Cards by Annie Carignan

Hello everyone ! Here I am today sharing 2 sets of cards made with September’s card kit.  You have cardstock, Maggie Holmes paper pack, flowers, lace and a set of dies !

 

For both cards, I pretty much used the same techniques.  I chose 5 different patterned papers from the paper pad and glued them on the cardstock.  Then I used the stencil that came with a Prima flower pack from the Scrapbook kit and used it on the papers with Modeling Paste.   I used a stamp from my stash as well as sprays to create texture.  At the end I finished with flowers and added some Gesso on the flowers.

For the next 2 cards, I used a white background and a border stamp from my stash. I chose two different papers for each card and put a frame made with the die cuts.  Added some flowers and embellishments from the Scrapbook kit and finished with splashes of color.

 


Material used

Maggi Holmes- Flourish 6×8 Paper pad
Bazzill Classic – Dark Kraft Cardstock 12 x 12
I Am Roses – Mixed Curly Flowers
Darice – Nested Doily Frame Die
Hand dyed seam binding

Card Monday

Hey everyone, Kim here. Today I am sharing some cards I created with the Card, Tags and more kit. I am not the best card maker, so it is always challenging for me. However, with this kit my cards came together pretty easy.

First, let’s take a look at the kit:

The kit has a 6×8 paper pad with 24 sheets of paper. Plus 2 different sizes of cardstock, flowers, a 4 piece die and hand dyed seam binding.

Here are my cards:

How about some close ups:

For this card, I did a peek a boo with 2 different sheets of paper. I tore the top one on a diagonal, distressed the edges and let the bottom sheet peek thru. I also did some faux stitching on the edges (designer Rae taught me this technique).

I also used the smaller die to cut a frame to slide under my ripped paper. Added some flowers, leaves and cheesecloth from my stash and called it done.

For my next card, I layered 2 sheets of paper. I again distressed the edges. I also cut out a banner from the bottom layer of paper. I added more flowers and ribbon, plus a sentiment sticker and it was done.

These were 2 very simple cards I created using elements form the Card kit. They didn’t take very long to create and I am happy with how they turned out.

That’s all I have for today. Thanks for stopping by.

More Havana Cards with Rae

Happy Saturday, friends!

Today I’m sharing more cards that I made using the card kit featuring the Prima Marketing Havana collection. I LOVE the colors!

So I made two cards very similar in the way that I designed them. This first one is a 6×6 square, so it’s rather large.

I started with cutting my layers- the Kaisercraft cardstock is slightly darker, completely complimentary to the greens in the Havana papers. The white layers are die cuts- I used the Kaisercraft border die from the kit, and a floral die from my stash.

I added faux stitching to all of the paper layers with a sewing wheel, paper piercer and fine tip black marker, which you can see clearer in the closeup below.

I added some pretty crystals from my stash, as well as some black and white splatters  of India ink to complete the look. The chalk inks I used were Tsukinedo Dew Drop in Ocean Oasis, and the pink is Old Rose from Prima Marketing.

 

Here’s another card I made using the same design concepts, but I added some die cuts from dies in my stash.

 

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Havana Cards and the Card Sketch with Rae

Happy Saturday, craft people!

Today I’m sharing a couple of fun cards I made with the August card kit, and, I used the first Tres Jolie card sketch designed by owner Kim Heard. Look at how beautiful it is:

I do love to make cards, but I usually get carried away with the bulkiness of embellishments, so I usually just stick them in a box or a gift bag, and these ones are no exception! 🙂 Here are two I made based on the sketch:

Both cards were made using the same design. I started with two layers and added some distressing and chalk ink from my stash. The green is a Tsukinedo Dew Drop ink pad in Ocean Oasis, and the Pink is the Prima Old Rose one. I used both chalk inks on the tickets, banners, and the green on the Kaisercraft wood doilies as well.

I added some a doily and some floral die cuts that I cut from the Prima Havana papers. I also added some Dusty Attic chipboard coins (“Smile” on this card, and “Cherish” on the other one.) from my stash. I wanted them to look like pennies so I added some copper wax paste and the green chalk inkl.

To finish off the cards, I added some black and white splatters of India ink.

Here’s the other card- same design, just different papers, and slightly different elements.

Thanks for stopping by the blog today. I hope you get a chance to play along with us this month. Details here in the Facebook community.

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We do have a couple of August card kits still available here!

Enjoy the rest of your weekend!

Card sketch

Hey everyone, it’s Kim. Today I am sharing the cards I made using the card kit and the sketch. I have to say, I’m not the best with cards, so it was good to have a sketch to follow. I’m not sure how that works though. I can create a sketch, but can’t create a card from scratch. Oh well, moving on.

Have you seen our card kit this month? It is amazing!! It features papers from Prima, a die and lots of fun embellishments. Take a look:

There are still  few kits available. You can do a single purchase here or you can subscribe here.

Here is the card sketch for the challenge this month. Make sure you join in on the fun. Post your entry for the card challenge in our Facebook Cafe.

You don’t have to be a kit subscriber to enter, just please don’t enter using products from another kit club.

Here are my takes on the sketch:

How about some close-ups:

Here is that pretty die and my flower cluster. I used the banner tag in the cluster for my sentiment instead of on the bottom.

For my center image on this card, I used the die cut twice and added the wood doily as the main piece. Then I added smaller flowers to accent it.

I love the bakers twine in the kit. The colors are perfect for this bright summery card kit. Plus there is plenty of card stock to make several cards or tags.

That’s all I have for today. Thanks for stopping by.

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Quick & Easy Greeting cards by Phyllis

Hi Crafty Friends,  Phyllis here to share my last project for Tres Jolie using the June Card Kit.   I decided to do some simple cards!  I used the same design on both cards but different papers.

You can see step by step with pictures how I created these cards!

I began by using my paper punch and cutting some flowers out from Fabscraps paper pack.  I did this with 2 different paper patterns and then layered them.

Here is the layered flowers.  Then from my stash I added some flatback pearl beads to the center of the flower.

Next I used Kaisercraft’s Doily stamp and Kaisercraft green ink pad from the card kit,  randomly stamped on Kaisercraft’s White premium cardstock that measures 6×6.  I also used the lavender ink pad for the other card,  same process.

Once the stamping was finished I cut out some tags from Fabscraps and added some twine from my stash.

In the Fabscraps paper pack you will find some diecuts and sentiments,  I picked the window diecut and then a couple sentiments.

Then I started laying down some of the flowers and also added some leaf dicuts from the Fabscraps paper pack.

My last step was to flick some ink spray from my stash all over the card.

So get your paper punches out and create quick and easy greeting cards!

I hope you get a chance to purchase this card making kit,  so many options!

You can check back on the Tres Jolie Blog daily for close ups and details on all the designers projects. We also have a great line up of photo and video tutorials for you. Please follow along on the YouTube channel.

Place your entries in the sketch challenge folder on Tres Jolie Kit Club Cafe Facebook page.

Don’t forget to follow Tres Jolie on all our various social media outlets.

Tres Jolie will host a monthly challenge. This month it is a sketch challenge. We want to see what you do with our kit and sketch. 

Please be sure to check back to see the designers projects!

Bag and Tag Set June 2018 Card Kit By Heather Thompson

I enjoy making matching things, so Today I want to share a gift bad and loaded tag set I made with the June Kit from Tres Jolie Kit Club. I was at a weekend retreat so I apologise now for the shadows in filming.

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I basically just measure the back and ends and  cut and folded appropriately.

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The tag is just layers of goodness. Lots of elements from the card kit.

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Here is a video

I hope this gives you ideas on quick and easy alterations to to plain Jane gift bags.

I hope you enjoy~! Thank you for stopping by today!

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Memory Lane Card Set- June 2018 Card Kit By Heather Thompson

Hi again, Heather here sharing another set from the June Card Kit from Tres Jolie Kit Club. This set I decided to go with a set of cards. I usually make two sets, a girl can never have enough cards. You never know when that special occasion will pop up and you need to rummage for that one special card.

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I made a video of how these came together.

Here a few close-ups of the cards. I love the beautiful blooms that came in the kit. Perfect for this set.

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I used the frame from the main kit and heat embossed for that special shimmery look.

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The stitched look adds a little extra texture to the cards.

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I hope you enjoy~! Thank you for stopping by today!

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Beautiful Greeting cards by Phyllis

Hi Crafty Friends Phyllis here to share 3 beautiful cards using Tres Jolie card kit.  The card kit is filled with beautiful papers from FabScraps.  Included in the paper pack are some diecuts and sentiments that make it quick and easy to create your cards!

Be sure to check out a step by step video below!

 

You can check back on the Tres Jolie Blog daily for close ups and details on all the designers projects. We also have a great line up of photo and video tutorials for you. Please follow along on the YouTube channel.

Place your entries in the sketch challenge folder on Tres Jolie Kit Club Cafe Facebook page.

It’s our first kit reveal!!!

Tres Jolie June 2018 reveal

It’s time for our first kit reveal. I am very excited to bring you these kits. I want to thank everyone for their support in my new endeavor. Now on to the kits.

The kits at Tres Jolie are filled with a combination of International and US products. You will find a lovely assortment of patterned papers and perfectly coordinated embellishments. These kits are for the beginner to the advanced, clean and simple to mixed media maven. No matter your style, there is something for everyone. We know you are going to love it!

Presenting the Tres Jolie June 2018 kits:

*Scrapbook Kit*

 

 
*Card Kit*
*Mixed Media Kit*

Here is the kit reveal video:

Love them, right! You can still get one of your own. Become a subscriber and you will never miss out on our gorgeous, coordinated kits. Just visit  Tres Jolie subscribe

Our designers have created some amazing projects with this kit. 

You can check back on the blog daily for close ups and details on all the designers projects. We also have a great line up of photo and video tutorials for you. Please follow along on the YouTube channel.

Make sure you visit our designers for a sneak peek of their upcoming projects.

Rae

Ginny

Heather

Phyllis

Tres Jolie will host a monthly challenge. This month it is a sketch challenge. We want to see what you do with our kit and sketch. 

Here is the sketch designed by me:

Place your entries in the sketch challenge folder on Tres Jolie Kit Club Cafe Facebook page.

Congratulations to the winner of our new subscriber prize pack:

Betty Pritt

This prize will ship with your August kit:

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Stay tuned to the blog all month long for more inspiration using the June kits.