Every now and again I take on a little commission work for a few select few and was recently asked to create covers for a couple of Hard Cover Notebooks for a friend to give as Christmas gifts.
The brief was simple - one in blues and teals with dragonflies and butterflies and the other in pinks with florals.
I went out and purchased a couple of hardcover books, gave them a generous coat of white gesso to seal the covers and cover the black of the original design, and then using acrylic paint, added the bright & vibrant color.
For the blue notebook, I used a baby wipe to add on the blue paint through the Fade Horizontal Stencil to give a soft layer in the background.
The pink journal was just as easy.
I used a blending tool with the Tall Flowers Stencil to add shades of pink over the top of the painted background.
The Notebooks were then sealed with Gel Medium, wrapped in beautiful tissue paper, and posted off to the other side of the country where they are gifted this Christmas!
Thanks for stopping by and I hope you and happy, healthy, and enjoying life!
Curvy Stems Stencil designed by Terri Stegmiller