22/03/2019

Love you - Wow! Embossing Powder


Moikka! I made two little cards using Wow! Embossing Powders and FabScraps papers. This co-operation was happening while I still was in Wow's design team and I decided to share these and a canvas, which I also did. I'm sharing the canvas tomorrow. I used pastel colored powders inspired by the FabScrap papers I used. Both of the cards are made the same way, just one with pinks and one with blues. 


I added a couple strips of patterned paper to the background as well as a few washi tape strips. Then I added a stenciled layer on top using embossing powder. I also added a little stamped detail in there using a FabScrap stamp and another color of embossing powder. I chose yellow as it went perfectly to both of the cards. Then I cut some characters out of a patterned paper and layered them on top using foam dots. Lastly I backed the card with a solid piece of cardstock matching the colors used in the card. 


I hope you like these! They are simpler than the projects I usually do, but I thought they'd showcase the two brands well. The mixed media person in me sometimes craves for something clean and simple! For more detail pictures, please keep on scrolling down. 

Thank you for stopping by today! 


Products used from WOW:



Materials: Wow! Embossing Powder, FabScraps, Sinelli, Teippitarha





21/03/2019

With Love - Sizzix


Moikka! How are you on this Thursday? Fine, I hope! On today's post I have a little something I made using some of the new Sizzix dies. You can see the new selection from here (link) and the links to individual dies I used for this make are listed a bit further down. 


This time I thought to make a tag using a few Bigz dies and a couple Thinlits dies as well. I really like the "Large Stems" die as it has beautiful blooms and a handy leaf as well. And the "Tattered Butterflies" - wow! 

I used the Thinlits ones to make the background and the Bigz to make the decorations. I made a stencil using the "Cutout Blossoms" die in my last make (link) and I decided to use it in this tag as well. I added the dark brown ink to the background though it. On top I then added a piece made using the "Organic" die, cut out of aluminium foil. The focal point is made out of leaves and blooms cut with "Large Stems" die using Sizzix cardstock and some vellum butterflies using "Tattered Butterfly" die.

If you want more inspiration, try the "Making the Pledge" hub at Sizzix UK website (link)! There's new exclusive makes and tips each day during March! 

Thank you for stopping by today! Wishing you a sweet day! 


Materials from Sizzix: 



Materials: Sizzix, Ranger, Prima Marketing



20/03/2019

Ateneum - A Flair for Buttons


Moikka! Today I'm sharing my second A Flair for Buttons creation for March! I decided to create another layout using some new papers I got while attending CreativeWorld. These beauties are from Piatek Trzynastego (link). I'm also so happy that I'm guesting for the brand during this year!


The topic of the layout is Ateneum, the Finnish National Gallery, or rather all the galleries we have visited. We've been taking the kids to galleries and exhibitions from an early age. Both my husband and me are nowadays owners of "museum card", with which you can visit a number of museums around Finland for a yearly fee. As usually kids are free, it's then really easy to visit different art museums and exhibitions together. The photo in the layout is taken in Ateneum, thus the title of the page.

I used five different flairs in the page. I chose them mostly because of the colors so that they matched the rich palette of the papers I used. There's the chevron one from Linen Chevron and the toadstool from the Animal Tea Party that echo the reds of the flowers. Then there's Encouraging Words 1 one to match the lovely blues and hint of blues are also found in the camera flair from Capture Life 2. The wood patterned one from Texture 2 some how fitted the rich tones - maybe because the tone and the look of the flair remind me of mahogany hardwood floor!

Thank you for your visit today! Wishing you a wonderful Wednesday! 


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Materials: A Flair for Buttons, Piatek Trzynastego, Prima Marketing 



19/03/2019

Hello sweet bee - GDT Wow Embossing Powder


Hello! Today I'm sharing my other GDT project for Wow Embossing Powder (link). Totally different style than the first set of cards (link), but there is one common factor in them - the foils! Where as I made some really grungy cards in my previous GDT post, this time I made something as sweet as honey! 


This card had its inspiration in the spring and sun. I wanted to create a cheerful card with sunshine. For the sun part I created a big golden disc using golden Fab Foil. As the foil sticks to anything, well, sticky, I used double sided adhesive sheet this time. I added the sheet on top of some cardstock and then used a circular die to cut a "sun" out of it and then foiled it with gold.

To further have that sweet feeling, I used honey tones in the background. I embossed a honey comb styled pattern to the background using "Honey" powder and then added some watercolors in honey shades on top. I also chose to mount the card on top of orange cardstock and have that line the greeting as well. If you want to see how I created the card, please see the video below!


I'm wishing sweet spring time to you with this card! Thank you for stopping by today! 


Materials: Wow Embossing Powder, Pretty Pink Posh, Sinelli




18/03/2019

Past / Future - Prima Marketing


Hi there and great Monday! Somehow this pieces fits perfectly to the beginning of the week - one behind and another one beginning. Past and future. This piece is done on top of an old book cover using some of the new Finnabair products that were released this spring. I've used new waxes, Unicorn Paste and the new molds in this project.


I totally fell in love with the new Finnabair moulds! Especially the “Stars and Moons” is my favorite with the expressive moon faces and handy stars to fit all projects. For this little altered old book cover I went with my favorite color scheme of blues and greens but added a hint of golden orange there as well. To heighten the effect of a starry night sky I also added some “Unicorn Paste” in there to resemble stars. 

Please see the materials list below for product links to Prima Marketing site. 

Thank you for stopping by today! Have a pleasant start to the new week! 




Materials: Prima Marketing, Varalusikka




17/03/2019

Midnight Garden wreath - Prima Marketing


Moikka! I'm continuing today to share projects I made for Creativation. This wreath is made using Midnight Garden, the same collection I used to create the altered book cover I shared yesterday.

The first thought when I saw the fabulous feather paper in the “Midnight Garden” collection was a dreamcatcher. I gave it a modern twist and turn and created something that’s kind of a mélange between a dreamcatcher and a wreath. 

I cut a bunch of the feathers loose from the paper and layered them together with some beautiful blooms to make a full composition to the one side of the ring. I balanced that out with a few scattered crystals balancing on top of the geometric net.

Thank you for stopping by today! Wishing you a great start to the new week! 


Materials: 635992 12x12 Midnight Garden collection pad , 636081 Midnight Garden SIIC , 637903 Midnight Garden This Place flowers , 637934 Midnight Garden Sunset flowers , 636043 Midnight Garden Ephemera , 961367 3D Gloss Gel


Materials: Prima Marketing, Sinelli

16/03/2019

Nordisk Familje Bok - Prima Marketing


Hello there and happy Saturday! In yesterday's post I mentioned that I'm going to share some Creativation projects over the course of a few days. Today I'm sharing this little piece that it's almost like a canvas, but done on top of an old book cover. If you've kept an eye on my sidebar, you should have noticed a new team badge there. I'm happy to say that I've joined the stress-free team of Paper Garden! You can explore the beautiful shop of vintage papers and goodies here (link).


In this project I used another new collection called Midnight Garden. You can see the entire collection here (link). I love the luscious red tones of the collection and especially the divine peony paper! I just love peonies!

In this altered book I used that paper together with the peony mold belonging to the collection and added some old scissors in there as well. The scissors as well as the molded embellishments are gilded using a Art Alchemy wax to match the golden details in the collection.

If you like all things vintage, then you might like to check out the themed collection at Mixed Up Creative Academy. There's ten different projects in the collection including an assemblage by me. Here's a link for you to explore (link).

Thank you for stopping by today! Have a great day! 


Materials: 635992 12x12 Midnight Garden collection pad , 636128 Midnight Garden Mini Mold , 637941 Midnight Garden Garden Blooms flowers , 637828 Midnight Garden Secret Garden flowers , 966294 Art Ingredients Melange Vintage Art Pebbles , 961367 3D Gloss Gel , 966683 Swirly Florals Stencil , 966201 Art Extravagance Icing Paste Fire Ruby , 963958 Art Alchemy Metallique Wax Vintage Gold


Materials: Prima Marketing, Paper Garden



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