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Paper-Arts Serenity Beyond the Page Altered 3D Wall Art Dream Big Step x Step by Tania Ridgwell

Paper-Arts Serenity Beyond the Page Altered 3D Wall Art Dream Big

Hello there, Tania joining you today with the first of my shares for this month using some of Paper-Arts gorgeous collections.  First up I have a Beyond the Page project for you all my Paper-Arts Serenity Beyond the Page Altered 3D Wall Art Dream Big.  What better why to start off than sharing how I put this project together.  I have altered one of Kaisercraft’s 3D Dream Big Wall Arts using the Serenity Paper-Arts Collection. Just love the colours and patterns of this range.

Materials Used:

Paper-Arts Serenity Collection HERE

Crafter’s Workshop Regal Butterfly Stencil HERE

Green Tara Flowers HERE

Kaisercraft Paper Blooms HERE

Dylusions Shimmer Sprays HERE

Prima Art Stones HERE

Texture Paste HERE

Script Stamp

Edge Distresser

Here is my finished project…….

Paper-Arts Serenity Beyond the Page Altered 3D Wall Art Dream Big

I started by giving the back of all the pieces a rough coat of white paint.                                                    Paper-Arts Serenity Beyond the Page Altered 3D Wall Art Dream Big

Once dry I added lots of texture using one of the Crafter’s Workshop stencils Regal Butterfly. I continued to add texture until I was happy.

Paper-Arts Serenity Beyond the Page Altered 3D Wall Art Dream Big

Next was the fun bit adding my colour.  I used a couple of Dylusions Shimmer Sprays that coordinated with the papers. I sprayed the colour into a paint palette and then used some plastic packaging to add the colour.  I wanted the colour to look random and not cover the pieces completely, I added it bit by bit until I was happy.   I figured I could add more if it didn’t dry with enough colour.

Paper-Arts Serenity Beyond the Page Altered 3D Wall Art Dream Big

These are the pieces once the colour had dried.

Paper-Arts Serenity Beyond the Page Altered 3D Wall Art Dream Big

I then covered the other side of the pieces with my chosen patterned paper. Once they were all covered I stuck the pieces to the backing sections.  I then used the Regal Butterfly stencil again to add texture to these pieces.

Paper-Arts Serenity Beyond the Page Altered 3D Wall Art Dream Big

I splashed on more of the Dylusions Shimmer Sprays and then I added some paper layers, in different sizes.

Paper-Arts Serenity Beyond the Page Altered 3D Wall Art Dream Big

Then I added the coloured Dream Big tittle.  I randomly stamped over the Wall Art with a script stamp (see the close ups)

Paper-Arts Serenity Beyond the Page Altered 3D Wall Art Dream Big

Next was the fun bit DECORATING……..  I first added a couple of photos which I tucked slightly under my Dream Big tittle. Then I prettied up the Wall Art with lots of gorgeous Green Tara and Kaisercraft blooms. Adding some Prima Art stones and Enamel Dots to finish off my project.

Here’s some close ups of the finished Wall Art……..

Paper-Arts Serenity Beyond the Page Altered 3D Wall Art Dream Big

Paper-Arts Serenity Beyond the Page Altered 3D Wall Art Dream Big

Paper-Arts Serenity Beyond the Page Altered 3D Wall Art Dream Big

Paper-Arts Serenity Beyond the Page Altered 3D Wall Art Dream Big

Paper-Arts Serenity Beyond the Page Altered 3D Wall Art Dream Big

Paper-Arts Serenity Beyond the Page Altered 3D Wall Art Dream Big

Well that’s all from me today, I do hope I have inspired you all a little with my Paper-Arts Serenity Beyond the Page Altered 3D Wall Art Dream Big.

You can check out the entire Paper-Arts Collections along with the one I used today…….here.

I still have lots more to share with you all, so be sure to pop back soon!

Until then Tania xx

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Color Play You’re A Gem Cards by Melinda Sweetman

Color Play You’re A Gem Cards

Hey again everyone I’m so happy you dropped in to see my latest creations for Anna’s Craft Cupboard! Today you will get the full run down on just what I did to create my Color Play You’re A Gem Cards so I hope you enjoy!

This is my last share for the month using the Color Play “You’re a Gem” Collection by Photo Play Paper. These cards came from a very quick “play” session I had when I first received my DT package testing out my brand new mixed media goodies. Without further ado here are all of the cards together.

Color Play You’re A Gem Cards

I’m so happy with how these cards came out and I loved getting messy in the process! You can do this yourself as well, more than likely with products you have to hand. My biggest tip is to have a basic understanding of the colour wheel – you want colours that sit next to each on the wheel so as to avoid mud! I am using pink (red from the colour wheel) and blue and so when they mix together you get purple – not my favourite colour but these cards are so fun, unique and just work! Let’s get started!

Color Play You’re A Gem Cards

I have used a sheet of white watercolour paper HERE which has not been cut down yet. I think it is around A4 in size and I know I can get 4 card fronts from it. I started by sprinkling my Ken Oliver for Brutus Monroe Colour Burst powder in Rogue along with my Lindy’s Magical Shaker in Guten Tag Teal lightly on my watercolour paper and activated by spritzing with water.

Color Play You’re A Gem Cards

I turned and titled my paper to get the colour moving and added more water to help it some more. It is a pretty simple and quiet free process as the colour goes where the colour goes and you can get some really beautiful results.

Color Play You’re A Gem Cards

From here I dried using my heat tool and then added more of each colour as I felt I needed it; tilting and turning my page, drying and adding more colour as I saw fit.

Color Play You’re A Gem Cards

When that was all dry I added sprinkles using Dylusions Shimmer Spray in Bubblegum Pink, Guten Tag Teal Magical Shaker, Colour Artist Ink in Soot and a gold mist from my stash. I heat set that and got to picking out all the bits and pieces for my cards fronts.

Color Play You’re A Gem Cards

I didn’t want to add too much and cover up all that fun colour so I kept my embellishments pretty low key. I have used a combination of die cut ephemera pieces from the collection and also some elements fussy cut from the Sparkle Cut Apart sheet. The only other thing I added in was some threads – gold and black. I used a combination of foam dots and wet glue to stick all the bits together and like I said, I love how these all came together!

Color Play You’re A Gem Cards

I do, once again have another process video for you so just grab a cuppa, click on the link and enjoy!

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Color Play You’re A Gem Cards by Melinda Sweetman
Color Play You’re A Gem Cards by Melinda Sweetman

And here are each of my cards separately for you!

Color Play You’re A Gem Cards

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Thanks for stopping by to view my Color Play You’re A Gem Cards. I hope I have inspired you to get creative and experiment with your products to see what you can do with them and how they work (or perhaps don’t work lol) together! Until next time,

Melinda

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Materials: Photo Play You’re A Gem papers and ephemera, Dylusions Shimmer Spray in Bubblegum Pink, Ken Oliver for Brutus Monroe Watercolor in Rogue, Lindy’s Magical Shaker in Guten Tag Teal, Colour Blast Artist Ink Soot

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Stamping Bella Stamps Gift Cards by Debra James

Stamping Bella Stamps Gift Cards

Hello there, Debra here and this week I have created 4 gifts cards using the set of Squidgies stamps from Stamping Bella HERE.

Sometimes all you need is something small in the way of a card to add to a gift or just to give to that special person in your life.

These cute images are from the Stamping Bella stamp set called Squidgy Pals HERE

Stamping Bella Stamps Gift Cards

Each card base is cut at by 4×4 inches. The images were cut out using MFT Stitched Squares Die. I coloured each image with Copics and then masked before adding a very soft sponging  of Tim Holtz Distress Oxides for the sky and I grounded all the images was using a stamp from MFT called Jumbo Abstract Art.

Stamping Bella Stamps Gift Cards

For the 1st card above the snail and mushroom came from the MFT Stamp Set called Friendly Forest Stamps.

Stamping Bella Stamps Gift Cards

The 2nd card above I used a MFT Birthday Balloon Die coloured with Tim Holtz Distress Oxides.

Stamping Bella Stamps Gift Cards

For my 3rd card above I used a flower from Fleur 1 Stamp set from Pink Fresh Studio HERE.

Stamping Bella Stamps Gift Cards

My 4th and last card I used a flower spray stamp called “Fleur 1” from Pink Fresh Studio and the sentiment is Alexandra Renke Die “for you” HERE.

Well thats it from me today, hope I have inspired you just a little by my Stamping Bella Stamps Gift Cards.

Have a great day, Cheers Debra, x

 

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Color Play You’re A Gem Layout All Smiles by Melinda Sweetman

Color Play You’re A Gem Layout All Smiles

Hi there everyone Melinda Sweetman here with you today with my Color Play You’re A Gem Layout All Smiles. This month I am using the gorgeous Color Play You’re A Gem Collection by Photo Play Paper HERE.

Color Play You’re A Gem Layout All Smiles

I kinda scraplifted myself for this page and was inspired to use a stencil and some light modelling paste as a base before I added some colour using the beautiful Lindy’s Magical Shaker in Guten Tag Teal (oh my, all the heart eyes, LOVE this colour!). This was really easy to do and I’ll quickly walk you through it! After your modelling paste is completely dry sprinkle on a tiny bit of the shaker and activate with water. You can use a paint brush, your fingers, some plastic or simply turn and tilt your page to get the colour moving. Work in small areas and dry off in between layers. Keep adding colour until you are happy with your coverage/colour.

Color Play You’re A Gem Layout All Smiles

I wanted a little extra depth so grabbed my Colour Blast Artist Ink Marine HERE and working from the area behind where my photo was going dropped a little colour and then tilted and turned my page until I had the depth and difference in colour I was after. Again, working in smaller areas and drying off each section as I was happy with it.

Color Play You’re A Gem Layout All Smiles

I intentionally cut down my mixed media white cardstock to 11 1/2″ square as I knew I wanted to mount the whole lot onto something and settled on the Multi Geo pattered paper. I did cut the middle out of this paper so I could use it for layers on the page. I have mounted my photo onto some of that gorgeous Gemstone Swirl paper and then added some tissue paper from my stash. I added a 6×4 card from the Sparkle Cut Apart sheet (awesome sentiment – Perfectly Imperfect!) and then added 2 more layers using the middle of the Multi Geo paper I had cut out and also more of the B side of the Sparkle Cut Apart sheet.

Color Play You’re A Gem Layout All Smiles

Once I had that all stuck together I cut another of the cards from the cut apart sheet to add to my layers and decided to add some more colour to my back ground. I started with splatters using the Lindys Magical Shaker Guten Tag Teal HERE (mix a little with water and sprinkle away) then the Marine Artist Ink then added Dylusions Shimmer Spray in Bubblegum HERE and finally some gold mist from my stash.

Color Play You’re A Gem Layout All Smiles

I added some machine stitching in black around the entire edge of the white cardstock and also on the outside edge of that cut apart behind my photo.

Color Play You’re A Gem Layout All Smiles

My title is from the Dusty Attic Mini Captions #9 set and I used some gold glittery embossing powder to add colour.

Color Play You’re A Gem Layout All Smiles

The final touch to my Color Play You’re A Gem Layout was the banner pieces right along the top that spell out live from the die cut ephemera pieces, my date and my journalling – short and sweet today!

Color Play You’re A Gem Layout All Smiles

I have a process video for you today as well so please pop on the link and enjoy!! Thanks for stopping by to view my Color Play You’re A Gem Layout All Smiles and see you again very soon with another share!

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Color Play Youre a Gem Layout All Smiles by Melinda Sweetman
Color Play Youre a Gem Layout All Smiles by Melinda Sweetman

Melinda

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Materials: Photo Play You’re A Gem papers and ephemera, Lindy’s Magical Shaker Guten Tag Teal, Dylusions Shimmer Spray Bubblegum, Colour Blast Artist Ink Marine, Dusty Attic Mini Captions #9

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Color Play You’re A Gem Layout You Do You by Melinda Sweetman

Color Play You’re A Gem Layout You Do You

Hi Briony here, before we get into showing you this gorgeous creation Color Play You’re A Gem Layout You Do You, we are very happy to announce our new Design Team member.. MELINDA SWEETMAN!  Melinda has an uber funky style of scrapping and you can tell she has fun with everything she creates!

Here are a few words from Melinda herself:

Hi! My name is Melinda and I live in sunny Perth surrounded by my little family full of boys!! You will see that I mostly scrap my 2 little guys, Jacob and Hunter and not so often but sometimes my incredibly supportive hubby, Alan. I started as a card maker about 12 years ago and vowed I would never scrapbook, lol! Now I wonder what I’ll try next! I tend to start my pages with some sort of ink or paint or spray. Sometimes I have an idea, others not so much but for the most part the playing is the fun part. I am beyond thrilled to be joining the team here at Anna’s Craft Cupboard and to be amongst such talented women with 2 amazing people leading the team! I can’t wait to share and inspire you on your own creative journey!!”

 

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Hi there everyone and welcome to the Anna’s blog today! I must say I am beyond excited to be here as a Design Team member with such an incredibly talented bunch of ladies and for such an awesome company! I am here today sharing my first page my Color Play You’re A Gem Layout You Do You. Yes, this month I am using the gorgeous “You’re A Gem” collection by Color Play.

With the gorgeous colours in this collection and the fun mixed media products I had been sent I was hard pressed to pass up this opportunity to scrap this fun photo of my son on his 8th birthday!

Color Play You're A Gem Layout You Do You

I started this page with the B side of the Gemstone Swirl paper and added a very light coverage of white gesso with a dry brush to blend out some of the pattern in the background where I wanted my main cluster to be. On top of the gesso I added some black stamping using a permanent black ink and after that dried I added some stencilling with some gorgeous Novu Embellishment Mousse in Powder Blue. I set that aside to dry.

Color Play You're A Gem Layout You Do You

After the mousse was completely dry I mixed up some more of the mousse with water to make more of a paint and then added some of the very vibrant Dylusions Shimmer Spray in Bubblegum Pink to make a pink-ish purple to go with the pony in the photo. I used this mix to sprinkle all around where the gesso was on my page and then decided to add paint over the top of the stamping. I also had some of the mousse mixed separate with water so I could sprinkle the blue around the page and also using the nozzle from the Shimmer Spray added more sprinkles of colour.

Color Play You're A Gem Layout You Do You

I used the B side of the Sparkle Cut Apart sheet and also the A side of Gemstone Swirl to add messy, textured layers behind my photo.

Color Play You're A Gem Layout You Do You

At this stage I decided to add some more stamping using a Carabelle Studio Stamp – Les Basiks #2 – for my journalling and also added my title using a combination of Pink Fresh Studio  Sweet & Simple puffy mini black alphas and Pink Fresh Studio A Case of the Blahs puffy alphas. At this point I had a BIG oops! I dropped my black ink pad onto my layout!!! You can see it in slow mo in  my video lol

Color Play You're A Gem Layout You Do You

My oops did make me think of a creative way to cover it up so I used some of the offcuts from my paper layers and a couple of the diecut cardstock pieces and built another cluster in the top left of my page after I mimicked the paint and the mousse!

Color Play You're A Gem Layout You Do You

I added in 2 more die cut pieces, one to the top left and one to the main photo cluster. Then I added some tiny black splatters using Colour Blast Colour Artist Ink in Soot.

As I mentioned briefly above I have created a process video of my Color Play You’re A Gem Layout You Do You for you so please enjoy!

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Color Play Youre a Gem Layout You Do You by Melinda Sweetman
Color Play Youre a Gem Layout You Do You by Melinda Sweetman

Thanks so much for stopping by to check out my first post as part of this amazing team, my Color Play You’re A Gem Layout You Do You, and I hope I have inspired you to create something fun and not necessarily “traditional” because in all honestly, I never expected to use a collection like this or to have a photo like this to scrap but I just LOVE both!!

Have a scrappy day, Melinda x

Materials:

Photo Play You’re A Gem papers and ephemera,
Novu Embellishment Mousse Powder Blue,
Dylusions Shimmer Spray in Bubblegum Pink
Carrabelle Studio Stamp Basik #2
Colour Blast Artist Ink Soot
Elle’s Studio Mini Puffy Black Alphas
Pink Fresh Studio A Case of the Blahs Puffy Alphas

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