Thursday, April 21, 2016

Stick to It!

The Stampendous design team is so excited to hop this week showcasing some of the new April catalog products with great products from Scrapbook Adhesives. To spot the new stuff easily, look through the What’s New section of our website or browse our print catalog online

For my project today, I've used the Donna-Salazar Designs with Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L Denim Art Journal.  Well, to be precise, I've used the cover for today.  I'll share more of it with you tomorrow.  

Bare cover, ready to decorate

Section covered with gesso

Gesso covered with paint

Teal paints added for water

Clouds painted and stenciling/pasting complete

Close-up of stenciled/pasted section

Twine added over double-sided tape

Boat added using 3D Foam Squares

Completed cover after finishing touches of additional modeling paste and paint

Here's what I used to decorate this cover:

DecoArt® Media Fluid Acrylics™ in Cobalt Teal Hue, Cobalt Turquoise Hue, Primary Cyan, Translucent White
DecoArt® Media™ Modeling Paste
DecoArt® Media™ Gesso
Copic® Markers:  C0, C1; B23, B24, B26; E42, E43, E44; R24, R27, R29
StāzOn™ Jet Black Ink Pad by Tsukineko®/Imagine Crafts®
Miscellaneous Twine

Here's the list of my teammates that are playing along today:

Lea Fritts (me)

I so appreciate your kind comments, but, to enter for the prize packages you need to visit the Stampendous blog and Scrapbook Adhesives blog and enter using the Rafflecopter widget.

We have THREE prize packages that contain one each:

PLUS a $20 Stampendous Reward Card (US and Canada Winners Only) – winners outside USA will receive a stamp, a stencil and a surprise goodie at random plus the above adhesives.
Winners will be announced Monday, April 25, 2016. Enter to win with the Rafflecopter Widget on the Stampendous and Scrapbook Adhesives blog.

Thanks so much for stopping by today.  I'll have more of my fun new art journal to share with you tomorrow so don't forget to stop by and take a look.  In the meantime, have a blessed day.



  1. That looks like a fun project to make. Thanks.

  2. WOW - your journal cover looks FABULOUS Lea!!!
    How EXCITING to work with the denim as a base, add the textures from your BEAUTIFUL sailing scene and it will be WONDERFUL to hold the cover and open the pages - LOVE IT!!!
    THANK YOU for sharing, looking forward to seeing what's inside :)
    Tracy from Austalia

  3. OMG!! This makes my soul happy! Love how you showed each step as you slowly unveiled this lovely creation!! LOVELOVELOVE!! TFS!

  4. Very relaxing looking card you designed. Wish I was on that boat.

  5. I loved watching the cover transform! Beautiful!

  6. Wow--what a fabulous project! I just love what you did!

  7. Cool looking cover.
    Great ways to use
    the stencils.
    Carla from Utah

  8. Great project ! The denim makes such a super background for your pretty scene !

  9. Love what you did with this journal! I think this would be great to give to a gal or a guy, great gift project tfs.

  10. I'm new to this type of craft. will the waves come off with normal use?

  11. Wow! Thank you for inspiration!!! This project is amazing!

  12. Those are some rough waves. I think I
    would be seasick if I was on that boat.
    It's a wonderful project - so much movement
    in the waves and the beautiful clouds.
    thanks for sharing.

  13. Yes, heaven does seem closer at the beach ! This journal cover is awesome, love the texture you created with the paste and the stencils. You know I love the sailboat :)

  14. What a great card and technique. Thanks so much for your inspiration.

  15. fabulous.. love how you made your scene..

  16. Gorgeous and fun project! Love it!!!

  17. Gorgeous cover! It makes me yearn for summer. And thank you for showing us your steps. tfs in the hop Germaine

  18. What a beautiful scene. The waves are awesome.

  19. Great piece! Love the texture in the waves!

  20. Wow! That's a beautiful project.

  21. Super cute!Love the sky & water you created!

  22. I love the added texture for the waves and clouds.

  23. Love the texture of the waves. Awesome project

  24. I love the way this turned out!


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