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Group Post Featuring Textured Stamps

April 20, 2017

 Do you like to add a bit of textured stamping to your crafty projects?  Kaisercraft has just released some lovely new “Textured Stamps” that go perfectly with our two new collections this month, Indigo Skies and High Tea.

Look at all that gorgeous texture!! The new Textured Stamps are called Floral Wallpaper, Paint Strokes, Doily, Brick Wall and Marble.  You can see all these Textured Stamps and the whole range on the Kaisercraft Web Page here.

The Design Team were asked to create a project featuring one of these Textured Stamps.  See if you can spot which stamp they used….

“Best Friends” Card By Anita Bownds


GL598 tea party flourish pack |FL599 be you flourish pack |Pp1017 paper pad
CT879 collectables |KM115 kaisermist candy |DD427 texture bubbles |CS299 brick wall textured stamp
F663 Paper Blooms – Hot Pink |EM995 Assorted paper leaves |PS485 floral wallpaper embossed
Other :embossing powder

‘Every Moment is Special’ ~ By Kylie Kingham.

Kaisercraft Products: P2277 Devonshire | P2281 Afternoon Tea | SS336 Sticker Sheet | PP1017 paper pad | CT879 Collectables | KM115 Candy Kaiser Mist | CS 293 Marble Texture Stamp | Other- White Gesso.paper doily.

”Smile ” Layout By Rikki Graziani

Kaisercraft Products: Indigo Skies Collection: P2286 Charmbray |  P2287 Shibori |SS Sticker Sheet | CT880 Collectables | CS299 Brickwall Texture Stamp | Other: Navy Ink 

”Life is better in Flip Flops ” Layout By Kirsten Hyde

Kaisercraft Products: Indigo skies – P2289 Washed out | P2286 Chambray | CD651 Kraft Cardstock | EM928 Lace Pack Natural | RS404 Rhinestone Champagne | CS288 Critty | CS876 Texture Clear Stamp Crackle | CS257 Background Script Clear Stamp | FL599 Be You Flourish pack | FL597 Bloom Flourish Pack | FL580 Flourish Pack Cogs | DD706 Decorative Dies Cogs | DD434 Texture Lattis | AS251 Alpha Stickers Ebony.

“Thank you” Card By Evgenia Krapivina

Kaisercraft Products:  High Tea 6.5″ Paper Pad PP1017 | Tea Leaves P2279 | Devonshire P2277 | High Tea Collectables CT879 | High Tea 12×12 Specialty Embossed – Floral Wall paper PS485 | Bloom Flourish Packs FL597 | Tea Party Flourish Packs | Decorative Die -Nesting Stitched Brackets DD791 | Floral Wallpaper Texture Stamp CS296 | Pearls – Bliss SB718 |

‘Lets Celebrate’ by Collette Mitrega

I chose to use the new ‘Marble’ (CS293) textured stamp. I selected papers from the Indigo Skies 6 1/2″ paper pad and randomly stamped onto the light grey paper with a Versamark ink pad. I then heat embossed it with clear embossing powder.

I did plan to ink the page with ‘Island’ ink pad ( IP726) which would really accentuate the stamp creating a resist effect. But, I really liked how it looked –  not inked ….. so I went with this!

I used the beautiful new ‘Classic Butterfly’ die (DD170),  added some cheesecloth, a cluster of Kaiser Blooms and some splats of white Kaisermist to create a soft wispy card.

I do hope you like it, I do :)

 

Kaisercraft Products Used: CS293 Marble Texture Stamp | PP1018 Indigo Skies Paper Pad | F630 Iceberg Paper Blooms | F647 Iceberg Mini Paper Blooms | DD170 Decorative Butterfly Classic Butterfly | KM111  Kaisermist white .

Other Products Used: Cheesecloth | Butterfly Pins | Ribbon.

‘This is what happy looks like’ by Sonia Thomason

Kaisercraft products used: P2286 ‘Chambray’ | P2289 ‘Washed Out’ | P2291 ‘Midnight’ | PS486 Choose Happiness Die Cut & Silver Foil | PP1018 Indigo Skies Paper Pad | CT880 Indigo Skies Collectables | FL598 Tea Party Flourish Pack | FL599 Be You Flourish Pack | KM105 Turquoise Kaiser Mist | KM106 Denim Kaiser Mist | KM116 Aqua Kaiser Mist | IT012 Rising Bubbles Mini Template | CS162 Stains Texture Stamp | CS291 Oriental Calligraphy Texture Stamp | CS297 Doily Texture Stamp | SB700 Silver Rhinestones | F627 Coconut Paper Blooms | F631 Sea Breeze Paper Blooms | F644 Coconut Mini Blooms | 

Other: Silver Crackle Texture Paste, Silver Embossing Powder and acetate

The Doily Texture Stamp was stamped onto acetate and then trimmed around the edges. The Doily images were then adhered to the page using Glossy Accents. Stamping onto acetate is a great way to use stamped images on your page if you are not sure where you would like to put them. You can slide the acetate into different positions until you are happy with the look and then stick the image down

Baby Girl Mini Album by Alicia McNamara

Kaisercraft High Tea Mini Album by Alicia McNamara

I made this Album for a friend.  The little girl in the photos is only three months old so there are only photos for the first three months.  The album is designed to hold a photo for every month for the first 12 months.

I stamped CS296 Floral Wallpaper Texture Stamp on the front and back cover of the album.

Kaisercraft High Tea Mini Album by Alicia McNamara

The mother of the baby is taking the monthly photos with the little monthly cards so I didn’t worry about putting a number on the pages as there will be the monthly number in each of the photographs.

Kaisercraft High Tea Mini Album by Alicia McNamara

For the pages without a photo I just used a blank square cut from PS485 Floral Wallpaper Embossed.

Kaisercraft High Tea Mini Album by Alicia McNamara

Kaisercraft High Tea Mini Album by Alicia McNamara

Kaisercraft High Tea Mini Album by Alicia McNamara

Kaisercraft High Tea Mini Album by Alicia McNamara

Kaisercraft High Tea Mini Album by Alicia McNamara

Kaisercraft High Tea Mini Album by Alicia McNamara

Kaisercraft Products: P2285 Scones | PS485 Floral Wallpaper | SS336 Sticker Sheet | PP1017 Paper Pad | CT879 Collectables | CS296 Floral Wallpaper Texture Stamp | BRB606 Organza Ribbon | IP731 Ink Pad – Berry | DD755 Decorative Die – Lace Borders | M009 Album Rings – Silver | DD753 Decorative Die – Nesting Stitched Rectangles |

Have you been inspired to play with some texture stamps?   Share your creations with us on social media.

Happy Crafting

xxoo

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Alicia McNamara Design Team Indigo Skies Layouts Pocket Pages Terhi Koskinen Videos

Group Post ~ Indigo Skies Masculine Projects

April 14, 2017

Hello Kaisercrafters,

Do you have a pile of male photos waiting to be scrapped? Sons, husbands, brothers, fathers, uncles, grandfathers, friends, partners, boyfriends…we all have special males in our lives, but how often do we scrap the boys? Today the Design Team have taken the gorgeous new Indigo Skies Collection and have made MasculineProjects.  The deep blue palette of the Indigo Skies Collection is perfect for scrapping the handsome males in your life.  Let’s take a look at today’s creations…

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“Grateful” Layout By Anita Bownds

Kaisercraft products: P2292 windswept |P2291 midnight |P2293 blue moon
SS337 sticker sheet |PP1018 paper pad |CT880 collectables
FL599 be you flourish pack |KM101 kaisermist charcoal | AS251 ebony alpha stickers

Scrapbook layout “Good on you” by Terhi Koskinen

Kaisercraft products: CD650 Cardstock White | P228 Storm | P2290 Misty | P2292 Windswept | P2294 Breeze | CT880 Collectables | RS417 Royal | KM106 Kaiser Mist Denim | KM116 Kaiser Mist Aqua

“Adventure is out there” layout by Kirsten Hyde

Kaisercraft products: Indigo Skies – P2290 | PP1018 Paper Pad | CS299 Brick Wall | KM108 Kaisermist Orange | KM101 Maisermist Charcoal | DD771  Decorative Travel Word Pack | PT211 Printed Tape Clocks | DD706 Decorative Dies Cogs | SB777 Rhinestones Black.

“Dream Big” layout by Kylie Kingham

Kaisercraft Products: P2287 Shibori | P2288 Storm | SS337 Sticker Sheet | PP1018 Paper Pad | CT880 Collectables | CB150 Uppercase Alpha Chipboard | Other- Embossing powder.

“Details” Layout By Rikki Graziani

Kaisercraft Products: Indigo Skies Collection: P2286 Chambray |SS337 Sticker Sheet | PP1018 Paper Pad | CT880 Collectables |KM111 White|IT012 Rising Bubbles Mini Template | IT441 Mosaic 6×6 Designer Template | DD436 Texture Diamonds |Other: Grey Ink

“Life Advice” Layout ~ By Alicia McNamara

Kaisercraft Indigo Skies Layout by Alicia McNamara

Kaisercraft Products: P2287 Shibori | P2291 Midnight | P2293 Blue Moon | PS486 Choose Happiness – Die Cut | SS337 Sticker Sheet | CT880 Collectables | KM111 Kaiser Mist – White | FL599 Flourish Pack – Be You | RS408 Sparklets – Crystal | RS417 Sparklets – Royal | CL104 Gel Pens – 48 Pk | IP719 Ink Pad – Black | Other: Cheese Cloth |

Kaisercraft Indigo Skies Layout by Alicia McNamara

Watch the video below to see a Process Video on how to make this Layout:

‘Hello Beautiful’ Layout by Collette Mitrega

Kaisercraft Products Used: Indigo Skies Collection – P2291 Midnight | P2288 Storm | P2287 Shibori | CT880 Collectables | LDB1058 Permanent Adhesive Roller |

LDB1057 Double Sided Tape.

‘Happiness Looks Good on You’ Pocket Pages by Sonia Thomason

Kaisercraft products used: SS337 Indigo Skies Sticker Sheet | PP1018 Indigo Skies Paper Pad | CT880 Indigo Skies Collectables | FL599 Be You Flourish Pack | SA301 12 x12 Multi Pocket Pages 1

Other: Paper Clips

Using a combination of the Paper Pad, Collectables and Sticker Sheet you can make an endless variety of Pocket Pages that co-ordinate easily and beautifully with each other. Both the Sticker Sheet and Collectables have a number of different quotes and words that add a wonderful element to your pocket pages

The Flourish Packs are a wonderful way to add dimension that does not have too much thickness or weight to the pieces. If the embellishments are too heavy or thick you could damage your plastic sleeves over time

“Dream it. Do it.” card by Mariusz Gierszewski

Kaisercraft Products-Indigo Skies Collection: PP1018 Paper Pad| P2290 Misty| CT880 Collectables| SB704 Dark Blue Rhinestones| F647 Iceberg Mini Paper Blooms| RS417 Royal|

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And now its over to you! Grab some of the beautiful Indigo Skies Collection and get those precious memories scrapped! Be sure to share your finished projects with us.

Happy Crafting!

xxoo

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Challenges Indigo Skies Layouts Scrapbooking layout

April Blog Challenge!

April 6, 2017

Calling all paper crafters, it’s time for our April Blog Challenge! Create any paper craft project you like using the below mood board as inspiration.

Once again, a big THANK YOU to everyone that entered our March blog challenge. Our lucky winners will be announced tomorrow so be sure to check back.

 

We’re looking forward to seeing your April entries but first, some housekeeping for those who wish to play along…

 1. Feel free to enter as many times as you like!

 2. Your creation must feature at least 80% Kaisercraft products.

 3. You may use any current or previous release Kaisercraft paper collection.

 4. Link your finished project by creating a blog post on your personal blog or Facebook page, copy the link and add your name and link to the comments section at the bottom of this post. Alternatively, you can post your entry directly to our Facebook wall or send it directly through in a message.

Entries close Sunday 30th April 2017 at 11.59pm (Australian Eastern Standard Time, UTC +11)

You could be one of two luck winners to receive a Kaisercraft goodie pack.

Winners will be announced Friday 7th May 2017.

Take a look at our wonderful Design Team’s projects based on this months mood board for inspiration!

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“Be Happy, Be Bright” layout by Kylie Kingham

Kaisercraft Products: P2286 Chambray | P2291 Midnight | P2293 Blue Moon CT880 Collectables | DD432 Sketch Circle Die | DD516 Vines Die | CD101 Coconut cardstock.

“Smile” layout by Tatiana Yemelyanenko

Kaisercraft Products: P2293 Blue Moon, P2294 Breeze, P2286 Chambray, PP1018 Paper Pad, GC103 Platinum Glitter Cardstock, CT880 Indigo Skies Collectables, SS337 Indigo Skies Sticker Sheet, EM928 Crochet Doilies Lace – White, PT225 Glitter Tape – Silver, Sparklets – RS408 Crystal, RS417 Royal,  Pearls – SB713 Pearl, SB782 Denim, Rhinestones – SB704 Dark Blue, SB774 Ice Blue, SB700 Silver, F630 Paper Blooms – Iceberg

‘Love’ Layout by Collette Mitrega

Kaisercraft Products Used: Indigo Skies Collection: P2288 Storm (2 sheets) | P2290 Misty | P2286 Chambray | CT880 Collectables | SS337 Sticker Sheet | PP1018 Paper Pad | FL599 Be You Flourish Pack

“hello” Layout by Anita Bownds

Kaisercraft products: P2291 midnight |FL599 be you flourish pack |CT880 collectables
P290 misty |CS287 clear stamps |Sb718 bliss pearls
Other :silhouette cameo |embossing powder white

“Choose happiness” Layout by Kirsten Hyde

Kaisercraft products: Indigo Skies – PS486 Choose Happines Die cut | P2291 Midnight | PP1018 Paper Pad | CT880 Collectables | FL599 Be You Flourish Pack | KM106 Denim Kaiser Mist | KM116 Aqua Kaiser Mist | KM111 White Kaiseser Mist | DD434 Texture Lattice | CS152 Texture Dimonds Clear Stamp

“Be You” Layout ~ By Alicia McNamara

Indigo Skies Layout by Alicia McNamara

Indigo Skies Layout by Alicia McNamara

Indigo Skies Layout by Alicia McNamara

Kaisercraft Products: PS483 Floral Gloss | P2286 Chambray | PP1018 Paper Pad | CS258 Background Stamp – Majestic Butterfly | CS257 Background Stamp – Script | IP719 Ink Pad – Black | KM116 Kaiser Mist – Aqua | KM101 Kaiser Mist – Charcoal | GC111 Glitter Card Stock – Frost | FL599 Flourish Pack – Be You | DD516 Decorative Die – Vines | DD745 Decorative Die – Fishing Net | CL104 Gel Pens – 48 Pk | Other: Cheese Cloth |

“Happy Little Moment” Layout ~ By Evgenia Krapivina

Kaisercraft Products: Shibori P2287 | Chambray P2286 | Misty P2290 | Indigo Skies 6.5″ Paper Pad PP1018 | Sticker Sheet SS337 | Collectables CT880 | Rhinestones – Dark Blue SB704 | Floral Wallpaper Texture Stamp CS296 | Small Ink Pad Black IP719 | Mini Designer Template Splatter IT010 |

“Wedding” card by Mariusz Gierszewski

Kaisercraft products: Indigo Skies –  PP1018 Paper Pad| CT880 Collectables| FL599 Be You Flourish Pack| F630 Iceberg Paper Blooms| F647 Iceberg Mini Paper Blooms| SB704 Dark Blue Rhinestones| SB794 Snow Pearls| 

‘Believe in yourself & you will be unstoppable’ Journal pages by Sonia Thomason

Kaisercraft products used: P2286 ‘Chambray’ | P2292 ‘Windswept’ | P2294 ‘Breeze’ | SS337 Indigo Skies Sticker Sheet | CS291 Oriental Calligraphy Texture Stamp | KM105 Turquoise Kaiser Mist | KM106 Denim Kaiser Mist | KM111 White Kaiser Mist | 

Other: Gesso and Gel Medium

We can’t wait to see what you create this month!

Happy Crafting

xxoo

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Layouts

Beautiful memories Layout and process video with Anita Bownds

April 3, 2017
Hi there,
Anita here sharing with you today a layout and process video
With this layout I was inspired by a Alice in wonderland quote I found on Pinterest
I wanted to include the quote on my page but I didn’t want it to be the focal point

Just faint in the background of the layout to add texture

I started by choosing 2 patterned papers from the collection that would would help my

Quote I chose blend in my background of my layout.

I thought the wood grain P2278 Biscuit with the grey and white polka dot P2281 Afternoon Tea would go perfectly together

If you would like to try this idea I’ve included the cut file png that I made to use on my page

Here is my process video I hope you enjoy it ..

After adhering the 2 bits of 12×12 patterned papers together
I wanted to add colour to the top and bottom to have that even colour throughout the layout so I added to stripes of p2279 tea leaves at the top and bottom
I also wanted to cluster the die cut embellishments beside the photo
I also added a few die cuts and sticker to the top to add extra dimension
And to give the silhouette cut Quote a little extra pop I used a lead pencil and just traced around the words

And I couldn’t go past adding some fussy cut flowers around my photo

And I done the same at the bottom with a added extra wood bit from the tea party flourish pack

 

And to finish it off I added a few flicks of black mist

 

Kaisercraft products: P2277 Devonshire |P2278 Biscuit |P2281 Afternoon tea
P2279 tea leaves |Pp1017 paper pad |SS336 sticker sheet |CT879 collectables
GL598 tea party flourish pack | KM101 charcoal

Other :silhouette cameo

Thanks for stopping by the blog today
Happy scrapping xx

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Alicia McNamara Card Making Kaiser Mists Layouts Specialty Gloss Papers Videos

Group Post Featuring Floral Gloss Specialty Paper

March 29, 2017

Today the Design Team are showcasing a beautiful Specialty Paper from the gorgeous Wild flower Collection called Floral Gloss.

This Specialty Paper looks amazing when sprayed with Kaiser Mists.  Each Design Team Member has created a beautiful project featuring Floral Gloss, and included at the bottom of this post there is a video tutorial for you to watch so you can see exactly how to do it yourself!

“hello friend” layout by Anita Bownds


kaisercraft product CT878 Collectables | P2272 flowering |P2273 spring
PS483 floral gloss |SS335 Sticker sheet |SC285 clear stamps
P2275 scent |SB786 rose pearls| SB794 snow pearls
other: shimmer dust |embossing powder | machine stitching

”Thank you ” Stacked Tag by Rikki Graziani

Kaisercraft Products: Wildflower Collection : PS483 Floral – Gloss |PP1016 Paper Pad | CT878 Collectables | FL597 Bloom Flourish Pack | Other : Heidi Swapp Mist | Tim Holtz Distress Ink | Ribbon.

Monochrome Birthday Tag by Kylie Kingham

Kaisercraft Products: P2274 Gathered | P2276 Wings | PS483 Floral gloss | SS335 Sticker Sheet | CT878 Collectables | KM101 Charcoal Kaiser Mist | Other: Tulle, Cheese Cloth,Tag die.

‘Beautiful’ by Sonia Thomason

 Kaisercraft products used: P2273 ‘Spring’ | P2276 ‘Wings’ | PS483 ‘Floral Gloss’ | CT878 Wildflower Collectables | KM103 Yellow Kaiser Mist | KM110 Pink Kaiser Mist | ST929 Inspirational Clear Stickers

I sprayed pink and yellow Kaiser Mists randomly (and lightly) on the page and then gently wiped the surface with a baby wipe. The gloss on the Specialty paper acts as a resist and the Mist wipes right off leaving behind the gorgeous pattern. When choosing your Mists, think about how they combine as there will be areas where the colour overlaps. In my case it created a soft orange which co-ordinates beautifully with the layout.

‘Beautiful’ layout by Kirsten Hyde

Kaisercraft products used: PS463 Floral Gloss | SS335 Sticker Sheet | PP1016 Paper Pad. CT878 Collectables | DD547 Decorative Die Circle Vines | KM110 Kaisermist Pink | KM 108 Kaisermist Orange | CS153 Texture Hessian Clear Stamp | CS261 Sentiments – Moments Clear stamps.

‘Think Happy’ – Layout by Collette Mitrega

Kaisercraft Products Used: Wildflower Collection: PS483 Floral Gloss | P2269 Vines |PP1016 Paper Pad | P2271 Succulents | CT878 Collectables | KM105 Turquois Kaiser Mist | Apple Kasier Mist KM117 | IP727 Lagoon Ink Pad |DD757 Large Flourishes Decorative Die | DD547 Circle Vines Decorative Die |EM405 Paper Doilie | SB793 Black Pearls |IT437 Criss Cross Designer Template 6×6.

Other Products Used: Texture Paste.

Flower cards by Julia Akinina

Kaisercraft Products: PS483 Floral – Gloss | PS484 Sentiments – Gloss | CT878 Collectables | PP1016 Paper Pad | KM110 Pink Kaiser Mist | KM103 Yellow KaiserMist | KM119 Blackberry Kaiser Mist | KM120 Wisteria Kiaser Mist | SB713 Pearls

Set of 12 Water Colour Cards by Alicia McNamara

Set of Kaisercraft WildFlower Cards by Alicia McNamara

Set of Kaisercraft WildFlower Cards by Alicia McNamara

Set of Kaisercraft WildFlower Cards by Alicia McNamara Set of Kaisercraft WildFlower Cards by Alicia McNamara

Here is the  Tutorial Video on how to make these cards.  The video demonstrates how Alicia used the Floral Gloss paper with Kaiser Mists to achieve a pastel, water colour effect.

Kaisercraft Products: CD101 12×12 Card Stock – Coconut | PS483 Floral – Gloss | PS484 Sentiments – Gloss | CT878 Collectables | KM103 Kaiser Mists – Yellow | KM117 Kaiser Mists – Apple | KM105 Kaiser Mists – Turquoise |KM116 Aqua | KM119 Blackberry | KM120 Kaiser Mists – Wisteria | KM110 Kaiser Mists  – Pink | KM115 Kaiser Mists – Candy | IP732 Ink Pad – Orchid | IP726 Ink Pad – Island | IP725 Ink Pad – Petal Pink |

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Have the Design Team inspired you to have a go? These glossy resist papers by Kaisercraft are so much fun to create with and are included in most of the Kaisercraft collections!  Be sure to share your beautiful creations with us on Social Media.

Happy Crafting xxoo

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