Join Us for the Mood Board Challenge!

Happy Saturday!

Have you seen our mood board challenge this month? With all the gears, clocks and amazing textures in the November scrapbook kit, this challenge is sooooo fun and simple!

Here’s what our design team has come up with for the challenge as shown on the blog so far this month:

And, we have one amazing entry so far by Betty:

You can play along with us too! Don’t have a kit? You can still buy one! BUT, you don’t need a kit to play- we welcome everyone with whatever supplies you have! All you have to do is post your entry to our Facebook challenge album by November 30th!

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Shabby Chic Greetings Cards by Ginny

Hello all, Ginny here with you today…..

This month I had the card kit from Tres Jolie Kits to play with…. I am not a regular card maker but I have to say I really enjoyed creating these!
I have made two sets of cards, the second I will show you later in the month.
The card kit features Prima Amelia Rose, beautiful papers, with embellishments from Prima, 49 & Market, Darice and Creative Embellishments.

 

Here are some photos of the cards:

 

 

 

Now I will show a step by step process for creating them.

 

Use the white blank cards from the Card kit……

I chose 4 different patterned papers from the Amelia Rose paper pad.
I trimmed the first paper to fit the front of the card making it very slightly smaller then the card size.

Each paper layer after that I made lightly smaller then the previous to create the different layers.

I distressed all the edges and the final layer I tore into to really distress it!

Stick the first two layers onto the front of the card

And the third….

The fourth layer I wrapped the seam binding around it length ways and tied into a bow…….

….and then glue it on top of the other layers.

I wanted to create a decoupage effect with some fussy cutting from the papers. I cut four pieces of similar flower clusters from the floral paper.

With my starting point in place with my chosen main flower I then started adding my decoupage layers next to it, with the use of tiny small foam pads.

If you are layering up amongst flowers you may need to double pads up at one end to get the piece to sit flat.

I then added the next decoupage layer in order of size on top of the first…..

At this point I also started to add more small flowers and the leaves.

The last paper decoupage layer was added…

…along with another small flower and leaf.

I added a couple of single fussy cut flowers to the background before adding my title greeting.

The chipboard titles were embossed with white embossing powder.

Here are the products used on these cards

* Prima Amelia Rose A4 paper pad
* 49 & Market Garden Seeds Watermelon
* Creative embellishments chipboard – Sentimental Words
* Darice Cards & Envelopes
* Tres Jolie Seam Binding

 

 

And some close ups……

 

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Ginny 🙂

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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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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Birthday Tag and Card set

Hey everyone, Kim here. Today I am going to share my first set of projects from the Card, Tags and more kit.

I have to admit, cards and tags weren’t my thing to begin with, but I am really getting into them now. Especially using these kits. Let’s first take a look at this months kit.

 

This kit is filled with lots of paper to create plenty of tags and cards. It also have a set of cards with envelopes.  Plus plenty of embellishments (for a full list of contents see here).

Here is my first project. It is a Birthday Tag and Card set.

How about some close ups:

I cut the tag out of the copper cardstock in the kit. Then I created a couple of layers of paper and cardstock and more paper. I fussy cut a few flowers from a sheet of the paper and added it in between my layers. I also added some of the tickets from the kit on top of the layers

The chipboard title and bling are from the kit and I just painted it with black gesso. The oval from is from my stash. I used a couple layers of black gesso, then randomly sprinkled some pink embossing powder on it.

For the mini card, it was done pretty much the same as the tag. I used the copper cardstock as a base, added some layers of paper and embellished with flowers, bling and a frame from my stash. Instead of using black gesso on the frame I used white. I still added the pink embossing powder. The limited edition title is also from my stash.

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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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Tres Jolie November 2018 Kit Reveal

Tres Jolie November 2018 reveal

It’s that time again. Today we are revealing our November kit. Once again, I’m just as excited to bring you this kit.

Tres Jolie kits are filled with a combination of International and US products. We do our best to bring you the latest and greatest. This month is no exception.

You will find a lovely assortment of patterned papers and perfectly coordinated embellishments. The kits are for the beginner to the advanced, the clean and simple scrapper to the mixed-media maven. No matter your style, there is some for everyone. We know you are going to love it.

Presenting the Tres Jolie November 2018 kits:

*Scrapbook kit*

*Cards, Tags and more kit*

*Mixed Media Kit*

For a full list of all our kit contents, please visit our website home page here.

Here is the full kit reveal video:

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Our designers have created some amazing projects. Here is a sampling:

Check the blog daily for full reveal of each designers projects. They will be sharing close ups, tutorials and videos.  Please make sure you follow us on YouTube so you will get notified when a new video goes live.

Visit our designers blogs for sneak peeks of their upcoming projects.

Ginny

Annie

Rae

Tres Jolie will host a different challenge each month. This month We have a mood board challenges. This is mood board can easily be used to create a card, tag, layout or altered project. We want to see what you do with our kit(s) and our mood board.

Here is the Mood Board:

Place your entries in the November Challenge folder on Tres Jolie Kit Club Cafe Facebook page. All are welcome to enter, however we’d love to see what you do with our kits.

This challenge ends on November 30th, 2018 at 11:59 pm CST.

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