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01 March, 2023

Home - March 2023 Art Journal Challenge


Hello everyone, and welcome to our March challenge!

This month our challenge is all about HOME. You can find our challenge details below as well as links to the latest issue of our digital magazine - Artful Pages - more details below.

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Let's take a look at this month's art journal challenge! We have simplified the challenges this year and the challenge no longer has two parts. Instead we have one main theme to inspire you and this month it's all about HOME.


We can't wait to see what you do with our challenge prompt this month and if you need more inspiration, you might find our new magazine useful. Inside there are weekly prompts if you need them or if you want to follow along and create multiple pages.

Artful Pages March 2023

As mentioned at the top of the post, we are excited to share the latest issue of our new digital magazine - Artful Pages - which is a new way of looking at our challenges and inspiration, as well as being able to add more value for our readers which we are not able to do in our current formats.  So here's a look at our latest issue which is available to flick through online just like a real magazine.  The magazine contains more about our challenge this month, our Design Team inspiration,Guest Designer interviews, and more!  Check it out and see for yourself - we would love your feedback! 

<< Apologies for the delay in uploading this issue, due to publishing problems >>

Design Team Inspiration

Let's see what our lovely Design Team have created this month. If you love their projects, please visit their social links and let them know, or why not follow them on your favourite social media.


I like the quote that I saw in the stamp sets. "There's no place like home, home is where the love is." and "A home is built with love and dreams." I show home love with the Handwritten Heart stamp by Dina Wakley.

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As soon as I thought about this theme, this idea popped into my head, to create a page about "home is where the cats are" and I set about planning my scene.  I used soft pastels, acrylic and gouache to create my page of perhaps my idea of the "perfect" home?  Or perhaps it needs a few more cats!







Life takes you to unexpected places
Love brings you home







For this challenge I wanted to show what I like to do at home and what my home means to me.



I love this quote. "A house is made of walls and beams, A home is made of love and dreams".Door and window from Artstacks.




"In the light of the moon, follow your heart home."
When I think of home, my heart goes directly to the Lighthouse. 140 yrs of family service to NSW Lighthouses and its people. Locally our Lighthouse illuminates the path home.




Hello! Here is my page about home. I used the most beautiful quote - "Home is where the heart is". It's so true!  I played with a lot of magical pigments and stamps to create the background. I have a short video tutorial for you as well on my social media channels.




Wherever you are, your heart is your home. Don’t forget to connect to yourself, there’s a lot in your mind.




Ever since my college days, I have loved John Denver's song about HOME. (And that was a long time ago! LOL!) I featured those lyrics on my art journal page, along with the ArtStacks' (tissue paper) image of the tree with the swing, from the "Trees and Leaves" pack. This definitely reminds me of my childhood home.




Home is not just a place, but a feeling. A feeling of belonging, warmth, love and so much more. I’ve cried to capture this feeling of warmth, coziness, friendship, love and belonging on my journal spread today.



Prizes & Special Guest Designers

This year we are very happy to welcome ArtStacks Designs as our prize sponsor. 

 ArtStacks will be donating one of their fabulous DigiStacks to the overall winner of each of our challenges this year.  This will be a digital prize of one DigiStack to be downloaded from their online shop. 
(This prize is not transferable or exchangeable for non-digital products.)  

In addition, one or more participants, handpicked by our team, may be invited to be our Special Guest Designers, to be featured on our blog and promoted in our magazine and social media.

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1 comment:

  1. Thank you for the nice theme.
    Happy March to everyone xx


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