Paint chip art journal from The Handcrafted Story. Part of the Get Messy Art Journal group.

I’ve been inspired by the book Art Journal Art Journey. I like the use of paint chips, photos, and typewriter text. Read my full review of this art journal book.

I made three sets of art journal pages during one nap time, which felt really productive. I tried to use similar elements from the book: typewriter words (one word to a line), paint chips, photos. I added machine stitching.

This is the first time I tried using paint chips in art journal pages.Paint chips and photo art journal page from The Handcrafted Story. Machine stitching.

The photo came from an old photo calendar I made.

The words are song lyrics, based on a Get Messy Art Journal prompt: “Choose a song that represents how you feel right now.”


Have you used paint chips in your projects? Post a link in the comments.

Get Messy Art Journal challenge

Get Messy is an art journal challenge. Go check out these crazy talented ladies who are creating pages who each have a unique perspective and style. We will be sharing our work around social media so follow the hashtag #getmessyartjournal.


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