A few months ago I heard about the Get Messy Art Journal challenge, and the launch of a whole new programme. So I signed up. I already love the idea of 'documenting my life' through words (like keeping a diary and writing stories), as well as filling scrapbooks with day to day ephemera and bits and bobs.
Art Journaling seemed like the perfect marriage of the two threads and a way to be creatively expressive whilst not really worrying about the end result. (What happens in the art journal, stays in the art journal. Kind of...)
With Valentines' mania all around, the first set of journaling prompts from the Get Messy group focuses on the Season of LOVE.
But not just the schmaltzy romantic side of love.
At first I was a bit stuck. I've never done this before and I wasn't sure where to start. But then inspiration struck and the ideas began to flow.
This is my first attempt:
There's loads more journaling prompts to get creative with over the weekend.