Creative Doodling on Photos

Creative Doodling on Photos via #artjournaling #scrapbooking #theliljournalproject

As part of the Lil Journal Project: another technique to work on in your journal this week: doodling on photos!  A few of these techniques come from my friend Stephanie Corfee’s  book: Creative Doodling and Beyond. Like drawing interesting borders:

Try adding photos into your journal and embellishing the photos with borders….even if it’s just a few lines:

Creative Art Journal Doodling on Photos via #artjournaling #scrapbooking #theliljournalproject

Use a white gel pen or a correction pen (White Out) for drawing on dark backgrounds:

Photography Doodle Frames via #artjournaling #scrapbooking #theliljournalproject

Doodle’s are imperfect, scribbly and wobbly… mistakes… have fun with it to add personality throughout your journal pages or scrapbooks:

How to Doodle via #artjournaling #scrapbooking #theliljournalproject

Alter your images to be fun and quirky:

Art Journal Doodling via #artjournaling #scrapbooking #theliljournalproject


I love this doodled collage in Stephanie’s book:

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For more doodling exercises, prompts and projects check out Creative Doodling and Beyond:

Creative Doodling & Beyond by Stephanie Corfee via #artjournaling #scrapbooking #theliljournalproject


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Living a simple, creative life in #smalltownusa Bryson City, NC. Renovating a 1960s ranch house and an old train depot. Thank you for reading! Read more in my about section. 


  1. 1

    Cute ideas … I did NOT know that she had a book … It’s going on the Christmas list right now!

  2. 2

    Love what you did with the pictures! Such a cute alternative to spending tons of money on scrapbooking stickers and things (:

    Also, I own this book. It is so wonderful!

  3. 3

    Amazon and it’s 1 click ordering is evil. This book is now mine lol

  4. 4

    My doodles never turn out cute! haha