Art Journaling with DecoArt, Post 2

Hello all,

Back today to give you the second project in the Art Journaling with DecoArt four part series.  We are building on last week’s skill set with a few new mediums and techniques.  This week is all about building layers with beautiful colors!  Instructions come to you in video form this week.  Oh Happy day!


DecoArt featured products:

  • DecoArt Dimensional Effects
  • DecoArt Americana Stencils: Gears & Spirited
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint: Cotton Candy, Zinc, Sea Glass
  • DecoArt Dazzling Metallic, Teal
  • DecoArt Dura Clear, Matte Varnish
  • DecoArt Americana Premium, White Gesso & Texture Medium

24 Original w.o overlay

Key techniques for this projects:

  • Using Dimensional Effects over a stencil
  • Using Texture Medium to create texture
  • Use Acrylic Paint in Spray format
  • Creating layers by adhere decorative napkin to background with Matte Varnish

Other Products used:

  • The Robin’s Nest Dew Drops:  Mens
  • Ranger, Archival Ink—Jet Black
  • Tim Holtz, Idea-ology—Quote Chips
  • Fiskers, Teresa Collins stamps
  • Paper Accents Chipboard Butterfly
  • Napkin with design
  • Prima paper flowers
  • Bead Landing gears
  • Tulle, Ribbon & junk jewelry pieces

I really love Art Journaling and I hope these projects are inspiring you to try it out as well!

Are you interested in a specific DecoArt product?  If so, leave me a comment and I will do my best to feature it in a future post.

Hope you have a great weekend!

Happy Day!


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