Sharing an art journal page with you.
I started by applying gesso to both pages, closing the pages and pulling apart whilst still wet gives a lovely texture. I then built up the background colours with Gelatos. Using DecoArt Texture Sand Paste I stenciled with Andy Skinner "French Elements", Crafters Workshop "Mini Screen Print" and Indigoblu "Wild Butterflies". I then brushed over the paste with Indigoblu Bronze Luscious Powder which gave a lovely rusty finish. Some text stamping in the background. Finally I used Distress Crayons around the edges and a little bit of gilding flake for the "hello"