2019 March Monthly Muse - Week 4 - Fill Your Book!

Discussion in 'Art Journaling Pad' started by EHStudios, Mar 26, 2019.

  1. EHStudios

    EHStudios I am more clever than I think

    Oct 29, 2010
    Welcome to the Monthly Muse for March 2019!!

    Week 4 - Fill Your Book

    I just posted Week 3's challenge as well! Find that here!

    For this week's challenge I want you to find an empty open book image that you are going to fill up. The newest Mixed Media Monthly, and the add-ons too, have lots of options to play with! The challenge here is to Fill Your Book. Put something that matters on your empty pages. Add to the emptiness.


    Or if you don't have one, there are some free options too. I found this one on Pixabay which has free images to use in your projects. For this one I just searched the phrase "Open Book" and there were lots of realistic or clipart versions.


    For my page, I'm going to use Lynne-Marie's M3 add on pack for this month because I think these open book pages are gorgeous!


    I don't know yet where the blank pages will take you, but I can't wait to see how you fill them.

    [page coming soon!]

    Please post your layout to the Art Journaling Gallery HERE prior to March 31st and then post it in this thread by copying the code (at the right of your gallery image) from the box under "Share BB Code".

    We will draw a winner at the beginning of next month for a coupon!! You can use any products in The Lilypad store or retired products from current Lilypad designers, (just make sure you follow our gallery guidelines).

    If you have any questions, ask here!

    Have fun!!!
  2. Pups_r_Paps

    Pups_r_Paps Well-Known Member

    Apr 10, 2015
    I skipped ahead and completed the Week 4 challenge before Week 3; here is my ATC -
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  3. SharLamb

    SharLamb I should have been a Supreme

    Aug 4, 2011
  4. Cherylndesigns

    Cherylndesigns All glasses should be bigger than 1.5 oz

    Dec 15, 2017
    Thanks for another great month of muses.

  5. Angela Toucan

    Angela Toucan I keep looking for THAT wardrobe

    Nov 6, 2017
    I had loads fo fun doing this, thank you for the muse.
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  6. Janisn

    Janisn Well-Known Member

    Oct 6, 2017
    This gave me the opportunity to use all the watercolor elements from Rebecca's kits to fill with things that appeal to me.
  7. AJK

    AJK But I don’t want to go among mad people!

    Apr 18, 2012
    Cool challenge. I didn't try to make sense to the viewer. This is what is on my mind this month.
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  8. Electra

    Electra Junk collector or treasure seeker? You decide

    Apr 19, 2015
    I went to Pixabay and ended up using the same image as yours, thank for the lead!
  9. mcurtt

    mcurtt give me all the paleo brownies

    Jan 2, 2015
    Here's mine. I had pondered how to fill my pages. Since my family & heritage & genealogy are so very important to me, that is what I went with. I left the photo shading as it was, aside from one more modern shot that was in color which I turned to b&w. So you have varying tones of b&w & sepia. On the left is my mom's side of the family. On the right, my dad's.

  10. KAPOH

    KAPOH Well-Known Member

    May 4, 2012
  11. rchansen

    rchansen in the sweet tooth recovery program

    Jan 1, 2014
    I had a fairly clean and simple but artsy page done and then I read the challenge and it was called "Fill Your Book" and started over...
  12. RJMJ

    RJMJ Picked like a bright red apple right off the tree!

    Apr 27, 2013
    Finally Here To Wrap Up The Monthly Muse Challenges For March...Week#4...I Have Enjoyed The Diversity Of All The Art Journaling Challenges This Month!...Well...I Do Every Month...But Exploring Life Through Books Seems Like A No Brainer & So Obvious...But Yet I Never Thought Of Creating Layouts In This Way...Way To Go!...I Have Yet Again Learned So Much From Doing!...That's Why I Love These Art Journaling Challenges!...They Constantly Inspire Me In New & Interesting Ways!...

    * I Wanted To Wrap Up The Month On A Positive Note...My Week#2 & Week#3 Layouts Dealt With A More Gritty & Deeper Thinking Premise...So I Now Want To Move On From That & Explore The Other Side Of Sadness/The Blues...Etc...I Have Been Struggling With My Issues Lately & I Am In Need Of Some Inner & Outer PEACE!!!...So That's How I Approached My Week#4 Layout...I Have Filled My Really Open Book With Lots Of Elements Bursting To The Brim With Spring/Flowers/Peace/Calm/Serene/Peace WA & Images!...Lots Of Spring Flowers & Bits Of Nature Thrown In Too!...Lots Of Happiness & Positivity Too!...Bright Fresh Colors Of Spring Yellows & Purples & Blues!...I Need Spring To Be Here NOW!...Here's A Preview Of Hopefully The Spring To Come!...

    *For My Springity-Sprung Layout- I Used:

    *M3 January 2018-Add-On/Butterfly Basics-New Year Edition-Bundle/A New Me-Bundle-Little Butterfly Wings
    *It Takes Courage-Rachel Jefferies
    *Heartsong-In Remembrance Of Dawn Inskip-A Lilypad & Friends Collab
    *Life Is An Adventure-Collab-The Lilypad
    *Remember-Designed By Soco
    *Philosphy-Pink Reptile Designs
    *Perspective-Etc By Danyale
    *Welcome Spring 2018-BooLand Designs(3)
    *Plant A Seed-Akizo Designs(1)
    *Beauty Through Adversity-Mini-Jen Maddocks(1)

    Last edited: Mar 31, 2019
  13. tam65

    tam65 Break out the lawn mower!

    Nov 14, 2013

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