Friday, December 21, 2012

Altered Arts Magazine: Journal Cover

This journal cover was made for Altered Arts Magazine with some very yummy preferred partner products!

Journal Cover

5 3/4” x 8” chipboard journal with blank white pages, Kunst & Papier
12x12” decorative paper; Old Curiosity Shoppe Collection, Graphic 45
Flute” paper, Canvas Home Basics
Ribbon; Urban Couture, Basic Grey
Dye ink, Red Pepper-Adirondack Earthtones, Ranger Ink
Distress Ink, Black Soot-Tim Holtz, Ranger Ink
Leather flower embellishments, So Happy, Prima
Bling Flourish, “Say it with bling”, Want 2 Scrap
Bird Cut out, “Wings and Things”(Cyndi Duncan), Mail Box Muse
Double Sided Super Sticky Tape, ThermOWeb

  1. Cut 2 pieces of decorative paper to the size of the journal covers. Adhere one to the front and one to the back. Ink the edges.
  2. Cut Flute paper triangle 5” x 2 1/2” and a rectangle 3 1/4” x 4”.
  3. Gently fold the rectangle but do not crease and hand cut a heart shape from the bottom center as the bird house “door”.
  4. Apply red ink to the triangle roof piece and black ink to the rectangle piece.
  5. Attach a piece of ribbon around the rectangle using double sided sticky tape.
  6. Attach the “birdhouse” pieces to the journal cover.
  7. Cut out the bird image.
  8. Glue the flower embellishment into place and slip the bird slightly behind the flower.
  9. Attach the bling flourishes. 

Thanks so much for stopping by the blog today.
Merry Christmas to all!
Make art everyday!

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