Spring Journal by Lynda Hall

Spring Journal by Lynda Hall

Today I am sharing my take on the wonderful mdf journal cover. Hopefully Spring is now springing after all the recent snow, and I am turning my thoughts to my garden and wanted to create a journal where I can plan all my outdoor improvements this year so I wanted to create something bright and cheery. This is how I did it:

Step 1

I sponged a light coat of white gesso, and once dry I used a sponge to drag paint in shaeds of green and blue down the cover.

Step 2

I stamped background with colourful premanent inks and the main image in black and painted them with a combination of fluid acrylics, Twinkling H20s and sparkle pens, then added random lines with acrylic paint on the edge of a credit card.

Step 3

I sued a spray sealant on the journal as some of the paint used is water reactive.

Step 4

I strung the journal with yellow string ( I intend to replace this with elastic when I can find time to go and buy some!)

I can’t wait to fill it up and make the inside as pretty as the outside.

Thanks for reading

Lynda

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What a stunning bright Journal and it really does make me feel ready for spring (shouldn’t it be here by now?….lol)
Lots of you have been buying the journals, we would love to see what you have done with them, why not come and share them in the facebook group which you can find HERE
I hope you will pop back again soon for the next post,
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