I’m Not Ready to Say Goodbye to Summer!

It may still “technically” be summertime, but I’m feeling some Fall in the air. Schools are starting back up, fruit is ripening on the trees, and people are talking about their favorite football teams.

It’s been such a fun and busy summer, I’m just not ready to let go!

Like I have a choice, right!

Anyway, I treated myself to a little creative time this morning, and thought I’d share what I came up with. I’m going to be adding “Trim” packages to my shoppe soon (hopefully next week) and thought I should start adding some to my journals., and I’m really having fun with them!

Well, I just wanted to pop in for a quick share, and work on my procrastinating ways with this blog, I’m finally getting the hang of posting on my laptop!

I would love to get your feedback on whether trim packs would be a good addition to my shoppe, let me know in the comments.

As always,

Thank you for stopping by,

I’ll see you soon,

Patty

 

 

Shoppe Newness!

 

As per usual, I’ve been keeping myself pretty busy. Luckily I have been able to spend a little time making for my shoppe. I will be the first to admit that my shoppe isn’t setting the world on fire, but I’ve managed to sell enough that some replenishment was due.

Here’s a new ephemera pack theme, “Down on the Farm”, full of mid-century children’s books images! (and all ephemera pack international shipping prices are now drastically lowered! Yay!)

You know, I love almost every aspect of running my little shoppe. Putting together themed ephemera packs…

New “Garden” themed Junk Journal Inserts.

…choosing pages and themes for my journals…

Junk Journal insert ephemera pack.

…organizing my shoppe supplies…

Junkity Junk Journals.

…and especially hearing back from folks that love what they have purchased. That totally warms my heart!

I’m happy, off in my little world making away, filling my shoppe with goodies.

 My biggest struggle is talking about it!  After days of planning, making, photographing, and listing in my shoppe…I’m kinda over it and ready to  move on! Not a great sales strategy I know, but there you have it!

Let me know if you have any questions about international mailing prices on ephemera packs. Here is a link to my shoppe: PattysArtJournals

So, there you have it, the latest and the greatest.

As always,

Thank You so much for stopping by!

Talk to you soon,

~Patty

 

 

It’s That Time of Year Again!

Time for the iHanna Postcard Swap!

I love this time of year, I get to go through all the great happy mail ephemera that has been sent to me over the years, and make art with it!

But best of all, I get to make a keepsake page for my Happy Mail Journal!

And for some reason I decided to up my game and post three videos per week on my YouTube channel, so if you’re interested in seeing a video on my postcard process, go HERE.

…and if you’d like to see the process video on my keepsake page, head on over HERE.

Please let me know if you have any ideas for videos in the comments, I need all the help I can get!

Much Love,

Thank you so much for visiting,

Have a great day,

~Patty

 

“Memory Junk Journal” Page Prep Video Up!

Two things have happening lately: One, I’m making videos on a pretty regular basis, and Two, I’m humming right along on my “Memory Junk Journal”! YAY!

I had to make another journal insert to get started on October, so I thought I might as well film the process. I like having the backgrounds decorated to save time.

Photos from texts that would most likely not end up in a photo album, but precious memories that I needed to document.

I hope you will find the time to check out my video, some of the commentary is pretty fun!

Here’s the link to my YouTube Channel. The video is a little lengthy, but informative.

As always,

Thank you for stopping by,

Have a great weekend,

~Patty

Shoppe News With a Gift!

Some sweet, new art journals in my Shoppe today!

And through Monday, May 13th you will receive a free paper pack of your choice with each art journal purchase!

Just “Favorite” the paper pack(s) of your choice after you buy your art journal(s), and I’ll send it(them) along with your order!

Hope you find something you like!

Thank you for visiting!

And…

Have a great weekend,

~Patty