Tuesday, August 23, 2016

The end of a perfect day- Blue Fern Studios Seaside Cottage

This is my third layout this month for the Blue Fern Studios Blog and I used the Regalia paper from the Seaside Cottage Collection.

I loved creating texture behind my photo by using cheese cloth which I glued with soft gel. I also used Blue Fern Studios blooms and shells like in my other layouts

To mat the photo I used a couple of pieces from the calling cards paper. I also used the "Seaside Charms" and "The end of a perfect day" title to embellish the layout. I embossed them with the Sea Mist embossing powder.

Blue Fern Studios Seaside Cottage Collection 
Blue Fern Studios Seaside charms chipboard
Blue Fern Studios The end of a perfect day
Blue Fern Studios embossing powder sea mist
Blue Fern Studios seaside lilies 
Prima Color Bloom 2- Fairy Pond blue and Dragonfly blue
Blue Fern Studios flowers
Prima Finnabair white gesso
Prima Finnabair light paste
Prima Finnabair soft gloss gel
The Crafters Workshop stencil
Cheese cloth

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Saturday, August 20, 2016

By The Sea- Blue Fern Studios Seaside Cottage Collection

Here is my second layout for this month's post on the Blue Fern Studios Blog. I used the Voyage paper from the Seaside Cottage collection.

I actually cut the background paper in half and  connected the two edges in the middle so the sail boat would be in the center. Then I used some paste and stencils to create some wave like pattern to cover the seam.

I used the large Blue Fern Flourish chipboard to give the photo some wave-like movement. I embossed the flourish with Sea Mist embossing powder.
As a title I used part of the calling cards paper and then added some Seaside Lilies, roses and other Blue Fern Studios blooms. I also added shells of course.

Blue Fern Studios Seaside Cottage Collection
Blue Fern Studios large Blue Fern flourish
Blue Fern Studios flowers
Blue Fern Studios sea mist embossing powder
Blue Fern Studios seaside flowers
The Crafters Workshop stencil
Prima Finnabair light paste
Prima Finnabair white gesso
Prima Finnabair  Art Ingredients copper micro-beads
Prima Color Bloom sprays- Soft teal and tea stain 
Prima Finnbair soft gloss gel
Prima tassle
Prima say it in crystals
Prima resin birds
cheese cloth

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Thursday, August 18, 2016

Calm-- Blue Fern Studios Seaside Cottage collection

Hi Everyone!!
I was thrilled to receive the new Seaside Cottage collection. 
I love the beach and being near the ocean. It's my ideal vacation and I go there any chance I get. 
I don't live near the ocean, but whenever I go, I love taking photos on the beach and near the water.
I also love collecting shells and then using them on my projects.
I've created three beach themed layouts this month for Blue Fern Studios.

Here is the first one. The other ones will be posted on my blog within the next few days!!

I used the Embark paper  from the Seaside Cottage collection for the background. I stencilled it with a "fish scale" looking pattern with a FabScraps stencil. Then I sprayed it with blue ink.

The Seaside Frame and Flourish were embossed with Blue Fern Studios Oatmeal embossing powder. Then I gave it some blue touch-ups. The calm title was painted in blue and then covered in clear glittery stickles.

Finally, I added Blue Fern Studios flowers and some seashells I collected during one of my trips.

Blue Fern Studios Seaside Cottage collection
Blue Fern Studios Seaside flourish
Blue Fern Studios Seaside frame
Blue Fern Studios Seaside flowers
Blue Fern Studios flowers
Blue Fern Studios oatmeal embossing powder
Prima Finnabair Light paste
Fab Scraps fish scale stencil
Prima Color Bloom 2: firefly blue and fairy pond
Prima Say it in crystals
Clear stickles
Tim Holtz Distress embossing ink

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Monday, August 15, 2016

Tribal Face Cavas-- Guest Designer for The Crafter's Workshop

Hi Everyone
Its Keren Tamir here and I'm over the moon excited to be a guest designer for The Crafters Workshop this month.
I love The Crafters Workshop stencils and I used them in many of my projects and when I teach classes.
Today I created a Tribal Face on a 8x8 canvas. Here it is below:
I used many different stencils and I've attached a step by step video tutorial below:

Here are also some close-ups of my canvas:
Butterfly Collage Stencil 6x6
Solid butterflies Stencil 12x12
4 Feathers 6x6 Stencil
Many Faces 12x12 stencil
Crackle 6x6 stencil
DeSerres 8x8 Gallery Canvas
Pebeo Fluorescent Acrylic paint
Pebeo Shimmery Acrylic paint
Prima Finnabair White and black Gesso
Prima Finnabair Modelling paste
Masking tape
Prima Water-color pencils: red, pink and white
Posca Acrylic markers: black, white,
Faber-Castell Black Gelato
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Friday, August 12, 2016

Poppies- Mixed Media Canvas for 7 Dots Studio

I created this 6x12" mixed media canvas for the 7 Dots Studio blog using their Homegrown collection.
I gave this canvas as a teacher's gift for my daughter's teacher.

Although its hard to tell, I used the Homegrown-Attic paper for the background. The paper has poppies and red splatters. The poppies were painted in red acrylic paint to match the other poppies on the canvas. However I left the red splatters intact, and although they look like real paint splatters they are actually part of the page. You can see the red splatters in the background below.

The large poppies were created using light modelling paste. Once dry I painted them in red and added black and white accents. The small poppies and stems were created using the UmWowStudio poppy pod stencil. I dragged the stencil down the to create the longer stems.

7 Dots Studio Homegrown clear stamp
Ranger black archival ink
Prima Finnabair Light paste
Dyan Reavley's acrylic paint- red
Prima red trim- net
Faber-Castell PITT big brush pen-black
White molotow acrylic marker
Prima Finnabair Heavt white gesso
Prima Finnabair clear gesso
Prima Finnabair soft matte gel
Turquoise acrylic paint

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