Mini-album with Scrapbook Kit by Annie Carignan

Hello everyone !

Today, I am presenting a mini-album I made with the Scrapbook Kit.  I had done a mini-album a few years ago with a similar collection that was for boys.  That is why I decided to do the same, but this time, with pictures of my daughter 🙂 (Check out the small walk through at the end).

This is what inspired me :

 

I took a 12×12 paper from the kit trimmed half of it.  I took a stencil from my stash and some Paste to cover the surface.

 

Once that was dry, I took the inks included in the kit mixed with water and put some on the paper.  Since it was a little bit pale, I decided to add some darker watercolour.

I cut that peace of paper in half, making 2 3×12 strips.  I folded every 3 inch and used washi tape to put the 2 peaces together doing an accordeon.  I ended up doing another strip because I had too many photos !

 

On every page, I used peaces of different papers from the kit, I used a square punch and a circle punch.  I cut out some shoes from a paper and also words you can find on the bottom strips of the 12×12 papers.  I used some flowers too.  The title of the album was made with letter dies.

Here is the final result :

 

 

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Annie xxx

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July Cards by Annie Carignan

Hello !!! I have some cards to share today with you guys, I made them with the gorgeous kit Cards, Tags and more from July. Check out the store with the link at the bottom of this post 😉

Here are the 3 cards, pretty simple but I like them.

I took 3 different cards, a purple, a pink and a green for the back of the cards.  I chose 3 different papers from the paper pad and placed them on the card.  I used the washi tapes on all 3 cards.

I finished with all the embellishments from the kit :

 

 

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June Mixed Media Monday (Wednesday Edition)

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

This month’s Mixed Media kit features morev Prima Marketing  texture paste, Prima Wax  and a lantern. Also included is are some flowers, butterflies, lumies (lights)and moss. Everything needed to create an Altered Butterfly Garden Lantern.

Here is the kit:

This lantern was really cute and a lot of fun to alter using the kit mediums.

Here is my project:

Here are some close ups of the project:

I used a bit of paint from last months MM kit.

Here is the video process on how I created this:

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Winners

Hey guys, I’m back to announce some winners. First we have the May mood board challenge winner. As always this takes a bit of time to choose from the gorgeous entries. Everyone had their favorite and we finally had to do a random draw.

Here is the May mood board:

So without anymore waiting, congratulations to our May mood board winner:

Peggy Giovanetti!!

Here is Peggy’s winning layout:

What an amazing  vintage layout. Love the simplicity of the layout with the pops of mixed media. The clock ans script stenciling are the perfect accent. They way she incorporated images from the mood board really make this layout.

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

Next up we have the winner of our Online Crop Challenge. We hosted an online crop for our 1 yr anniversary and played scrappy bingo.

Here is the Bingo card you had to use to create a project for the challenge:

Our winner used the middle horizontal row: Watercolor, Twine/String, Wire, Beads, & Glitter to created her project.

Congratulations Crystal Johnson!!

Here is her winning project:

We love how Crystal used her June mixed media kit project to play along. This turned out beautiful.

Thanks so much for playing along everyone. Crystal 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 still have a few more projects to reveal. Also, we will be revealing our July kit soon, so stay tuned.

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“Stop” June Art Journal

Hey guys, Kim here with another video tutorial using our Cards, Tags and More kit. This is the second month that we are featuring an art journal. We have more to create in the  Prima Daily Art Journal.

Like I said last month,  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.

 

Let’s take a look at what’s in the kit this month:

The kit contains a full set of stamps, a stencil, ink and vintage stickers. It also includes some metal clips and the daily sentiments as extra embellishments.

Again, the best part 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 next set of 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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Treasure by Annie Carignan

Hello everyone !! I am here today sharing a layout made with June’s Scrapbook Kit for Tres Jolie, here it is :  Lots of gorgeous products from 49andMarket, Scrapberries and Prima Marketing.

This paper is my favourite from the collection but I did not want to hide the beautiful flowers ont the background ! Isn’t it the same problem for everyone ?

I think I did a pretty good job 😉

First thing, (always) I put a coat of clear Gesso.  Sometimes, I end up not using that much medium on my layout but I never know in advance, so I don’t take chances !  It only takes a few minutes to dry.

In the kit there are some beautiful laser cut sheets with some flowers and leaves, that is what I used here.  I used some watercolor that matched the red flowers on the paper and tried to reproduce some petals here and there, to blend the leaves and the flowers going down.

I did not put a lot of embellishments so I would not hide too much, and that is why I chose a small photo and cut it with a circle punch. A few splashes and there you have it 🙂

Here are some close-ups :

I hope you like this layout, let me know if you have any questions !!

Annie

Material used :

Scrapbook Kit:

  1. 49 & Market Bold and Beautiful – Love Shadows
  2. 49 & Market Bold and Beautiful – Laser cut sheet
  3. 49 & Market – 6×6 Archival Board – Treasure
  4. 49 & Market – Blossom Blends – Bluebell
  5. 49 & Market – Garden Seeds – Watermelon
  6. 49 & Market – Seaside Bloom – Natural Blush
  7. Scrapberry’s – French Journey – Resin

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Journal spread by Annie Carignan

Hello everyone !

Last week I showed you my Journal Cover, today I am showing my first journal spread.  This page was made with the Cards, Tags and more kit of course !

The 1st thing I did what choosing a card from the kit with the quote number 39 that says :

“Feel inspired by all the colors of the Rainbow. What does your personal rainbow look like ?”

That is when I thought of kids, instantly.  I took my watercolors and started to put some on the left side and with water, I made the colors drop from one side to the other. Like this :

 

Once the paint was dry, I took different stamps from my stash and put them all over the spread.  I adhered the card I had chosen and added some words from the kit with cute small flowers.

 

I finished with some journaling about my inspiration :

 

 

 

I hope this will help you to be inspired and just start creating without overthinking it ! Don’t be afraid to just start something and see where it takes you 🙂

Annie

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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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