How to make a cheap journal look awesome

So, it’s the new year. And every year, I buy myself a brand new journal to write in, even if the one I have is half empty. I still always do. It’s sort of a metaphor for me, to start something new. Anyway, I realized I had forgotten to buy one! Picking an art journal is a serious thing, and it takes effort to actually pick out a journal. Usually, people have gifted me journals that I keep for these particular occasions, but this year no one thought of actually buying a writer, a tool with which to write with. Stupid, right?

Anyway, I did some hunting and I found one, but I didn’t like the cover too much. So I decided to alter it, and made a little video of it!

Here’s what it looks like:

And here’s the tutorial:


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