Monday, June 30, 2014

July Stamp of the Month Blog Hop

Hi!  Welcome to the July Stamp of the Month blog hop!  If you have just come from Lala's blog, you are on the right path.  This month we are featuring a fabulous alphabet set called "Circus Alphabet."  Take a look:

If you love the look of doodling, but aren't 100% confident in your own ability to doodle letters and numbers, then this is the set for you!  Take a look at how I used this stamp set on the cover of my art journal:

I stamped the letters with black archival ink on a piece of tissue paper and colored them with Copic markers on the BACK of the tissue paper so that the black ink wouldn't smear.  The journal cover was already painted and stenciled, and I painted with white acrylic paint over the bright colors of the background where I wanted my title to go so that it would show up.  After all the paint was dry, I tore the tissue paper around the image and adhered it to my book with soft gel medium (matte).  Last I doodled and stamped all over the book.  What do you think?  Personally, I'm delighted with the way it turned out!  Leave me some love in the comments, and then hop over to Lala's blog for her SOTM creation.  Happy hopping!