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Teaching-Inspired Altered Book, Part I

A few weeks ago, I paid a visit to one of my favorite places in the world, Shake Rag Alley in Mineral Point, Wisconsin, and took a wonderful altered book workshop led by Lorraine Reynolds. I’d brought with me an old 1960’s-era library book that had been … Continue reading

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“Fresh Start”

Hi there! Hope you’re enjoying this beautiful summer weekend! Today I’m happy to share another of my recent journal pages, which is featured in Kim Rae Nugent’s newest book, Journal Starters: Nature Backgrounds, Textures, & Collaborations. This page is entitled, “Fresh … Continue reading

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“Be Brave”

This page, entitled “Be Brave,” is another I completed recently. It also features a photograph from Kim Rae Nugent’s new book, Journal Starters Sampler Volume I. “Be Brave” serves as a sort of message to myself–a reminder–that I need to keep pushing the envelope with my … Continue reading

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“I is for Ignuts”

The newest page in my ABC’s of Alice journal is called “I is for Ignuts.” As you can probably imagine, the letter I isn’t exactly the easiest letter for an ABC book. However, I’m quite fortunate that my grandmother happened to … Continue reading

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“H is for Home”

The newest page in my ABC’s of Alice journal is entitled, “H is for Home.” The star of this page is Grandma Alice’s house, which she called home for more than 50 years. In the early 1940s, my grandfather Mike … Continue reading

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“Fly Away”

Today I had a day off from work. It felt great to spend part of it in the studio, working on a few pages in my journals. This is one of them, and it’s called “Fly Away.” For the past … Continue reading

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“G is for Golden Girls”

“Thank you for being a friend. Traveled down the road and back again. Your heart is true; you’re a pal and a confidante.” Yes, I’ve had this memorable theme song running through my head all week as I’ve worked on … Continue reading

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