Dylusions Bauble Spread by Megan Whisner Quinlan

Dylusions Bauble Spread by Megan Whisner Quinlan

By: Ranger |

Books & Journals | Dylusions by Dyan Reaveley

Create a whimsical, three dimensional, mixed-media journal spread in a Dylusions Creative Large Journal by using Dylusions Ink Sprays with this tutorial by Megan Whisner Quinlan.


One of the most exciting and fun ways to create beautiful backgrounds on your art journal pages is to play with the vibrant and reactive Dylusions Ink Sprays. Follow along in this tutorial to add some 3D elements to your ink-sprayed background.

Dylusions Bauble Spread Step 1

Step 1: Spray two consequtive pages in your journal with water and 2-3 colors of ink spray. Blot with paper towels.


Dylusions Bauble Spread Step 2

Step 2: Place a large Dylusions stencil over one page and spray through the design with water. Pick the wet stencil up and place wet side down on the opposite page. Blot both pages to see the resist.

Dylusions Bauble Spread Step 3

Step 3: Follow the previous steps on an extra sheet of cardstock for your bubble cut outs.

Dylusions Bauble Spread Step 4

Step 4: Stamp your focal image, quotes, and text circles onto white cardstock and cut out.

Dylusions Bauble Spread Step 5

Step 5: Cut out stenciled circles from your separate inked page. Go around edges with a Stabilo pencil and blend for depth.

Dylusions Bauble Spread Step 6

Step 6: Stamp a shape, here the star was chosen, several times in a random pattern onto a piece of cardstock. For a reference, place your cut out focal image above the printed page. Sketch out a simple skirt pattern with your Stabilo. Blend the edges and cut out.


Dylusions Bauble Spread Step 7

Step 7: Glue your focal image to her skirt and glue down to your journal page. Glue a cut out quote to a bubble cut out and place on top of your focal image with adhesive foam.

Dylusions Bauble Spread Step 8

Step 8: Find some chit chat stickers and jazz them up with markers. Add some to your bubbles.

Dylusions Bauble Spread Step 9

Step 9: Glue the stamped text circles down to your page. Finish by adding your cut out bubbles onto your page with adhesive foam to add some 3D elements to your spread.