Ok so I’ve spent a lot of time this weekend stumbling around the Internet. Along the way I’ve come across a few things that I find inspiring.
Digital Scrapping: The Next Level
This is a digital layout by a digiscrapper named jazzmatazz. I discovered this yesterday while browsing the Designer Digitals idea gallery. I love this because it completely shatters all of the preconceived notions about digital scrapbooking that I had problems coping with (over-exaggerated drop shadows and beveled elements, etc.). THIS is the kind of digital scrapbooking that I could really enjoy doing.
Hello Again, Art Journaling
I also rediscovered a former interest of mine: art journaling. In one of the episodes of Paperclipping Roundtable, they briefly touched on the subject of taking scrapbooking beyond the page (episode link here). One of the panelists talked about her favorite art journaler–a woman by thee name of Judy Wise. If you’re curious about art journaling, I’d recommend visiting her blog here. She uses some really great techniques in her art journal that I haven’t seen since my high school and college art classes (like encaustic–wow). She records her journey on her blog–definitely a great source for inspiration.
Just in Time for Summer Colors
Here’s a great color combination that I found via Stacy Julian’s blog that I thought just oozes summer: