Free art journal tutorial with Christmas wrapping paper scraps (Studio Time 19)

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Christmas is over and I bet there are wrapping paper scraps all over your house!

I hope you didn’t throw them all away!
Nah… I know you didn’t because just like me, you are creative and when you saw those pretty  papers with colourful patterns and glitter, you just knew something could be done with them…

Well, I have one idea, and that is to use them in as the base of your background in your art journal! It doesn’t matter if none of the styles or colours match because you can pull everything together by choosing colours from each one. So, gather all your wrapping paper scraps and watch the video below to see what I do with mine – of course, I have plenty more scraps which I kept for later use 😉

Hopefully, you will get some inspiration to give it a go and if you do, make sure you share pictures with me in the private Facebook group here.

Happy painting!


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  1. Review donc with pleasure. I will post à pictures tomorrow on Facebook.

    • mimibondi

      I really appreciate it, Thank you!!

  2. Very nice page . I received your book as a Christmas gift from my son. Was really happy. I made my first canvas Sunday, like it but…a little something bother me. I thing it’ s the use of blanck on it…well the more I will do some ,the more I will love them hey 😉 It’s so well explain, I love your book.

    • mimibondi

      Thank you so much Nathalie! I suggest you post a photo in the Facebook group: so I can have a look and you can also get feedback from everyone else 🙂 I am so glad to hear you find all my explanations clear, that’s what I was aiming for 😉 Thank you, I hope you can leave me a review on Amazon, it would really help spread the word 🙂

  3. These pages are so bright and colorful that they put a smile on my face! Very pretty pages just as they are. Thanks for the video.

    • mimibondi

      Thanks so much Sharon, it makes me smile to know they made you smile 🙂 I hope you will give this idea a go!

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