Dream & Believe Journal

I just fell in love with this Artsy project that I discovered on A Mermaid’s Crafts Blog. I would like to send out a big thank you to Lisa for sharing her unique design with us today. I highly recommend stopping by  A Mermaid’s Crafts Blog, I predict you too will soon be hooked.

Dream Believe Journal

The paper was misted with water and then spritzed with Vibrant Turquoise and Calypso Teal. A Crafter’s Workshop Numbers stencil was placed over the paper and spritzed with London Blue. More London Blue was sprayed along the bottom, and Dirty Martini was spritzed along the top. A Dylusions Number Jumble stencil was then placed over the paper and misted with water for a ghosting effect. The numbers stamp from the Dylusions Basic Backgrounds set was randomly stamped with Tim Holtz Weathered Wood Distress Ink. The border along the top is from the Dylusions Further Around the Block stamp set. It was stamped with black Ranger Archival Ink and colored in with a white Sakura Gelly Roll pen as was the checkered floor stamp from Beeswax Rubber Stamps. A mask was placed over the floor and then the vines were stamped around it. The long vines with numbers are from the Dylusions Around the Block stamp set, and the solid ones along the bottom are from the Doodle Parts set. They were colored in with Tim Holtz water brushes filled with Cherry Pie, Postbox Red, Lemon Zest, Pure Sunshine and Squeezed Orange Dylusions sprays.

Dependable Dotty was stamped with Archival Ink and then colored in with Tim Holtz Distress Markers in Spiced Marmalade, Dusty Concord, Peeled Paint, Mustard Seed, Worn Lipstick, Faded Jeans, Broken China, Barn Door, Fired Brick, Spun Sugar and Chipped Sapphire. The wings are from the Dylusions Doolally Dorris set. The bird is from the Birds on a Wire set. Dotty was outlined with a charcoal pencil to give a bit of depth. Dream and Believe are from the Word Love set, colored in with Lemon Zest and outlined with the Gelly Roll pen. The circles are from Paper Wings Productions Art Textures stamp set.

So break out your toys & have some fun with this project, be sure to make it your own.

Supplies Used


Basic Backgrounds Dylusions Stamp Set     Word Love Stamp     Doodle Parts Stamp Set Dylusions

Further Around The Edge Stamp Set Dylusions     Around The Edge Dylusions Stamp Set     Dependable Dottie Dylusions Stamp Set

Doolally Doris Dylusions Stamp Set     Birds On A Wire Dylusions  Stamp Set     1

Distress Circles Paper wings Prodections


Distress Ink Tim Holtz Stormy Sky Blue     Archival Ink Jet Black Ranger


Dylusions Ink Spray DIrty Margarita     Dylusions Ink Spray Calypso      Dylusions Ink Spray Vibrant Turquoise

Dylusions Ink Spray London Blue          Ranger 2 oz Mister BottleWater Brush Tim Holtz

Z:CustomersCrafter's Workshop (1180)LasX MODIFIED DrawingsDy     Mini Numbers Template 6x6     Ranger Glue N' Seal

Sakura Gelly Roll Pens     Tim Holtz DIstress Marker Worn Lipstick     Tim Holtz Distress Markers Tumbled Grass

Tim Holtz Distress Marker Spun Sugar     Tim Holtz Distress Marker Spiced Marmalade     Tim Holtz DIstress Marker Stormy Sky

Tim Holtz DIstress Marker Shabby Shutters     Tim Holtz DIstress Markers Peeled Paint     Tim Holtz Distress Markers Mustard Seed

Tim Holtz Distress marker Fired Brick     Tim Holtz Distress Marker Faded Jeans     Tim Holtz Distress Marker Dusty Concord

Tim Holtz Distress Marker Chipped Sapphire     Tim Holtz Distress Marker Broken China     Tim Holtz DIstress Marker Barn Door

From Your Own Stash: Paper, Charcoal pencil.

My hope is to inspire you to be fearless when it comes to your creativity, to try new things and most important to have fun!

Thanks for the visit & have a very creative day.