Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Studio75 feature for The Flying Unicorn and last projects for Lindy's Stamp Gang GDT!

Hello everyone !

I have 2 layouts to show you today. I was recently sent by the Flying Unicorn the new Studio 75 collection Craft Love to have a play with. 

You will find this collection over at The Flying Unicorn shop HERE and this is what it looks like. 

This is also the last of my creations for as Lindy's Stamp Gang Guest Designer for April. I had a great time working with their awesome products and I thank them for having me this month :) 




This is what I created with these lovely papers..

"Love"

Besides the Craft Love papers, I also used these products from Lindy's Stamp Gang 
Rusty Lantern Lime spray
Steampunk Sepia Spray
Blazing Sun Glitz Shot
Incandescent Copper Mood Shadow Ink 

















"Happy x Three: 

In this layout I also used the following from Lindy's Stamp Gang
Blazing Sun Glitz Shot
Incandescent Copper Moon Shadow Ink 
















 

I hope you have been inspired today :) Let me know if you have.... I love to hear about it :) 

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Sunday, April 27, 2014

One more layout for Maja Design using Sofiero!

Hi there, here I am today with one more layout I created for Maja Design using the GORGEOUS Sofiero collection. I truly do love this collection.. very very much!


Sofiero-P

" All Of Me.."
 Oh how I love this song by John Legend called "All Of Me". My journalling on this layout is part of the chorus. It says "You're my end and my beginning, even when I lose I am winning". Priceless!!

So I started with the "The Elegant Wine House" paper, and used some Ranger Alcohol Inks, 13arts sprays and Distress Stains to give it colour.










Maja Designs paper: Sofiero collection - "The Elegant Wine House" paper
Chipboard: The Dusty Attic - Geometric Border

Hope you like today's project..

Have a great day :)



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Friday, April 25, 2014

The Flying Unicorn and 7 Dots Studio!

Good morning friends! 

This month The Flying Unicorn and 7 Dots Studio is having a cross promotion and as Creative Member for The Flying Unicorn I was very lucky to work with the new collection from 7 Dots Studio "Illumination". This collection is available at The Flying Unicorn right HERE 

"You Light Up My World"

This is a picture of my 2 older children and my husband at Sea World in Queensland this year. The colours in my picture matched PERFECTLY with the colours of the background paper. Love it when that happens!! 

So let me walk you through some steps.
As with every layout I create these days, I start by adhering my base paper to a 12x12 piece of chipboard. I then apply CLEAR GESSO over the base paper. 
This is for a couple of reasons:
 1) I apply CLEAR Gesso as it provides the same effect as normal white Gesso but it is clear which means you get to see more of the background paper.
2) Clear Gesso also provides a non porous surface which means that my colours will not soak through into the paper. They will stay more vivid and I will also be able too manipulate them before they dry. 
It also provides a "grip" for the art mediums I will add to my page. 
3) The chipboard and clear gesso also allow for the paper not to warp as much. 





 You will see here in the background, I used the Embossing Paste with The Crafters Workshop 6x6 Circle Regiment stencil to create the design in the background. I also used the Embossing paste on my Dusty Attic Geometric Border chipboard, before colouring it with Silks Acrylics Paint in Sunburst The Dusty Attic Geometric border is one of my absolute favourite things to use these days. I kind of have used a bit everywhere. It is a new release from The Dusty Attic and it is available at The Scrapbook Store HERE 



 For my background colours, I used a mixture of 13arts Lime Pastel Mist, Heidi Swapp Turquoise Mist, and yellows from Tim Holtz Distress Stains 



This title was cut on my Silhouette Cameo and it is a Tanya Batrak design. I coloured it with Distress Ink in Broken China

So I hope you have been inspired today :) Let me know if you have.... I love to hear about it :) You can email me at nadiac78@hotmail.com or drop me a message on my Facebook account HERE

Bye for now !

 

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Another layout and Designer Kit for The Scrapbook Diaries

Hello! I am excited to be back today to share with you my next layout for The Scrapbook Diaries. 

Have you heard of The Scrapbook Diaries? Besides having an AMAZING online store , they also sell Designer Kits and have a very inspiring blog. There is no Design Team as such, but the owner invites designers from around the world to create projects that ALWAYS includes a video/stepxstep tutorial and essentially create their own "Designer Kit". 

There are no subscriptions to anything. You just visit the store here and choose what page kit you would like. With each kit you get the tutorial as I mentioned, as well as enough materials to create TWO layouts. You can choose from different options such as the full kit that will include EVERYTHING or a couple of other options that include less items in case you already have some of the things included. 

So here is the layout I created this month. 


If you like the look of this layout and wish to recreate something like it, you will find everything that is needed PLUS a step x step video in the kit HERE






I hope you have been inspired today :) Let me know if you have.... I love to hear about it :) 

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Monday, April 21, 2014

13arts project + a video tutorial

Hi everyone!  I hope this post finds you well.

Today I have created 2 projects with the same techniques and I have also created a quick video to show you some of my favourite 13arts products.

Most of what I have used on the layout below is available at the 13arts online store HERE and MOST of the products are also available at the Flying Unicorn HERE

I altered these 2 large metal hearts with the techniques I show in the video. 


This is a tag I also created that you can see a step x step in the video below. 



Please check it out below or visit my YouTube Channel HERE




Most of what I have used on the layout below is available at the 13arts online store HERE and MOST of the products are also available at the Flying Unicorn HERE

Products used for both projects. 
13arts Ink: Black, Yellow
13arts Pastel Mist : Lime, Yellow
13arts Gesso
13arts Gel medium
13arts decorative strip
13arts Flowers
13arts Pearl Silver paint
Timeless Collection chipboard



Hope you liked my projects!


Have a great day :)


 

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