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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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MID-MONTH INSPIRATION AND PRIZE REVEAL FOR CHALLENGE#17:”SKETCH”

Hello friends,
This is Anila at the blog today with a mid-month inspiration
by our DTs along with the Prize Reveal for our ongoing CHALLENGE#17: “Sketch”.

 

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For the challenge,

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 the amazing goodie bag!

 

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To begin with, let me remind you about our ongoing NOVEMBER challenge …
Here is the sketch that you need to use to create your make for the challenge submission.

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Lets quickly go through the challenge rules now…
 
  • 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!
  • You have the option to flip the image, rotate it, stretch it for larger coverage, but the design should be prominent.
  •  The most important part is that, you have to USE AT LEAST ONE CRAFTYSCRAPPERS PRODUCT FROM CRAFTYSCRAPPERS STORE to make your project.(It can be anything from the store!!!)
  • CRAFTYSCRAPPERS PRODUCT used should be the FOCUS of your project.

     

  •  If you do not have any products from us, You can purchase them from the store.
  • Do tell us in your post what product you have used from our store.
  • Last date for submission 30th November 2017
  • Link your projects with Mister Linky shown at the end of the post or through Facebook at CRAFTYSCRAPPERS CRAFT CHALLENGES.

     or if you still face trouble to add your creations kindly drop your creations link/blog links/ facebook page links/ pictures at craftyscrappers@gmail.com

  • To submit your creations for the challenge and to share them on social media, please use   #Craftyscrappers challenge17 to qualify for submission, failing to do so, the entry would be disqualified.
  •  Also, go through the general rules Here
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prize for the challenge#17 “SKETCH”
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Which has some really beautiful and enchanting stamp sets, lots of transfer fun foils to make your creations super sparkly and the versatile shimmer sprays and shimmer pastes to enhance the beauty of your creations.The stencils that you get in this prize will go hand in hand with your pastes and sprays and will give you endless possibilities to work on different techniques of using them.
so isn’t that great!!!
So do join in our November challenge to win our amazing goodie bag!
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Okay so lets start with our a mid-month inspirations by our very talented DTs now:

 

So here are the Inspirations:

 

 

Here is my inspirations for the challenge.

 

Beautiful Layout and a Tag By DT Member

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Beautiful Layout

 

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A brief description

  • I took a white card stock measuring 8″x8″.  
  • I stenciled one side of it using the mini Victorian Butterfly stencil using distress inks. The inks I used are Yellow- Fossilized Amber, Orange – carved pumpkin and Pink – Festive berries.
  • The other side of the card stock I stenciled with the Create-a-scene(sunburst)stencil with fossilized amber Distress ink.
  • I took a white card panel measuring 4″x6″, matted it with silver strips from the backside and foam mounted it on my Stenciled CS.
  • Adhered the photo to it. 
  • I stamped and heat embossed the flower from the “Bloom” mini stamp set with gold EP.
  • Colored the flowers using zig markers and mounted them on the card panel, adding leaves in between. 
  • On a piece of ready tag, I stamped the sentiment, tied a twine through the hole and mounted it on the LO.

 

Beautiful tag

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 A brief description

  • I cut a tag from a Kraft CS.
  • Using the Craftyscrappers Victorian stencil and white pigment ink, I stenciled one side of the tag. 
  • Mounted a piece of pattern paper on the tag using foam adhesive.
  • Stamped, colored and fussy cut the Ice-cream cones from the “Sweet” stamp set. 
  • Mounted the images on the pattern paper.
  • Stamped, cut and mounted the sentiment on the tag. 
  • Lastly added ribbons/twine to the punched hole of the tag.

 

 

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Beautiful distressed Card By DT Member

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A brief description

  • I took A2 size white cardstock, distress inked the background and stamped the images from Craftyscrappers “Mermaid Wishes” stamp set to add more details.
  • Once satisfied, I die cut out the vellum stitched star using stitched star dies from Craftyscrappers and adhered it on my distress inked background.
  • Meanwhile, I stamped the mermaid and fish images from the same stamp set on watercolor paper, colored and fussy cut it. Adhered the same using double-sided mounting tape.
  • Completed my card by adding the sentiment and some sequins here and there.

 

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Isn’t that a lovely card..?

 

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

Have you participated yet? We still have few more days to go…. 

So 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.) 

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

Looking forward to your participation in the challenge.
love,

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BEAUTIFUL STENCIL BACKGROUND: a video tutorial!

Hello friends!
This is Anila, on the Craftyscrappers Blog and Today I have a video tutorial for you all …showing how to use a stencil to create a background for a card. 
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My card mainly focuses on the use of the stencil with distress inks to create your card.
I will be showing a simple distressing technique that will help you achieve clean distressed backgrounds with the stencils.
Craftyscrappers Stencils are high quality stencils,for you to create amazing backgrounds
or highlights on your projects.
These stencils comes in a trendy package and are 6.5×6.5INCH in size thats the Big size and are also available in Mini Sizes, which covers 4×5.5INCH in size,
which makes it easier for you to twist and turn the stencils according to your work surface.
And the most incredible thing about them is, they are pocket friendly.

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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 Video tutorial now…

 

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  • Craftyscrappers stencil- Victorian
  • Craftyscrappers card base set
  • Craftyscrappers die cut sets-wishes
  • Distress inks- Wild honey,carved pumpkin,picked raspberry and fired brick.

 

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Before moving on to the video tutorial,
let me show you the card I have made for the tutorial :

 

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A brief Tutorial:
 
  • I took a white card and adhered it using washi tape.
  • Adhered the Victorian stencil over it.
  • Using a dauber distress the card using various distress inks.
  • Trimmed the card panel and mounted it on a black card base.
  • Adhered two layers of sentiment die-cuts to give it dimension.
  • Mounted it on a strip and vellum and adhered it to the card.
  • Lastly, covered the sentiment with glossy accents and added few dew drops to complete the card. 

 

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do check out my complete step by step video tutorial here:

 

 

 

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It was great fun playing with craftyscrappers Stencils. And the effect that came out was amazing. I am sure you want to check out the entire collection at the store.
Do check them out!!!

 

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I hope you enjoyed the video and i have inspired you enough for the challenge for this month “Sketch”. 

Have you participated yet? We still have few more days to go…. 

So 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.) 

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

Looking forward to your participation in the challenge.
love,

 
 
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ONE SHEET MINI JOURNAL BOOK: a video tutorial!

Hello Everyone!
 
This is Priyanka on Craftyscrappers blog today and I am super excited to share a video tutorial on “One Sheet Mini Journal Book” , with the magic of shimmer sprays!
 
 
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Isn’t it amazing to make your own journal book that too in a quick way no binding….no messup to join the pages…….just with one sheet!
And yes it has good enough pages to record your memories!
 
 
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But before i start with the tutorial, let me tell you
We have an interesting challenge going up on Craftyscrappers,
for the month of October…
If you have missed to check the post, do 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 this Huge goodie bag from Craftyscrappers.

 

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Let me quickly share the contents of the goodie bag in detail that you will be receiving :

 

  1. Craftyscrappers stamp sets:
    Wishing you tons of fun- 5X5inches.
    u sprakle- 5x5inches.
    Damask this! – 2×3 inches. 
  2. Craftyscrappers Fun- foils: (8x8inches/5 sheets per pack)
    Glitzy Gold – 1 pack. 
    Stormy violet- 1 pack.
    Tempo Teal- 1 pack. 
  3. Craftyscrappers Stencils:
    Create- a-Scene -1 pack.(6.5×6.5inches.)
    Rose flowers-1 pack. (4×5.5inches.) 
  4. Craftyscrappers Shimmer pastes:
    Envy- 1 Bottle.
    Salmon- 1 Bottle.
    Stem- 1 Bottle.
  5. Craftyscrappers Shimmer spray:
    Bitter lemon- 1 Bottle.
    Sweet Sunshine- 1 Bottle.
  6. Craftyscrappers Shimmer tapes:
    Rainbow
    Golden Chevron
 

 

So thats all you’ll get in the win, isnt it great!!!

You can participate in our challenge via email, facebook, and instagram too.
Just add ( #craftyscrappers challenge16 ) and thats all!

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Now let’s get started how to make this lovely journal…
 
First let me share what all I used to make it,
here is the list of complete items used:
 
 
 
 
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The focal point of my project are shimmer sprays.
I have used shimmer mist technique here.
To get a lovely effect you just need to blend the beautiful shades of sprays along with water…
Repeat till a bright shiny effect is achieved.
 
 
 
Here’s the completed “One Sheet Mini Journal Book” :
 
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Some close-ups: 

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Have a look on this Video tutorial to learn the making process:

It was great working with these shimmer sprays, shimmer pastes and stencils too!
 
 
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I hope you enjoyed the tutorial and will give it a try  🙂
Do share with us your creations and do join us in our October challenge.(Details at the beginning of the post.)
 
 
 
Happy Crafting!
& Happy Weekend!
 
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FUN FOILS CARDS: a brief tutorial!

Hello Friends…
 
Hope you had an awesome weekend..
 
Here I’m back at Craftyscrapper’s blog with some fun cards using
Craftyscrappers FUN FOILS and SHIMMER PASTES ...
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This is the first time I’ve used foil in my cards and I really love the outcome…..
Craftyscrappers shiny transfer foils are professional grade and are proudly made in INDIA, and these super glitzy foils , add Stunning Sparkle and shine to your craft projects.

What stopped me till now was the investment in laminator machine for foiling….
But these fun foils are really fun to work with.
You don’t need any fancy tools for this..
They can be used with a lamination machine and also work like a charm with Big shot and Cuttlebug machines, where you do not need heat to transfer the foils to your craft surfaces.

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So Let’s see what I came up with…


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These are three cards i made using the fabulous supplies from Craftyscrappers.
 
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So let me quickly share the supplies i used to create these fun cards…
Supplies used:

 

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White Card stock

 

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Fun Foil – Sizzling Silver
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Okay, so lets begin with the cards…

 


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Here’s the first card that i made, using the stencil, ROSE BUNCH.
and shimmer spray-
Grape juice.
.. and the beautiful Fun Foil- SIZZLING SIVER.
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A BRIEF TUTORIAL:
 
  • I took A2 size white card stock and placed Rose Bunch Stencil over it and secured it with masking tape. 
  • Then, I applied crafty glue over it evenly with sponge and removed the stencil carefully.(craftyscrappers also have fun-foil glue that works perfectly with the transfer foils.)
  • After that I placed Sizzling Silver Foil  over it and pressed it first with my hands and then by passing it through the big shot.
    Remove the extra foil….
    Now,your foiled background is ready to play with.
  • I sprayed this foiled card stock with Grape Juice Shimmer Spray and immediately wiped it with baby wipes.
  • Finally decorated it with some die cut sentiments and sequins.

 

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Here’s the second card that i made, using the stencil, ROSE BUNCH.
and shimmer spray-
Grape juice and shimmer spray-egyptian crystal ... and the left over foils from my first card, 
Fun Foil- SIZZLING SIVER.


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A BRIEF TUTORIAL:
 
  • In this card, I have used the left over foil from the previous card…
  • I applied crafty glue over the left over foil with sponge and pasted it to the
    white card stock..
  • pressed the same by passing it through Big shot.
  • In this, I have applied shimmer spray through paint brush with 4 different colors. 

 

Here’s some Close-ups:

 

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Lets, move on to my THIRD CARD, where i have used the stencil-Lattice with the Fun foil-sizzling silver and shimmer sprays-Egyptian Crystal and Grape Juice.
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I really enjoyed working with Craftyscrappers fun foils
You can check the whole collection of 16 beautiful colors these beautiful Fun-Foils are available in over at the store.

 


I hope you get inspired.

 

 

Thank you so much for stopping by!!!

Hugs xx

 

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