Inspirational Journal


Materials

  • Black composition notebook
  • Terri Conrad Designs patterned papers (Webster’s Pages): Inspired Collection: Peacefulness; Bee Balm; Feather Your Nest
  • Raw linen fabric (for binding)
  • Bird Die Cut (Accu-Cut)
  • Rusty tin heart
  • Brown wired ribbon, 2”-wide
  • Twigs

Basic Supplies

scissors

Tools

  • Encore ink pad (Tsukineko): Gold metallic
  • Tim Holtz Distress Ink (Ranger Industries): Vintage Photo
  • Acrylic brayer
  • Mod Podge découpage medium (Plaid)

Directions

  • 1. Trace front and back of composition book onto wrong side of patterned paper; cut out.
  • 2. Apply generous amount of Mod Podge to front cover, apply paper and roll brayer over paper. Repeat for back cover.
  • 3. Trim linen to cover binding. Apply Mod Podge to binding, adhere linen binding folding each edge over 1/8”. Apply more Mod Podge to folded edge and apply to book binding.
  • 4. Ink edges of inside papers with Gold and binding with Vintage Photo.
  • 5. Adhere ribbon, bird, heart and twigs to journal as shown.

by Terri Conrad

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