I once again had the pleasure of working in S's Bling Book. Her directions were to create black and white spreads with a touch of metallic and a lot of sparkle. See the last time I worked in the book HERE.
For my first spread I chose to do a constellation. It is undoubtedly not astronomically accurate to have the moon right next to Aquarius, but here they are! I started by painting the background a dark iron grey. normally I wouldn't paint in someone's book, you cannot be sure how the paper will react to the moisture. but this little binder journal has thick pages. I cut out black and white images and glued them to the page with a glue stick. then added stick on gems for every star. I added the words to The Age of Aquarius, as it was so fitting. Then I added some additional twinkle with some metallic color mists from Outside the Margins. they added the perfect touch!
For my second spread I started with pages that had text running across the page. I was playing around with some models wearing black and white outfits. and I got the idea to remove their white blouse, and white skirt, and to let the page "be" their clothes. I added a bling-y watch image split in two, and added stick-on gemstones to EACH of the diamonds on the watch. that's a lot of darn diamonds, Mr. Lauren! I guess I was also thinking about the movie Big Eyes, since I added some to both of my gals.