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"Love Notes" Pink and Red Mixed Media Journal

Americana® Stencils

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"Love Notes" Pink and Red Mixed Media Journal

designed by PLA Schneider

Record your love for Valentine's Day in a journal covered in pink and red sentiment.

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Americana® Stencils

  • Distressed Alpha (12" x 12") (ASMM31)

DecoArt Media® Fluid Acrylics

  • Dark Grey Value 3 (DMFA22)
  • Primary Magenta (DMFA29)
  • Pyrrole Red (DMFA18)
  • Titanium White (DMFA39)

DecoArt Media® Specialty Products

  • Matte Medium (DMM20)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • pencil
  • 3/4" flat brush
  • #8 round brush
  • cosmetic sponge
  • scrapbook paper (light pastel colors)
  • journal


  1. Using a 3/4" flat brush, loosely paint the journal cover in Primary Magenta, Pyrrole Red, and Titanium White. (Add water for a watercolor look and do not rinse brush between colors.)
  2. Use a pencil to loosely draw a heart on scrapbook paper and tear. Use a 3/4" flat brush to adhere the heart to the journal cover with Matte Medium. (Refer to photo for placement.)
  3. Use a cosmetic sponge to stencil the words "LOVE" and "NOTES" on scrapbook paper with the Americana Distressed Alpha Stencil and Dark Grey Value 3. Tear out the words. Use a 3/4" flat brush and Matte Medium to adhere the words to the journal cover. (Refer to photo for placement.)