This month I made my first book and I feel so proud of myself! :) I have been watching Jennibellie on YouTube and I love the idea of making my own book to play with, and I love Jenniebellie's passion for using recycling to create! So, I rummaged through my recycling box, painted, played, inked, stamped, gesso'ed, sewed, cut, played some more.... and created a Junk Journal. I think I may easily become hooked on book making! Now I'm stuck on what to create on the pages, but here it is as a work in progress...
The Junk Journal Cover was made using old packaging from a book that came in the post.
I chose the knight image to represent Art as my 'Knight In Shining Armour'.
Using Tam's Stencils and gesso :)
Inside pages made with old cereal boxes.
I'd really LOVE to hear what you think! Do you Junk Journal? What do you put in your Junk Journal and do you have any tips for me?! :) You can put your comments in the box below and remember to sign up to receive my blogs by email here: Receive Gracie's Blogs By Email!
Tam's Stencil Giveaway Winner!!!
Thank you so much for all your comments! They were so so lovely to read :) As much as I'd like to send you all a set of stencils, I can only choose two winners. The winners I chose at random (closing my eyes, scrolling up and down and picking the first name I saw which I found very fun!). So, the winners are:
Congratulations! Let me know your email addresses, if you haven't already, and we can get the stencils to you so you can get playing!
Thank you to everyone that entered :)
With Love and Paint Covered Fingers
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