Friday, 19 January 2018

More coffee please with CAS- ual Fridays

Hello my dear crafty friends and welcome to our new CAS- ual Fridays challenge!

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So grab your coffee and tea stamps and enter our new challenge!
This month  we have quite a few new and gorgeous coffee themed stamp sets and dies on CAS-ual Fridays new release.
So I used one new just released set and the matching die set to make this lovely coffee card for you to see:

 Products used:
Stamps: Cup of Coffee
Fri-dies set: Cup of Coffee

Here are some more close- ups to this card:

There are no genre restrictions for this challenge. Link up your clean and simple designs or layer it on -- the choice is yours.  Make sure to link back to this blog post and include the graphic below in your post for consideration of being chosen a winner.
What are your playing for? 10 winning entries will be highlighted on this blog each Thursday before a new challenge is set to go live the next day.  In addition, Michele has generously offered up a $25 gift certificate to the overall winner at CAS-ual Friday stamps. And if that weren't enough, if the chosen winner has used CAS-ual Friday stamps and/or dies as the main focus in the card, that gift certificate will increase to $50.

So don't wait! Play with us and you can be our WINNER!

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

Holidays altered canvas

 This small (4*4'') altered canvas was  made with stencils. heat embossed texture paste, stamped ornaments (PPRS) and some IamRoses flowers on the corner.

I enter it to some web challenges:

Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Happy 2018 notebook

This cute spiral notebook was already published in the last  issue of 2017 Just Christmas cards and Decorations.
Now it's a time to share it on the web.

 I enter it to some web challenges:

Lacy cake shaped gift boxes

These vintage style cake shaped gift boxes were made with CCB products for the January monthly challenge and you can see the full step by step tutorial in CCB blog.

Here is the mood board I used to make this project:

You still have time to enter our monthly challenge and if you are picked you can be our Guest Designer and to get a great  box of products to work with.
So go for it!

Friday, 12 January 2018

Art is the voice of a heart art page with Magenta

Hello my dear crafty friends!
Today  I am going to share my new art journal double spread made over the single A4 Mixed Media cardstock using Magenta stencils and stamps.

This page is all about  your own understanding of art. As Art is the voice of your heart, there is no rules or right and wrong in doing your own art.
So even if it looks a bit weird it's still your own interpretation of your heart in colors, designs and general concept .

I made the background with acrylic paints and then added a few black cardstock pieces in a totally random way.
Two Magenta stencils were used to add the contrast (numbers in black) and texture (stars in blue) and two Magenta stamps were used to add some stamping on the background.

The metal piece was stamped over metal sheet and then colored with a  mix of alcohol inks. Then it was die cuts and glued on the right side of the double page spread.The stamping was made with black pigmented ink and heat embossed with clear embossing powder.

The sentiment was stamped over the page with permanent black ink.

The main image on the left side was stamped in the same heat embossed way and then colored with distress markers and covered with gel medium.

Some black pen doodling was added around the page for more " hand made" interest.

Tuesday, 9 January 2018

@3: Altered Mixed Media Birthday canvas

Hello my dear crafty friends!
This altered canvas was made for my dearest 3 yo grand daughter (she is 4 now already, but who counts? ).
I made it for three web challenges for January.
The first one is 7Dots Use three colors challenge and I used their cardstock, stickers and tags to make this art piece.

The second one is More than Words and they asked for Birthday with Tags inspiration.
January Main Challenge

The last one is for Scrapki- Wyswaniowo and they asked for vellum. I used printed in gold vellum for a die cut and as a part of my cluster matting.

As you can see I used tons of stencils over the canvas and over the cardstock as a part of my design. Quite a few die cuts added interest to this canvas. I used just two colors of paints and mists to make it a good fit for one of the challenges and there are stamping over the matting pieces and as the main part of the mixed title. The stamps are from Magenta.
 A few different mediums were also used to make this canvas, such as white crackle paste and peach pearl stencil paste together with mists and paints from different origins.

Hertfelt Little Moments fabric notebook cover

This canvas covered notebook with small altered canvas as a cover embellishment cluster was made for some web challenges.
Lucky me- between new born on 1/1/2018 grandson and all DT jobs I still had some " me time" and made a couple of projects for different challenges.
This project was primary made for Dusty Attic mood board January challenge and my main inspiration was color Gold, laced textures and general shabby look of this notebook.

I enter this to some web challenges:
Dusty Attic

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