Friday, 17 November 2017

Gratitude cards - CAS-ual Fridays challenge

Hello my dear crafty friends and welcome to our new CAS-ual Fridays challenge!
 This week we challenge  you to make thanks cards or any other thanks project.
We really hope to see you playing with us and we are waiting to see your projects.


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CAS-ual Fridays stamps and dies used:
Be stamp set
Smiling Fri- dies




There are no genre restrictions for this challenge. Link up your clean and simple designs or layer it on -- the choice is yours.  Make sure to link back to this blog post and include the graphic below in your post for consideration of being chosen a winner.
What are your playing for? 10 winning entries will be highlighted on this blog each Thursday before a new challenge is set to go live the next day.  In addition, Michele has generously offered up a $25 gift certificate to the overall winner at CAS-ual Friday stamps. And if that weren't enough, if the chosen winner has used CAS-ual Friday stamps and/or dies as the main focus in the card, that gift certificate will increase to $50.



So don't wait! Play with us and you can be our WINNER!

Loving thougths with Topflight stamps

Hello my dear crafty friends!
Irit is here again and this week we were challenged to make project with stamps from the most gorgeous Carabelle Studio that you can find in our Topflight Stamps shop.
Each and every stamp set from this company is totally unique and fit for any Mixed Media project, scrapbooking or pretty simple cardmaking.
So here is my Mixed Media card made with  one single stamp set " as is"- I used each and every stamp in the set in different techniques.





The basic background was made with one artistic stencil and texture paste.
Then the background color was added with mists  and the main image was stamped with clear embossing ink and heat embossed with black embossing powder.
The butterflies were stamped over the thick cardstock in the same way and then hand cut  and added with 3d foam  glue over the card.
The sentiment was stamped with white embossing powder over black cardstock  and just a few rhinestones  were added to finish this card.
As  you can see this can be made with totally different colors of mists. If you are in this pink or purple mood you can do this card pink and purple. If you are in this fall kind of mood it can be done orange and  deep red and green. Just pick the color and it's done in no time.
Just remember to jump to our Topflight Stamps shop and to grab this delicious stamp set.


 Stamp set used to make this card:
Loving thoughts 

Thanks for being here today with me and see you next Friday with another stamped inspiration.
And if you want to see more of my work you are kindly invited to my own blog.

Thursday, 16 November 2017

Collect Beautiful Moments shadow box with Penelope collection

Hello my dear crafty friends! Irit is here today and I welcome you to my new craft tutorial made with a video tutorial.
Shadow box with Irit Shalom


 This shadow box is very easy to make and it can be used as a real gift box or as a gift card holder or even as a photo frame.
Just make one or many with the most gorgeous BoBunny new released Penelope collection as as you can see this project has no Mixed Media products or hard to get ones. On the other hand even if you only have this paper collection and a few BoBunny embellishments you can make this beauty in a really short time.
This is how it looks when opened:


 One side is just the embellished side and it should be pretty flat if you want to close the box after all.
The  deep box side is embellished just a bit as we want it to be ready for the small gift or photo or whatever you wish to add inside.


 As you can see the left inside has some depth, but not too much.

 The box right side has the space for anything  you want to add  inside.

 Here is another close- up to the left box side.
I used wooden heart shape, some hand cut from the cardstock flowers and a couple of die cut pieces (the parts of the larger die cut frame from Ever after cards dies.
 The cover was embellished with the same hand cut flowers, die cut leaves and some paper and fabric flowers with the add on of the wooden birdcage and some rhinestones.

You can see all steps on this video link HERE:

And also the products list was added to the video, I add it here again  for the easier  future use.
BoBunny products used to make this project:
Penelope collection 12*12'' cardstock: Moments, Abbey, Grace, Laugh, Live
Ever After card dies
Lovely Leaf dies
Double Dot Aqua jewels
Double Dot Emerald jewels
Licorice jewels
Heart wood shapes
Birdcage wood shapes


Thanks for being here with me today and for watching my video. I am still on my learning curve, but I think it's easy to understand tutorial and hope you would try to make the similar project some day.

Merry Christmas door hanger with Tando : Anything goes with Tando


Hello my dear crafty friends!
Welcome to my Anything goes weekly project here on Tando  blog.
I made the fancy, shabby style Christmas door hanger.
   


This Tando door hanger was covered with DecoArt Media line paints and mediums over the texture paste
 masked snowflakes images (mostly seen on the handle on the top).
Large grid chipboard piece was painted with gesso and some crackle paste and added as the middle layer .
Then the embellishment cluster was made from cardstock, flowers, clay frame and metal trinket.



 I also enter this project to some web challenges:

Addicted to stamps and more- Holidays


IamRoses- Anything goes challenge with their products- all flowers

Believe in Fantasy Mixed Media canvas

Hello my dear crafty friends!
This is my second art piece made this month just for some web challenges.
I used Lindy's Stamp Gang mists from November challenge to make this piece and this is the first challenge I add thei canvas for.




Lindy's Stamp Gang November challenge
Sprays used:
Urban Amethyst, Tweedle Dee Denim, Steampunk Sepia, Grab a Guy Gold and King Midas Gold embossing powder



 Country view challenges - Stencils
 Non card challenges- Bingo
I picked the diagonal- Digital picture,Mask, Flowers line
 

Memories Door canvas

Hello my dear crafty friends!
This canvas is a first of a few Mixed Media projects made  this month just for some web challenges.
So this is my door shaped Memories canvas and it's also perfect notebook cover (if I decide to add it over the same size notebook or journal). I made over the stencilled canvas with chipboards  hand made door over. I used a lot of stencils over the piece and a huge mix of mediums, paints, waxes and mists.
More then Dusty Attic chipboards there are a clay mold piece, a few metal pieces, Prima and other flowers.







I enter this  piece to Dusty Attic November challenge
November Challenge 2017

I also enter this piece to Mixed Media and Art November challenge. I was inspired by the colors of the lower left spot,texture on the midlle circle and general mood of grunge and vintage looks.It sure is a kind of misterious door to our precious memories.

November challenge "Mysterious"

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Everyone is unique with Magenta


Hello my dear crafty friends!
Irit is here today and I am going to share my small stamped altered wooden box.



This is actually a package I used from BoBunny wooden shapes and it's totally perfect to be altered with small stamps and a sentiment.
First the box was painted with simple acrylic paint.
Then I stamped one single stamp with three women images and hand cut them. The images were stamped over Magenta patterned paper, so there was totally no need for any coloring inside the images.
I stamped using black pigmented ink and heat embossed it with clear embossing powder.



Two  sheets of Magenta cardstock was used from both sides.
First I made the purple square matting to fit each square box spot. Then I die cut some small doilies to make the second layer in each box. The stamped image were glued with 3d foam glue in three spots of the box.
Magenta sentiment I wanted to use here was perfect, but too big for the last square inside the box. So I cut the author's name and the upper word " always" and it's still the best sentiment that fits three different women's images. It just means that nobody is unique and everyone is pretty much unique after all.
The box was embellished on the corner with a cluster made from silk and paper flowers with  die cut from the same paper leaves and one more flower was added over the upper right stamped face.


 
This last photo was made to show the depth of the box and the 3d effect.
*****

Produits Magenta utilisés:
Magenta products used:


07.902
37.148.K
ME164

ME237




I really hope that you liked my small recycled project made with the perfect Magenta products. 
See you in two weeks again and thanks for being here with me.
Irit Shalom - DT Magenta


  

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