Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Gypsy Soul Notebook Tutorial by Maria Lillepruun


Dear friends!  Today it is my turn (and pleasure) to present my first full video tutorial! I am very excited! I decided not to experiment this time but to make what a kind of book I am known for - a mixed media vintage notebook in my favorite size 20x12 cm. I named this romantic book "Gypsy Soul". It is partly because I used one of my favorite collections by 7 Dots Studio "Fortune-teller" (it is all about magic and gypsies) to make it. But also because I had recently received my prize from our sponsor Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts, and its name was also an inspiration for me. By the way, I used this beautiful Wrought Iron Miniatures laser cut on my notebook cover.

Here is how I created it:


Some close-ups:









This tutorial is added among others to my YouTube channel. You are welcome to visit and subscribe if you like what you see there :) Please be my guests and visit my blog, my creative Facebook account, and my Instagram account as well.

Enjoy the rest of the summer!
Love,
Maria Lillepruun

16 comments:

  1. Such beauty and little treasures both within and out. What a delightful piece of working art. Thank you so much for sharing this inspirational piece.
    Creative wishes Tracey x

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  2. Its so beautyful..amazing.
    Hugs Petra

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  3. Maria, your album is stunning, I love all the beautiful colours and textures and I really enjoyed watching your video and seeing how you created this beauty! Hugs, Anne xx

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  4. This is so awesome Maria!!!! I totally love this album and thank you for the fantastic video with all those super tips!! The textures and colours are just wonderful!!!

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    1. Thank you Astrid! I am happy you loved it!

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  5. Such a stunning album Maria and your video is really fabulous and so wonderful to see how you design and create. I will be returning to watch it again I am sure! Jennie x

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  6. Gorgeous! Everything about this albums screams artistry. The mixed media cover, the papers, the images . . . love every single bit of this.

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  7. Stunning Journal!! Gorgeous colour palette and amazing textures!! Fabulous video too! Thank you for the inspiration!!

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  8. Unbelievably beautiful, Maria. I'm sorry I'm so late catching up with this extraordinary creation - life has been way too busy - but I'm so glad to have a chance to see it now. The details and textures are amazing, and all in pretty much my favourite colours - a great tutorial too. Glorious inspiration!
    Alison x

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