06 septembre 2019

Simply Create too September Challenge - altered box

Hello crafty friends! Today is The day... Have you been waiting for it for the whole month? Yes, you've guessed... It is time for another challenge at Simply create too! And my inspiration for you is this very organic (and unusual compared to my other creations...) altered box I made for a friend who is leaving my company:     I created the texture with a paper napkin that I glued on top of the lid. I also added sand texture paste and hand molded clay pieces. I painted everything with gesso, and with Finnabair's... [Lire la suite]
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20 août 2019

Runner up at Bleeding Art Challenge!

Hello crafty friends! This is with pride that I am sharing the news: I am a runner up at Bleeding Art Challenge for July!     Are going to play along with us? The August Challenge is open!  See you soon with another creation!   
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17 août 2019

Mini mixed media canvas "Lullaby"

Hello Crafty friends !   Today I am sharing with you my second entry to Bleeding Art Challenge of this month, Anything goes, and to the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge of this week, Midsummer blues. I created a mini canvas (10x10 cm) :   For the background, I mixed some mica powder to some Moonstone Nuvo Glimmer Paste m,  and I spread everything on my canvas, through my Echo Park "Classy Fan" stencil. I glued some clay door locks on which I realised a wash with impasto paint and some butterflies fussy cut... [Lire la suite]
24 juillet 2019

Mixed Media vintage canvas

Hi crafty friends! I am back with another Mixed Media piece! Today, I am coming with a small square canvas, 15 x 15 cm. This is my second entry to Bleeding Art challenge of this month, Anything goes. It is also my second entry to Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge, not a card.       I used some paper, a hand molded piece of clay and my Impasto paint in Boudoir pink.  Nothing complicated, it didn't take me too long to make. I didn't really have any project in mind, I just let myself follow my... [Lire la suite]
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23 juillet 2019

Old treasures - A mixed media canvas

Hi friends! This week has a new challenge at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenges and I will share my entry with you! This week is the theme is 'Not a card' so I created a canvas:   To create this canvas, I used some rust effect paste from Finnabair. The colors I chose are from the Old walls set. I covered the full back of my canvas with the different colors until I was happy with the results. Then I painted some pebbles in different sizes with the Golden Moss and Violet green acrylic paint. After that, I glued some fussy... [Lire la suite]
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21 juillet 2019

Altered notebook - Two Monthly challenges

Hello Crafty friends!   Today I am sharing with you my second entry to the Creative Artist Mixed Media challenge and my first one to Bleeding Art Challenge. Both are Anything goes. A friend from work is about to leave the company and I wanted to make her a gift. I altered a notebook for her. I was inspired by Nuneka. Without any further ado, let me show you the notebook:   I applied some modeling paste through my Manuscript stencil from Finnabair and glued a metal butterfly cut in two. Once this... [Lire la suite]
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14 juillet 2019

Mixed Media altered box - creative artist mixed media challenge

Hello crafty friends...  Today I am sharing with you my creation for Creative Artist Mixed Media for this month's challenge, 'Anything goes'. For Valentine's day, I gave my boyfriend a box of chocolate. Once it was empty, he gave it back to me so I can do something with it. It took me a few months, but here it comes:    I used Finnabair's Sparks Iris Lotion acrylic paint, some paper from the 'Be gentle' collection by A. B. Studio, some nuvo embellishment mousse through my 'Swirly florals' stencil and a few... [Lire la suite]
26 juin 2019

Inner Child - coral door decor

Hello crafty friends!  As a child, I loved door decorations... And the theme of this month Art Daily Café challenge is Inner Child, with a gorgeous moodboard. The color we need to use? Soft coral. “ This is why I created this door decoration on a cardboard label which I used as a base: The oriental door of the moodboard really inspired me. I love this type of doors and oriental art is always very intricate and detailed.  So for my background, I used some modeling paste together with my beloved stencil "Swirly Florals"... [Lire la suite]
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09 juin 2019

Simon says stamp Instagram challenge: summer

Hi all,    Simon Says Stamp launched a new challenge on IG! This month, the theme is 'summer'. I created two mini canvases (10x10 cm). For texture, I used sand paste and pearls, and as embellishments, I used shells of different sizes, and a molded mermaid tail.  I painted everything with white gesso and then a few layers of different Art Alchemy paints from Finnabair (I used Ice Queen, Opal Magic Blue-Violet and Frozen Berries). Then I added a few touches of Metallique Vintage rose and Light Patina. To finish my... [Lire la suite]
03 mai 2019

A wedding gift - Lovely canvas / Simply create too challenge

Hello crafty friends ! Today starts the new Simply Create too Challenge for the month of May and here is my inspirational post. One of my friends is getting married today and I prepared for her and her husband a canvas as a wedding gift. For this canvas, I have been really inspired by Sharon Ziv Noomish. Her style is absolutely lovely and I love her combinations of flowers, frames and papers, as well as the very soft tones she usually uses. Have a look at her youtube channel! I used a sheet of paper of te "Be Gentle" collection,... [Lire la suite]