Hello! I'm back today with a tutorial using Darkroom Door's new foot-long Numbers border stamp.  The focal point on this page is an expression that always resonates with me:  “You have two ears and one mouth. Listen twice as much.”  I aspire to follow it.

Art journal page with Darkroom Door Numbers border stamp (Kemper)Base color

I started out spraying Dyan Reaveley's Dylusions Ink Sprays plus water on the right side of my journal.  Next, I smooshed (technical term) the dry left page into the wet right one to absorb the excess.

Art journal page with Dylusions Ink Sprays (Marjie Kemper)

Embossing Powder

I stamped the Numbers border stamp with Distress Ink and heat-embossed it with clear powder.

Art journal page with Darkroom Door Numbers border stamp (Kemper)

Stenciling

I do love stencils. Here I've added some very light mists of Dylusions through one of Michelle Ward's StencilGirl stencils.

Art journal page with Darkroom Door Numbers border stamp (Kemper)

Use Your Stash

I tore out the right side page, and cut it up into embellishments. After stamping and cutting out the letters, I added old chipboard letters and paper punches to make accents.

Art journal page with Darkroom Door Numbers border stamp (Kemper)

Now the hard part: taking the sentiment and practicing it.

Art journal page with Darkroom Door Numbers border stamp (Kemper)

I hope you enjoyed this very pink tutorial.

Listen Art journal page with Darkroom Door Numbers border stamp (Kemper)

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4 Comments

  1. Anne R on November 23, 2016 at 4:15 am

    It is very pink but it is also very beautiful, love your layering – great sentiment too! xx



  2. Kay Wallace on November 22, 2016 at 9:40 pm

    Brilliant idea! Love the outcome!



  3. Kathy C Bradley on November 22, 2016 at 12:53 pm

    Marjie,
    Beautiful page and thanks for sharing the steps. I especially like your “smooshing” technique – very cool. Happy Thanksgiving!



    • Marjie Kemper on November 22, 2016 at 7:19 pm

      Thanks, Kathy! Glad that high-tech technique called out to you. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours!