Welcome to Life Documented 2018 (21st April) Week 16 with Nicole Austin

Hello! I’m Nicole Austin (aka Kinueko) and I’m excited to share with you this week’s tutorial!Today, I’ll show you how to create this lovely, layered journal spread using my favorite materials and techniques.Let’s get started!

Theme: Rejuvenation & butterflies

Technique: Layering and resist

Prompt: Choose words that represent what it means to you to “rejuvenate.”  Think of these words as those you’d like to manifest in your life this year.

Quote:  You may chose your own!
Materials: Ranger Distress Resist Spray (you can also use clear gesso) Oil pastels Spray ink (preferably permanent ink such as Mr Hueys or Marabu) Acrylic ink (F&W Daler Rowney in Sundown Magenta and Liquitex in Cerulean Blue) Golden fluid acrylic (Phthalo Blue) Golden high flow acrylic (Fluorescent Pink) Liquitex paint markers (Fluorescent pink, Red, Bright Aqua, Lime Green) Brea Reese paint writer (red, white, light blue) Stabilo marks-all pencil (black) Waterbrush Spray bottle Glue stick Scrap paper (old book page, etc) Sten…

Welcome to Life Documented 2018 (14th April) Week 15 with Julie Leggett

Theme: Rejuvenation – butterflies
Prompt: To create a butterfly to represent yourself, using paint and fold technique. Optional: Create a corner pocket using same technique.To make a snippet card/s Technique: to use paint to create a butterfly image and to use snippets from your stash in the process. QUOTE: “A woman is full circle, within her is the power to create, nurture and transform” Diane Mariechild. QUOTE: “Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind” Romans 12:2
 Equipment used: 1.Paper and card stock 2.Paints, colour of your choice/ Acrylic or watercolour. (I used yellow, blue, turquoise, white and gold acrylics). 3.Glue gun, glue, Pritstick 4.Posca pens or other pens of your choice 5.Charcoal/pastel pencil for outlining 6.Distress inks for background/or other method for producing a plain background 7.Ribbon, material snippets, papers and lace 8.Scissors 9.Gesso

Hi everyone welcome to this weeks prompt, I am excited to share with you a few sim…

Welcome to Life Documented 2018 (7th April) Week 14 with Linda Lee Wares

Theme:  Rejuvenation - butterflies
Prompt:  To create journal cards and paper clips using what you have. Technique: To incorporate stamping and use of scraps into your process. Quote: Just as a bird sings or the butterfly soars, because it is his natural characteristic, so the artist works.  Alma Gluck
Hi It is my pleasure to do this week's prompt.  Let's have fun and make some tags and paper clips.  I will post my journal page later in the week so show you how I have incorporated them!  I look forward to seeing what you make!  See you over on the FB group or Instagram @instalifedocumented
Tools and equipment
Paper Paints inks and distress paints (choose your favourite colours)Variety of pens pencils paint pensStampsYour imagination 


Cut your paper into various rectangles for the tagsColour each tag the colour of you choiceStamp whatever images the inspire you I use Dylusion by Ranger and various others which don’t have names anymoreColour and…

Welcome to Life Documented 2018 (31st March) Week 13 with Claire Ann and APRIL Divider

Theme: Rejuvenation - butterflies
Prompt:  To recreate a collage using butterflies
Technique:  Use scrap papers and whatever you have in your stash - make it emerge into something quite beautiful!
Quote:  Never Lose hope, the butterfly is proof that beauty can emerge from something completely falling apart.  Jane Lee Logan

Hi all!  It's the holidays here in the UK (yipee!) allowing me to fully embrace my art and journalling to the max.  I have been looking forward to this month's theme, 'Rejuvenation - Butterflies'.  I just LOVE  butterflies, what they symbolise, the way they move, their vibrancy - just everything about them.

I had been looking around at various inspirations for this week's prompt and came across to many beautiful ideas.  One particular artist stood out to me - Andrea Gomoll -  I just loved the way the colours and stencils/stamps have been used to created such a beautiful journal page and I just had to try and take my inspiration f…