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On-the-go Travel Journal Tutorial by Mou Saha

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Hello there, Mou here today with an on-the-go travel journal tutorial for you using various Faber-Castell® Design Memory Craft® products along with a Clear Scraps Chipboard and Acrylic album!

You can approach an on-the-go travel journal in several ways - I sometimes approach it by creating the backgrounds in advance. This inspires me to work on the journal when I am traveling because I am not starting a blank journal which like a blank canvas can sometimes be daunting. Moreover, I have colorful pages to work on without having to carry a ton of products with me. In this case, I will be carrying just the brush tip pen from the Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Essential PITT Artist Pens BLACK set.

So, let's get started!

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Start by applying a few coats of Faber-Castell® Design Memory Craft® Textural Accent Gesso.

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Once the Gesso dries, use Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Gelatos® colors Orange Soda, Guava, Mango, and Watermelon to color the chipboard pieces. Blend the colors with water.

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Ink up a background stamp with Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Stamper's Big Brush pen colors #133 Magenta and #118 Scarlet Red from the Stamper's Big Brush 3 ct RED. Stamp randomly on the colored chipboard pieces to add some interest to the page. Remember, this is just part of the background.

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Ink up the edges of the chipboard pieces with Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Textural Accent Chalk Board Paint.

Use stencils from the Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft 102 Stencils Collection and Gelatos® color Red Cherry and Orange Soda to get some patterns on the pages.

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Add some more colors to your pages with Gelatos® colors Snow Cone and Lemon.

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Create a cover art for your on-the-go journal. I sketched the buoys with pencil and colored them in with Gelatos® colors, Stamper's Big Brush Pens and Gesso. You can stamp, attach an image or even leave space for photos you'll take on your travel.

TIP: If you feel that a journal or an album does not have enough pages for your entire trip, you can ADD pages!

I traced the chipboard pieces on cardstock, cut them out with scissors and punched holes to fit.

I hope you enjoyed today's tutorial and are inspired to take a journal with you on your travels!

Supplies:

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Gelatos® colors: Orange SodaCherry, Guava, Lemon, Mango, Snow Cone, Watermelon

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Stamper's Big Brush pens: #133 Magenta & #118 Scarlet Red (3 Ct RED set)

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Textural Accents: Gesso, Chalk Board Paint

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft 102 Stencils Collection

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Essential PITT Artist Pens BLACK

Clear Scraps Mixable Gracey 5.5" x 8.0" Album

Others: cardstock, scissors, hole punch, o-rings, stamp, paint brushes

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Jean Marmo

I adore this cover! Would be perfect for our cottage!

shamav

Love your work!

Pam D

Another beautiful creation by the talented Mou!! Great travel book!

Tamera Broadaway

Great Idea!! Thanks for sharing!

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