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5 Creative Tips for Using Kaisercraft Templates

January 17, 2018

Do you love the Templates Kaisercraft bring out every month?  Would you like some tips on using Kaisercraft Templates? Today the Design Team are demonstrating 5 Tips for using Templates and their accompanying creative projects.

New Kaisercraft Templates

Have you seen the gorgeous new Templates released this month?

IT458 – Floral

IT030 – Typography

IT029 – Screen

5 Creative Tips for Using Kaisercraft Templates

Tip #1 ~ Adding Dimension to the Background with a Template

”Living the Dream” Layout ~ By Rikki Graziani

I love using my templates with white ink to add dimension to the background – it mimics the die cut adding dimension.

Kaisercraft Products: Havana Nights Collection: P2455 Lush | P2459 Clay | SS354 Sticker Sheet | CT897 Collectables FL616 Flourish Pack Tropics | DD806 Cut out Patterns Decorative Die| IT029 Screen Mini Template | Other: White ink

Tip #2 ~ Creating a Soft, Random Edge with a Template

”Congratulations” Card ~ By Kylie Kingham

A handy tip to remember when using your templates with any medium is to not follow the straight edges of the template.By keeping your medium spread randomly away from the edge ensures a lovely soft effect for your project.

Kaisercraft Products: Documented- P2461 Measurement | SS355 Sticker Sheet | CS319 Clear Stamps | PP1036 Paper Pad | CT898 Collectables | IT030  Typography Template | IP719 Black Ink Pad | CD510 Black 

Other: Modeling Paste, Brown Ink Mist.

Tip #3 ~ Decorate the Background of a Layout with a Template

Tips for Using Templates - Layout by Alicia McNamara

“So Gorgeous” Layout ~ By Alicia McNamara

Tips for Using Templates - Layout by Alicia McNamara

It is easy to create a personalised and unique background for your layout when using Kaisercraft Templates and Inks.

Tips for Using Templates - Layout by Alicia McNamara

Kaisercraft Products: P2454 Balmy | SS354 Sticker Sheet | PP1035 Paper Pad | CT897 Collectables | FL616 Flourish Pack – Tropics | IT458 Floral Template | DD469 Decorative Die – Hanami Flowers | CD140 Card Stock – Candy | IP725 Ink Pad – Petal Pink | SB701 Rhinestones – Soft Pink | SB710 Rhinestones – Orange | BRB606 Organza Ribbon | Other: Sparklets | 

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Tip #4 – Create Colour, Texture, and Pattern with a Template

“Perfect Day” Layout ~ By Jowilna Nolte


Use a Template to create colour, texture, and pattern for a layout – you need nothing else to make a beautiful layout. This can be rewarding, economical and creative.

I used my template to create my flowers with and then arrange them to create a field of shimmering flowers acting as patterned paper.
I mixed texture paste with liquid pearls to create a paste in 3 different colours. The cut out flowers can be arranged as you desire and to suit your needs.

A few rhinestones in the centers of the flowers can add dimension and also dresses them up a bit for variety.

As supporting embellishments I used my Collectables pack for additional flowers, leaves, and words.
A few smaller stamped flowers scattered on the background adds delicate details.

Kaisercraft Products: Havana Nights Collection IT458 Floral Template | IT029 Screen Mini Template | CT897 Collectables | DD970 Cutting Die & Stamp – Tropics
Other: White smooth cardstock, Rhinestones, graphite pencil, texture paste, liquid pearls.

 

Tip #5 – Mixing Paint and Modeling Paste

“Lovely Moment” Layout ~ By Donna Espiritu

One way to add interesting background is by using a template and modeling/texture paste. Want to level it up? Mix the paste with paint, mists or watercolor. Just like what I did with my scrapbook layout.

I also didn’t mix it thoroughly, leaving subtle “white streaks” or “pale shade of pink” to some parts

I also splattered different colors of mists for more texture

 

 

Kaisercraft Products: Havana Nights Collection – P2451 Tropic | PP1035 Paper Pad | SS354 Sticker Sheet | IT458 Floral Template | CT897 Collectables | CD101 Coconut Cardstock |
Other: Doily | Texture paste | Thread | Yellow, Red, Pink Mists

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Now it’s over to you, what amazing Tips do you have for using Kaisercraft Templates?  We love to hear your ideas and see your creations.  Please tag #Kaisergallery or share your designs at Kaisercraft Corner.

Happy Creating : )

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January SNEAK PEEK!

December 28, 2017

With Christmas done and dusted and a new year almost upon us, today we’re giving you a sneak peek of our January release collections which are available at Kaisercraft stores and independent stockists from this coming Tuesday next week. Scroll down to see our two new release collections in full.

Be sure to check out our January Workshop Magazine and daily blog for loads of inspiration from our amazing Design Team. They adore sharing their wonderful projects with you and answering your questions so be sure to say hello in the comments section.

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Decorative Dies NEW Product Open Road Renee Aslette Scrapbooking layout

Eungella Dam Layout using Open Road by Renee Aslette

December 14, 2017

Hi Kaisercraft Friends,

It’s Renee Aslette here today, to share with you a layout I created using the newly released Open Road Collection and the Map Of Australia Die Cut.

We have recently purchased a camper trailer, this collection was the perfect way to capture the memories of a fantastic week away visiting Eungella Dam.

Eungella Dam, is a beautiful camping area up in the Eungella Valley just out of Mackay in Far North Queensland.

To begin with, I created a mixed media background using some Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Refills on a 12 x 12 Weave Cardstock – Coconut.  The touch of blue was used to tie in with the camper in the photo.

I also added a torn strip of Corrugated Cardstock to the left and right of the layout.

I then got the new Map of Australia Die Cut out and cut 4,  using various patterned paper from the Open Road Collection.  When I received this die cut, I knew I would be using it as a feature on a layout.

I used a white pen to define the separation lines on the die and the border of the entire piece.

Here are some more close-ups:

The Collectables in this collections are stunning.  Perfect for any adventure.

I used the Kaisercraft Chipboard Alpha 2 for the title and coloured it with the same colours I used in the background of the layout minus the blue.

I hope you enjoyed this post.  Don’t be afraid to get those dies out and feature them on your layout.

Kaisercraft Products: Open Road Collection: P2442 Roaming (Reverse) | P2443 Undiscovered | P2444 Prospecting (Reverse) | P2446 Unchartered (Reverse) | P2450 Outback (Reverse) | SS353 Sticker Sheet | CT896 Collectables | DD468 Map of Australia Decorative Die | CB153 Corrugated Cardboard | CB108 Alpha #2.

OTHER: Tim Holtz Distress Oxide – Peeled Paint | Vintage Photo | Salty Ocean | White Pen

 

Happy Camping. xx

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December SNEAK PEEK!

November 29, 2017

Can you believe that December is just around the corner!? We hope you’ve got a handle on all of your Christmas projects as the big day will be here before we know! Today we’re giving you a sneak peek of our December release collections which are available at Kaisercraft stores and independent stockists from this coming Friday.

December sees the launch of a collection many of our followers will be keen to get their hands on! Open Road, our Australian themed range beautifully represents our home country with earthy tones and lots of native flora.

Our Wandering Ivy collections offers a fresh take on a traditionally vintage range. Bright blues and beautiful greens are paired perfectly with big florals and lovely textured backgrounds.

Be sure to check out our December Workshop Magazine and daily blog for loads of inspiration from our amazing Design Team. They adore sharing their wonderful projects with you and answering your questions so be sure to say hello in the comments section.

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