“How to Succeed”

Good morning, everyone!

Today I will be sharing another journal page that is featured in Kim Rae Nugent’s newest book, Journal Starters: Nature Backgrounds, Textures, & Collaborations. It’s called, “How to Succeed,” and is basically a reminder to me of the positive values I must continue to cultivate as I travel along and grow in my journey as an artist. This page is unique, because generally I don’t like to include my own lettering in my journals; instead, I prefer to rely upon stickers, stamps, and stencils. The lettering contained in the flower’s petals is my own, and I think it’s kind of cool, even if it isn’t 100% perfect! 😉


This page was created with collaged vintage book pages, gesso, Washi tape, spray inks, stencils, pigment ink, stamps, rub-ons, pens, a vintage Dymo label maker, and an image of a flower that was trimmed from Kim’s book.

Kim’s book can be purchased now at Amazon.com.

Have a wonderful week!


About Jenny Petricek

I am a mixed-media artist who loves collage, bookmaking, journaling, and memory art.
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5 Responses to “How to Succeed”

  1. Cheryl says:

    I like your lettering in the petals. It reminds me of the black light posters I used to make back in the 60’s. I found out WordPress will indeed take my blog down if I don’t keep paying for the domain name so I paid for another year. I believe I will start writing in it again. Yeh!

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    • Thanks, Cheryl! And I am SO glad to hear you are considering jumping back into the blogosphere! Even posting just once a week is proving to be a tall order for me, but I’m glad that I still do it. I look forward to seeing some more of your posts very soon! 🙂


  2. Jade Sutton says:

    Your handwriting is beautiful! No worries! My students are always asking me…”what letter is that?”

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