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Hi Creative Scrapbooking Fans! Pam here today sharing a fun Fall Mixed Media Canvas! If you are like me I am always excited to decorate for fall!!!  Wild Whisper Fall & Halloween 12 x 12 Paper Pack, Rock Candy and Sensation Embossing Powder and chippies for Southern Ridge Trading Company and Boozy Bear will get your creative juices going.  Begin by adhering a piece of the Fall & Halloween pattern papers to chipboard. Die cut out Sizzix Pumpkin Jack. Prepare 8″ x 8″ canvas with 2″ pieces of Fall & Halloween pattern paper using Xyron Creative Station with permanent adhesive or your favorite adhesive. Adhere prepared Pumpkin Jack to canvas front with hot glue. Add small twine bow to stem. Die cut a set of the Pumpkin Patch pumpkins from mat board. Apply Pumpkin and Peppermint Rock Candy to base of pumpkins and Spearmint to stem. Repeat with the Rock…

Hey Creative Scrapbooker Fans! For today’s blog post, I’m sharing with you my Life was meant for Great Adventures Wall Hanging. To create my wall hanging, I’ve used the Adventure Collection from Wild Whisper Designs, Dies from Elizabeth Craft Designs, Ink from Ranger Ink and adhesive from Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L. You’ll want to grab a cup of your favourite beverage and learn how to recreate my wall hanging at home. To start, you’ll need the Fitted Indented Square and Stitched Indented Square dies from Elizabeth Craft Designs. Die cut the 4 ¾” Stitched Indented Square out of kraft cardstock. Die cut the 4” Fitted Indented Square out of kraft cardstock. Distress the edges of both squares. Ink the edges of both squares using Walnut Stain Distress Ink and a Blending Tool with Foam from Ranger Ink. Next, you’ll need to choose three patterned papers out of the Adventure Collection…

Hey Creative Scrapbooker Fans! Today on the blog, I’m sharing my cute Hello World Altered Frame perfect for any baby’s nursery. To create my altered frame, I’ve used the Hello Baby It’s a Boy Collection from Echo Park Paper Co. ink from Ranger Ink, dies from Elizabeth Craft Designs and adhesive from Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L. You’ll want to grab a cup of your favourite beverage and learn how to recreate my altered frame at home. To start, you’ll need the Little Wild Ones patterned paper from Echo Park Park Paper Co.. Cut a piece that measures 4” x 6”. Choose and die cut one of the medium banners off of the Planner Essentials 27 – Retro Number Trio from Elizabeth Craft Designs. Ink the edges of the banner and paper using Black Soot Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam from Ranger Ink. Next, you’ll need the Boy…

Welcome to another exciting technique filled Tuesday with the Team.  Nicole Wright here sharing how to use a gel plate to enhance your pattern paper for a mixed media vibe.  Using pattern paper as a “base layer” to your next project you can create more depth with paint.  Thus, coordinating your paper and paints to anything you create.  Follow along and see how I created a Mixed Media Floral Wreath. 1 For this technique, I will be using Media Assemblage pattern paper (more info on that at the bottom of this post) and Dina Wakely Media Acrylic Paint by Ranger Ink. Apply paint to the Gel Plate as seen above.  You can brayer the paint to blend or use your finger.  Add texture to the paint with texture combs. 2 Once the paint is blended and textured, lay the paper right over top.  Rub your hand across the paper to…

Hey Creative Scrapbooker Fans! I’m excited to be back on the blog today sharing with you a fun winter wall hanging. The jumping-off point for my project is the Canadian Winter Collection from Wild Whisper Designs, dies from Elizabeth Craft Designs as well as products from Ranger Ink and Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L to create my We Have Fire In Our Hearts Wall Hanging. Grab a cup of your favourite winter beverage and I will walk you through on how you can recreate my wall hanging at home. To start, you’ll need the stick paper out of the Canadian Winter Paper Pack from Wild Whisper Designs. Die cut the 4 ½” Stitched Fishtail from Elizabeth Craft Designs out of the paper. Ink the edges of the fishtail using Black Soot Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam from Ranger Ink. Next, you’ll need the hat & toque paper out…

  Hi Pam here on the Creative Scrapbooker Magazine Blog with a tutorial on how to create a Coffee Time Mixed Media Record using Rock Candy Embossing Powder and Coffee Stamps from Emerald Creek Craft Supplies! Begin by apply embossing paste over your favorite stencil. Add  Rock Candy Embossing Powder to the top; heat set. Add a bit of wash tape here and there on the record; dry brush white paint over the top. Emboss Boozy Bear Chipboard: Circle Envy with Rock Candy Embossing Powder. Adhere to top of Wild Whisper Watercolour patterned paper. Adhere to top of prepared recorded with adhesive. Apply embossing ink here and there on record; sprinkle Rock Candy Embossing Powder over top. Heat set. (Warping of record will occur if you are to close with a heat gun but it will give it added character.)Continue adding different colors of the Rock Candy here and there using…

Hey Creative Scrapbooker Fans! Halloween is only 3 days away and I’m excited to be back on the blog sharing with you my altered candle holder perfect to hang in any area of your home. The jumping-off point for my project was the collection Halloween Night from Wild Whisper Ink and blending tool by Ranger Dies from Elizabeth Craft Designs And adhesive from Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L I was able to create this Trick or Treat Altered Candle Holder. You’ll want to grab a cup of your favourite Halloween beverage as I share with you how to recreate my project at home. To start, you’ll need a candle holder that is 4 ½” in diameter. Next, you’ll need to pick two border strips off the bottom of two patterned papers out of the Halloween Night Paper Pack from Wild Whisper Designs. Cut one of the border strips down to…

Hi everyone! Pam here today sharing  “A Thankful Heart” Mixed Media Canvas! I’m using ColorBox fabulous Dyestress Inks. Don’t worry…. If you don’t have ColorBox in your stash use some of your favorite inks to recreate your Thankful canvas. Apply ColorBox Dyestress Inchworm and Moss Inks to 10″ x 10″ canvas using ColorBox Stylus and Tips. Spritz with water; dry. Stamp background image using ColorBox Archival Mudslide Permanent ink to top of the prepared canvas. Lay ColorBox Swirldot Art Screen to top of prepared canvas; apply the paste to the top with a palette knife. Apply ColorBox Dyestress Salmon, Tomato, Inchworm and Moss Inks to top of 7 3/4″ x 7 3/4″ chipboard leaf using ColorBox Stylus and Tips. Stamp background image to prepared leaf using ColorBox Archival Fireberry Ink. Adhere prepared leaf to the top of prepared canvas. Spatter the prepared canvas with white paint. Stamp “With a Thankful…

Hello Crafty Friends! It’s me, Fairuz Fabiha here from Craftivation. Sweater weather has already arrived and maybe you are here reading this blog with a warm cup of coffee but we all know that nothing can feel warmer than our “Home, Sweet Home” in this weather with little touches of The Robin’s Nest Dewdrops! I love Fall. The gorgeous colors of fall have always inspired me to incorporate those colors on my projects. So being inspired by those amazing colors, today I’ll be sharing with you, how I created this stunning faux wood mixed media wall-hanging home decor! Oh, that was a bit of a mouthful, lol! Step by step process: At first, I cut three strips of cardboard of the same length and width. Punched some holes for tying rope afterward.  Covered the cardboard strips with tissue paper to add wooden texture. Painted the strips with dark brown paint to give it a…

Hi everyone, Eileen Hull here today on the Creative Scrapbooker Magazine blog! I hope you are keeping cool this week! Temps in Virginia were at 100 degrees and I headed to the ocean with a couple of crafty friends. We loaded the truck up with enough supplies to last a year, even though we were only spending one night. Sound familiar? I had found a bag of shells in a dollar store and decided to create something with them. I have always been fascinated with how delicate they look and how strong they are! I used Clearsnap ColorBox Blends2 inks and Molten Dimensions embossing powders by Emerald Creek Craft Supplies to add color to the shells. They came out so pretty! I think it would be really cool to add these to a frame, shadowbox or even add to a tag or card if the shell was small enough. The…