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”Thankful” Layout and Tutorial by Rikki G

January 15, 2019

Good morning how are you? Rikki here to share with you a little tutorial and layout using the amazing Kaisercraft Blessed Collection – IN STORE NOW !!! And I will be featuring the amazing Gold Foil Specialty sheet.

 

 

 

Now dont forget you can now download all the step by step instructions HERE.

KAISERCRAFT : BLESSED Collection: PS552 Bouquet – Gold Foil, P2675 Have Faith, CT952 Collectables

KC PRODUCTS: KM121 White, KM122 Yellow, KM124 Red, KM125 Candy, KM126 Lime, KM127 Turquoise, KM132 Shimmer Gold, T303 Foam Tape, T321 Glue.

 

Step 1: 

Mist some water on the flower you are wanting to paint….. Then with a brush drop and build up the KAISER MIST – CANDY and allow to dry, before starting the next step.

Step 2: 

Repeat above step this time with KAISER MIST – TURQUOISE – remember to allow to dry before going onto the next step.

Step 3:

Repeating above steps with the KAISER MIST – YELLOW. Now once that is dry build up your colours if you want them more intense.

With the leaves – KAISER MIST – LIME …. wet over the leaves and allow to ”bleed” out and go beyond the gold foil.

Repeat this step with all the colours and let them blend beyond the gold foil……. and dont forget to splatter more intense colours.

Add KAISER MIST-  SHIMMER  GOLD to highlight areas this is a shimmer so it has no pigment in it so plunge your brush to the bottom of the bottle and go heavy with it – this will take a little bit to build up..

Dont worry if you cant understand theres is a video on our KAISERCRAFT  Youtube channel so you can follow along.

*** Tip: To stop your colours being ”mud” allow to dry in between, and dont be afraid to build the colour up to make sections intense.

Till next time have a creative day.

Rikki G xxxx

 

You can download the above project HERE

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Blessed Card Making Card Making Tutorial Design Team Rikki Graziani

Affirmation Cards – By Rikki G

January 2, 2019

Good morning how are you? Rikki here to kick off the new month and to share one of own new Kaisercraft Collections – Blessed – IN STORE NOW!!!!

Whats not to love about this collection…… the bright colours with a touch of gold foil, and as it title suggest its a collection that reminds you of what you should be thankful and BLESSED for, and with a New Year its a great collection to help you with this process.

So I am kicking off this reflection with some Affirmation Cards and maybe it might inspire you if your are doing this years #littleword……

 

PAPERS: EVERLASTING Collection: PP1059 Paper Pad, CT952 Collectables

KC PRODUCTS: IP743 Spearmint, IP740 Cotton Candy, IP736 Blush Ink Pad, CD650 Smooth White Cardstock, T321 Acid Free Craft Glue

 

 

Step 1: 

Cut some card stock to small squares I chose to 8.5 cm x 8.5 cm (4”x 4”)… I also used the KAISERCRAFT SMOOTH CARD STOCK, rather than one with a weave, I find that this works the best with the KAISER INK and water… so you dont see the layers of colour and water in between the weave. Plus it has minimal warping with it dries.

 

Step 2:

Place some KAISER INK onto some old packaging making sure the colour is on the plastic – mist with a little water…. and place onto the cardstock.

(To see this and how its done pop over to the Kaisercraft Youtube channel)

 

Step 3: 

Fussy cut some of the black and white flowers out of the PAPER PAD and also cut some black and white stripe paper into small feature strips, you can use the this pattern out of the PAPER PAD also.

Step 4: 

Now its time to construct the affirmation cards…….

 

To download instructions for above cards click HERE
Till next time have a creative day.

Rikki G xxxx

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Collections Decor Everlasting Rikki Graziani Wedding

Everlasting Wedding

December 5, 2018

Theres nothing like planning and creating your own dream wedding….

Rikki here today to show you how you can create elements for your up and coming nuptials and have a little fun while creating using the NEW Kaisercraft Collection – EVERLASTING.

 

 

PAPERS: EVERLASTING Collection: P2656 One & Only

KC PRODUCTS: CD651 Kraft Cardstock, SB713 Pearl Pearls, LDB1023 Kraft Gift Envelope

 

 

 

 

All these things are created using one sheet of 12 x 12 EVER LASTING paper and a little fussy cutting… to get the instructions on how to do these click on the main photo.

Now to show you want your wedding table might look like ……. Starting from the early evening …… into the night.

 

Now to kick off the Evening ……

All menus and name cards are using the stunning EVERLASTING Collection….

 

The floral arrangement is all hand made using the amazing KAISERCRAFT ART FOAM…

 

 

To recreate this use the white art foam and cut out your petals…… then on both sides of the petals use the NEW KAISER INK I used KaiserInk Pad – Amber,  Blush, Burnt Orange, Lipstick and Cotton.

For the Greenery I used Art Foam Green with KaiserInk Pad – Denim.

 

So till next time have a creative day

Rikki G xxxx

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”Be Bold”‘ Art Journal Page Tutorial by Rikki Graziani

November 22, 2018

Good morning,

Rikki here today showing you some techniques on creating an Art Journal page

using this month’s stunning Scrap Studio Collection, with some  help from the NEW Kaiser Mist and Kaiser Inks.

 

 PAPERS: SCRAP STUDIO Collection: PS543 Album Die Cut, PP1055 Paper Pad.

KC PRODUCTS: CT948 Collectables, IP753 Licorice Ink Pad, IP746 Peacock Ink Pad,

KM121 Kaiser Mist – White, KM130 Kaiser Mist – Brown,

KM129 Kaiser Mist – Navy, KM127 Kaiser Mist – Turquoise, KM Kaiser Mist – Yellow,

KM125 Kaiser Mist – Candy, IT040 Mini Designer Template – Stripes,

IT010 Mini Designer Templates – Splatter,

IT447 6×6 Designer Template – Birch.

 

 

 

I have used white paper here to make it easier to see the steps,  but the completed project is an ALBUM DIE CUT…….

 

Step 1:

Pick a selection of patterns from the paper pad and cut then into varying strips and widths.

Then with some, glue stick them in the corners of the page overlaying colours and sizes.

Its more about the texture to catch the mist later on.

 

 

Step 2:

With the NEW Kaiser ink use an applicator or even a make up sponge through 6×6 Designer Template – Birch.

 Apply randomly over the page. Repeat this step with the Mini Designer Template – Splatters.

 

Step 3:

Using the NEW Kaiser Ink – Peacock and Mini Designer Template – Stripes, ink with an applicator/ make up sponge

over the top and bottom of the sides of the collage pieces.

Step 4: 

Now this is where the messy fun begins!   Remember –  water is your friend and always have some paper towel on hand.

It’s not as intimating as it looks, the first step is to put some water on the inked places,

await a minute to activate with the water,  pick up your page, move it around a little to get it where it needs to go.

Give the NEW Kaiser Mist a little shake, there is a little metal ball in the bottom to help shake up the mica powders in this mist which  gives the mist a light metallic look – don’t be afraid  – they are not too heavy in the mica,  they will look great even on masculine cards.

Unscrew the top, grab a paint brush and now drop the colour on the parts that are wet,

pick up the page and move the mist where you want it to go.

For this step I used Kaiser Mist – Navy.

Step 5:

 Handy Tip **** allow your colours to dry in between each colour.

You can use a heat gun for this or pop it out in the sun or just let it dry naturally. But by allowing each colour to dry, it  will help the muddy colours that sometimes happen when we place colours together that don’t belong together.

Repeat the above step with Kaiser Mist – Turquoise.

Remember your water, place it where you want the colours to go its all about control.

 

Step 6: 

Moving onto something a little bolder in colour Kaiser Mist – Candy.

I have deliberately popped this colour in the middle of the navy and turquoise,

my reason is a simple one and it has to  do with the colour wheel…. the red colour will make  another colour when it hits the blue tones

giving  a deep purple colour.

Remember to add water…..

Step 7: 

Now this is an interesting step and I have to say it was one of those” I hope it works” moments, especially using the NEW Kaiser Mist – Yellow.

The technique is a more of a drop one and you don’t add water to this step!!!!

Grab your paint brush and  load it until it is full,  let droplets of the amazing yellow drop onto the page.

This will allow minimal colour mixing and will stop colours turning “muddy”.

Handy Tip *** Have you ever had trouble flicking your mist?

Does it go everywhere but on your page?

Grab another paint brush and tap them togethe,  like tapping sticks – 

this gives you a bigger surface area to hit  and will get closer to your work

and will give you a little bit more control.

This is the main part of the page background created.  Download the PDF to see what I used to finish off the page.

Also the final steps are important to finish off your page and tying your layers together. 

Use NEW Kaiser Mist – Brown and White and flick over your page starting in the bottom corner and moving up to the top corner (diagonally).

Just remember to dry your page in between the colours.

 

Till next time, have a creative day

Rikki xxxxx

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Card Making Embossing Folders

Embossing Folders Fun…..

November 6, 2018

Good morning, lets face it there is nothing better than a great Embossing Folders!

They have the ability to elevate your card making with a few quick steps and they are really easy to us as well.
Today we are show  casing  a couple of the new Embossing Folders from the Kaisercraft collections.

 

EF295 Embossing Folder – Flight Path

EF294 Embossing Folder – Crochet Doily

 

Adventure Awaits – Spinner Card and Tutorial By Rikki Graziani

 

PAPERS: LET’GO Collection: PP1056 Paper Pad.

KC PRODUCTS: CT949 Collectables, FL637 Flourish Pack Fly Away, EF295 Flight Path Embossing Folder, CD601 Premium Cardstock – white,

CD511 Card Pk C6 – white, T302 Foam Dots, T321 Acid Free Craft Glue, LDB1056 Foam Tape, T314 Double Sided Tape.

OTHER: Twine

 

Step 1:

Use two different size circle dies and use washi to keep in position when running it through the DIY Die Cut Machine…..

 

 

Step 2:

When you place the Foam Tape to lift the card for the spinner, keep it clear from the center circle so your spinner doesn’t get stuck to it.

Handy Tip ***: if you are worried about the spinner sticking use a little flour and dust the inside of the foam mount.

 

 

Step 3:

To make the spinner – use some smooth cardstock – I used some packaging from the Foam Dots and use two small foam dots, stick them together and its done.

 

 

Step 4:

Add your center circle to your background and double check your spinner doesnt stick.

Or if your not feeling too confident about adding your spinner device in after your stick the center circle add your spinner in first, then stick the center circle last.

 

Now to finish off the card its really up to you… check out the PDF file to see what Collectables I used in detail.

Rikki xx

 

Best Wishes – cards by Terhi Koskinen

Products used: LET’S GO Collection: P2647 Road Map, P2646 Fly Away, P2641 Carry On

CC949 Let’s Go Collectables, SS375 Let’s Go Sticker Sheet, EF294 Crochet Doily Embossing Folder, DD001 DIYcuts Machine, CD601 White Cardstock

Other: White Gel Pen

 

I just love doing quick and easy projects, like now these two cards to my Father and my Grandfather.
Even though the Lets Go collection is very unisex, I tried to catch some masculine look by choosing blue and darker papers.

After I used my lovely DIYcuts Machine, I used white gel pen to highlight the details.

Go ahead and try this simple technique, it’s so much fun!

Download the instructions for this file here.

Happy crafting!

Terhi xx

 

If you don’t have these embossing folders you can get them HERE or your local scrapbook store.

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