A while back when I posted the first page in my new art journal Joan asked how I got the gold sunbursts.
This is the page I'm talking about
You can see one of the gold sunbursts she was asking about in the lower left corner. This is what I used to paint that page.
Plastic caps off of various bottles, a wooden spool and for the sunburst I used a nylon mesh bag rolled up. I had bought some wooden spoons and they came in that bag. I had read somewhere else about using different things around the house to paint with so I thought I would give the bag a try. I liked how it worked