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Live with a full heart ~ Rose Avenue Layout Photo Tutorial by Donna Espiritu

October 10, 2017

 

Hello!  Donna here sharing a scrapbook layout I created using the Rose Avenue collection.

I think this is my favorite from the new collections so far. Primarily because of the florals and pastel colors! I love this combination and there’s a ton of patterns to fussy cut as well. Heaven!

I usually print 2 sizes of photos and since I didn’t want one to go to waste or left unused, I decided to place the photos side by side as I did here with my page. I used a doily to add visual interest.

I did a bit of mixed media to my background first and added some colors using metallique acrylic paints and ink pads.

I mixed different shades of pink and turquoise to achieve the background

I love how the strips of paper looked like after! I used foam tapes to lift the scalloped edges instead of leaving it flat. Then I went into town embellishing the whole page. I love this particular quote (which is in the product strip! So don’t throw those away, you can still use them like I did here!) and I think it matched the mood and angle of my daughter’s photo like she’s facing or looking towards something bright.

Rose Avenue is such a beautiful collection!

Here is a short tutorial I prepared for you.

Check out How to Create a Shabby Chic Rose Avenue Layout by Donna Espiritu on Snapguide.

That’s all from me today. I hope you liked my page!
Enjoy and Happy crafting,

~ Donna ~

Kaisercraft Products: Rose Avenue- P2408 Rose Window | P2411 Suite | PP1030 Paper Pad | CT892 Collectables | SS349 Sticker Sheet | IT451 Tile Pattern | Kaisercraft Ink pads – IP725 Petal Pink, IP726 Island, IP727 Lagoon, IP731 Berry |  T303 Foam Tape | T321 Acid-free craft glue

Other: Modeling Paste, Border Punch, Doily, Pink Metallique Acrylic Paint, Turquoise Metallique Acrylic Paint, Thread

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Mint Wishes Renee Aslette Tuesday Tutorials

Stamping and Layers using Mint Wishes

October 3, 2017

Hi There,

It’s Renee Aslette, here to share with you a Tutorial on how to use stamping and layers to add dimension to your layout.

Today, I will be using the fabulous new range released this month called Mint Wishes.

This collection excites me in so many ways.  It is not your traditional Christmas palette. But who doesn’t love mint?

The P2401 Cabin patterned paper is what I am using for my background.  It is such a classic sheet using wood paneling, so much can be done with this page alone.

I start by using a bowl to draw a circle in the top centre of the layout.  This is going to allow me to have some guidelines for my wreath that will appear over the photo that I use.

I do the same to the photo, that will sit perfectly in the same circle.

I have created a Video Tutorial below to show you all of the steps I made to put this layout together.

With the CS310 Mint Wishes Clear Stamp Set, I put the two leaves onto the acrylic block, then use the IP719 Black Ink Pad stamping around the circle.

It is then time to layer a combination of DD803 Die Cut – Layered Fir Tree and the CT891 Collectables, I raise some of these pieces using foam dots, and then the remaining pieces are glued.

I finish off by adding the pine trees sticker from SS348 – Sticker Sheet, along the bottom of the layout.

As an extra I cut some logs out of the PP1027 Paper Pad.

As you can see from this close up, you can still very much see the stamping in the background.

I created the title with a combination of the Collectables word “Love” and the Sticker Sheet.

Kaisercraft Products:  Mint Wishes Collection – P2401  Cabin | PP1029 Paper Pad | SS348 Sticker Sheet | CT891 Collectables | CS310 Clear Stamps | IP719 Ink Pad Black | DD803 Die Cut – Layered Fir Tree | F649 Mini Paper Blooms – Sage | CS241 – Acrylic Stamp Block | T321 Acid Free Craft Glue | T320 Double Sided Tape | T302 Mounting Foam Dots.

Thank you so much for stopping by! xx. I cannot wait to see what you create with this amazing collection.

 

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Alicia McNamara Card Making Christmas Tuesday Tutorials Videos

DIY Clean and Simple Christmas Cards

September 19, 2017

Hello Kaisercraft Friends,

Today I’m sharing a Tutorial on how to make your own DIY Clean and Simple Christmas Cards.  These cards are perfect for mass production.  They are quick to make, sparkly and can be made in any colour you choose!  I filmed a Video Tutorial on how I made these cards so you can see exactly how I put them together.

DIY Clean and Simple Christmas Cards

DIY Kaisercraft Christmas Card Tutorial by Alicia McNamara

Kaisercraft Products you will need:

Glitter Card Stock in three colours…

GC109 Emerald, GC107 Golden, GC120 Ruby

DD321 Decorative Die – Merry Christmas

IT021 Mini Designer Template – Flourish Tree

Kaiser Colour Paint in three colours…

KC050 Metallic Gold, KC028 Green, KC009 Red

CD511 Card Pack C6 – White

T321 Acid Free Craft Glue

(You will also need texture paste)

3 Easy Steps to Make the Cards

1. Mix Paint with Textured Paste and smooth over the top of the template and onto the card bases.

Hints: When mixing the paint and texture paste do not use too much paint.  You want it to be mostly texture paste with just enough paint to give you the colour you want.  If you make the mixture too runny it will seep under the template and ruin your image.  Also make sure you clean your template between colours and immediately after use. When you clean it do it very carefully with a baby wipe or paper towel and water.  Then pat it dry gently.  You don’t want to lift up the delicate swirls in the image which can be easily done if you are too rough with the template.

DIY Kaisercraft Christmas Card Tutorial by Alicia McNamara

2. Die Cut the “Merry Christmas” sentiment out of Glitter Card Stock.

DIY Kaisercraft Christmas Card Tutorial by Alicia McNamara

3. Adhere the sentiment with glue

DIY Kaisercraft Christmas Card Tutorial by Alicia McNamara

DIY Kaisercraft Christmas Card Tutorial by Alicia McNamara

Oh my! Is it really that easy? Yes it is!

DIY Kaisercraft Christmas Card Tutorial by Alicia McNamara

DIY Kaisercraft Christmas Card Tutorial by Alicia McNamara

These cards are very quick to make!

DIY Kaisercraft Christmas Card Tutorial by Alicia McNamara

DIY Kaisercraft Christmas Card Tutorial by Alicia McNamara

I chose red, green and gold, but you don’t have to stop there.  Kaisercraft makes Glitter Card Stock in 20 colours!!  Imagine the possibilities!

DIY Kaisercraft Christmas Card Tutorial by Alicia McNamara

They are also quite fun to make and you could easily make a bulk set of 20 cards or more.

DIY Kaisercraft Christmas Card Tutorial by Alicia McNamara

Feel free to copy this design, or use it as inspiration.

Happy Crafting : )

Alicia

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Card Making Christmas Christmas Edition Design Team Jowilna Nolte Kaisercraft Scrapbooking layout step by step Tuesday Tutorials Tutorials

Christmas Edition with a pop of colour by Jowilna Nolte

September 12, 2017

 Hi everyone, Jowilna here with my Tuesday Tutorial showing you how easy it is to add a pop of color to paper and elements in a few easy steps.
I love the Christmas Edition Range of papers, but somehow Christmas doesn’t seem right without a bit of color. So I naturally wanted to add
some color to the range and found a really easy way to achieve it.
Sharpie markers were used to add color to the background paper used on my card, as well as some of the collectables.
The elements and paper took the color really well
and made for a striking finishing product – showing just how versatile this range really is.


The secret to coloring is to layer different colors so that you can add highlights and shadows and achieve beautiful shading.
How to color your elements
step 1 – Start by coloring your poinsettia leaves in orange.

step 2 – Next add some bright pink shading down the middle of the leaves and any dark areas printed on the image.

step 3 – Finish off the leaves with a layer of red. The orange and pink combined with the red makes for a beautiful rich color perfect for Christmas.

step 4 – Trim the background paper to size to fit onto the front of your card.

TIP:  Select three shades of green markers to add color to your leaves. Start with the lightest green working to the darkest green and then blend over everything with the light green again for a seamless effect.

step 5 – Color some holly leaves from your collectables pack.

step 6 – Position your elements together and start layering them onto each other.

step 7 – Use mounting foam dots to adhere some of the elements to add dimension to your card.
Layer the elements underneath each other for interest.

step 8 – Apply glimmer paste through the star stencil.

Add embellishments like buttons, rhinestones and ink splats. Use dimensional glaze to highlight some of the berries on the elements from the collectables pack.

I can’t wait to explore more ways of adding color to this range using different mediums and techniques.
The blank slate means the perfect opportunity for creativity and experiments.

Kaisercraft Products: Christmas Edition: PP1027 Paper Pad | P2381 Coal (reverse) | P2386 Giving (reverse) | CT889 Collectables | T302 Mounting Foam Dots | RS450 Red Rhinestones | IT019 Fancy Stars Stencil |CD509 Card Pack Kraft
Other: Sharpies, dimensional glaze, buttons,glimmer paste, sewing machine, walnut ink spray

Until next time – imagine the possibilities! Jowilna x

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Beck Beattie Christmas Christmas Edition Collections Design Team DIY Layouts Scrapbooking layout step by step Tuesday Tutorials Tutorial Tuesday Tutorials

Celebrating Christmas in July with Beck Beattie

September 5, 2017

Hi everyone, Beck Beattie here today with ‘Tutorial Tuesday’. I can’t wait to share with you a fun technique incorporated into my project today

I wanted to take you through how I created the beautiful but subtle Poinsetta and Holly background on my page today.

Step 1:  Stamp the images from the Christmas Edition stamp set featuring the Poinsetta and Holly leaves onto the backgound using a white ink pad.  I have stamped in the areas that would see the effect peeking out from behind the script pattern paper I chose to go over the top on my page.

Step 2:  Add clear or white Embossing Powder while the ink is still wet.

Step3:  Remove the excess embossing powder and using a heat gun, heat to melt the embossing powder.

Step 4:  Take a distress ink or oxides in a brown tone and gently add colour over the top of all the areas where the embossing is featured.  Work in a circular motion to softly build up the colour.

Step 5:  Using  a dry old towel rub over the embossed areas to remove the ink colour that will be resisted by the embossed images.  This adds a beautiful soft element to the page.

Step 6:  Add droplets of water to activate the ink and then blot off with some paper towel

To finish your layout, add a torn piece of the ‘Snowcapped’ paper as well as some of the collectibles and elements from the sticker sheet.  Enhance these with some florals and pearl strip as pictured as well as your journalling.

Here are some more pictures to help you get up close to all the details.

 

 

 

 

Here is the full scrapbook page for you to enjoy of a great family time we had when we recently visited Soverign Hill in Ballarat Victoria Australia.  It is a place set back in the gold mining times.  Each year they put on a wonderful Christmas in July celebration.  I just knew this collection would be perfect for my photos captured that day!

Kaisercraft Products: Christmas Edition: P2382 Rejoice | P2384 Snowcapped | SS346 Sticker Sheet | CT889 Collectables | CS308 Clear Stamps | F628 Paper Blooms: Honey | F636 PaperBlooms: Ruby | F654 Mini Paper Blooms: Augergine | PL504 Pearl Strip: Chocolate

Happy Crafting!

xxx Beck BT

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