Mixed Media Art Journal | Dreamer

Hi there! We have Lynda Hall up next on the blog with an awesome project featuring our mesmerising ‘See Everything’ eye collage stamp…

Good Evening! It’s my turn to share a little Visible Image inspiration with you all, and for this weeks project I have created a journal for playing in with all my favourite stamps.


sizzix journal die | eye stamp | art journal


I love the Sizzix  journal dies by Eileen Hull and used the Pocket Notebook cut from greyboard. I knew I wanted to use a inks etc on it, and so wanted to cover it with mixed media cardstock. This is best to do prior to cutting, and using double sided A4 adhesive sheets to get full and firm coverage. With both sides covered I then ran it through my Bigshot.

 


I used See Everything as my focal image and stamped and embossed it on the face of my journal. As I planned to use spray ink, I masked off the eye and white circles with masking fluid. Once dry I was able to go to town with my inks.


eye stamp | collage | see everything



Once dry ( allow to dry naturally) , I added depth with the Two Tone stencil, in co ordinating Distress Ink., and added some background stamping for more detail.



two tone stencil


When dry I was able to rub off the masking fluid and colour the details.


The Dreamer sentiment is from the Own It set, and I added a little quote from Brighten The World on the front too. Ont the back I added another quote from the brilliant Voices In Your Head set.




quirky sentiment stamps



inspiring sentiment stamps



creative quote stamps | colour | sentiment


art journal cover | stamping | eye stamp


Of course I couldn’t create a journal and not make a start on my signatures to go inside. Here’s the first page.



And the stamps I used to create it of course!


inky flower stamp | distress oxides | journal page



I am really looking forward to filling this up over time – with all things Visible Image of course!




Lynda this is brilliant! The cover is so striking and your first page is gorgeous! We can’t wait to see more… Thank you ♡

You will find more inspiring cards and projects from Lynda over on her blog.



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Capture Your Adventures!

Hi there!

Jane Tyrrell is here on the blog today with an amazing keepsake full of beautiful photos, and lots of stamping…


Today I’m sharing my completed holiday journal from our recent adventures in Portugal. This was a real labour of love but holiday journals are so worthwhile. There is nothing better than looking back through them and revisiting awesome memories.





The following page was for our day out in Lisbon. Each day we took some  Instax photos, as well as using my usual camera.

These photos measure approx 8.5 by 5.5cm. I use the colours in my photos to inspire each page.



I first made a background using stamps from Mesh-ellaneous. These are such cool stamps!


They work perfectly with Distress oxides


I had fun playing with a background pattern.



I just had to use the camera (I know it isn’t an Instax but it’s retro enough for me) which I stamped, embossed and fussy cut out



I stamped and fussy cut out some of the paper boats from the Destination Unknown set…



I then put on my creative hat and put together my page…




Here are a few close ups…



Don’t you just love the paper boats…I do ?




Stamps Used:


Capture The Moment




Destination Unknown




Mesh-ellaneous




This project was a real labour of love but so worth doing… there are a lifetime of memories inside my journal.






I really hope that I might have inspired you to create your own holiday journal.
You will be able to “capture the moment and make it last forever…”


Thanks as always for stopping by and for the kind comments you take the time to leave me. 

Bye for now,
Jane x




Wow a real labour of love for sure… such a great way to remember wonderful memories made.
If you would like to see more close ups of Jane’s holiday journal, head over to her blog!

Thank you Jane for sharing your very special project with us, it’s amazing! ♡



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