Challenge Monday

Happy Monday everyone, it’s Kim here. I’m back with another edition of Challenge Monday. This month is a layout sketch challenge.

Here is the sketch:

Although this is a layout sketch, it can easily be adapted for cards, tags or even a canvas.

Here is my take on the sketch:

I used a photo of dh and I on our anniversary this year. Man where did the past 24 yrs go? How about some close ups?

I started with a 2 sheets of the Prima paper. I cut the busier sheet and layered it on the light pink sheet of paper. I distressed the edges of the paper and did some light stenciling on the background.

I used the large trim piece and heat embossed it with lindy’s caesar’s gold embossing powder. I also layered paper and that cardboard from from the flower pack under my photo. I popped the layers up with foam tape.

I used some of the lace as a border and did a small cluster of the flowers. The title is from the 12×12 chipboard. I heat embossed that with the Lindy’s as well. I also added a small floral cluster in the bottom left hand corner.

Here is my little tip for the week: I have found that Lindy’s Caesar’s Gold embossing powder is a great match for this kit. If you have it in your stash try it out.

I can’t wait to see what you guys create based on the sketch. Don’t forget to load your entries in the sketch challenge folder here , so you will be eligible for the prize.

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Wishes by Annie Carignan

Hello all !! Today I am sharing with you a layout made with October’s Scrapbook Kit.  This month’s kit is filled with gorgeous papers from Prima and 13@rts.

I started of course by a coat of Clear Gesso on the surface to prepare my paper for mediums.  As you can see on the photo I used a stencil from my stash with crackle paint.

Once the flowers were dry I used Watercolors in different Pink shades.

I did the same thing with Green on the leaves. I wanted the roses to blend with the flowers that are already on the paper.

Here is a closer look :

I also took a flower stamp from my stash with Black ink to add texture. At last, I cut some flowers from the other papers from the kit to use them as Ephemeras on the layout.

Material used :

13@rts Rose Fields Paper Collection (6 Sheets)
13@rts A4 Rose Fields Elements Sheet
13@rts 12×12 Chipboard sheet
Prima Marketing Misty Rose Flowers
Prima Marketing Misty Rose Flowers

Thank you and see you soon !

 

Annie

“Fun Days” Layout with Rae

Hello, friends!

I’m delighted to share my first project that I made using the October scrapbook kit, which you can purchase here: October Goodness.

For this layout I used the Prima Marketing Misty Rose papers in the kit. I started by adding clear gesso to the papers, once dry, I ripped the “Memorable Floral Wall” paper. I did some stenciling with some crackle paste. Then, I added water, then sprayed both pieces with water, then the 13 Arts Pearl Turquoise spray from the kit. I wiped up the excess moisture with a wet paper towel to expose the stenciling and lighten the color, then I used some brown distress ink around the edges, and glued both of the ripped pieces to the Prima “Scented Love” paper.

In this closeup below, you can see the stenciling detail, as well as the distressed look of the Dusty Attic Chipboard- I used Stampendous Frantage embossing powder in aged copper from my stash to achieve that mottled look.

In the middle, I placed my photo with a mat and cut some elements from one of the Prima papers for some ephemera layers, and made flower clusters on each side of the photo. The clusters are a combination of flowers from the kit as well as some from my stash. 

I added the beautiful white applique leaves to both clusters, as well as some leftover die cuts I had from my watercolor canvas that I will be sharing this month. They are cut from white cardstock, and painted with the Prima Marketing Metallic Accents from the October Mixed Media kit.

I also added a title using the 13 Arts chipboard panel- Fun Days, which I also sprayed with the 13 Arts Pearl Turquoise mist.

I added some white gesso to the flower clusters to soften the colors.

 

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Best Memories by Ginny

Hi all,

Its the start of the month with a brand new kit to share with you from Tres Jolie Kits.

This one was gorgeous and I thoroughly enjoyed creating with the gorgeous 13 Arts papers.

The colours were vibrant in places and as you will see later tin the month I have done a masculine layout from the kit too.

Here is my first layout for the month and it is also my interpretation of the sketch. It is, I admit, quite a loose interpretation but this is where I ended up in my process of following it!
I hope you like it!

Here is this months challenge sketch.

The next few photos show you my process in creating this layout.

I loved this patterned paper with the black background and was my first choice of paper to use from the kit.
I also chose the frame from the embellishments to match to the sketch design.

These are the flowers and chippy pieces I chose to use from the kit.
I have added some other flowers from my stash to create the flower overload that we all love!

I mixed some pink acrylic pink in with the texture paste to create my pink texture paste

I used this pink paste to stencil my background

My chosen photo I slipped inside the frame

I used the pink texture paste on the chipboard swirls as well. I built it up in places to create a think layer very textured layer.

The title chipboard I covered with a white embossing powder

I also added some white texture paste stencilling on the background

The photo and frame are popped up on cardboard so I could add flowers underneath the layers which creates depth and makes the layers stand out more. I built the flower layers up with the pink chippy swirls layered up with them.

Lastly I added the title chipboard pieces gluing them on top of the flowers.

Here are some close ups of the layout

 

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Here is the September Scrapbook Kit I used to create this layout

 

 

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thanks for stopping by today,

happy scrapping!

Ginny 🙂

 

“Love This” Layout with Rae

Hello, Friends!

Today I’m sharing my layout I made for the September monthly challenge.  Here’s the mood board for the challenge:

And, today is the last day to enter out challenge. You can find the details here.
And, here’s how the mood board inspired me:

All of those pics in the mood board have so many ornate details, so that’s what I decided to add: many small details! 🙂

I added some black vines that I cut from a older Memory Box die.

I added a doily and some lace from my stash, which was a nice contrast to the ripped paper layers. I also added the Prima Marketing green Say it in Crystals to the tips of the doilies and some random other areas.

In these closeups, you can see that I added splatters of black and white (India ink) as well as some blue- the Prima Marketing Color Bloom spray in Glistening Waves was perfect for the Prima Flirty Fleur collection!

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Dinosaur Egg Layout by Ginny

Hello everyone!

This is my last project of the month using the September Tres Jolie Scrapbook kit.
This is quite a fun layout, its still very much shabby chic in style but has a fun edge to it with the photo and words.
Holly was on her Brownie Holiday and we were visiting a dinosaur park in the Isle of Wight. These eggs the children could get into as part of the interactive experience for them… all great fun and a great photo opportunity!

Here is a photo process tutorial showing you how I created this layout…..

 

I used three 12×12 background papers. The bottom one I kept at 12x12in, the next two I trimmed so they were a cm smaller on all sides then the one underneath. They were all heavily distressed and shabby rips torn into the sides in places.
My photo is layered on a piece of patterned paper also with torn edges. At this point I hadn’t stuck the photo down.

Having decided where my photo was going I added some texture paste and stencilling in the same area so that the stencilling shows around my photo.

I then added the photo and started to build up with a journal note cut from the 12×12 papers and some of the ephemera flower pieces. These are really pretty and eye catching with the foils on them, they really catch the light.

Next I added the flowers, a couple of ‘word’ ephemera and some resin dragonflies.

The green pearl strip I cut up into pieces and added them to my flower clusters wit some of the single pearls.

I added some detail to the dragonflies

with the Silver Nuvo Crystal.

And lastly splashed over some watered down gesso to finish.

 

Here are some close ups of the layout followed by the products list…..

 

Products used on this layout:

* Prima Flirty Fleur Collection: Pretty Birds
* Prima Flirty Fleur Collection: Travelling Florals
* Prima Flirty Fleur Collection: Something Floral
* Bobunny: Black Tie Affair: Lace
* Prima Flowers: #634551
* Prima Flowers: #634483 (stencil)
* Prima Flowers: Flirty Fleur ephemera
* Prima: Say it in Pearls: green #530518
* Prima: Resin Icon: Butterflies #573317
* Gesso
* Ranger texture paste opaque white

 

Here is the September scrapbook kit

 

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Ginny 🙂

Believe Altered Box with Rae

Hello, friends!

Today I’m sharing an altered box I made with the September scrapbook kit.

If you are anything like me, you save all kinds of boxes for scrapbook projects. This is one that had some skincare products. It was perfect for this kit because it was already a matte black, so no prep work was required.

I started wit the inside of the box. I plan to use this box, so I kept the design to a minimum inside. I added pieces of the Bo Bunny paper to the sides and bottom of the box, only adding some black chalk ink.

For the inside top, I added the same Bo Bunny paper, but I didn’t have enough for the whole thing, so I cut the scrap in half and added it, leaving a blank area in the middle, then added a piece of the Prima Marketing paper for a nice contrast.

I also added one of the silver frames that came in one of the Prima Marketing flower packs, as well as some flowers from the kit, and some flowers from my stash.

The appliques and vellum with script are also from my stash. I completed the design by adding some of the Prima Say it in Pearls items.

For the outside of the box, I kept it simple as well. I added the striped Bo Bunny paper to all 4 sides, and added a knob from my stash and flower where the magnet that closes the box is.

For the top of the box, I ripped a piece of the Bo Bunny and a piece of the Prima Marketing paper. I added black chalk ink to all sides of both of the sheets.

The cluster includes a doily, piece of script vellum, as well  as the Creative Embellishments chipboard frame, the bottom layers and which I added embossing powder to for an aged effect. I also added an applique from my stash.

I added many flowers, and a quote which I took from the Prima Flirty Fleur journaling card from my stash. I completed the design by adding some of the Prima Say it in Crystals border, tucked in between the paper layers, a black resin butterfly from the kit, and some black and white splatter of India ink.

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Love this by Annie Carignan

 

Hello everyone ! Here I am again with another layout for September Kit 🙂

 

I wanted this layout to be mostly Black and White.  That is why I chose both sides of a paper from BoBunny (Lace). I put a little bit of Turquoise Paint and flowers to go with the Ephemeras (Prima) and the circles that I cut from a Prima paper (Traveling Floral).  Behind the photos I used the frames that come with the flower packs also from Prima.  I used here and there the stencil from another flower pack with Modeling Paste.  I cut the chipboard in 2 pieces and painted it black and Turquoise.  I added embellishments (Black resin Butterfly) and flowers cut from a paper (Traveling Floral).

Here are some closer details :

Material used :

Prima Flirty Fleur – Traveling Florals
Bo Bunny Black Tie – Lace
Resin Wood in a box – Butterfly
Prima Flirty Fleur Ephemera
Prima Flirty Fleur Flowers – Goldkiss
Prima Flirty Fleur Flowers – Minty Sprinkles
Creative Embellishments – Swirly Border
Darice – Self Stick Gems (Black)

See you soon with another post, where I will show you what I made with the card kit 😉

 

‘A Fun Ride’ layout with Ginny

Hi everyone, Ginny here with you today.
I’m back on the Tres Jolie blog again with this layout created with the September kit from Tres Jolie Kit Club.
This layout used loads of layers to create a really detailed deep effect with a mixed media background.

Here are some close up photos with a few details of the layout.

 

The mixed media background is acrylic paint brushed over the centre of the background paper.
I used white texture paste with the stencil and added it to show out around the sides of the layered papers in the centre.

I used a selection of the papers from the kit to create my paper layers. I used various colours that contrast each other and yes, as usual they all have torn edges. I layered them up off set against each other.

I used some Splash! Ink splattered in the background and added the cute peg with a piece out of the ephemera glued onto it. I love the modern effect that some of the ephemera pieces give the layout against the shabby chic style.

The frame was with one of the Prima flower sets and was the perfect size to work well with my photo.

I added some of the black glitter gems and some enamel drops too.
The blue roses I toned down a little by gently brushing them with gesso to get a softer colour to them.

I added one of the cute resin peices and chose the bee to sit in my flower cluster.

Just a note, when layering up paper layers, layer some up with foam pads or cardboard in-between and some without, this adds an irregularity that gives a really good look and also spaces to slide embellishments in-between.

 

Here is the September scrapbook kit….

 

Products used on this layout from the kit:

* BoBunny: Black Tie Affair: Glamour
* Prima Marketing: Flowers #634483
* Blue Rose Buds
* Prima Marketing: Flowers Flirty Fleur Ephemera
* Prima Marketing: Flowers #634551
* Prima Marketing: Resin Icons #573317
* Darice: Gems Glitter Black

Products from my Stash:

* Indigo Blu: English Cottage Acrylic Paint: Peppermint Tea
* Gesso white
* Ranger: Enamel Accents Black

Products from Previous kits

* Ranger Texture Paste Opaque White
* Ayeeda Ink Splash! white

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happy scrapping!

Ginny 🙂

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* BoBunny: Black Tie Affair: Glamour
* Prima Marketing: Flowers #634483
* Blue Rose Buds
* Prima Marketing: Flowers Flirty Fleur Ephemera
* Prima Marketing: Flowers #634551
* Prima Marketing: Resin Icons #573317
* Darice: Gems Glitter Black

Products from my Stash

* Indigo Blu: English Cottage Acrylic Paint: Peppermint Tea
* Gesso white
* Ranger: Enamel Accents Black

Products from Previous kits

* Ranger Texture Paste Opaque White
* Ayeeda Ink Splash! white

‘Too Cute’ layout by Ginny

Hello everyone! Ginny here with you today!

Today I am sharing another layout made with the September kit from Tres Jolie Kit Club. This one is made with the Bobunny papers in the kit.
I really enjoyed making this one, it came together really quickly and i loved these photos of my DS from what seems a very long time ago! He is now a teenager!

Here are some close ups with some details for you……

 

I created layers with the papers, adding a floral details paper to the more neutral black background paper. All paper layers had torn edges. I highlighted the pale blues by using a coordinating piece of cardstock in the layers to make the colours ‘pop’.

I used the ephemera tags and journal cards to add more layers. I cut them in half and then slotted the top half of the cards I the top of the layers and the bottom of the cards into the bottom of the layers. This makes your ephemera go further and balances the design. I layered a lovely piece of lace into my paper layers too.

I scrumped up some cream embroidery thread behind my flower embellishments to add a different effect. The chipboard piece I simply painted with gesso and then dropped some of the blue pigment in places along it to add a little coloured detail to it. Whilst this was all still wet I dropped some colour coordinated seed beads on to it to finish off.

I used some Splash! white ink splattered in the background and added some of the pearls.

Products used from the kit:

* Bobunny Black Tie Affair – Lace
* Bobunny Black Tie Affair – Black tie Affair
* Prima Marketing Flirty Fleur – Little Notes
* Prima Marketing Say it in Pearls – strip green -#530518
* Creative Embellishments chipboard – Flourish Border
* Prima Marketing Flowers – Flirty Fleur #634483
* Prima Marketing Flowers – Flirty Fleur #634551
* Prima Marketing Flirty Fleur Ephemera
* Nuvo Crystal Drops – Silver Lining

Products used from my stash/ previous kits:

* Coredinations Cardstock – Powder Blue
* Ayeeda Ink Splash! White
* Gesso – white
* Seed Beads
* White Lace
* Embroidery thread – cream

 

Here is the September Scrapbook kit…..

 

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thanks for stopping by today,

happy scrapping!

Ginny 🙂