Well, if the lizards got a page, you know the cat had to have one.
I’ve decided my journal is a good place to get rid of old supplies, and use things I don’t often take out. This page started with using gel to layer on scraps from my last project, packaging, etc. Anything I had around. A layer of gesso, then I got out those very old tube acrylics that I don’t use because I don’t really like them. They were a bit thick, but I managed.
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There are lots and lots of old acrylics there, along with a little Luminaire and some other Luminarte shimmery watercolors.
Another supply I don’t bring out often is Stickles.
I used them here on the letters, and I love they way they turned out. I may be using them more often.
Oh, and a point for unexpected uses: those leaves on the edges are actually one side of a poinsettia stencil. They’re not just for Christmas anymore.
I’ve also been bringing out stamps I haven’t used.
I got this dotted butterfly in a bargain bin ages ago. I think it was 50 cents. It’s very flexible, so was perfect for this highly textured surface. Now that I’ve used it, I think it will come out again and again. Interesting tidbit: the dots on the stamp are actually negative, but the paint pool in the holes, making them positive.
It’s a lot easier to remember what you have in your stash if you actually use it once or twice!
Fabulous! I have recently discovered new ways to use some old craft supplies (almost tossed them!)