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Mini Matchbox Art Journal (Part I)


The other day I was looking at an empty cigarette pack when it hit me, make a few cuts and this would make the perfect matchbox mini! What a perfect way to make something disgusting into something beautiful.


 

I did not actually use the cigarette pack, but it did inspire the measurements for the matchbox I did make.


BOX MEASUREMENTS:

Watercolor Outside Piece:

5 ¾” Long Scored at 2 ½” and 3 ¼”
4 ¼” Wide Scored at ¾” and 3 ½”


Black Cardstock Drawer Piece:

4” x 4” scored at ¾” on all sides


It's called "Little Talks" because I plan to fill the mini journal with a few positive affirmations. We all have those little talks with ourselves, be it positive or negative. I want to fill it with all the positive little talks I should be having with myself on a daily basis.
 
Be sure to keep an eye out for Part II, where I add and embellish the mini art journal that goes inside the box!

Supplies Used:
Cold Press Watercolor Paper: http://amzn.to/1QqonCv
Black Cardstock: http://amzn.to/1Qqoo9r
Deli Paper: http://amzn.to/1Vf8vSA
Darice Plastic Canvas “Round”: http://amzn.to/1Vf8D4A (the link is for a smaller size circle than theone I use, but it’s all the same)
Golden Fluid Acrylic in “Hansa Yellow Medium”: http://amzn.to/1QqoA8P
Dina Wakley “Affirmations” Stencil: http://amzn.to/1PKv0uI
Americana Neon in “Sizzling Pink”: http://amzn.to/1Vf8JsS
Golden Acrylic in “Fluorescent Magenta”: http://amzn.to/1PKv7q7
Ronda Palazzari Stencil “The Story”: http://tinyurl.com/h5zeraq
Dina Wakley Stamp Set “Collaged Heart”: http://amzn.to/1QqoLkq
8” x 10” Gelli Plate: http://amzn.to/1QqoJsE
Liquitex Ink in Titanium White: http://amzn.to/1Vf8UEA
Dr. Ph Martin's India Ink in “Yellow Ochre”: http://amzn.to/1Vf8Y7j
Dr. Ph. Martin's Bombay India Ink Set of 12 (Set 2): http://amzn.to/1PKvm4z
Dina Wakley Matte Gel Medium: http://amzn.to/1REmDXm
Balck and white mini alphabets stickers: http://amzn.to/1PKvuRu (similiar but not the same as theones used in the video)
Tim Holtz Rose Resin Heirloom Roses: http://amzn.to/1Qqp3rB
 
Items Used For (most) Every Project:
Mine Moleskine Art Journal: http://amzn.to/1VRWxiG
Strathmore Visual Journal (Mixed Media Vellum): http://amzn.to/1HuVLQw
Dina Wakley Paint Brushes: http://amzn.to/1RwKc0P
Dina Wakley Gel Medium: http://amzn.to/1REmDXm
Ranger CraftMat Non-Stick Work Surface: http://amzn.to/1KNpPHf
Fabri-Tac: http://amzn.to/1KNqQ26
Black Watercolor Pencil: http://amzn.to/20tv0rx
Stabilo Marks-All Pencil: http://amzn.to/20tv2iX
Collage Pauge: http://amzn.to/1lhZcFH
Plastic Palette Knives: http://amzn.to/1MlEIm2
Darice Heating Tool: http://amzn.to/1lhZkoM
Golden Gesso: http://amzn.to/1kIAePl
Project Life Date Stamp: http://amzn.to/1kIADkw
Black Staz-On Ink Pad: http://amzn.to/1lqxO8z
Fude-Ball Pen 1.5mm: http://amzn.to/1lEejcv
 
Thanks for looking!
~Jenn
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Email is the easiest way to get a quick response from me:
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