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Llama Diamond Art Altered Journal

By: Cindy deRosier from
Llama Diamond Art Altered Journal
Llama Diamond Art Altered Journal
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From the Designer: "Customize a journal using your favorite color of paint, a sparkly Diamond Art design, and a title cut from a completed coloring page! Follow the instructions to make a beautiful, unique, and durable journal that's as functional as it is fashionable. It's easy to do and you'll love your one-of-a-kind journal. Keep it for yourself or give it as a gift to someone special. This altered journal project is suitable for crafters young and old."

Primary TechniqueGeneral Crafts


Project TypeMake a Project

Materials List

  • Leisure Arts Llama Diamond Art
  • microtip scissors 
  • Folk Art Multi-Surface paint
  • Journal
  • Leisure Arts 'Kindess Matters' Coloring Book
  • alcohol markers
  • Plaid's matte Mod Podge
  • a very strong glue


  1. Complete the Leisure Arts Llama Diamond Art, then use microtip scissors to carefully cut the llama design from the background canvas.

  2. Use Folk Art Multi-Surface paint to add three coats to the journal cover, allowing the paint to dry completely between coats.

  3. Cut out LOVE from the Leisure 'Kindess Matters' Coloring Book, then color it in with alcohol markers.

  4. Use Plaid's matte Mod Podge to attach the cut-out letters to the front of the journal. Apply at least two more coats of Mod Podge to the entire cover, letting it dry completely between coats.

  5. Use a very strong glue to attach the cut-out llama to the front of the journal. Use extra Dotz from the Diamond Art kit to fill in the centers of the O and E in LOVE.

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