Screw Perfection.

It’s time to let go and make imperfect art.

Hyperbolic journaler and imperfect artist, Caylee Grey is also a wife and mother from South Africa. Caylee is the Fairy Artmother of the Get Messy art journal community, book, and art supplies brand. She has sworn an oath to embrace the messy middle and believes that more than zero is enough.

Imperfect art + overenthusiastic journaling.

The Fairy Artmother

I’m your South African born Fairy Artmother.

I have a secret desire to own three to six diabolically ugly dogs. My husband is the only thing standing in between me and dog happiness.

My art journaling adventure began as a way for me to get messy, ditch perfectionism, stay accountable, and consistently create art. But, magically, it transformed into something so much more than that too…

For the past decade I’ve been happily swishing and flicking my arty wand over at Get Messy Art as I help fellow creative humans just like you embrace the mess and magic of a fulfilling creative life.

Spoiler alert: It involves creating. Not thinking about creating. Not daydreaming about creating. But. Actually. Creating. And a whole lot of mess.


Three Ways to Get You Creating

The Community

Get Messy is an online art journaling school that teaches you to cultivate your creativity. Without perfection.

The Book

Get Messy Art: The No-Rules, No-Judgement, and No-Pressure Approach to Making Art. Published by Quarto. Available now.

The Journal

Ten years and 407 journals in, and I was yet to find the perfect journal. So I made one

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