Aug 18, 2019

TAKE THE ROAD LESS TRAVELED - Technique Tuesday




hi there!
My friends at Technique Tuesday are having a super fun promotion for the next few days on all their Travel theme stamps and dies, so, i chose to create a fun new spread for my Life Crafted album (Citrus Twist Kits) using their Perfectly Wonderful Stamp set and Snappy Camera Crafting dies.





I pulled a few pictures from our last trip to my native Ecuador and Pinkfresh Studio's Out and About collection to create this page.  Once the background for my page was cut, and the pictures backed with papers from the collection, I decided to start working on the title card.




Using the Perfectly Wonderful stamp set and soft blue ink, the entire card was stamped with travel sentiments from the set.     Then the Snappy Camera Crafting Dies were used to create a few camera die cuts, these were layered on the card.   The title for this page was then stamped on a piece of the paper using the Perfectly Wonderful stamp set and layered on top of the die cuts with foam adhesive.






Using the Snappy Camera Crafty Dies, i cut the "Oh Snap"speech bubble to use as decoration for the second card.   However, i chose to trim the small tail of the bubble and just leave the die cut as a label at  the bottom of the picture.




For the other side of the spread, i used some of the Snappy Camera die cuts to create small clusters  around the picture and journal spot.    One last sentiment from the Perfectly Wonderful Stamp set was added at the bottom of the picture to complete this page.  The following video will show you how it all came together:




I hope this inspires you to visit Technique Tuesday and take advantage of their promotion:

If you’d like to make a project like this, you are going to want to check out the FREE shipping offer from Technique Tuesday. From now through Thursday, 8/22 at midnight PDT, you can get free shipping on the stamps and dies I used, plus all of the other products in the Travel and Recreation section of the Technique Tuesday website. If you already subscribe to the Technique Tuesday newsletters, they sent you the coupon code on Sunday, 8/18. Not a subscriber but want in this special offer? Click here to sign up for their newsletters and they will send a coupon code to you right away!




As always, please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions on how this came together, and visit Technique Tuesday for the cute Snappy Camera Crafting dies and the Perfectly Wonderful Stamp set.

XO



Materials Used (images contain affiliate links)



Technique Tuesday - Memory Keepers Studio - Clear Photopolymer Stamps - Perfectly Wonderful Pinkfresh Studio - Joyful Day Collection - 12 x 12 Double Sided Paper - Fresh Start Pinkfresh Studio - Out and About Collection - 12 x 12 Double Sided Paper - Explore Pinkfresh Studio - Out and About Collection - 12 x 12 Double Sided Paper - New Places Pinkfresh Studio - Out and About Collection - Puffy Stickers Pinkfresh Studio - Out and About Collection - Mixed Embellishment Pack Pinkfresh Studio - Out and About Collection - 12 x 12 Double Sided Paper - Bucket List Ranger Ink - Tim Holtz - Distress Ink Pads - Tumbled Glass

Aug 16, 2019

JUST A LITTLE LOVELY INSPIRATION - Pinkfresh Studio



Hello everyone!
Nathalie with you today bringing you a bit of Just A Little Lovely inspiration.  All the watercolor work on the designs, plus the beautiful illustrations are just perfect to create soft and beautiful pages filled with your memories.


For my first page, i wanted to take advantage of the new Pinkfresh Studio Cutfiles (available soon) and Liquid Watercolors to create a layout all about my husband.




 The new Pinkfresh Studio cut files (available soon) were designed to coordinate with the collections.  For this page, i chose to isolate the floral clusters of the frame cut file and cut them from white cardstock in different sizes.  Only the flowers of the cut out were backed with papers from the collection.



 To create the background of this page, i carefully fussy cut the floral edge of the Hope paper and then attached it to a piece of white cardstock.    Here, a layer of white acrylic paint was added to the background followed by splashes of Liquid Watercolor -i made sure to combine the watercolor to suit the colors in the papers-.




 Assembling the page took no time.   First, i glued the cut outs along the fussy cut edge of the paper.   A few pieces of the collection's paper were used as layers behind the picture, and this was nestled between the cut outs.   With so many embellishments to chose from,it was so easy to add small accents around the page.



 All that was left was to add a title ( the alphas and puffy word stickers in the Just Lovely collection are amazing!!!) and some journaling.  Here is a video that will show you how it all came together:



The combination of the liquid watercolor, the cut files and the Just A Little Lovely collection make the picture just shine in this page.





 For my second project, i combined all the beautiful illustrations from the collection with the Watercolor Fantasy washi tape to create a page all about our baby, Poochie.



 To have the illustrations pop in this page, i chose a soft non-white color for the background (soft blush).   A bit of white acrylic paint was added to the background so that it softens the background followed by splatter of Licorice liquid watercolor.



 First i glued strips  of the b-side of the Hope paper (leftover from my previous project).  I chose to add a bit of the Watercolor Fantasy washi tape to the sides of the strips,so that they give  the illusion of layers and help bring the color of the illustrations together.  These were all secured with a bit of machine stitching.



 The Just Lovely Collection floral designs are a dream to fussy cut, so i cut a few of them from the Around Here and One Fine Day paper.  Once i backed the pictures with pieces from the New Day and Story papers, i started gluing the flowers so that they form a "C" around the paper strip and picture in the page.



 Just a few embellishments were added along the flower clusters - i might need more of those word strip stickers-.   For the title, i mixed the mini alpha stickers with one of the puffy word stickers.  A few enamel dots just complete this page.  The following video will show you how this came together:




I hope these have inspired you to check  the Just A Little Lovely collection.   The soft colors and beautiful designs are just perfect to create  those special pages for your memories.
Thank you for stopping by!
XO




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