07 août 2020

Simply Design Too

Hi everyone! Today is a new challenge day at Simply create too! The theme is white, Black and another color, and I decided to make a card with layering dies and gold foil.    I created a window card.  I used one of my 3 heart layering dies to create a window on the top flap of my Card. I used two of them to die cut the bottom layer from black cardstock and the top layer from Thermoweb toner paper, which I foiled with Couture creations foil. I closed my card and glued the two hearts stacked together inside the... [Lire la suite]

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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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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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]

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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27 mars 2020

Altered canvas for Splashymix challenges

Hello crafty friends! Today I am sharing with you my very first entry to this this month's challenge at Splashymix  Challenges. I created a canvas.     For this challenge, you need to get inspired by the following moodboard:   As you can see, I respected the color palette, but I also included some elements of the pictures: a molded window frame (I used hot glue) and leaves. I used Nuvo Glimmer Paste (Strawberry champaign) which I stenciled through one of my Finnabair stencils. I added Moss... [Lire la suite]
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26 mars 2020

Some news from Bleeding Art DT + a card

Hello crafty friends!   Some news from Bleeding Art Challenge! From next month on, we are going to launch a challenge for our kiddos! Don't hesitate to participate with your little ones.   And today I am sharing with you one of the maaany cards I have been making for the past few months.  I won't share all of them, but some of my favorites...  For this rainbow card, I have been inspired by Jennifer Mcguire. Only the rainbow opens to show the message. I love the suttle cloud background onto gold shimmer... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2020

New Design Team !

Hi all! Today, I would like to share with you some great news: I am a proud member of a new DT,   Bleeding Art Challenge!  Every month, my fellow Design Team Members and myself will try to inspire you with amazing projects. Don't hesitate to enter our monthly anything goes challenge! We have amazing prizes and sponsors. Today is the start of a new challenge, visit us and discover all new members of the DT.  I am very excited and proud to be part of this DT and can't wait to see all your creations. Thank you... [Lire la suite]
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