By Patty Cox
- wax paper
Potato Putty Recipe:
1. Mix potato putty clay recipe in bowl. Roll
clay between two sheets of wax paper to about 1/8” thick.
Place square pattern over clay. Cut square from clay using
a small plastic knife. Place clay on a piece of cardboard
to sculpt. Place remaining clay in small baggie.
2. Place celtic pattern over clay square. Draw over pattern
lines pressing the pattern impression onto clay surface. Remove
pattern. Use stylus or paintbrush handle and a pencil eraser
to press celtic pattern background down, leaving raised celtic
design. Let dry. Brush green chalk dust over embossed design
when dry. Lightly sand over embossed surface with sandpaper.
Brush away dust with dry paintbrush.
3. To make construction paper look like leather, wad construction
paper into a ball. Open wrinkled paper and scuff the paper
surface with sandpaper. Rub chalk over wrinkled surface. Pour
about 1-2 teaspoons glue on cover. Brush glue over entire
surface of journal cover. Let dry.
5. Glue green construction paper on cover. Trim edges. Glue
celtic design square on cover.
Pacon® construction paper,
DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint
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