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April Sketch Challenge Winner

Hey guys, I’m back to announce the April sketch challenge winner. As always this took a bit of time to choose from the gorgeous entries.

Here is the April sketch:

So without anymore waiting, congratulations to our April sketch challenge winner:

Donna Bailey Sergent!!

Here is Donna’s winning layout:

What a beautiful layout. Love the torn edges and layers under the photo Donna created. Her bits of stamping and splatters are the perfect accent. They way she interpreted the sketch really make this layout.

Thanks so much for playing along everyone. Donna your prize will be added to your next kit.

Have you joined in on our challenges, why not? Our sketches and mood boards are a lot of fun and are open to everyone.

Make sure you come back as our designers have more projects to reveal.

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Art Journal Cover – May Cards, Tags and more Kit

Hello Hello !!!

This month is really special and different.  I don’t know if you saw Kim’s video revealing this month’s kit but I thought it was such a good idea to create a kit with a Journal that can be used on a long period.

If you want more details of this kit here is the link to the video :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=89BN45WQo7k

Today I decided I would show you my Journal cover.  To be honest, I was scared at first because I had not touched Journaling for a very long time and I thought the inspiration would never come.  I took a few days to think about it and thought to myself : What inspires you ? What do you like ? What represents YOU ? I used my favorite colors of course 🙂

I went back to my old Art Journals and they really gave me ideas.  I remembered that I always started with a background like tissu paper, or old books or dictionaries.

I took some pages from the Planner Kit and adhered them with Matte Gel.  Once that was dry, I put some Acrylic Paint from my stash (Finnabair Art Alchemy Impasto MINT) using a spatula.  I used a stencil with Nuvo Mousse and the stamp from the Scrapbook Kit.

I used embellishments from previous kits and a lot of flowers from my stash.  I finished off with some words from the Art Daily Planner Sentiments.

Material used :

Prima – Art Daily 58Piece Planner Kit

Prima – Art Daily Planner – Sentiments

Prima – Art Daily Planner – 

Metal Bookmarks

Annie

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All Pink layout by Annie Carignan

Hello!

presenting today another layout from May Scrapbook Kit at Tres Jolie.

Lots of beautiful products included :

I took this wooden paper from Lemon Craft as my background and put a coat of Clear gesso first.

I used a stencil from my stash with Modeling Paste and created a design starting at the top right coming down in the middle.  Once that was dry I used watercolours , Red, Pink and Orange on the paste. I also did a few splashes here and there.

If you remember for my first layout this month, I had kept some peaces of chipboard : I used them for this layout .  I also used some of the paper clocks and butterflies I had previously cut out.  I added some cheese cloth, flowers and Nuvo dots.  To finish, I took some White Gesso mixed with a little bit of water and did some splashes.

Here are some close-ups :

 

 

The small phrases are from the Cards, Tags and more kit.

 

I almost always use the vellum you can find in Prima flower packs, LOVE them 🙂

 

 

Also used the cute bow pin and badge.

Don’t be afraid to add color to flowers :

 

Material :

  1. Lemoncraft Grow Old with Me – 01
  2. Lemoncraft Grow Old with Me – 07
  3. Lemoncraft Grow Old with Me – Vintage Time Ephemera 035
  4. Lemoncraft Grow Old with Me – Vintage Time Ephemera 037
  5. Lemoncraft Grow Old with Me – Buttons
  6. Prima – Chalk Ink – Pastel Peach
  7. Prima – SIIP with Flowers
  8. Prima – Lifetime Flower Stem – Brown
  9. Prima – Divine Flower Pack – Peach
  10. Prima – Pretty Pale Flowers- Meadows
  11. Nuvo Crystal Drops – Carnation Pink
  12. Creative Embellishments Chipboard – Rose Page Corner
  13. Prima – Art Daily Planner – Sentiments (Cards, Tags and more kit)
I hope you liked this layout, 
Annie
 

May Mixed Media Monday

Hi everyone, Kim here with another edition of Mixed Media Monday. Today I am going to be sharing my project created with the Mixed Media kit. I also have a video to share of the process.

This month’s Mixed Media kit features Prima Marketing  texture past, Luimere paints  and a large artist palette. Also included is are some resin flowers, gold flowers, glitter and a 6×6 stencil.

Here is the kit:

This artist palette was really oversized and a lot of fun to alter using the kit mediums.

Here is my project:

Here are some close ups of the project:

I added some flowers and resin frame from my stash.

Here is the video process on how I created this:

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May 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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