I took a little break between my last scrapbook layout and the one I have planned to start on next, to work a little on my Happiness Art Journal.
Just to refresh your memory (and to show new people visiting for AEDM) here are some pictures of the journal so far.
This morning, I got some more paint on my hands as I dabbled in my art journal again. I just LOVE, LOVE, LOVE art journaling.
But, I NEED to put my efforts into scrapbooking ( I am SOOOOOOOOOOO far behind!) and so I’m attempting to figure out how I can combine mixed media and scrapbooking. I tried just a bit in my last layouts, adding a few painted elements, but it wasn’t enough. After I finish my 12 x 12 Yellowstone album and go back to my normal 8 1/2 x 11 format, I plan to try some more “painty” backgrounds.
Today I’m grateful for the beautiful days of fall…It’s the time of year when we need to layer. The mornings are cool and just a little crisp, then by afternoon it’s downright warm. The colors are changing slowly, but they are not nearly as bright as they are in years when it’s colder. Soon the rains will start, and that will okay, too. We really need it. But until then, I’ll be consciously thankful for each glorious day.