19/04/2018

Lovely Day - Prima Marketing


Moikka! Last but not least Creativation project! A layout using Vintage Floral collection together with some TJ products. Even though the collection is done for Traveler's Journal, it's also perfect for scrapbooking or cardmaking. More Prima TJ products here (link) and if you are keen on seeing just Vintage Floral, click here (link).


I absolutely adore this Vintage Floral collection! The paper designs are so beautiful and the color palette is awesome with the hint of mint! This page is done with one of my definite favorite papers from the collection. 

The photo in the layout is taken in Berlin, in the garden of Charlottenburg castle. The palace and the blooms seemed so appropriate for this collection. I mixed in some Traveler’s Journal products as well to embellish the page.

Thank you for your visit! Have a great day!


Materials:

848729 – Vintage Floral “Pink Promises”
848743 – Vintage Floral “Parallel Minds” 
599775 – Traveler’s Journal Floral Ephemera 
599942 – Traveler’s Journal washi tapes
599935 – Traveler’s Journal washi tapes
965259 – Paper Texture Paste 
912345 – Julie Nutting Pen Set
965945 – Mechanicals 
963385 – Mechanicals Mini Knobs 
584269 – Tropicals watercolors


Materials: Prima Marketing, A Flair for Buttons

18/04/2018

Cherry Blossom cards - Prima Marketing


Continuing with the Creativation projects! Yesterday it was a layout, today two cards and tomorrow I share the final layout and then they all are blogged! These cards are made using the Cherry Blossom collection (link).

As you can see, I went really minimalistic with these cards. Can you believe that I didn’t use any mediums in these? There’s just a simple faux stitch line going around the edge, nothing more. This gives the wonderful background paper a good chance to shine. I really feel I overdid myself with these in a way. Totally a different style and totally without mediums!

Thank you for stopping by today! 


Materials: 

848415 – Cherry Blossom “Vivid Patterns”
848408 – Cherry Blossom “Transformation”
597863 – Cheery Blossom Tags 
631093 – Cherry Blossom flowers


Materials: Prima Marketing, Elizabeth Craft Designs

17/04/2018

You are brilliant - Prima Marketing


Moikka! Be prepared for some Creativation overload! I'm finally sharing all the remaining Creativation projects one after another! That is two layouts and two cards using various collections. Sharing them feels a bit silly as there's newer collections from Prima already, but as these projects haven't been blogged yet, I think I ought to anyway.

This first layout is done using Amelia Rose. You can see the collection here (link) at Prima's site. I love how Amelia Rose is at the same time really floral and so modern! I used the modern side of the collection in this page about my older daughter. I painted a circle with gesso to draw the eye in to the photo and used the same circle theme to embellish the page as well.

Thank you for your visit today! Have a sweet Tuesday! 


Materials: 

848248 – Amelia Rose “A little bit of Ink” 
848194 – Amelia Rose “Write Me Soon”
848262 – Amelia Rose “Dotty”
596774 – Amelia Rose SIIC
596873 – Amelia Rose Puffy Stickers
596682 – Amelia Rose Romantique stickers
596675 – Amelia Rose chipboards
596767 – Amelia Rose Stay Curious stickers
961374 – Heavy Gesso White


Materials: Prima Marketing, Sharpie

16/04/2018

Altered palette - Wow Embossing Powder


Hello and happy Monday! It's again a new week. What better way to start it than share something new? This palette is first of its kind but I bet it's not the last. First you ask - first I used almost only embossing powders to color the project! 

I'm in a spring or even summer kind of mood and going for flowers and candy colors all the time. For this post I created something with flowers, yes, but the color scheme isn't the most summery of them all. I actually first thought to use white gesso instead of black... but I just love how the black really lets the metallic touches shine and shows the colors! 


Can you believe that all the colors in the palette are created with embossing powders and foil? On top of those I only used black gesso and silver wax, but all the turquoise and green shades are of embossing powders!  

I created a step by step tutorial to this piece. If you want to see the steps, please visit Wow's blog here (link)


This kind of project needs some time and patience, but the end result is quite striking, don't you think? Like I said, the black background really makes the colors and shine pop. 

Thank you for stopping by today! I hope you find this post inspiring! Ta ta for now! 


Wow products used in this craft: 

Fab Foil - Bright Silver
Fab Foil - Ice Blue
Bonding Powder
Mariposa stamp set
Wow embossing ink 
Silver Stratosphere embossing glitter
Metalline Kiwi Krush embossing powder
Oceanic embossing powder
Heather embossing powder
Metallic Silver embossing powder
Melt-It Foil cups
Melt-It powder
Buttons mould
Sparkles - Santorini
Sparkles - Stroke of Midnight
heat tool 


Materials: Wow Embossing Powder, Prima Marketing

15/04/2018

Vintage Floral tag - Prima Marketing


Sweet and pleasant Sunday! Here's another Creativation project finally shared - a layered tag using Vintage Floral collection. I love the tones of that collection! The collection is actually done for Traveler's Journals and Planners, but as it has 12x12 papers, you can also use it to scrapbooking. You can see some sneaks and inspiration from this post (link) in old Prima's blog.

As the collection is done to TJ, you can easily embellish the projects using the Traveler’s Journal products. In this tag I layered some of the ephemera on top of each other and then added the cluster to a base cut from one of the Vintage Floral papers. The pale blue and mint are a perfect match to the tea colored neutrals for a fresh summer look!

Have a great start to the new week! Thank you for stopping by today! 


Materials: 

848699 – Vintage Floral “The Good News” 
848712 – Vintage Floral “Misty Fields”
Xxxxxx – Vintage Floral “Pink Promises”
599775 – Traveler’s Journal Floral Ephemera 
599782 – Traveler’s Journal Favorites Ephemera 
584696 – Doilies

Materials: Prima Marketing, A Flair for Buttons


14/04/2018

Summer awaits - 7 Dots Studio


Hello there and sweet Saturday! I was talking yesterday about tutorials as it's crafty time weekend so what way better to continue than to share another tutorial! This one is done for 7 Dots Studio.

Are you planning on summer vacation? We haven’t decided yet where we would love to go. I guess this year the budget restricts us flying but we might take the ferry to Stockholm or train to Saint Petersburg or then just travel inside Finland. We’ve visited Stockholm several times, but that’s always nice city to visit. None of us in the family has ever been to Russia so it would be the first. And there’s also a lot to see in homeland as well. 


I made this page summer in mind while pondering what to do. In the picture I used my girls are eagerly waiting to get going – we’re heading for a ferry to take us to Tallinn. I’ve lately been drawn to combination of turquoise or blue and yellow so I used the same scheme in here and mixed different collections together. I took step pictures while working so if you want to see how I made the layout, please see the steps below! 
  

Step 1. I started by making the background paper layers. I cut a piece from the “Sticky Notes” sheet and cut the edge with a notebook punch. Then I tore pieces of the “Board Games” paper and adhered the little pieces as well as the notebook edged paper to “Underpaper” sheet. I added a couple of staples for a grungy look.


Step 2. More paper details! I cut the sun from the “Sunrise” sheet and some film strips from “Vignette” and adhered them to the page. Both patterns go great to a summer page, don’t you think? 


Step 3. Bring the mediums. Next I added some yellow and minty watercolor to the layers as well as some stamping using black ink. I used the star stencil two times – first with yellow ink and then with modeling paste. 


Step 4. Then I clustered some papers and added those to the page using foam dots. I also added the photo on top using the same dots. This brings a lovely dimensional look to the layout. 


Step 5. First embellishments are in. I added a flair button near the photo and some triangular chipboard shapes along the composition. 


Step 6. I finished the page with some stickers from Paint Chips collection. I also sprinkled some epoxy stickers here and there to balance the composition. 


Thank you for your visit today! Wishing you great time planning those summer adventures! And a lot of inspiration for the weekend! 


Materials from 7 Dots Studio: 

Cotton Candy Dreams – Star stencil 
Homegrown – Clear Stamp set 
Dreamscapes – Chipboard 
Um Wow Studio – Writer’s Block Written flair


Materials: 7 Dots Studio, Prima Marketing, Ranger, Um Wow Studio

13/04/2018

Easy metallic butterflies cards - Prima Marketing


Hello there and great Friday! It's weekend soon again! So perfect time to check out some tutorials and think what to do during the crafty time! 

These super easy butterfly cards are one of the projects I did for the Finnabair at Michaels site. These are made for the 101 section (link), which is meant for beginners but there's also videos (link) and more complicated tutorials (link).

Underneath are the steps but you can upload the tutorial as a picture from the Finnabair at Michaels site, too. 

Thank you for visiting! Have a great start to the weekend! 


step 1. Gather your supplies.


step 2. Stamp some butterflies to the card. 


step 3. Use the Metallique paints to color the butterflies.


step 4. Finish the cards with some splashes and hand-written greetings in the back.
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