Monday 2 November 2020

Art by Marlene Journal

Hello, today I have a little art journal to share (there is a full flip through over on my YouTube channel here). A few weeks ago I treated myself to some Art by Marlene products from Dizzy Birds Crafts. And I have to say I am loving my new crafty stash. 

I have dies that cut out the journal cover and inside pages perfectly with matching decorative dies. The quirky images pop out easily from the books and you get two of each image so you don't need to save your favourite one and can use them up without a second thought! The sticky quotes match the collection, and there is so many to choose from! 

I cut my cover from black cardstock and the inside pages from mixed media paper. I did this because I wanted to have some inky fun on the backgrounds using my stencils and background stamps.

Once the backgrounds were all dry I stuck down the images and my chosen quotes. To 'blend' the images to the backgrounds I used a dark watercolour pencil and a black marker pen around the edges.

On some pages I used my white Posca pen to add some highlights and doodling. The pages are held together using some black and white twine. 

I have filmed a flip through of the journal, you can find it on my channel here.


Janette said...

Liz this is fabulous, what a great book.xx

Lee said...

Liz,you are so talented I love all the pages.So beautiful in every way.Hugs to all and Mili

Craftychris said...

Such a colourful and gorgeous book! take care and stay safe xxx

Shabneez said...

Super creation - I have my eye on this brand of journal so will have a nosy at your video. Shabneez x