When working in my Art Journal one thing that never fails to spark my muse into action is my collection of paper scraps and ephemera. Diving into a big pile of gelli printed papers, found scraps and little bits sure makes my art heart super happy!
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This is a follow up to my video post How to organise your Art Journal and stay inspired! I shared in this post how I organise and select paper pieces to work inside of my Art Journal so if you haven't visited that post hop over there now and then pop back here.
I got a really great response to that post and so many of you asked me to show you what I did with the little pieces I selected so this tutorial shows you just that!
Use your scraps to inspire
I used the colors found in my selected paper ephemera to inspire my color pallete for this journal spread. I love to use this method as sometimes staring at the blank page or the box of paint can be overwhelming! Using what you've already put down is a great way to get creative.
Honestly, sorting through my boxes and bags of papers and bits is one of my most favorite things to do and I know it will be for you as well. Just diving in and re discovering things you had forgotten or little bits you had stashed away for just the right project.
The little gold hearts I added in this spread had to have been sitting there for at least five years! You just never know what you're going to uncover!
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