Thursday, February 28, 2013

Creature Basics

I've followed Little Ink's blog Little Raven Ink for a while now. When I saw this video I knew I wanted to join in. Give it a try, especially if you think you can't draw!
 
Here are my first attempts:
 
I'm making more little creatures before I move onto the next video, where you practice coloring them.
Yay, see ya!
 
xo
Alicia

 

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Playing with Paper and Thread

 I've been working on different stitches for binding on art journals I'm making.
I spent the weekend cutting and folding junk mail envelopes into signatures.

I need to work on the covers but I have plenty of signatures, enough to make about 10 books.
I made a protoype using coptic binding.
Okay I'm off to go work on some covers.

xo
Alicia

Friday, February 22, 2013

Link Love

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I will soothe you and heal you,
I will bring you roses.
I too have been covered with thorns.
― Rumi


Sketchbook inspiration and an online class.
Love this post! All about the typical day of a teenager in the late 90's.
Art Journaling Inspiration via Heart Handmade.
 
 Have a Splendid Weekend!
 
xo
Alicia

Thursday, February 21, 2013

I'll see you tomorrow. I'm taking a break today.

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xo
Alicia

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Wrap-up

of 14 Days of Love

Day 13 Quote

Day 14 Self

It was a lot of fun taking part in this challenge. I think I'm gonna go look-up old photo challenges so I can challenge myself to take more pictures.

xo
Alicia

Friday, February 15, 2013

Link Love

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''The less you open your heart to others, the more your heart suffers.''
- Deepak Chopra

Art Journal inspiration and a link to a marmalade recipe.
Found via Tumblr:Branch handle tote. Very nice.
Yes, it's after Valentine's Day but this Love Bird Diorama is too awesome to not enjoy year-round.
Girl Crush: Kristen Wiig! Me too!
Sketchbook inspiration.
A review for Art Doodle Love. I think I need it.
Cute sewing patterns.
Five minute art journal tutorial.


Have a Splendid Weekend!

xo
Alicia

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Made With Love


These are my sisters' Valentine cards in their first stage.
Hope everyone is having a wonderful day!


Happy Valentine's Day!

xo
Alicia

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

14 Days of Love

Here are days 7-12, except for day 10. I didn't have a favorite piece of clothing, nothing that jumped out at me anyway.

Day 7 Possession: a charm bracelet from my Grandfather

 Day 8 Hobby: Crochet is my main hobby.
 Day 9 Pet (or animal): I love Shelties and want one again!
Day 11 Collection: bracelets

Day 12 Movie: Sixteen Candles. Love it, so funny!
 
I'll share the last two days next week. :)

xo
Alicia

Monday, February 11, 2013

My Favorites

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sourceCute pathway!

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Makes me long for a road trip...

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Cuteness!

xo
Alicia

Friday, February 8, 2013

Link Love

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Art journaling inspiration from: Pam Garrison, Inspiration Everywhere and another.
An amazing history of women and tattoos.
Free download able print here.
DIY Cereal Box Draw Dividers.
Another free printable.
This Frida Kahlo post.
Miss Indie's favorite things.
Scathingly Brilliant's favorite things.
Little Dear's little paintings funspiration.
Cute balloon inspired tattoos.

Have a Splendid Weekend!

xo
Alicia

Thursday, February 7, 2013

I Joined In

On Miss Indie's 14 Days of Love Photo Challenge.
I thought it was a great way to share some of the things that I love.

Here are Days 1-6:
 Favorite color
 Favorite book~ There are too many I love. Current fave: Discovery of Witches
 Favorite Music. This is one of my fave songs.

Favorite Time: Night

Favorite Memory: Barbie that my cool older neighbor gave me.

Favorite food: Apples and dark chocolate

xo
Alicia

 


Wednesday, February 6, 2013

New Inspiration Board


Yay! I finally have a new inspiration board. I'm embarrassed to say that the last board was in place for a little over 2 years. Why? Lack of enthusiasm.
I got such a rush of creativity and fun putting this board together.

xo
Alicia

Friday, February 1, 2013

Link Love

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Polka Dot Wrapping Paper. Make it yourself.
Pretty Interior Inspiration.
How To: No Carve Stamps. Can't wait to try this!
So pretty, a link to Nicest Things DIY Napkin Decoupage.
playlist for a cozy day from Oh So Lovely.
Simple Blythe goals, but really you can apply them to anything crafty or that you collect.
14 Days of Love Instagram Challenge. Check it out! I might just do it.
Make it Monday DIY Round-Up from Punk Projects.
Inspiration from Little Raven Ink.
Art journal inspiration from Inspiration Everywhere, Little Raven Ink and Willowing.


Have a Splendid Weekend!

xo
Alicia