Category Archives: Art journals

An interview about coloring + creativity

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Last year while on my beach vacation, I created most of the drawings for my coloring journal that was released last fall. Fast forward to today … I was just interviewed by the local paper, The Island Packet, about my book and creativity! One of my best cheerleader/friends set it up. Link to the video and print article coming later today or tomorrow. Link to purchase the coloring journal here. To celebrate, I’m taking $5 off each copy through July 4th!  Talk about things coming full circle … #CelebratingTheCreativeJourney in my southern makeshift studio-by-the-sea

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#celebratingthecreativejourney with music

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Spent 3-1/2 days at a music festival. I’d never done anything like that before. Ever. Spent time in shady spots drawing, listening, eating and even a little shopping. Saw bands I had never heard of before. Even danced a little. Did *lots* of people watching. It was like Halloween and Mardi Gras all rolled into one. When I was sitting on my fabulous beach blanket with art supplies all around me, several people asked to see what I was doing. Two people even asked if they could draw in my book. Of course I said yes.
‪#‎MakingFriendsThruJournaling‬ at ‪#‎Firefly2016‬ ‪#‎JumpJumpJump‬ and I did…

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High Point hijinx

Spent a few days in High Point, NC perusing furniture for our house-under-construction. Came home full of ideas and inspiration … and a hot fresh-off-the-line donut!  #CelebratingTheCreativeJourney

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Scrawl Books

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Tickled that Scrawl Books at Urban Pop at Reston Station is carrying the full line of my coloring products! Next time you ride the new silver line, pop in and say hello to Rachel. Scrawl Books is located at the Reston Station on the Metro Silver Line in Reston, Virginia USA  ‪#‎JFcoloring‬ ‪#‎scrawlbooks‬

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class announcement

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I’m teaching a new class in 2016! Join me on January 23 from 1-3 pm at The Robin’s Nest in Boonsboro, Maryland for an art journaling class and trunk show. Register here.

A new year is a great time to start a journal. But if you find words just aren’t enough, then an art journal might be the right medium for you. An art journal combines written words, sketching, collage, quotes, painted pages and more. It’s whatever you want it to be and is the perfect place to try new art techniques while keeping a record of your life. Some days you might just want to draw or paste, others you may want to write and still others you may do both and more. An art journal is a place to play and I’ll share with you my favorite tips and tricks to help you get started. All materials provided, including a small handmade journal (but feel free to bring your own if you prefer to work in it). A special selection of ephemera and vintage products will be available for purchase before and after class. Come celebrate your creative journey!

Interview with V of A

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Today was the interview with Voice of America! A wonderful reporter and cameraman are telling my coloring book, art and branding story. Interviews, photos, video clips. Wow. So happy to have friends Hillary Stevenson Tattersall (as business advisor) and Suzanne Jackson (as customer) here to help tell the story. 3 minute documentary style piece will air hopefully in early to mid-January. I’ll let you know! ‪#‎celebratingthecreativejourneyinabigway‬

Tidying up for V of A

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In less than 12 hours, a reporter from Voice of America television is coming to interview me (me!) about the coloring journal. She saw an article about it in a local paper and thought it would make a good TV story. Such an exciting event called for tidying up the studio. People will need a place to stand after all. Now you can actually see the floor! #celebratingthecreativejourney

25% off Sitewide Today!

25% off absolutely everything on the site today. No restrictions. Really. Just use coupon code JF25 when checking out. And if you haven’t heard, shipping is a flat $5. Every day. Whether you’re looking for one-of-kind vintage pieces or coloring products,
unique new art supplies or handcrafted finished artwork, I’ve got just what you need to celebrate your creative journey…or to gift to someone else.

Yule love this pillow

yule_log_pillow_wideA few years ago I got this idea, and finally found the perfect supplies I needed to create my vision. Now this darling little yule log pillow is available for purchase. Created with new materials, it is priced at $36, comes in “birch” or “maple” and can be found in the shop here. This item is no longer available.

Somerset Life Spool Trees

Spool trees are now available in the store! Made with fabric, twigs, vintage sheet music and spools, these are the trees that were published in Somerset Life a few years ago. Several different designs are available this year. Order your very own tree here! This item will be available again in November 2016

It’s that time of year

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I make stuff. Let me rephrase that. I love to make stuff. Especially at this time of year. I’m a vendor at three shows this holiday season, plus I’m providing product for a darling new nearby shop. In October, I started making my snowmen. I’ve made these for about five years. Each one is unique and is adorned with vintage finds. These snowmen have become little collectibles; customers like to buy one or two each year to add to their collection. To give some perspective, the first year I offered them, I made about 20. This year I made 200. Like I said, I love to make stuff.

Hello there!

 

pennants-for-blogWelcome to the Jubilee Flea blog! I’m Trina Lucido, artist and owner of Jubilee Flea, a curated online store that celebrates the creative journey. Whether your interest is one-of-kind vintage pieces or darling paper products, unique new art supplies or handcrafted finished artwork, I have just what you need.

My artwork includes greeting cards, art journals, mixed media pieces and clever handmade decor. I adore using vintage materials in my work and repurposing unvalued items. It brings me great joy to find the pieces that I use in my artwork and share with my customers. The store only stocks items that I feel are special and would use myself.

In this blog, I’ll share thoughts and ideas about art and creativity. I’ll invite you into my studio and bring you along on my travels and junking adventures. I’ll announce new projects and show dates, share tips, talk about art journaling and classes, plus so much more. Together, we’ll celebrate the creative journey!

If you found me by way of The Paper Flea Market, hooray! The Paper Flea Market became Jubilee Flea on July 1, 2015.