Sunday, July 24, 2016

Selfie

Tracy here today and I've got a layout of my beautiful stepdaughter to share with you. I got my inspiration from the Blue Tip card. I really like orange and blue together.


Supply List:
Doilies
Ink
Wood Veneer
Orange and Pale Green Cardstock



To start I cut some wavy strips of Moss Green Glitter Paper and Orange Cardstock and attached them to the top and bottom of the Pale Green Cardstock. I also matted the photo with some Orange Cardstock and layered both on the Blue Glitter Chipboard and the Daisy Stripe Teal Paper. I offset the photo on the blue glitter chipboard so I could add one of the Orange Crush Cards to the corner.


I inked the doily with orange ink and cut it in half and placed them so they would peak out on either side of the photo.


For the title I cut out one of the Blue Glitter Journaling Cards and inked it with a pale blue ice ink so it would appear softer. I added the Alpha Glitter Stickers and an inked wood veneer arrow.


I then stamped a couple of wood veneer flowers and added them along with a couple of diecuts. And then sprinkled some assorted Dew Drops around the page.


Thank you for stopping by!





Saturday, July 23, 2016

The boys - Art Journal

Hello crafty friends!


Today, for my second "Boy" project, I realized an Art Journal page.
You must know that I am an Art Journal Addict, and I hope you enjoy discover my world!


" The boys"




Products I used


Other

White texture paste
gelatos
white acrylic paint
stencil
stamps
Ink
Picture from Pinterest


How to do

Choose a notebook with white pages. Before you start, put some gesso or white acrylic paint on your pages.

First, used some green and gold gelato for the background, you can spread with a baby wipe.




For the little circles, I used some bubble paper with ink.





Add some white texture paste on the stencil and make the houses with the beautiful paper.
Don't worry if it is not perfect!!!
And then, stick your picture.






Finally, add some Indigo Diamond Dew Drops for the windows and use black pencil to draw the houses.




Finish!!!




Thanks for stopping by today!

See you soon for another project!

Marie-Christine








Friday, July 22, 2016

A Whale of a Canvas!

A little boy's room with nautical theme -- what could be cuter?!  Well YOUR little boy's room could be with this whale motif canvas!




I didn't want to title this post "mixed media canvas" - I think that can sometimes sound a little intimidating and this mini canvas couldn't be easier!  Let's see how....

Gather:

Clear Dew Drops (different sizes)
Smoky Chevron Cardstock (use polka dot side)
8x8 Canvas
DecoArt Paint - Robins Egg Blue
DecoArt Paint - Chalky White
Oversized RicRac Trim
Black Sharpie Pen
Special Tools:  Sponges, sponge stencil dauber

PAINTING YOUR CANVAS:

  • Prepare your area with a bowl of water and a paper plate or pallet paper to pour your paint on.
  • Using a damp sponge, "DAB" the Robin Egg Blue paint over entire canvas - and don't forget those edges!  Allow some of the white of the canvas to show through - - using the sponge will give your canvas added dimension - with some areas of the paint darker than others and the white canvas showing through in spots.
  • Allow to dry (or pull out your heat gun and help it along!)
  • Using a sponge dauber, dab the white paint creating "clouds" over the top 2/3rds of your canvas


After your canvas is dry ...

  • I downloaded a whale coloring page and printed it.  You might be artistic and able to freehand draw a whale on a piece of white paper.  Either way, loosely cut around your whale drawing and adhere it to the BACK SIDE of the patterned paper you want to use.
  • I am using the polka-dotted side of Smokey Chevron.  You will see this paper in a lot of my projects - - I think the silvery color and patterns are an amazing "go to" - - a snazzy new neutral!
  • Once your whale is cut out, carefully outline the shape with a black Sharpie pen.
  • Adhere your whale shape to the bottom 1/3 of your canvas (depending on the width of the trim you are using for the "sea")
  • Adhere a black Dew Drop to your whale cut out for an eye
  • Freehand cut a few "water drops" from the glittercardstock for your whale spout - - adhere to canvas
  • Attach ric rac trim just below your whale (note:  I am using a lime green oversized ric rac from the fabric store, but you can really use any kind of trim here!)
  • Using a CLEAR DRYING GLUE, attach different sized CLEAR DewDrops around your canvas

 
And that's it!  Custom art from the Robin's Nest!

Have a crafty weekend!


Handsome Boys

Colleen here and staying with a "Boy Theme" created a boy layout this time.    I know I can be a little bias but love these 2 handsome guys.


I started with a three different papers.

I used the back side of the Dinosaur cardstock and then used some white gesso and colored some paste with yellow spray and put that on the paper and then added some yellow dots and blue dots as well.


I backed the photo with Kiwi Sorbet Glitter cardstock.  Next added the reverse side of Bunny cardstock.

The circles were made using some gold paper and scraps of the Kiwi cardstock.


Using a black and white markers, you draw lines on the Kiwi cardstock and ink the edges and then glue the Kiwi cardstock onto the gold circle.


The flowers were made from cut out flowers with Dark Vanilla Dew Drops for the centers of the flowers, added some string to different locations on the page and cut out the title using my Silhouette Cameo.  The stars were cut using a sizzix die and the backside of some of the Kiwi cardstock.  


Materials used


Thank you for stopping by the blog today and don't forget to check out the wonderful products at The Robin's Nest Store.




Wednesday, July 20, 2016

It's A Party!


Who doesn't love a birthday party? And cupcakes, and circus peanuts? We have them all at this party! Hi, this is Debb (Clickersister) and I'm bringing you today's post for The Robin's Nest!


Here's my supply list from The Robin's Nest:

Other supplies:
Blue Cardstock
White Cardstock
Adhesive
Ribbon for banner

I started out by fussy-cutting some of the elephants from the Elephant Glitter Cardstock, the put them on blue cardstock and cut around them, leaving a small border.


I cut out the pennants for the banner from the rest of the Elephant Glitter Cardstock and the Boy Star Glitter Cardstock.


 I cut out the inside of the pennant from blue cardstock and adhered them to the back pennants.


I punched out 1 inch circles from the white cardstock, and 1 1/4 inch circles from the Green Glitter Cardstock. I used one of the round shapes from the Belgian Chocolate Boy Rub-On for the spacer pennant and used various Dew Drops with the Dew Dew Glue to hold it in place. I applied the Alpha Glitter Stickers for the remainder of the Happy Birthday Banner.


I then adhered the letters to the pennants and adhered the pennants to the ribbon to create the banner.




I cut a piece of blue cardstock just a bit smaller than the gift bag that I was planning on using, then cut the Elephant Glitter Cardstock slightly smaller than that, and layered together before adhering to the gift bag.


I used the elephants with the borders to create the napkin rings and the cupcake picks.





And here it is...the finished party! 


I hope you've enjoyed this and I hope you'll create your own party supplies sometime soon! Thanks for stopping by!












Classic Clip Board

Hello Robin's Nest Readers!

I shared with you an organizer that I made for my 
office last week, and today,
I am sharing a clip board that I made to also 
match the office.


I just used a standard clip board from the office supply store.
I then glued on Robin's Nest Cardstock

Classic Roses CardstockSmoky Chevron Cardstock
Classic Roses              Chevron/Grey dot
Black and White Classic Glitter SwirlBlack and White Clock Cardstock
Black and White Classic Swirl     Black and White Clock


I hand lettered my name on the grey dot side of the Chevron Cardstock,
added a cut out clock, and the very cute colored Classic Roses Cardstock.




My office with the matching organizer.


The finished clip board

You can find these papers on 

Just hit this link and it will take you to the Robin's Nest 
website.

Ciao,

Robin

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

It's a boy

Today I am coming with card for a baby boy. It does not to be always blue and I have a little bit of blue accent on my card




From Robin's Nest store I used:

  • First I picked Boy Dot/Stripe Cardstock and cut 2 square plus one plain matching to them
  • And I add blue/purple ink om my chipboards
  • Cut white borders and stick them on each square
  • And the second one
  • In the end I add last square and doily on the top and my chip-boards. To add more on the card I add dew drops on the corners and white pearls on first square. In the end I add few flowers with leaves cut from Baby Dot/Stripe Cardstock 
    Hope you like my card :) Have  a lovely day!
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