Friday, January 11, 2013

New Monthly Art Journaling Feature with Shari Carroll!

Hi bloggers! Happy FRIDAY to you! I'm really excited to embark on a NEW monthly feature in 2013 with the amazingly talented, Shari Carroll! Art Journaling has been something that has really increased in popularity lately, and we thought it would be so much fun to get monthly inspiration on different ways to get started if you find yourself in an artistic slump! I came across these definitions of art journaling to share, in case you're not familiar with the term;

Art Journaling v. The act of making an ongoing (daily) record of the artist’s experiences, feelings, lessons and expressions.

Art Journal n. A book for keeping a daily record of the artist’s experiences, feelings, lessons and expressions.

Without further ado, let's check out Shari's fantastic project!!




Check out Shari in action for additional helpful tips & tricks in art journaling!



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152 comments:

  1. This looks really cool, and I can´t wait to see more about this, as it´s true, it seems everybodsy has gone into this now, but me LOL, so would love to learn more about this.

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  2. Love this journal. Cool colors. Thanks for sharing.

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  3. I love this project is fantastic!!

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  4. This is a new concept for me - but I love it - the journal is beautiful.

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  5. Very cool journal pages, loving the little envelope!

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  6. This is gorgeous. I watched the video twice :)

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  7. Great video, I have loads of ideas now!

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  8. Loved the journal ...what a fab concept !!

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  9. I have been art journaling for awhile now. Best form of therapy ( besides exercise), and always fun to watch another artist compose a page. Great page!!!

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  10. Simply amazing Shari. Really fun to watch you in action.

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  11. I'm in awe. The seeming randomness of Art Journalling simply confounds me! Love to see an artist in action. Thanks for sharing!

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  12. This is a fantastic journal page, Shari. I love the colors and white spaces. I might need to try this with some left over supplies. Thank you for showing us the process.

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  13. Really nicely done video. I'd like to see how she made the actual journal itself.

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  14. This is fabulous! I'm still pretty new to art journals and Shari shared a lot of steps I can see myself doing - nothing too complicated. Great video.

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  15. Looks interesting. Might have to try it. Shari is so talented.

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  16. I love anything Shari makes!

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  17. had to heat up my coffee to watch this one! GREAT video with so many little tricks and tips within. The layering is so fantastic. Thank you!

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  18. Thank you for sharing the process with us, Shari! It was helpful to watch you actually doing the techniques. Did you let things dry between layers or did you just keep going while the paint/ink/glue was still wet?

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  19. TFS!!! I am inspired and will be creating something soon. Looking forward.

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  20. Yay- my fave store and blog is doing features about my favorite hobby- art journaling!!

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  21. wow wee this is totally fabulous...thanks for the fun video...so inspiring..

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  22. I'd never heard of art journalling, but I think I'm going to love it! Thank you.

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  23. Wow! That art journal is beautiful!

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  24. very good - great inspiration!
    Sandra ltb

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  25. Love the video, Shari is very creative, now I have tons of ideas to use in my cards

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  26. LOVE LOVE LOVE!!! So happy to see more about art journalling....thanks!

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  27. I love this! I want to try this this year, so I'm really glad this is going to be a regular feature/reminder to get on it!

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  28. Great video! Looking forward to watching these monthly art journal videos. ;-)

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  29. Looking forward to this series.

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  30. One word: WOW! Shari is the perfect person for the job, only wish you'd do this more often than once a month!

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  31. Beautiful work. I haven't tried an art journal but it looks so freeing and creative.

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  32. I have never tried art journaling, but watching videos like inspires me to try atleast once..

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  33. Beautiful! I keep being tempted by art journaling but have yet to delve into it...

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  34. Gorgeous, Shari is so inspiring with the art journal. Thanks for sharing!!!

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  35. I've always wanted to do an inspirational journal of sorts. This is great!

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  36. THIS is AWESOME in Every Possible Way!!! Nobosy can Do ART like Shari...She is Amazing!!!!!

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  37. THIS is AWESOME in Every Possible Way!!! Nobosy can Do ART like Shari...She is Amazing!!!!!

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  38. This is really a neat process and i love the pages:)

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  39. What a great project!!! I can't wait to see more!!! :)

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  40. I love the idea of the art journal! Shari is SO talented...her pages are just gorgeous! Loved watching her full process, so fun! :)

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  41. Pow!!! This is so fun it knocks my socks off!

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  42. there is something MAGICAL in the birth of an art journal page..Thanks for the great video Shari!

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  43. I enjoyed seeing Shari's process of creating these pages, can't wait to see each months creations!

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  44. Wonderful inspiration and video. Never done art journaling but is now on my list of things to do.
    Mags
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  45. Can't wait to see all the following months now! So much inspiration!
    Lynn

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  46. I have been intrigued for some time with 'art journaling' and Shari may have just inspired me to start my own! Wow! The possibilities....

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  47. Shari blows my mind! Love her style.

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  48. Wow! That was fun. Big thanks to Shari!

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  49. Very beautiful. Love all the great ideas.

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  50. Great journal and love watching your videos and seeing your creative ideas.Thanks

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  51. Wow, so much detailing! What a fabulous LO!

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  52. Great journal and love watching your videos and seeing your creative ideas.Thanks

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  53. Wow amazing stuff from Shari! Very inspiring, maybe it's time for me to finally start an Art Journal!

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  54. oooh wow!!! I wanted to start an Art Journal but then I did not.. haha.. was intimidated. Now, perhaps I should rethink the idea :D

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  55. Sensational pages... the book text and all the assorted lettering really captures my heart - Thanks for the inspiration!
    Alison x

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  56. Amazing project - very inspiring

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  57. Stunning work Shari! I love your art journalling.

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  58. Love art journalling and it's a great way to use stamps.

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  59. Wonderful Shari. I enjoyed this so much.

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  60. Wow great job, thanks for sharing!

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  61. Shari's art is amazing! Thanks for sharing with us!
    DeniseB

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  62. Looking forward to all Shari has to offer.

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  63. LOVE this video. Shari never fails to impress me.

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  64. Thanks so much for the inspiration, I really
    enjoyed the video.

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  65. I love seeing the new ideas. Great work
    Linda

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  66. Great inspirational video, you made it look so easy!
    Love all your textures, those flowers are so fun !!

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  67. Love the art journaling...tfs with us today.

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  68. Awesome page Shari. I love to see how you made the journal with card stock :). You are an inspiration.

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  69. Amazing journalling...thanks for the tutorial.

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  70. Love this feature Steph, looking forward to seeing more :)
    hugs Mandy xx

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  71. Thanks for dsharing and for the chance. To win!! I LOVE the inspiration and look forward to more!! Have a FABULOUS WEEKEND!! :)

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  72. Oh wow! I LOVE this project!!!

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  73. Very inspirational!
    Something that's been on my "to do" list for some time.
    Lovely idea
    Hugz

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  74. Shari,

    How cute and fun! Thank you for sharing! I loved seeing how to use some of those products too.

    Lisa Smith

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  75. I really like how this turned out. It has a bright, airy feel to it, not dark and heavy like most of this type of work. I really enjoyed watching Sheri create this.

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  76. Oh Wow! That was fascinating to watch and I loved the result. The colors and the different elements were perfect together! Thanks to Shari for sharing with us and it will be fun to see the next one!

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  77. love the pops of blue and green, thanks for sharing.

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  78. Awesome video....love the envelope Shari used!

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  79. Thanks for this video, I love to see what people do with an art journal. I don't have one, just can't seem to find the time for it, but I love seeing them. Looking forward to this monthly post.

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  80. Wow, definitely a work of art, not just a journal!

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  81. This is gorgeous, love these :)

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  82. Great idea.. also black and turquoise is my new favorite combo.

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  83. beautiful page, i love turquoise

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  84. Thank-you for launching such a brilliant new feature. Nicola x

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  85. Art journaling is such a great idea, these pages are so inspiring and creative! the truth is that I'm a bit afraid of it because of my lack of experience, but thanks to this video link it doesn't look so difficult so I'll gladly try on my own. Thank you for sharing with us ^.^

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  87. Such a great color combo! thanks for the video.

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  88. This looks so interesting! TFS =)

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  89. Wow! This journaling project is awesome! Everything works together. Thanks Shari for sharing.

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  90. Thanks for the video! Another great idea to try!

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  91. I find this page great! I've done Art Journal last year and I would like to make one more some time.

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  92. i want to start art journal this year thanks for the inspiration

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  93. Looking forward to this and playing along! God bless!

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  94. Love Shari's project. Thanks for the chance at some blog candy!

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  95. Awesome video Shari! What a great new feature on SSS - I love it! What a great way to use up the stash of left over stuff...

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  96. What a great idea. I just started doing art journals and even started a separate blog for doing the process because is seemed like it needed it's own space from my card making.
    I love to see other people's ideas of how they do their pages.

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  97. I really enjoyed watching the process - very cool!

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  99. Amazing pages! Each layer adds to the composition. Thanks for sharing.

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  101. Your project is amazing and the video provides loads of inspiration too.

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  102. This looks like so much fun and you make it look so easy. Beautiful!

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  103. Thanks for sharing such a piece of information! That project is awesome, Shari!

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  104. Fabulous! You are so creative. Thanks for the video, too. :D

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  105. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this tutorial! My favroite post...... Thanks for sharing.....

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  106. Love this! I think that would be a fun thing to try! Thanks! :)

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  107. What a great new feature! And what a beautiful journal, it's very inspiring!!

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  108. I have been seeing these journal pages lately. Love the creativity that takes place when making one!

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  109. Love the new monthly feature, beautiful!!

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  110. very creative love the new monthly feature.

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  111. This will be a great monthly feature!!

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  112. Amazing project, thanks for the inspiration!

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  113. Love this. Looking forward to each month now.

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  114. wouw very cool and a real challenge for me every month!!I hope...I try to make them!

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  115. It looks like fun. Great way to use some of your stash.

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  116. Amazing! Can't wait to see what else she creates!

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  117. Beautiful Art Journaling.. I have just bought that pocket die.. And sooo looking forward to get it.. :o) Beautiful work.. Details are Great.. and I love the colors and Creative elements! :o)

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  118. Sahri Carroll is so darmn talented...excited to see she will be featured here!

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  119. Great video, I have loads of ideas now!

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  120. Super video ^^ I love this project ^^

    Hugs from France
    Lunéa♥

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  122. this is just fabulous! love the big flower and manilla envelope. :)

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  123. Wow, loved her pages! I always love Shari's work! Thank you for listing the products she used. Thanks for sharing.

    Katie B.

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  124. I love watching artists create pages in their art journals. Thanks, Shari!

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  125. I love it! I'm glad we have it every month, I'd love to try this.

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  126. Shari NEVER disappoints! I always think the art journals are just fine at about the 2-3 minute mark, then they go on and continue to blow me away!!! Another wonderful video and project. I wanna hang out with Shari for a day or two.

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  127. What a great new feature. And from one of the best artists out there.

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  128. Thanks for showing the beautiful art journal!

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  129. Thanks so much for the art journal inspiration. I'm gonna go pull mine out! Love the black embossing paste - need to try that.

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  130. Shari is so "artistic". I was facinated by her process. So amazing. Thanks

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  131. Great idea ! Love the album ! TFS .

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  132. I love this journal! I wish that I could keep up with a daily crafting activity...something to aspire to this year. :)

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  133. great project share... nice art work
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  134. So exciting - this is one of my goals for 2013 - to create an art journal and then create in it!!

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