I’m not sure about you, but I’m ALWAYS on the hunt for cute, colorful notebooks. They’re one of those things that I have an obsession with… and when I see a new one, I get it. If we’re being honest, can you REALLY have too many notebooks?!
This “tutorial” is more for inspiration- so you can see just how easy it is to turn something that was once plain into something more your style… so, let’s get INSPIRED!
What you’ll need:
- Any plain notebook
- watercolor paint
- paint brushes
- lettering stencil
- one sheet of watercolor paper
- washi tape
- mod podge
The very first thing to do is to rip a piece of watercolor paper to fit the cover of your journal! Ripping it gives it the jagged edges- which is the look I was going for!
The next step involves these stencils! You can find lots of different stencils at any craft store- but this specific one came from Michaels!
All I did was cut out the letters I wanted to use- in this case, I was spelling out “you are enough”.
I decided to use watercolor paints, but feel free to use acrylic paint, markers… anything!
After you stencil out your letters, it’s time for you to get creative!!! I wanted to add a few little embellishments here and there… what you see here is a strip of fabric I ripped to size, and just mod podged on!
Here’s what I came up with!!! It was fun to just get creative with it- so I hope this has inspired you to GET CREATIVE!
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