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Mini Journal with Watercolor and stamped cover

Linda Israel

Linda here to share how to make a Mini Journal with Watercolor and stamped cover. Using scraps of paper left over from other projects and Brutus Monroe products I show how to make a mini journal.

Mini Journal with Watercolor and stamped cover

Supplies used for making Mini Journal with Watercolor and stamped cover
Brutus Monroe Surface Ink, Cabbage, Cornflower and Oz
Brutus Monroe Heart Lace Stamp
Brutus Monroe Detail Ink
Watercolor paper
Scraps of paper for book pages
Waxed Linnen Thread
Alcohol in a spray bottle
Large sewing needle
awl
Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist Pearl
Scrap of book page
Calico Collage Domino Spring Peacock image
Washi Tape
7Gypsies word
Tim Holtz heart punch
Craft Glue

Do you love Junk Journals? Then join the #junkjournaljuly challenge. Make a Junk Journal and post it on your favorite social media during the month of July. Visit the Friendly Junk Journal People Facebook Group for more information.

Here is a video showing how to make the Mini Journal with Watercolor and stamped cover.

Having scraps of paper on my desk prompted this mini journal. I was looking at the watercolor paper scrap and thought it would make a beautiful cover with the Surface inks.

Mini Journal with Watercolor and stamped cover

I smashed three colors of Brutus Monroe Surface ink on a scrap of acetate. Then sprayed with Alcohol to get the inks to spread and blur the lines. Dip the paper into the ink and boom you have a beautiful watercolor background.

Before stamping it would be a good idea to dry the paper. I failed to do so in the video and the stamping came out very light. I like how it looked, but if you want a vivid image dry the paper first then stamp.

The cover was then finished off with a scrap of book paper and a domino image from Calico Collage and a little bit of glitter washi tape.

It feels good to use the supplies left over from another project.

My hope is that you were inspired to create something with those scraps on your desk.

Thanks so much for stopping by today.

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