In Order To Begin, We Create

Photo by Lum3n on Pexels.com For this project, you will need your Grimoire. The rest is what you have on hand. This can include: pencils, crayons, markers, collage and ephemera, glue, craft paint, acrylic paint, watercolor paint, pens, pastels, and whatever else you can create and make marks with. I was once told that before …

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Adding Some More Room To Write

Photo by mahdi yousefi on Pexels.com We want to add a bit of something extra to our Grimoires. We are going to do that today by making a small pamphlet stitch-bound notebook. Gather up: A piece of decorative paper. This could be scrapbooking paper, but it doesn't have to be. Cardstock is fine. So is …

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Grimoire Of Self: What Is The Purpose?

Photo by Almada Studio on Pexels.com There are so many types of journals out in the world. What makes a Grimoire of Self special? You could always just create an art journal. Work in a Bullet Journal. Take up scrapbooking. Make your own junk journal and fill it up. Use a simple spiral-bound notebook and …

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Two Ways To Create Your Grimoire Of Self

Art and Photo By Author I come from a mixed media art sort of background. I also Bullet Journal, but not the super-arty super-fancy bullet journaling you see all over the place online. I like a little color. I like washi tape. I like stickers. I also junk journal. I love tuck spots and pockets …

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Creating A Meditative Space Within Your Grimoire Pages

Photo by Chris F on Pexels.com Today, it's raining. It's not cold. It's not hot. Here in the St. Louis (MO) area that means it is humid, on top of the rain. If you were here, you'd understand. You know how in AZ they say it's hot, but it's a dry heat when it's over …

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Marking Important Pages In Your Grimoire

Photo by EKATERINA BOLOVTSOVA on Pexels.com Does your Grimoire have an index? Did you number all the pages in your journal? Do you tip pages into your Grimoire, after the fact, and have to figure out where they fit in the original page numbering system? How do you find the pages you need to find …

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What Makes You Happy?

Photo by sergio souza on Pexels.com What makes you happy? Choose a page in your Grimoire. You can use as many pages as you like here. In my first Grimoire, I had several pages, randomly throughout the book, where I made 'What Makes Me Happy' pages. This is where you can add photos, collage, doodles, …

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We Are Going To Make A Brain Dump Page

Photo by Mikhail Nilov on Pexels.com Just like any other page or spread in our Grimoire, you choose whether you want or need one page, two pages, or more pages. There is nothing overly complicated about this page. If you want to make it pretty, maybe you add doodles or washi tape along the longer …

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Remember Where You Were When

photo by Tabitha Low Your Grimoire is also a place you can come back to later to see where you were and what inspired you when you come back to a volume years later. As you can see from the above example, you can add just about anything to your spread. It can be one …

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