The Book Of Gratitude #1- Blue Fern Studios DT

This month I created two Blue Fern Studio projects that are very near and dear to my heart. I created them for two very special people in my life. Both these people asked me to create Gratitude Journals for them and I thought it would be great to include some Blue Fern Studio Chipboard on the front cover.
Here is the first journal I created. Come back in a few days to see the other one.

I bought this hard cover journal at the dollar store. Then, using some of the Blue Fern Garden papers I covered both front and back. To blend the paper seam to the cover’s background I used light moulding paste and a brick stencil.
I used the tree from the Descanso Garden Set, a little bird and one of the Veranda cages. I have a tutorial below describing how I created the tree. The bird was painted in silks glaze paint and the bird cage in brown fluid chalk ink.

Here is a little tutorial on how I created the chipboard tree:

Papers: Blue Fern Garden
Journal: Dollar Store
Chipboard: Blue Fern Studios
Flowers: Prima
Brick Stencil: The Crafters Workshop
Tim Holtz Distress inks
Ranger crackle accents gel
I’ve said this before but would like to say it again. I’m so very grateful to all of you coming to visit my blog!! 
Thank you so much from the bottom of my heart!!

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  • Reply Sandra April 19, 2014 at 11:52 pm

    Keren this looks really beautiful and the tree has some great texture.

  • Reply Kathy Grigas April 20, 2014 at 2:31 am

    Keren this is beautiful. What a wonderful token for someone special.

  • Reply Jaya Raghuvanshi April 20, 2014 at 7:15 am

    Wow Keren! This is outstanding! Awesome! I love the way you gave the texture to the actually looks like the bark!! I am totally amazed! Beautiful creation!

  • Reply Lizzyc April 20, 2014 at 9:55 am

    Beautiful journal cover, love the brick work and that tree is lovely!

  • Reply Ava Gavloski April 20, 2014 at 12:55 pm

    Keren, love this one!!! I need to make one of these as well… great brick work

  • Reply Aline Marengo April 20, 2014 at 3:13 pm

    This book is pretty!
    I loved it!

  • Reply Candace March 12, 2015 at 8:17 am

    Thank you for sharing your talent with us. You are exceptional at what you do. Love your work
    thank you

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