It may look like this page is upside down. And that's because it is! I had made it the other way around, but when I closed my journal, I realized i had made it upside down. Oh well. I don't think it looks bad this way. Now for how I made it:
🌀 The first thing I did was paint the butterfly on a separate piece of card stock using craft acrylics. I have been trying to do more of my own image painting.
🌀 While the butterfly was drying, I started my background.
🌀 I smeared a ton of gesso all over my page. Then, before it dries, I take a heat gun to it. It makes the gesso all bubbly and after you're done, it leaves you with a cool textured look.
🌀 I painted my page a couple different shades of yellow.
🌀 Next, I glued on some black doilies.
🌀 I cut out my butterfly and glued it on also.
🌀 Then I glued on my fibers.
🌀 I was looking for something to do next to my page and I found those stars connected to each other by some floral wire. So I glued them on.
🌀 It still needed something. So I went to my chipboard drawer and found a wooden star.
🌀 I painted it pearlescent white and threw some gold and clear glitter to match the other stars.
So even though it's upside down, I like the way it turned out. Plus I got to use a found "thing" in my art (the stars).