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I'm DYINGGGGG to see Regina Spektor live! DYING! ...love me some She&Him, but I'll have to check out the others! Thanks for sharing, mara!! :))))))
LOVE these pages! Now...how can we pump these words into our veins? ;)
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The other day - before I put an hour of dedicated apartment-cleaning in motion - I created a little iTunes playlist of 50 songs that are acting as a soundtrack... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Amanda Rose Zampelli | the blog
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Yesterday marked two months that I've been away from home, on this test of independence, and living in Texas with Tomas. (You can read more about its beginnings here, see... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Amanda Rose Zampelli | the blog
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Last weekend I had a fun night with some new friends, and the next morning when I was scanning through the photos I had taken, this particular photo made me... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Amanda Rose Zampelli | the blog
Love the neutral colors with pops of bright!
Hey, Vanessa! Firstly, I was unaware that Get Messy was a semi-closed group. It says on the original Get Messy page: "Feel free to create art journal pages under the Get Messy name and hashtag to make use of the community.” Secondly, I was also unaware that using the original blurb was something only members of this semi-closed group were allowed to use. My goal in using the blurb was not to initiate myself in this semi-closed group, but to inform others of what I thought was a really cool group of ladies wanting to spread the beauty of the art journal to everyone. The only reason I modified it was to make it more clear to new eyes. I didn't know trying to better communicate the message of #getmessy was making it 'fake'. It was not meant to make it my own and disrespect your semi-closed group. Thirdly, I did not mean to be early with the prompt. I do not understand how blogging about a prompt that’s already been blogged about is sharing early? I assumed the prompt link up at the end of the month was just to have what everybody did with the prompt all in one place…not to TA DA! or reveal anything. My mistake. Lastly, and probably most importantly — I am disheartened by the misreading of my intentions for participating in Get Messy. Like you said, the point is to hone our artistic skills, try new things, and inspire each other. In my few weeks participating, that has been my only motivation for participating. I work for me & my BIG ideas and I have a lot of product from them to use, so that’s why I’ve been using it. Because I used it, I was able to post it on their blog too. I didn’t mean to ‘plug’ or promote anything, just list what I used because the paper was cute or inspiring or fun to me and I wanted to share. I started making art journals again and what I started using in them was mambi stuff. That's the beginning and end of it. The only thing that made it offensive was the fact that I put #getmessy at the beginning of artjournal? I don’t want to make anyone uncomfortable, or step on any toes or be 'unfair to anyone on the wait list', so I’d rather no longer use the hashtag. If you’d like me to delete any IGs or posts or work you were uncomfortable with, I’d be happy to. Just let me know. I was excited at the thought of virtually fist-pumping with you girls in weeks to come about everything 'art journal’, but this comment truly disheartened me to it. I’m still wildly thankful to the Get Messy semi-closed group for inspiring me to get back into art journalling again. Thanks again, and good luck!
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Tellllllllllll me I read Mally Roncal's new book Love, Lashes, and Lipstick in one day! Yep, I did. I bought the book Wednesday night on a trip to Barnes&Noble, and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2014 at Amanda Rose Zampelli | the blog
Same.
So cute! I liked the elephant/peanut idea!
You are just the right amount of crazy I aspire to be! <3 BOOM. to this project.
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Here are my latest pages for the Get Messy art journal challenge. *UPDATE: I no longer participate in Get Messy. Look to the comments section in this post for the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2014 at Amanda Rose Zampelli | the blog
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sources // 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 These are some pinned images I've recently added to my Pinterest... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2014 at Amanda Rose Zampelli | the blog
That costume idea is adorable!!
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following suit with one of my favorite bloggers loving my new workspace thanks to IKEA. painting my own nails. enjoying Saturday nights bowling with new Texas friends. dancing & singing... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2014 at Amanda Rose Zampelli | the blog
Thanks, Jossie! :)
Exactamundo, Donna -- those are my favorite kinds of DIYs! ;)
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A few weeks ago I came across this Instagram image with the caption "Pro Tip: Giant glitter letters make instant wall art. You're welcome." I read it and thought SO.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2014 at Amanda Rose Zampelli | the blog
Hmm...good question. Print out at CVS? I know Persnickey Prints prints photos, although I've never used them myself.
2 awesome true stories! Thanks for sharing, Robyn!
Hey, Lisa -- I ended up switching to the smaller format for a few reasons: 1) because I print from home, and the smaller photos will make for less photo paper, and therefore less trips to Staples for supplies 2) I think if I treat it like a mini book, I'll be more apt to get it done & 3) all the Project Life albums I've been drawn to lately have been 6x8s...I've been pinning them on Pinterest, if you want to take a look
Aren't they? Cat-anything is awesome!
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1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 A little October wishist...for my love of black & white and all things cat and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2014 at Amanda Rose Zampelli | the blog
YES! We'll be the comeback crafters! Do it! -- and start planning it now. ;)