Dylusions It's Hip to Be Square Journal Page by Jess Peters

Throwing it back to the groovy days with this funky abstract journal page by Jess Peters! Follow along as she uses the latest Dylusions stamps, stencils, and more in this fun tutorial.

Instructions

Hello again friends! I’m back with another bright and fun journal page inspired by music from everyone’s favorite decade. Follow along with me to create a funky and abstract ode to squares using Dylusions brilliant new stamp sets!

 

Dylusions It's Hip to Be Square Journal Page by Jess Peters Step 1

Step 1: Open your Dylusions Large Ledger Journal to a lined page and use the Black Marble Paint Pen to scribble down your thoughts while avoiding the center panel.

 

Dylusions It's Hip to Be Square Journal Page by Jess Peters Step 2aDylusions It's Hip to Be Square Journal Page by Jess Peters Step 2b

Step 2: Lightly mist the page with water then spray puddles of Dylusions Ink Spray in Blue Lagoon, Funky Fuchsia, Crushed Grape, and White linen. Close the journal, re-open, and use a paper towel roll to blot excess ink off your page. 

 

Dylusions It's Hip to Be Square Journal Page by Jess Peters Step 3

Step 3: Use the Mini Ink Blending Tool to apply White Linen paint through the Small Street Map Stencil. Move the stencil around the page to create a textured background.

 

Dylusions It's Hip to Be Square Journal Page by Jess Peters Step 4

Step 4: Trace the curved edge of the Long Journal Stamp Block with the Black Paint Pen to create a border around your page. Color in the edges with Dylusions Black Marble Paint using the #6 brush.

 

Dylusions It's Hip to Be Square Journal Page by Jess Peters Step 5

Step 5: Complete your border by drawing dots around it with the White Linen Paint Pen.

 

Dylusions It's Hip to Be Square Journal Page by Jess Peters Step 6

Step 6: Tear a blank sheet out of your journal. Paint stripes on the paper with Tropical Sangria, Vibrant Turquoise, and Periwinkle using a ¾ brush.

 

Dylusions It's Hip to Be Square Journal Page by Jess Peters Step 7

Step 7: Using stamps from the Get Your Rocks On set and Dylusions Archival Inks in Bubblegum Pink, Vibrant Turquoise, and London Blue, stamp your painted paper as shown.

 

Dylusions It's Hip to Be Square Journal Page by Jess Peters Step 8

Step 8: Using the squares and lines stamps from the Funny Bunny set, stamp squares of all sizes onto your page in Black Marble Archival Ink.

 

Dylusions It's Hip to Be Square Journal Page by Jess Peters Step 9

Step 9: Cut out all the squares. Arrange their layout and glue them on using Dylusions Mini Glue Stick. (You don’t have to use all of the squares.)

 

Dylusions It's Hip to Be Square Journal Page by Jess Peters Step 10

Step 10: Write out the song lyrics “It’s hip to be square” with the Black Paint Pen. Add dot detailing to the letters and squares with the White Paint Pen.

 

Dylusions It's Hip to Be Square Journal Page by Jess Peters Step 11aDylusions It's Hip to Be Square Journal Page by Jess Peters Step 11b

Step 11: Lastly, add a touch of sparkle to a few random squares with Dylusions Stickles in Stardust. Your journal page is complete!

 

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