Friday, 20 October 2017

FABSCRAPS STUDY BUDDY'S COLLECTION C98 SCRAPBOOK LAYOUT - AWESOME RESULTS

FABSCRAPS STUDY BUDDY'S COLLECTION C98
SCRAPBOOK LAYOUT - AWESOME RESULTS

FOR THIS PROJECT YOU WILL NEED
  • Fabscraps Study Buddy's Collection C98 
  • 12 x 12 Paper Pad PP98 001
  • Homework   C98 006
  • Star Student C98 007
  • Motivation   C98 008
  • Fabscraps Study Buddy's Carders Pack MC98 001A
  • Fabscraps Chipboard Piece - Numbers DC98 005
  • Cardstock -  Navy, blue, green, white
  • Navy chalk ink, green chalk ink
  • Embossing powder
  • Foamiran, stamens and dies for the flowers
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Matt a sheet of white card 9x9 inches onto navy card
  2. Adhere to centre of Homework Paper
  3. Cut another matt of Homework paper 7x7 inches 
  4. Matt this onto blue card 7.5 inches square
  5. Adhere a piece of green card 5.5 inches square at slight angle
  6. Adhere a piece of blue card 5 inches square at slight angle
  7. Matt photo onto paper from the Carders Pack
  8. Adhere with foam pads
  9. Cut a border from the Star Student paper, matt onto blue card
  10. Cut out icons from the Motivation paper, matt onto green card
  11. Start to decorate with the icons and the border
  12. Ink and emboss the chipboard piece, adhere
  13. Make Foamiran flowers, add stamens, adhere with hot glue
  14. All done.
  15. STEP BY STEP
step 1
step 2
step 3
step 4
 SEE MY YOUTUBE VIDEO HERE

MANY THANKS FOR VISITING TODAY
BYE FOR NOW
XXX

Sunday, 15 October 2017

14 CRAFT BAR INSPIRATION FOR OCTOBER How to make carnations

HERE IS THE TUTORIAL FOR THE WHITE CARNATIONS

Please follow the tutorial below.

YOU WILL NEED
White and green foamiran, cocktail stick, stencils, scissors, ball tool, foam sponge, brown ink and applicator, iron and hot glue gun.

Foamiran - WHITE
Foamiran 001-WHITE


Stencil 01

Modelling Tools - set of 4
STEP 1
Gather supplies 

STEP 2
Take the white foam, stencil and a cocktail stick, fold foam in half and trace around the flowers with the cocktail stick, I used four flowers per each finished carnation, cutting two at a time.

STEP 3
Cut out all your flowers, you will need four per size if you want to make four flowers in different sizes

STEP 4
Take scissors and cut off the edges with a frill

They should look like this
   
STEP 5
Now take the green foamiran, stencil and cocktail stick and draw around the leaf shape

STEP 6
Cut out all your leaves, I used three per flower

STEP 7
Using the cocktail stick and a hot iron (no steam) heat flower for a few seconds on medium heat

STEP 8
Whilst still hot, roll and squeeze the flower between your fingers

They should look like this, from the iron to squished

STEP 9
Do the same with the leaves

Your leaves should look like this
  
STEP 10
Now using your ball tool, squish the centers of the flowers into the foam 

Squish each layer one at a time


Your flowers should look like this

STEP 11
Now add a small dot of hot glue between all the layers

STEP 12
Lightly ink the leaf edges in brown ink

 STEP 13
Hot glue the leaves to the back of the carnation


Like this

Your finished carnations should look like this


This month we are starting our very first challenge at 
14 CRAFT BAR 
We will have a challenge every month starting on the 14th and active till 10th of the next month.
Our challenge theme is and always  will be:
Anything goes with foamiran flowers!

To play along with us you do not need to use products from our store, 
but if you do use any, please tell about them in your post. 
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We will announce the winner and top 3 on 14th next month with a new challenge.
Top 3 chosen by our D.T and one lucky winner chosen randomly

We also have a prize for the winner:
€25 to use in our store 

Share our challenge with your friends and other crafters 
Why not to grab our badge?

MANY THANKS for following along today.
Bye For Now
xxx


Friday, 13 October 2017

FABSCRAPS FRIDAY DESIGN TEAM REVEAL - WILD BEAUTY C101 COLLECTION - Make Your Dreams Happen

FABSCRAPS
WILD BEAUTY COLLECTION - C101
Layout - Make Your Dreams Happen
MAKE YOUR DREAMS HAPPEN FABSCRAPS BLOG


FOR THIS PROJECT YOU WILL NEED
  • Fabscraps Wild Beauty Collection paper range  C101
  • Fabscraps Chipboard piece - Make Your Dreams Happen
  • Fabscraps Carders Pack MC101 001A 
  • Fabscraps Stickers ST 101 001

INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Matt square photo in white, green then purple card
  2. Matt a pretty 6 x 6 inch paper onto green then purple card
  3. Matt a 6 x 9 inch paper onto purple card, adhere to background
  4. Adhere the matted 6 x 6 inch paper on the top to one side
  5. Adhere matted photo on top of this slightly off center
  6. Emboss the chipboard piece and adhere onto green card
  7. Start to decorate with a tag from the carders kit
  8. Cut out two border strips of green/purple card, adhere
  9. Add stickers to borders 
  10. Add a sticker to side of photo
  11. Die cut some branches, doilies and dandelion heads, adhere
  12. Make some flowers, attach with hot glue, add in some leaves.
ITEMS FROM MY STASH
Card stock in purple, white and green
Pearl white card
Black embossing powder
Die cuts - dandelions, pine branches and small doily.
TUTORIAL









Many thanks for visiting today
Bye for Now
xxx

Thursday, 12 October 2017

GECKO GALZ DESIGN TEAM REVEAL CARD - OCTOBER CHALLENGE - BUMP IN THE NIGHT - Life is a sweet song - 12th October

Morning everyone and welcome to my blog and the latest
GECKO GALZ DESIGN TEAM REVEAL
OCTOBER CHALLENGE - BUMP IN THE NIGHT
GECKO GALZ BLOG


PRODUCTS USED
Dark Arts Digital Collage Set

CHARMING WORDS COLLAGE SET

SPRING AWAKENING PAPERS

FROM MY STASH
Cardstock - white, green, maroon and black, hand made foam flowers, stamens, pearl string, chalk inks to colour leaves and flowers.
YOUR FREE STAMP



Many thanks for visiting today, bye for now
xxx