Hello fellow crafters! I hope you're having a fantastic day! Today is my first post for the Susan K Weckesser Inc. Design Team and I am in love with her products. I am showing my journal cover that I have been waiting to do until the journal was filled so it would lay flat while I was working on the inside.
First I covered the edges of my journal with white gesso. Then I cut down my paper to fit inside the white painted lines and taped down my designer paper with double sided tape. Any edges that were lifting I squeezed in some glue for permanency.
Next it was time to go to town on the stencils. I used acrylic paints as well as gesso with my stencils.
I painted the words Live In Color with all the colors of the rainbow. I like to doodle as well so I took my pen and doodled to my heart's content.
I used Stazon Ink to stamp my image several times on different papers and fussy cut them out.
Below I decided to try something a little different. I recently purchased some shrink film and I used Stazon inks to stamp some images on. I used a heat tool to shrink my pieces and I adhered them to the cover using lacquer medium. You could also use clear glue.
Below shows the difference in size.
Here it is all put together! I had so much fun just letting the creativity flow without overthinking!
This was so much fun, I love the papers and stamps. The focal house is a fabulous stamp
I hope you enjoyed my journal cover! Head on over to the store and have a look around!
Products used today are:
Susan K Weckesser Papers Live In Color
Susan K Weckesser Stamps Little Haven
Susan K Weckesser Stencils Doodle Stencil
- Shrink Film
- Stazon Ink
- Acrylic Paints
- Liquitex Gesso
- Heat Gun
- Journal Cover (Cottonwood Arts)
- Double Sided tape / Glue
- Smooch Pearlized Accent Ink