I have a special two day post on a project I did for a special friend. I had this idea brewing for a while and figured I better just do it and get it done. So why not make a special date book to keep birthdays, anniversaries and other special dates. Even with technology these days and computerized date books, I still like to have something I can write, touch and keep close by.

For the mean time lets get started on the outside and look forward to seeing the inside tomorrow.

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I started with the Junk Journal Cover 2, and after some subtle background inking with the distressed circle and square stencil. I added texture with the Distress Grid Stencil.

I made a video for you of the whole process. So you can see the step by step process.

 

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After the background work was done it was time to build up the focal point. I started the layers Β with the barbed wire boarder 4 and building up with large gears and fairy wings and to top it off with a Relic.

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I finished the binding with some more texture with the distress weave stencil and some metal to add to that grunge look of the journal.

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So make sure you come back tomorrow to see the inside of the book and all the fun that went into make it.

Supplies:

Creative Embellishments: http://creativeembellishments.com

Junk Journal Cover 2

Distress Grid Stencil

Distress Circles Stencil

Distress Square Stencil

Squares Stamp

Barbed Wire Boarder 4

Large Gears

Fairy Wings Set 3

Distress Weave Stencil