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“I Let Music Take Me Where My Heart Wants To Go” Altered Envelope

Hello crafty friends!! This week I am back to share with you this project using the June Mixed Media Kit from Tres Jolie!

I have created a photo process video to share how I went about creating this beautiful envelope!

This kit comes with a beautiful copper envelope that you can either leave as is or alter it like I did. It makes a stunning home decor piece for your home or as a gift!

 

 

 

 

 

 

This was my 1st time using the Cosmic Shimmer products which were wonderful and easy to create with! Plus I still have a lot of left over product to create more mixed media projects or however else I choose to use them as well as having the Darice white flowers, a chalk board piece and Lindy’s Stamp Gang magicals, left from the kit that I didn’t use to create another fun project!

Here is my process video:

I hope that you like what I created using this month’s mixed media kit! I will be back next week with another project using the Cards, Tags, & more kit!! Until then you can visit the Tres Jolie Blog to check out the rest of the Tres Jolie Designers and their wonderful projects!!

Don’t forget that Kim is having a contest for the 2 year anniversary going on this month! Details here

 

 

 

 

See ya next week!!

Hugs,

Jeanne

Here are the links to the rest of Tres Jolie social media! Go check them out! Just click on each one and they will take you directly there! Have fun!!!

 

Mixed Media Mini Floral Canvas

Happy hump day y’all!!  Today I’m brining you a happy little mini canvas filled with vivid color and fun flowers.

This kit just made me happy!  I snuck in a couple of the big flowers from the scrapbook kit to add some variation but you could easily just use a combination of the flowers included in the mixed media kit.  I also added a pearl cross I had in my junk stash, you could use a recycled piece of jewelry for this, an old brooch, button or charm.

I started by rubbing the entire mini canvas (also from my art stash) with the Cosmic Shimmer Metallic Gilding Polish and then brushed it with the crackle paste and allowed it to dry.  You can speed this up with a heat tool.

Then I rubbed the larger flowers with the metallic gilding polish and then brushed the centers of the flowers with some of the Lindys magicals mixed with a bit of water.  I used the Lindy’s Magicals and water on the smaller flowers, this gave it bright, vivid color on the unprepared flower petals.

I then rubbed the entire canvas with some gold wax by Finnabar.  I also rubbed the flowers with a bit of it as well to give them a bit of extra shimmer.  Finally I glued it all together.

Take a peek at my process video to see how it all came together!

I hope you love it as much as I do!

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Wall hanging using the cards, tags and more kit.

Hey guys, Kim here. Today I have a project I created using the cards, tags and more kit. This is a bright fun kit. If you haven’t seen it, here it is:

This is a great kit to create summer cards for birthdays or graduations. It’s also great for smaller off the page projects. That’s what I did with it. I created this wall hanging.

I had this piece of a embroidery hoop left (the outside ring broke). So I thought, why not put it to good use. I used a sheet of the cardstock from the kit for the base of the project.

How about some close-ups:

I fussy cut one of the sheets of paper from the pad for the background. I adhered it to the cardstock with foam tape to give it some dimension. I also added a die cut doily on top of the fussy cut paper.

I used the yellow flowers from the kit, then added a couple of pink from my stash. I cut a saying from the paper pad and glued it to a frame.

The flowers were arranged around and under the frame. Then I added a few leaves from my stash. The chipboard is from the kit. I just painted it with a bit of gold paint.

This is the finished product. This was a pretty quick project to create. I just need to add a picture hanger on the back.

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Have you been wanting to try our kits? Well now is the time. All kits are still on sale 40% off and US shipping is half price (shipping can be combined on multiple purchases done in the same transaction). International shipping will receive the $6 discount.

How can you see whats on sale? All you have to do is go here (Past Kits for Sale page). Just take your time and scroll thru all the goodness and pick yourself a few pretty things(we’ve added newer kits). We have super fast shipping (most orders ship out the next day.

Check the blog daily for more projects created with the June 2020 kits. The designers will be sharing close ups, tutorials and videos.  Please make sure you follow us on YouTube so you will get notified when a

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2 yr. Anniversary Contest

Hey everyone, Kim here. As you know, the month of June marks the 2 yr. anniversary for Tres Jolie. We are so excited to continue to bring you our kits. We are always making adjustments to make sure you always get the best.

To celebrate our anniversary, we have come up with the perfect contest. We can’t wait to see what you come up with.

For the past 2 yrs we have presented you with elegant kits, sprinkled with a touch of grunge. The core of our scrapbook kits, have been beautiful flowers and chipboard.

Our mixed media kit, has been full of various mediums and projects to stimulate your creativity for hours. The cards, tags and more kits have provided an opportunity to create stunning projects on a smaller scale.

With all this in mind, the contest is to create a project of any kind, that best represents the Tres Jolie style.

Here are the rules:

  1. This contest is open to everyone (please no promoting of other kit club products).
  2. This must be a new project created for the contest.
  3. Any type of project is acceptable (layout, card, tag or OTP).
  4. Provide a description of why you think your project represents the Tres Jolie style.
  5. All entries must be placed in the 2 yr. anniversary folder in the Facebook group to be eligible for the prize.
  6. The challenge end on June 30th, 2020 at 11:59 pm CST.

Here are a few examples for inspiration:

Have you been wanting to try our kits? Well now is the time. All kits are still on sale 40% off and US shipping is half price (shipping can be combined on multiple purchases done in the same transaction). International shipping will receive the $6 discount.

How can you see whats on sale? All you have to do is go here (Past Kits for Sale page). Just take your time and scroll thru all the goodness and pick yourself a few pretty things(page has been updated with newer kits). We have super fast shipping (most orders ship out the next day.

Come back and check the blog daily for more projects created with the June 2020 kits. The designers will be sharing close ups, tutorials and videos.  Please make sure you follow us on YouTube so you will get notified when a

Thanks for stopping by!

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Vintage Garden District Handmade Cards

Hello crafty friends! I’m excited to share my first project for this month using the June Cards, Tags, & More kit from Tres Jolie! The paper from the kit this month is from Simple Stories Vintage Garden District! The colors on this paper are beautiful and so I decided to create a couple of cards .

 

These cards measure 4 1/4 X 5 1/2 , I used some pink card stock for the base of the cards from the kit. I then cut some of the green paper that has a different pattern from the kit as well to start my layers. I selected the papers from the Simple Stories Vintage Garden District paper pad, on one of the cards I tore the paper and adhered it in two different corners of the base. I then added some white cheese cloth then cutting, distressing the edges with the distress tool then adhering one of the cut outs with the sentiment “Live, Love, Laugh” . I also made a small flower cluster on the bottom of the card using the yellow and white flowers from the kit along with some other small paper flowers in between as well. Of course adding some cheese cloth in between the cluster. Then added some small white pearls to the flowers too! Lastly on this card I added some Liquid pearls to the top right corner.

On the 2nd card I did the same for this base as I used for the 1st one. I did however use the flip side of the green card stock than what I had used for the first one which is a little lighter. I then picked out another paper from the paper pad, distressing the edges with the distress tool and also creating some wrinkles on some areas of the paper. I then cut and adhered one of the cut outs which said ” You are the bestest”. I picked one of the papers from the paper pad which was dark green with a cute butterfly on it, I cut it to make a small banner piece and then adhering some of the white cotton lace and a white flower from one of the other kits.

These cards were very simple to create! I will be creating more once I finish with the other projects . Of course I will be sharing it here with you all! I hope this inspires you to create some any occasion cards for those special moments! This kit is super cute and colorful.  So stay tuned friends for more projects! I’ll be back! Until then you can check out the rest of the design teams great projects!! Also don’t forget to enter the monthly sketch challenge!! See Ya!

Hugs,

Jeanne

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Tres Jolie Kit Club-June 2020 Mixed Media Kit-“Today”

Hey, all! Welcome back to the Tres Jolie blog!

Today I’m bringing you, well, “Today”!! A kind of shabby, kind of rustic memo board I created using items from the kit, items from my stash, and some scrap door casing.

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I love how the crackle paint came out on this! I gave me the aged look I was really wanting! Check the video to see how everything went together!



As I mentioned in the video, this project went together rather quickly! I let the flowers air dry so the color could bleed how it wanted, and with the help of my heat gun, the mediums were dry in no time!

Here are some close-ups of that beautiful cracking:

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Aren’t those cracks just amazing? I think it’s some of the best cracking I’ve had. Ever!

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I love the bit of sparkle with Lindy’s Magical Powder, it goes so well with that shine from the Metallic Gilding Polish.

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To get that aged look on the frame I layered the crackle paste on top of a coat of Lindy’s Magical Powder. Because Lindy’s is water-based it was easily reactivated and absorbed by the paste!

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This isn’t in the video, because I thought of it later, but I added a light coating of some Tim Holtz Matte Collage Medium on clothespin that has the polish. Just enough to add some protection to being touched!

I hope you enjoyed this project and that it gave you some ideas of what can be done using items from this month’s kit!


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June 2020 Mixed Media Kit-Already Sold Out!

Mixed media kit

 

In addition to items from the June 2020 Mixed Media Kit (from previous Tres Jolie Kits), I used:

Darice Wire Accents “Rusty,” *13@rts White Gesso, Liquitex Matte Super Heavy Gel, Scrap Door Casing, Bella Blvd – Ciao Chip – “Today,” Tim Holtz Matte Collage Medium

Mixed Media Mail Box

Hey y’all!  I hope this week is finding y’all well!  Today I’m diving head first into this beautiful mixed media kit Kim cooked up for us for June!

I’ll give you a quick overview but I also prepared a little process video to show you how it all came together.  I started out by rubbing the entire metal envelope with the Metallic Gilding Polish by Creative Expressions.  Once that dried I applied some white crackle paste by Phill Martin from a previous month’s kit and allowed it to crackle.  I then rubbed some gold wax  by Finnabar (from a previous month’s) kit along the edges and glued all my flowers on, rubbing more gold wax on them as well.  Finally I clipped one of the mini chalk board clips on and finished it off with some lace to hang it from.

Here is a link to the process video!  Enjoy!

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Tres Jolie Kit Club – June 2020 Cards, Tags & More Kit – Envelope Notebook

Hi, all! Welcome back to the Tres Jolie blog!

Today I’m bringing you a little journal I created using the Simple Stories line that was in this month’s Cards, Tags, & More kit. As soon as I saw the kit I knew what I wanted to do with those papers, frames, and stickers! I didn’t go in with a plan of action, just a vague goal for the finished product, but I eventually made my way through all my own confusion and got it done!

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Those chipboard frames made perfect window pockets! Check out my video to get an idea of what I did! And below the video, you’ll find photos of the pages! I think it is easier to “explain” this project with the video, especially since it is mostly just clueing papers down, but I do give a bit of an overview as I work on the first couple of pages. If you just want to see the end result, I do a final overview around the 37:40 mark.



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I used all of that Simple Stories paper pad, as well as all the stickers and frames, putting this together! By the end, I was having to fill in places with parts of the cover, as explained in the video!

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June 2020 Cards, Tags, & More Kit

Card kit

In addition to items from the Cards, Tags, & More Kit (from previous Tres Jolie Kits), I used:

*12×12 White Cardstock (6 of the 7 sheets were from the April 2020 Cards Kit), Fancy Pants Designs – Clear Creative Books – Transparent Die Cuts, Hampton Art Black Flower Overlays, Sizzix Big Shot Plus, Sizzix – Tim Holtz – “Stitched Slots” Thinlits, LineCo 1.25” Linen Hinging Tape, BEST Double Sided Tape – 1” & 1/4”, We R Memory Keepers Crop-A-Dile II, ReneaBouquets Teal Tulle, Memoires Parisiennes – the wide lace, Sizzix Big Shot Plus, We R Memory Keepers Envelope Punch Board, Spellbinders Nestabilities – Standard Circle, Dark Brown Thread, Ranger 3.5” Brayer, Recollections 2.5” Circle Punch, Fiskars 1.5” Circle Punch, We R Memory Keepers 3 Way Corner Punch, Spellbinders Tool n One, Martha Stewart Scallop Dot Edge Punch, We R Memory Keepers Craft Knife, Unbranded Eyelets, The Paper Studio Album Rings

A layout and and Video

Hey Guys, Kim here. Today I am sharing a layout created with the June 2020 scrapbook kit. The new papers from AB Studios are amazing. I’ve done something different with this layout. If you want to know, you’ve got to scroll down.

If you haven’t seen the kit, here it is:

 

Here is the layout I created with it:

 

This layout was created with just items from the Scrapbook kit. Lately, we’ve had some request for more detailed instructions for the projects we create. For this layout I created a video to follow along with.

We will continue this series every month. We will use a different kit to create the “Follow along with us” video.

Here is the video:

Don’t forget we have a monthly challenge. Have you joined in on our monthly challenge? Why not, you don’t have to be a subscriber to play along. Our June challenge just started, so there is still plenty of time to join.

Did you get any of our June kits? Share what you made in our Facebook Group! 

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Have you been wanting to try our kits? Well now is the time. All kits are still on sale 40% off and US shipping is half price (shipping can be combined on multiple purchases done in the same transaction). International shipping will receive the $6 discount.

How can you see whats on sale? All you have to do is go here (Past Kits for Sale page). Just take your time and scroll thru all the goodness and pick yourself a few pretty things. We have super fast shipping (most orders ship out the next day.

Check the blog daily for more projects created with the June 2020 kits. The designers will be sharing close ups, tutorials and videos.  Please make sure you follow us on YouTube so you will get notified when a

Thanks for stopping by!

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“Why” Layout with Rae

Happy Sunday, everyone!

By now you’ve probably seen that the June scrapbook kit features the gorgeously vintage collection “In the Past”  from AB Studio.  This is the second layout I’ve made with the kit so far:
I started out with adding some inking and stenciling to my background paper.  I used some stitch line stamps with black archival ink.  I made two “rows” or layers of the framing.  Next, I used some grey distress ink and a stencil that would peek out from the design cluster, as well as the corners of the page.

AB Studio always has amazing images to cut out- I used a lot of the cut outs as layers behind my photo, as well as the 49 and Market stitched frames from the kit.  The crotched lace is also from the kit: I lightly inked the lace and used a file to tatter the edges for a distressed look. (The tiny clips are from my stash: Tim Holtz.)
In the closeup above you can see the Bottle Cap letters that I used for the title: they were very bold, so I toned down the painted part by adding some brown distress oxide ink, then wiping it with a paper towel.

You can also see the music notes chipboard- only one came in the kit, but I had two, and thought it would be nice to use them both.  I added some Lindy’s Stamp Gang embossing powder that we received from a kit a couple of months ago.
 In the flower clusters, I used flowers from the kit, but wanted to add some smaller flowers as well so I used some Prima flowers from a past kit to compliment this month’s flowers.  I also added some jewel flowers from my stash. (Tim Holtz Assemblage jewelry)  I also added some vine die cuts using another piece of paper from the kit.  I also added two of the metal clocks from the kit as well.

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How can you see whats on sale? All you have to do is go here (Past Kits for Sale page). Just take your time and scroll thru all the goodness and pick yourself a few pretty things. We have super fast shipping (most orders ship out the next day.

Check the blog daily for more projects created with the May 2020 kits. The designers will be sharing close ups, tutorials and videos.  Please make sure you follow us on YouTube so you will get notified when a

Thanks for stopping by!

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