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21 June, 2021

Special Guest Spotlight on Mariela Papeletas

  Hello again everyone!  This month we have great pleasure to introduce you to Mariela, our Guest Designer for June!

We invite you to browse through her blog and social media and get to know her better through her beautiful work.  I hope you enjoy her hero-inspired project and please leave her some love in the comments!

Hi! I'm Mariela Papeletas, (papeletas are like small pieces of papers spread out on the table you know?) I'm from Argentina, and really believe in the healing power of scrapbooking and mixed media.

I begin to teach in 2014, but since 2017 some wonderful women have invited me to travel to several other countries to teach how "to play" with mixed media because I love to play with textures and some freaky shapes to develop creativity, and only a pandemic stopped me from doing this now.

In my classes, videos or training courses you're going to hear a lot about composition, focal point, theories and techniques to work in many formats, because the inspiration can come in many shapes and we have to be ready!

So, I hope you are ready for some lovely projects and with the idea that they inspire you to bring out your "brilli brilli" -the glow within you- always with journaling, texture and bright colors!

I see you soon in my social networks!

You can see more of Mariela's beautiful work by visiting the links below.


Here's a reminder of our current Main Challenge:

Word Inspiration - HERO
Creative Challenge - PAINT

And now, let's enjoy Mariela's interpretation of our challenge:

Mariela:  When you invited me to be Guest Designer in this particular month, my mind, in a second, flew towards my "old" dad... in all my childhood, he was always my support, my guide and my wings. My hero!

He made me not conform, but at the same time he kept me safe in a protected bubble... nothing bad would happen if he was around.

In this work I tried to expose those two ideas... the idea of a bubble... something free but that keeps protected inside; what makes it fly but is invisible.

Here are some closer looks at Mariela's project...

A huge THANK YOU to Mariela for joining us as our Special Guest for June 2021!  Thank you for sharing your beautiful work with us.

We hope that Mariela's gorgeous project inspires you to join us 
in our June Main Challenge which is open until the end of the month.

Engage with us!

Tell us what you think in the comments below!


  1. Thank you very much for this opportunity girls, really an honor, a joy to be in your space! .. Happy!

  2. Beautiful inspiration 💜 💜 💜 you are a great artist 🎨


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