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    What Can You Do With an Index Card?

    3x5" index card, acrylics, ink

    What can you do with an index card?

    1. Design a quilt block
    2. Smash acrylics
    3. Draw on a beach blanket
    4. Write a list
    5. Take notes at university
    6. Repeat a doodle over and over
    7. Make textures in acrylics 
    8. Develop a collage or a create a colorful collage
    9. Make a fishy collage
    10. Write a haiku
    11. Test your inks
    12. Make a Map of an Imaginary Island {Sew Much Progress}
    13. Doodle in ink {DIY Sara}
    14. Collage it into an art journal page
    15. Draw a gridded doodle
    16. Draw a mandala
    17. Write your grocery list or to-do list
    18. Itsy bitsy teeny doodles {stargardener}
    19. Gouache or watercolor
    20. Origami
    21. Paper cutting
    22. Draw teeny tiny designs
    23. Stitch or cross stitch or embroider
    24. Draw little people
    25. Cut into strips and weave
    26. Write a story
    27. Design a game
    28. Write a quote or another quote
    29. Plan a workshop
    30. Write in block letters and write the alphabet
    31. Paper weaving
    32. Motivate yourself
    33. 3x5" index card, stamps, alpha stamps

    34. Do art with the kiddos
    35. Stamp
    36. Use it as a bookmark
    37. Draw a psychedelic elephant
    38. Recycle into an art journal page
    39. Do a mind map or brainstorm
    40. Do a word search puzzle
    41. Sketch a facade
    42. Document moments of your vacation
    43. Glamorize your word-of-the-year
    44. Design whimsical women
    45. Write recipes
    46. Draw tiny flowers
    47. Marble paint.
    48. Embellish
    49. Draw birds, zebras, rainbows, dots & circles, flowers, faces, paisleys, in b&w, draw something, hand-letter, work in blue {examples here}.

    Ideas for art journal fodder to spark your index card art...

    1. 20 Things Dare {20 Things Not Used in My Art Journal}
    2. 20 Things Dare Squared {20 Things Used in My Art Journal}

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    Reader Comments (5)

    Wow that's a great list!

    07.17.2011 | Unregistered CommenterMelanie

    Great list, I hadn't realised my index card for a wordsearch was No.44 LOL, thanks for the link Tammy!

    07.17.2011 | Unregistered CommenterPippa Gore

    I blogged about this over on my little blog

    07.17.2011 | Unregistered CommenterPippa Gore

    Great list! I didn't realize how much you could do with an index card!

    07.3.2013 | Unregistered CommenterReadslikecrazy

    From #50 I got the idea to create a family recipe book!

    08.23.2013 | Unregistered CommenterGeorgia

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