Happiness

Today we are at The Through The Craftroom Door Blog with inspiration for the week’s challenge.

Our Sponsor this week is Pickled Potpourri. The winner will receive a $7 voucher.

Blurb:

Pickled Potpourri Designs offers high-quality digital stamps, downloads and printables. Featuring old favorites from The Angel Company (TAC), as well as new, original designs, you’ll find a potpourri of images in a wide range of styles to enhance your papercrafting, scrapbooking and other artsy projects at Pickled Potpourri!

Here’s our card using Happiness 1.49.

June 27

 

 

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Masculine Card Tutorial

Hello Crafters,

Today we are on the craftsneed blog with a quick and easy card tutorial for you based on the theme of the month. This is a fun and easy card that you can make utilising your dies and embossing folders.

Here’s a look at the card

Supplies used:

  • Nakshatra Designs – Master and Mister Collection 6×6
  • Embossing Folder- Kaisercraft Diamonds
  • Kaisercraft Decorative Rectangle Die- Fancy Frame
  • Spellbinders Matting Basics A Die
  • Sizzix Framelits- Stephanie Bernard Sentiment Collection
  • White Cardstock
  • Vintage Photo Distress Ink
  • Archival Ink Vermillion
  • Scoreboard
  • Foam Tape

You could use any dies and embossing folder that you have.

First, prepare your base. Score a 8″x 12″ cardstock at 6″ on the 12″ side. Fold and this makes your card base.

Next, cut a 6″ patterned paper at 5 1/2″ . Use another patterned paper at cut 1 1/2″ x 5 1/2″. Distress the edges of both these pieces using distress ink.

         

 

Emboss the above two pieces using any embossing folder.

Next, using assorted pattern papers, cut different sizes with your dies.

Once done, play around with your arrangement and begin adhering everything with foam tape. Most paper packs also come with some element sheets. So you can cut out some elements and use them as well to complete your card.

Hope you enjoyed this easy tutorial!

Layout- Beauty

Today we’ve created a mixed media layout using Itsy Bitsy Products. We’ve used the Jute 12×12 sheet as our base and incorporated the new Beaded Flowers Blush sent to us by Itsy Bitsy.

We were inspired by the mood board at Mixed Media Place. The colours, flowers, the beauty the festive spirit.

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We have a video tutorial for this project as well:)!
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Here’s a link to the tutorial:

This project was submitted for:

Mixed Media World June Challenge

Stamplorations June Challenge

Mixed Media Place Challenge

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June Sketch

Today there is a new sketch at Let’s Get Sketchy and here’s our inspiration.

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We were inspired by the mood boards at Mixed Media Place and Dusty Attic for this Shabby Chic Layout. We were inspired by the colours, the quote and the elements.

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Here are some close ups:

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Supplies used:

  • White Cardstock
  • White Textured Cardstock
  • Gel Press Petites- Hexagon
  • Distress Ink- Spun Sugar, Victorian Velvet, Gathered Twigs, Hickory Smoke
  • Tim Holtz Stencil- Lace
  • Dusty Attic Chipboards- Leafy Stem 4, Mini Branches 2
  • Heartfelt Creations- Classic Rose Collection
  • Ranger Dye Ink- Pink Gumball, Rasberry Sorbet, Lily Pad, Java Bean, Cool Graphite
  • Archival Ink- Library Green and Rose Madder
  • Dress my craft frosted sugar powder
  • Itsy Bitsy Chalk Paint- Pink
  • Tim Holtz Sizzix – Celebration Words Die
  • Tim Holtz Ideology- Small Talk

Mixed Media Place

Dusty Attic

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Believe and Inspire

Today we were inspired by the colours at Lindy’s Stamp Gang Blog for the June Colour Challenge. We were also inspired by the ‘Touchy Feely” theme at Simon Says Stamp Monday Blog Challenge.

We’ve created a set of two tags with textures and layers.

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Here are some close ups:

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Supplies used:

  • Lindy’s: Sprays- South Shore Sand, Sidewalk Chalk, Tibetan Poppy Teal, Luscious Lime; Magicals- Pineapple Paradise, Hibiscus Rose, Bells of Ireland Green, Tibetan Poopy Teal
  • White textured cardstock
  • Distress Ink- Dusty Concord
  • Altenew- Beautiful Day Stamp
  • Tim Holtz Ideology Big Chat
  • Sizzix Tim Holtz Tag Collection Die
  • Papericious Chipboard- Criss Cross
  • Papericious Lace
  • Art Basics 3 D Matte Gel
  • Art Basics Heavy Gesso White
  • Art Basics White Crackle Texture Paste
  • Art Ingredients Mica Flakes Mulberry
  • Art Ingredients Glass Glitter Copper
  • Prima Flowers- Wild & Free Collection
  • Prima 6×6 Garden Fable Paper Pack
  • Prima Crochet Doily Die
  • Prima Stencil Decor #1
  • Glossy Accents
  • Wow Glitter White
  • Gauge

This project was submitted for:

Lindy’s Stamp Gang June Challenge

Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge

Mixed Media World June Challenge

Panda with a Cup

Today we are at The Through The Craftroom Door Blog with inspiration for this week’s ATG Challenge.

Our sponsor this week is

 Little Blue Button Stamps offering a $10 Prize voucher to their store. Here’s a little about them.
Hello! My name is Olga. I’m the owner and designer of Little Blue Button Stamps. All the designs you can see in our releases were illustrated by me.

All my life I loved to draw. I inherited this from my grandfather Ivan, who created a lot of illustrations for my and my sister’s classes, he did a lot of oil paintings, carvings, engravings and was very creative till the last breath.

I remember myself visiting their house and watching him drawing and painting. It was such a magical time for me!

I started to draw as I was little. Who didn’t?=) But this love never left me, it followed me for all these years.

I had no chance to attend any art school or faculty, I learn everything by myself.

I always get a lot of support from my family and friends. I used to draw Christmas and other holidays banners for our local village club, for my University faculty and for my friends.

Then I had to put some of my drawings for sale and now this is my main income since I live in a war zone of Ukraine and have no job.

My main supporters and inspiration are my family and my boyfriend Konstantin, who supports me in all my starts. Thanks to him I discovered digital pencil and he encouraged me to start this company.

Little Blue Button Stamps started its life in December 2012 as free digital stamps company “Digital designs by Olga”.

Later in spring 2013, it was reborn as Little Blue Button Stamps and first Design Team started its work.

In the summer of 2013, we started to produce rubber stamps which were pressed and packed by C.C.Designs company. In Fall 2014 we started to release clear stamps but due to some problems in my life, I had to shut down both clear and rubber and continue with digital stamps only.

Now I continue to create designs for digital stamps and printables by LBBS and clear stamps for Russian store by Tamara Startseva.

It is so hard to be a foreigner in this business, so I am so very thankful to each of my customers for support!

If you have any suggestion or you need sponsor or partner please contact us!

If you want to see my personal blog click here: Crafty Olga

Digital stamps and printables are very nice kind of supplies which you can fit any card or any project by resizing!

Also, they are very nice to store because you can store them on your computer as well as print them and lay flat in your paper packs or binders.

You can contact me: lbbstamps@gmail.com

Please add address order@lbbstamps.com to your contact list or you will not be able to get notifications from us

Grab our cute badge here

Also, we have free stamps and printables We have our blog where all new events are happening.

Here’s our shaker card with the image.
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Looking forward to your creations!

Steampunk for Father’s Day

Today we’ve created a mixed media rusty effect steampunk canvas. We were inspired by the More Than Words June Challenge- Father and Steampunk; Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge- Masculine; Stamplorations Mixed Media June Challenge.

When we think of Father- we think of Adventure and how a Father always teaches his children to be fearless, bold, independent and live life to the fullest. We were always taught to explore the unknown, challenge our limits and be fearless. This steampunk piece is everything that. A discovery, and explorations, a treasure uncovered; rusty yet valuable.

Our main embellishment for this piece is an altered tape runner :)! We opened up a used tape runner and altered that. We’ve added a picture of the tape runner as well.

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Here are some close ups:

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The altered tape runner:

 

Supplies:

  • Art Basics- Texture Paste- Concrete and Pumice
  • Finnabair Stencil- Dots
  • Prima Marketing Stencil- Tile
  • Art Basics Heavy Gesso Black
  • Art Basics- Mini and regular art stones
  • Art Extravagance Rust Paste Set
  • Prima Antique Gold Color Bloom Spray
  • Finnabair- Mechanicals
  • Prima Flowers- Wild free and love clippings.
  • Gauge
  • Art Melange- Pebbles
  • Typo Bulb
  • Art Alchemy Metallique Wax- Vintage Gold
  • Prima Marketing- Resin Frame Chantilly Royal
  • Umbrella Crafts Used Tape Runner

This project is submitted for:

More Than Words June Challenge- Father and Steampunk

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Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge- Masculine

Stamplorations Mixed Media JuneChallenge

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Second Anniversary Giveaway

Hello friends,
Today we are excited and want to share our happiness with you! Dots to Lines has officially completed two years last month and we are having a giveaway.
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So here are the details of the giveaway and let us tell you we have exciting prizes to offer. Since we began our journey with Papericious, our major prize would include a lot of crafty supplies from Papericious :)!! Our prize in India will be sponsored by Rainbow Craftykari and we are thankful to Maninder Kaur for this :)!
Here are the details of the giveaway:

Steps to follow: 

  1. Follow our Blog and leave a comment under this post, letting us know under what name you have done so. Here’s the link – https://dotstolinesblog.wordpress.com/
  2. Follow our Facebook Page and leave a comment here. Here’s the link- https://www.facebook.com/dots2lines/.
  3. Share the banner (image above) with the link on your Facebook account. The link to the giveaway is –  https://dotstolinesblog.wordpress.com/2017/06/05/second-anniversary-giveaway. Under our post on Facebook make sure to tag five other friends in the comments and leave a comment here letting us know you have done this. To check the post go here – https://www.facebook.com/aditi.mahajan and from here albums- giveaway.
  4.  If you have a blog, add the banner to your sidebar with a link directing others to the giveaway post. (Make sure to leave a comment here so we can find it). The link to the giveaway is –  https://dotstolinesblog.wordpress.com/2017/06/05/second-anniversary-giveaway
  5. Follow us on Instagram and leave a comment here (again let us know under what name you have done so). Share the giveaway banner and link on your Instagram account and tag us so we know you have done it (tag addi.mahajan). The link is –  https://www.instagram.com/addi.mahajan/
  6. Follow us on Pinterest and leave a comment here (again let us know under what name you have done so).  If you don’t have a Pinterest account, you could skip this. Here’s the link – https://in.pinterest.com/dotstolines9/
  7. Like, Subscribe and share (on your social media) our Youtube channel and comment here letting us know.  Here’s is the link- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwszntdj-PoYCn9fdU1-kPA
  8.  Spread the news, and while sharing on all your social media channels use the #dotstolinesgiveaway and leave a comment here.

In summary, make sure to comment on this blog post, letting us know which steps you have completed. Share the banner and giveaway details on all social media channels with the banner and a link to this post using the above-mentioned hashtag, and on our Facebook post tag five friends in the comments. If you follow all the steps, you should have left us 8 comments here:-)!

The more your participation the more likely you are to win as the winners will be randomly drawn. Winners, well yes! We will have two winners for this giveaway. The first winner will receive goodies worth Rs. 1500 and the second one will receive goodies worth Rs. 1000.

People who can participate:

This giveaway is open internationally and in case someone out of India wins, goodies worth the same value will be shipped to you.

Winner announcement:

The winner will be announced on our Blog, Instagram as well as our Facebook account on 30th June.

 

Looking forward to your participation!

Love,

Sunila and Aditi

 

Giveaway in India Sponsored by

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Journal Page

Hello everyone,

We’re back today with a great tutorial and inspiration for the ongoing challenge at Mixed Media Mojo Mixed Media Mojo.

Today we’ll take you through the process of creating a journal page.

First prep the page with white gesso.

Next, use a stencil with modelling paste. We focused on the opposite corners.

We then used another stencil with the same paste for added texture.

Next, sprinkle some magicals and shaker powders and spritz them with water.

Then layers all your elements and stick them.

 

Mix a little black gesso with water and add splatter. Use a cap to add some circles on the page with the same gesso.

Here is the completed journal page.

Hope you’re inspired!

Looking forward to seeing your creations!

We now have a facebook group for these challenges, so do drop by- https://www.facebook.com/groups/248263305651352/