Sunday, June 1, 2014
Larger Documented Life Journal - Design Team Sin City Stamps Cover
Hi All Lisa Here.
So I love my Smaller Documented Life Journal - but now that I merged it with every calendar I have going - Work, personal - Kids… since it's a 5x7 journal was having some issue with getting everything into the journal…. Decided (since Michaels was having 40% sale) to get the larger Smash Journal.
Here's my old one.
The journal Started out like below: I believe it's a 9x12 size
I started with Gel Medium and the Hazel & Ruby Tissue Paper and Sin City Stamps
I pulled from my 2 favorite Plate of Rubber
Using Tim Holtz Distress Inks
I love so much how the stamps just pop over the tissue paper.
Using different colors as well on the stamps.
Then I added Gelatos on top… using my finger to move them around and I also didn't rub them over the stamped images.
Did different colors in layers all the way down the page.
Once that set I pulled out the Washi Tape and just went at it!!!
Hint - Put a layer of Gel Medium over the washi Tape to make sure it doesn't peel up.
Here's what the inside looks like - I made via Excel the pages they are 2 weeks per page - and as you can see Football is taking over my summer. My son is doing Swimming & Football - my daughter is Cheerleading and Surfing - this year working towards a competition.
Now to have some fun… I pulled out my #1 favorite Sin City Stamp Stencil
You will see I use this stencil in a lot of my art projects - I just love it…
I used 3 different color paints. Red, Orange and Yellow - and put on 2 layers of each just blending the color with a makeup sponge.
I LOVE how they came out.
You can see above how they just pop out…
I then pulled out my Liquid Acrylics I used 2 different color greens a dark and light.
Then pulled out the black paint and did the other side of the Journal.
Here's the final… Tell me you don't just fall in love!!!!
I hope you like the blog post. As always love your comments.
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