Monday, April 25, 2011

Art Journal

I have been doing a little playing with Art Parts & CFA again. I have had the Art Parts Covers & Tim's Book Covers Stamp set since they first came out and I could get my hands on them. Love the idea of making my own album!
Decided to make an Art Journal, I cover the Art Parts Covers with paper and stamped with Tim's Book Cover Stamp, the flower on the cover was cut with CFA & Kraftresist paper using Tim's tattered flower die cut. Love how easy the Kraftresist paper is to ink up and CFA keeps the shape so things stay the shape you want them!! I stamped Wendy's butterfly stamp on black CFA using a gold dabber for the butterfly. Tim's pen nib says journal. I covered the inside of the covers with Kraftresist paper also but haven't decided what I want to do with them yet so will post pics after they are done. I put the album together using sticky back canvas.

This page for the album you have seen in a previous post. I used Kraftresist paper & color wash.

On this page I played around with the color washes again for the background, I used lettuce, sunset orange & cranberry and stamped with Tim's Papillon stamp set. Loved how the background colors turned out! The butterflies were made with CFA & Kraftresist paper again and using Tim's butterfly die cut, inked with distress inks and a coat of rock candy stickles on them. Also used Tim's birdcage & branch die cuts.

If you haven't had a chance to play with CFA, Kraftresist paper & color washes, try it out! Lot's of fun!

Have a good one!



  1. Donna, your art journal is fantastic!!!! The cover is gorgeous and your pages so far are awesome!!!!!

  2. You know I saw those coins stamps and couldn't invision how to use certainly knew what to do with the progress on your journal!

  3. Donna - just came over from the ATT group! This is a great project! I've been wondering how to use CFA and just got some in the mail on Saturday. Can't wait to try it out! Beautiful journal

  4. Oooo, Donna, this is AWESOME! I love everything about it!

  5. Fabulous journal! Love all the details.

  6. Your art journal is beautiful, I love it.