Beauty in Bloom Bunnies Canvas – Grace

This week I’ve created a mixed media project on a 5×7 canvas board with Mintay’s Beauty in Bloom papers.

To see how it was made, you can watch the process video here:                  https://youtu.be/6IFeuk44ezg               

Products used that are available in store are:

Mintay Beauty in Bloom

Prima Flowers

Wax Paste Rose Gold

Dina Wakley Acrylic Paint Carnation

Finnabair ‘Read to Me’ Stamp (text)

Distress Oxide Spray Victorian Velvet

Kaisercraft Text Stamp

Grace ❤

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Beauty in Bloom Altered Hexagon – Grace

This week Ive created a mixed media piece on a wooden hexagon sent to me in my latest DT kit, using Mintay’s Beauty in Bloom.

This project was one I changed my mind about LOADS during the process of making it – at one point I disliked it so much I was about to turn the hexagon over and start all over again, but I did one simple thing that rescued the whole piece for me. You can watch the whole process on my YouTube channel here:                  https://youtu.be/LIAOjtI27TI               

 

Products Used:

Mintay Beauty in Bloom

AB Studio Transparent Foil/Acetate

Prima Flowers

MDF Hexagon

Wax Paste Rose Gold

Dina Wakley Acrylic Paint Carnation

Shabby Velour Berry

Fabrika Dekoru Chalk Spray Pink

Distress Oxide Spray Victorian Velvet

Distress Oxide Bundled Sage

Mintay Flora Book

Grace ❤

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Mintay Harmony Art Journaling – Grace

This week I have an art journal project to share that I had made with my previous kit, featuring the Mintay Harmony paper pad.

The full process can be swatched on my YouTube channel here:                  https://youtu.be/CxKNox-PKIc               

My favourite element of this project is the stencilling that I did with three different mediums, Prima Paper Paste, and two different colours of Nuvo Embellishment Mousse; I really love the effect of the different mediums and colours blending together using one stencil.

Here is my product list:

Mintay Harmony

AB Studio Rice Paper Vintage Flowers

Friday 13th Art Journal

Prima Flowers and Stencil Set

Fabrika Decoru Chameleon Paint Electric

Fabrika Decoru Chameleon Paint Moonstone

Distress Oxide Chipped Sapphire

Fabrika Decoru Chalk Spray Blue

 

Grace ❤

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Mintay Harmony Layout and Video – Grace

This week I’ve done some more scrapbooking with the Mintay Papers Harmony paper pack. As many of us are in isolation or lockdown I’ve decided to make this week’s video a real-time one, so you can craft along with me, or simply have a longer video to enjoy. You can watch the video on my YouTube channel here.

 

There’s lots of fussy cutting in this project, with elements from both the Harmony set and the AB Studio Crafter’s Bundle. 

 

I also used some bits and pieces from my stash, but here’s a list of other items I used that you can find in the store:

Prima Flowers and Stencil Set

Distress Oxide Chipped Sapphire

Distress Oxide Stormy Sky

Prima 3D Gloss Gel Medium

 

Grace ❤

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Mintay Harmony Layout – Grace

Hi! Grace here with a project with the gorgeous Harmony paper pack from Mintay Papers.

I had recently got a copy of this really special picture of my Grandad in the Navy in WW2 (he’s on the far left), and I thought the suitcase and camera motifs in this collection would work well with with this photo, as well as the colours going with the classic sepia tone in the picture.

I added background stamping and embossing. I was particularly please with the copper embossed handwriting stamp on the blue door, the colours are so perfect together and make you think about writing home from far away.

I also brought in the AB Studio Crafters Bundle to add more embellishments to this layout, I thought the postcards looked particularly suited, so I used them to frame/back the photo.

I couldn’t think of any title for this layout, and I’m firmly of the belief that not all scrapbook layouts need a title,  but I did want some words on the page, so I added a few (vaguely relevant!) Tim Holtz Clippings Stickers. The layout was finished with splatters in copper and brass, and then Copper Nuvo Drops.

 

To watch the accompanying video, click here to see it on my YouTube channel. 

 

Grace ❤

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Wooden Advent

Lorna here with a Christmas home decor piece.
Firstly i painted my wooden drawer set with white paint. I then used the Mintay Papers Home For Christmas papers to cover the drawer fronts. I cut the shape then distressed the edges of the papers with my scissors.
I did some fussy cutting from the paper set and used 3d foam pads and gel paste as my glue. I found lots of old alphabets and used the left over numbers for my drawer numbers, painted red, white and gold.
When i had finished my drawers i then wrapped the whole thing with some wide ribbon and made a lovely big bow for the top, then added Prima Marketing flowers to make a lovely floral and ribbon arrangement on the top.

Christmas Star

Lorna here today using:
. creative embellishments holly wreath
. cheesecloth
firstly i gesso’d the edges of my star, i cut out my backing paper making it slightly smaller than the star , i distressed the edges with scissors, then using a journaling pen and the rustic paint (ruby) also using the ruby i stenciled on the stars onto my backing paper.
i painted my wreath with the rustic paint , placed some cheesecloth in a circle on the star then mounted the wreath using 3d foam pads and gel paste as my glue.
i then did a lot of fussy cutting from the home for Christmas element sheet that comes withing the paper pack, this was all mounted to create height using 3d foam pads and gel paste, all overlapping, i then added my title which is from the Tim Holtz idiology chipboard Christmas quote chips.
i added some ribbon to add a bit more texture and as a hanger.
lastly i mixed some white paint with a little water and splattered.

Christmas Tag

Lorna here with my first christmas mixed media project for this year
firstly i gessoed my MDF tag with white gesso and when dry, I used the tree stencil and clear 3D gel with glitter through the stencil to create my back ground. I quickly gave that a dry and then played with the oxide ink sprays by spraying water and moving the ink around to add the colour to my back ground and again I dried it .
From the Mintay Papers pad, Home for Christmas I did some fussy cutting from the element sheet. I used 3d foam pads and  the 3D gel medium to add my cut pieces with some height .
I added my chipboard title from Tim Holtz again using the 3d foam pads and 3D gel medium to fix in place.
lastly i covered my titles and using the white gesso mixed with water, I splattered a little.
I finished the tag with a pretty ribbon.
Here are some close ups.