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MIX MEDIA CARD with shimmer sprays: a tutorial!

Hello friends
This is Vani and i am back again on craftyscrappers blog with a new project,
which is a mix media card Using Craftyscrappers Shimmer Sprays.

 

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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 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 mix media card that i made:

 

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 Okay, so lets begin the Tutorial:
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 First I took a Craftyscrappers premium white card stock and  sized it to 6 by7 inch.
And added two strips of patter paper to it  and assured it with tape on .
Then I applied one coat of gesso on it and let it air dry.

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After that I took,Craftyscrappers  mini stencil-Bricks and  shimmer spray-grape juice and mixed in texture paste to create a raised brick pattern.
Next I applied glue on the stencil and applied Craftyscrappers fun foil-Sizzling Silver sheet on to my textured brick pattern.
Then i burnished it with my fingers and removed the foil.
the effect is so beautiful.. check it out!

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After that I took a MDF window cutout and applied gesso on it and let it ir dry.
after it was dry I applied Inka gold to give it a golden Vintage look.
Next i applied glue on top of the golden window and applied, Craftyscrappers fun foil-Sizzling Silver sheet on to it.This created a beautiful silver and gold textured look.
(This is how it looked)

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After that I took some mulberry flower which is from the Craftyscrappers store and applied The Shimmer spray-Grape Juice on it.
Once dry,  I took the die cut sentiment-YOU N ME and applied glue on to it for foiling.
I just wanted a nice grungy coverage onto the die cut and the foils really made it look so shiny and  perfect.

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Once everything was done, i decorate it with flowers, added another sentiment, “i love you” and assembled the shimmer sprayed, brick pattern background and the fun foiled sentiment.

 

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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!!

 

VANI

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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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 MIXED MEDIA JOURNAL PAGE: a video tutorial!

Hello everyone,
First of all… a very happy Diwali to everyone!!
This is Aditi and Sunila and We on behalf of the entire Craftyscrappers team hope that the light of the lamps lit on this auspicious eve of diwali brightens your life,and give you success and guidance to walk towards your dreams.

So today we’re back on the blog with a fun Video-tutorial for you all!
Today we’re creating a Mixed Media Journal Page, showcasing few different techniques with Craftyscrappers Fun-Foils  .

 

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we will also demonstrate you,
how these amazing Fun-Foils can be used in the easiest way possible, so that you can add that shine and glamour to any of your project using just Cello tapes that are available in all craft stores as well as on stationery shops.

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Craftyscrappers Fun foils are like any other transfer foils available at the market but the amazing thing about them is that  these shiny transfer foils are professional grade and are made in INDIA.

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They work well with any lamination machine available, if you want to heat transfer.
They also work like a charm with Big shot and Cuttlebug machines, where you do not need heat to transfer the foils.
These fabulous fun foils can be used in Paper, Fabric, Wood, Fingernails, Polymer Clay, Leather, and other surfaces.

They are available in 16 beautiful colors to chose from, So isn’t that great!!!

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Here’s the completed Mixed media journal page:

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Heres the Video tutorial on how we created the Mixed media journal page:

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I 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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Thank you so much for stopping by!!
we will soon come up with some more amazing tutorials for you all.
Happy deepawali to everyone!!!

aditi and sunila

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CREATIVE MIXED MEDIA CANVAS: a step-by-step tutorial!

Hello Everyone,
Hope you are enjoying your weekend!!
Its Deepti here  today and I’m back at Craftyscrappers blog…
and this time I have a step by step tutorial for a mixed media canvas which I have customized for a dear friend and it saysLeave a Little Sparkle Wherever You Go”. 
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I 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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But before moving onto the tutorial …
let me show you the Canvas first.
Here it is…

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Without further ado..

Here is the tutorial..( Picture heavy post ;))
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I took 8 by 8 inches framed canvas, Mod podge , kitchen towel (coz I like its dotted pattern ) and a paint brush. I tore the tissue paper and glued it over the canvas as shown with the help of Mod podge and let it air dry.

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Once the canvas was dried,
I applied a layer of Gesso over it to prepare the base for coloring.
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After that I stenciled the canvas with texture paste using Craftyscrappers  Rose Bunch Stencil and  let it air dry. You can use your heat tool to fasten the process.
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Now I sprayed  Craftscrappers “Grape Juice ” shimmer spray  along with water spray over the canvas till I was satisfied. 
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Then, I applied Gold Acrylic paint  to add some interest .
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 Once satisfied with my coloring, I arranged all my embellishment roughly on the canvas as shown. I have used some chipboards (colored these with gold acrylic color) , flowers, Butterfly die cut outs ( which I heat embossed with white embossing powder), metal charm, glitter balls etc to decorate it. I glued all my embellishment over the canvas with glue gun. 
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Then I  added the stamped sentiment… and if you are wondering what is this “Diddle” then let me tell you its my friend’s sister nick name for whom he asked me to make this canvas.
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Lastly, I covered the whole canvas with mod podge and let it dry overnight.

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Hope you like it.. Here are some close ups..
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Hope you get inspired.
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.
Thank you so much for stopping by!!
Hugs xx

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INNOVATIVE BUSINESS NAME PLATE :a complete tutorial!

Hello Friends,

I am back again on Craftyscrappers blog with my new mixed media project.
This one is a business name plate which I did recently for a friend
who is into Saree business.
I have used the super amazing and gorgeous products from Craftyscrappers which is launched recently in the name of  
“Shimmer sprays and Shimmer Pastes”
I totally loved using them,before I talk more on the versatility of these products,
let me show you some of the pictures of my project first.

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Here’s the complete Business name plate

 

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So lets begin with the tutorial now….
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To make this one, I took a cardboard piece of size 7×8 inches and started pasting some scrap thin sheets of various colors card stocks….
most of these strips were like leftovers from my earlier projects.
 
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After that I took the Victorian stencil by Craftyscrappers and used it on the panel along with Blush shimmer paste and let it dry.
We can heat dry also these shimmer pastes with the help of heat tool in case want to fasten the process.
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Once my paste dried,
I sprayed the shimmer paints on the paste…I still feel my picture is not justifying the real beauty of these sprays…
these sprays blends beautifully with the paste and cover desired surface.
I have used
Bitter lemon and Ocean waves shimmer sprays.
 
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Then I took a pattern sheet cut it first and then did hand tearing to make it look a little more designer.
 

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Then i pasted it on the panel using Matt medium glue.
Next I used a
lady stamp from Craftyscrappers ,
hand painted it giving it a tint of gold by using Inka gold and creating Indian gold thread weaved Saree,
I have often seen my mom wearing such Sarees but getting the feel on paper was real fun to try.
Once all done ,have fussy cut it and pasted on the panel as shown in the pictures below…
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On the borders,I have used Washi tape   by Craftyscrappers…
this tape added much desired shiny border to my project.
 

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Next I have used some stamps from “U Sparkle” which gave meaning to the whole project.The word “Arbee” is brand name and not any stamp.
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This completes my project,
Sharing some close ups of the work below:

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List of Craftyscrappers supplies used:

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I had lots of fun creating this piece and playing with my new possession,
the shimmer pastes and sprays.
I hope u enjoyed it too.
 
Happy crafting!!
 
anushree