Step 1: Carefully spread coil on the Wire Bound Journal to remove the cover.
Step 2: Cut papers from Metallic Collage kit into random sized rectangles and squares.
Step 3: Use Matte Medium to attach the collage papers to the cover. Let dry. When dry, use a 1/4″ hole punch to punch the papers from the holes to reveal the holes in the chipboard cover.
Step 4: Water down the white ultra chalk paint and brush a light application over the surface of the cover, just to unify the design and create a cohesive base.
Step 5: Create a pocket (4″ x 5 1/4″) using the PostCard die cut, Map Paper and black cardstock and attach to the front, centering on the right and bottom of the journal.
Step 6: Create a tag from the corrugated paper and lightly brush red paint over the top. Attach a quote with glue or stapler.
Step 7: Paint the wood word “memories” with red paint, when dry sand lightly.
Step 8: Add a quote over the top of memories.
Step 9: Water down some gold metallic paint and splatter over the front of the entire journal. Follow with a tiny bit of red.
Step 10: Wrap twine around the cover several times and secure with a knot. Add a tag and 2 keys.
Step 11: Re-assemble the journal using a binding machine or squeeze the coil back together with your fingers.
Step 12: Add a few tabs to the tops of the pages to create a variety of sections in the book.#25061 Art-C Travel collage Kit
#25061 Art-C Travel collage Kit
#25986 Art-C Gold Metallic Paint
#29855 Art-C White Ultra Chalk Paint
#24486 Art-C Groove Tool with Coarse Sanding Tip
#26056 Art-C Cardinal Red Ultra Chalk Paint
5.5 x 8.5 Wire Bound Journal