Doily SIlhouette Mixed Media Journals

Doily SIlhouette Mixed Media Journals

Posted by DecoArt on Sep 17th 2019

Use old doilies to create eye-catching covers for art journals with Americana® Acrylics.


    • palette or plastic plate
    • paintbrushes
    • vinyl stencil
    • art journal


    1. Paint the entire surface of the journal cover using Bahama Blue.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Add strokes of Royal Fuchsia.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Add strokes of Sour Apple.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Add strokes of Bright Yellow. Let all paint dry completely.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Apply vinyl stencil to desired portion of book.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Continue with strokes of colors to make doily design pop.
    12. Instruction #6
    13. Remove stencil and let dry.
    14. Instruction #7
    15. Once dry add another doily stencil if desired.
    16. Instruction #8
    17. Add more strokes of paint to make the design stand out.
    18. Instruction #9
    19. Remove stencil and let all paint dry.
    20. Instruction #10
    21. Add a layer of DuraClear Matte Varnish to all painted surfaces. Let dry. Add a second coat for extra durability.
    22. Instruction #11
    23. Repeat directions for any additional books.


    Doily Stencil