1. Using die cut machine
or pattern and scissors, cut a large star from both holographic
sheets. Cut a 1 1/4 " x 2 3/4 " piece from gold
holographic sheet then trim the edges with decorative scissors.
2. Using craft snips,
cut several assorted lengths of wire. Coil and shape wires
as desired. Arrange on cover of journal until pleased with
arrangement. Secure wire shapes to journal with double sided
3. Cut a 10 1/2 "
x 12 1/2 " piece of blue foil and place on table with
blue side down. Center opened journal on top of foil. Use
stylus to trace around edge of journal. Remove journal from
foil. Fold foil in half, aligning the 10 1/2 " edges.
Cut a slit in foil 1/4 " from folded edge, cutting from
top edge of foil to traced line. repeat, cutting from bottom
edge of foil to traced line. Open foil up and trim tabs to
1/4 " length.
Place journal back onto
foil with center spine of journal aligned with the center
fold of foil. Place tape on tabs and fold tabs in. Fold top
and bottom edges of foil up onto journal. Secure with double
sided tape. Diagonally fold corners ( like wrapping a package
) and similarly fold tape side edges of foil to journal.
4. Cut two 4 3/4 "
x 8 1/4 " pieces of blue foil for inside lining of journal.
Tape lining pieces to the inside of front and back cover.
5. Use finger to gently
press foil down along wire shapes on front cover. Remove paper
backing and attach holographic stars and rectangle to front
of journal. Use black permanent marker to add details.
6. Cut hand shape from
contrasting holographic paper then place on top of star.