“Faire des folies” with Annie Carignan

Hello again everyone !

I am sharing today another layout that I made with beautiful November Scrapbook Kit where we had ABStudio gorgeous products, 49 and Market and Prima flowers along with great chipboards from Creative Embellishments.

For this layout I wanted to work with the feathers, which are not something I normally use so this was a little bit of a challenge for me because I never know where to put them !  So I had this idea of using all of them so they would be the focus of my page.

First thing I did was  gesso the background, then I cut little peaces of paper for the top and the bottom that I adhered making a triangle directed to the center and reaching the bottom. I used AB Studio stencil with Paste.  I took the feathers and adhered them from the top to the center, and from the bottom to the center also. I painted them with white gesso.  I put some  Icing Paste to give color just a little and added   the trim lace on top and bottom.  I finished by adding flowers, tags, bird and Art Stones.

Here are some close-ups :

 

 

 

 

Material used :

Papers :

Incredible adventures

Field of flowers

Flowerful life

Embellishments:

49 & Market Vintage Shades – Yellow

49 & Market Seaside Blooms – Natural Blush

49 & Market Blossom Blooms – Linen

Creative Embellishments Chipboard – Feathers

AB Studio – Rubber Stamp ID 106

AB Studio – Stencil ID 110

Tres Jolie – Ivory Lace Trim

Mixed Media Kit:

Prima – Icing Paste Rose Gold

Prima – Art Stones

Prima – Love Story Flowers Charlize

 

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Annie xxx

Live in the Moment

Hi everyone, Kim here. Today I’m sharing a feminine layout created with the November scrapbook kit. The kit features papers from AB Studio. For a full list of kit contents please check here.

This kit is so versatile. You can create masculine or feminine layouts with it. It’s full of texture and colors that can go both ways. Here is the kit:

 

Here is my layout create with it:

I went with the soft pink, yellow and green colors from the papers.

Here are some close ups:

I used the mask from the kit to add more texture to the background. This paper was also great for fuzzy cutting elements. I used a lot of those pieces here too.

More of the fussy cut elements, along with the lace, resin feather and metal clock from the kit.  You can see a bit more of the stenciling as well.

There are some great tags to fussy cut as well. I used one here, along with the fuzzy cut leave elements. More lace and a resin clock from my stash.  I added pink and white splatters to complete the look.

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

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November Moodboard by Annie Carignan

Hello everyone !! Have you seen this month’s Moodboard ? It is gorgeous and I created a layout with the Mixed Media kit and parts of the Scrapbook kit.

It took me a while to decide how I was going to place my 3 circles (Embroidery Hoops) Here is how it ended up.  I painted all 3 with White Gesso and used AB Studio’s stencil from the Scrapbook kit on the surface.  I mixed Finnabair’s Icing Paste with water and put some on the 3 circles. I then added some texture with AB Studio’s rubber stamp.  When everything was done I felt it needed something more, that is why I put the circles on a background paper where I used the Prima stencil with the Icing Paste.

Here you can see I painted the metal gears and the key chipboard with White Gesso and added beautiful flowers.  I finished off with Arts Stones. The small white words and the round title are from my stash.

 

 

from the Mixed Media Kit:

Prima – Icing Paste Rose Gold

Prima – Art Stones

Prima – Stencil Flourish

Prima – Love Story Flowers Charlize

Tres Jolie – Embroidery Hoop 3”

Tres Jolie – Embroidery Hoop 5”

Tres Jolie – Embroidery Hoop 7”

 

from the Scrapbook Kit contents:

49 & Market Seaside Blooms – Natural Blush

Creative Embellishments Chipboard – Keys

Prima Vintage Trinkets – Clocks

AB Studio – Rubber Stamp ID 106

AB Studio – Stencil ID 110

Tres Jolie – Patina Metal Gears

Tres Jolie – Ivory Lace Trim

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Annie xxx

Scrapbook Kit Spotlight

Hello, friends!

Today on the blog we are going to get up close and personal with the monthly scrapbook kit. Let’s take a look at what’s in the November kit:

The month, the papers in the kit are from the beautiful Dreamland collection from AB Studio, an international company in Poland, designed by Aga Baraniak. These papers are amazingly gorgeous, and there are MANY images to fussy cut, which can add so much dimension to your layouts.

In addition to many beautiful floral images, there are many options with these papers to create masculine layouts, which really makes them ideal for so many projects.

The one thing that you will notice about Tres Jolie scrapbook kits is that there is an abundance of embellishments- you can easily create 4-5 layouts, possibly using a minimal amount of your own supplies! There is almost always 3 different sets of flowers and many perfectly coordinated items! To see the entire kit up close, if you haven’t already watched the kit contents video for November, here it is:

So far on the blog this month, our design team has shown what you can do with some of the items from the scrapbook kit:

Annie cut out a tag from the papers and used the AB Studio flower stamp  to create some wonderful layers.

Rae cut out many tags and floral elements to create a back drop for the photo, tucking in the patina gears and Prima clock, added some of the lace trim under the photo, and added the yellow and green 49 and Market flowers.

Ginny also used the AB Studio stamp to create a rustic layout, keeping the Creative Embellishments chipboard (feathers and keys) in their “naked” state, adding the lace, Prima clocks and the Kraft color 49 and Market flowers and elements for this design.

As you can see, there are so many ways to use this kit that is chock full of amazing products this month, and every month! Be sure to check out the blog frequently for more spotlight videos and inspiration from our design team!

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So Much Goodness Layout with Rae

Hello, and Happy Saturday!

Today I am sharing another layout I made with the November scrapbook kit.

I love these papers so much-they are sophisticated and so versatile, and a lot of the designs are perfect for scrapping masculine layouts!

Some photos you just have to scrap right away and this is one of those. Because there is so much blue in the photo, I knew I’d need to pull some blue media and flowers from my stash.

I started out using the AB Studio stencil from the kit and some dark blue ink to create a background that would peek out from under the design. It’s faint, but I like the subtle effect.

I added quite a few paper layers, some I ripped, and others have more structure, including the large banner. I also added several pieces of chipboard- an ornate frame from my stash you can see peeking out under the picture. I added a chipboard title from my stash that I added both black and dark blue ink to.

I also added the chipboard feathers from the kit as part of the flower clusters. I treated the feathers with Stampendous Frantage embossing powder in aged marine.

In the flower clusters, I used the gorgeous 49 and Market Kraft colored flowers from the kit, as well as some old Petaloo blue flowers from my stash.

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Mood board Challenge layout with Ginny

Hello all, its Ginny here with you today,

Its a brand new month and a brand new kit from Tres Jolie Kits!
Today I am sharing a project created with the November Scrapbook kit.
This kit has beautiful papers from AB Studios and some gorgeous embellishments to compliment them!

My first project is created using the mood board, this months challenge.
Here is what I came up with…

Here is the mood board for this months challenge.

Here are a few close ups and details……

I kept to monochrome tones from the mood board. There were some perfect pieces in the embellishments for this layout. I loved keeping some of the embellishments in their raw state, it kept a natural feel that matched the wildness of the rocks in my photo.

 

I layered up 3 papers to create the background layers. Going from darkest on the outside to lightest for the miain background paper. This gives the layout a nice framed effect and makes the darker parts of the layout ‘pop.
These were all distressed.

I loved this string tied tube embellishment from the flower pack and wanted to base the main cluster with this feature. I drapped one of the flower peices over it to blend it into the page.
I didn’t add any products on the chipboard feathers, keeping them in their raw state, i loved the effect they gave!

My photo I backed on patterned paper with distressed edges. I then arranged the tags behind the photo. I tied some bakers twine to the tags.

I cut lengths of lace to layer down the sides of my photo.
I used the cute little flower stamp in the background with some toffee archival ink.
The keys I added last to finish the embellishment clusters off.

I used the metal clock peices, one in each embellishment cluster. One was slotted underneath my photo layers, which are propped up with foam pads to lift them of the page, and the other is placed on top of my photo layers.

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Ginny 🙂

This Place

Hello everyone ! so happy to share new creations with brand new November kit ! Today I am sharing a layout made with the Scrapbook kit and a few things from the MM kit.   This paper is so beautiful with the 2 big butterflies that I didn’t want to hide them.  That is why I tried to keep it simple.  On the background I used the stamp from AB Studio and painted them with Watercolor from my stash.  I chose colors that matched my photo.  The die cut flowers you see behind the photo were made with a friend’s die cut I tried on my scrapbook weekend. I cut the tag from one of the AB Studio papers.  I added some flowers and Art Stones.

Here are some close-ups :

 


Material used :

From the Scrapbook Kit contents:

Papers:

Paradise Dream

Incrediable Adventure

Embellishments:

49 & Market Vintage Shades – Yellow

49 & Market Seaside Blooms – Natural Blush

49 & Market Blossom Blooms – Linen

AB Studio – Rubber Stamp ID 106

Tres Jolie – Ivory Lace Trim

 

From the Mixed Media Kit:

Prima – Icing Paste Rose Gold

Prima – Art Stones

Prima – Stencil Flourish

Prima – Love Story Flowers Charlize

from my stash :

Prima Watercolor

Gold title

a few flowers

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Journey Layout with Rae

Hello crafty friends!

You have probably already seen our November kit reveal yesterday- isn’t it lovely? My heart skipped a beat when I saw the Aga Baraniak Dreamland papers! This kit is filled with so many beautiful embellishments as well. For my first layout, I based my layout on this mood board that is for our November challenge:

Here’s what I came up with:

I started with cutting out tags and some of the flower and leaf elements. Then I added a white wash to all of the paper elements with a mixture of white gesso and water.

In this closeup below, you can see how the whitewashing gave the papers an aged, muted look. I added some grommets and twine to the tags for added texture.

I added the clock and gears from the kit. The frame around the picture is from my stash- I gave it a light coat of pale green wax paste, then added some green artisan powder for a dimensional look.

The green and yellow flowers are from the kit, and I also added some light red and pink ones to give the peachy pink flowers I cut from the papers a bit of a pop.

The lace and gears are also from the kit and are nice small touches to the design of my layout.

 

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Memories by Annie Carignan

Hello everyone ! I am sharing today another layout with October Scrapbook Kit. I don’t use dark backgrounds very often so this was a challenge for me ! I think it turned out pretty well 🙂 See below my photo tutorial :

First thing I always do is put a coat of clear gesso on the surface.

The paper from 13@rts had a beautiful texture and I wanted to add to it so I used a wood veneer stencil from my stash with paste.

Then I added some Pink spray also from my stash and added a little water.

I used a paper from the Prima Misty Rose collection and cut out some die-cuts and a frame included in a Prima flower pack also.  Finished off with lace and flowers and a wood title from 13@arts.

Here are some close-ups : 

 

 

 

  1. 13@rts Rose Fields Paper Collection
  2. Prima Marketing Misty Rose (Their Words for Each Other)
  3. 13@rts A4 Rose Fields Elements Sheet
  4. 13@rts 12×12 Chipboard sheet
  5. Dusty Attic Ornamental Trim set
  6. Prima Marketing Misty Rose Flowers
  7. Prima Marketing Misty Rose Flowers
  8. 1 yd Lace Trim
  9. Lace leaf appliques (2)

Notes & Thoughts … a masculine layout by Ginny

 

 

Hello all!

This is my last project this month for the October Scrapbook Kit at Tres Jolie Kits.

I have created a masculine page this time, I know most of the time I stick to the floral shabby chic style layout but I do like to do the occasional masculine layout, especially as I do have a son to scrap about!
I have used a reverse side of one of the beautiful papers in the kit… and I think this layout puts a completely different spin on this kit… looking at the kit photo you wouldn’t think you could create a layout like this but you can!
Its always good to see how these beautiful kits can also be used for masculine layouts – don’t forget the boys!!! LOL

 

 

I have photo process below for you to show you how I created this layout.

 

 

I started with the reverse of one of the floral 13Arts papers, I do love these black neutral papers, they are so easy to use for masculine pages. I did brush over some clear gesso to prepare the pare for lots of misting!
I used the Ayeeda mist in the kit over the background paper, I sprayed it and also undid the top and flicked the inner tube over the layout to get the splats.

 

 

The chipboard I altered using a VerDay Patina set. I used the Bronze colour, painted it over the chipboard and then added the patina solution in different places to create the mottled/ old metal effect over the chipboard. Allow to dry naturally.

 

 

Going back to the background paper now its dry, I used the Prima stencil from the kit and added areas of white texture paste over the paper.

 

 

 

Next I splattered a lot of white gesso over the layout, spritzed it with water and picked the paper up upright and allowed all the liquids to ‘run’ on the paper. Dry with a heat tool.

 

 

Next I splattered some Color Bloom Antique Gold mist over the background. Again I take the lid out and use the inner tube to flick the colour over.

 

When dry I then rubbed some Viva Inka Gold over some of the raised texture paste areas with my finger.

 

 

The photo I layered up on 3 distressed patterned paper layers, all slightly off set to each other.
I inked the edges up with an archival ink,

 

 

Now its time to put the layout together. I placed the photo centrally and added the chipboard words from the 12×12 chipboard sheet – I loved that sheet! I left these chipboard words in their nude state.

 

 

The big chipboard scroll I cut into two – basically one piece was 2/3 rds. of the total chipboard piece and the part I cut off was 1/3rd of it.
I then slotted the bigger piece under the photo layers on the right and the smaller piece in the photo layers on the left.

 

 

 

I added more chipboard words on top of the scroll and then added the blue and beige flowers from the kit! It still looks quite masculine though!

 

I added a little detail with items from my stash, some oval and teardrop druzzy beads and some seed beads. I just drop the seed beads into some gel medium and leave to dry.

 

I found these teal buttons whilst looking for the seed beads and thought they were perfect for the colour scheme so I added a couple of those under the layers too to finish the layout off.

 

Here are some close ups of the layout…..

 

 

 

Here is the October Scrapbook Kit …….

…….can you believe this layout came from this kit?!?!? – It did!!

 

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Happy scrapping

Ginny 🙂