11 juin 2017

Altered fan

Hello everyone...   A quick and short post today to show you my latest creation : for the Prima DTCall, I realized this altered fan with Finnabair's (as usual :)) paint (Metallic Emerald Green), some metal embellishments that I patinated with Viva Décor Inka Gold (lilac), liquid pearls, and Prima Marketing paper flowers (and others)... What do you think? Personally, I love it, and I think it is my favorite Mixed Media creation so far... See you soon!   ... [Lire la suite]
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05 juin 2017

An Altered box : give a new life for a tea box!/ Boîte altérée/récup' : nouvelle vie pour une boîte de thé!

Hello everyone!   Today I am going to share with you a project I realized with Prima Marketing products, and more particularly Finnabair Art Basics pastes and Art Alchemy paints. I wanted to give a second life to a nice cylindrical tea box that I finished. I did not use all the products on the picture, but almost (I changed my mind on the way: creation is a flexible process). First, I covered my box with black gesso and glued almost all my metal elements and pebbles with soft gloss gel or glue. I added some texture with... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2017

Mixed Media card.../Une carte en Mixed Media

Hello !!   Yesterday, I challenged myself...for a challenge. I am participating for the Finnabair and Friends - Open studio group on Facebook, I created this Mixed Media card with Finnabairs Art Alchemy Paint, metal embellishments, pebbles, microbeads and glitter. This postal card format was a premiere for me, as I am used to work on bigger formats. The subject, chosen by Karolina Bukowska, is "Glitter - Metal - Contrast". That's why I chose the emerald green and the lilac for my subject. It was quite a challenge for myself,... [Lire la suite]
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07 mai 2017

An handmade card for Mother's Day ! Une carte faite-main pour la fête des mères...

Hello Crafty friends !   Today I will share with you the card I made for Mother's day... A simple card, but very elegant and feminine, I think. I started with an A4 sheet of Neenah Classic Crest 80 LB Smooth Solar White which I cut in half and folded in half to obtain one rectangle of 14 cm (height) over 21 (width). Then I folded this piece in two and obtained another rectangle of 14 (height) x 10.5  cm.(width). I embossed the first side of the card with the wafer die "Single roses" by Simon Says Stamps (my favorite die... [Lire la suite]
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17 avril 2017

An altered venetian mask, the perfect acessory for a Photo Booth

Hello everyone ! My boyfriend celebrated is 30st birthday last week, and we decided to organize a photo booth as a nice activity for our guests. Besides all the other accessories, I got inspired by Venetian mask and thought I would create myself for this photo booth. I bought a blank mask, got my favorite paints, and the mask was done very quickly. For this piece, I used Finnabair Art Alchemy Metallic Emerald Green and Opal Magic Violet-Green. First, I painted two layers of the lightest color (Violet Green) and then painted the... [Lire la suite]
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16 avril 2017

Layered Bracelet for a vintage look !

A few weeks ago, I created this bracelet for a contest, organized on Finnabair Open Studio Facebook page. I didn't win (so many competition with amazing pieces ! :)) but I wanted for a long time to make this kind of bracelet. I used only Vintaj supplies for this piece. I cannot tell you how much I LOVE Vintaj supplies: they fit perfectly the kind of jewelry I like to create: vintage, feminine and delicate. I used the following supplies: the oval layering bangle, the natural brass dragonfly pendant, the framed scrollwork pendant,... [Lire la suite]
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11 mars 2017

Tutorial : "Tea Time" Card

Hello crafty friends !   Today, I am going to share with you a tutorial that I did a few months ago for a French magazine. Even though I don't know if they published it. Let me show you first the final result : And here come the supplies you will need to realize this card : The Big Shot by Sizzix, its embossing plateform and plates- 4 sheets of pattern paper (the colour of your choice :  I chose pink, with the "Vintage Collage in the Butterfly collection by Prima Marketing, the SCRAPSR01 from Studio Line (Sweet... [Lire la suite]
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05 mars 2017

My first post...Inspired by Alice in Wonderland !

Welcome to my blog and thank you first for stopping by and reading... For my first post, I will share my first Mixed Media challenge (that's a lot of "firsts", isn't it?). This challenge, created by Simon Says Stamp, is organized every Monday (and there is a second one each Wednesday). The subject of this week was "Based on Book". From Pride and Prejudice to Lord of the Rings, I had plenty of choice, as I love to read... But I got inspired by Alice in Wonderland. I chose a paperbase : I really like the Vintage, shabby look of this... [Lire la suite]
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