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ART JUNK
Sidetracked in the USA
I collage, I collect, I art journal.
Interests: collage, children's books, collecting, photography, handmade things, vintage photos, the list goes on.. my blogs: www.artjunk.typepad.com www.artjunk.typepad.com/cutting_squares , www.journaljunk.com
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I'm gonna start bloggin' again! Have so much to share. Lots of art and adventures. Talk to you soon my friends! xo Lia Update: Ok, so, typepad has changed their configuration alot since I was blogging a few years ago...so... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2013 at art junk girl
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Thank you for sharing this. I will share it too. xo
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Posted Mar 8, 2011 at journal junk
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You can add some paint around the edges after you are done. Red always spices things up! You can also get some water-soluble crayons or watercolor pencils and fill in around everything and then dip a bit of water on a brush and spread out the color. Hope this helps!
Toggle Commented Jan 30, 2011 on peace of mind~ at journal junk
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journaljunk, originally uploaded by artjunkgirl. journaling for some peace of mind during this holiday season! wishing everyone some peace during the rush~ xo lia Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2010 at journal junk
spread from moleskine 9, originally uploaded by artjunkgirl. Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2010 at journal junk
do what you love., originally uploaded by artjunkgirl. Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2010 at journal junk
*****LoVe*****
Toggle Commented Jul 10, 2010 on stitching sampler gift at pamgarrison
moleskine #9, originally uploaded by artjunkgirl. I'm journalling away after a short hiatus. Got a new moleksine from my cousing Alex in the mail...and it was my favorite one, the small purple labelled one! It will be moleskine #9 (of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2010 at journal junk
What beautiful photos of art, happiness, connections, and laughter!
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Mar 15, 2010
journal spread in progress, originally uploaded by artjunkgirl. This particular spread is in a book. I love using old books for journals. This one has been quite durable...and sometimes I glue a few pages together to make them stronger. I... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2010 at journal junk
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journaljunk: moleskine #8, originally uploaded by artjunkgirl. Lose yourself. Find yourself. The journaling continues...moleskine #8. You don't need a class to Art Journal. It's a book in which you put yourself in. There are no rules. Just do it. You... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2009 at journal junk
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Once about a time, Lia had a blog. She named it Art Junk. She got the name from her kids who had an affinity for adding the work "junk" to every sentence. It ended up being very apropro however, as... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2009 at art junk girl
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I am so absolutely thrilled that the very artist that inspired me to start journaling several years ago, has now released a line of journals, cards, etc. available through papayaart.com. Below is my first journal from her collection. (There are... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2009 at journal junk
Painted Journal background for your art journal, originally uploaded by artjunkgirl. Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2009 at journal junk
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God grant me the serenity to accept the fact that I can't make every room in this house a craft room: Give me courage to clean the studio I have; and wisdom to know the difference. Love, Artjunkgirl Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2009 at art junk girl
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I totally agree Amy! I read "The Secret Garden" with my daughter this year (for her school assignment) and I loved it (probably more than she did..but....lol), it's always a wonderful thing to do together. Thank you for sharing that!
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Dear Friends~ I'm still on the "chunky book" kick. This little book was made with a portion of a decoupaged chunky book that I had to cut to a specific size. It's about 2x2 inches. I collaged a bunch of... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2009 at art junk girl
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chunky book cover, originally uploaded by artjunkgirl. "bloom where you're planted". I made this for a swap on art-e-zine. I'll post more pics of how it turned out when they receive it! I really enjoyed making it. This chunky book... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2009 at art junk girl
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Dear Friends~ I've been busy organizing my studio and getting ready for a big artjunk summer sale to start June 1, 2009. At least that is the "deadline" I've given myself! It's time for me to "share" some of my... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2009 at art junk girl