I wanted to share my very very attempts to Art Journal with you all here and I have two journals that I wanted to flip through and chat with you about. I really wanted to share with you where it all started for me and show you that we have all got to start somewhere!
Get Messy Community
This journal still has a lot of the Get Messy prompts inside it as I was still managing to keep up with them all and I was even involved in the Design Team at this stage. Get Messy is an amazing art journal community to be part of and I would highly recommend it!
Cheap and Cheerful
This first journal served me very well over the time that I used it. I deliberatly didn't buy myself an expensive because I had NO IDEA if I would even like it or stick with it. I had a small box with a few acrylic paint colors in it and some old scrapbook supplies. I made and I made just because it spoke to me in a way nothing had before.
I won't tell you about all the arguments I had with my husband because of all the time I was spending inside my journals. That's a story for another day but yes, I was incredibly selfish and perhaps became a little to obsessed. But you know what? I freaking needed that time to re group and find myself again. I was totally selfish about it and I am not apologetic about it at all.
Follow your own path
I hope that you guys enjoyed this trip down memory lane with me! I loved going through the older spreads and seeing themes emerging and remembering things from looking at the pages. These journals really are like a trip down memory lane for me, I’m so glad I started down this road to creating, it’s been amazing to me!
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