October 2020 Sketch Challenge Winner

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

Here is the October sketch:

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

Donna Bailey Sergent!!

Here is Donna’s winning layout:

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

Thanks so much for playing along everyone. Donna your prize will be shipped out.

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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November 2020 Kits Reveal

Hey Guys, It’s Kim and it’s a new month. Man, these last few months have flown by. I think it’s because I’ve been so buy behind the scenes. There is a lot of new stuff coming the first of the year and I’m really excited about it. With that being said, you know what time it is.

Welcome to our Tres Jolie November 2020 reveal.

Today we are revealing our all our November 2020 kits. As always, 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 new international papers from Craft O’Clock Studios and coordinating embellishments.

Our Cards, Tags and More kit is filled with holiday goodness so you can get a jump start on those holiday cards and tags. Who doesn’t like a head start on that?

As always 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 November 2020 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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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.

For this month’s challenge we have 2 inspirational photos. One is a color story and the other is an amazing card sketch. Either can easily be used to create a card, tag, layout or maybe an altered project. The challenge is open to everyone, however we would love to see what you do with our kit(s) and our inspiration.

Here is the color story:

Here is the sketch:

 

Place your entries in the November 2020 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 November 30th, 2020 at 11:59 pm CST.

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All the designers will be revealing their projects on the Tres Jolie blog all month long. Make sure you join us for tons of inspiration, including video and photo tutorials.

“I was quiet….” October Sketch Challenge Layout

Hello crafty friends! This week I come to you with my sketch challenge layout for October 2020. I really love this beautiful paper line and I knew it would go perfect with a photo of my beautiful daughter Destinee who is my only daughter and the oldest of my children. This paper collection from Blue Fern Studios Jane’s Memoris  which is in the Scrapbook Kit from Tres Jolie Kits.

This project was pretty quick coming together because the paper I used is so beautifully detailed that I didn’t want to cover to take anything away from it. I had thought of adding some stenciling but I honestly backed away last minute. Here is some photos of the steps I took to create this!

I began by picking out which paper from the collection I would use from this Blue Fern Studios Jane’s Memoirs collection. I also like using 12×12 sheet of chipboard to back my layout this way it keeps sturdy even if I was to spray inks, water, stenciling, stamping , etc. I added some non brand double sided tape onto the chipboard, I then used Tim Holtz Distress Stain Ground Espresso along the edges of the paper I chose. I then took off the paper off of the double sided tape using my Tim Holtz Retractable Craft Pick . Once I added my paper, I went over it using my We R Memory Keepers Large Bone Folder.

I then set my layout aside and picked out my photo and frame for my layout. I absolutely love the chipboard frames from Creative Embellishments that was included in this month’s Scrapbook Kit!! I used Ranger Embossing Ink Dauber on the chipboard then added some Lindy’s Stamp gang Embossing Powder Silence Is Golden, I believe it was from a past Tres Jolie Kit. I then let it cool and adhered my photo onto the frame using ScraPerfect Best Glue Ever which has a great hold. I then used some scrap chipboard or card board on the back of my photo for dimension and used the same glue to adhere it to the paper. I then began adding the flowers that came in the kit as well as flowers from past kits as well. I used the same glue to adhere everything on this project. The flowers are beautiful 49 & Market flowers , Country Bloom (Punch) & Enchanted Petals (Parchment).

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I also used some the lace from the Scrapbook Kit as well on my layout with a small flower cluster. For that super cute quote that is on my layout which reads ” I was quiet…..but I was not blind-Jane Austen” I cut it from the Bits-N-Bobs Pack also from the kit. I then used the same Distress Stain that I inked the edge of my paper on this small quote I cut. I then used some dimensional dots to adhere it onto my layout. I lastly added a few pearls from Frank Garcia Memory Hardware Pearls IV Pink Passion around my layout.

I finished with this layout pretty quick as I mentioned before that this paper collection has so much detail in it that you don’t need to add to much embellishing to it. So it came together pretty quick! I hope that you will join up in the challenge! You have till the end of the month to do so! Thanks so much for taking time to read my post! I hope you feel inspired to great beautiful things! xoxo

Hugs,

Jeanne

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“Courage” Layout with Rae

Hello! Happy Sunday!

Have you seen our sketch for our monthly challenge? Take a look:

So beautiful! I love all the layers! Here’s my take on the sketch:

This Blue Fern Studios Jane’s Memoirs collection is so beautifully designed that I didn’t feel like it needed any stamping or stenciling, so I kept this design pretty simple. For the large layers, I added some lace from my stash. The smaller layers under the picture are just cut from the papers and the Bits and Bobs ephemera pack. The chipboard circle is a basic cut out from my Cameo machine.  I added some mixed embossing powders (gold, silver, and black) for a distressed metal look. The large lace at the bottom of the circle is from the kit, as well as the Prima Marketing and 49 and Market flowers at the ends of the lace. (The blue flowers on this layout and the keys are from my stash from Prima Marketing.)

To complete the look of the design to match the sketch, I added some chipboard pieces. The Butterfly is from Creative Embellishments, from the kit.  I used gold and white embossing powders to achieve that finish. The rest of the chipboard pieces are from my stash.

These two pieces below are a set  from Blue Fern Studios, and they coordinate with the Jane’s Memoirs collection.  I used the same embossing powders on the scroll piece as I did on the circle.  I double embossed this  flower piece- first with white, and then with a green glaze. I “overused” the heat gun until the white started to bubble up.

Lastly, I added a another piece of chipboard from my stash (Prima Marketing), treating it with speckled egg Distress Oxide ink and then sprinkling on some white and gold embossing powders, and added more flowers to frame the title.

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“Dream” Sketch Challenge Inspiration

Hey Guys, Kim here. Today I am sharing a vintage layout created with the October 2020 scrapbook kit. The papers from Blue Fern Studios are so stunningly gorgeous. I’m really loving with this kit.

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

 

Here is the layout I created with it:

This layout is based on the October sketch.

Here is the sketch:

How about some close-ups:

First of all, I flipped the sketch to make it work for this photo. The background sheet already looks like it has torn paper on it, so I just tore a border from another sheet and used it behind my photo. I added a doily as another layer behind my photo.

Both chipboard pieces got the same treatment, just with different colors. I used some liquid pearls to cover them and while still wet I sprinkled on some embossing powder, then heat set them. I love the texture this creates.

The floral cluster has flowers from 2 of the packs included in the kit (the leaves are from my stash). Also include in the cluster is lace from the kit. The key and tickets are fussy cut from the bis-n-bobs cards. I added some foam tape to give them some dimension.

the cluster on this side is fussy cut elements again from the bis-n-bobs cards. I also added a couple of small flowers and lace from the kit and a vintage button from my stash.

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

Did you get any of our October 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 (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 September 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 new video gets uploaded.

Thanks for stopping by!

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October 2020 Kit Reveals

Hey Guys, It’s Kim and it’s a new month. Can you believe we are this close to a new year. With that being said, you know what time it is.

Welcome to our Tres Jolie October 2020 reveal.

Today we are revealing our all our October 2020 kits. As always, 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 new to us papers from Blue Fern Studios and coordinating embellishments.

As always 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 October 2020 kits:

*Scrapbook kit*

*Cards, Tags and more kit*

*Mixed Media Kit* (due to unexpected stock shortages the green mist won’t be in the 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.

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.

For the monthly challenge we have an amazing sketch. The sketch can easily be used to create a card, tag, layout or maybe an altered project. The challenge is open to everyone, however we would love to see what you do with our kit(s) and our sketch.

Here is the sketch:

Place your entries in the October 2020 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 October 31st, 2020 at 11:59 pm CST.

Don’t forget that Tres Jolie can be found in the following places:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/121919621993809/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tresjoliekits/

Tres Jolie website: https://tresjoliekits.com/

Tres Jolie subscriptions: https://tresjoliekits.com/services/

Tres Jolie blog: https://tresjoliekits.com/blog/

Tres Jolie YouTube: https://www.youtube.com

Tres Jolie Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/tresjoliekits/

All the designers will be revealing their projects on the Tres Jolie blog all month long. Make sure you join us for tons of inspiration, including video and photo tutorials.

Tres Jolie Kit Club–August 2020 Sketch-“This Beautiful Life”

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

This week I am bringing you a layout I created for this month’s sketch challenge using the August 2020 Scrapbooking Kit! This kit includes the scrumptious “Diva” papers from A.B. Studio, some beautiful Prima flowers and ephemera, chipboard from Dusty Attic and Scrapaholics, and a pack of resin pieces from Scrapberry. DSC_0005-FRAMED

I just adore the “Diva” Collection, and it took me a little while to figure out exactly what I was going to do with it, and to tell the truth, the large cut out bonus piece in the pack did a lot of the work for me! Check out the sketch this month, then look below it to see my process video!


August 2020 Tres Jolie Sketch:

August sketch


Process Video:


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To add a little texture to the background I did some water distressing along the edge of the blue-grey paper and added some light stenciling, using an Art Anthology stencil and some texture paste from my stash, where it would peek out from behind my layers.

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Even though fussy cutting isn’t my most favorite part of crafting, I just had to add in some of the black & white flowers and foliage from the cut apart sheet in the “Diva” collection. For my chipboard keys and ornaments I pulled out a couple of Prima Fluid Chalks (that came in previous Tres Jolie kits) and just dabbed them on!

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Those Prima flowers were the perfect complement to the “Diva” papers, and the pack of “Darcelle” ephemera gave me the piece I needed for the perfect title.

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If you haven’t checked out my video yet, that photo is of my grandmother and mother, which I edited and added that sparkle filter to.Thank you for joining us here at Tres Jolie! I hope my layout and take on this month’s sketch inspired you and gave you some ideas for your next project!


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August 2020 Scrapbooking Kit:

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In addition to items from this month’s Scrapbooking Kit (*from previous Tres Jolie kits), I used: Prima/Ingvild Bolme Quick Dry Fluid Chalk Ink *“Faded Jeans” and *“Tin Can,” Art Anthology 6×9 Stencil “Lotus,” The Crafters Workshop Light & Fluffy Modeling Paste, Liquitex Matte Super Heavy Gel, Art Glitter Glue

“This Beautiful Life” August Sketch Challenge Layout

Hello everyone! This week I am back with my project for this month’s sketch challenge for Tres Jolie kits. I originally had created a different layout using one of the beautiful papers from the August Scrapbook Kit which were from AB Studios Diva collection. But I then decided to create a different layout using two other papers only because one of our other designers from our team Rae used the same papers and created a stunning layout so I decided I would just create a different layout using some of the other beautiful papers. Great minds think a like when you have team members with the same ideas for projects *giggle giggle*.

This layout was fairly easy to create. When I first began crafting I always found making layouts to be intimidating even though the same process is used when creating a handmade card. So when I came across these challenges based on a “sketch”, I was able to catch on fairly quick.  So if you are like I was or if you just need a quick idea for a layout, these sketch challenges and mood board challenges make it that much easier to create something beautiful in the process.

I began by  taking some of the Lindy’s Magicals in Bayou Boogie Gold and adding some water to them, and just go long the edges of the papers with a small brush. I also did the same process along the edges of another of the beautiful papers from the kit that I trimmed a little smaller.

I used  the same mixture of magicals and water to the chipboard pieces that I selected for this layout such as the Dusty Attic Ornate Pendant chipboard pieces and the skeleton keys. I set those aside and started on the layout by adhering the smaller design paper that I had cut and used magicals alongside the edges as well.

Once I that was adhered I began by adhering the chipboard with the magicials onto the page following the sketch provided for this month. I then cut and distressed a couple of tags from the cut out page from the collection. I added some gold ribbon from my stash to them.

I added my photo featuring my 4 children whom are my world! I printed it black/white on Matte Photo Paper and used some chipboard to prop it up a little and then adhering one of the 49 & Market stitched frames from a previous kit onto my photo. I then was able to adhere the flowers and ephemera pieces onto the layout. I adhered a decorative strip also to the bottom of the smaller piece of paper. I made a small flower cluster on the right hand top corner and added a resin piece that came in the kit. I loved the sentiment that came in the ephemera kit “This Beautiful Life” so I decided to add that title to my layout.

 

I do hope that you will enter this sketch challenge this month! You can use any kit or supplies you have to join this challenge. If you do make sure you share with us on the Tres Jolie Kit Club Cafe. This way you have a chance to win something great from Tres Jolie kits! Stay tuned for more projects coming this month from the rest of the Tres Jolie Design Team Members. I myself will be back next week with another project! So stay tuned!!

Hugs,

Jeanne

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August “follow along” layout based on the sketch of the month

Hey Guys, Kim here. Today I am sharing a layout created with the August 2020 scrapbook kit. These papers from AB Studios are gorgeous. I’ve done a follow along with me layout based on the sketch this month.

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

Here is the sketch:

 

Here is the layout I created with it:

 

This layout was created with just items from the Scrapbook kit. This is a new thing we created after we’ve had some request for more detailed instructions for the projects. For this layout I have a video to follow along with.

Here is the video:

This is our second “follow along” project this month. DT member Crystal did one with the August mixed media kit, so don’t forget to check that out.

 

 

 

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

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

Tag us on Instagram

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 August 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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“Hope” Layout with Rae

Happy Sunday, everyone!

Our August kit reveal was last week, and I am so in love with everything, especially the scrapbook kit featuring the AB Studios collection, Diva. Here’s another look:

The color combo is amazingly beautiful, and the paper is beyond gorgeous!  As soon as I saw the paper, I knew exactly what I was going to do for our sketch challenge this month.  Take a look at the sketch Kim made:

And here’s what I came up with:

I adore the “bonus sheet” from the Diva collection- it was perfect as a base for the sketch! In fact, the graphics on the sheet, paired with the images to fussy cut made this an incredibly simple layout.  There’s no stamping or stenciling and it still feels “complete.”

In the closeup below, you can see the punching- I cut the base paper right at the end of the design on the paper, then used a edge punch on the inside of both pieces.  You can also see the many images that I fussy cut- I typically cut right at the edge of the design, but for something different to do, I left a tiny white edge and I like how it came out.

I didn’t just add the fussy cut flowers and leaves to the flower clusters- I also add them randomly on the page for added dimension and a slightly different flow of the design.

The blue chipboard is from Dusty Attic- I love these, and I’m so happy Kim paired them with this paper collection.  I shabbily painted the pieces with white acrylic paint, then embossed them with powder from my stash (Tim Holtz Distress Embossing Powder Glaze in Speckled Egg).

You can also see one of the Scrapapholic chipboard fancy keys- I painted those with a grey acrylic paint, then randomly added some black and white embossing powders.

In this closeup below, you can see the many layers of fussy cutting and tags I used for the design. I added white twine to the tags.

I also added twine to the metal title tag (from my stash). I added some grey acrylic paint to the tag for a distressed effect, which made it hard to capture sharply in a picture.  It reads, “Hope is a thing with feathers that perches in the soul”- an Emily Dickinson quote.

Be sure to check out our Facebook group (link below) so you can play along with us for the sketch challenge this month.  Anyone can join: you can use whatever supplies you have! 🙂

Thanks for stopping by the blog!

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

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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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