DIY Scavenger Hunt Journal

DIY Scavenger Hunt Journal

Posted by DecoArt on Mar 30th 2020

Materials for this journal, painted with Americana® Acrylics, are odds and ends found at home.


    • scissors
    • craft glue
    • hole punch
    • palette knife
    • fabric scraps
    • shaving cream
    • binder ring
    • embellishments
    • cardstock
    • cookie sheet


    1. Place shaving cream on the cookie sheet and smooth out with a palette knife.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Squirt out several colors of your choice onto the shaving cream; use any colors from the above list.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Press the cardstock into shaving cream.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Lift the cardstock and use a palette knife to swipe off the shaving cream, revealing the marbleized effect. Repeat this process for as many pages as you'd like for your journal. Let the pages dry.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Use a hole punch to punch five holes on the left sides of the cardstock pages.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Place the binder rings through all the pages and all five holes. Begin decorating the journal with magazine cut-outs and whatever "found objects" you have in your home.
    12. Instruction #6
    13. Try a fun cut-out window.
    14. Instruction #7
    15. You can even use a pocket from an old pair of jeans. Have fun and get creative with your scavenger hunt journal.
    16. Instruction #8
    17. Cut out strips of scrap fabric, about 3/4".
    18. Instruction #9
    19. Tie the strips of fabric to the binder rings: three per ring.
    20. Instruction #10