of your own in which to explore your artistic style during your inner journey . There are doodles, painted and stenciled backgrounds, vintage ephemera and digital elements, all made into fun collage bits.

Here are the first three collections:

A Happy Place I

Bits and Strips

Journal Spots

Background Pages 
and Embellishments

Mabel's Diary

Vintage Bits, Doodles and Labels

Journal Pages

These element kits are also great for mail art, mixed media and more. They're all available now in my Etsy store and instantly at Ephemera's Vintage Garden.

In the weeks to come, I'll be making art journal pages with these collections on my YouTube channel.  I hope to see you there!

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Monday, April 14, 2014

Creative Team projects by Nancy Smith

Hi gang!  As you all know, the talented Nancy Smith of ShelbyDoodle Designs recently joined my Creative Team and has been very busy preparing some beautiful projects to share with you. Her first project kit was the 'Shabby Chic Mashup' digital paper pack.

Shabby Chic Mashup

Nancy has found truly unique ways to use this set and I know her projects will inspire you. I've got all three of her pretty creations below.

The first one is a beautiful 12x12 layout with embellishments and photo.  Click the link below the image to go to her blog post for more details on how the projects were made.

12x12 Layout

The second one is a gorgeous wooden purse that she altered so beautifully!

Altered Wooden Purse

And finally, the third project is a beautiful wall art piece with a gorgeous mixed media finish.  The details are exquisite.

Wall Art

These projects are such an inspiration for making creations for your home and for gift giving.  She shows how easily one printable set can be used in a multitude of ways.  Please hop over to Nancy's blog ShelbyDoodle Designs and give her lots of crafty love!

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Free Printable - Easter Children Hang Tags

Wow, it's Thursday already!  Spring weather has FINALLY arrived up here, yay!  I even heard my first robin of the season last night.  We have alot of snow melting still, but the few patches of grass I see are enough to keep me happy and hopeful for warmer days ahead.

Here's a set of hang tags featuring gorgeous children, dressed in their colourful Sunday best.

For Personal Use Only

Please be sure to pin this post and share it with your crafty friends. Have a great weekend, lovelies!

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Thursday, April 3, 2014

Free Printable - Songbirds Journaling Cards

Happy freebie day! I hope you're having a lovely Springtime week. I've got some colourful bird cards for you today. And I couldn't resist adding the pretty pansies as well. Use them for journaling or make hang tags, greeting cards, etc.

For Personal Use Only

Please feel free to share this post on Facebook, Pinterest, Google+ and everywhere.  Thanks for visiting!

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Thursday, March 27, 2014

Spring 2014 Printable Collections

In case you missed the launch last weekend, here are the new printable collections I've just released for Spring 2014.  I wanted to welcome the new season with pretty botanicals, soft colours and vintage textures They would be great for making things such as wedding gifts/guest books, gardening albums, gifts for Mother's Day and so much more.

Cottage Garden

Cottage Garden Collection

Spring Chic

Spring Chic Collection

Paris In My Heart

Paris In My Heart Collection

They're all available for instant downloading on my website, or you can purchase them in my Etsy shop.  Thanks for checking in, lovelies!

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Free Printable - Easter Postcards

Freebie day is here!  I've got a set of Easter postcards for you this time.  I couldn't resist the duckling and the bunny!

For Personal Use Only

Use them on greeting cards, as hang tags etc.  Please pin and share this post with your crafty friends.  Enjoy!

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Thursday, March 20, 2014

Free Printable - French Rose Cards/Tags

Spring is here lovelies!  You wouldn't know it from looking out my window though (we are getting quite a bit of snow again today).

I have some French ephemera tags/cards for you today.  I'm working on new kits that are along this theme, so I thought this would make a nice 'pre-release' freebie.

For Personal Use Only

There are two Spring collections coming up. If you're into shabby chic, you'll love these.  I can't wait to show you, so stay tuned!

Have a great end of the week!

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