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Create a Journal Cover with Clear Scraps~

Hi, Connie here with a journal cover using the Paint Splats Stencil and the Create: Title Strip by Clear Scraps.  You will need a composition notebook for this project, along with some paint or sprays, for color and modeling cream.



1. Secure the stencil to the front cover of the composition notebook. I used washi tape.

2. Place some Modeling Cream on the stencil and use a flat surface tool to spread the Modeling Cream over the stencil. I used a plastic card ( like an old credit card). To cover the front, this process will need to be done twice.

3. Remove stencil and let dry. A heat tool will help it along.  Soak  the stencil in water and the Modeling Cream will come right off.

4. Add color. Paint or spray with the color you like.  I used Dylusions Ink Spray, orange and green.  I splatted some on also.

5. Add some Alcohol ink to the Create: Title Strip. I used a dark blue and green.

6. For the binding of the composition notebook, I covered it with Sticky Back Canvas and splatted it with the Dylusions Spray Ink.  You could also use trim to cover the binding.


7. Finish up  by adding some embellishments.

This one is for a budding artist in the family~

Thanks for stopping by~

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Connie Mercer




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Rosann Barnes

Great gift idea ! Fun textures cheerful color combo !!


Oh my word I guess I never seen the Paint Splats Stencil it! I have all sorts of ideas going through my head. The colors and texture is wonderful on this book. Thanks for sharing Connie.

Lea Phelps

Connie, this is so pretty. I admire and envy your talent.
You know I do!

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