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A simple journal cover by creative team member Julie Campbell
Posted Mar 14, 2018

 Simple Journal cover

By Julie Campbell

This is just a very easy project that you can customize for your own preferences.  I do love collage and bringing elements together, so this project is just another way to do that.  Of course, there has to be face included too!  I wasn’t looking for any perfection so even if you think you can’t sew or paint very well– it doesn’t matter!  Give it a go and do it for the process. 

Enjoy the video

 Products Used:

Shawn Petites Borders and Birds, Birds, Birds, stencils

Calico fabric (lightweight)

Strong Tea

Fabric Scraps

Lyra graphite pencil

Soft and hard leaded pencil for drawing

Unibal ‘eye’ fine

Caron D’ache Neo Colors

(vermillion, rose, brown, cobalt blue, grey)

Versafine Onyx Black/Spanish moss

Small brads

Hi Tack Very Sticky glue

Vintage singer sewing machine

Needle and embroidery thread

You can see more from Julie Here:

Etsy shop: Littlehutartworks
Be Inspired, create and know that you are loved!



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Posted Mar 14, 2018
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Hello there! I’m Shawn Petite

I’ve been teaching and creating for well over 25 years. About 15 years ago I found my art soul mate in mixed media, and it changed my life! I love the story that can be told by combining paint, texture, ink, paper and—really anything that you can imagine.

But what I’m truly passionate about is being your guide, walking with you step by step and helping you become your own hero in your creative journey.

Along my path, I’ve learned that the creating art also creates a healing space. Life can be messy and complicated and painful, but something about a paint brush can help heal your soul. I believe—no, I know—you are worthy of love, and I want to teach you to know that about yourself. Join me on this journey of art and inspiration!

1 Comment

  1. Nancy A Olsen

    I love this journal cover ! Such a sweet face 🙂


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