A Tiny Start To Making Miniatures

One of the things my gotta-stay-awake YouTube watching has led to is a renewal in my interest in miniatures. First, I discovered this amazing model of Howl’s Moving Castle made from discarded plastic, cardboard, wire, and lots of re-purposed objects. It’s a long video, but Studson Studio’s delivery is educational and entertaining. He even chants his patron names list, matching it to the music from the movie and making it rhyme.

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5 DIY Lessons I Learned Making a Junk Journal

After watching a bunch of videos, I made my first junk journal this spring. I’ve made lots of things over the years, including books, but as usual, my creative process was full of lessons. Here are five things I learned that are important to remember whenever you want to make something:

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Brain Chain 2: The Library Book

My recent reading has resulted in a literary brain chain. Links include non-fiction, mystery, historical fiction, and young adult books, old favorites and new finds. Here’s how they’re connected:

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Hand-Drawn Flap Book: An Exercise in Creativity

When I saw this video, I was immediately reminded of my brain chain from last week and a book I … More Hand-Drawn Flap Book: An Exercise in Creativity