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Better Things Ahead - Journal Page Tutorial

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"Better Things Ahead" Mixed Media Journal Tutorial
Step 1. Background. One side of the double page spread take  a piece of acrylic lace, then swipe through some texture paste with a palette knife for a great stenciled pattern!  On the other page, use the white backing paper from a paper napkin, crumple it and then spread over the page, glue down with matte medium, creases and all! Allow to Dry. Step 2. Add a vintage antiqued background colour. I have used #Decoartvintageeffectswash I have used all of these 3 colours in different parts of my page.  Paint on the colour, leave maybe 30 seconds, use a paper towel to remove excess paint, creating a vintage look, if you want to remove more colour , next use a baby wipe. I love this product! Step 3. Stamp the images you want to use in your collage on lunch wrap paper using an Archival Ink Pad. I am sure most have a collection of stamps that will work fro this project.  I have also used some images from Tim Holtz Botanicals Paper and so…