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Here is how this came together.
First, I covered the front cover with some white paint. I did not wet my brush, but instead used a dry brush with paint to just give some paint strokes. I then adhered down different lace trims, some paper strips and punched paper bits. I covered the trim with two coats of white paint as well.
Next I brought in more color using acrylic paints and mists.
I wanted to add more texture to this now. So I trimmed a thin piece of charcoal grey felt using the Easy Action Micro Tip Scissors No. 5. I adhered this onto the edge of the journal cover. Next, I added another piece of lace trim, a blue bird rub on and a sequin on the top. I mounted some rubber stamps and stamped them using black ink.
To finish off the cover, I added a big crochet flower, a blue paper flower and also a tiny felt flower. I then trimmed off the excess paper and felt hanging over on the edges and it was done!
Lace or trims