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Saturday, 22 September 2018

The Glittery Hands I Love Tea Coaster


Hello all

I altered a cork tea coaster which is one of the items from The Glittery  Hands  Box 



Write out the words you want onto the coaster using strong glue.
Sprinkle over with the Rainbow Glitter Mix and shake off the excess into a tray
Let it set before decorating with different coloured gems.



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Friday, 21 September 2018

The Glittery Hands Box Rainbow Sequins Card

Hello all

I have a super sparkly rainbow card to share.



i painted the front of the card black and once it had dried off, I flicked different mist sprays over the top. Next i sported out the sequins into the colours i needed and then  glues them onto the card  in rows of colour like a rainbow.


I then used a white ball pen to write on a greeting.




Thursday, 20 September 2018

ScraPerfect Shaker Bookmarks Flowers

Hi all

Would you like to learn how to make these fun shaker clips?
Tutorial is below.







  Start off by cutting out the pieces using a nesting die. Cut the base and top out first and then place a smaller die into the center to create a frame. Cut out two from craft foam and one from card.


 Glue the foam pieces together and then glue them to the base using Best Glue Ever. Once the glue has dried, fill the box up with sequins and micro beads.



Seal the box over with acetate and then glue the patterned paper frame over the top.



Decorate each one, i added small letters and gems to the clips. I then glued them onto large paperclips and placed some tape over the back to hold the clips in place while the glue sets.


Saturday, 15 September 2018

Artful Days Altered Steampunk Sewing Hoop

Hello all

I have an altered sewing hoop to share using products available at Artful Days 




Products used 






Assorted Paper Flowers


Coat all the MDF pieces in white gesso and then paint the cogs with the red rust paste and leave to dry. Take the Roman Clock and paint it with a light sage green acrylic paint and once that has dried apply crackle glaze over the top and leave to set. Take the Vintage MDF word and paint with texture sand paste and once that has set, paint over the top in turquoise. 



Fot the hoop paint the whole thing with burnt senna acrylic paint as the under coat and then paint on texture sand paste in random sections. Once dry paint these sections with turquoise. Next paint the rest of the sections with the dark brown rust paste and once this has dried go over the top with a light coat of the red rust paste.


Glue a large MDF wheel to the steampunk papers and cut to fit. and then glue the Roman Clock to the center followed by the word. Add paper flowers and small embellishments around the clock  face.





Layer the cogs together and add flowers to finish off the piece.


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Thursday, 13 September 2018

The Blank Page Muse Summer Surf Mixed Media Tag

Hello all

I have a very summery tag to share using bright colours and the new surfboard stamp by The Blank Page Muse.



Products used




Assorted Ink Pads
Assorted Mist Sprays
Embossing Powder
Modelling Paste 
Card
Gems, pearls and other small embellishments.




Start of by using three mist sprays and spraying on the ink in bands of colour.


Apply a stencil mask using modelling paste and then sprinkle over the top with embossing powder.


Heat the powder until it has set and the modelling paste has dried. Next tack a mixture of texture stamps and stamp them randomly around the tag.


Stamp out the surfboard stamp and flip flops onto card and spray with inks to add colour. Once this has dried cut it out and adhere to tag.



Stamp out the sentiment onto card and ink before cutting out and adding to the tag.


Finish the tag off by adding a variety of embellishments. 




Saturday, 8 September 2018

The Glittery Hands Box Rainbow Shaker Planner Clip

Hello all

Who loves planners? well i tried and failed but i do love all the fancy stationery that comes with it so i have this super fun rainbow shaker planner clip to share which i made using this month's Glittery Hands Craft Box.



Use two small circle nesting dies and place the smallest into the center of the larger one. Secure with washi tape and then cut out two frames from craft foam and one from patterned paper.  Now take the small die out of the middle and then cut one from patterned paper for the base. Next cut out a circle from acetate for the top and that is all the pieces for the shaker box.
To put it together glue the two foam frames together and then glue those to the paper base.  Allow the glue to dry before adding sequins and glitter. 


Next seal the box with the acetate top and then glue the frame cut from patterned paper to the top to neaten it off.
Take the shaker box and use a strong adhesive to glue it onto a jumbo paper clip, Secure the back with washi tape while the glue sets.
Gather up a selection of brightly colored gems and glue them around the frame of the planner clip to finish off the project. 

Thursday, 6 September 2018

Canvas Corp Brands Mixed Media Art Journal Grungy Flower

Hi all

I am back with this nature themed art journal page using Canvas Corp Brands products.


Glimmer Mist Pistachio https://shop.canvascorpbrands.com/products/pistachio-glimmer-mist-2oz

Glimmer Mist Chocolate Brown 
https://shop.canvascorpbrands.com/collections/tattered-angels-brown-and-neutral-paints/products/chocolate-brown-baseboard-2oz

Glimmer Mist Lobster
https://shop.canvascorpbrands.com/collections/red-mists/products/lobster-glimmer-mist-2oz

Baseboard Mist Paint Baby Girl Pink
https://shop.canvascorpbrands.com/collections/tattered-angels-pink-paints/products/baby-girl-pink-baseboard-2oz

Baseboard Mist paint  Vine
https://shop.canvascorpbrands.com/collections/tattered-angels-green-paints/products/vine-baseboard-2oz

Architextures Junque pack Warehouse
https://shop.canvascorpbrands.com/collections/architextures-junque/products/architextures-junque-pack-attic







Paint page with white gesso and the tear up some printed tissue paper and glue it around the edge of the page.



Spritz with Pistachio Glimmer mist and leave to dry.





Cover a piece of ephemera with a stencil using modeling paste abd set to one side while it sets.



Paint over page with green acrylic paint.



Go back to the ephemera and spray on chocolate and inchworm mists. 





Glue the ephemera onto the page.



Add texture paste around the edges and then cut a strip of corrugated metal from the Architextures pack and adhere to page. 



Spray texture paste with brown and red mists.





Cut out a flower  from the mixed media sheets and colour in with inks. Adhere this to the page and then decorate with gem and mini words