Tres Jolie Kit Club–April 2020 Sketch Challenge–Scrapbooking Kit

Hey, all! Today I am bringing you the project I made for this month’s sketch challenge, using the April scrapbooking kit!


As you can see I didn’t make a layout! I was totally obsessed with the clock face and flowers of the sketch, and I really wanted to create something 3D from those elements.

Here is the sketch, and under that, you will find the tutorial video!

April sketch




I used some Prima Texture Fantasy Paste on my chipboard gears, and the embossing powder from the kit on my clock face, which I also back with some of the patterned paper from the kit.




On the flowers of the chipboard roses from the kit I used a combination of two embossing powders from my stash, and again used the embossing powder from the kit on the stems and leaves.

I also tucked in a few of the die cuts from the pack that came in the kit.




Inspiration can come from anywhere and can take you anywhere! For me, I couldn’t quit focusing on the section around the photo on the sketch, and I let it take me down a non-layout road!

April 2020 Scrapbooking Kit:

Scrapbook Kit

In addition to items from the kit (*From previous Tres Jolie kits; **From the April 2020 Mixed Media Kit), I used:

Prima Texture Fantasy Paste (Taupe Rose, Fire Orange, Blue Green), *Prima Metallique Paint “Ancient Coin,” **13@rts White Gesso, Ranger Embossing Powder “Orange Blossom,” Lindy’s Gang Embossing Powder “Cosmic Pink Blue,” Ranger Emboss It Pen, Creative Embellishments “Large Gear Frames” (x2) and “Steampunk Clock Face 5”, Simon Says Stamp Clear Embossing Ink, Liquitex Matte Super Heavy Gel, JudiKins Diamond Glaze, E6000, Thread Locker Blue 242, Bulldog Hardware: Machine Screw Value Kit (MA-519), Fender Washers WA-567 & WA-569

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Mood Board Challenge Book Card

Hello crafty peeps!! This week I’m excited to share with u this Book Card that I created for this month’s Mood Challenge! I absolutely love love this  from Tres Jolie! I decided to create this simple book card.




I had made one of these a few years ago following a tutorial on YouTube. 

I used a thick white American Crafts card stock for my base and then used one of the sheets from the scrapbook kit. I used some of the flowers as well.


I used a piece of ephemera from my stash and a super cute vintage girl photo that was given to me by a crafty friend!  I then fussy cut a flower from one of the 12×12 sheets that had a variety of color and size of flowers on it. Lastly I added a piece of cotton ivory lace around the inside border of the card.






I hope that you will check out this tutorial and give it a try. These make such beautiful and fun gifts!! I look forward to seeing what everyone has created for this month’s Mood Board Challenge! Until next month crafty friends!



Timeless Tag/Notecard Folio Set

Hello crafty friends! Today I am back to share another project using the beautiful Card, Tags, & More! I wanted to focus today on using the Finnabair background stamp that came in the kit and of course a few of the embellishments I had left from it as well!!

I absolutely love small stamps because you can incorporate them in larger projects such as layouts, art journaling, etc. But this one I immediately got an idea to create this super cute folio containing 3×3 note cards/envelopes & tags. I had created this a while back when I first started crafting and found that the crafter that I followed the simple tutorial on YouTube has so many other tutorials, ideas that I have gotten my inspiration from since finding her. Here is the link to her channel.

The paper I used for this project is one that I had in my hoard and it is an older Prima collection Time Travelers collection. It’s such a beautiful collection and I knew it would be perfect for this project!

I used some of the Stamperia Rice Papers that I had left from the first 2 projects that I previously used them on. I used some a couple of the Prima Sunrise Sunset Mini Numbers as well.


Other items from the kit that I ended up adding was some of the Train tickets from the kit, those were added to the outside of the mini envelopes. I then cut up some strips from the Tim Holtz Film Roll from the kit and adhered them on the front and outside and inner spine.







As you can see in my photos, I stamped the Prima background stamp from the kit on the front of the 3×3 notecards, I used Ranger embossing ink , embossing powders from Lindy’s Stamp gang.

You might notice I also used some white and clear embossing powders from Crafter’s Companion. I like the way the image from the Prima Marketing stamp turned out looking using those two as well.

I added some tags that came from the paper collection that I used. I added some black cotton lace throughout the inner area and on the tags. I adhered a chipboard piece from the collection with some colored seam binding to wrap around the folio and tie on front.









I hope that you will give this easy to follow tutorial a try! These make super cute gifts , swap idea, happy mail creations, etc. I’m anxious to see what you all created with this month’s Cards, Tags, & More Kit from Tres Jolie!! I will be back with my next project next week as I created something fun for this month’s Monthly challenge in which I hope you will join in!!



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Altered Mixed Media Clock

Hello everyone!! This week I am back with this altered Clock that I created using some of the products from the March Cards, Tags, & More Kit.


I had the clock frame base , which is from Prima Marketing Finnabair products that I had in my stash for quite a while. This was the perfect size for what I wanted to create because I do have other brand and size but I felt this one had more space for me to do what I wanted to create on.

Other products I used aside from the March kit, I used products from DecoArt, FolkArt, 13@rts, Tim Holtz, G45, 7 Gypsies, Frank Garcia Memory Hardware.


This project was so much fun and I loved the colors that Kim had chose for the monthly kit! It made my project stand out more and I just kept adding and adding embellishments, I couldn’t stop!



I loved adding the vintage woman & girl paper dolls on the inside! I honestly can’t pick which I like more, that or the flower/gear/clock faces clusters I created on top of the clock and the outer side of it too!

I do hope that you like what I came up with using some of the items from the Cards, Tags, & More Kit March it. I’m excited with this entire kit, and looking forward to sharing the next project too! Till then I hope u come back and check out the rest of my teammates posts! They are super talented and show how to create with the other kits from Tres Jolie! Talk soon!!



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Dancing in the leaves

Hello again crafty friends! Jeanne here up on the blog, I’m back this week with a couple tags that I really enjoyed creating. Using the beautiful kit from the Cards, Tags, And More, I was truly inspired to keep the tags intact and not cut them smaller.

I love stamped images and don’t have a whole lot of them but the ones I do have I love to paper piece & if you have never tried it, I suggest u do especially if your intimidated by coloring images as I am. I do color the skin using Spectrum Noir Copic Markers. Aside from the cute Gorjuss girl images I layered papers from the kit on one of the tags as well as using the packaging from some Prima Marketing flowers from the kit on another tag.



Here are some photos I took as I was creating these, I applied Nuvo Mousse, colors Custard CreamToasted Almond  on the edges of the tags. I then added some of the papers from the kit. I used lace from the kit, I cut out some sentiments from one of the papers , some of the Prima leaves packet from the kit and other embellishments you might see on my tags.

These were super fun to create & if you would like to learn how to paper piece these or other stamped images, I am happy to do a tutorial or you can find many on YouTube. I do hope that you like what I have created with this beautiful kit from Tres Jolie. Continue reading “Dancing in the leaves”

October 2019 Kit Reveal and Design Team Announcement

Hey Guys, It’s Kim and I’m here to welcome you back. It’s a new month, so that means it’s time for a new kit reveal. Plus we have our new design team announcement

Welcome to our Tres Jolie October 2019 reveal.

Today we are revealing our all our October 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. We love using international papers as well. This month is no exception. Our main kit is filled with papers from Craft O’Clock.

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 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:

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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.



Tres Jolie will host a different challenge each month. This month we have a sketch challenge. This sketch 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 sketch.

Here is the sketch:

Place your entries in the October 2019 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, 2018 at 11:59 pm CST.

Now for the reveal of our new Design Team Members.

 These talented ladies will begin designing in November, however they are already around in the forums. So if you “see” them, give them a big shout out. Let’s welcome our newest Design Team members:



And we are lucky to have as a Guest Design Team Member:



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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.

“Faire des folies” with Annie Carignan

Hello again everyone !

I am sharing today another layout that I made with beautiful November Scrapbook Kit where we had ABStudio gorgeous products, 49 and Market and Prima flowers along with great chipboards from Creative Embellishments.

For this layout I wanted to work with the feathers, which are not something I normally use so this was a little bit of a challenge for me because I never know where to put them !  So I had this idea of using all of them so they would be the focus of my page.

First thing I did was  gesso the background, then I cut little peaces of paper for the top and the bottom that I adhered making a triangle directed to the center and reaching the bottom. I used AB Studio stencil with Paste.  I took the feathers and adhered them from the top to the center, and from the bottom to the center also. I painted them with white gesso.  I put some  Icing Paste to give color just a little and added   the trim lace on top and bottom.  I finished by adding flowers, tags, bird and Art Stones.

Here are some close-ups :





Material used :

Papers :

Incredible adventures

Field of flowers

Flowerful life


49 & Market Vintage Shades – Yellow

49 & Market Seaside Blooms – Natural Blush

49 & Market Blossom Blooms – Linen

Creative Embellishments Chipboard – Feathers

AB Studio – Rubber Stamp ID 106

AB Studio – Stencil ID 110

Tres Jolie – Ivory Lace Trim

Mixed Media Kit:

Prima – Icing Paste Rose Gold

Prima – Art Stones

Prima – Love Story Flowers Charlize


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I hope you were inspired !!

Annie xxx

This Place

Hello everyone ! so happy to share new creations with brand new November kit ! Today I am sharing a layout made with the Scrapbook kit and a few things from the MM kit.   This paper is so beautiful with the 2 big butterflies that I didn’t want to hide them.  That is why I tried to keep it simple.  On the background I used the stamp from AB Studio and painted them with Watercolor from my stash.  I chose colors that matched my photo.  The die cut flowers you see behind the photo were made with a friend’s die cut I tried on my scrapbook weekend. I cut the tag from one of the AB Studio papers.  I added some flowers and Art Stones.

Here are some close-ups :


Material used :

From the Scrapbook Kit contents:


Paradise Dream

Incrediable Adventure


49 & Market Vintage Shades – Yellow

49 & Market Seaside Blooms – Natural Blush

49 & Market Blossom Blooms – Linen

AB Studio – Rubber Stamp ID 106

Tres Jolie – Ivory Lace Trim


From the Mixed Media Kit:

Prima – Icing Paste Rose Gold

Prima – Art Stones

Prima – Stencil Flourish

Prima – Love Story Flowers Charlize

from my stash :

Prima Watercolor

Gold title

a few flowers

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September Happenings

Hey everyone, Kim here. Boy do we have a bunch going on for September. Hmm…where do I start. Oh I know.

First, I want to say a big thank you and a fond farewell to Heather.

She happily agreed to be our first guest DT member. For the past 3 months, she has wowed you with her projects and videos. Stay tuned, she has a few more fab projects to share before the month is over.

Thanks so much Heather. I’m sure you will see her around the Cafe.

Next up, we have a new guest DT member joining us for the next 3 months. Let’s welcome Annie Carignan

Annie will start with our September kit. If you aren’t familiar with her work, let me tell you she is amazing. I have seen her projects with the September scrapbook kit and they are outstanding.

Annie will be on the blog later this week to do a formal introduction of herself, so make sure you stop by and give her a warm welcome.

Speaking of the September kit, if you are a subscriber kits will begin shipping this week. Most of you will probably have them for the long weekend. If you want in on any of the kits, subscribe now.

How about a sneak peek of the scrapbook kit:

For the full reveal of all our kits, come back on September 4th.  We will be having our first blog hop. There will be prizes and maybe a few other surprises.

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That’s all the September happenings I have for today. Thanks for stopping by.

Mintay Layout with Ginny


Hello all! Ginny here!

I’m back today with a layout created using the Mintay papers from the August main Scrapbook kit from Tres Jolie Kits.

These papers are gorgeous!

Here is my layout:


I have also used the sketch again for this layout. For my layout the other day I turned the sketch around, this layout I have left in the format it was designed.

As usual my paper layers are all torn edges and they are inked too. I did the broad band across the middle with a lovely floral paper and highlighted it underneath with a piece of the blue lace.



The balloon chip board piece I have painted with gesso and then edged it with the same ink I inked the papers with.



My photo is layered up with some of the journal cards cut from the 12×12 paper. I curled some of the corners for extra detail.



I did a little fussy cutting of the pink flowers buds with the blue butterflies to add to my flower clusters.



My journaling (all be it small!) is fussy cut from the journal cards, distressed and inked.


Products Used on this Layout from Aug Kit:

* Mintey Papers: 7th Heaven: MT-7th-03

* Mintey Papers: 7th Heaven: MT- 7th – 06

* Mintey Papers: 7th Heaven: MT-7th-01

*Prima Say it in Crystals: Santorini #994280

*Prima Flowers: #631994

*Prima Flowers: #632014

*49 & Market: Flowers: Shimmer & Shine Blush Jardin Secret

*Creative Embellishments: Chipboard: Lanterns

*Blue Lace

From Previous Kit:

*Prima: Resin Icons Feathers #573355

From my stash:

*Versafine: Archival Ink Toffee

*Gesso: white



Thanks for stopping by today, I hope you have fun creating with this August Kit. I cannot wait to see what you all do with the kit!

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Ginny  🙂