June Mixed Media Kit Butterfly

Hello all! Ginny here!

I’m back today with my 1st project made with the June Mixed Media Kit from Tres Jolie! I loved these butterflies from Prima to alter!

I have done a photo tutorial of my process in creating this altered piece.

So lets start…..  🙂

* I started with the Prima Matte Resins, I chose my butterfly to use with the stand.

*I gave the base a coat of gesso.

*To colour the butterfly and the base I used the Alcohol inks from the mixed media kit. 

*Put a drop of each colour on a craft sheet, I used some blending solution with the inks which makes them easier to use and then you get the blended/bleeding look.

*With a paint brush I roughly brushed over randomly the inks starting with the palest brown first and then the darker one to create a mottled effect. Drying slightly between each colour application

*When almost dry I then added the patina in various places over the top of the browns.

*I repeated this process with the stand.

*Also in the mixed media kit was the Magic Powder. I made a coloured paste with it and some beige acrylic pant and then added the paste in areas over the butterfly to add depth and texture.

*I cut some of the gorgeous green rhinestones from the kit and glued them on to the body of the butterfly. I added some cheesecloth to make the base of my embellishment cluster.

*I wanted to use some wording on my project, so I chose and cut out some words from the 13 Arts Paper All Good Things to use later.

*Now I built up the embellishment cluster using flowers and leaves from the June scrapbook kit, some smaller rhinestones cut into small lengths and draped over the cheesecloth and the leaves. Using some gel medium dabbed in places over the butterfly I then dropped some seed beads into it.

*I finished off with the cut out wording which I edged with some Viva Gold and then glued them onto the embellishment clusters.

*The base I did similarly with the cheesecloth first, then a leaf and flowers, gems and  wording.

*Lastly I used some more of the Viva Inka Gold from my own stash to the edges of the butterfly and to the antennae as well. 

*Gently push the butterfly onto the wire stand. There is a hole already in the base of the butterfly to do this.

*Now for a couple of close ups of the project.

Products used on this project.

Mixed Media Kit:

Prima: Matte Resin Craft Blanks Papillon

13 Arts: Magic Powder

Ranger: Texture Paste Opaque Matte

Tim Holzt: Alcohol Ink: Latte / Caramel / Patina

Prima: Relics & Artifacts 12″ Bohemian Jewels

13 Arts: Brown Microspheres 

Scrapbook Kit

Prima Flowers: #631239

13 Arts: Until Dawn: All Good Things

Other Products:

Tim Holzt: Adirondack Alcohol Blending Solution

Viva Inka Gold

Cheesecloth

Acrylic Paint: beige

If you would like to receive the mixed media kit straight to your door follow the link below to the website for more details on how to subscribe.

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Thanks for stopping by the blog today,

Ginny  🙂

Elegant Layout by Phyllis

Hi Crafty Friends Phyllis here to share my first layout using Tres Jolie Scrapbook Kit.  I wanted my layout to be soft and elegant.  I used Prima’s Vintage Floral papers in the Scrapbook Kit,  Parallel Minds,  Good News,  Pink Promises and Misty Fields.

If you love a soft vintage look for your layouts or any papercrafting project you will love these elegant papers in the kit!

Be sure to check out my YouTube step by step tutorial link below!

YouTube step by step tutorial:

 

Product list from the Scrapbook Kit:

Prima Vintage Floral Papers:  Parallel Minds,  Misty Fields,  Good News and Pink Promises

Beautiful White Lace Trim

Creative Embellishments Chipboard

Prima Resin Feathers

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!

 

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.

 

Welcome to Tres Jolie Kit Club

Hi everyone, welcome to Tres Jolie. We are a new monthly kit club and we are so excited to have you joining us. Each month we will have 3 new kits featuring the best we can find in the crafting community.

So let me tell you a bit about our kits and what makes them different from the other kit clubs.

First is our scrapbook kit, it will be contain anywhere from 10-12 sheets of shabby chic, vintage romantic style patterned papers. These papers are going to be from the top companies, both local and international. Add to that embellishments selected to perfectly compliment those papers. That will include flowers, chipboard, metal, resin, lace or whatever else we can find. Doesn’t that all sound yummy?

Next up we have our cards, tags and more kit. That’s right a kit specifically for that make cards and tags. This kit will alternate between cardstock or tags as the base. It will always include patterned paper and embellishments to build upon that base. What are Cards and tags without flowers, bling, stamps and ink. Who knows, we may even slip in a die (think Julie Nutting dolls) one month. What do you say card makers?

Last, but definitely not least is the mixed media kit. It’s kinda like mixed media with a project. Don’t you hate getting a bunch of mixed media and nothing to try it out on? Not with this kit. It comes with the mediums and a project to use them on. That’s right, you get to get in there and get your hands dirty the minute you finish opening this kit.

The other thing that’s different about our kit club is our dedication to our subscribers. There will be “perks” that as a subscriber only you will be privy too. Sometimes, there may even be a little something extra in your kit.

Our kits will begin shipping in May. For all the details on how to subscribe and shipping please click on the subscribe tab at the top of the page. Also visit the FAQ page for any other questions. If you still can’t find the answer, please email me at Kim@tresjoliekits.com

I know this has been a very wordy post, so I will leave you with a preview of our first kit.