Friday, May 26, 2017

A Nice Cold Beer (Card) for Dad

Hey, everyone! Today I have a Father's Day card I created using some Bubbles chipboard pieces from Creative Embellishments, Rinea Glossy Matte Gold Foiled Paper, and some ink and stamps from Brutus Monroe.


To make the bubbles look more like beer foam, I cover them with some white gesso using a round sponge brush to create a frothy look and then used my heat gun to make it bubble up even more. Then on the outside edges, I added some light orange ink. 


I then adhered the bubbles in layers to the top of the mug that I created using white cardstock and some Matte Gold Foiled Paper from Rinea.  For the "World's Greatest Dad" sentiment I used the Brutus Monroe Stamp Club stamp and some Raven Detail Ink.


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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Teacher Card With A Chalkboard Look

Hello! I can't believe it is almost the end of the school year! My daughter always likes to give her teachers a thank you/goodbye card the last day of school. She specifically asked for a chalkboard look. Right away, I knew I wanted to use Imagines VersaMagic which is a chalk like ink.


To see how I created the chalkboard background, watch my video below.
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Here are some close-ups of my card.



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Monday, May 22, 2017

Basketball Mixed Media Layout For A Girl

Hello, everyone! Today I have a scrapbook layout I made for my daughter. I wanted to give the page a girly feel but also wanted it obvious that it was a sports page. The new Creative Embellishments chipboard Basketball Set helped me achieve exactly what I was looking for.


On the background, I sprayed some mists and then randomly stamped the Grunge Stars Stamp with StazOn. I took one of the Star Doodle Frames and sprayed it with some gold mist and tucked it behind one of the photos. The basketball letter came in the chipboard Basketball Set and sprayed it with some orange and gold mists. I also added a couple of the Shine Gold Flair pieces.


For the basketball and hoop which are also included in the chipboard Basketball Set, I dabbed on some white gesso with a paper towel on the net and then painted on some black and gold mist for the rim. I then cut a few of the net pieces away from the rim so I could slide the basketball piece under the rim slightly. The basketball I sprayed with orange and gold mists and used a paintbrush to paint some black mist for the lines on the ball.


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Thursday, May 18, 2017

Mod Podge's 50th Anniversary Celebration Blog Hop with DCC

Hello! The Designer Crafts Connection designers are getting to play with some Mod Podge products to help celebrate their 50th Anniversary. Lots of giveaways and inspiration! Make sure to visit the Designer Crafts Connection blog for more details and how to enter.
For my project, I created a DIY keychain using the Mod Podge Dimensional Magic.


First, I took a Brick Chipboard piece from Creative Embellishments and painted both sides of it with some DecoArt Media Transparent Red Iron Oxide.


Then I started layering different charms as I added a layer of the Mod Podge Dimensional Magic to over the chipboard piece.


The Mod Podge Dimensional Magic will have a cloudy look to it while wet but once dry it will be crystal clear. I let it dry overnight since I had a pretty thick layer over the chipboard to hold all the charms.


Once dry all I had to do was poke a small hole into the top to add a jump ring and then a keychain to the jump ring.



Don't forget to head over to the Designer Crafts Connection blog for more inspiration and to find out how you can win some fabulous prizes!

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