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Journal with Signatures by SHARON NETTLESHIP

Journal with Signatures by SHARON NETTLESHIP

Hi I've managed to use the last of my September main and add on kits to make this great little journal with some signature pages. I found it really hard to cut up the beautiful piece of faux leather but making it into this journal I can see it everyday.
Cut out a piece of the faux leather to measure 20cms x 12.5cms. Score at 9 and 11cms to make the spine. I then wanted to make a background for the front cover so I used some rub ons. They actually worked beautifully on the cover.
For the main image on the front cover I made up a framed piece. I inked the edges of the frame with oxide ink in Gathered Twigs. I then cut a piece of the paper from the kit to fit the frame and inked it randomly. I added a couple more pieces from the papers in the kit, and then rub ons. I took 3 flowers and added a little gold wax to each and adhered them into the left bottom corner. I then adhered them to the cover. 
I inked and added gold wax to the chipboard dream and adhered it below the frame.
Using scraps of the papers I had left I made a few signature pages to write or add pictures to. You can always use other scraps from your stash of scrapbook papers too.  To attach them to the journal I used a piece of elastic. This makes it easy to add or take away pages. 
I've really enjoyed working with the September kit. It really is beautiful. 
September kit and add on
Hope you've had a good week
Sharon x
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Sue - October 3, 2021

This is just wonderful. The green is so calming. x

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