I had a lovely surprise as my hubby kindly bought me a bottle of cherry beer; this particular one comes with a paper wrap which he thought would be perfect to use on a journal page – how cool is that!
I really enjoyed using the paper wrap from the beer (grin!). I started by creating lots of tags and panels out of the paper wrap using a square die cut set and a Tim Holtz Framelit set; I mounted them onto some recycled card using a glue stick and then edged them using a Dark Sepia Faber-Castell marker.
The background was created using the leftover pieces of the paper wrap which I collaged with some brown paper recycled from the parcel of goodies that CJ kindly sent to me. I lined the edges of the collaged papers using a Dark Sepia Faber-Castell marker and then added some Pébéo white gesso using my finger. When dry, I gave it worn grungy look using some Vintage Photo Distress Ink. Then I arranged the tags and panels onto the background using either double-sided tape or double-sided foam tape. To finish, I added three large gold brads through the holes in the tags.
This beer is Bacchus Kriekenbier which is a Belgian fruit beer based on “Bacchus Oud Vlaams Bruin” (Old Flemish Brown) with the addition of “krieks” (Morello cherries).
Flemish Old Brown is a dark brown beer flavoured with 15 % cherries which is matured in oak casks. It has a pleasant sour cherry taste – so delicious!
As T Stands for Tuesday, my cherry beer is perfect to share with the T Gang too – Happy T Day everyone!
I hope that you’re all staying safe and well! x
Thanks for joining me today! If you have any questions or comments, I would love to hear from you.
Here is a list of all the materials used to create this art journal page:
- Tim Holtz Sizzix Framelits (Tag Collection 658784)
- The Works (Die Cutting Set – Squares)
- Paper wrap from Bacchus Cherry Beer
- Recycled card
- Pritt Stick
- Faber-Castell Big Brush Pitt artist pen (Dark Sepia 175 B)
- Recycled brown paper – thanks CJ!
- Pébéo White Gesso
- Tim Holtz Distress Ink (Vintage Photo)
- X-Press It! double-sided tape and foam tape
- Wilkos (Brads – Gold)