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)
Good morning! Laura here today! It is very cold here right now and I am missing the heat of summer! Since it is winter and I can’t actually enjoy the summer right now I did the next best thing and created a summer layout!
To create this layout:
Step 1) Cut your papers, 1 at 12×12, 1 at 10×12 and 1 at 11×12 then ink the edges and assemble Step 2) Die cut 4 circles of varying sizes. I used 5 1/4, 4 1/4, 2 3/4 and 2 1/4 in the stitched circles
Step 3) Die cut one sand castle and one palm tree then ink and assemble
Step 4) Die cut two tags and ink the edges – I used the tag from the planner essentials 7 Step 5 ) Die cut the filmstrip from planner essentials filmstrip
Hey Crafters! Katelyn here, sharing with you my March Calendar and Important Dates Tag.
Have you seen the new release from Esther Glass for the Planner Essentials Line? Well, both pages feature some of the new products that are now available from the new release! On top of using the new Planner Essentials release from Esther Glass, I’ve used dies from Els van de Burgt Studio and Joset Designs as well as patterned paper from ModaScrap. I hope that you enjoy my tutorial!
To start, I will share with you how to recreate my March Calendar Page.
Step 1. Die cut the Planner Page from the Planner Essentials 3 set out of White Soft Finish Cardstock. Sprinkle Jade Magenta Nuance Powder over 1/4 of the way from the top of the page. Spritz with water. Once the page has dried, apply Jet Black Archival Ink to the Monthly stamp from the Bullet Journaling 3 stamp set and stamp onto the tab of the page. Apply Jet Black Archival Ink to the ‘XXX’ stamp and stamp in the bottom left and top right corner of the page. Ink the edges of the page using Black Soot Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.
Step 2. From the Planner Essentials 1 die, die cut the reinforcement circles out of White Soft Finish Cardstock.
Step 3. From the Blackboard Alphabet Die, die cut the word March out of White Soft Finish Cardstock.
Step 4. Adhere the reinforcement circles overtop of the circles on the page. Adhere the March word to where the magenta nuance is. Place the Sun. to Sat. stamps, from the Schedule stamp set, onto a stamp block. Apply Jet Black Archival Ink to the days of the week and stamp underneath the March word.
Step 5. To finish the page, add the corresponding numbers underneath the days on the calendar as well as add black markings around the March word.
With your March Calendar Page done, I will share with you how to recreate my Important Dates Tag.
Step 1. Start by die cutting the tag from the Planner Essentials 7 die out of kraft cardstock. Apply Jet Black Archival Ink to the letter stamp, from the Patterns 2 stamp set, stamp off onto a piece of scrap paper and then stamp onto to your tag randomly. Repeat the previous step six more times to your tag. Distress the edges of the tag. Ink the edges of the tag using Black Soot Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.
Step 2. From the Planner Essentials 1 die, die cut the reinforcement circles out of kraft cardstock. Ink the edges of the reinforcements circles using Black Soot Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.
Step 3. From the Planner Patterns, die cut the square pattern twice out of black cardstock. Cut the two pieces up into four pieces.
Step 4. From the Stitched Fishtail Banners, die cut the 3/8″ banner out of White Soft Finish Cardstock. Place the notched side of the die, 2 7/8″ from the side of the banner that is straight and run the die through your die-cutting machine. Die cut the 3/4″ banner out of a scrap piece of patterned paper from the Butterfly Dream Paper Pack. Place the notched side of the die, 3 1/2″ from the side of the banner that is straight and run the die through your die-cutting machine. Apply Jet Black Archival Ink to the Important stamp, from the Bullet Journaling 2 stamp set and stamp onto the white banner. Ink the edges of the important and patterned paper banner using Black Soot Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.
Step 5. From the Retro Labels stamp set, you’ll need nine of the labels. Next, you’ll need a piece of White Soft Finish Cardstock. Apply Mermaid Lagoon Distress Oxide Ink to three of the labels and stamp onto the White Soft Finish Cardstock. Apply Twisted Citron Distress Oxide Ink to three of the labels and stamp onto the same piece of White Soft Finish Cardstock. Apply Shaded Lilac Distress Oxide Ink to four of the labels and stamp onto the same piece of White Soft Finish Cardstock. Fussy cut the labels. Write on each label as desired. Ink the edges of all the labels using Black Soot Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.
Step 6. Adhere the reinforcement circles overtop of the circles on the tag page.
Step 7. Adhere the square patterned pieces as desired on the tag.
Step 8. Adhere the Important banner to the patterned paper banner. Foam square the patterned paper banner to the top portion of the tag.
Step 9. To finish the tag, adhere the labels as desired.
Thanks for joining me today. I hope that I’ve inspired you to create your own version of my March Calendar Page and Important Dates Tag.