"Love Notes" Pink and Red Mixed Media Journal

"Love Notes" Pink and Red Mixed Media Journal

Posted by DecoArt on Aug 9th 2015

Record your love for Valentine's Day in a journal covered in pink and red sentiment.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • pencil
    • 3/4" flat brush
    • #8 round brush
    • cosmetic sponge
    • scrapbook paper
    • journal


    1. Using a 3/4" flat brush, loosely paint the journal cover in Primary Magenta, Pyrrole Red, and Titanium White. (Add water for a watercolor look and do not rinse brush between colors.)
    2. Use a pencil to loosely draw a heart on scrapbook paper and tear. Use a 3/4" flat brush to adhere the heart to the journal cover with Matte Medium. (Refer to photo for placement.)
    3. Use a cosmetic sponge to stencil the words "LOVE" and "NOTES" on scrapbook paper with the Americana Distressed Alpha Stencil and Dark Grey Value 3. Tear out the words. Use a 3/4" flat brush and Matte Medium to adhere the words to the journal cover. (Refer to photo for placement.)