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Cardmaking Charlene Stamps Inspiration from the Design Team

Amazing Stencils

June 10, 2021

Hey Friends! It’s EK, and I have been playing around with cardmaking, molding paste, and stencils lately. I find that one of the best collection of stencils for this technique is the line from Ilse and Charlene with their vivid detail and clean lines.

Step One: Onto heavy cardstock, push heavy molding paste through the Spring Flower Mandala stencil. Peel back the stencil and let dry. Make sure to wash the stencil before any of the molding paste dries.

Step Two: Spray liquid ink onto the cardstock. I used a collection of Lindy’s Starburst Sprays. Let ink dry.

Step Three: Polish the ink off the molding paste. Splatter the ink once more onto the paper so it pools in a few places. Let dry.

Step Four: Push more molding paste through one of the stencils from the Pattern Stencil Pack stencils over the ink in several spots. As the paste dries it will absorb the color underneath.

Step Five: Hand stamp the texture stamp from the Make A Wish stamp set with black ink onto the cardstock.

Step Six: Die cut the cardstock using the Stitched Rounded Rectangle die set. Using 10mm Clear Double Sided Adhesive, adhere the die cut cardstock to an A2 card frame.

Step Seven: Stamp two feathers from the Make a Wish stamp set onto some 90lb Soft Finish Cardstock with black ink.

Step Eight: Fussy cut out the feathers.

Step Nine: Using alcohol markers, color the feathers. I used copics in both Violet tones and Blue Violet.

Step Ten: Adhere the feathers to the card frame using 6mm Clear Double Sided Adhesive.

Step Eleven: Die cut a sentiment from the Words 2- Think of You die set. Adhere the sentiment to the card frame.

I just love the way the metallic spray inks reflect around the molding paste of the Mandala stencil.

Let us know in the comments below if you ever play with molding paste and card making? If not, how do you play with your Ilse and Charlene stencils? Make sure to let us know. Until then, happy crafting.


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The Best Things About Memories

May 18, 2021

Good morning!
One of my favorite subjects to scrapbook is the beach!

To Create this layout:

Step 1 – Cover your paper with clear gesso then trim your paper (I used a paper from the Summer Art pack) to 11.5×11.5

Step 2 – use texture paste and your favorite ECD stencil (I used the Spring Flower Mandela) on the left side middle
Step 3 – use gel medium and another stencil on the rest of the paper (I used the circles from the pattern stencil pack)

Step 4 – distress the paper edges and adhere to a 12×12 sheet with distressed edges


Step 5 – die cut a scalloped circle and just the circle using the Pizza box die set and stamp a sentiment on the circle I used the Pieces of Life 3 stamp set

Step 6 – die cut a mandala and ink the edges

Step 7 – die cut, ink and assemble 7 flowers – I used the florals 6, 8, 1, 2, and 3.
Step 8 – Assemble as shown adding art stones, seed beads, [earls, acrylics and cheese cloth

Thanks for stopping by
Laura

Art Journal Collection Charlene Stamps Inspiration from the Design Team

This is Love

April 22, 2021

Hey Friends! It’s EK and today I am playing around with Ilse and Charlene’s Lady and Gentleman stamp set to create a card, colored only in neutral browns. I just love how an all brown tone project looks, appearing very rustic, and yet somehow really colorful.

Step One: Using both watercolor paper and waterproof ink, stamp both the Lady and Gentleman stamp set and the First Sights of Spring stamp set images onto your paper. My paper is cut larger than my card frame, so I know the edges will still need to be trimmed before turning this into a card.

Step Two: Color the people in the image and different brown tones. I used watercolor pencils, but any watercolor medium would work. Here I have colored in the people like I would if I was using colored pencils.

Step Three: Using clear water, activate the watercolor pencils. Let dry.

Step Four: Finish coloring the rest of the image using your watercolor medium of choice.

Step Five: Again activate the pencil using clean water. Let dry again.

Step Six: Fill in the empty space using one of the Pattern Stencil Pack stencils. I picked the circles stencils and blended Tea Dye Distress Oxide through the stencil.

Step Seven: Trim the watercolor paper to fit an A2 card frame and adhere it to the frame using 10mm Clear Double Sided Adhesive. Add craft drops to the project to add more visual interest. I used Metallic Gold Craft Drops to keep the neutral color palette.

Step Eight: Add a sentiment to the project from the Retro Label Sayings stamp set stamped in Frayed Burlap Distress Oxide.

What do you think of a project colored in only one color tone? Do you ever only ever use one value when creating a project? Let us know in the comments below. Until then, happy crafting.


Watercolor Palette

You Make Me Smile

April 20, 2021

Good morning everyone!
I am so excited to share my next layout with you!

To create this layout:
Step 1 – Cover your favorite ECD paper with clear gesso and heat set or allow to dry – there are some beautiful papers to choose from here
Step 2 – Use your favorite ECD stencil (I used one from the pattern stencil pack) and texture paste randomly on your page. Heat set or allow to thoroughly dry

Step 3 – Randomly stamp on and around where you added texture paste with a an ECD stamp of your choice (I chose the Frosty Patterns stamp)
Step 4 – using a coordinating color from the watercolor palette sprinkle watercolor paints over the images then heat set

Step 5 – On photo paper indiscriminately add texture paste and heat set, then paint using at least 2 watercolor paints and heat set till dry
Step 6 – Die cut 2 tags from Planner Essentials 7, and 2 elegant ornament (trimming the circle from one)

Step 7 – die cut one mandala
Step 8 – die cut, ink and assemble 8 flowers using your favorite ECD dies like Florals 7, Florals 6, Florals 8, Florals 1, and Florals 2
Step 9 – Mat your photo and distress the photo mat edge

Step 10 – assemble as shown adding some art stones, seed beads, the discarded circles from the elegant ornament and paper clay or resin pieces painted with the watercolor paints

Thanks so much for stopping by!
Laura

Scrapbooking

Winter

January 6, 2021

Good morning!
Almost every winter we as a family go sledding and we have a great day!

To create this layout:
Step 1 – cover the background paper with clear gesso (I used a paper from the Mystical Winter Collection)
Step 2 – stamp the image from the Frosty Patterns at the top, bottom and side

Step 3 – use texture paste and a stencil from the Pattern Stencil Pack along the one side and allow to dry
Step 4 – Die cut, ink and assemble 14 – 15 flowers (I used florals 1, 2, 3, 4,)
Step 5 – die cut 2 cubic background out of coordinating cardstock. Highlight the word Winter by using snowflake paste or glitter
Step 6 – die cut 2 Diagonal Stitched Fishtails

Step 7 – mat your photo and assemble the photo area as shown
Step 8 – using some frayed cheese cloth run a piece from the top to the bottom on the one side and one from side to side in the middle


Step 9 – ink 5 chipboard snowflakes and add some silk Cool Diamond Silk Microfine Glitter

Step 10 – start adhering flowers

Step 11 – add snowflake paste to florals, chipboard and paper
Step 12 – add some seed beads

Thanks so much for stopping by!
Laura

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Joset Designs

Winter Wishes And Snowflake Kisses Card

December 17, 2020

Hi everyone, it’s Tina here. Lately I have been combining Joset Designs with Art Journal Product. I absolutely love that the Art Journal Dies and Stamps can be used on Cards and Scrapbooking. Below you will find the steps to create your own card.

Step 1 – Trim White Soft Finish Cardstock to 11” x 4 1/4”, score at 5 1/2” and fold in half for a horizontal top fold card. (A2)

Step 2 – Trim Red Cardstock to 5 1/2” x 4 1/4”. Place the circle stencil from the Pattern Stencil Pack on top of the Cardstock. Apply Texture Paste over the stencil using a spatula. Remove the stencil and let dry. Repeat this step to the other half of the panel. Let dry. Adhere the panel to the card front using 3mm Clear Double Sided Adhesive Tape.

Step 3 – Trim Red Cardstock to 4 1/2” x 3 1/4”. Apply Distress Ink Aged Mahogany to the edges. Adhere to card front using 3mm Clear Double Sided Adhesive Tape.

Step 4 – Diecut Create A Wreath using Green and Brown Cardstock. For added interest apply Craft Drops Metallic Gold to the Green foliage and Craft Drops White, Pearl Rose and Metallic Gold to the berries. Let Dry. Adhere to top of card using Kids Choice Glue.

Step 5 – Diecut Jack Frost and Winter Accessories (hat) in various colors of Cardstock. Assemble and adhere to card front using Kids Choice Glue.

Step 6 – Diecut Holiday Elf – Hers using various colors of Cardstock. Assemble and adhere to card front using Kids Choice Glue.

Step 7 – Stamp Joyful Wishes Sentiment (Winter Wishes & Snowflake Kisses) to the inside of the card using Versafine Onyx Black Ink. (Normally I add the sentiment to the front but I didn’t want to cover the scene I created.)

I absolutely love the snow texture scene I created using the Pattern Stencil Pack and I will be using them more to create backgrounds for my cards. Below you will find a link to all the products used. Thank you for stopping by and Happy Crafting! My next post will be in January so I want to wish you all Happy Holidays!!!

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