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SHIMMER PASTE MIXED MEDIA TAGS: a brief tutorial & a detailed video

Hello!! My Arty and Crafty Friends,
This is DT Archana here, on the blog today.
Today’s project is all about Craftyscrappers Shimmer Pastes which is super glittery and sparkly, and I am so amazed by the finished look of the project using these beauties and it’s a must have product if you are crazy about adding that glitter and at the same time textural or dimensional touch to the project.
I also have a video tutorial showing you how i created these mixed media tags.
keep reading to know more 🙂

 

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Okay so we all are pretty excited about  Craftyscrappers 5th birthday bash, which is sadly ending  tomorrow 😦  but  they have amazing giveaways and also a craft challenges, which is ongoing for this fabulous month of APRIL…

“Time to Celebrate”

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  • Last date of submission is 30th APRIL,2018

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To win the amazing goodie bags !

So Join me in wishing Craftyscrappers a very HAPPY BIRTHDAY
and many more successes in the coming future!!!

 

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So here are the tags that i created:

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So to create these tags, i have used, craftyscrappers amazing

 

 

SHIMMER PASTES
Sprout, Stem, Cupcake, Blush, Butter, Tinted gold, Jet)

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GEOMETRICAL PATTERN STENCIL

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Along with Craftyscrappers Shimmer Sprays
Grape juice and dancing peacock)

 

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A BRIEF TUTORIAL:

 

  • I took 2 blank tags and colored them using Craftyscrappers “Grape juice” and “dancing peacock” shimmer sprays and lift excess color using tissue ( here I just dabbed tissue paper on tags at random places)
  • Created texture on the first tag using Stencil “Geometrical patterns” and Craftyscrappers “Sprout” and “Stem” Shimmer paste , Just lay down the stencil on tag and spread generous amount of paste using palette knife ( I must tell you this pastes colors are so gorgeous and beautiful that makes you to fall in love with your project again and again) #MustHaveSupplies
  • For second tag I used another shades of Shimmer paste and those are “Cupcake” and “Blush” using same technique (To see these amazing shimmer paste result, don’t forget to watch the video, It’s already up on our channel)
  • Then I took 2 raw Sea Horse chipboard cut-outs and also covered entire cut-outs using Shimmer paste called “Butter” & Tinted gold” and for another cut-out I used “Jet” Shade.
  • To give the base for these Chipboard cut-outs, I used normal white sewing thread and pasted it on tag, after that I glue down the sea-horse cutout on tag, I follow the same process for both the tags.
  • Finished these tags by distressing the edges of tag using Black ink pad and adding some inspirational sayings…

 

 

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Check out the complete video tutorial here:

 

 

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Hope you guys have enjoyed this process as much I enjoyed creating, If you tried this page, do tag us (#Craftyscrappers) on your social medias so that we can have a look too…..Don’t forget to grab new release products on our store.
I will be back soon with some more inspiration…
And do 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 challenge22 to qualify for submission,
failing to do so, the entry would be disqualified.)

Have a fabulous Day!
Happy Crafting!

 

 

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SENDING YOU WARM WISHES TRI-FOLD CARD:a video tutorial.

Hi everyone!

This is Anila here, and I am back at the Craftyscrappers blog with a video tutorial.
Today, my video features how to make a tri-fold card. I have made a mini 4×4″ tri-fold card. 

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Craftyscrappers is celebrating their  5th Birthday this month and they have lots of fun giveaways on the way!
 
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 Join me in wishing Craftyscrappers a very HAPPY BIRTHDAY
and many more successes in the future. 
 
To honor this  special occasion the theme for this month’s challenge is
 
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  • Last date of submission is 30th APRIL,2018

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To win the amazing goodie bags !

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To make this card i am using Craftyscrappers,
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A BRIEF TUTORIAL: 
  • Take a white cardstock measuring 4″ x 12″. 
  • Using green distress ink create the land/grass portion on one side of the card. 
  • Divide the card into 3 parts. Score the card at 4″ interval to create the tri-fold base. 
  • For the first part, using the Sunburst stencil create the sun. Stamp the cloud using blue ink. 
  • For the second part, stamp the clouds and the raindrops using grey ink and lightening using yellow ink.
  • For the third part, stamp the cloud and raindrops with grey ink. Stamp the sentiment using Versafine Onyx black ink.
  • Stamp flowers on all 3 panels. Also, add finer details like grass etc.
  • Stamp, colour and fussy cut the images.
  • Assemble them on each panel to create a scene.

 

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Here are the close-ups:

 

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I have also created a video showcasing the complete step-by-step process so check it out here, for more additional tips while making this card yourself!

 

 

 

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So That’s all from my end! 

Looking forward to your creations for the challenge. 
Do check out the awesome giveaways shared on FB and Instagram.
Do leave some love in the comments 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 challenge22 to qualify for submission,
failing to do so, the entry would be disqualified.)

 

Have a fabulous Day!
Happy Crafting!

 

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2GORGEOUS MIXED MEDIA PROJECTS:using CS Stamps & Shimmer products.

Hello My Arty and Crafty Friends,
This is Archana Here, Hope you guys are enjoying this month of Love,
I am super excited today to be here with another love theme based Mixed Media Project… But before moving ahead Belated Happy Valentine’s Day…

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Im sure, you all are pretty excited about our craft challenges,
which is ongoing for this lovely month of February, and we have just few days left to call the winners.

So if you have missed the previous post check it out here:
 

Challenge#20,”LOVE IS IN THE AIR”.

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You can create  Cards, layoutsa journal pageCanvasesinteractive/3D cards,
mixed mediaaltered art, Flower Crafts …anything crafty,With the colors of love in it! 
But keep in mind, Craftyscrappers products as focus.

  • Last date of submission is 27th FEBRUARY,2018

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To win the amazing goodie bags !

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Okay so Here are the projects which we are going to create Today:

 

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PROJECT#1: Mixed Media altered MDF board

 

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I took 10 inch circle shaped MDF board, and prime it using gesso, but instead of using brush, i used palate knife to apply gesso, this way i have texture on the surface, it is the best way to create texture on any surface easily, this is how it looks :

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I used MDF photo frame with word LOVE and steampunk gears of different shapes & sizes, which are easily available online or any local craft store, and then glue them to form a random composition.

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After everything dries completely, i added resin Victorian frame and cute little angel cupid, i also added paper flowers, (don’t worry about the embellishment colors), at the end we are going to cover everything with gesso.. and as i always says use whatever you have in your stash, okay so moving on to rest tutorial.. 🙂

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Added micro beads, this is one of my favorite thing to add to any mixed media project, and later cover entire project with gesso.

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This seems all confusing and hard but trust me guys once you start building layers and embellishment you will find it easier than ever.

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I started coloring using Craftyscrappers “Shimmer sprays” named Juicy watermelon and Sweet sunshine, after you finish the spraying before it gets dried just tilt the project little bit so this way both the color will flow & blend together..
these sprays are so amazing that it goes on any surface as you can see here,
Craftyscrappers Shimmer Sprays are available in 16 gorgeous colors to chose from.

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after it dried completely i used “fixative spray” to seal that shine n color,
as these shimmer sprays are water based.

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Next I used gesso to highlight the texture and elements using dry brush technique,
here the base coat colors does not scattered because i have sealed the colors using fixative, as you can see here, how beautiful finish i got in this project…

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I painted the letter LOVE and cupid using Craftyscrappers (pearl finish) SHIMMER PAINTSDreamy Daffodils and (gold touch)SHIMMER PAINTS- Tasty Cranberries  and used black paint to give depth to the project.

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HERE’S A CLOSER LOOK AT THE SHIMMER PAINTS AND THEIR EFFECT:

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Added pearls and painted them using Craftyscrappers (gold touch) shimmer paint-
Tasty cranberries” , also splattered this color a bit, and voila!!
this is final & glorious look of the finished Project.

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PROJECT#2: Mixed Media TAGS

 

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A BRIEF TUTORIAL

  • I took two white cardstock tags 6 inches x 3 inches and using Craftyscrappers Damask stencil & texture paste created texture on both the tags..
    This way i made background on both the tags.
  • Colored 1st tag using Craftyscrappers Shimmer Sprays- juicy watermelon and lushy orchid and 2nd tag using Craftyscrappers Shimmer Sprays- sweet sunshine and lushy orchid, while color is wet tilt both the tag little bit to run the color from texture I created earlier.

 

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  • Moving to 1st tag, i Stamped the image and sentiments from Craftyscrappers Everything magical stamp set and colored them
  • I took 2 smaller tags around 2.5 inches x 1 inch and place them randomly.
  • I also took corrugated cardboard to adhere behind stamped image,
    (you can clearly see this step in the finished tag.)
  • After fuzzy cutting the image I adhere image on corrugated cardboard using double sided foam tape, and place different size n color paper flowers.
  • Once everything dries completely, used black watercolor to gave depth & after placing the sentiment I added maroon micro beads around the flower and distress the edges of tag using black ink pad… here we finished our first tag.

 

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  • For 2nd tag I used image from the Everything magical and sentiment from Adventure Awaits stamp set.
  • Took gears and colored them using turquoise blue acrylic paint and after it dries highlight them using craftyscrappers chalk paint “Zesty lilac”.
  • Placed them randomly to form a composition leaving one side of tag empty for corrugated cardboard.
  • I colored the stamped image and distress the edges of corrugated cardboard.
  • Place stamped image on corrugated cardboard using double side foam tape.
  • Added sentiment and silver micro beads in empty spaces.
  • I also distress the edges of tag little bit using black watercolor and this is how I finish 2nd tag as well.

 

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SOME CLOSE UPS:

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Hope you guys have enjoyed both the MIXED MEDIA tutorials,
I will be back soon with some new inspirational project and art techniques.

Do leave some love and feedback below and I will be back soon for more inspirations!
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 challenge20 to qualify for submission,
failing to do so, the entry would be disqualified.)

 

Have a nice day & Happy crafting!

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BEAUTIFUL POP-UP BOX CARD Using CS stamp set,”santa’s Christmas”-A video tutorial.

Hello friends!
This is Deepti, on the Craftyscrappers Blog and Today I have a video tutorial for you all  With Christmas around the corner, …showing how to create a beautiful pop-up box card using craftyscrappers Christmas stamp set,‘Santa’s Christmas’.
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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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Let me also share with you our DECEMBER Stamp release,
if you missed it over facebook.

 

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check these amazing stamp sets, these are all available at the store for you to grab at a discounted and launch sale price to make your Christmas and new year more merrier.

So visit our shop to place your order, before they are out of stock!!!

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Okay so moving on to the Video tutorial now…

 

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  • Craftyscrappers stamp set, Santa’s Christmas
  • Kraft glue
  • Double-sided christmas theme patter paper
  • scoring board
  • scissors
  • black ink pad
  • gems stones

 

A BRIEF TUTORIAL:

  • To create the Pop-up box card, you will need the Pop-up box template.

 

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  • And cut and score your paper according to the above mentioned measurements.
  • Once the box is completed, decorate it using the stamp set, ‘santa’s Christmas’
  • Color them as per your desire.
  • Use gemstones and pearls to decorate the piece.
  • and the pop up box card is ready.

 

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Before moving on to the video tutorial,
let me show you the BEAUTIFUL POP-UP BOX CARD

that I have made for the tutorial :

 

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

 

 

 

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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 challenge18 to qualify for submission,
failing to do so entry will be disqualified.)

Happy Crafting!

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SHIMMERY HOLIDAY CANVAS USING CS FUN-FOILS AND SHIMMER SPRAYS: A video tutorial!

Hello friends!
This is Anila, on the Craftyscrappers Blog and Today I have a video tutorial for you all  With Christmas around the corner, …showing how to create a beautiful shimmery holiday canvas using craftyscrappers Christmas stamps,Fun foils and shimmer sprays.
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This holiday canvas can be used as a Home decor or for gifting purpose.
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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 Video tutorial now…

 

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A BRIEF TUTORIAL:

  • For this canvas, 
    Place the canvas flat on the table. 
  • Spray the shimmer sprays on the canvas and let them spread randomly and cover the entire canvas. Sprays used are Sweet sunshine, Grape juice and Sweet Pumpkin. Let it air-dry.
  • On a scrap green colored paper, put double tape on one side and die-cut leaves from the paper such that the leaf die-cuts have adhesive on the top. 
  • Gently peel the backing paper and place the fun foil (Green colored) on the leaf. Burnish it properly. (You can even run it through the Big shot machine, for smooth spreading.)
  • Peel off to reveal the leaves covered with the foil.
  • Repeat the process to make 3 more leaves.
  • To form a wreath we need 4 leaves (if the leaves are big) 
  • By now the canvas must have dried.
  • Stamp the sentiment from the stamp set, “santa’s christmas” in the center of the canvas. Arrange and adhere the leaves around the sentiment.
  • On a scrap paper put double tape, peel the backing paper and put red fun foil.
  • Punch out holes using a hole punch from the red foiled paper using the cherry red fun foils. 
  • On another scrap paper draw a bell and fussy cut it.
  • Cover it with Glitzy gold fun foil in the same process. 
  • Arrange and adhere the tiny red dots as cherries around the leaves on the canvas. Adhere the bells on the top of the canvas using foam adhesive. 
  • There your holiday canvas is ready!

 

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Before moving on to the video tutorial,
let me show you the shimmery Holiday canvas that I have made for the tutorial :

 

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Sharing some close-ups:

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

 

 

 

 

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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.
love,

 

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