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Continuing on from my previous tutorial where I created mini books by deconstructing that mini bookmark kit I picked up in Hong Kong, I wanted to create a travel journal in pretty much the same way.
If you missed my bookmark process video, you can find it HERE
I love it.
I used travel themed paper and a gorgeous paper from my Round the World - Stamperia Collection.
The great thing about this journal is that I glued each page straight into the spine without needing elastics or making any holes.
And I tried something new this time which is embossing a piece of leather and using it as a closure along with an eyelet and twine.
Here are some dimensions if you want to make your own
Chipboard Covers (2x)
4 3/8"W x 6 3/8" H
1 1/4" W x 6 3/8" H
7 1/2" x 2" W
Front Card Stock Covers (2)
5" W x 8"H
For this month's paper clip, I wanted the feel of a pirate ship flag to match the pirate's Costume that this Santoro Gorjuss Mini Stamp No-49 Piracy.
My theme this month was Halloween, so I tried to achieve a little girl dressed in her pirate costume "being brave" enough to go up to that scary looking house to ask for the mother of all candy loot *lol*
The background was achieved by stencilling with paint (Dyan Reaveley Blue) and white acrylic paint.
I used 2 stencils.
To achieve the flag ship look, I added bits of hessian, cord, and ribbon around the periphery using a mini stapler.
The haunted house is a die-cut using this Haunted house thinlets die by Sizzix:
It's October and predictably, I have decided on a Halloween theme for my Gorjuss Mini Art Journal October spread.
The stamp I chose this month is No.49 - Piracy
and I teamed her up with Stamp No.50 Jar of Hearts
and Stamp No. 3 The Pretend Friend.
3 stamps this month!!
The background technique this month is a technique called Paint Resist.
I used both the following stencils, one with black acrylic paint and one with white.
To achieve this look.
I then reached for this Thinlets Die by Sizzix called Trick or treat,
and in combination with a few pieces of ephemera from an older Tim Holtz Halloween kit, I was able to achieve a ver y spooky Trick or Treat scene that reminded me of that 1984 Stephen King horror movie - Children of the Corn.
Here is the final layout.
You can catch the process video HERE
Thank you for stopping by today and happy halloween crafting.
#amirainoz #take5art #art journal #nelsonmandela
Welcome back to the #take5art challenge for the month of September.
This month, the prompts are:
- Black Floral
- Book Pages
- Postage Stamps
- Influential Figure in History
- A quote that means something to you at this stage in your life.
The person I chose as an influential figure in history is Nelson Mandela and this layout is a tribute to him!
Please go ahead and check out the process video for this project on my YT channel HERE
If you are inspired to play along, please do and share your project with the hashtag #take5art and tag me on social media (FB or IG). I'd love to see how you used my prompts and who your influential figure is.
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I needed to make some ATC's for my monthly ATC group swap and these flowers are just the right size for a 2.5" x 3.5" artist trading card.
I went ahead and stamped these images using Archiva, Black ink onto water color paper.
I then used my Sakura watercolors to color them in one night while we were watching Australian Survivor (are you watching that??).
I then broke out my Pixscan mat (LOVE THIS BABY) and asked it to pretty please fussy cut them for me ....
Check it out !!
I am so happy to be at this stage of using my Cameo for crafting :)
Next it was time to make a background for my ATCs.
I used an A4 piece of mixed media paper and I created a frenzy.
I didn't take a picture at this stage but I have a picture of it at this stage when I had cut them down to 2"x 3" cards.