How to Make a Journal – Video Series – DIY

How to Make a Journal – Video Series – DIY

Want to know hw to make a journal all by yourself, from scratch? Journals are great for art journaling, notetaking, collage and sketchbook practice - and gifts! Once you learn, I'm sure you'll be hooked.  Let me show you how! Over the years I have posted many times...
Use Digital Printables in Your Art Journal

Use Digital Printables in Your Art Journal

In this journaling process video, I show you how I use a digital printable collage sheet to create my page. I've always loved the flexibility and accessibility of digital printables and I think for anyone who loves to create in journals - they are the perfect supply!...
Our Mixed Media Moods

Our Mixed Media Moods

I happened upon a mixed media challenge called Our Mixed Media Moods and decided to participate. Two artists, DeeDee and Jenn post a moodboard and everyone creates a piece from that inspiration. Such a cool idea, so I had to dive in and try to learn about using new...
Catch Fireflies | Journal Flip | ♡ tortagialla

Catch Fireflies | Journal Flip | ♡ tortagialla

This journal flipthru is an extra post as I catch up and post youtube videos that I've previously failed to include on the blog... oops! Here's a flipthru of my tiny a6 journal. It's super approachable, especially on busy days to still creatively journal... so take a...
Travelers Notebook | DIY | ♡ tortagialla

Travelers Notebook | DIY | ♡ tortagialla

This traveler's notebook DIY video tutorial is an extra post on the blog, as I try to catch up and post youtube videos that I failed to include on the blog... oops! In the video, I show you those the traveler's notebook covers I have made for myself and the process of...
Doodle A Day Challenge for 2016

Doodle A Day Challenge for 2016

This year I'm taking on the challenge to create a doodle a day and post it online for accountability. At first, it might seem a bit silly because if you create for a living, you probably already create every day (or almost every day). You don't really need to be...
From Fauxdori to Handbound Journal

From Fauxdori to Handbound Journal

Awhile back I jumped on the midori traveler's sketchbook bandwagon and started making my own fauxdori covers. It's pretty easy to accumulate way more covers than you can use at once. So why not retire some of them by transforming a fauxdori into a bona fide sewn and...
Make Your Own Midori (Fauxdori) Traveler’s Notebook

Make Your Own Midori (Fauxdori) Traveler’s Notebook

I've been looking into paper planners recently and kept seeing the mention of Midori journals and notebook inserts. Although it's been around for a long time, I never actually understood what it was. The Midori Traveler's Notebook is basically a leather cover with...