12 juillet 2020

Altered piggy bank - Nomadic Soul Diaries June Challenge

Hello crafty friends! Today I am sharing with you my entry to the Nomadic Soul Diaries June Challenge. I know, I am a bit behind...  I altered a piggy bank. This piggy bank was one of the first gift my boyfriend gave me and I wanted to do something nice with it.    I started by covering it with white gesso and then I added crackle paste (Ranger) and Art Stones (Finnabair). Then I sprayed some Lindy's gang Starburst in Tibetan Poppy Teal. After it was dry, I added a coat of Finnabair wax in Blue Lagoon. I didn't... [Lire la suite]
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19 juin 2020

Steampunk Blog hop - altered MDF banner

  Today is the day where I share with you something which made me go waaayyy out of my comfort zone. Something rusty, something grungy... You got it, something really unusual for me. Something steampunk. I would like to thank Cathy for inviting me to this Steampunk blog hop. We have amazing inspiration and sponsors and I'll share all the information you need below. But without further ado, let me show you my creation.    I am not really equipped for steampunk projects as it is not my usual style. I had to steal... [Lire la suite]
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15 juin 2020

Altered box - Inspiration piece for Bleeding Art DT

Hello crafty friends! Today starts a new challenge at Bleeding Art Challenge and just like every months, it is "Anything goes". So don't hesitate to join us, we have amazing inspiration for you and great prizes !   To inspire you, I created this altered box : I changed my color scheme and went for a combination I wanted to try for a whie but didn't have a chance too : chocolate and teal. I really like this combination and I love how my box turned out ! I used a cardboard heart shaped box and covered it with white gesso.... [Lire la suite]
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05 juin 2020

All summer long - Simply create too challenge

Hello crafty friends ! Today I am back with another inspiration for Simply create too ! We are starting another challenge and you have until the 26th of June to join us ! The theme is "All summer long" and I don't know why but it reminded me of lemons. I could have gone with the beach, the sand and some shells or starfish but no, I wanted to go for lemons. For this canvas, I have been inspired by Pretty Little Button. I prepared the canvas waaayyyy in advance and after I made it, Yana Smakula has created another card in the same... [Lire la suite]
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09 mai 2020

Mixed media canvas - Seize the Day

Hello crafty friends! Today I am sharing with you some poetry inspired canvas...  "Gather ye Rose-buds while ye may,    Old Time is still a-flying:And this same flower that smiles to day,    To morrow will be dying." "To the Virgins, to make the much of Time" by Robert Herrick I created a Mixed Media canvas to remember we have to enjoy every single day....   For this canvas, I used the wonderful collection of pattern papers Amethyst by Kaisercraft. I fell in love right away... [Lire la suite]
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15 avril 2020

Mixed Media moth - Bleeding Art DT

Hello crafty friends! I am so proud and excited to share with you my very first DT post at Bleeding Art Challenges! Today is the start of a new challenge, and as usual, it is "Anything goes". But still, there is something new: we are now accepting children's entries!  But, without further ado, let me show you my inspiration for you.  I went way out my comfort zone and created something which is not my usual style, a Mixed Media moth.    I used a template which I printed and cut out to trace the outline of... [Lire la suite]
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08 avril 2020

Mixed Media Canvas

Hello crafty friends! Today I would like to share with you my latest creation. It will be one entry to the Simon Says Stamp Insta Challenge for this month.  I created a Mixed Media canvas:   I used Plum Preserves metallic paint from Finnabair and Indigo metallic paint from Fabrika Decoru.  I have also used white gold wax and my Swirly Florals stencil by Finnabair. I embellished my canvas with some cabochons, metal flowers, die cuts paper (I chose my clustered leaves die from Simon Says Stamp) and flowers from the... [Lire la suite]
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13 janvier 2020

Altered notebook cover - Bleeding Art Challenge

Hello crafty friends and Happy new year! May 2020 be creative! Today I am sharing with you my project for Bleeding Art's Challenge, Anything goes. Hurry up: to participate this month, you only have about one day left!  This month, I altered another notebook.    I started by piercing a hole to be able to close the notebook with a ribbon. Then I sanded the cover and covered it with two layers of black gesso. I added a bit of sand texture paste here and there, on the front and on the back. After it was dry, I added... [Lire la suite]
04 novembre 2018

Crescent Moon dream catcher : Mixed Media and Art Challenge "Alchemy"

Hello Crafty friends... It has been a while I haven't posted anything, but here I am, back on track ! Today I am sharing with you something I made for my sister (it's gonna be her Christmas present) and it is also my entry to the October challenge of Mixed media and Art, "Alchemy". You can also click on the image below to find a link to their challenge.   Don't you think it is gorgeous ? The colours and galaxy theme have really been inspiring to me. I thought the "Moon child" new release from Prima Marketing and Frank... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2020

Altered glasses case - DT inspiration for Simply Create too

Hi Mixed Media friends! Today is the beginning of a new challenge at Simply create too! Please visit us and participate. The more the merrier! You have until the 24th of April!  This month, the theme is "Anything but a card". I had in mind the idea of altering one of my glasses case for quite a while. I finally did it!     I covered my glasses case with two layers of black gesso and then added some crackle paste from Golden through my Manuscript stencil by Finnabair. This was the first time I used a crackle paste... [Lire la suite]
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