JoAnn Morrell’s blog and website

  • Journal cover

    My latest journal cover with handcut stencils, acrylic paint, ballpoint pen.  I love the way the ballpoint pen sinks into the paint and creates texture.  The text is the beginning […]

  • stencil fun

    I love the combination of stencils and mono-print papers in my art journal.  In both of these spreads I started with pages from the  index book of an old encyclopedia […]

  • Paper play

    This week in the art journal…..more play with gelli printed papers….

  • Mandalas (circles) in space

      In 2012 I had a one woman show called ‘Mandalas, Dreams and Reflections’. The title of the show was a take-off on Carl Jung’s autobiography ‘Memories, Dreams and Reflections’ […]

  • Winter white!

    Pair number three of fulled woolen slippers for my granddaughter, she’s growing fast! This was a beautiful sweater in winter white that I fulled (felted). Fortuitously the flower is a […]

  • Candle-icious!

    I love candles and spend many a winter night surrounded by their beauty and warmth. Often with just the candlelight and no electric. And of course my stash comes in […]

  • Fingerless mittens

    Fingerless mittens have become my favorite cold weather accessory along with the ever present scarf. The array of possible techniques in making fingerless mittens is fathomless. My notebook is filled […]

  • Holiday Garlands

    I’m participating in a holiday show and went through all my Christmas storage containers to see if there was anything I wanted to use for inspiration or recycling. I bought […]

  • Felted Slippers

    I’ve become a passionate fan of wool. It’s a magical medium. And it gives me an outlet for my love of thrift store exploring. I buy old wool sweaters to […]

  • Boot Refashion

    Hi everyone! For my first blog I’d like to show you a pair of boots that I refashioned. They had a REALLY pointy toe that scuffed easily. I wanted to […]

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