Swirlydoos March Blog Hop–I’m A Guest Educator!

kit63PhotoHello, hello Friends!  I am so excited to participate in the Swirlydoos March Blog Hop as a Guest Educator for the Art Journal Starter Kit.  If you have been interested in art journaling this is a fine place to begin.  I know you will see many gorgeous and creative inspirational projects from all the designers on the Swirlydoos Design Team and there are fabulous prizes in store for the winners of the hop.  Thank you for visiting today and please stop by again soon!

Art Out With Your HeART Out

Welcome to:

March Scrapbook Kit Reveal & Blog Hop!


If you came here from Petaloo’s blog, then you are on the right track. If not, go back to Swirlydoos’ blog and start from there. We have some amazing projects for you to see today !! Make sure to leave a comment on all of the blogs for a chance to win!!! Make sure you have LIKED & FOLLOWED Swirlydoos on Facebook!!!

Swirlydoos is proud to bring you our beautiful March collection:



And check out these coordinating add ons that perfectly compliment our March scrapbook kit!



Are you a subscriber? If so, your kit is on it’s way! If not, check out the Swirlydoos store to see if there are any March kits or add ons in the store!

***All of our monthly scrapbook kits are available in our store while supplies last!***


Has it sold out? – become a subscriber and not only will you never miss a kit again, but you’ll also pay less for your monthly scrapbook kits!

*Mention this blog hop and save 10% on your first kit*

 Never miss one of our kits again!


We have some absolutely beautiful scrapbook projects for you to see today !!  


Here is my project for the blog hop!

March AJ both page

Swirlygirl Journal

March AJ butterfly closeup

Beautified butterfly

March AJ left closeup

Loads of texture and mixed media!

March AJ Right side Noted closeup

Lots of goodness in the Art Journal Starter Kit at Swirlydoos.com

I also prepared a video to show you the basics on how to prepare your pages and get started with your own art journal practice!  Visit Swirlydoos channel on YouTube to check that out (http:\\swirlydoos.youtube.com).

So, let’s get started! Make sure to leave a comment on all of the blogs for a chance to win!!! 

You have until midnight, eastern time, on Friday 3/7 to complete the hop. Winners will be announced on the Swirlydoos Blog on Saturday 3/8. In order to qualify to win here is what you need to do:

1: Visit all of the blogs and leave a comment on each. This way we know you were there. Take your time. There are REALLY beautiful things to see along the way.
2: Before you leave each blog, look for the “special” words and write it down.
Once you have visited all the blogs and collected all the special words, they will create a sentence.
3: Finally, go back to the Swirlydoos blog and leave a comment letting us know how much fun you had, tell us the sentence that was created with all of the special words you collected. Can’t wait to hear from you.

My special word is : SHADOWS

The party continues over at Paulien’s blog. Have fun!


Filed under Art Journal, Mixed Media Mania

67 responses to “Swirlydoos March Blog Hop–I’m A Guest Educator!

  1. Wow that is some gorgeous journal! Love the colors and texture! All the best!

  2. Congratulaions Katyoparty on your wonderful work and on being a guest educator. Very well done indeed 🙂

  3. Kim

    Congrats on the GDT spot. Love what you did in the journal. Can’t wait to see the video.

  4. WOW Patty… I love your beautiful Art Journal. I’ll be watching your video’s in a minute, I can’t hardly wait. So happy to have you guest designing with us!

  5. This is stunning! Love the colors and can’t wait to go watch your video to see how in the world you did this!

  6. Love your project. Can’t wait to go watch your video to see how you did this! Beautiful!

  7. Ginger Jarnagin

    Sorry I missed out on this kit. Congrats Patty.

  8. Debra Peloso

    Guest educator is neat. Maybe I’ll be good enough one day. Cute journal

  9. Beautiful. I love the free-form, the colors. it’s amazing. Great job.

  10. Congratulations on being a guest designer!! Your journal is awe inspiring!! LOVELOVELOVE the textures and colors!! Such a gorgeous orange and it just makes me happy! TFS!

  11. Congrats Katy!! AWesome journal!

  12. kath White

    Congrats on being a guest designer! Your work is very creative. Thanks for the inspiration!

  13. Stephanie

    Wow Patty, such a gorgeous art journal page!

  14. Sherri

    Awesome Patty – looking forward to giving art journaling a try – thanks for inspiring.

  15. Dee in NH

    Stunning! Love all the beautiful textures you have going on!

  16. Angelica Åström

    Your art journal pages are totally stunning!! Thanks for the inspiration!!!

  17. Sue K

    I can’t wait to watch the video. Your art journal page is totally awesome. I love all the texture.

  18. WOW, anything with butterflies and dragonfly I love. But I can imagine the time and effort that went into this project. This is just amazing. Thank you so much for sharing.

  19. What a unique page. Love the texture. It makes you want to reach out and touch it.

  20. congrats on being guest educator! can’t wait to see the video! awesome project by the way! 🙂

  21. I love the texture and design of your art journal page. Lovely video! Congratulations on the guest dt spot. You did great!!

  22. Leona Folkerts

    wonderful…I can’t wait to try some projects!

  23. Phi

    Wow the texture on your journal page is amazing. Thank you for sharing with us.

  24. Your art journal is very outstanding and so original . Great texture — sure to be a great conversation piece and definitely will be noticed . Thanks for sharing .

  25. Kimberly

    Your journal is gorgeous!

  26. Great texture and altering of the wooden embellishments. Thanks for sharing.

  27. sarahlynch2002

    I love your art, can’t wait to see the video! Totally loving this bright awesome background for your blog!

  28. wow…..beautifullllllllllll texture!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  29. Wow Congratulations! Very nice! Ellie

  30. Candida

    Ooh, love all the texture in your work and the color is scrumptiolicious!

  31. I love the 3D, I haven’t done 3D on any media yet, but you have left me chomping at the bit!!!

  32. Jodie Herr

    Art journal is totally awesome!

  33. Tracey Gregory

    Thanks so much for being our GDT! This is such a fun and cool blog!

  34. Misha McClain

    Cool journal!

  35. Wootie woot gal look at you!!!!!! Very cool page. Can’t wait to check out your vid.

  36. Kaylo

    I haven’t seen anything like this texture. It is really cool.

  37. Lovely texture work. Looks really cool. Got to check out the video one day.

  38. Виктория Азарова

    Впервые вижу такую работу. Очень необычно для меня и красиво. Спасибо!

  39. Your journal is so beautiful! I love butterflies!

  40. Loving the colours and textures… need to see the video!

  41. Amante del Papel

    amazing and fantastic pages!


    Gorgeous project! Love the texture.

  43. Linda Storey

    WOW!!! Love it!

  44. Donna Sergent

    Congratulations on being a guest educator…your journal is incredible!!

  45. Peggy Giovanetti

    I can’t tell you how happy I am that you’re guesting and sharing your journaling techniques, Patty!!! I’ve already watched your videos and your tutorial is AWESOME!!!!!!

  46. Elizabeth Etheridge

    I enjoyed visiting this blog today and seeing such an amazing journal. I still have to review the video, because I’m in love with all your textures.

  47. cherene

    looking forward to checking out your video

  48. Judy B

    Such a beautiful piece. Love all the textures, but especially love the colors on the butterfly. Thanks for sharing with us.

  49. Cheryl Merrihew

    Wow! Your Art Journal pages are Fabulous, Patty!

  50. Buffy

    Fantastic journal page!

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