Wishes and Dragonflies

hello everyone!!

today I am here to share with you a quick little project I made as a gift for someone special using just a few items

Please note that although i have received some of the products used to create this project from some great companies, the opinions I share are solely my own.

so I started out by cutting out a journal using some paper leather. i then cut out and placed in the center a dragonfly and along the edge some gears.  next i die cut another dragonfly and laid it over the first. I then laid my stencil over top and using a palette knife applied some modeling paste. This is when i removed my top dragonfly as it was only used to cover the bottom one to protect it.  once that was totally dried I covered the whole front of my journal using black gesso.

Now my journal cover is ready to have some colour added to it…so i began by applying some metallic paint in various colours over the entire thing

and then followed that up by using some metallic waxes, varying colours with that as well. as i was totally involved and fingers covered in paint and wax i missed taking pictures but basically i just kept adding until i was happy with the colouring. as a final touch i i layered some clear dragonfly wings before adding a couple of chitchat stickers to my journal cover.

so here you have it.. some closeups of this project


and the total front cover.

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until next time my friends,

diana hetherington
Design Team Member

Supplies used:
The Crafter’s Workshop
TCW699  – Prismascope
TCW9002 – black gesso
TCW9005 – modeling paste


Eileen Hull’s journal die
Tim Holtz layered dragonfly
Tim Holtz gearhead

Art Alchemy metallic paints
Art Alchemy Antique Brilliance various colours

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