Gothic Journals

Gothic Journals

Gothic Journals

Hi all.  I’ve recently been rather obsessed with Gothic images and specifically stamps by Lynn Perrella. Stained glass and gold come together to make lovely treasure!  The outsides of the journals were cut out of medium weight black chipboard and collaged with old text and Paper Artsy Fresco Finish paints, old lace and collage medium. I used two of Eileen Hull’s dies (passport and mini album). The mini album die comes with a space to add a cut out which I utilized with a Tim Holtz mover and shaper ticket die. The “stained glass” insert is an experiment I did with a Gelli plate technique for faux gilding.  I also used my gelli plate for some of the inside pages along with rubber stamping and painting. Below are a few shots of inside pages. I didn’t really take any step out shots since I was just playing. I did take one overall shot of my table as I worked but it just shows what looks like the path of a hurricane (me) so I’ll leave that out. :)

Passport Gothic

Passport Gothic

Mini Album Gothic

Mini Album Gothic

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gothic Covers

Gothic Covers

Gothic Insides

Gothic Insides

Thanks again for visiting! I’m entering this in the Mini Album Makers Challenge for May. Head over there to see wonderful tutorials and lots of inspiration!

Heather

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2 Responses to Gothic Journals

  1. Anne R says:

    Oh wow Heather! You had me at the word ‘Gothic’ – your journals are absolutely stunning, I love the stained glass that you added to the larger journal – the blues you used for the stained glass, the inside cover and beautiful ribbon are gorgeous and so beautifully vibrant. I could go on an on! Thank you so much for sharing these beauties with us at Mini Album Makers this month! Anne x

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