Monday, May 7, 2018

Frilly & Funkie Challenge

Hello there and happy Monday! ;-) I created this journal project for the current Frilly & Funkie Challenge, A Neutral Point of View. It was fun to work only with neutral colors, in this case mostly browns and tans.


I used Eileen Hull's popular Sizzix Journal Die to cut the covers for my traveler's style notebook. I didn't make my own insert this time but used these which can be found on amazon.

For the base color, I spritzed Antique Linen and Tarnished Brass Distress Stain onto my craft sheet and  smooshed the journal covers around in it. It has a nice shimmer that you can't really see in the photo. I used my oval die to make an oval shaped stencil to paint the tan oval in the middle of the cover. When it was dry, I used different acrylic paint colors and the Cutout Floral foam stamps to stamp around the edges.

Some stamping, Paper Dolls and Snarky Stickers completed the look! This would make a great gift.

Thanks for stopping by! There is always something going on behind the scenes here so stay tuned for more projects soon.

I am also entering this in the May Mini Album Makers Challenge. Be sure to check them out too!


Dies:
Eileen Hull Sizzix - Journal Die (Sizzix / SSS )
Stitched Oval (Sizzix / SSS)
Tim Holtz Strip Die - Butterfly Frenzy retired

Stamps:
Tim Holtz Cling Foam - Cutout Floral
Tim Holtz - Ornate Trims

Other:
mat board
Ranger Distress Spray Stains - Antique Linen, Tarnished Brass
Ranger Distress Paint - Antique Linen, Brushed Corduroy, Picket Fence
misc. brown/ tan acrylic paints
Ranger Archival Ink - Tree Branch, Coffee
Ranger Distress Crayon - Vintage Photo
elastic
ready made Midori size insert
Tim Holtz Idea-ology - Paper Dolls, Small Talk Snarky Stickers


Sizzix & Simon Says Stamp links in this post are affiliate links which do not affect the price you pay but allow me to earn a small percentage of a sale. Thanks! (My husband also thanks you!)
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5 comments:

  1. I love this! You did a great job.

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  2. Lisa, I love the delicate stamping on this! You did an amazing job with neutrals, and I'm thrilled you shared your journal cover with us at Frilly and Funkie! Hugs!

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  3. Oh how I love this cover Lisa!!! The use of the floral foam stamps is incredible!!! We would love to have you share with us at Mini Album Makers. Find the rules: https://minialbummakers.blogspot.com/
    Hugs, Autumn

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  4. Absolutely adore the whole design of this gorgeous journal Lisa! Such delicate stamping and a beautiful use of all the die cuts. Thank you so much for joining us at Frilly and Funkie xx

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  5. Lisa, the neutral colours work so well and the very subtle oval you created really gives those beautiful flowers a chance to shine. I love the sentiment too, it could have been written for me - lol!!

    Thanks so much for joining us a Mini Album Makers with your beautiful journal. Hugs, Anne xx

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