August 2019 Kit Reveals

Hey Guys, It’s Kim and I’m here to welcome you back with you guessed it, our kit reveals.

Welcome to our Tres Jolie August 2019 reveal.

Today we are revealing our all our August 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 papers from Couture Creations and this time, it’s all about the boys.

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 August 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:

Love it right! You can still get one of your own. Become a subscriber and you will never miss out on our gorgeous kits. Just visit us here to subscribe.

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 with a color twist. 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 August2019 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 August 31st, 2018 at 11:59 pm CST.

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Remember to stay tuned to the blog all month long for more inspiration using the August kits.

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 :

 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5GWq93abQwo

Annie xxx

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Breathe by Annie Carignan – June Scrapbook Kit

Hello everyone ! Coming today with another layout made with June’s Scrapbook Kit filled with gorgeous products :

I seem to separate the colours when I do a layout, last time I took all the Purple flowers and this time, I had (almost) only Pink flowers left so I decided to use them all !!

So here is my layout, with a photo of myself from my last cruise in February.

I originally put clear Gesso on the surface but I ended up not using any mediums so I could have left the paper as is.

I took the White Tres Jolie lace and glued it on the back, in the middle.  I used a sheet of words from a previous kit to put under the photo, I thought it would give a nice texture.  I took some wood pieces from the kit and put them on the top and behind the photo.

The bottom strip of the paper had nice phrases on it so I kept it and cut them to place them on the layout, I think it looks nice : Be who you are, Be brave, Be Bold, Be Happy.

I finished with flowers and a cute little Bird from the Scrapberry’s pieces.

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 – Edge of Reason
  2. 49 & Market Bold and Beautiful – Laser cut sheet
  3. 49 & Market – 6×6 Archival Board – Treasure
  4. 49 & Market – Garden Seeds – Watermelon
  5. Scrapberry’s – French Journey – Resin
  6. Tres Jolie Lace
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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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Remember to stay tuned to the blog the rest of the month  for more inspiration using the June kits. We will be revealing the July kit soon.

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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My favorite fairy tale by Annie Carignan

Hello everyone ! Coming today with another layout made with June’s Scrapbook Kit filled with gorgeous products :

The Purple flowers inspired me to use a lot of Purple and Green !!  I decided to pull out from my stash some sprays I hadn’t used in a very long time ! Since I almost always work with my watercolors, I kind of let go of some of my other mediums…

So here is my layout, with a beautiful photo of my daughter.   First things first, a coat of clear Gesso on the background, let it dry and then used the gorgeous stencil from the Cards, Tags and more kit (must still be available in the shop).  Then I took my Purple sprays and also a Green spray. As you can see, I put a lot !  I did some stamping too on the background.

Next thing I did was use the beautiful cut outs : postcards and stamps from the kit and placed them in a cascade from the top left to the right bottom.

I took the white Tres Jolie lace and teared it a little bit.  I added flowers on which I sprayed ink 🙂 I just love doing that !  I added some of the word phrases and inspiration cards from the previous Cards, Tags and more kit.

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 – To the Point
  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
  8. Tres Jolie Lace
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Journal page by Annie Carignan

Hello everyone ! I am back today with another page from my journal, made with the beautiful June Kit : Cards, Tags and more…

Once again I took a inspiration card from the May Kit and went from there.  I chose the photos that for me represented family, friends, sisters etc.

I started with a coat of clear Gesso on both sides and let dry.  Then I took the gorgeous stencil included in the kit with the Nuvo paste wow !!! I just love the result !  After everything was dry I started to play with the Stamps from the kit, all over the pages with the Black Distress Ink.  I continued with some Fuchsia Watercolor here and there, sprayed some water, which diluted the Black ink a little, I think it looks great because it gave like a dark Purple color.

I used some of the sticky words from the May Kit as journaling, and with a watercolour pen, I draw lines around the words and the photos.  I did a wash with water  and a brush to create an antique look.

I hope you like what I did 🙂

Here is the kit content :

  1. Prima – 6×9 Stencil – Passiflora
  2. Prima – Art Daily Planner – Vintage Photobooth
  3. Prima – Art Daily Planner – Rusty Metal Clips
  4. Prima – Finnabair Cling Stamp – Old Paper
  5. Nuvo Mousse – Mother of Pearl
  6. Tim Holtz – Mini Distress Ink – Black Soot

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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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