Good Morning all our TCW fans! Helen here with a little art journal spread using ephemera and stencil butter! I use to do a lot of scrapbooking before I started art journaling and I still like to use some pretty papers in my journals today! The design team received some pretty ephemera from 49 & Market, so I thought I would use this in my art journal spread today … along with some gorgeous turquoise Stencil Butter as well!
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- TCW9001 White Gesso
- TCW9064 Stencil Butter – Turquoise
- TCW862 Maidenhair Fern Stencil
- TCW2210 Uplifting Sentiments clear stamps
I wanted to use TCW9064 Stencil Butter in Turquoise but wanted it a bit paler to go with the paper I chose, so I mixed some TCW9001 White Gesso with a bit of TCW9064 Stencil Butter in Turquoise. It still gave a nice glimmer to the finished project! Once I was happy with the color, I used a sponge and sponged this through TCW862 Maidenhair Fern Stencil into the corner areas of my journal page.
I then took TCW2210 Uplifting Sentiments clear stamps and stamped one of the butterflies onto a piece of 110 lb. white cardstock using Versamark and heat embossed this using black embossing powder. I colorized the butterfly using some Graphik line painters and fussy cut the butterfly.
49 & Market supplied the design team with a gorgeous package of ephemera called “Vintage Artistry Shore Ephemera Stack”. I used a few of the pieces from the package to make a stack of pattered paper for my focal point. I tore the edges as shown and inked those using distress ink in Vintage Photo. I glued them together and adhered these to the right side of my spread. I added my butterfly and a few splatters of ink.
I did some stitching around the circle using some DMC floss and added a couple of x’s in the bottom corner. Adding a sentiment completes my project.
Here is my final spread!
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Thanks so much!