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Cards, Tags and More Kit Spotlight

Hello!

Today we are showcasing our Cards, Tags, and More kit for March. We are doing things a bit different this go round. This month the kit features Prima Marketing Art Daily Journal kit and some coordinating embellishments.  Take a look at the picture below:

And, here’s what the DT came up with using the kit this month:

Kim did an art journal spread using the journal prompt cards in the kit:

   

Kim even created  a video to following along with. Here it is:

The art journal kit  has plenty of items to create several pages. You can even Alter the cover if you like! It’s a great deal!

Next month we will build on the Art Journal kit and have more videos to follow along with. Time to embrace your inner art journaling side.

 

And, we still have a few kits available, so be sure to snag one HERE, if you haven’t already!

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Weekend by Annie Carignan

Hello everyone !  Spring is here and I think this kit contains the best colors to make beautiful layouts of Spring or sunny Summer days!!!!

This one was pretty simple to make because I loved the background so much  that I wanted to hide little as possible.  The flower corner was my first inspiration.  I took a very delicate stencil from my stash that has small flowers just to create a bit of texture.  I took some Pink watercolor to add color but not a lot.  I used the 12×12 paper that had cut outs plus the Ephemeras (clocks and butterflies) for embellishments.  I used one of the chipboards from Creative Embellishments and finished with a badge, flowers and also the Nuvo Pink to make dots.

Here are some close-ups :

 

 

 

 


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“Open the Door” Art Journal tutorial

Hey guys, Kim here with a video tutorial using our Cards, Tags and More kit. This month we have something along the more side of this kit. It’s an art journal. We have the Prima Daily Art Journal kit and some embellishments.

I must admit, I am not much of an art journal(er). This was completely outside of the box for me. In the end I have to say I am very happy with the results and look forward to bringing you more content on this kit.

 

Let’s first take a look at the kit:

The kit contains the full Art Journal kit which has 58 pieces (journal, insert and journal prompt cards). It also includes some metal clips and the daily sentiments as extra embellishments.

What I have come to love about this kit is I don’t need a lot of time to be creative with it. The journal card gives me the prompt and I can get right to work. Perfect if I am feeling creative, but don’t have a lot of time.

It also gives me a canvas to try new things and not worry about “messing up” whole sheets of paper or full packs of embellishments. It’s the perfect size canvas to just let your creative self go.

Here are my first completed pages:

 

Like I said, I am really happy with how they turned out.

Here is a video of my process:

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May Scrapbook Kit Spotlight

Happy Mother’s Day!

Hello! We hope you all are having a fantastic weekend! In case you didn’t know, our May reveal was this past Monday, and the design team has already been showcasing their projects made with the scrapbook kit on the blog. Kim has created a fabulous  kit with Lemoncraft Grow Old with Me collection, beautiful flowers from Prima Marketing, gorgeous chipboard from Creative Embellishments, and other little things that add the perfect touches to your scrapbook projects. This kit is perfect for either vintage or feminine themed projects! Take a look at the picture below:

And for more details, check out the kit video:

And, here’s what we’ve shown you so far on the blog this month:

A layout by Kim using the monthly Mood Board:

A layout created by Annie:

If you want to see more details of any of these projects, look back through the previous posts on our blog!

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Step by Step photo Tutorial by Annie Carignan

Hello everyone !

Today I want to share with you a step by step photo tutorial on how I put together a layout with beautiful May Scrapbook Kit at Tres Jolie 🙂 Here is a photo of the kit and the content just below.  Isn’t it gorgeous ? I mean look at all that’s included !!!

Kit Content

  1. Lemoncraft Grow Old with Me – 01
  2. Lemoncraft Grow Old with Me – 02
  3. Lemoncraft Grow Old with Me – 03
  4. Lemoncraft Grow Old with Me – 04
  5. Lemoncraft Grow Old with Me – 05
  6. Lemoncraft Grow Old with Me – 06
  7. Lemoncraft Grow Old with Me – 07
  8. Lemoncraft Grow Old with Me – 08
  9. Lemoncraft Grow Old with Me – Vintage Time Ephemera 035
  10. Lemoncraft Grow Old with Me – Vintage Time Ephemera 037
  11. Lemoncraft Grow Old with Me – Buttons
  12. Prima – Chalk Ink – Pastel Peach
  13. Prima – SIIP with Flowers
  14. Prima – Clear Stamp – Rosarian
  15. Prima – Lifetime Flower Stem – Brown
  16. Prima – Divine Flower Pack – Peach
  17. Prima – Pretty Pale Flowers- Meadows
  18. Nuvo Crystal Drops – Carnation Pink
  19. Creative Embellishments Chipboard – Rose Page Corner
  20. Creative Embellishments Chipboard – Filigree Set
 
Here is my layout :
 

As you probably already know, I always put a coat of Clear Gesso on all my layouts first.  The brand really does not matter, as long as it is Gesso !

 

After putting the Gesso I decided to use another paper on the background… so I put Gesso on that too !

 

Did some tearing on top and bottom, love how that looks !

 

I used a stencil from my stash with Crakle Paste but it can be any Modeling Paste, Heavy Gesso, Heavy Gel, whatever you have that has texture.

 

 

Once everything is dry, I can start playing with my watercolors !  I am trying to match the colors of the papers 🙂

I did the same thing with the Chalk included in the kit and mixing it with a little bit of water.

 

 

Here I used the chalk again but this time on the chipboard for an opaque look.

When it was almost dry, I took the same watercolor and put a little bit on the chipboard.

 

 

I really love the result ! I cut the chipboard into little peaces so they would show all around my layout. I place the peaces where I wanted them and put glue right away.

Here I decided to keep a few peaces for another layout.  On top of the chipboard, I used one of the die-cuts from a 12×12 paper and added cheese cloth. I also used the stamp from the kit on top and bottom.

 

 

I used watercolor again but on the flowers so they could be a little bit Pink.  I had previously cut out the clocks and the butterflies from the Vintage Ephemeras and used them around the photo.  Here you can see I am applying Stones with Gel Medium which I use as glue.

Here you can see the final result with the pearls 🙂

 

Here is a title from a previous kit :

 

More close-ups :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I hope you liked my tutorial, let me know if you have questions !!
 

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May 2019 Kit Reveal

Welcome to our Tres Jolie May 2019 reveal.

Today we are revealing our all our May kits. Once again, I’m just as excited to bring you these kits.

At Tres Jolie we do our best to bring you the latest and greatest. This month is no exception. Our main kit is filled with brand new papers from Lemoncraft.

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 May 2019 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 from me:

This was created for our monthly challenge (see below).

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 their monthly challenge inspiration project.

Annie

Rae

Tres Jolie will host a different challenge each month. This month we have a mood board. This mood board can easily be used to create a card, tag, layout or even altered project. This challenge is open to everyone, however we would like to see what you do with our kit(s) and our mood board.

Here is the mood board:

Place your entries in the May 2019 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 May 31st, 2018 at 11:59 pm CST.

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Happy National Scrapbook Day from Tres Jolie Kits!

Happy National Scrapbook Day!

How are you celebrating? We are getting ready for our May reveal, and it’s going to be amazing!

Let’s take a closer look at the April kits and design team projects. As most of you know, we offer THREE monthly kits: the SCRAPBOOK kit, the CARDS, TAGS, AND MORE kit, and the MIXED MEDIA kit. Each kit is FILLED with the latest and greatest, most sophisticated papers, embellishments, and mixed media products.

If you read our blog (Of course you do!) Then you have seen some beautiful projects that our design team have created. And, if you are part of our Facebook community, the Tres Jolie Kit Club Cafe, you have probably seen our subscribers are also making some amazing creations as well! Click the link to check it out!

The April kit features the new 49 and Market collection, Vintage Remnants, along with some divine embellishments:

Take a look at some of the projects our design team made this month that we have featured on the blog this month

And here’s a couple more that I didn’t get a chance to share:

Now let’s take a look at the Cards, Tags, and More kits featuring the Love Notes collection from Graphic 45:

 

That paper is TO DIE FOR! Annie made some stunning cards with it!

Next we have our Mixed Media kit:

And these our the design team projects:

Thanks for stopping by the blog today! We hope you get a chance to create something fun today or are making memories that you can scrap later!

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“La Vie” Layout with Rae

Hello, and Happy Saturday!

Today I am sharing a layout I made using the April scrapbook kit.

I kept this layout pretty simple- the 49 and Market papers in the kit are gorgeous, and I really didn’t want to take away from that, so I kept to the basics with the layering and distressing.

I bought some of the 49 and Market elements on my own, so which you can see in the closeup below- the layer under the paper mat, and the white rose corner piece sticking out from under the layers.

I added some flowers from my stash to add variety and coordinate with the papers. I also added a piece of scrap paper from the kit paper under the “La Vie” Prima Memory Hardware clioche embellishment.
I also tucked in some sisal throughout the flower clusters.

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April last project by Annie Carignan

Hello everyone ! Today I am presenting my last project with April’s Scrapbook Kit. What a fun kit it was to play with !

 

 

I used a stencil with Modeling Paste first, then I added different blue paints and watercolour with water.

I added peaces of chipboard that I had cut previously for another layout and started to put different things on the background. I finished with flowers and some Gold spray included in the kit.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scrapbook Kit:

  1. 49 & Market Vintage Remnants sheet 1
  2. 49 & Market Vintage Remnants sheet 2
  3. 49 & Market Vintage Remnants sheet 3
  4. 49 & Market Vintage Remnants sheet 4
  5. 49 & Market Vintage Remnants sheet 5
  6. 49 & Market Vintage Remnants sheet 6
  7. 49 & Market Vintage Remnants sheet 7
  8. 49 & Market Vintage Remnants sheet 8
  9. 49 & Market Vintage Remnants sheet 9
  10. 49 & Market Vintage Remnants sheet 10
  11. 49 & Market Blossom Blends – Aloe
  12. 49 & Market Garden Seeds – Sea Breeze
  13. Nuvo Mica Mist – Antique Gold
  14. Prima Marketing – Candy Gems – Melon
  15. Prima Marketing – Memory Hardware Cloche
  16. Prima Marketing – Chalk Ink – Tin Can
  17. Creative Embellishments Chipboard – Moroccan Lattice
  18. Creative Embellishments Chipboard – Columns
  19. Prima Marketing – Trinkets with glass beads
  20. Resin Columns

 

 

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“Find Your Path” Mixed Media Canvas with Rae

Happy Saturday!

Have you seen our mixed media kit this month? It’s full of wonderful products including the new tissue paper and texture pastes from Prima Marketing! Take a look:

 

And, here’s what I came up with using the kit along with some items of my own.

Here’s how I created the background:

I ripped up some of the tissue paper and adhered it randomly with 3D Gloss Gel that I added to the canvas as a glue, then once again over the tissue paper to seal it.

Next, I added some of the cream texture paste to the canvas everywhere that the tissue paper was not, adding some to the edges of the tissue paper as well.

I added the cool grey and moss texture pastes as well.

I painted the Prima resin frame with the black gesso, and once dry, I also dry brushed the frame with some of the moss texture paste.

I painted the Prima resin frame with the black gesso, and once dry, I also dry brushed the frame with some of the moss texture paste.

In this close up, you can see how the cream texture paste is able to blend perfectly with the tissue paper.

I added some flowers and gears from my stash.

This closeup shows one way to “blend” the texture pastes- the colors go together perfectly. The bee is a piece of junk jewelry I had.

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