Monday, April 24, 2017

Page " Always Love You " By Jennifer Marie

Hello fans of Shimmerz,
Back at the beginning of the week to present my second rea of the month of April.
I went back on a page with my first love, blue, flowers galore.
I got so busted making this page. Played with my shimmerz and my vibez.

And here is my page and its overviews

full of kisses

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Stencils and Paste-eez / Felicity

Products used: Paste-eez - Tree hugger/ baby boy blue / peach fuzz
                         Coloringz - Oh say can U sea / Heidi ho blue

Hi there! Felicity back here again today with a layout using some of new Paste-eez and coloringz. I had a lot fun with this page. 
First thing I did was use a stencil and a palette knife and scrap some paste-eez over the stencil. It didnt bother me that the colours touched other because these paste-eez blend so nicely together. I ended up with nice shades of green and blue and touch of the peach colour. So pretty together.

Then once they had dried, I fussy cut out the hearts. I applied some gesso to my page then used the coloringz to add some colour using some packaging. 
I then adhere the hearts on top with some glue and the sewing machine.

I then build my page with lots of layers from varies embellishements. 
I hope this inspires you today to use some stencils and paste-eez.

Happy crafting!

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Saturday, April 22, 2017

Remember, a vintage layout by Karine

Dear crafty friends,

It's my turn today to share my second inspiration for this month. I created a vintage layout called «Remember». Here it is.

On the picture, my father's parents with seven of his older siblings. 

After a coat of clear gesso, I used a stencil with Salt of the Earth Paste-Eez. I love the matte finish on this texture paste. I dried it with my heat tool.

To add colors, I used Glorious Day Vibez, Don't Be Suede Coloringz and See Ya Latte' Spritz. For each color, I proceed the same way: I dipped my paint brush in the ink and flickered some color here and there and then, dried it with a heat tool.

I used some Oh Fudge AcriTonez to paint my squared chipboards pieces (the Checkerboard Clumps and the Messy Square Frame from 2Crafty Chipboard).

Finally, I covered my title piece (the «Remember» word that comes in the Friendship Mini Word Pack from 2Crafty Chipboard) with white gesso and when it was dried, I painted it with Glorious Day Vibez. 

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Friday, April 21, 2017

Record Your Story - Heritage Journal with Shona

Hello Shimmerz fans!! Today I have a share from my Heritage Journal I have been working on. The photo is my grandmother right around 1900.

I like to keep my journal pages flat as possible with few embellishments to achieve that. I add dimention with color and texture…and I start with stamping and stencil work. For the paste I used Salt of the Earth Paste-eez…it is perfect for stencils!


For added color I went with Mon Shari Coloringz and Hot Fudge Vibez. Such a pretty combination!


To finish it all off I added some splatters of Penny 4 Your Thoughts Inklingz.

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Take care and happy scrapping!  

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Bible Journal Entry | Nicole Kerr

Hello Shimmerz fans! 
Nicole here and I hope you all had a beautiful Easter weekend!  Among several dinners, egg hunts and beautiful weather, I managed to take some personal time and reflect in my Bible Journal. This entry was quite unique in the way that it came together. Most of the time, I spend so much time thinking and debating what to use, what verse I want to use and then the tricky questions...what supplies will I use?!  But not this time!  When I pulled out my Illustrated Faith ephemera, These fruit pieces stood out to me. I wasn't sure exactly why, but I thought of strawberries right away and knew I wanted to paint them, and paint them BIG! One of the nice things about this ephemera is there are verses on the back to help you choose a verse and that's exactly what I did.  I grabbed some fruit puffy stickers to go with them and from that point I knew that I wanted to use my AcriTonez paints! The colors were a perfect match and I could use multiple colors together to get dept and variation. They have the gesso already in them, so I didn't have to waste time prepping my page and they dry there was next to no stopping along the way...which meant this page came together fast!  Here is the entry along with a few close ups:

Once my strawberries were completely dry, I used my white gel pen to go around the edges and to make the seeds. I then added in black specks inside the seeds with my black gel pen. I glued down my ephemera, added in a strip of washi, added the page marker at the top and it was done! Fast!

Here are links to the products that I used in today's entry:

Thanks so much for joining me today!
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Until next time, have a sweet week!