Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Twist & Pop Card


Twist & Pop this Christmas 

August 23, 2016
Hi  papercrafters
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This month I have a FABULOUS card tutorial to share with you, I am really excited about this one! I have been having so much fun with ‘Christmas Wishes’ – a stunning contemporary Christmas Collection. It is just perfect for this card! 
It is  not a difficult card to make if you follow my video tutorial, after all you stop and start and work at your own pace.
I promise that you will amaze your family and friends. I love this card!
In the video I show you how to make the card base and then speed things up as I decorate it, showing you some tips and tricks along the way! 

Twist and Pop Card

The front…..
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The inside that twists and pops!
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The video that shows you how YOU can make this special card!

Kaisercraft Products Used: ‘Christmas Wishes’ Collection; PP1003 Paper Pad | CT862 Collectables | P2144 pink Poinsettia |  GC107 Golden | DD388 Decorative Die Poinsettia | DD935 Die & Stamp Set Flourish Baubles | SB701 Rhinestones soft pink | T325 Glue Runner | T327 Embossing Tool | T328 Paper Creaser | T330 Die Release Tool |
Other products used: Velcro Paper Dot | Gold Embossing Powder | Glitter | Spray Adhesive | Fixative Spray | Sparkle Mist | Embossing ink pad | Kindy Glitz.
 I do hope you have a go and give someone a special surprise this Christmas …… if you do, have fun and let me know how you go!!

Monday, 22 August 2016

Christmas Wishes Card

Hi there papercrafters

I made this center step card using the Christmas Wishes Collection from Kasiercraft. I also decorated the inside for a very special card, popping some of the trees from the Collectables!





Hope you like!

Happy Crafting

Collette

Saturday, 20 August 2016

Christmas Wishes wall Display

I must say I do love Christmas ornaments and it is well know that if someone asks me what I would love as a gift, I always say a Christmas ornament!
I love decorating the tree. Each year I unwrap my treasure and happy memories of the person who gave it to me come flooding back. For me, as well as being my Christmas tree, it is also my memory tree!
Although my three beautiful ornaments could stand alone as stunning gifts, I decided to do a wall display that I could take out each year and hang for some sparkling Christmas cheer!
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I started by selecting the papers for each window. On one of the scenes I used a Kaisercraft snowflake template and texture past, while the paste was still wet I sprinkled with glitter ….. after all it is Christmas!
Once these were marked up and cut to size I painted the frame with Kaiser paint in white.  A few coats gave a lovely crisp finish. I then stuck the decorative papers cut earlier in position and stuck the frame down.
Now the fun part!!
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For this little vignette, I placed a gorgeous photo of Abbey on a matt and decorated with collectables and stickers. ‘
The reindeer and sleigh are from the ‘Wooden Flourish Sleigh Scene’ – aren’t they simply gorgeous? I spritzed the wooden items with white Kaisermist to soften their look and sprinkled with micro fine gold glitter.
Kaisercrafts new release Pearl string in gold  were perfect for the reigns.
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In this little vignette, I cut a second Santa out and popped him up. You cannot see the effect so well here but it is wonderful and three dimensional.
I love how that little collectable diamond looks so real …. if only!!
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The Christmas bauble is my favourite ornament. After painting it white I covered the edge in rhinestones.
The gold foil that sits in the background catches the light beautifully! Did I tell you that you get two ornaments in each pack?
I will definately be making the additions into gifts and rhinestones will feature loudly!
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          I painted the ‘XMAS’ title with Kaisercrafts gold paint. It is a beautiful paint; such a beautiful shimmery colour!
While it was still wet I sprinkled on some micro fine glitter ….. of course!
Kaisercraft Products Used: SB2397 Collage Photo Frame | SB2435 Snowflake Decoration | SB2434 Bauble Decoration | SB2437 Xmas Word Decoration |  FL573 Wooden Flourish Scene – Sleigh Scene | IT915 Designer Template Ornamental | P2147 St Nicholas | P2142 Bauble Garland | P2146 Fur Tree | PS462 Pretty Doilie | SS319 Sticker Sheet | CT862 Collectables | SB712 Rhinestones Yellow Deep |  EM434 Pearl String Gold | KC050 Kaisercolour Gold | KC001 Kaisercolour White | T320 Craft Glue | T324 Glaze Paste | T303 Foam Tape | T325 Glue Runner.
Other Products Used: Gold Ribbon | Sparkle Mist | Gold and clear glitter.
I had the best fun making this project. I know that it will bring a smile to my face and happy creative memories each year. I also know that it will look stunning on my wall and be a talking piece at Christmas. Why  not create your own little memory for Christmas?
Collette
xxx

Tuesday, 2 August 2016

Genteleman card

Hello!!
 
I used the ‘Grunge’ Template in my die cutting machine to emboss those gorgeous cogs! Once embossed, I gently rubbed ‘Bark’ inkpad across the raised emboss design to give it more definition. The black cogs were also cut on my die cutting machine using the new release ‘Cogs’ stamp and die set. If you want the technique for embossing with templates, check a video I did ten months ago.

https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=vwR8xXUzb-I




Kaisercraft Products: Barber Shoppe Collection : PP1002 6 1/2″ Paper Pad | CT861 Collectables | FL579 Wooden Fourish Pack Gentleman | CD509 Card pack Sq Kraft | IP724 Ink Pad Bark | DD 932 Decorative Die & Stamp Set Cogs | IP 719 Ink Pad Black | T303 Foam Tape.

Happy Crafty Days

Collette
xx 

Christmas Wishes

Sharing a sweet layout using the beautiful 'Christmas Wishes' Collection from Kaisercraft. 

Isn't Freya utterly adorable?


Happy Crafty Days
Collette
xxx

Thursday, 21 July 2016

‘Pizza’ Layout

I love Kaisercrafts latest collection 'Bon Appetite' and it was just perfect for my pizza page!

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Kaisercraft Papers Used: Bon Appetite Collection: P2121 Floured | P2123 Stir | P2118 Knead | P2120 Cool | P2122 Recipe | CT859 Collectables | FL577 Flourish Pack Cooking | CD 135 Kaiser Card Scarlet | DD507 Decorative Die Nesting Circles | DD735 Decorative Die Uppercase Alphabet.

Happy Crafty Times
Collette
xx

Wednesday, 20 July 2016

‘Special Moments’ Layout


To get the very soft pink mist, I mixed white and candy Kaiser Mist together in an old mist bottle – so keep those empty bottles and brew your own colours!
 

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Kaisercraft Products Used: Mademoiselle Collection: P2126 Mahogany | P2125 Flutter | P2124 Floral Spray | P2127 Blossoms | SS317 Sticker Sheet | CT860 Collectables | FL376 Wooden Flourish Berry Vine  | FL440 Wooden Flourishes Hearts |  KM111 Kaiser Mist white | KM115 Kaiser Mist Candy | IT914 Designer Template Grunge | T325 Tape Runner | T303 Foam Tape.
Other Products Used: Glitter | Texture Paste | White Leaves.

 Happy Crafty Times
Collette
xxx