By treiCdesigns | a collection of articles + inspiration on mixed media. art journaling. handmade books. curated by Traci Bautista

How to Start an Art Journal

When was the last time you really threw yourself, personally and creatively, into the notebook on your desk (or in your bag, or on your shelf)? Dawn …


Reflections on a Year of Daily Painting

I am looking at 2 sketchbooks with 365 paintings in them. Last January I set the goal of a 30 minute painting a day in these particular books. You …

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(Detail). #paintingthefeminine #fearlesspainting #dirtyfootprintsstudio #aedm #aedm2013 #artjournal #artjournaling #fabriano

Ugh. I spent so much time tonight going to the gym, making dinner, cleaning the kitchen and putting away laundry that I didn't have time to do my journaling today. I hate when that happens! :) #artjournaling #artjournal #journaling #scrapjournaling

Say yes.

I love these "iroshizuku" inks by Pilot. We have a bunch of different colors...and they are fun to play with. #ink #tvmpage #journaling #journal

8-2-13 art journal

What I'll be sending out into the world

The last few weeks I've been really busy getting my art journal ready for a Round Robin (or circle journal) I'm participating in. I found myself …

Art journal page

Art journal page

It's Complicated. But NO!

So Fun! ... #art #work#myart#loveart#funart...and Im free in my ❤️

Balzer Designs

<i>If you're new to Art Journal Every Day, there is a short introduction here. All of the previous posts can be found archived here. There is a flickr</i> …

creativityUNLEASHED by traci bautista

my new LIVE streaming HD video mixed media workshops coming in 2014!!<p><b>art journal PLAY</b><p>Starting in January 2014, I'm launching a brand new online …

The Creative Notebook business cards, tags

She Loved Life

art equals happy.

Some peeks into my notebook from Spring 2012. I tend to draw or write it when I'm at galleries, or friends houses, or just have a space few minutes. …

Birthday Greeting Card Journal Stuffed Full

As you may remember, I made this greeting card (from paper cup design) into a birthday journal... (see the original post HERE).<p>Well, here are some of …

Inspiration from Journal Fodder 365

I love this product: Dylusions Journal book. It has thick paper pages and it’s good sized. The only minus is that I had to order it online and as …


I love FiloFax

This blog is all about Filofax, Franklin Covey, stationary and things that I love.<p>I have an instragram that I post filofax pictures quite often. …