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Hearts and Doodles by Sandra Botham

Hearts and Doodles by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com I love to create things just because and this is one of those projects. This project can however be made into a card if you wished.

Hearts and Doodles by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

Step 1: Gather together, all 4 tags, paints and blending tools.

Hearts and Doodles by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

Step 2: Using the Postbox Red cover areas of your tag with the blending too. Then add the Bubblegum Pink to areas left. Keep going over in turn until you are happy with the depth of colour and the blend.

Hearts and Doodles by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

Step 3: Taking a brayer and the same 2 coloured paints cover your washi tape with the paint.

Hearts and Doodles by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

Step 4: Attach them together both front and back with the Journaling tape. Fold in concertina style.

Hearts and Doodles by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

Step 5: Using a pencil and the Dylusions Journal Block, create a border going all the way around your tags.

Hearts and Doodles by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

Step 6: Using Dylusions Black Marble Paint, colour in the border. Leave to once side to full dry.

Hearts and Doodles by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

Step 7: Stamp out the images you want and cut them out. Colour your images using Ink Spray filled waterbrushes.

Hearts and Doodles by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

Step 8: Taking the small Hearts Dylusions stencil and White Dylusions Paint Pen, go around the outside black border adding the hearts.

Hearts and Doodles by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

Step 9: Using the Dylusions Black Marble Paint Pen doodle dashes around the inside of the border.

Hearts and Doodles by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

Step 10: Using the Ranger Glue Stick, adhere your images where you would like them.

Hearts and Doodles by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

Step 11: Using the Bubblegum Pink area of the Dylusions Mixed Media Ink Palette and a small Dylusions heart from the Lovestruck Lucy stamp set, add a few random hearts in the background. Also stamp out some of the small hearts onto card with the black section, to add to your piece using your glue.

Hearts and Doodles by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

Sandra Botham

My name is Sandra Botham and I am from Yorkshire, England, where I live with my Husband and 2 children. I am a coffee addicted, book loving, Art Journaler. Where my art is concerned I do not mind trying anything but I totally love the Dylusions range by Dyan Reaveley. I love to art journal, doodle, colour and create photo books too. I started my art journal journey taking classes at Dyan’s studio – Art From The Heart – in Harrogate, England. I am now totally honoured to be a tutor at this studio where I regularly teach workshops.

My Blog:  http://redkittybcreates.blogspot.co.uk/
My Facebook :  https://www.facebook.com/Sandra-Botham-Red-Kitty-B-Creates-204709782932926/
My Instagram :  https://www.instagram.com/redkittybcreates/?hl=en
I also run a Dylusions Facebook Challenge page with the backing of Dyan:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/708335769240903/

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Winter Wonderland Journal Page by Miranda van den Bosch

Winter Wonderland Journal Page by Miranda van den Bosch | www.rangerink.com

Step 1: I have made a spread in my large Dylusions journal. I started with creating the background using the Dylusions Paints. The theme of my spread will be Winter Wonderland, so I choose some cool colours like London Blue, Calypso Teal, After Midnight, Crushed Grape and White Linen. Add the paints to the page using a Mini Ink Blending Tool.

Winter Wonderland Journal Page by Miranda van den Bosch | www.rangerink.com

Step 2: After applying the paints, I start blending them together by adding some more paint, going back and forth to the colours that are next to each other.

Winter Wonderland Journal Page by Miranda van den Bosch | www.rangerink.com

Step 3: After the first layer is finished I’ll start on the second layer. I pick out some nice Dylusions stencils from my stash and the cute stencil from the new “Dear Santa” stamp and stencil set.
Just take some of the colours you have used before for layer 1 and apply a little through the stencil using the Mini Ink Blending Tool. Just use the paint that is still on the Blending Tool (that will be quite enough), if you use too much paint it will smudge your page.

Winter Wonderland Journal Page by Miranda van den Bosch | www.rangerink.com

Step 4: After using the stars and the fresh dots stencils, the page will look like this.

Winter Wonderland Journal Page by Miranda van den Bosch | www.rangerink.com

Step 5: At this stage I decided to add some stamps. I used the holly background stamp from the “Holly Days” stamp set and the snowflake stamps from the “ Dear Santa” stamp and stencil set. I stamped with Calypso Teal from the Mixed Media Archival Ink Palette and the Glacier White Ranger Pigment Ink. Choose the same colours as the paints you’ve used before, because if you add a new colour (beside white or black) it will draw too much attention. White and black work differently, they will make the colours pop.

Winter Wonderland Journal Page by Miranda van den Bosch | www.rangerink.com

Step 6: For decorating my pages I used a variety of stamps: Dear Santa stamp and stencil set, Puddy Cats, Holly Days, Always and Oh Deer! I stamped all the images on smooth watercolour paper using the Jet Black Archival Ink.

I have coloured all images with Waterbrushes filled with Dylusions Ink Sprays and coloured pencils.

With a ruler and the Dylusions Black Marble Paint Pen I drew a few lines so the bulbs hang down from the trees.

Winter Wonderland Journal Page by Miranda van den Bosch | www.rangerink.com

Step 7: The journal block is one of my favorite items to use (what would I do without it?). So this time I used it to make a few guidelines for my quote (which I found on the internet).

Winter Wonderland Journal Page by Miranda van den Bosch | www.rangerink.com

Step 8: I wrote a few basic letters first and start filling them to make them look bolder. I’ve used the Dylusions Paint Pens for my lettering. The Dylusions Paint Pens are another favorite item to use.

Winter Wonderland Journal Page by Miranda van den Bosch | www.rangerink.com

Step 9: Glue down all the images to your page with the Ranger Collage Glue Stick and my page is finished.

Winter Wonderland Journal Page by Miranda van den Bosch | www.rangerink.com

Miranda van den Bosch

My name is Miranda van den Bosch and I live in Ridderkerk, which is a small town in the Netherlands. I have been painting and drawing since I was 4. I mainly painted portraits and animals. In 2010 I discovered art journaling and the fabulous world of Dyan Reaveley’s Dylusions and I got hooked ever since. I love the many possibilities you have with the stamp sets. You can create new images over and over again by combining new sets with older sets…..and the colours of the inks and paints aren’t they just dylucilious???

My Blog:  http://mirandascardcreations.blogspot.nl/
My Facebook :  https://www.facebook.com/miranda.vandenbosch.94
My Instagram :  https://www.instagram.com/macbo27/
Pinterest:  https://nl.pinterest.com/mirandav/

Holiday Welcome Sign by Tracy Scott

Holiday Welcome Sign by Tracy Scott
Hey there, 
My name is Tracy Scott and I’m a mixed media artist from East London in the UK and I’m here today with a ‘Holiday’ themed tutorial using Dyan’s most fabulous Dylusions Paints and products…. 
Holiday preparations are well and truly underway in our house, present shopping and wrapping is happening as we speak and plans for all the lovely home cooked goodies we will be having this season to share with family and friends. 

For my tutorial today I wanted to show you how easy it is to paint your own holiday welcome sign (Dyan Style of course !!!) for when all of those guests come to visit !! 

Holiday Welcome Sign by Tracy Scott
Step 1: I chose an 11×9 wood panel for my substrate but you could easily adapt this to use one of Dina’s fabulous mixed media boards (it wouldn’t be quite so heavy to hang !!) I coated the whole board with gesso and then using a mix of Dylusions paint, I used Fresh Lime, White, Vibrant Turquoise and Dirty Martini, I spread these randomly over the board with my fingers blending the colours together as I went. 
Holiday Welcome Sign by Tracy Scott
Step 2: I force dried with a Heat it Tool allowing the paint to blister and bubble slightly to add a little texture to my piece (I didn’t want too much texture as this would be harder to paint over later) 
Holiday Welcome Sign by Tracy Scott
Step 3: My favourite colour combination at the moment is Dylusions Pomegranate, Cherry Pie and Bubblegum Pink, they are just so totally rich when used together on a project and when used against the greens in this background it is just stunning !!! 
Holiday Welcome Sign by Tracy Scott
Step 4: Starting with the Pomegranate first I used my fingers to paint this on in a circle on my board, layering the Cherry Pie on top and then the Bubblegum Pink on top of that, allowing the colours to slightly blend together as they are applied, thinking about where the light and shadow will fall and which direction the light is coming from I finally added white for a highlight. 
Holiday Welcome Sign by Tracy Scott
Step 5: I repeated this process in several places over my board paying attention to the ‘light source’ to add shadow and highlights with the paints. (I partially overpainted one of the circles so that it appeared to be tucked into the background to add some more depth) 
light is coming from I finally added white for a highlight. 
Holiday Welcome Sign by Tracy Scott
Step 6: Using a mix of the green and blues paints again I added some shadows to my board using the same ‘light source’ as used for the circles. 
Holiday Welcome Sign by Tracy Scott
Step 7: Moving on to the Black Dylusions paint and a small paint brush I painted in the top of my baubles, down the left hand side (again paying attention to my light source) and added some line details to some to give added interest. 
Holiday Welcome Sign by Tracy Scott
Step 8: Using the black and white Distress Crayons I began adding more shadow and light details both on the baubles rubbing in with my finger but also using the black underneath to add even more depth. 
Holiday Welcome Sign by Tracy Scott
Step 9: Using Dyan’s fabulous paint pens I started to add some finer details to my painting, adding the strings to my baubles so that they can hang in the tree.  
Holiday Welcome Sign by Tracy Scott
Step 10: Next I took the small Dylusions Stars Stencil and some White Linen Dylusions paint and added randomly to my background, I masked off the baubles with some washi tape and used a blending tool to get a good coverage on the white.  
Holiday Welcome Sign by Tracy Scott
Step 11: Of course you can’t have baubles without a bit of glitter and the Mercury Glass Stickles is just perfect to add a little touch of sparkle. I added randomly on the baubles and then added touches around the board.  
Holiday Welcome Sign by Tracy Scott
Step 12: Water down some White Dylusions Paint and use the Tim Holtz Splatter Brush, add randomly all over the board, force dry with a Heat Gun so that the drips bubble.  
Holiday Welcome Sign by Tracy Scott
Step 13: To frame the edge of my board I used the Black Distress Crayon and started to layer on, smudging with my fingers and building up the layers.  
Holiday Welcome Sign by Tracy Scott
To finish my project I just had to choose one of Dyan’s ‘fabulous’ quotes and I knew that this one was just perfect….a holiday welcome sign…’Dyan’ style !!! 

Thank you for stopping by today. I’ve had an absolute blast creating this project and know that you will too. Give it a go and have a very happy holiday xx 
Holiday Welcome Sign by Tracy Scott

Tracy ScottMy name is Tracy Scott and when not at the day job as a finance officer in East London UK I love nothing better than getting inky and painty. Colour is my passion and as long as it’s completely bright and over the top then I’m all over it. The brighter the colours the more I love it…nothing dull and brown for this girl I’m afraid !! I am passionate about art journalling and mixed media and love to share my knowledge with all like minded arty friends!
Find me at my blog: www.heartistry@studio7.blogspot.com
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/myjournallingjourney
Instagram: www.instagram.com/Tr4cy1973 

Winter Wishes by Sandra Botham

Winter Wishes by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com When it comes to Christmas I am quite traditional in my colour scheme. I tend to go with Red and Green most of the time and that is what I have done with this journal page.

Winter Wishes by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

Step 1: Gather together your journal page, paints and brayer.

Winter Wishes by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

Step 2: Taking your Postbox Red Paint and apply a small amount to your craft mat with a spatula and run your brayer over the paint to cover your brayer. Then brayer over your page. Do not worry if there is white showing it does not matter, in fact it is best if there is some. Repeat the above instructions but with the Cutgrass paint. (You do not need as much green paint as the red.)

Winter Wishes by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

Step 3: Using the Journal Block and a pencil create a border all the way around your page. The depth of the border is up to you.

Winter Wishes by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

Step 4: Using the Holly border stamp from Christmas Borders set; add some holly coming down from the top of the page. I used Archival ink in Jet Black for this.

Winter Wishes by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

Step 5: Using Dylusions Black Marble Paint, paint the border in that you created earlier. Now leave your page to one side to dry thoroughly.

Winter Wishes by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

Step 6: Stamp, cut out and colour your images. I used: Ruby Rainbow – Body and legs. Christmas Accessories – Santa hat. Holly days – Hair. Escape – Head and bowtie. Puddy Cats – Cat. One Two Tree – Swing base. Dear Santa – Robin and presents.

Winter Wishes by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

Step 7: Using your Dylusions inks in a waterbrush, colour the holly leaves and berries at the top of the page. I used the same coloured inks as paints I used. (Postbox Red and Cut Grass)

Winter Wishes by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

Step 8: Create your swing – Sit your strip across the page where you would like it. Once happy with where it is to go, stick it down. Create the chain part with a Dylusions black paint pen. (It’s up to you what type of doodle you do).

Winter Wishes by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

Step 9: To create the crossed legs for the swing, cut the legs from your character and cross them over each other and stick down. Stick down all your other stamped images.

Winter Wishes by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

Step 10: Using the white Dylusions paint pen add some white pen work around the black border.

Winter Wishes by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

Step 11: Using the black Dylusions paint pen add a sentiment or saying to your page.

Winter Wishes by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

Step 12: Add a touch of Glossy Accents to the holly berries.

Winter Wishes by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

Sandra Botham

My name is Sandra Botham and I am from Yorkshire, England, where I live with my Husband and 2 children. I am a coffee addicted, book loving, Art Journaler. Where my art is concerned I do not mind trying anything but I totally love the Dylusions range by Dyan Reaveley. I love to art journal, doodle, colour and create photo books too. I started my art journal journey taking classes at Dyan’s studio – Art From The Heart – in Harrogate, England. I am now totally honoured to be a tutor at this studio where I regularly teach workshops.

My Blog:  http://redkittybcreates.blogspot.co.uk/
My Facebook :  https://www.facebook.com/Sandra-Botham-Red-Kitty-B-Creates-204709782932926/
My Instagram :  https://www.instagram.com/redkittybcreates/?hl=en
I also run a Dylusions Facebook Challenge page with the backing of Dyan:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/708335769240903/

Fall Foldable by Jade Sutton

Fall Foldable by Jade Sutton | www.rangerink.com
Fall Foldable by Jade Sutton | www.rangerink.com

Today I want to share with you a Fun Fall Foldable. I hope you’ll create this foldable with me!

 Fall Foldable by Jade Sutton | www.rangerink.com

Step 1: Cut 2 pieces of Ranger Mixed Media cardstock with a paper trimmer using the following measurements:
1″ X 9″- (Band)
4 1/4″ X 11″-(Foldable)
2 3/4″ X 8″- (Inserts)

 Fall Foldable by Jade Sutton | www.rangerink.com

Step 2: Using a Score Buddy, score each cut piece from step one with the following measurements:
Band
Score 1 1/2″ and 4 3/4″
Foldable
Score 1 1/2″, 4 3/4″, and 7 3/4″ (Or measure 3 1/4″ from the last score line if you have the small Score Buddy)
Inserts
Score all 3 pieces at 4″

Then fold each piece.

Let’s start with the BAND first.

 Fall Foldable by Jade Sutton | www.rangerink.com

Step 3: Spray the band on both sides with Dylusions Lemon Zest, Squeezed Orange, and Cherry Pie sprays. Dry with a Heat it Tool.

Stamp the cat from the Dylusions “Bits and Bats” stamp set using a Dylusions Journaling and Ranger Black Archival Ink. Cut out with Tim Holtz scissors.

Select some Fall-colored paper and cut a variety of leaves from Tim Holtz Autumn Gatherings Sizzlit using a Die Cutting Machine.

Glue Band together. Glue leaves from Autumn Gatherings Sizzlit and the cat to the band with Glossy Accents. The band is completed.

Now let’s work on the FOLDABLE.
 Fall Foldable by Jade Sutton | www.rangerink.com

Step 4: Spray one side of the foldable with Dylusions Lemon Zest and Pure Sunshine sprays. Dry with a Heat Tool.

 Fall Foldable by Jade Sutton | www.rangerink.com

Step 5: On the other side of the foldable add random marks using Black Gesso and a palette knife. Make some marks thicker than others. Set aside to dry.

 Fall Foldable by Jade Sutton | www.rangerink.com

Step 6: Once the Black Gesso is dry on the foldable, use your finger and cover the Black Gesso with White gesso. Before the White Gesso dries wipe some of it off with a baby wipe to show a little of the Black Gesso underneath. Using the White Gesso will allow the Dylusions paint to be more vibrant.

 Fall Foldable by Jade Sutton | www.rangerink.com

Step 7: With your finger add Dylusions Lemon Zest, Squeezed Orange and Melted Chocolate paint over the Gesso on the foldable. Before the paint dries wipe a little off to show the Gesso underneath. Set aside the foldable to dry.

 Fall Foldable by Jade Sutton | www.rangerink.com

Step 8: After the foldable is dry. Close the foldable. On the front stamp the cobweb from the Dylusions “Bits and Bats” stamp set using Jet Black Archival Ink.

Let’s put the INSERTS together.

 Fall Foldable by Jade Sutton | www.rangerink.com

Step 9: Spray the inside of all 3 inserts with Dylusions Lemon Zest and Pure Sunshine sprays. Dry with a Heat Tool.

 Fall Foldable by Jade Sutton | www.rangerink.com

Step 10: Spray the outside of one of the inserts with Dylusions Lemon Zest, Pure Sunshine, and Squeezed Orange sprays. Dry with a Heat Tool.

 Fall Foldable by Jade Sutton | www.rangerink.com

Step 11: Spray the outside of the remaining 2 inserts with Dylusions Lemon Zest, Pure Sunshine, Squeezed Orange, and Tangerine Dream sprays. Dry.

 Fall Foldable by Jade Sutton | www.rangerink.com

Step 12: Lay the inserts on your Craft Sheet so that the dark orange inserts are on the top and the bottom and they open from the right. Lay the light orange insert in the middle so that it opens from the left.

 Fall Foldable by Jade Sutton | www.rangerink.com

Step 13: Stamp FALL on the light orange insert that’s in the middle using Dylusions “Dy’s Alphabet” stamp set and stamp the spider from the Dylusions “Bits and Bats” stamp set using Jet Black Archival Ink.

 Fall Foldable by Jade Sutton | www.rangerink.com

Step 14: On the other two dark orange inserts, stamp the solid leaves from the Dylusions “Doodle Parts” stamp set and the cobweb from Dylusions “Day of the Heads” stamp set using Black Archival Ink. Set aside.

 Fall Foldable by Jade Sutton | www.rangerink.com

Step 15: Spray Dylusions Cherry Pie, Pomegranate Seed, Pure Sunshine, and Postbox Red sprays on the third piece of Ranger’s Mixed Media cardstock. Let the puddles dry to create texture.

 Fall Foldable by Jade Sutton | www.rangerink.com

Step 16: Apply Dylusions Black Marble paint with a Mini Ink Blending Tool with Foam through the Dylusions “Cobwebs Large” stencil on the previously sprayed red Mixed Media paper.

 Fall Foldable by Jade Sutton | www.rangerink.com

Step 17: Place the Dylusions Medium Flossie mask on the red cobweb paper and choose where you want to trace and cut Flossie out.

 Fall Foldable by Jade Sutton | www.rangerink.com

Step 18: Cover the inside flap of the inserts with scrap paper or sticky notes and spray Dylusions Lemon Zest and Pure Sunshine sprays through the Dylusions”Alphabet Border Large” stencil.

 Fall Foldable by Jade Sutton | www.rangerink.com

Step 19: Inside the inserts, stamp the cracked wall stamps from the Dylusions “This Old House” stamp set.

 Fall Foldable by Jade Sutton | www.rangerink.com

Step 20: Flip the inserts over on the back and tape the inserts together with painter’s tape or removable tape.

 Fall Foldable by Jade Sutton | www.rangerink.com

Step 21: Flip the inserts back over. Glue Cobweb Flossie down inside the inserts using Glossy Accents. Dry completely.

 Fall Foldable by Jade Sutton | www.rangerink.com

Step 22: Remove the Painter’s Tape or Removable tape from the back of the inserts and also remove the scrap paper from the flaps. Cut the inserts apart using a Paper Trimmer.

Now let’s put it all together.

 Fall Foldable by Jade Sutton | www.rangerink.com

Step 23: Position the inserts on the light orange side of the foldable making sure Flossie’s body lines up. Glue the inserts onto the light orange side of the foldable with Glossy Accents. The dark orange inserts are on the top and bottom and the light orange insert is in the middle. The small scored area is on the top.

Using Dylusions White Linen and Black Marble Paint Pens add highlights and accents to the foldable.

 Fall Foldable by Jade Sutton | www.rangerink.com

Step 24: Close the foldable and slide the band around it. Now your project is complete.

 Fall Foldable by Jade Sutton | www.rangerink.com

Jade SuttonHi, My name is Jade Sutton. I live in North Carolina with my wonderful husband and two beautiful feline girls. Creating art is my passion. About nine years ago a friend invited me to a scrapbooking crop. I loved creating scrapbook pages, but I wanted more. It was then I discovered the world of mixed media. Since then I have attended many mixed media classes, which have influenced and inspired my art. I enjoy creating ATCs, cards, art journaling pages, mixed media projects, and photography. You can find more of my art on my Blog: https://jadesuttonart.com/, Instagram, and Facebook.

Change of the Season Journal Pages by Miranda van den Bosch

Change of the Season Journal Pages by Miranda van den Bosch | www.rangerink.com

I love this time of year, autumns foliage, cobwebs, acorns, chestnuts, pumpkins, hot cocoa, warm jumpers and scarfs. Autumn is very inspiring and I love the colours, so for today I created a set of three journal pages with Dylusions products showing the change of the seasons.

In this little tutorial I will show you how I have created my pages.

Change of the Season Journal Pages by Miranda van den Bosch | www.rangerink.com

Step 1: Go to the middle of a signature in your journal and trace your journal block with a pencil and cut this piece off. Repeat on the other side.

Change of the Season Journal Pages by Miranda van den Bosch | www.rangerink.com

Step 2: Choose a few colours that go well together. Here I have used Pomegranate Seed, Tangerine Dream and Pure Sunshine. Use the Mini Ink Blending Tool with Foam to apply the paints to your pages. Apply all the colours to your pages.

After applying the first layer of paint, I’ll go back to add some more layers of paint to get a smooth blend on the edge of a colour until I’m satisfied with the result. This normally means that I use the Blending Tool with Pure Sunshine and blend the paint into the Tangerine Dream, then use the Blending Tool with Tangerine Dream and blend it into the Pure Sunshine.

Change of the Season Journal Pages by Miranda van den Bosch | www.rangerink.com

Step 3: Choose a few stencils and apply some of the paint (use the same background colours you already used before) through the stencil with the Mini Blending Tool.
The stencils I’ve used are Direction, Cobweb and Leaves. I know it’s hard, because there are so many fabulous Dylusions stencils to choose from, but I normally don’t use more than three to four stencils, because it gets very distracting if you use too many different stencils on just one page.

Change of the Season Journal Pages by Miranda van den Bosch | www.rangerink.com

Step 4: Use the large autumn leaf mask from the Nature Stencil Set and place this on your background. Apply some Black Marble Paint around the leaf.
Move the leaf stencil over the page and apply the Black Marble Paint around it.
Next, I used the other part of the leaf stencil from the Nature Stencil Set. I have placed the stencil on a leaf and stamped a cobweb and a spider in all the leaves, using Jet Black Archival Ink and my Journal Block. Both stamps are from the Eat, Drink and Be Scary stamp and stencil set.

Change of the Season Journal Pages by Miranda van den Bosch | www.rangerink.com

This is the finished page. It’s all about Halloween, my favorite time of the year.

Change of the Season Journal Pages by Miranda van den Bosch | www.rangerink.com

For the end of summer page I used the following stamp sets: Always, Autonomy of a Page, Passage of Time, Rose Colored Glasses and Doodle Blooms. All images are coloured with colored pencil. I did some doodling and wrote a quote using the Dylusions Paint Pens.
The paints I used are: Chopped Pesto, Lemon Zest, Dirty Martini (and a drop of Pure Sunshine) and Black Marble. The stencils used are: Flower Pop and Raindrops.

Change of the Season Journal Pages by Miranda van den Bosch | www.rangerink.com

The last page of the changing of the seasons. In the first steps I showed you how I created the background and which colours and stencils I used for this page.
Stamps: Rose Colored Glasses, I Can See Clearly, Put a Bird On It and Doodle Blooms. All images are coloured with coloured pencils.

Hope you liked my set of pages with the Dylusions products.
See you next time

Miranda

Miranda van den Bosch

My name is Miranda van den Bosch and I live in Ridderkerk, which is a small town in the Netherlands. I have been painting and drawing since I was 4. I mainly painted portraits and animals. In 2010 I discovered art journaling and the fabulous world of Dyan Reaveley’s Dylusions and I got hooked ever since. I love the many possibilities you have with the stamp sets. You can create new images over and over again by combining new sets with older sets…..and the colours of the inks and paints aren’t they just dylucilious???

My Blog:  http://mirandascardcreations.blogspot.nl/
My Facebook :  https://www.facebook.com/miranda.vandenbosch.94
My Instagram :  https://www.instagram.com/macbo27/
Pinterest:  https://nl.pinterest.com/mirandav/

Dylusions Autumn Leaves by Sandra Botham

Dylusions Autumn Leaves by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com Hi there everyone I have a canvas, Dylusions style, to share with you today. I love to create with Dylusions and I am hoping that you will join me to create this autumn style canvas.

 Dylusions Autumn Leaves by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

Step 1: Gather together your paint colours, your canvas board and 3 different sized brushes.

 Dylusions Autumn Leaves by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

 Dylusions Autumn Leaves by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

 Dylusions Autumn Leaves by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

 Dylusions Autumn Leaves by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

Step 2: Taking your lightest colour (Lemon Zest) and your largest paint brush randomly brush paint all over your canvas board. No need to totally cover it, so do not worry if you leave white patches. With your medium sized brush, paint your middle colour (Squeezed Orange) randomly over your canvas, making sure you join to some of your lightest colour.

Now take your smallest brush and add some of the darkest colour (Pomegranate Seed) to small areas of the canvas. Again joining and blending with the 2 previous colours.

Go back in and go over all the colours again to deepen the colour, starting with the lightest and working up. Where the colours meet, rub the area with your finger to blend them together better. Keep going until you are happy with your depth of colour and blend.

If you feel some of your areas are too bright you can go over them with a very small amount of White Linen paint, blending in as you go.

 Dylusions Autumn Leaves by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

Step 3: Take a small amount of Black Marble paint and add it to your craft mat. Add a spritz of water to make the paint runny, and mix together with your small brush. Flick the brush over your whole canvas in random areas.

 Dylusions Autumn Leaves by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

Step 4: Using the Branching Out stamp set and a Jet Black Archival ink pad, stamp the closed leaf stamp around the top of your canvas and a small amount down the sides.

 Dylusions Autumn Leaves by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

Step 5: Due to the nature of a canvas board the black is not a deep black and so I colour over all the leaves with a Black Dylusions paint pen. This gives a much deeper coverage and helps your background colours to stand out.

 Dylusions Autumn Leaves by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com
 Dylusions Autumn Leaves by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

Step 6: Using the black paint and a Mini Blending Tool go through the Cobwebs stencil on the bottom left of your canvas. Taking the smaller cobweb stencil from the Dylusions Halloween stamp/stencil set, repeat the step above but this time on the right hand side.

 Dylusions Autumn Leaves by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

Step 7: Add some tissue tape to the bottom right slightly up from the bottom (this is to ground your character). Using the Stabilo pencil, create some shading along the tissue tape. Simply draw a rough line and the smudge the line to blend.

 Dylusions Autumn Leaves by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

Step 8: Using the Dylusions white paint pen add any highlights you would like to do. I added highlights to the cobwebs and the leaves.

 Dylusions Autumn Leaves by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

Step 9: Taking some blank canvas use a baby wipe to add some Squeezed Orange paint in random areas.
In the same way add some Melted Chocolate paint to the areas left and blend with the orange. Leave them to dry.

 Dylusions Autumn Leaves by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

Step 10: Using the Larger leaf stamp from Around the Edge stamp set and archival ink, stamp the top 2 leaves all over your pieces of canvas.

 Dylusions Autumn Leaves by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

Step 11: Cut the leaves out, leaving a tiny border around.

 Dylusions Autumn Leaves by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

Step 12: Taking some white card, stamp out the stamps you wish to use. Cut the clock part from the head stamp.

 Dylusions Autumn Leaves by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

Step 13: Colour your images with the medium of your choice. Stick your characters down with a glue stick but leave a slight gap at the top of each head so you can tuck your leaves in.

 Dylusions Autumn Leaves by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

 Dylusions Autumn Leaves by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

Step 14: Cut half the backing from your canvas leaves. Add some canvas leaves to one head.

 Dylusions Autumn Leaves by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com
 Dylusions Autumn Leaves by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

Step 15: Then add some leaves to the other head and to the bottom right of your canvas.

 Dylusions Autumn Leaves by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

Step 16: Taking your mini blending tool with a tiny amount of Black Marble paint on, gently edge the whole of the outside of your canvas.

 Dylusions Autumn Leaves by Sandra Botham | www.rangerink.com

Step 17: Your project is finished.

Sandra Botham

My name is Sandra Botham and I am from Yorkshire, England, where I live with my Husband and 2 children. I am a coffee addicted, book loving, Art Journaler. Where my art is concerned I do not mind trying anything but I totally love the Dylusions range by Dyan Reaveley. I love to art journal, doodle, colour and create photo books too. I started my art journal journey taking classes at Dyan’s studio – Art From The Heart – in Harrogate, England. I am now totally honoured to be a tutor at this studio where I regularly teach workshops.

My Blog:  http://redkittybcreates.blogspot.co.uk/
My Facebook :  https://www.facebook.com/Sandra-Botham-Red-Kitty-B-Creates-204709782932926/
My Instagram :  https://www.instagram.com/redkittybcreates/?hl=en
I also run a Dylusions Facebook Challenge page with the backing of Dyan:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/708335769240903/

Summertime Flowers by Jade Sutton

Summertime Flowers by Jade Sutton | www.rangerink.com

Today I want to share with you a fun summertime journal page. I hope you’ll create a page with me!

Summertime Flowers by Jade Sutton | www.rangerink.com
Step 1: Gather your supplies. Stamp two pieces of copy/printer paper (or any other thin paper) with Dylusions stamps using Jet Black Archival Ink.

Step 2: Tear the two pieces of paper into collage size pieces.

Step 3: Glue the collage pieces onto one Dylusions Journal Insert Sheet with Ranger’s Gel Medium.

Step 4: Cut off the excess collage papers from the edges of the Journal Insert Sheet and apply Dylusions Fresh Lime Paint all over the page with a baby wipe.

Summertime Flowers by Jade Sutton | www.rangerink.com
Step 5: Add Dylusions Cut Grass and Vibrant Turquoise Paint around the edges of the journal page with a baby wipe. Let the page air dry or dry with a Heat Tool.

Step 6: While the journal page is drying, let’s make the flowers. Add some Ranger Texture Paste and Dylusions Postbox Red paint to the Non-Stick Craft Sheet with a Palette Knife. You will need more texture paste than paint.

Step 7: Mix the Dylusions Postbox Red Paint and Ranger Texture Paste together. Apply the texture paste to a 5 X 8 inch piece of white cardstock through the Dylusions Flower Shape Stencil. Repeat for all three flowers.

Step 8: Remove the stencil and wash the stencil immediately because the texture paste will harden on the stencil. Let the flowers air dry.

Summertime Flowers by Jade Sutton | www.rangerink.com
Step 9: After the flowers are dry, cut them out with Tim Holtz’ scissors and add the flowers’ centers with a Stabilo pencil.

Step 10: While the flowers are drying, Let’s make the vase. Spray a piece of 5 X 7 inch white cardstock with Dylusions Fresh Lime Spray. Let it dry.

Step 11: Spray your favorite colors of Dylusions Ink Sprays through the 9 X 12 Dylusions “Shattered” Stencil. I used Squeezed Orange, Vibrant Turquoise, London Blue, Cherry Pie, and Crushed Grape. Let the paper air dry or dry with a Heat Tool.

Step 12: Draw black lines where the Shattered Stencil was laying using a Black Fine Point Sharpie and Tim Holtz’s Ruler.

Summertime Flowers by Jade Sutton | www.rangerink.com
Step 13: Trace the Dylusions Keyhole Mask on the area that you like the best.

Step 14: Cut out the keyhole/vase using Tim Holtz’s scissors.

Step 15: Cut a piece of 6 X 12 inch white cardstock into two 6 X 6 inch pieces. Spray one piece of cardstock with Dylusions Squeezed Orange and Pure Sunshine Dylusions Ink Sprays, and the other with Bubblegum Pink and Cherry Pie sprays.

Step 16: Die cut the large Tim Holtz Corner Die from each piece of sprayed 6 X 6 inch paper using your Die Cutting Machine.

Summertime Flowers by Jade Sutton | www.rangerink.com
Step 17: Glue the corner pieces and vase to the background with Glossy Accents.

Step 18: Add accents to the flowers with Avocado Liquid Pearls and a Posca black pen. Then add highlights to the center of the flowers with a White Uni-ball Signo pen.

Step 19: To make the leaves, add Fresh Lime, Cut Grass, and London Blue Dylusions Paint to a piece of white cardstock with a baby wipe.

Step 20: Stamp the large leaf rubber stamp on the painted cardstock with Archival Ink. Cut out the leaves.

Summertime Flowers by Jade Sutton | www.rangerink.com

Step 21: Glue the three flowers and leaves to the journal background. Add Avocado Liquid Pearl to the stems. Now the project is complete.

Jade SuttonHi, My name is Jade Sutton. I live in North Carolina with my wonderful husband and two beautiful feline girls. Creating art is my passion. About nine years ago a friend invited me to a scrapbooking crop. I loved creating scrapbook pages, but I wanted more. It was then I discovered the world of mixed media. Since then I have attended many mixed media classes, which have influenced and inspired my art. I enjoy creating ATCs, cards, art journaling pages, mixed media projects, and photography. You can find more of my art on my Blog: https://jadesuttonart.com/, Instagram, and Facebook.

Sunshine and Daisies by Kassa Hayselsen

Sunshine and Daisies by Kassa Hayselden

Awe hi there everyone, Kassa here, eeeeeep! Excited to be back again – and as the sun is shining over here in the UK (summer is finally on the way hurray!) I thought I’d share a little of it with you all…through my ‘watercolor style’ happy art!

As I take you through this easy to follow step-by-step tutorial, I share my tips and techniques of how I emulate ‘watercolor art’ using the amazing Dylusions Acrylic paints, which are perfect for the job!!!I

Sunshine and Daisies by Kassa HayseldenStep 1: Before I start my art I do a sort of plan – not that I stick to it ever – as a rule I don’t, but today I did! Well nearly! I take some scrap paper (cut to the size I will eventually work on) and stamp the various sized daisies. I did this three or four times till I found a ‘shape/flow’ I was happy to work with. As you can see it’s no masterpiece! It’s simply ideas thrown down onto scrap paper (the more you do this the easier it becomes – trust me:-))) Tip:Archival ink is great as it won’t smudge when applying the paint and the color Hydrangea is a soft shade that is perfect for watercoloring as its soft tones sit perfectly under the softness of a translucent paint. When the black Fude ball marker doodle lines are placed over the top of it later to add shade, there’s a much needed ‘pop’ and emphasis.

Sunshine and Daisies by Kassa HayseldenStep 2: Trim the watercolor paper to 8″x 8″. Using the largest daisy from the ‘Fancy Florals’ set, stamp the first daisy off the edge of the paper. Also stamp out another daisy on scrap paper and trim out the petals – these ‘scrap paper’ petals will sit over the corresponding petals on the watercolor stamped daisy and ‘mask’ the daisy when you stamp your second image – this masking technique gives the illusion of one image sat behind another, giving a depth to your art. Remember to stamp the image you want in the foreground first.

Sunshine and Daisies by Kassa HayseldenStep 3: Then taking one of the partial petals stamps carefully ink up just one petal at a time to stamp in the gaps of the large daisy – use all the various-sized petals as it gives the daisy movement not being totally uniform.

Step 4: Now ink up another of the large daisy (I did not ink up three of the petals this time) and I stamped it next to the first daisy – remember to mask the petals again.

Step 5: I took the medium-sized daisy next and stamped then masked, once masked I added more individual petals from the partial petals stamp.

Step 6: The smaller daisy was from the ‘How Does Your Garden Grow’ set and just finished off and filled in gaps – so strange because I did an even number of flowers and not my usual odd number, but I did go for a three, two, one combo so that’s why the ‘flow’ works!

Sunshine and Daisies by Kassa HayseldenStep 7: Now I gather all the colors of paints I need as I like to work fairly fast where necessary. I take a little of each paint and mix them with a little water, thinning them down thus giving the ‘watercolor’ effect when laying them down on the paper. You will see that even watered down and translucent the paints do not lose any vibrancy at all! I use three brushes basically, one for mixing the paint, one for laying down clean water on my paper, which I use a separate clean pot of water for too, and one for painting with. I do use finer brushes to add detail at the end. Keep changing your water! Holding your brush towards the brush tip keeps your worm more precise (best for detail) but holding way further down the handle leads to a lovely loose flow…

Sunshine and Daisies by Kassa HayseldenStep 8: First I start with my lighter colors, Lemon Zest in this case. I add a little clean water with a paint brush to where I am about to add paint – the centre of the flower, then…

Step 9: …lightly dab the paint into the watered down flower centre. You will see the paint flow/bleed and spread before your eyes. If you have put too much water down and the paint is flooding into places you don’t want it to, the corner edge of kitchen roll dipped into the ‘flooded’ paint/water soaks up excess nicely. If the paint is too thick, it won’t readily flow and spread. Also, if you don’t put enough water down initially or it dries before you get to it there will be no natural color flow/bleed. (Practice on the scrap of watercolor paper you have trimmed earlier – I always practice on the paper I am about to use as every paper and paint reacts differently)

Step 10: Now quickly, whilst the yellow paint is still wet, drop a tiny amount (less is more. You can always add more) of the Squeezed Orange paint into the yellow centre (brush in more clean water with your clean brush into any areas you wish your paints to flow to. I have added a little between the petals and an odd tiny drop in the middle of the paints to keep the flow/bleed of paint going.

Step 11: I do the same, add the yellow with the rest of the flower centres and between the petals, then add deeper colors, Tangerine Dream, Post Box Red, but very little of these as these colors are so strong they will take over the gentle yellows. Just keep adding the clean water to re-wet any area you are going to work on if it’s dried before you get to it.

Sunshine and Daisies by Kassa HayseldenStep 12: If the reds have taken over – no worries before it dries add a few tiny drops of the yellow into it, and watch the color burst!

Step 13: Now it’s time to extend your background into the surrounding area, simply add the clean water to where you will add the yellow paint, I build this up bit by bit, standing back to see if the shape I’m painting looks balanced as I build the layers.

Step 14: And – exciting bit now! Whilst the background is still wet add a few splats of the light oranges, Simply load your brush with the paint and gently tap the paint into the yellow – the tiny splatters will bloom and look kool!

Step 15: The petals are painted in the same way, adding water but only a touch of the Bubblegum Pink as again being a strong color only a little is needed. Start by dabbing the pink into the inner edges of the petals and as the paint spreads out towards the outer petal edges leave some white space.

Step 16: Now the darker, shading colors are layered over the Bubblegum Pink in the inner petal edges and sometimes to an outer edge. The water will let the paint spread naturally down the petal, so do not use much of the shading paints or you’ll lose too much of the initial bright pink layer. Start with Cherry Pie, then Pomegranate, Crushed Grape, and After Midnight.

Sunshine and Daisies by Kassa HayseldenStep 17: When the petals are dry, I add a touch of water to where I will paint in Fresh Lime as a highlight color (usually in a few of the white spaces and a touch over the Bubblegum Pink) Vibrant Turquoise and After Midnight are added without thinning the paint down so it is dense and rich, which makes for a fabulous contrasting touch.

Sunshine and Daisies by Kassa HayseldenStep 18: Now it’s time to stand back and take a long look at your art, maybe with a cuppa tea so you can see everything with eyes that have rested for a while. Then maybe you may see areas that need more layers of perhaps, brighter color, shading or even highlights – just follow the above steps and layer to your hearts content, the watercolor paper will take the lush layering.

Sunshine and Daisies by Kassa HayseldenStep 19: And here is my fav bit where everything pulls together what may look flat and in need of that something you just can’t put your finger on usually happens with the doodle pen. Hold your pen loosely and doodle various sized scribbly circles, dots, dashes, lines, ‘n’ just plain old scribbles! Plus don’t forget the paint splats with the watered down White Linen and Black Marble (if I’m patient enough, I prefer to let the white splats dry before adding the black ones to stop the splats mixing) And use the end of your paintbrush to add big and little dots of the Lemon Zest paint into the big and little scribbly circles and tiny yellow dots throughout the background! Hahaha! I held myself back cos I soooo wanted to add Vibrant Turquoise splats too – but I went for the less is more option, rare for me :-))) and teehee did you notice I decided to turn my picture round!!! Hahaha 😀

Sunshine and Daisies by Kassa Hayselden
Sunshine and Daisies by Kassa Hayselden

Awe thanks so much for stopping by today, I can’t wait to see your watercolour style art using your Dylusions paints. I know you’ll looooves how the color blooms, flows and merges, ‘tis very exciting and makes me soooo happy – mwah xoxo Kassa


Kassa Hayselden

My name is Karen Hayselden (Kassa). I’m from a glorious part of England – Yorkshire, where I loooves to drink copious amounts of Yorkshire tea swaperoo’d for red wine in the evenings. I live there with my hubby, beautiful daughter Chloë and my furry gang of 3, a pug named Sammy and my 2 large breed boisterous Leonbergers, Leo and Ruby…..lol Ruby the Leonberger often likes to get involved with ‘our’ art, tis her big nose she manages to shove into most projects, and more often than not her swishy tail is covered with gesso, paints and glitters! oozing colorful girliness! When it comes to art, I’ll give anything a go but my real love is mixed media filled with tiny detail….details that take me into my own little world and imagination – a happy place to be…..creating what I call my ‘Happy Art’……oh not forgetting coloring in, sooooo relaxing! And oh, doodles have to be in there too! – Sharing with lovely friends has to be the best part! How lucky am I – I only live 15 minutes away from the home of Dyan Reavely – Art from the Heart – and how exciting I’m teaching regular monthly workshops there – you can guess what we get up to…………we have Fun! Fun! Fun! with amazing Ranger Ink Lush Stash eeeeek! Up to our elbows and knee deep in it – YeY!!!!
My Blog:  http://kassadh.blogspot.co.uk
My Facebook :  https://www.facebook.com/kassa.hayselden
My Instagram :  https://www.instagram.com/karen.hayselden/
My Pinterest:  https://uk.pinterest.com/kxoxoh/

Remarkable Woman Journal Spread by Denise Lush

Remarkable Woman Journal Spread by Denise Lush

Remarkable Woman Journal Spread by Denise LushStep 1:
Hi everybody! For this layout I wanted my page to be a little different. I wanted to add some interest to the edge of my page, a decorative edge. I took my ruler and lightly drew a line where I wanted my page shortened.

Remarkable Woman Journal Spread by Denise LushStep 2:
I chose a stamp from Dyan’s Dylusion stamp set “Further Around the Edge”. I am stamping this along the penciled line I drew.

Remarkable Woman Journal Spread by Denise LushStep 3:
Now here’s the part that’s just a tiny bit hard. Cutting along the scalloped border. This requires a little patience, at least for me it did. I found it easier to just cut above the stamped image first.

Remarkable Woman Journal Spread by Denise LushStep 4:
It would be a lot easier to cut if it wasn’t in a book. But cutting along the edge has made it more manageable. It is difficult but in the end so worth the hassle. I love that edge.

Remarkable Woman Journal Spread by Denise LushStep 5:
I love layers in art journaling. One great and easy way to add layers to your art journaling is by using Tim Holtz’ tissue wrap. To do this I just use Ranger Multi Medium in a Matte finish, applied with a brush.

Remarkable Woman Journal Spread by Denise LushStep 6:
I always protect the pages underneath by placing deli or wax paper under the pages I am currently working on. Then I am ready to bring on the color. I covered the entire background in Dylusions paint colors Bubblegum Pink and Crushed Grape using the Ranger Ink Blending Tool with the Foam applicator.

Remarkable Woman Journal Spread by Denise LushStep 7:
With the Ranger Ink Blending Tool and Foam applicator I added more layers with paint, spray and stencils. I used Bubblegum Pink paint with the Floral Medley stencil; Cherry Pie paint with the Circles stencil and Crushed Grape Dylusions Ink Spray with the Arrows stencil.

Remarkable Woman Journal Spread by Denise LushStep 8:
The nice edge that was created in the beginning has become faded from the layers of paint and ink sprays. So I decided to retrace the lines with the Dylusions Paint Pens.

Remarkable Woman Journal Spread by Denise LushStep 9:
I am taking another stamp from “Further Around the Edge” to go along the top and bottom of the two- page spread. When I reach the spine I take the stamp off the block to make it easier to get it stamped in the crease of the pages.

Remarkable Woman Journal Spread by Denise LushStep 10:
I chose a different stamp from “Inbetweenies” to go along the right side of the spread. I stamped this one twice, turning it around for the second line so it had a slightly different look.

Remarkable Woman Journal Spread by Denise LushStep 11:
Took yet another border stamp from Further Around the Edge and stamped it along the top, underneath the first stamped border. Then I took my black and white Dylusions Paint Pens to fill in some areas and doodle along the borders.

Remarkable Woman Journal Spread by Denise LushStep 12:
I was dying to try the Tim Holtz Distress Crayons so I grabbed Festive Berries from Set #2 and rubbed it onto the outer edge of the circles I stenciled with the Cherry Pie paint, and made some larger circles as well. OH MY! I think these babies are going to be lots of fun. They look so beautiful with the Dylusions paints!!!

Remarkable Woman Journal Spread by Denise LushStep 13:
I stamped the upper part of the body from “These Boots Are Made” on the piece of paper that was cut away when creating our edged border. I will paint this stamped image with Crushed Grape, Postbox Red and Bubblegum Pink Dylusions Paints. I also stamped the head from ‘The Eyes Have It’ and used the following paint colors for this image: Crushed Grape, After Midnight, Calypso Teal, Postbox Red, Lemon Zest and Bubblegum Pink.

Remarkable Woman Journal Spread by Denise LushStep 14:
I took a sheet of paper that I had torn out of my Dylusions journal and painted it with White Linen Dylusions Paint. I dried it with my Ranger Heat It Craft Tool and applied a 2nd layer of White Linen paint.

Remarkable Woman Journal Spread by Denise LushStep 15:
Next I stamped some images from Doodle Parts in Jet Black Ranger Archival Ink; some waves/swirls from Doodle Delight and a skull from Pin Up Queen. I felt my page needed more black and white imagery within the focus/image of the spread.

Remarkable Woman Journal Spread by Denise LushStep 16:
I wanted a little black and white in my background as well. I spread some White Linen Dylusions paint on my Craft Sheet so I could use it to stamp images from the ‘Basic Backgrounds’ stamp set. Once finished I used a baby wipe to clean the paint off my stamp right away.

Remarkable Woman Journal Spread by Denise LushStep 17:
I did the same thing with some Black Marble Dylusions paint on my Craft Sheet using the letter jumbles stamp from the Basic Backgrounds stamp set.

Remarkable Woman Journal Spread by Denise LushStep 18:
Once I laid the images out on my spread, (although I had wanted the head dressing to be mainly black and white) I felt it needed just a little pop of color. So I added some Bubbblegum Pink to the flourishes and Crushed Grape to the waves.
Remarkable Woman Journal Spread by Denise Lush

Remarkable Woman Journal Spread by Denise LushStep 19:
To attach the cut out stamped images to the head of the woman I put a bit of Matte Multi Medium just on the base of each piece. That way it’s free and raised up off the page creating dimension.

Remarkable Woman Journal Spread by Denise LushStep 20:
I picked a quote and wrote it out with a small paint brush and Black Marble Dylusions paint. I then used the white Dylusions Paint pen and traced over it. It reads ‘Be the kind of woman that when your feet hit the floor each morning the Devil says “Oh Crap She’s Up”’

Remarkable Woman Journal Spread by Denise LushStep 21:
Added a little Bubblegum Pink to the skull as well and adhered it to the page with Matte Multi Medium.

Remarkable Woman Journal Spread by Denise LushStep 22:
I decided it needed a little something else so I stamped a hand from Dependable Dotty.

Remarkable Woman Journal Spread by Denise LushStep 23:
And there you have it, the layout is complete! I hope you enjoyed this tutorial and give it a try yourself!!!

Denise LushHi, my name is Denise Lush and I live in Ontario, Canada with my husband, 2 kids, 3 cats and 1 dog. It’s a full house but a happy and fun one! In the basement of this full house is my happy place where I get to play. I always say I need to live a hundred lifetimes in order to do all the things I want to try. So many artistic areas that I want to explore. But for now I mainly scrapbook, draw, zentangle, and paint. Art journaling/mixed media has become my absolute favourite creative outlet. I just love playing with new art supplies and Dyan Reaveley’s products have quickly become my new obsession.  Check out more of Denise’s work on her Instagram: @deniselush.