I became fascinated by Smashbooking only a few short months ago but once I'd got my teeth into it I absolutely loved it. At last I had somewhere to stick all those little bits and pieces I had stashed away and combining my ephemera with scrapbooking supplies gave me so much pleasure.
I experimented with several different styles but eventually settled on the style you see below.
I make my own books from watercolour paper so I'm still able to paint, spray or glue as I would with my journal. I usually start with a quick spray or wash of paint to add a colour to the page, then I lay out my ephemera and pull out papers and journaling spots from my scrapbooking stash which co-ordinates with the images. (I'm not into the just stick it in, random look. I need order and design).
I collect a lot of magazine words and phrases in a small box which I use frequently in my smash pages.
Here I've also used magazine images which is another favourite of mine.
On these pages I've used: