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Everlasting Double Page Layout by Jowilna Nolte

December 6, 2018

Today on the blog I am sharing a double page layout using the gorgeous Everlasting Collection.
I love the how versatile this range is – so much so that I even used patterned papers as my background -something I normally find too busy, but with this range they were simply perfect.

Follow instructions below to recreate all download instructions by clicking on the above image.


Step 1 –  Adhere the 2 x ONE and ONLY Patterned papers together with a piece of double-sided tape to form your background.
Step 2 – Cut out cards and elements to use on your layout from the Love You patterned paper sheet.

Step 3 – Cut out 5 x flowers from the BLOOM sheet. You need at least 1 large flower cluster and 3 smaller flowers as well as 2 x leaves. Ink the edges of the cut-out elements.

Step 4 – Add brown splats onto the background papers and leave to dry while prepping the rest of your elements.

Step 5 – Arrange the photo matts and cut out cards onto your background.
Position the elements in the plain brown strip running across the middle of your layout.

Stagger the photos and elements to create interest.
Tuck the cut-out flowers behind the photo matts for added interest.
Layer some scrunched up pink thread in between the flowers for dimension and texture.

Step 6 – Punch a decorative strip out of the BLOOM (reverse) using a border punch.

Step 7 – Use your craft scissors and cut the punched strip in half to form 2 thinner strips to use.

Step 8 – Adhere the barcode strips, punched border strips and other elements to your layout as per the image.
Use the cut-out washi tape strips from the LOVE YOU sheet and adhere them to the cards and dress up with embellishments.

Step  9 – Add rhinestones, wooden flourishes and sewing details to finish off your layout as desired.

Adding some sewing, and thread in between the layered flowers add some texture and also repeats the beautiful shades of pinks from the paper.

Until next time I hope you are inspired by this Double page layout to create your own using this stunning and versatile range.

“Everlasting is the perfect range to celebrate LOVE – young love, old love, new love and even those gorgeous grandbabies.” JN

Kaisercraft Products Used: EVERLASTING Collection: P2657 Love You, 2 x P2656 One and Only, P2650 Bloom
KC PRODUCTS: CD302 Coal Cardstock, FL638 Everlasting Wooden Flourishes, IP753 Licorice KaiserInk Pad, KM130 Kaisermist Brown, T225 Kaiser Cutter, T330 Release Tool,
T317 Craft Scissors, T316 Precision Craft Scissors, T321 Craft Glue, T315 Double Sided Tape,

Other: Border punch, buttons, thread

 

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Art Foam Sheets Layouts Scrap Studio step by step Tutorial Videos

Foam Flower Tutorial with Bonus Layout.

November 13, 2018

Art Foam Flowers

We create for many different reasons,  sometimes for pleasure or perhaps to capture a precious memory or

occasion that has happened in our lives.

Finding the right paper or embellishment can help us to achieve the reason why we have started to create in the first place.

Creating flowers adds an element of beauty to layouts.  They can be used in both masculine and feminine layouts.

By making them feel ‘vintage’ you certainly can  see how effectively they  compliment photos and papers.

Varying the size of the flowers also adds interest to layouts .

To learn how to make these flowers, watch the tutorial below.

 

 

Believe In Your Dreams Layout

PAPERS: SCRAP STUDIO Collection: P2635 Gritty, P2638 , P2638 Tarnished, P2639 Splatter

KC PRODUCTS: Flourish Pack –  Artist FL636,  Art Foam SF902 Ivory, SF908 Blossom and SF919 Lagoon,

Decorative Die DIY Flora Pansy DD484, DIY Flora Leaves DD493, Doilies DD504,

Pearls- SB714 Champagne, Ink Pad – IP733 Green and IP753 Licorice, CS Script, Cardstock CD114 Forest and  CD101 Coconut,

T320 Craft Glue, Foam Tape T303, T330 Die Release Tool, T317 Craft Scissors

OTHER: Sponge Dauber, Sponge, Iron, White Stamens, Flower Shaping Stylus, Wooden Skewer

SCRAP STUDIO has background papers that are perfect to create masculine pages.

It has elements that can be fussy cut to help tell your story or just add something beautiful to a page.

By making my own vintage flowers, it creates cohesion to the look and feel of the overall design.

To recreate this layout , view the tutorial below.

 

This flower making technique can be used to create flowers  for card making and home decor projects as well.

Download the instructions for the above project below.

Instructions:  Foam Flowers

Instructions: Layout.

 

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Design Team Mountain Air Scrapbooking layout step by step Tutorials

STEP BY STEP Mountain Air – Layout Tutorial

August 20, 2018

“The Mountain Air collection bought all the memories of living in Colorado and my husband fishing in the rivers throughout the mountains right back, so I had to dig out an old photo of him in his favourite fishing spot.
A absolutely perfect collection for that part of our life” 
Kasia Leach – Design Team

Download the instructions for the above layout by clicking on the picture above and follow the steps with the video below. 

 

 

INSTRUCTIONS

Use STRONG (reverse) as the background for this layout.

Cut RUGGED to 29.5 x 29.5cm (11½” x 11½”), distress the edges and adhere to background.

Add some texture to the background with the compass and tyre images from the clear stamp and splatters of ink.

Fussy cut a few of the wood rings from TREE TRUNKS and adhere to RUGGED to ground your photo. 

Matt your photograph onto ADVENTURE and add layers of OUTDOORS, BLUE JEANS and SPARE PARTS behind the matted photo.

Distress all the edges with a distress tool or your fingernail. Adhere to the background with foam tape.

   

Add the title strip from the sticker sheet to the left of the photo cluster.

Cut out the “we must take adventures” and “everyone should believe in something” pieces from HERO, distress the edges and add to the side of the photo cluster with
foam tape.

Add the “gone fishing” and “wonder always” sentiments from the sticker sheet followed by the red seal from the collectables

  

Add a small cluster of the tree trunk images from TREE TRUNKS to the bottom right of the photo.

Fussy cut some of the fly fishing hooks from OUTDOORS as well as fish from TREE TRUNKS and add these with foam tape around the photo cluster.

 and wooden flourishes to complete the layout.

 

 

 

 

 

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Card Making Christmas HOW TO: Sparkle step by step

HOW TO: Make a Tri-Shutter Card

August 10, 2018

Add a little SPARKLE into someone’s day by sending them one of these gorgeous
interactive Tri- Shutter Cards similar to the ones that Alicia McNamara has made for us here.

Follow these Step by Step instructions and you will discover these aren’t as difficult to create as they look
but ever so effective and eye catching, especially using the gorgeous SPARKLE collection with its rose
gold foiled elements like on the following pages.

 

INSTRUCTIONS:
STEP ONE – Make the Card Base

  • From a 12″ x 12″ piece of cardstock – white is a great colour to use as a base
  • Cut it in half so that you have two 6 x 12″ rectangles.  (this will make two cards)
  • Score each card piece at 2 inches, 4 inches, 8 inches and 10 inches vertically.
  • Score horizontally at 2 inches and 4 inches as per the diagram below.

  • Cut your card horizontally following the red cut lines as per the diagram below starting at two inches from the top and two inches from the left-hand side and stopping two inches from the right-hand side.
  • Repeat at four inches from the top.

  • Fold your card into mountains (folding towards you) and valleys (folds away from you) as per example below.

 

STEP TWO – Decorate the Card Base

  • Cut two    6″ x 2″ rectangles of printed paper to cover the left and right sides of the cards
  • Cut six      2″ x 2″ squares of printed paper to cover each of the squares
  • Cut three  4″ x 2″rectangles of printed paper for the middle sections.

TIP: Cut the above pieces slightly smaller to give a white border on each section if desired.

Download full instructions to recreate the SPARKLE tri shutter cards shown below HERE.

 

STEP THREE – Embellishing the Cards

  • Create three card bases as per the above instructions
  • Use  a combination of the paper gold foiled papers LUSTER, GLISTENING and ILLUMINATE  and cover the small squares and inside rectangles as per the downloadable instructions or as desired using coordinating papers

P2594 LUSTER

 

  • Use the top three 4″ x 3″ rectangles and matte onto white cardstock
  • Fussy cut poinsettias from GLINT.  Cut each in half and attach behind each sentiment using foam tape to add dimension.
  • Adhere these sentiments to the card fronts using foam tape
  • Further decorate cards as desired using a combination of collectables, rhinestone strips and ribbon.

 

TIP:  You could keep one of the rectangles in the middle blank to write a personal greeting or message.

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Anthology Jowilna Nolte Kaiser Mists Mixed Media step by step

Butterfly Sampler Box with Mixed Media Effects by Jowilna Nolte

June 26, 2018

Hello everyone, Jowilna on the blog today with another Technique Tuesday showing you how I created this fun anthology butterfly sampler box.
This range is perfect for creating memory boxes, but I wanted to make something very specific – the kind of thing you will find in the office of a professor.

step 1 – Trim patterned paper to fit inside the wooden tray. I added a piece to the bottom to fit into the length.
Add stenciling detail to the bottom edge using texture paste and leave to dry. Add sewing around the edge.

step 2 – Cut a piece of polystyrene to fit into the bottom of the wooden tray and secure using double sided tape.

Step 3 – Use Kaisercraft mists in olive and coffee and mist the entire piece of paper.
Mix the two colours to create a leather look effect on the paper. Leave to dry or dry with a heat gun.

Step 4 – Add double sided tape to the back of the paper piece and then adhere it to the polystyrene inside the tray.

Step 5 – Cut out butterflies from patterned paper as well as foliage. Ink the edges to hide any cutting lines.

Step 6 – Adhere sticker sentiment to filmstrip sticker and trim to size. Use your scissors to distress the edges.

Step 7 – Adhere the butterflies as well as the foliage and sentiment. Layer two butterflies on top of each other using foam tape.

Step 8 – Use decorative pins to add some interest to the butterflies. Cut them shorter and then pin them through the butterflies.
Print fig. sentiments and adhere below each butterfly.

I love how the mists just add so much shimmer and warmth to the patterned paper and project.
So easy to create a butterfly sampler box perfect for the aspiring lepidopterist {a person who studies or collects moths and butterflies}

Until next time – why not try and make your own sampler box using this easy to re-create leather look using texture and inks. Then add some of your favourite images and sentiments
to create a fun home decor project for your office or studio.
Live Creatively – Love Jowilna

Kaisercraft Products: Anthology Collection – P2547 Ornithology | P2542 Entomology | P 2548 Herbs | SS364 Anthology Sticker Sheet | T468 Grunge Template
Other: Wooden tray, Polystyrene, Decorative Pins, Sewing Machine, Texture Paste, KaiserMists

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