I told you I've been dabbling in the art of Mixed Media, and I just recently made a Art Journal/Planner that posted about the other day. I'm sure I won't be brave enough to share all of my pages, but this is the first one I did from a Documented Life Project challenge. We were to fill our page with numbers that related to our week. I was actually able to go in numerical order with mine. I didn't go too crazy with the Mixed Media bit obviously, but hey, I'm just starting out here. I did, however, use my Distress Inks to create this fun background on my watercolor paper. I used some stickers from my stash and doodled around just a bit.
I'm truly using this planner as a way to keep track of my week, but also as a journal, which has proven to be so fun. I took it to church and wrote down the sermon notes. For me, I tend to pay more attention when I'm doodling for whatever reason. I don't get mad at my kids anymore when I see them doing it, because I know they get it from me. I'm not the best doodler, because I suppressed it for so long. . .good students don't doodle, they pay attention. Being a homeschool mom for going on 8 years has taught me that doing things outside of the norm is absolutely okay, especially if it gives you great results.
Ink: Ripe Persimmon, Wild Honey, & Mustard Seed Distress Inks
Paper: 90 lb watercolor paper
Accessories: Pilot pen, water mister, Kelly Purvey Alphabet stickers
Thanks for dropping in and indulging me ;)