Tuesday 19 March 2013

Anita's free gift

Over on 12 Months in View the wonderful Anita van Hal has designed some art journaling pages which are free to download for those taking part.

I was privileged to be on the Design Team for JustBYourself and you can see some of the things I made with Anita's designs.

To digi or not to digi

Gratitude Journal

Thank you Cards

2012 Memories Journals

I decided that I would make a Zine with one of Anita's designs.   I printed off the Notes sheet onto thin card and the Overlay sheet on copier paper. I also printed out the March quotes.

I forgot to set the printer to no borders so as you can see there was a white line all round the page which I trimmed off.

I cut out the note holder and the notecard.  I inked the quotes page using Mustard Seed Distress Ink.  I also inked a spare piece of paper and stamped the daffodils with the same ink.
I folded the overlay printout into a Zine.

I stamped the word March on a bit of the spare paper and stuck it on the front with a cut out daffodil.

I cut up the quote and stuck it on the page with another of the daffodils.

I assembled the note holder and stuck it together with double-sided tape and then stuck it onto my zine page.  I stuck the cut up quote onto the holder.

I stamped some daffodils onto the background image.  I inked the edges of the cut up quote with Peacock Feathers Distress Ink before sticking it down.

I cut out part of the March verse and inked around the edges to stick on the back page.

A finished zine.  Although there's scope for doodling!

I look forward to seeing how you use Anita's beautiful images.

Thanks for popping by.


  1. great idea making a zine out of the pages.

  2. LOVE it! What a great idea too! Thanks for sharing your creative process with us! Hugs!


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