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BEAUTIFUL FLOWERY PHOTO FRAME : a tutorial using CS Shimmer sprays!

Hello friends,

This is Anushree and today I am on Craftyscrappers blog with a beautiful flowery photo frame.This time I enjoyed using some new supplies from Craftyscrappers  store.

 

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But before I start, let me tell you our challenge for November month is ongoing, if you have missed the previous post check it out here
 

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 this amazing goodie bag!

 

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Okay so moving on to my tutorial now…
Let me share a picture of the frame first ,
after that will take you through the supplies list and step by step procedure for the same.

 

So here is my completed flowery photo frame.

 

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I cant stop admiring this beauty.
Let me share now step by step making of the same.
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Firstly I made a photo frame using handmade paper.
For making the Frame  i was inspired  by my Dt friend
Deepti Agarwal  who shared a tutorial on Craftyscrappers blog few days back.
You can check her tutorial post here.

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Then I took Mdf embellishment,diamond dust and Bitter lemon Shimmer spray by Craftyscrappers. I mixed the spray and diamond dust in a separate bowl and then stuck on  the Mdf with the help of clear glue.
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(This is how the MDF piece looks,
once the diamond dust and shimmer spray mixture is applied.)

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 Then I broke the embellishment into two pieces
and stuck on the frame with the help of glossy accents.
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After this I made these paper flowers using Premium Card stock – White color by Craftyscrappers. I have used distress inks to color the flower and added some leftover diamond dust. The crystal beaded Pollens were also picked from the Craftyscrappers store.

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After arranging all on the frame, with few more fillers,
this is how my frame looks like.
 
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Sharing some close ups of the frame,
 

 

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 It was great making this frame from super versatile Craftyscrappers products.

 

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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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EASY BACKGROUNDS WITH FUN-FOILS ON DIFFERENT MEDIUMS: a video tutorial!

Hello everyone,
 
This is Priyanka on Craftyscrappers and I have some simple yet amazing projects to share with you all with a video tutorial… 
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Today I have created three mini art pieces, they are quick and easy and you can use these techniques while making cards, layouts, mixed media projects, canvas or any other altered art.
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But before I start, let me tell you our challenge for November month is ongoing, if you have missed the previous post check it out here
 

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 this amazing goodie bag!

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Let’s move on  with our tutorial now…
Let me share the picture of my projects,
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I loved the shimmery effect achieved with the Craftyscrappers fun foil,
it is so easy to use and you can use it on different surfaces!
 
To begin with you need following art supplies:
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A brief tutorial on all the three creations:

 

  1. (PROJECT: fun foiled Tissue background )

 

 

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  1. To create the tissue paper background,
  2. I took a piece of cardboard and glued tissue paper to it roughly
  3. Now give it a coat of white gesso…
  4. And spray it with shimmer spray “Sweet Sunshine” from Craftyscrappers
  5. Added diecut houses and sentiment tag to complete the look.
(Further procedure is explained in the video…)
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2.(PROJECT: fun foiled titled background )

 

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  1. For this I have created the background using the same technique with tissue paper.
  2. Then embellished it with flowers and diecuts.
  3. To create the tiles follow the process in video.

(Further procedure is explained in the video…)

 

 

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3.(PROJECT: fun foiled distressed background )

 

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  1. And for this one I just picked some pieces of lace, natural twigs tied with yellow satin ribbon to create a bed for my butterflies.
  2. Background & butterfly making process is also mentioned in video.

(Further procedure is explained in the video…)

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Heres the complete tutorial video: 

 

 

 

 

 

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Hope you enjoyed the tutorial, 
Do leave some love and feedback below.
Don’t forget to join our craft challenges (details at 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 social media 
via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
please use #Craftyscrappers challenge17 to qualify for submission,
failing to do so entry will be disqualified.)

Happy Crafting!

 

 

 

 

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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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WALLET FOLIO ORGANIZER: a tutorial! and NOVEMBER RELEASE STAMP SETS!!!

Hello everyone,
This is Aditi and Sunila and We’re back on the blog with a fun tutorial for you all.
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Today we’re creating a Wallet Folio Organizer, which can be gifted to the woman in your life- your mom, sister, aunt, wife, daughter, anyone :)!

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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So lets move on to Craftyscrappers November Release stamp sets:

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Aren’t they gorgeous!!!
The designs are super cute and mesmerizing.. each complimenting with beautiful sentiments to go along with!!!

We also designed 3 among the above gorgeous stamp sets…

Heres a closer look at the one we designed:

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We will soon come up with some really interesting
inspirations using our designed stamp sets.
These super gorgeous stamp sets,
will soon be up on our store
for you all to grab your favorite one before they are out of stock!!
so keep checking our Facebook/Instagram and Blog for more updates!!!

 

Okay so without further ado… lets begin the tutorial!

 

 

step1

Start with a sheet of White Cardstock- 8.5″ x 12″

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Score the sheet on the 12″ side at 5 1/8″ and 10 3/8″. This will give you the basic shape of the folio with a side flap.

 

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This is optional. You could round the edges of the entire sheet.

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Let’s work on our closure. We are using three magnets to close the flap. You could use velcro or any other mechanism of your choice. First glue down the three magnets on the page that closes inside to the left.

 

 

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Place a few things inside the folio to make it a little bulky. Add drops of glue on top of the magnet, and close the flap. This way the glue gets transferred onto the flap and you will know where to place your opposite magnets. Seal your magnets with tape.

 

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Let’s make our pockets. For this cut white cardstock pieces of the following measurements- 3.5″ x 9.5″ (1piece- left pocket); 4 3/3″ x 9.5″ (1piece- right pocket); 2 3/4″ x 4 3/4″ (2 pieces right overlapping pockets)

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Score the bigger pieces at 1/2″ on three sides and the smaller pieces at 1/4″ on three sides.

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Fold along the score lines. And cut the corners at an angle.

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Here’s a look at the pockets for inside of the folio.

 

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Using a circle punch, cut a semi-circle at the centre of each pocket.

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With this our basic construction of the Folio is ready. Let’s decorate it.
 
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 Cut pieces of pattern paper for your folio base inside and outside. We chose two different patterns and cut three pieces each of the following measurements- 4 7/8″ x 8 1/4″; 5″ x 8 1/4″; 1 1/2″ x 8 1/4″. Distress the edges using your coordinating Distress Ink. At every step, if you have rounded your corners, ensure you do the same to your pattern papers.
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Using the same ink and the French Script Stencil, add another dimension to the pattern paper.
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Using a different pattern paper cut pieces for the pockets as per the following measurements- 2 3/4″ x 8 1/4″; 4 1/8″ x 8 1/4″; 2 3/8″ x 4 1/8″. On the bigger pockets- using the French Script Stencil and Salmon Shimmer Paste add texture to these pieces. Once dry, using the Sliced Dots Stencil and Shimmer Spray Sweet Pumpkin, add further dimension. On the smaller pockets- using the Sliced Dots Stencil and Shimmer Spray Grape Juice add some interest.

Distress the edges of these papers with the same ink as above. Begin gluing your pieces. Glue the pattern paper onto the pockets first. While that dries, glue the paper inside the folio and then the pockets.

Lastly, For our front cover, we added some Salmon Shimmer Paste with the Sliced Dots Stencil for texture. Stamp the ‘Being Traditional’ lady stamp on a piece of cardstock and colour it. We used the same spray inks and fussy cut it. We used a MDF Frame, coloured it with the same inks, and added some design with a background stamp and black ink. Assemble these onto your cover. We used a piece of gauge behind our layering. We also added ‘Wishing Happy Moments’ on the cover using the ‘Happy’ stamp set directly on the cover. To embellish our pockets, we stamped some flowers and leaves from the ‘Sending Smiles’ Stamp set and coloured them with Zig markers. Fussy cut and stuck them.

 

 
Here’s a look at the completed Folio.
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White Cardstock
Scoreboard
Paper Trimmer
5mm Corner Rounder
Magnets- 10mm -6 pieces
Paper Pack – Eno Greeting
Distress ink- Vintage photo
Archival Ink- Jet Black
Zig Markers
Liquid Glue
Scissors
MDF Frame
Finnabair- Bubbles Stamp

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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!!

aditi and sunila

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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DIWALI FAVOUR BOXES: a brief tutorial!!!

Hello Everyone,

This is Apurva here on Craftyscrappers Blog today.
First of all Wishing you all A very Happy Diwali.
So today I’m here to show some beautiful favour boxes,
I made recently for diwali as diwali gifts for friends!

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Let me show you a picture of it first before I proceed for instructions how I made it along with list of supplies.

 

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Here’s the completed DIWALI FAVOUR BOXES:

 

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I had great time making these favour boxes and the outcome was really pretty.

 

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Let me share now the procedure, how to make one easily.
step1
I started with a brown box
(u can opt to use any color BOX of your choice.)
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and  rose bunch stencil from Craftyscrappers.
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Then using the Rose Bunch Stencil and picked raspberry distress ink i distressed the whole box.

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(Im showing you how you can distress any piece of paper/cardboard or box here.)
Just simple stencil work made a simple brown box into a designer box and was perfect for the festive occasion.
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Once distressed with the Rose bunch stencil,
I tied a Red polka dots ribbon to the box to decorate it.
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This how the Box looked:
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So my designer Diwali favour boxes were ready to be filled with gifts and diyas.
I added the gifts in the box and finally wrapped the box with the ribbon.
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Hope you too enjoyed the quick making of these beautiful stenciled Diwali favour boxes, do give it a try & share your creations with us, and don’t forget to leave some love 🙂

And i am sure this will get you inspired to 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 Our amazing goodie bag, that has a lot of fun craft products for you.
Here’s a look at it:

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Do read the challenge rules at the challenge link provided, the link will take you straight to the challenge post, where you can enter via Mr.linky.

 

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So thats all for today!
Wishing you all good luck for the challenge!
We will soon come up with some more creative tutorials to share with you all, so keep checking this space!
Thank you for stopping By…..
Regards,
apurva