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Kim Henkel
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Just finished two little soft covered notebooks.  They are decorated with tea bags and my hand carved stamps. They have 3 signatures of paper that I stitched on my machine.  These signatures are removable - so when the pages are filled up, you can just inse...

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Finally Finished
I started this book quite some time ago It has many layers of paint, ink, collage, pencil. And yes - I showed you the covers some time ago. But it took me a long time to get around to finishing it off.  I am going to be teaching a course on making these sty...

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2017 Weekly Journal
I made a new journal at the beginning of  2017. I decorated the front and back covers with scribble drawings.  Inside there are enough pages to make one spread per week for 2017 Here is week 2 completed and week 3 completed and the beginning of week 4 (Janu...

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Side Tracked
Today I had every intention of finishing this project. A journal making project that started about two weeks ago. The covers progressed And the spine and pages were supposed to be added today. BUT..... I got side tracked And a little concertina style book s...

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For the last few years I have made a 4 page calendar that I post by the desk in my studio.  I put images of work I have created beside 3 months.   It is perfect for my studio.   Feel free to print off copies if it is perfect for your studio too! And this ye...

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The Tree Is Up
The temperatures finally warmed up enough  for us to get out and cut down a Christmas tree.   And now the tree is up and the decorating is done. Including a couple of the decorations I made this year.  I wish you all a very Merry Christmas!

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More Christmas Decorations
Making Christmas decorations has taken up lots of my time lately.  There are some with trees.... and some with bicycles... and some with branches. And now I better get busy with getting a tree to hang these on... and finish the shopping... and wrap some pre...

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Christmas Decorations
I made these Christmas decorations just in time for  the local Christmas sale a couple of weeks ago.  They sold out very quickly,  and I have been trying to find some time to make some more. They have many layers, including paper pulp, tea bags, gesso and p...

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Little Cabin in the Woods
We recently spend a few days at our little cabin in the woods. We spent lots of time doing wood work  - cutting and stacking firewood that is!   But I also enjoyed the beauty of the trees.  And the daylight hours continue to get shorter. We have lots of woo...

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I continue to play with trees  mixed with a variety of mediums.... acrylic paint, pastels, charcoal, graphite, ink, collage, and whatever else is laying around on my desk.  It is my favourite way to create.... or at least at the moment. I then mounted them ...
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