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Hey Guys, Kim here. Today I am sharing another layout I created with the August 2020 scrapbook kit. These papers from AB Studios are gorgeous.

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

 

Here is the layout I created with it:

This was one of those layouts where you have a vision in your head and you hope you can translate it onto paper. It worked for the most part. As long as I was just going along and not thinking I was fine. The minute I started thinking about it, is when I wen “off the rails”.  🙂

How about some close-ups:

Even though fussy cutting isn’t my favorite thing to do, I did a bit of it on this layout. Here is one cluster. There are several sheets in this kit that just scream to be fussy cut.

For the layers under my photo I used the frame ephemera from the kit and a piece of paper cut from the kit. The gold doily is from my stash (here’s a secret, I hoard all kinds of doilies. Shhh…don’t tell anyone).

For my bottom cluster, I used flowers and leaves from the kit. You can also see another fussy cut piece stuffed in there. The cheesecloth and wings are from my stash.  I used a vintage blue embossing powder on them, it has flecks of gold in it (also from my stash).

My bottom left cluster has a birdcage and mini frame (from my stash). I used some gold embossing powder on them. There is also my last fussy cut element here, along with a piece of chipboard and flower all from the kit.

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“Forever” Layout with Rae

Happy Sunday, crafty people!

Today I am sharing a layout I made using the July scrapbook kit.  Here’s what came int he kit this month:

I love the classic “shabby chicness” of these papers, but my favorite thing about this collection is the grey hues on some of the papers, so I kind of focused on playing with some toned down hues to go along with that grey.  Here’s what I came up with:

I started out by distressing and ripping the top grey paper, and adding it to one of the papers with a purple hue.  I added a lot of stenciling using a classic swirly Prima stencil and some white crackle paste.  Once dry, I used some grey ink over the stenciling.

I did a bit of fussy cutting for a few of the elements in the cluster: the frame, flowers, leaves and clocks.  I added some diluted gesso to those for a faded effect.  The same treatment was dome to the flowers- the white ones are from the kit (49 and Market) and the pink ones are OLD Petaloo from my stash.

The fence is from an old die (I think it’s Memory Box) that I cut and then embossed with black and silver embossing powder to give it some texture and ability to look old and distressed.

I also added white and gold embossing powder to the Creative Embellishments chipboard swirls. Lastly, I added some of the Liquid Pearls from the kit to the chipboard title (from my stash) as you can see here:

 

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Tres Jolie Kit Club-July 2020 Moodboard-Scrapbooking Kit

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

Today I’m bringing you a rather thick junk journal I created using the papers, frames, tag, and resin pieces that came in this month’s scrapbooking kit.

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I was inspired by Wendy’s Journal Adventure’s “The Caring Gardner Botanical Journal.” I don’t even know what I was looking for when I came across the video, but I loved how the first and last signatures were dedicated to pockets and flip-outs with the middle signatures dedicated to the pages to write on; I had always seen journals with the pocket and flip-out pages intermingled with the writing pages. I also loved the corrugated cardboard she used on the inside covers, which reminded me I had some KaiserCraft Corrugated Sheets from the October 2019 Tres Jolie Scrapbooking Kit. Check out a few photos, found below the flip-through video, to see how some of the pages are laid out.


Flip-Through Video:


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The inside of the front cover & first page.


Mood board

July 2020 Moodboard


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Look at all those pages to write on!

One of the envelope flip pockets.

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A doily my mom made!

A pocket page & some of the lighter paper from the kit that can be used for journaling.

I hope you enjoyed this junk journal and that it gave you some ideas of what can be done with this month’s kit!


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Scrapbook Kit

In addition to the Scrapbooking Kit (*from previous Tres Jolie kits), I used:

Printables from The Graphics Fairy & Mrs. Cog’s Crafts, Some images are from the Public Domain library of rawpixel.com, Some ephemera & pages from Memoires Parisiennes, I found the sheet music on Amazon from a 3rd party seller out of the UK, the tea dyed paper I made from various printer papers, Library pockets created with standard manila folders & Silhouette Design Store ID# 1169, StazOn “Olive Green,” Creative Embellishments “Ledger Stencil,” *Prima Stencil Item# 564278, ReneaBouquets “Shabby Dream Pink Cotton Crochet Lace,” Vine Trim from a swap, *KaiserCraft Corrugated Sheets, LineCo PVA Glue, Recollections Value Pack Cards & Envelopes, EK Tools Scoreboard, We R Memory Keepers 3-Way Corner Punch, We R Memory Keepers Corner Chomper, Recollections 2.5in (6.35cm) Circle Punch, Brown Twine, Leaf/Vine Trim from a swap, The Paper Studio Canvas Ribbon (from a swap), Upcycled Pants!

Tres Jolie Kit Club-July 2020 Mixed Media Kit-Art Deco

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

Today I’m bringing you a décor piece I made using items from my stash, some epoxy, and the A.B. Studio chipboard & cut apart sheet and alcohol inks from this month’s kit.

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Waiting for the epoxy to set up was the most time-consuming part of this project, and the second most time-consuming part was trying to decide how to arrange the clusters. As you’ll see in the video below, I went through a few arrangements!


Video:


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Before pouring the epoxy, I coated the chipboard piece with some Lindy’s Embossing Powder.

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I just added drops of the alcohol ink to the epoxy and “dragged” the color around, but didn’t mix it in thoroughly, creating the ribbons of color.

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The clusters are made up mainly of the pieces cut from the A.B Studio sheet that came in the kit, but I added some odds and ends from my stash (that I had collected from previous Tres Jolie Kits!).

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As a note, the gel medium behind the cabochons eventually dried transparent!

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I set this up in a window so you could see how the light shines through.

I hope you enjoyed my project this week, and that it gave you some ideas of what can be done with the alcohol inks. Don’t forget to keep an eye out for more projects from the other members of the Tres Jolie Design Team and join our Facebook Group to see other subscriber’s projects!


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July 2020 Mixed Media Kit:

Mixed Media kit

In addition to items from this months kit (*from previous Tres Jolie kits), I used:

Lindy’s Gang – *“Gossamer Gold” Moon Shadow Mist, *“Oakleaf Olive” Embossing Powder & *“Silence Is Golden” Embossing Powder, Creative Embellishments *“Pumpkin Vine Flourish,” *Darice Floral Embellishments “Yellow, Sweetwater Roses,” *white roses, Simon Says Stamp Clear Embossing Ink, Liquitex Matte Super Heavy Gel, Ranger Mini Mister, 70% Isopropyl Alcohol (AKA Rubbing Alcohol), Ranger Emboss It Dauber, Pro Marine Supplies Epoxy, jewelry making chain, cabochons

July “follow along with me” layout

Hey Guys, Kim here. Today I am sharing a layout created with the July 2020 scrapbook kit. These papers from Scrapboys are amazing. I’ve done a follow along with me layout.

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. This is a new thing we created after we’ve had some request for more detailed instructions for the projects. For this layout I had a video to follow along with, but I accidentally deleted it. I will give you the step by steps and list the items used.

This is the second “follow along with me”. DT member Crystal did one with the July mixed media kit, so don’t forget to check that out. Again, this is a new monthly series.

Here is the list of items used from the kit:

  1. Dream Garden sheet #1
  2. Dream Garden sheet #5
  3. 49 & Market stitched frame
  4. Prima Marketing Shabby Chic Treasures
  5. 49 & Market sugar poises
  6. 49 & Market Wildflowers
  7. 49 & Market garden petals
  8. Creative Embellishments flourish
  9. Ranger liquid pearls

Essentials from my stash:

  1. Pink cardstock
  2. Pink chalk ink
  3. White embossing powder
  4. Gesso
  5. Various die cuts

I used sheet 1 as my base and ripped sheet 2 on the diagonal (made sure the wagon wheel was on the side I didn’t use). I inked the edges of all paper with some pink chalk ink, then adhered the ripped sheet to the base.

I then watered down some gesso and whit washed the base sheet to the down the flowers. Once dried, I swiped the page lightly with the pink chalk ink.

I cut a couple of die cuts from pink cardstock. I adhered them behind where my photo was going. Once that was done, I fussy cut the wagon wheel and flower pail from the leftover torn paper.

The wagon wheel was glued down and the pail set to the side for later. I added small foam dots to the stitched frame and stuck it down. Next I added thicker foam tape to the photo and layered it onto pf the frame.

Once picture was down, I embellished the rest of the layout. I used foam tape on the pail and adhered it just below the photo. I added flowers to the bottom using all flowers from the kit. The top spray was created by bunching up flowers from all three packs.

For the chipboard. i cut it into 2 pieces. The I used a combo of white embossing power and the pink liquid pearls. Just randomly place your liquid pearls on the chipboard, then sprinkle with embossing power and heat set.

There you have it. I hope this explanation helps. So sorry about the video (he he).

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Secret Love Letter Stack

Hello crafty friends! This week I am back with a fun and unique project that I have created a couple times a few years back for a swap with crafty friends! Of course I used this month’s  Cards, Tags, & More kit from Tres Jolie for  this project. I also created a process video that I hope you will find easy to follow.

 

I absolutely love this paper collection from Ciao Bella “The Muse”! I used all of the 12 x12 paper stack for this project! I used laces, doilies, snippets of laces, beaded trim, the stamp from the kit as well as others from my stash. I used flowers from the kit and others . I also used some rub ons from 7 Gypsies, “Hello” wax stamp, & the beautiful chipboard frames from the kit!

 

 

 

 

I hope that you enjoyed the project that I came up with this week using this beautiful kit!!

If you have any questions regarding my process video please feel free to contact me. Here is my email address, or you can leave a comment on my video on YouTube.

Again stay safe, stay home and craft your heart away! Don’t forget to join Tres Jolie Monthly Sketch challenge and Mood Board Challenge!!

Happy Crafting

~Hugs~ Jeanne

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Tres Jolie Kit Club–May 2020 Mixed Media Kit–Grunge Canvas

Hey, all! Welcome back to the Tres Jolie blog! Today I am bringing you my first official project of the month using the May Mixed Media Kit! (I say official because some of the mediums made their way onto my projects for the iNSD challenges over this past weekend!)

For my first project, I made a Steampunk/Grunge piece using the canvas, the mediums, one of the VHS reels, and the pack of Prima Trinkets.

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My thought process for the coloring was rather simple! I was just sitting and staring at the mediums and ended up thinking “Yellow & Blue make Green!” Or in this case, gold and blue make teal!!

Check out the video to see how I put all this together:


Now, how about some close-ups?

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I made built up some texture paste at the upper left and lower right corners before adding the wax and paint! I had a mix of chipboard and metal embellishments, but brought them together with paint!
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I stacked and stacked to give dimension to my canvas and added three contrasting Prima Pebbles as a final touch! Even though I have a lot of different textures, keeping with the same color as the paint kept it from being overwhelming!

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I hope this project gave you some ideas of what you can do with items from this month’s Mixed Media Kit! I’ll be back on YouTube and the blog on the 15th with another Mixed Media project! Keep an eye out for projects from the other Tres Jolie Designers! And don’t forget to visit the Tres Jolie Kit Club Café and check out the sketch and mood board challenges!


May 2020 Mixed Media Kit:

Mixed Media Kit

In addition to items from the kit (*Items from previous Tres Jolie Kits), I used:

*13@rts Modeling Paste, *13@rts White Gesso, ReneaBouquets Candy & Beautiful Beads in Teal, Glass/Rock [looking] shards from Monica, *Prima Melange Sugar Art Pebbles – Multicolored,

Creative Embellishments Gear Set 2 Small; Large Gear Set; Steampunk Clock; *Lightbulbs; Grunge Harlequin Piece; Distress Punchinella; the monocle, but I don’t know if CE still has it available, I couldn’t find it!, *Texture Powder, FabriTac, Liquitex Matte Super Heavy Gel, Prima Silicone Brush, ModPodge Gloss & Matte Spray Acrylic Sealers, JudiKins Diamond Glaze.


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Tres Jolie Kit Club–April 2020 Mixed Media Kit–Spring Plank

Hi, all! Welcome back to the Tres Jolie blog! Today I am bringing you a spring-themed plank I put together using items from my stash and the April Mixed Media Kit!

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I just used a bit of old board for my background, added some gesso, then started layering! Check out the video for the whole process!


Video:


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For the background color I used the two Magical Shakers from the kit like watercolors. On the chipboard diamonds and window I sprinkled them on then spritzed them with some water.

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I mixed the glass glitter from the kit with some gel medium then just spread it on randomly to add some shine to the piece.

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With the background done, it was just a matter of layering the other parts of my piece!

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My final addition was a few of the pearls from the kit. I put them on 3” (76mm) pins and them stuck them in where I wanted them.


April Mixed Media Kit

Mixed Media kit

In addition to items from the kit (*From previous Tres Jolie Kits), I used:

Scrap Lumber, FabriTac, JudiKins Diamond Glaze, *13@rts Gel Medium, *13@rts Modeling Paste, *Prima Waterbrush, Liquitex Matte Super Heavy Gel, *Lace, *Texture Pebbles, AB Studio “I Love You,” Krylon Workable Fixatif, Ranger Brayer, Art Anthology 6×9 “Diamond Grunge” Stencil, Distress Oxide Spray “Twisted Citron,” Lindy’s Gang Flat Magical “Aloha Avocado,” Prima Babs (Resin Face) Item# 583255, Creative Embellishments: *Arched Window Set of 2, Leafy Vine Frame, Flourish 15, and Distressed Harlequin Pieces


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Loaded Envelope and March Mood Board Winner

Hey guys, Kim here. Today I am bringing you a project I created using the April Cards, Tags and more kit. I love the beautiful spring colors of this kit.

Here is the kit:

I created a loaded Envelop using the kit. I also created a walk thru video so you can see all the details. Here is the envelope.

 

Inside the envelope are several tags. Here they are.

Before we get to the video, I want to say congratulations to our March Mood Board Winner.

Here was the mood board:

Congratulations to Cheryl Merrihew!!

Here is her winning layout:

 

Here is the walk-thru video of the loaded envelope:

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Friendship Layout with Rae

Happy Sunday!

Today I’m sharing another layout I made with the April scrapbook kit featuring the 13 Arts Rosalie paper collection:

I ADORE these papers! The color palette is sophisticated and the designs are so beautiful. I started out by building the background which I kept simple: I distressed the edges of the beige paper and rolled some of the rips, then glued it to the paper with newspaper ads so it would peak through.

I cut up some of the pink paper into quarter-inch strips and weaved them at the edges to make a place for the picture and the rest of the layering to go.

I layered some of the papers, ephemera, and lace stickers from my stash under the photo.  I also added the Creative Embellishments chipboard oval frame and some die cut vines, as well as some small rhinestones I had.

For the chipboard, I treated it with the Lindy’s embossing powder from the kit, then on the leaves, I embossed it again with the new Tim Holtz Distress embossing glaze in green.  In the closeup you can see how it gives a subtle green hue.  I also used that green embossing glaze over the die cut vines: I used it over the 13 Arts black patterned paper.

I finished off the layout by adding the beautiful Prima Marketing pink roses, and a title from my stash.

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