Brushes Any brushes will work on blanks, but a set like this should be more than enough! Look for a set that has one big flat brush, one medium pointy brush, and one tiny pointy brush.
Finishing your Journal When you’re done with your journal, dried acrylic paint is not at risk to smear or rub off. If you chose to add words with one of the pens above to your journal, that IS at risk to rub off or fade over time. We would then recommend “sealing” your journal in some way! There are many options, but we use Krylon Matte Finish.
* If you mess up on your journal, a few coats of paint should cover it up and give you the opportunity to start over! Remember to NOT do a second or third layer of paint in the “crease” of the journal, then it would be at risk to start to crack!
To add some words to your journal, here are some pens we like to use:
Black & Colored Pens When taking notes in a journaling Bible, or for writing on your journal's pages, we love the thinnest gel pen we can find! These won't bleed through your pages, but there may be slight impressions on the back of the page, so don't write too hard or do any shading with these pens.