Thursday, August 15, 2013

Faux Leather Travel Journal

Hi all! I have a new tutorial on the Inspiration Journal blog today showing how to create a cool, faux embossed leather travel journal using Tim Holtz's Vintage Globe die and the Giant Manila Tag from Ranger. You can find the full, step-by-step tutorial HERE. Hope you enjoy it!

The supplies I used can be found at Inspiration Emporium via the links below. Be sure and use my coupon code - stamptramp - to save 10%!

Thanks for visiting - enjoy the rest of your week!


  1. Love the fauw leather!!! so cool effect using the globe.

  2. Te ha quedado perfecto!!... Me quedo con la idea!!
    Gracias, Shelly!!

  3. Great tutorial Shelly.
    i love the leather look you created

    Greetings Janny

  4. I'm in love with this little journal! Definitely have to try this. Thanks so much for the inspiration.

  5. This is a great journal! Love the idea!

  6. Excellent idea!Аmazing impact!

  7. Hi Shelley. I absolutely love this wonderful journal. There will be no traveler as cool as you with that beautiful journal in your hands! I want to make one for myself! The technique of adhering the brown bag over die cuts is one I want to add to my repertoire. Can't wait to try it! Thanks for sharing your creative mind with us.

  8. this is a great artwork. i like it. thank you for the tutorial!!!!
    many greetings

  9. Thud. My chin hitting the floor! Just came over from the full tute - fantastique!!!

  10. This is Amazing! It's not often that I feel compelled to completely re-create someone's work, mostly because I love the high I get from creating something from scratch, but this is one project I want to spend the time to re-create! Thanks for the how-to!

  11. Wow Shelly! Gorgeous project and awesome tutorial! Thanks for sharing!

  12. This is fantastic, Shelly! I will have to try this as soon as I get home!!! It looks fantastic! Thank you for the wonderful tutorial!!!

    Claudia - die amelie x


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