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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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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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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Ensemble by Annie Carignan

Hello !

Here is another layout made with the Scrapbook Kit for April !  I really had fun with it because I have made such different projects with the same kit ! Possibilities are endless !

My inspiration for this one came from the Pink flowers at the bottom of this paper.  I knew I wanted Fuchsia  but I had to change the color of the flowers. I took the gold spray from the kit and used it on the flowers.  I decided to add more flowers from my stash to add more color.  I used some watercolour and the spray also all around the layout.

I really love how it turned out with the chipboard and the embellishments.  Here are some close-ups :

 

 

 

 

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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Cards from Annie

Hello everyone !  Today I am sharing my second project for this month, this time with the Cards Tags and more Kit which is filled with beautiful products from Graphic 45, Creative Embellishments and Scrappy cat.  If you want all the details of the kit you can find it at the end of this post.

 

I made 3 cards for this project, all 8×4 approximately.  I used 3 different background papers and 3 other papers on top.  I used the cute tags and pockets to add embellishments to the card along with the beautiful Red flowers.  I painted the  music notes with the gray ink from the Scrapbook Kit.  The sentiments are from my stash.  On each flower I used the glitter glue included in the kit, I think it gives great texture.

 

Here are some close-ups :

Material used :

  1. Graphic 45 Love Notes – 8×8 paper pad
  2. Graphic 45 Love Notes – Tags & Pockets
  3. Graphic 45 Love Notes – Stickers
  4. Graphic 45 Rose Bouquet – Triumphant Red
  5. Scrappy Cat Glitter Glue – Iridescent
  6. Creative Embellishments Chipboard – Grunge Music Notes

 

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Canvas by Annie

Hello everyone !!

I was really anxious to share with you this project because I love it !!! It happens once in a while where I really am proud of what I did !

My project was made with the Scrapbook kit, filled with so many beautiful products.

I decided to work with a canvas this time for this layout, this is something I wanted to try for a long time.

Here are some photos of how I began my project :

First thing I did was apply Crackle Paste on the canvas and let it dry during the night because the crackle is always better if it dries without heat. the paste I used is from Finnabair, however I heard that it is discontinued…. There are other brands available on the market.



I really wanted to use Pink for this layout, so I used watercolour for the background along with the Gold Nuvo Spray included in the kit. The 2 colours went very well together.

After the colours were dry, I used different stamps from my stash with the Chalk from the kit, which I also used on a peace of chipboard.

Here are some close-ups :

 

 

 

 

As you can see, I added some gold on the chipboard :

 

This Pink flower was cut out from one of the papers from 49 and Market and that was my inspiration for the colours.

 

If you have any questions feel free to ask 🙂

 

 

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Crafty stuff by Annie

Hello everyone !

 

Here I am today sharing another project I made with this month’s beautiful Cards and more kit with gorgeous papers and Ephemeras from LemonCraft and also Prima flowers and Creative Embellishments chipboards.

I had this wood box from the Scrapbook Kit and it gave me an idea for my daughter’s bedroom which is exactly those colors.  I thought she can use this as a wall decor and if she wants, she can even use it for her Shopkins !

 

I cut out some peaces from the 6×6 paper kit and adhered them in each little box. I added some Ephemeras, chipboard, flowers and badges.  Pretty easy right ? Creativity is everywhere, you just need to think outside the box !

Card Kit
Yesterday 6×6 paper pad
Yesterday basic sheets 12×12
Yesterday buttons
Yesterday Ephemera
Yesterday Ephemera
Yesterday Ephemera
Flowers-Havana Savina
Architexture-Garden Stakes
Mini Swirls

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Hope by Annie Carignan

Hello friends !

I am here today to share another project made with this gorgeous Scrapbook Kit we have this March !

Here is a photo of everything included in the kit, isn’t it gorgeous and inspiring ?

I made this layout with a photo of my beautiful son, who is 13 now and he is the love of my life… of course my daughter is too, but you understand I’m sure 🙂 My son has had some challenges all his life, and will probably have more but I am hopeful and proud. I know that no matter what, he will shine and be a wonderful man.  I love him and always am there for him and I know he will get through it.  Ok, let’s get back to scrapbooking shall we ?

As you can see, I used 2 different papers for the background.  I did not use any mediums for this layout, I did not think I needed too. I added some layers of die cuts, ephemeras, chipboard and flowers.  I really kept it simple.

Here is a closer look :

Material used :

Pretty Pale Flowers Sand Dunes
Zella Teal Flowers – Made with Love
Zella Teal Flowers – Fearless
Pretty Pale Ephemera
Resin in a box- clock
Lightbulbs
Film Strip
Elements sheet
Bingo Card
Architextures-Borders
Doily

 

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Beautiful confidence by Annie

Hello everyone!

I am sharing today a layout made with March Scrapbook Kit :

I was in love with this paper ! I cut out the bottom and put it on a beautiful flower background (this was done only at the end) . I put a coat of clear gesso first, than used a stencil with Modeling Paste.  As you can see on the photo, I took some Mint paint from my stash (Art Alchemy from Prima) and mixed it with water.

As you can see here, I used other colors too after putting different flowers from the kit.

So many possibilities with these Mintay Papers !! You can cut out so many Ephemeras, ATC’s and flowers, I love that !

There are also gorgeous Ephemeras from Prima which I used as a title.

The word confidence is from a Prima sticker sheet also included in the kit.

Material used :

Pretty Pale Flowers Sand Dunes
Zella Teal Flowers – Made with Love
Zella Teal Flowers – Fearless
Pretty Pale Ephemera
Resin in a box- clock
Elements sheet
Bingo Card
Architextures-Borders
Doily

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March Card Kit by Annie Carignan

Hello everyone !! I am presenting today some cards that I made with this beautiful March kit ! Beautiful products from LemonCraft, Prima Marketing and Creative Embellishments.

 

 

I made 3 different cards with both 12×12 and 6×6 papers.  I embossed the mini swirls with 3 different powders from my stash.

I cut out the beautiful peaces of ephemera for all 3 cards.

Card Kit
Yesterday 6×6 paper pad
Yesterday basic sheets 12×12
Yesterday buttons
Yesterday Ephemera
Yesterday Ephemera
Yesterday Ephemera
Flowers-Havana Savina
Architexture-Garden Stakes
Mini Swirls

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