Art Journal Reflections

art journal reflections

When a new year rolls around, I definitely find myself reflecting back on my past work and what I should focus on in the future. This year, I decided to pull out all my old art journals from years past. I have more sketchbooks in my parents house back in Southern California, but here with me ...

Bullet Journal Update

bullet journal update

Back in April, I blogged about starting a bullet journal and as 2016 comes to and end, I thought it was time to reflect and update on my personal experience. Bullet journal past... To setup my thoughts, I wanted to mention that I knew of the bullet journal system well before this year, but I never looked into it enough to actually try. ...

Happy Holidays!

happy holidays 2016

Hello there! I just wanted to wish you a happy holidays with the design I created above. Also, be safe - there's just been so much going on and we can definitely file 2016 away as a pretty tough year, I think. Finally, I wanted to say have courage and be kind, because I just happened ...

Free Girl Elf Santa’s Helper Printable

free girl elf printable

It's Christmas Eve and I've still got presents to wrap! Eeek! This is when printables really come in handy... just download, print and you've got ready to use goodies for your gift wrapping and holiday papercrafting needs. Here's my little girl elf illustration from the design vault that I would love to share with you. You ...

Free Cozy Winter Patterned Paper Printable

Freebie - Cozy Winter Patterned Paper

Here are some super cute patterned papers I designed for the holiday season and I thought it would be perfect to share on the blog for all papercrafters and paperlovers. You can use these designs as printables to wrap little gifts, to make gift tags, to collage in your holiday art journal, to make mini ...

Free Holiday Journaling Cards

Free Holiday Journaling Cards

The holiday season is always busy, but this week is certainly flying by way too fast for my taste! It finally occurred to me that after Christmas, it won't make a whole lot of sense to post holiday related designs here on the blog... so I better do it now, or I'll have to wait ...

Free Telegram Stationery Printable

Telegram Stationery

By the request of a lovely tortagialla newsletter subscriber, I've taken my telegram printable design from years ago and transformed it into a full set of stationery printables to share here on the blog! It was actually easy to do since the design already existed. I simply formatted it into a printable set of stationery including stationery paper lined ...

Free 4×6 Photo Frame Love Downloads

photo frame love free download

From my digital design vault, here are a set of cute photo frame downloads to use with your photos and scrapbooking. I definitely had instagram on my mind when I created these, because suddenly everyday photo taking was expanded and considered normal across the board. It's not just scrapbookers, but everyday we all have the ...

Free Printable Vintage Number Tickets and Paper

vintage number tickets

If you like vintage, then you'll definitely enjoy using these vintage number ticket, paper and stamp designs. With these high quality PNG files, you can print them, use them in digital work and/or combine them together and create your own vintage paper designs. For many different reasons, I have a bunch of design files stored on a hard ...

A Commission Turned Into Collaboration

Crochet shawl lady illustration pocket notebook

Every so often, a bit of freelance work turns out to be the seed to an amazing tree of possibility. A few months back, I was contacted by Tanja from Osswald Design to create an illustration for one of her crochet patterns. Actually, I already mentioned on the blog here - so it's actually been a long time! ...