Monday, February 2, 2015

Debris journal

Debris journal 
Debris journal 



Hi Friends

A quick post to share the debris journal made by recycling a big sturdy card board box in which I received my DCWV blog hop prize pack.......the pics are self-explanatory........Hope you will like it

The journal is constructed recycling the big cardboard box cut into 7"x7" and 6"x6" pieces. With two writers in the house, we frequently receive packages from our publishers wrapped in thick brown wrapping paper which was cut to size and recycled to attach the cardboard panels...........


Debris journal 


Debris journal 

Add adhesive and attach the brown paper carefully to the panels to ensure that the two panels open flat and all the panels align evenly.......


Debris journal 

Here are both the journals, one 7"x7" and the other 6"x6", the smaller one has a simple design on the cover page using a stencil and homemade texture paste.



Debris journal 




Debris journal 


Debris journal 

this is one of the inside deconstructed layer ready for some journalling.............


Debris journal 

attempted a leaf cut on the cover of the journal and added the removed pieces on the back cover for some texture .......a bit of gesso and vintage photo distress ink and a MDF sentiment.........
Debris journal 


Debris journal 

Updated : Used the paint pens to create some more texture and design on the front and back covers ....... 
Debris journal 


Debris journal 
 please excuse the bad pic....


Debris journal 

an inside page with some paper cut design...............


Debris journal 


This is the beginning of my Art Journal journey and I hope to share the progress with all of you soon........ you can see the first art journal page hereart journal page, Cover Page 

This was inspired by Artist Michelle Ward's post here.

Please do leave your comments. I would love to read what you say and I would love to visit your blog too !!

21 comments:

Judys Fabrications said...

Great idea with the box recycling.Looking forward to seeing what you do next.

Sathya said...

Wow...Fabulous!!! Love the whole idea!!

Tanvi Shah said...

Such clever recycling Suman!!! Love it!

Carol said...

Fabulous idea, love what you've done with the cover. Carol x

Pamellia Johnson said...

What an amazing recycle project Suman! I love the negative cutout on the cover!! So creative and brilliant! hugs :)

Shilpa Nagaonkar said...

Great idea, Suman!!

Mary Ann Potter said...

Oh, how nifty! I love working with materials like that. Your post has inspired me to do more. I am a vintage/grungy/rusty/tattered sort of artist. Delighted to have visited you today!!! Come see me on my blog when you can.

ManuK said...

Suman, have I told you before that you are simply brilliant?! I love how the leaf looks and I am looking forward to seeing how you will fill the other pages!

Hugs!

MsMad said...

great recycling project,
Barbara Bird / Gecko Galz DT
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yyam said...

Really cool-looking art journal. Fabulous use of cardboard.

Thanks for joining us at LESSology.

Lizzy Hill said...

That is absolutely SMASHING.....looooove your idea & it's such COOL journal...thanks sooo much for sharing with us at LESSology:):)!!!!

Nicie Ibarra said...

WOW, this is a wonderful idea and a beautiful journal as well!!!

Neha said...

This is fantabulous... awesome idea. That hand cut leaf is too good. Looking forward to see more...:)

Sammy said...

What a fab idea for a journal. I just love the touches of corrugated card and the colours are lovely. Thank you for entering your project at Rhedd’s Creative Spirit. Sammy-x

Rupa S said...

Suman...you stole my heart with this re cycling idea. This is just perfect for the creative soul. Very clever and that leaf cut out is superb. Glad you shared it here at Rhedd's Creative Spirit. Good Luck. Rupa(DT)

sheila 77 said...

What a marvellous idea to use these cardboard boxes which seem too good to throw away.
I love the way you have cut out the details of the leaf to show the corrugation below, that's a work of art in itself,

Zoe Sanderson said...

Brilliant I have a stack of boxes left over from moving and been wondering what to do you have inspired me. These are fantastic, thank you for sharing with us at Altered Eclectics XOXO Zoe

crafty creations said...

brilliant piece of altered work - love it

Dana Tatar {datatar} said...

Fantastic journal! I love the cut work on the cover! I've been wanting to try this technique. As always, the inspiration is much appreciated! :)

Merry said...

Oh you have had fun, such a terrific idea for recycling a box.

Scrapbook Lynne said...

What a wonderful creation from a cardboard box! Thank you for sharing your project with us over at Altered Eclectics! http://alteredeclectics.blogspot.co.uk/

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