Monday, October 26, 2020

My Other Creations: Notebook using Dina Wakley's Be Willing Stamp set and Backgrounds Collage Paper

Our theme at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog this week is "Movie Inspiration."  I love the remake of The Secret Life of Walter Mitty with Ben Stiller and adorned my notebook with a quote connected to that film.  Seems to be a good concept for this crazy overwhelming time in our world, too.

I started with a piece of patterned paper (Reminiscence by Elizabeth Craft Designs) and smeared some acrylic paint onto it.  I dried it with a heat tool (cause I'm impatient like that), then I stamped some images onto it that are from Dina Wakley's Be Willing stamp set.

Next I added more paint in various colors and by using Water Soluble Oil Pastels.  I also stuck on a strip of Altenew's Positivity washi tape.

I felt like I needed more patterning in the background, so I grabbed Dina Wakley's Collage Paper Backgrounds (polka dots in this case), tore off a piece or two and glued them to my page.

I added more color, then cut a circle frame out of some scrap text paper and laid that on.  When everything looked good, I glued the components down, typed the "Rediscover Joy" sentiment on a typewriter and glued that on, too.  Then I sewed my collage onto the cover of a notebook and added a yellow rubber band to keep it securely closed.

Here are the supplies I used that you can find at Simon Says Stamp:

There are all sorts of inspiring movies out there, so we're excited to see your creations!  Upload them to the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog for your chance to win a $25 voucher to the Simon Says Stamp store.