My first months in Finland were very productive! Apart from painting, I was also interested in experimenting with different recipes. I was writing the recipes on different notes, so eventually I would loose them all. Then I decided to buy a nice recipe book. I searched in some webpages that sell handmade but the books were either too pricey or were not what I was looking for…
So I decided to buy some materials and make myself the recipe book I had envisioned! And here it is! Follow the steps and you will have truly one of a kind recipe book!
1.Organize your work place! For this DIY you are going to need:
- acrylic paint
- brushes/different sizes
- White Sketchbook Canvas Cover Spiral
Have you noticed the Little Owl Cosette on the mug? 🙂 Click here to get your own mug!
2.Paint the covers in one color
After the paint has dried, apply a second layer of gold or silver paint. While the gold paint is still wet- start making lines with the pallet-as shown on the picture.
4.Paint your design
Always have an idea of the design you want to draw. Free your imagination and experiment with different colours,materials. I decided to draw a cupcake because the previous day I baked some really good looking cupcakes and I got really inspired and wanted to draw them 🙂
Adding a logo is not mandatory but it adds more individuality to your craft. If you are making this book as a gift for a friend, this would be a great way to sign your gift!
6. Apply a varnish
Once the paint has dried completely, apply the varnish. Leave it to dry.
TIP: If you are into scrap-booking, you can make all the pages of your book truly unique and beautiful. I used many stamps and washi tapes for my book.
Apart from recipe books I also made BABY BOOKS!
You can order your unique BOOK made by me from here.