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Anthology Bookmarks Tutorials Videos

8 Ideas for Creating Anthology Bookmarks with Video Tutorials

June 20, 2018

Do you like to create your own Bookmarks?  They make a lovely gift to share with a friend and they are quick and fun to make.  Plus they can be very useful and re-used over and over again by those who love to read.  Today the Design Team were asked to create a bookmark using the beautiful Anthology Collection.  This post includes eight beautiful bookmarks and three Video Tutorials to provide some inspiration especially for you….

”Today’s Story” Bookmark Tag by Rikki Graziani

Kaisercraft Products: Anthology Collection: P2542 Entomology | PP1045 Paper Pad | CT938 Collectables 

 

“Today’s Story” by Cathy McGrath

Kaisercraft Products: Anthology Collection: PP1045 | CT938 Collectables | Cardstock – CD61 Kraft |Decorative Die – DD555 Round Fancy Frame |T321 Craft Glue

Other: Sewing Machine| Acetate | Seam Binding| Size 8 Tag

‘Anthology Bookmark’ by Kylie Kingham.

Kaisercraft Products: P2548 Herbs, PP1045 Paper Pad, CT938 Collectables, DD490 Honeycomb Decorative Die.

Other: Machine Stitching, Gold Tassel.

“Do More of What Makes You Happy” Bookmark by Alicia McNamara

Kaisercraft Anthology Bookmarks by Alicia McNamara

Kaisercraft Anthology Bookmarks by Alicia McNamara

Kaisercraft Anthology Bookmarks by Alicia McNamara

Process Video:

Kaisercraft Products: P2459 Antiquity | P2543 Plumology | SS364 Sticker Sheet | CS328 Clear Stamp Set | FL626 Flourish Pack – Curiosities | IP724 Bark Ink Pad | BRB606 Organza Ribbon | Other: Yellow Sewing Thread | Coffee Misting Spray | Sparklets

Corner Bookmark by Renee Aslette

Here is the video tutorial to show you how I created this corner bookmark.

Kaisercraft Products: Anthology Collection: P2548 Herbs | P2542 Entomology | CT938 Collectables | PP1045 Paper Pad | T315 Double Sided Tape | LDB1059 Natural Twine

Other: Gauze

”Live in the moment” Corner Bookmark by Donna Espiritu

Kaisercraft Products: Anthology Collection: P2541 Ephemera | CT938 Collectables | PP1045 Paper Pad | T315 Double Sided Tape | T302 Foam Mounting Tape

Other: Twine

Moments Bookmark by Jowilna Nolte

The idea of a bookmark for me is that it is not too bulky – so although I need something pretty it has to be functional too.
I love how the design team can come up with the same basic idea, and yet totally different projects.

My bookmark is a plain triangle created out of patterned paper that slides over the corner of your book pages, as well as acts as
a great reminder to ‘always be grateful’.

Kaisercraft Products: Anthology Collection: P2543 Plumology | CT938 Collectables | SS364 Sticker Sheet
Other: Adhesives, Walnut ink crystals

”Thankful” Bookmark by Kavitha

 

Kaisercraft Products: Anthology Collection: PP1045 Paper Pad | P2542  Entomology  | CT938 Collectables SS364 sticker sheet |EF284 Embossing folder – Distressed dots

Are you inspired to make your own bookmark? If so please share your creations with us by tagging #kaisergallery on Social Media, or by uploading your creation to Kaisercraft Corner, our own private Facebook Group.  We love to see your work.

Happy Crafting : )

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Anthology Card Making Embossing Folders Full Bloom Layouts

Product Spotlight ~ Embossing Folders Inspiration

June 6, 2018

Embossing folders…do you use them often? Do you have an enviable Embossing Folder collection?  Every month Kaisercraft releases beautiful new embossing folders to coordinate with the two new collections.  This month’s gorgeous Embossing folders are:

EF285 Little Buds and EF284 Distressed Dots

The Design Team was asked to create a project featuring one of these Embossing Folders.  Can you determine which embossing folder they used?

Full Bloom Cards by Kylie Kingham

Embossing folder EF285

Kaisercraft Products: Full Bloom collection- PP1046 Paper Pad, CT939 Collectables, EF285 Little Buds Embossing Folder, IP725 Petal Pink Ink Pad, CD511 White

Other: Heart Punch, Black felt pen

 

 

”Thankful” Layout by Rikki Graziani

Kaisercraft Products: Full Bloom Collection: P2550 Florist | PS529 Frame Cluster Die | PS530 Blooming Rose Gold | PP1046 Paper Pad | CT939 Collectables |EF284 Distress Dots Embossing Folder

Other: Distress Crayons

 

Tag by Renee Aslette

Embossing Folder EF284 Distressed Dots

Kaisercraft Products: Anthology Collection: PP1045 Paper Pad | SS364 Sticker Sheet | CT938 Collectables | EF284 Distressed Dots Embossing Folder | PL505 Pearls – Latte | F652 Mini Paper Blooms – Terracotta | LDB1059 Natural Twine | T321 Acid-Free Craft Glue

Other: Gauze

Love Always Card by Jowilna Nolte


For my card, I used the Little Buds Embossing Folder EF285.
To add some colour and make the embossing stand out more, I inked the top half of my embossing folder with a grey ink, misted with water
and then embossed the tiny floral paper from the paper pad.
Once dry, the embossed pattern was a lot more visible than on the white background of the paper.

Kaisercraft Products: Full Bloom collection- PP1046 Paper Pad |EF285 Little Buds Embossing Folder | P2550 Florist | SS365 Sticker Sheet | F641 Dusty Pink Paper Blooms | CD509 Kraft Card Pack Square
Other: Thread, sewing machine, grey ink, white cardstock

“So Very Grateful” Layout By Alicia McNamara

Kaisercraft Full Bloom Layout with Embossing Folder by Alicia McNamara

Kaisercraft Full Bloom Layout with Embossing Folder by Alicia McNamara

Kaisercraft Full Bloom Layout with Embossing Folder by Alicia McNamara

Kaisercraft Full Bloom Layout with Embossing Folder by Alicia McNamara

Embossing Folder Layout Video Tutorial

Kaisercraft Products: P2558 Garden Bed | P2554 Bloomed | PP1046 Paper Pad | CT939 Collectables | FL627 Flourish Pack | IP725 Petal Pink Ink Pad | SB786 Rose Pearls | EF265 Little Buds Embossing Folder | DD489 Rose Cluster Decorative Die | Other: Cheese Cloth | White Misting Spray

 

“Happy Birthday” Full Bloom Card by Donna Espiritu

Kaisercraft Products: Full Bloom collection- PP1046 Paper Pad | CT939 Collectables | EF285 Little Buds Embossing Folder | IP725 Petal Pink Ink Pad | CD501 Card Pack Square White | F649 Sage, F658 Dusty Pink Mini-Paper Bloom | T321 Acid-Free Craft Glue | T303 Foam Tape

Other: Doily | Thread | Brown and White Glimmer Mist

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Which Kaisercraft Embossing Folder is your favourite?

Share your Embossing Folder creations with us by tagging #kaisergallery or by sharing with our wonderful crafting community, Kaisercraft Corner.

Happy Crafting : )

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4 Helpful Tips for Beginner Paper Crafters

May 30, 2018

We all began this amazing Paper Crafting Hobby at some stage in our lives.  When you are starting from the beginning it is often helpful to gather as many tips as possible to help you create the projects you wish to make.  Today we are dedicating this post to “Tips for Beginners” and the Design Team have collated Four Helpful Tips for those crafters who are just beginning their crafty journey…or anyone else who enjoys learning a helpful tip along the way…

Tips for Beginners #1 – Use a Sketch

“Shine Like the Stars Card” by Cathy McGrath

 

Sometimes to kick start creativity, a sketch can be a great starting place. It can help to plan a design or when you are at a loss for design inspiration, provide the ‘mojo’ you may need in order to move forward. You can follow the sketch as it is, or rotate it or even replace some of the suggested shapes with ones that best suit your project.

Below is a sketch based on the card that I have created using papers from the Stargazer Paper Pad. This sketch could easily be adapted and be used to create a design for a square card. As you can see, some of the elements have been adapted to suit my project.

Kaisercraft Products: Stargazer Collection: PP1044 | SS363 Sticker Sheet | Cardstock – CD101 Coconut |Decorative Die – DD216 Scribble Star | Rhinestones – SB700 Silver|T321 Craft Glue| T302 Mounting Foam

Other: Corner Rounder| Sequins

Tips for Beginners #2 – Create a Focal Point

“To the Moon and Back “layout by Kylie Kingham.

Beginner Tip: Hope to use your photo as a focal point.- Here in my layout you can see I have used three photos, all of the same image. I have printed two slightly smaller and used them more as a background or ‘accessory’to my layout.Even though all 3 images are the same your eye is drawn to the centre image for a few reasons. For one it is obviously larger, but I have also backed my photo with some darker paper and have attached it to my layout with foam dots, giving it that ‘framed’and raised appearance. Even though there is still plenty going on in and around my main photo, that is still the point my eyes are drawn to.

Kaisercraft Products: Stargazer Collection: P2533 Moonlight, P2534 Universe, SS363 Sticker Sheet, PP1044 Paper Pad, CT937 Collectables, DD817 Peony Cluster, DD811 3D Layered Peony, SF901 White, SF916 Navy, SF917 Bluebell, SF920 Sage.

Other: Seguins, Stitching, Hot Glue.

Tips for Beginners #3 – Make the Most of Your Crafty Products

5 Cards Using 1 Embossing Folder – by Renee Aslette

Today, my tip for beginners is to get the most out of the things that you have.

I used Embossing Folder – Constellation EF283. In the video below, I will show you 5 ways I used the same embossing folder.  I then created 5 cards, in a set, using these embossed pieces and the Stargazer Collection.

Tip 1 – Embossing with Cardstock

This is the way most of us use an embossing folder.  Insert the cardstock into the Embossing Folder and put it through the DIYCuts Machine.

Tip 2 – Inking with the Folder on Side 1

For this I used the raised side of the embossing folder.  I then inked that side using Ink Pad – Lagoon IP727.  Then I added the cardstock and ran it through the DIYCuts Machine.

Tip 3 – Embossing Folder & Kaisercraft Art Foam

For this technique I wanted to show how versatile a piece of art foam is.  Not only can it be used for flowers, but you can use it in an embossing folder, and even die cut it.

Place the art foam piece in the embossing folder and run it through the DIYCuts Machine.

Tip 4 – Inking on the Embossing Folder on Side 2

Ink directly onto the Embossing Folder on the Reverse side.  I used Ink Pad – Black IP719. It creates a reverse pattern.

Tips 5 – Using a Brayer and Kaisercraft Paint

This one was a bit of an experiment for myself too.  I have always wanted to try it.  The thing is, if you try different things, sometimes they come off, and other times they turn out great!!!

I added Kaisercraft – Coastal Blue KC020 onto the brayer with a paint brush.  Then roll directly onto the embossing folder.  I did both sides for this one to see which result I liked the best.

Here is the video tutorial to show you how I created each card.

Kaisercraft Products: Stargazer Collection: SS363 Sticker Sheet, PP1044 Paper Pad, CT937 Collectables, EF283 Embossing Folder – Constellation, CD650 Cardstock – Smooth – White, CD511 Card Pack C6 – White, IP727 Ink Pad – Lagoon, SF901 Art Foam – White, IP719 Ink Pad – Black, KC020 Paint – Coastal Blue, DD001 DIYCuts Machine.

Other: Brayer.

Tips for Beginners #4 – Colour Matching

“Live for the Moments You Cant Put into words” Layout by Alicia McNamara

Kaisercraft Tips for Beginners - Colour Matching By Alicia McNamara

My Tip for beginners just starting out in Papercrafting is to colour match your photograph to the papers you are working with.  In this example I have taken the blue and white tones from the colours in the the photograph and tried to choose papers and flowers that match those colours.  Its a very simple technique but I feel it is crucial to making a layout easy to look at.  If your photograph doesn’t match the colours of your papers you can always edit the photo to black and white  or sepia colours.

Kaisercraft Tips for Beginners - Colour Matching By Alicia McNamara

Kaisercraft Tips for Beginners - Colour Matching By Alicia McNamara

Video Tutorial Explaining this Tip:

Kaisercraft Products: P2536 Starry Night | P2539 Astronomy | P2533 Moonlight| SS363 Sticker Sheet | SF916 Navy | SF917 BlueBell | DD492 DIY Flora Gerbera | DD198 Decorative Die – Provincial Flourish | DD793 Decorative Die – Ornate Pack 1 | IP719 Ink Pad – Black | F630 Iceberg Paper Blooms | IT466 Diamond Flourish Template |

Other: Cheesecloth | Black Sewing Thread | White and Blue Misting Sprays | 

We hope you have found these Tips helpful.  Maybe you have a Tip you can add into the comments below that might help someone else on their crafty journey.  We are all continually learning so its nice to be able to stop and share something that might benefit a fellow creator.  The crafting community is one of the best parts of this hobby.  If you havent already joined Kaisercraft Corner our own private Facebook Group you might want to consider it.  You can ask questions, share projects and get lots of inspiration in this group and its full of lots of friendly crafters of all skill levels.  A perfect place to gain some tips…feel free to ask a question, you are bound to receive many helpful answers.

Have a lovely, crafty day : )

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New Release Textured Dies ~ Product Spotlight

May 23, 2018

Textured Dies…whats not to love about them! They add that little bit of extra detail to a project that adds to the “wow factor” as well as being so quick and easy to use.  Today the Design Team are showcasing two new Textured Dies released this month: DD483 Texture ross Cross and DD482 Texture Netting…

DD483 Texture Criss Cross

DD482 Texture Netting

Today’s creative projects feature these dies using the two beautiful May collections…Stargazer and Memory Lane.

“Memory Lane Card ” with Textured Dies ~ By Kavitha

Kaisercraft Products: Art Foam Sheets – Apricot SF905 | Memory lane collection pack  PK582 | Memory Lane Collectables  CT936 | Texture die – Criss cross  DD483

“Dream Big” Layout with Textured Dies ~ By Renee Aslette

For this week’s group post I wanted to show you how you can use the DD483 Decorative Die Texture Criss Cross by cutting it out and then cutting it up and using it on different areas of the layout, rather than using it in one piece.  I used GC102 Glitter Cardstock – Steel.

Here is how the layout turned out!

Kaisercraft Products: Stargazer Collection: P2539 Astronomy | PP1044 Paper Pad | PS527 Galactic – Acetate | CT937 Collectables | GC102 Glitter Cardstock – Steel | DD001 DIYcuts Cutting and Embossing Machine | DD483 Decorative Die – Texture Criss Cross | DD700 Decorative Dies Alphabet Uppercase | SF901 Art Foam – White

Other: Irresistibles – Wedding Dress

 ‘Dream, Love, Believe’ Friendship Tag with Textured Dies ~ By Kylie Kingham

Kaisercraft Products: Memory Lane collection- P2523 Misty Rose, P2526 Villawood, CT936 Collectables, PP1043 Paper Pad, DD482 Texture Netting Decorative Die, IT466 Diamond Flourish Template, F627 Coconut Paper Blooms.

Other: Tim Holtz Tag die, Modeling Paste, Twine

 

” You are my sun, my moon ….” Layout with Textured Dies ~ By Rikki Graziani

Kaisercraft Products: Stargazer Collection: P2534 Universe | P2537 Orbit | PP1044 Paper Pad | CT937 Collectables|DD483 Texture Criss Cross Decorative Die |SF901 White Art Foam

“Love Always” Card with Textured Dies ~ By Alicia McNamara

Kaisercraft Memory Lane Card using Textured Dies by Alicia McNamara

Kaisercraft Memory Lane Card using Textured Dies by Alicia McNamara

Kaisercraft Memory Lane Card using Textured Dies by Alicia McNamara

Kaisercraft Products: PP1043 Paper Pad | DD462 Texture Netting Decorative Die | CT936 Collectables | FL624 Flourish Pack – Beautiful | SS362 Sticker Sheet | IP726 Island Ink | P2531 Lakeside | SF901 Art Foam – White | SF919 Art Foam Lagoon | DD492 DIY Flora Gerbera

Other: Lace

 

“Make A Wish” Card with Textured Dies ~ By Donna Espiritu

Kaisercraft Products: Stargazer Collection: P2537 Orbit | PP1044 Paper Pad | DD462 Texture Netting Decorative Die | SB774 Ice Blue Rhinestones | GC101 Midnight Glitter Cardstock | CD510 Card PAck C6 Black |  T320 Mounting Foam Dots | T321 Acid-Free Craft Glue 

Other: Thread, Black and white Misting Sprays

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We know you love Kaisercraft Decorative Dies, but have you tried some of the new Texture ones? A product that can be repeatedly used on many projects with different paper collections.  Share your Textured Die creations with us by tagging #kaisergallery or by popping your projects into Kaisercraft Corner, our own private Facebook Group.

Happy crafting : )

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Mother’s Day Projects Inspiration

May 9, 2018

“A Mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take”…

For all the Mums out there and those who act as Mothers… You are appreciated, you are loved and you are valued.  You shape our world.

These beautiful projects the Design Team is sharing today are a special tribute to our beautiful Mums, Grandmothers and all those who act like Mothers for us…

“Happy Mother’s Day Card” ~ By Cathy McGrath

Kaisercraft Products: Memory Lane Collection: P2525 Morning Frost | P2528 Mint Blush| Art Foam Sheets – SF901 White| Decorative Die – 3D Layered Dies Layered Peony, DD204 Sketched Heart, DD705 Swirl Flourish, DD907 Butterflies |Mini Clear Stamp – CS916 Occasions |Paper Bloom- F639 Fuchia | Mini Paper Bloom – F656 Fuchia| Cardstock CD114 Forest and CD141 Musk| Pearls – SB794 Snow |T321 Craft Glue| T302 Mounting Foam

Other: Distress Ink | Versafine Ink| Flower| Ink Dauber

‘Altered Notebook’for Mother’s Day ~By Kylie Kingham.

Kaisercraft Products: Memory Lane ~ P2523 Misty Rose, PP1043 Paper Pad, DD811 3D Layered Peony Die, DD805 Perfume Labels Die, DD430 Floral Lace Die, SF901 White, SF908 Blossom, SF920 Sage.

Other: Distress Ink

” Love You To the Moon…. ” Mother’s Day Card ~ By Rikki Graziani

Kaisercraft Products: Stargazer Collection: PP1044 Paperpad | CT937 Collectables  |SB774 Ice Blue Rhinestones | DD815 Sketched Circle Decorative Die | SF901 White Art Foam | SF916 Navy Art Foam

‘Mothers Day Heart Tag’~By Renee Aslette

Kaisercraft Products: Memory Lane CollectionPP1043 Paper Pad | CT936 Collectables | F632 Paper Blooms – Sage | FL624 Wooden Flourish Pack – Beautiful

Other: Twine & Ribbon

‘Heart Mother’s Day Card’ ~ By Tatiana Yemelyanenko

Kaisercraft Products: PP1044 Paperpad | CT937 Collectables  | FL625 Flourish Pack Star&Moon | SB777 Rhinestones – Black | SB713 Pearls – Pearl |  EM407 Mini Pegs | EM433 Pearl String – Pearl

Other: Glitter, Sequins, Beads, Mists, Sparklets

“Grateful” Mother’s Day Layout ~ By Alicia McNamara

Kaisercraft Memory Lane "Grateful" Mother's Day Layout ~ By Alicia McNamara

Kaisercraft Memory Lane "Grateful" Mother's Day Layout ~ By Alicia McNamara

Kaisercraft Memory Lane "Grateful" Mother's Day Layout ~ By Alicia McNamara

Process Video:

Kaisercraft Memory Lane "Grateful" Mother's Day Layout ~ By Alicia McNamara

Kaisercraft Products: P2526 Villawood | P2524 Spring Breeze | P2531 Lakeside | P2523 Misty Rose| PP1043 Paper Pad | CS326 Clear Stamps | FL624 Flourish Pack – Beautiful | CT936 Collectables | IT031 Scallop Lattice Mini Template | IP726 Island Ink Pad | IP724 Bark Ink Pad | SB789 Chino Pearls | LDB1052 Mini Pegs | 

“For Someone Very Special” Mother’s Day Card ~ By Donna Espiritu

Kaisercraft Products: PP1043 Paper Pad | CT936 Collectables | CD509 Card Pack Square

Other: Doily, Thread, Mists

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Mother’s Day is this Sunday in Australia.   Are you creating any hand-crafted Mother’s Day gifts?  Be sure to share them with us by tagging #kaisergallery or popping into Kaisercraft Corner our own private Facebook Group.

Happy Crafting : )

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