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EMBOSSED MIXED MEDIA CARD USING CS SHIMMER SPRAYS: a tutorial!

Hello everyone!
Vani here today, on craftyscrappers blog with an inspiration project for you all
using Craftyscrappers super shimmery, shimmer sprays…
for our December challenge embossing .

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I had so much fun creating this using Craftyscrappers Shimmer sprays and the effect was  astounding to my surprise!
These Shimmer sprays are water-based and are water reactive too,
which is great to use on paper & other porous surfaces.
They come in fantastic range of Colors.
The shimmer in these sprays adds the touch of beauty to your craft projects.
You can use these directly or you can even mist them
with water to lighten the color variation.
These are ideal for mixed media, DIY & other crafting projects.

 

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But before i get into that, let me tell you…
Our challenge for this month of DECEMBER is ongoing.
If you missed our previous post,check it out here…
 

You can create any project using embossing technique.
This embossing can be in any form,wet or dry,on stamps,through stencils or pastes.
it can be a layout, a journal page, a simple card, interactive cards,
mixed media canvas or project, altered art, anything crafty!

  • Last date of submission is 31st DECEMBER,2017

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To win the amazing goodie bag!
(Prize reveal will be up soon!)

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Okay so moving on to the tutorial now…

Let me share a picture of the Embossed mix media card that i made:

 

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A brief tutorial:

  • I took a pattern paper and applied gesso on it.
  • After it was dry , I applied texture paste with stencil and added Lindy’s white embossing powder on it and heat set.
  • After that I took Craftyscrappers shimmer spray sweet pumpkin and grape juice and sprayed on top of it.
  • Once dried, I embellished it using some mulberry flowers from the store
  • I added Craftyscrappers shimmer spray grape juice along with the sweet pumpkin shimmer spray on mulberry flowers to enhance the beauty.
  • And the card is ready.

 

 

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I hope you enjoyed the Inspirations and that we have inspired you enough for the challenge for this month “EMBOSSING”

 

Watch out for more in the coming days enter your creations below!
 

Do join us in our challenge!
Don’t forget, there is a maximum of 3 entries per person and it needs to be new work
(so created and posted after this challenge has started).

Have fun with our challenge for which the entries close on 31st December and good luck!

(NOTE:If you don’t see Mr.Linky below, please refresh your page, your browser may not have fully loaded this page.)
If you still have trouble adding your creations for the challenge,kindly drop your creation links/blog links/facebook page link/pictures at craftyscrappers@gmail.com and we will manually add them for you.
And if you want to participate via facebook, you may post your creations over our facebook group:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/craftyscrappersCC/

You can  participate via mr.linky (at the end of the challenge post)or via facebook,Instagram and even via email.
(While sharing your creation post over the social media, ie Facebook/twitter/instagram
please use   #Craftyscrappers challenge18 to qualify for submission,
failing to do so, the entry would be disqualified.) 

Do participate and stand a chance to win the amazing goodie bag!

Looking forward to your participation in the challenge.

 

Happy Crafting!!

 

 

VANI

 

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FUN FOILS WITH AIR DRY CLAY: a video tutorial!

Hello friends,

Today I am quite excited for this post as I have tried something very new and different.Till now we all were exploring Craftyscrappers Fun foils on bases like paper,mdf and vellum.I have gone a step forward and have tried on Air dry Clay.

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To my surprise,it worked well on that as well.
I had superb outcome.

 

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But before i get into that, let me tell you…
Our challenge for this month of NOVEMBER is ongoing.
If you missed our previous post,check it out here…

CHALLENGE#17:”Sketch”

You can create any project using the provided sketch it can be a layout, a journal page, a simple card, interactive cards, mixed media canvas or project, altered art, anything crafty,to participate…

 

  • Last date of submission is 30th November 2017.

 

 

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to win amazing prices!!!

 

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Okay so moving on to the tutorial now…
Let me share a picture of the frame I made using fun-foiled clay flowers.

 

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I simply loved the shimmery effect on the petals.
Sharing the complete project pic along with few more close ups.

 

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A brief tutorial on how i made this:

 

  • For the base,I covered cardboard with Black heavy gesso first,
  • applied some red acrylic paint on a portion and then used shimmer paste
    along with stencil.
  • Both paste and stencil are from Craftyscrappers.
  • In the center I used a hand painted image and stuck mdf ornate around.
  • Rest of the flowers are all stuck with the help of silicon glue.

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Here are the pics of the procedure.

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I have a video tutorial where I have shown the making of clay flower and how I have used fun foils on the petals of the flower.

 

 

 

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Hope you have enjoyed the tutorial.
Do leave some  love and feedback below.Don’t forget to join in our craft challenges,(details at the beginning of the post!)
You can  participate via mr.linky (at the end of the challenge post)or via facebook,Instagram and even via email.

(While sharing your creation post over the social media, ie Facebook/twitter/instagram
please use   #Craftyscrappers challenge17 to qualify for submission,
failing to do so, the entry would be disqualified.) 
 
 

Happy Crafting!!

anushree

 

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Hello friends!
This is Vani and Apurva here  and we are back at crafty scrapper blog along with some inspiration projects which is based on
sparkle it up theme to inspire you all with the current challenge.

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We hope you will get inspired and participate in our CURRENT CHALLENGE  for this month of October which is still ongoing…
If you missed our previous post,check it out here…

CHALLENGE#16:”Sparkle It Up”

You can create cards, layouts, journal pages, altered art, MDF items, anything crafty and add glamour to your projects in any form, be it foil, glitter, shimmer or anything to sparkle it,to participate…
Last date of submission is 31st Oct 2017.

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to win amazing prices!!!

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So here are the Inspirations:

Shabby Chic Banner By DT Member

VANI

For this challenge, inspiration i have created a shabby chic banner using craftyscrappers Fun-foils-Sizzling silver for our on going challenge that is SPARKLE IT UP.

 

 

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  • I have used the Sizzling silver foil sheets which is main part of the banner.
  • i have used some lace flowers pearl and blings to add the sparkle to my banner.
  • i have added a shaker tag on it, to enhance the beauty.
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Beautiful Sparkle Card By DT Member


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hello everyone,this is Apurva here on the blog with a card that i have made for our on going challenge that is SPARKLE IT UP.
For this card i have used craftyscrappers newly launched stamp sending hugs which is designed me…!

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  • On a black card stock i stamped ,the images from the stamp set, Sending Hugs, randomly with leaves and roses pattern using versa mark ink.This stamp set is designed by me and it has some really nice big roses and leaves to co-ordinate with the beautiful sentiments
  • i heat embossed the whole panel with the gold embossing powder.
  • Then adhered the embossed panel to a red card stock.
  • i also stamped the sentiment and embossed it with gold embossing powder and adhered it to a red card stock and then placed it on the card

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Hope you’re inspired!
Watch out for more in the coming month and enter your creations through the link at the beginning of the post, that will take you to the challenge entry.

Thank You!

 

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FUN WITH SHIMMER PASTES N ACETATE:A layered card.

Hello Friends,
 
This is Priyanka over the blog today,
and I am going to share a tutorial on a fun layered card
with the twist of using acetate & shimmer pastes along!

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Here’s a look at the completed layered card:

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The best part is it is really easy to make and yet unique in its design,

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So so let’s start with the process of making it….
(* picture heavy post!)

step1
 
Take a piece of acetate and select the shades of shimmer pastes to be used,
here I picked two shades “Dreams” & Envy”  from Craftyscrappers to get two different shades.
step2
Then using the   French Script stencil”  , took sufficient amount of shimmer paste and applied the shimmer pastes to the acetate sheet.
 
Next I picked an orange card from the cards set again from the store,
these have bright shades to choose from and are thick enough to handle layers and other mediums.

 
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Isn’t it looking pretty? I loved the outcome on acetate.
step3
I decided to make a window on the card to fit the acetate sheet, so cut out a rectangular piece out of the card

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Added the acetate to the cut out using both sided tape from the back side. 
 
step4
Next sprayed Shimmer Spray –Sweet Sunshine”  on a piece of pattern paper.
I must say these sprays are so perfect, they spread beautifully and just little is needed to spray; they give nice intense color.

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Shimmer Spray –“Sweet Sunshine”

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Mounted this to a brown cardstock and tied a twine to it.
Added this tag to my card. 
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step6
Stamped a cute Hog image using the stamp set “Hogs and Kisses” and
colored it using faber castell connector pens.

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Added this image to a piece of brown card-stock using double sided foam tape. 
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Stamped the sentiment from the same stamp set and added this to the card.
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Lastly added few rhinestones and drew black stitched lines around the window, using black gel pen.
Some more close-ups:
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I hope you liked it and enjoyed the making process!
Do share with me by leaving your views in the comment box below. 
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That’s all for today, stay tuned for more interesting projects. 
Enjoy! Happy Crafting!
 
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CREATIVE RECYCLED JARS: a step-by-step!

Hello Everyone,
 
This is Deepti... and I’m so excited to be on CraftyScrappers blog today,
with my first DT post. I hope you have seen my DT kit reveal video yesterday…
If not you can check it here
I got a variety of goodies and some of them I have used in this project that i am going to share with you today.

 

 

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I ‘m sure everyone of you must have some empty jam/honey/sauce glass bottles/Jars at home and if you are clueless what to do with those bottles…
Then, continue reading this post and learn with my photo tutorial..
How to covert those plain glass Jars/bottles in to a perfect Home Decor..
 

So let’s begin… ( picture heavy post)

 

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Craftyscrappers Supplies used:
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Other Supplies used:

Gesso

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Chalk Paint – white

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Jute chord

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Metal Charms


 
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step1
Prepare Surface

I took a empty glass Jar, cleaned it’s surface properly and applied a coat of gesso.
A layer of gesso makes the surface ready for painting. 

 

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After one coat of gesso
step2
Paint the background
 
Once dried, I painted its surface with white chalk paint ( you can use acrylics too) using sponge and let it air dry.
 

 
After applying chalk paint
 
step3
Add Texture

Then I added the texture with Crafty Scrappers “Shimmer Paste” ( color – Dreams) using “Rose Bunch” stencil. You have to be very patient while doing this step…
I applied the Shimmer paste one side at a time and before applying it to another side ,
I let it air dry ( You can use heat gun to fasten this process :))
 
 
Close up to show the shimmer

 

 

step4
Embellish it

I have used Jute chord, Metal charms,
Mulberry Roses & Crystal beaded Pollens
from Crafty Scrappers
to decorate my jar.
 
 
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I loved the outcome…I hope you too…
some more shots.. 🙂 
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Isn’t it Beautiful..
I’m going to plant some succulents in this…
I really enjoyed whole process.
.I hope you will get inspired and make your own master piece for your home sweet home..
 
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Thank you so much for stopping by!!
I will be more than happy to help you with any query.
 
Keep watching this space for lots of inspirations & tutorials.
 
Hugs xx

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