Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Mixed Media Art Journal Swap

Here's the vid to what my cool partner sent me from Jeannie's Art Journal Swap...I had such a fun time creating the journal I made for my partner and I enjoyed what my partner sent me. Thank you so much Jeannie for hosting such a cool swap. And I can't wait to start filling my journal. Down below ar the sites of everyone who was in Jeannie's swap. Click HERE for the video of what my partner sent me. And here are some pics of what I made for my partner and the how to, to achieve this look...As always, thanks for taking the time to stop by. Peace! :)

Supplies Used:
Chipboard letters
Teal acrylic paint
Strong adhesive
Sewing Pattern Tissue Paper
Black Ink Pad
Bubble wrap
Ultra Fine Glitter
Glimmer Mist
Glue n Seal

Step 1. I Glued random chipboard letters to cover using Aleene's Tacky Glue
(on bottom I spelled out "Laura")
Step 2. I Gesso'ed the cover
Step 3. I then covered with the pattern sewing tissue
Step 4. I painted it with the teal acrylic paint
Step 5. I ran some of the gesso over some of the cover to tone it down a little bit
Step 6. I did some stamping using a black archival ink pad in random places
Step 7. I used a gold pearlescent to cover the rand letters above name
Step 8. I used a black peralescent to outline "Laura" using a q-tip
Step 9. Sprayed with a"Sea Glass" Glimmer Mist
Step 10. Sealed with Glue n Seal by Inkssetials
Step 11. While wet used Ultra Fine "Summer Sea" Glitter


1st Page


Upclose of Letters

Cover Close Up


  1. Simply amazing my friend! I wubbbbbb it! You put a lot of heart into it and I'm sure she loved it! Great job ami! Ok well I'm going to go to sleep because I can't even type right anymore! jajaja! Hopefully we can skype soon! I have so much to tell you!!!!

  2. looks wonderful, Linda! The letters are fabulous, and there's such wonderful texture!
    Maybe Susi was tired when she posted on your joint blog and that's why she did it in SPANISH!! NO ENTIENDO, chica! jajaja

  3. I totally love it Linda. You did an Awesome job on this and your partner is going to lub it forever. I need to get my butt in gear and try this out. TFS... Hugs!!

  4. I'm so glad you did a play by play haha. I was so curious how you did the cover. :)