How I’ve Been Crafting Lately

Hello

A little while ago, I wroteΒ a post about my midori journal and it was quite popular, so I decided to go into a bit more depth as to how I journal. Lately, my favourite method of crafting has been, well, journaling. I’ve been experimenting with different forms of art journaling, collaging and midori-style journaling.

P1020508

P1020518

This is the Midori I’ve been using. It’s A5 size and was custom-made for me. I love it!

P1020526.JPG

This is the notebook I’ve been using. I kinda love the cover.

 

P1020516.JPG

I’ve also been playing around and trying to make my own inserts for my midori. This one turned out pretty cute I think.

P1020532.JPG
I keep a box of scraps of card and paper to use for layering up my journal. I use normal notebooks from the grocery store so the paper isn’t very thick, that’s why I prefer to layer.Β 

Here’s some step-by-step shots of how a spreadΒ come about in my journal.

P1020534
I started off by layering with the paper I wanted.
P1020535
Next, I added washi tape and some stamping for my heading.
P1020540.JPG
Then I added some more stamping, as bullet-points and a decorative border at the bottom. I love that hexagonal stamp! Its an acrylic stamp from the Docrafts Papermania Geometric Mono range. LOVE.
P1020541.JPG
Lastly I added some writing…Β 
P1020543.JPG
This is how it turned out. I really like doing these kinds of things. They make me think and reflect a bit, you know? But believe me, some of my journaling pages are VERY impulsive.
P1020527.JPG
I’ve also been painting, L.O.T.S. Watercolours are my absolute favourite medium at the moment. So easy to use, fast-drying, no smell and quick clean-up. Its a joy!
P1020492.JPG
Lastly, I thought I’d share a shot of my desk. I don’t usually share pictures of my workspace because I do most of the shoots for these posts in our patio room because of the divine natural light. But I thought it was about time.

Some great journaling accounts to follow on Instagram:

I could go on, but those are the ones that came to mind.

Lastly, I visited Decorex Cape Town last week and it was amazing. I came back feeling inspired and so in love with home decor. Don’t forget to spoil your mums for Mothers Day on Sunday! And if you are a mum, I’m sure you’ll get spoilt x.

Miss Artsy-Crafty xxx

 

Advertisements

Published by

Nabeela Parkar

Blogger, Digital Content Creator, Aspiring Designer, Artist, Minimalist

Any thoughts?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s