Saturday, 22 September 2018

Rinea Scrapbook Layout

Hello friends!


I have one more project for Rinea to share with you this month. Our partnership with Rita Barakat continues - and you will see I used that sweet little Fairy stamp again. I also had one of her stencils to play with! Now, I have to admit that stencils are completely out of my comfort zone, so I tried by best!!!  This is an 8x8 page.


For this project I used pieces from the Misfits Variety Pack (Crafters Pack 6x12).   I used the Glossy Sapphire Blue and the stencil! I took a pencil and traced the pattern through HARD enough to raise it up, then use sandpaper to rough it up. I actually re-applied the stencil and used some Nuvo Glitter Accents and a palette knife to apply the glitter through the stencil over top of the the distress stenciled image! Are you still with me? Basically, I stenciled it twice :) I layered it onto a piece of Starstruck Silver Foiled Paper and cut in half.


You can see where I adhered the one half of this stencil portion - on the right hand side of my page!  What did I do with the other half? Simple - die cut little flowers!  You can see those scattered across the center of the page. I used the Emerald Starstruck Foiled Paper to mat my 4x4 photos.

See in the background? I actually used the Rita Barakat Fairy Girl stamp again - this time as a mask and stamp!  To do that - I simply laid the stamp with the actual rubber part upwards (think opposite of regular stamping) and sprayed with a glimmer spray a few times. Now I created a masked area under the stamp - and inked up my stamp at the same time!  While it was still wet, I quickly turned over the stamp and stamped with inked up stamp!  I thought it turned out super cute!

  

A few more Glitter Accents were used with my flower trail. All the flowers were built and adhered with Glue Dots (perfect for fussy work!).

There you have it - a cute summer time page!

The supplies I used for this page:
- Blue, Green & White Cardstock
- Glue Dots
- adhesive tape
- patterned paper of choice
- glimmer spray (mine was Heidi Swapp)
- Nuvo Crystal Drops - White
- Nuvo Glitter Accents - Fresh Snowfall

I hope you will make time this fall to scrap your summer memories. 

See you soon!



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Friday, 21 September 2018

SparkleNSprinkle - Spring Chickens

Happy Friday!


It's time for another fabulous SparkleNSprinkle release - this one is called "Spring Chickens".  It is just full of fun sentiments perfect for making funny cards!  This is another fun slider card too :)  You will remember the instructions from my previous post HERE.

Here is my complete SNS Supply List:


Ok!  So I started by stamped my Spring Chickens onto white Neenah Cardstock and then colored them using my Nuvo Marker Pens. I added a bit of texture to the body using the Snow White Flocking, which I adhered with the Nuvo Medium Glue Pen. Then I fussy cut out all the cute chickens!



 


I set those aside and built my slider card.

The sentiment was stamped with Versamark Ink and embossed with Tangy Tangerine Embossing Powder. I used a bit of orange cardstock as a mat and adhered the layers with 1/4" Tear-ific Tape. I felt the card needed something else - so I grabbed an older set called "Farm Fresh Cows" and stamped the egg baskets with Versamark Ink, heat embossing with Coffee Embossing Powder. I colored the eggs with my Nuvo Aqua Flow pens and again, fussy cut them out.

  




Around the border of the front of the card, I used 1/2" Tear-ific Tape and Butterscotch Glitter. The slider card was assembled and adhered with 1/4" Tear-ific Tape.


For the sentiment inside the card, I stamped with Versamark and embossed with Tangy Tangerine. Finally, Nuvo Crystal Drops in Ripened Pumpkin and English Mustard were added for a finishing touch (I love doing this!).


I can see myself using this stamp set for many cards! :)  See you next time!

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Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Feathered Wall Art

Hello friends!



I'm excited to share my final Southern Ridge Trading Company Design Team Project. It has been truly an honor to design for this amazing Canadian Company!  I've been blessed to be a member of the team, and I will truly miss it - BUT, I will keep on using these amazing chipboard pieces in my art and I can't wait to see what the next group of talented designers showcases!!

I used the following Southern Ridge Trading Company products on this project:

Tribal Feather Mix


So, I wanted to really think outside the box this time - do something NOT even PAPERCRAFT!  GASP!!!  I call it  "Feathered Wall Art" because it's truly not a dreamcatcher. PLUS, it's a fabulous project to use up all those bits and pieces of scrap ribbon and trims we all have kicking around the craft space!!  This is a really simple project.  Let's get crafting!

First, I covered an 8" Brass Dreamcatcher ring with a burlap ribbon. I used some Tear-ific Tape to keep it nice and adhered.

  

Next, I decorated my feathers!  I used my Nuvo Embellishment Mousses in Fresh Copper, Aquamarine, Toasted Almond and Coastal Surf. I just used a sponge to color both sides. I added a bit of Nuvo Glimmer Paste in Moonstone to one of the feathers as well, using a palette knife to apply.  I tried to use a stencil, but it really didn't leave an effect, so I didn't really include that in my instructions.



The ribbon trims were all tied onto the bottom of the dreamcatcher ring.  I used some embroidery floss to tie my feathers on and accented with some copper leaves, beads and wire.









Here are the supplies I used:

Tribal Feather Mix Chipboard
- Nuvo Embellishment Mousse Toasted Almond, Fresh Copper, Aquamarine, Coastal Surf
- Nuvo Glimmer Paste in Moonstone
- palette knife
- sponge
- ribbon trim
- burlap trim
- sequin trim
- Tear-ific Tape
- 8" DreamCatcher ring
- embroidery floss
- miscellaneous wire trims


Thanks for stopping by!  See you again really soon with some more handmade inspiration!!



Jess


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Scrapy Land Challenge #98

Hello friends!


Welcome to Scrapy Land {Challenge #}!  I'm very excited to share my project with you.



This was a super fun card to make!  I started by making a cool background - you can see how I did it on my YouTube Channel HERE.  Next, I took some Tonic Studios Satin Black Cardstock and die cut it using Memory Box Pennington Rose Blossoms die and the "Congrats" was from Tonic Studios - but you could use the following dies:

Dee's Distinctively Dies - Congrats

Dee's Distinctivley Dies - Congrats

Memory Box Dies - Pennington Rose (simply cut off the stem)
Memory Box Dies - Pennington Rose

I adhered my die cut images using my mini Xyron machine.


Building the backgrounds :)


Die cut flowers all ready on the Xyron tape!


Basic black matted background to make the colors POP!

The theme is always ANYTHING GOES using any brand of die that Scrapy Land sells.  In addition, we have TWO WINNERS for each challenge.  One will be a random winner and the other is chosen by the Design Team.  Each winner will receive a generous $10 gift certificate to Scrapy Land.

Scrapy Land carries over 55 brands of dies, so chances are you have a few of the brands in your stash!  You can see all the brands carried under the Products category.

Please link back to this Scrapy Land Challenge and include the link to this challenge on your blog post.  It would also be extremely helpful if you would list the brands of dies used in your project.  (Sometimes we can't tell if an item is a die cut or chipboard.)

We can't wait to see what you create!  It can be any style you like from CAS to mixed media and everything in between.    Just be sure there's a die cut from a brand that Scrapy Land sells!




Good luck!

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Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Splitcoast Stamper Sketch Challenge #715

Hello friends!


It's time for this week's Splitcoast Stampers Card Sketch !

Each week, there is a brand new sketch out to play along with - interpret it however you would like and play along. 

This week's sketch was designed by:  Carey Payette

  


Here is what I created:


This card is a sweet little 3x7 card. I used the Photo Play "Fall Breeze" Paper Pack along with a Stampin' Up! stamp called "Wilderness Awaits". 

Super sweet, super simple. Love this little fox!!

I hope you enjoy this card and will head on over to Splitcoast to play along! :)

Have a great day!

Jess

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