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February 2014

Mixable Tabby Album~step by step!

Hi, Connie here with a, step by step, tutorial on how I put this Mixable ( chipboard and acrylic) mini album together.

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Step by step~here we go.

1. Cover the two chipborad pages (both sides) with pattern paper.  I used Fast Finish Decoupage by Beacon.

2. Sand off edges and ink all sides (shade).

3. Remove the protective film from the acrylic cover.  Adhere a 3x4 piece of pattern paper to the center of the acrylic cover.  I used ZipDry by Beacon.  By doing this step you will have a clean back (of cover) when you open your album. Covering up the mechanics (glue).  On the inside add another 3x4 and all mechanic are covered. See first picture on left.

4. Cover the large Feather Mixer with old dictionary paper.  I used Fast Finish Decoupage by Beacon.  This is added to the cluster on the front cover.

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5. The embellishments are adhered with 3 in 1 by Beacon on the cover.

6. I added some extra pages also, depending on your need.

7. The acrylic page in the center , I left plain.  To me the beauty is in the see through effect you get with acrylic.

8. I added scraps of trim for dimension.

What I love about this little album is it is tabbed, both acrylic and chipboard and I can add cardstock for extra pages.

Thanks for stopping by~

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Remembering Grandma: New Word Frames


Hello Clear Scraps friends! Jennifer here and I'm happy to share with you what I created with one of the new Word Frames!  I received the Grandma Word Frame in my box and knew instantly I wanted to use old photos of my grandmother!


Each Word Frame has a solid chipboard back with an acrylic front in which the word or sentiment is custom cut.


 I used one pattern to cover the chipboard background, then used both photographs and patterned paper to back each of my letters. I cut strips of the teal pattern to serve as the "edge" of my frame on top of the acrylic.



I added embellishments from the collection I used, as well as from my stash.  These paper flowers from Prima were a great accent to my Word Frame! 

I also used these Clearly Accent Butterflies as well! I colored them with Alcohol Ink and Distress Glitter from Ranger before adhering.



Thanks for stopping by today! Check out the large selection of Word Frames in the Clear Scrap shop!  Have a great day!


Additional products used:  patterned paper, stickers, die cuts:  Crate Paper; flowers:  Prima; decorative brads:  My Mind's Eye, Teresa Collins Designs;  bling: Teresa Collins Designs; bakers twine:  Whisker Graphics; distress ink:  Color Box;  misc: buttons



Hi everyone Monica here and today I a sharing a Mixables mini.  I know it is the month for love and we think pink, red and white, but this is a project that was made for a loved one.  So it counts right?!  This is the Mixables Sassy album it measures 8x8 absolutely perfect size for a mini.  The mix of acrylic and chipboard makes it so fun to work and decorate too!




I used a piece some blue flowers to give it some contrast


 Here I used Create clear acrylic piece on this page


 This is a top view so you can really see the different page types and shape of this mini
I hope everyone enjoyed my post and thanks for stopping by!!

A Clear Layout and Banner!

Good morning!  Guiseppa here and I would like to share with you a couple of projects I created this month.  First off I'll start out with a layout.

I made this layout using a clear 12x12 piece of acrylic, the new Mixers (Feathers) and the new Fruit of the Spirit Mascil.

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I used molding paste, mist and the Fruit of the Spirit Mascil to make my "Love" title.

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I used the Feather Mixers and painted them with acrylic paint.

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Gorgeous right?  I love what I can do with the new products.  Here's a Valentines banner!

I had some cute acrylic hearts in my Clear Scraps stash and decided to make banner.

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To make the hearts stand out, I painted the edges with acrylic paint.

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Here are some other parts of my banner.

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Thanks for stopping by and make sure you stop by the Clear Scraps Store to get all your new products!



Baby Word Frame

Hi everyone Simply Monica here and today I am sharing a mixed media piece,  It's been awhile since I have done one I almost forgot how much I loved itI  This is a new release product from Clear Scraps - Baby Word Frame album and I had so much fun working this - absolutely amazing product!



I used Shattered Glass mascils in various places along the board.  Then I used various colors of glimmer mist and paint.  I know not your typical Baby piece, but I am giving this to my friend who is pregnant who is as you could say eclectic so she will love this.  Who says it as to pink and blue right?!

Thanks for stopping by everyone!  


You are my Whole World Layout

Hello. Elena is here with you today, and I have a new Layout to share with you.

The photo was taken almost before  the delivery of my son, so that is why I am so serious on this shot.


  I used some of acrylic embellishments as well as some of the mascils to create my background.

I've started with 6" Cirlces and misted some sprays through it. After that I applied gel medium using

6" Polka Dots.


To follow the circles theme I added Circles Border, colored with Dimensional paint and misted with Shimmerz, but before that I applied some gel medium on the circles as well


And as a final touch of circles I placed this Scalloped Circle Frame


colored with alcohol inks and then accented with Dimensional paint.

and one of the butterfly Mixers


Hope you liked my creation this month.



With all my Heart-Teapot Album

Hello everyone! this is Adora, your today's blog host. Sharing with you is this album I created using the new Acrylic Teapot Album.  Have you seen the new released albums yet, they're adorable. Acrylics are so much fun to work on and so many ways to do it. 


 Using spray paint and patterned papers is one of my favorite ways to decorate the pages. Other supplies used: Imaginisce, Ki Memories, 7gypsies and Beacon All purpose glue.





Thank you so much for stopping by...............until next time!!!


A Girl Card with Clear Scraps!

Hi, Connie here with a girl card, a super cute girl card!!!!  I'm using one shape from the Mini Teacup Album.  One little mini would make five cards, just say'in. The Teacup shape is backed with pattern paper and adhered to the acrylic shape with ZipDry by Beacon.

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I also used the 6" Heart Arrow stencil to add some floating hearts above the tea cup.  On the inside I added a little  something special~girls like that:). The card size is a 5" X 5".

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I added an embossed envelope to hold a special tea!!  The heart stencil was used again on the small tag.

Thanks for stopping by~

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Valentines Day Cards

Hi everyone! Today I'm sharing two Valentines Day cards to send to someone special.

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I began by spraying a piece of 12 x 12 acrylic sheet with Spray and Sparkle and folding it to create a card base. I colored the small oval frame with a marker. Next I painted white acrylic paint over the marker. When it was dry, I sprayed Spray and Sparkle on the front of the acrylic frame. I adhered the frame and stamped image to the cardfront with foam adhesive. I finished the inside with a piece of white cardstock. 

Supplies Used: Clear Scraps (12 x 12 Acrylic sheet, Small Acrylic Oval Frame), Crafters Companion (Spray and Sparkle, Flowers From Bamboo stamp, Spectrum Noir markers)

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For this next card I used one of the Send It Clear card bases. I masked off the hearts and stamped a script image. Next I inked up the back of the hearts with alcohol inks. All that was left to do was add a piece of paper for the inside and embellish the heart with flowers and acrylic paint dots.

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Supplies Used: Clear Scraps (Send It Clear-Heart, flowers), Stampendous (Stack Art Royal Heart kit), Ranger Inks, white acrylic paint

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Wendy Price- Clear Scrap Design Team Member

Family Goodness Home Decor

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Hello Clear Scraps fans! Today, I would like to share with you all one of my project using Clear Scraps new release, "Family Word Frame".

For this project, I want the word to be a little more subtle and blend in with the background. However, I still want it to be noticeable. I use a gold marker to outline them and add little dimensions around them using paste.


I've created tons of textures on this frame using texture paste and gesso.


I've also used a couple of mascils to create some designs on the word.


This will be a great project to try out some mixed media techniques on and later have it displayed in your craft room. 


Clear Scraps Educator

Clear Scraps Design Team Call Spring 2014!

We are excited announce that Clear Scraps is looking to bring on a few new  Design Team members for 2014! Clear Scraps is looking for talented, social, and committed designers who love to create with Clear Scraps products.
  2014 Design team Call
To apply, please email with the following information:
  • A paragraph telling us a little about yourself. When did you start scrapbooking? How would you define your style? What do you love about Clear Scraps products? Are you on any other design teams? Have you been published before?  
  • We want to have a good sense of who you are and your paper crafting history. Let us know why you would be EXCITED to work with Clear Scraps. Please note that previous design team experience is not required.
  • A link to your online gallery and/or blog so that we may see samples of your various paper crafting projects. If you have a scrapbook resume we’d love to see that as well.
  • A scan or high quality photo of 1 layout, 1 card, and 1 other type of project that showcases your style. If you can use Clear Scraps products we would love it, but if not send in your application anyways!
  • Please include all of your contact information, including address, phone number, and return email address.
The deadline for all applications to be received is February 25th. The individuals chosen to join the team will be notified via email and the new team will be announced here on the blog in early March.
New design team members will serve for 1 year beginning in March 2014 and will be required to submit 2 monthly assignments, help promote Clear Scraps, and a monthly tutorial or as assigned.
Further questions may be directed to Good luck everyone! We’re excited to see your applications!

A Tutorial with Clear Scraps new Wire Mixer

Hey good morning Clear Scraps fans...Guiseppa here!  How have you enjoyed seeing all the projects with Clear Scrap's new products? Love them...right?

Today I would like to share with you an easy tutorial using the new Wire Mixer.  


The new Mixers are awesome.  they can be used as a mask, as a clear embellishment  and the negative space can also be used as a mask on your projects.  I used mine as a mask.  Now, just to let you know, I left the clear plastic film on my Wire Mixer so that I could use it again as a clear embellishment...getting the most out of my acrylic!  Here is what you need:

Perfect Pearls


Versa Mark

Molding Paste



Wire Mixer

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Lay your Wire Mixer where you would like it.

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Using your spatula, spoon out some molding paste.

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Start applying and fill in all spaces.  Repeat steps if you want to apply on more than one place on your project.

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Make sure you let it dry completely.  You can use a heat gun to speed up the drying process.  

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Next, grab your Versa Mark and dab and press down lightly onto your masked image.

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Sprinkle on your Perfect Pearls.

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Use your brush to dust off the excess.

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It will leave a shimmery finish.  The molding paste gives it texture and dimension too.

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Here is a look at how my layout turned out.

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How fun..right?  I love these new Mixers and I hope you will too!  You can find them in the Clear Scraps Store! Thanks for stopping by!







Hi everyone Monica here.  Today I am sharing one of the newest releases from Clear Scraps  Mason Jar Clear Mini I thought this would be a perfect piece to use for my daughter.  She wanted to give one of her best friends she had not seen in a long itme something for Valentines Day, but not something so luvie.  So I used one of her pictures we had an placed it on this I placed it to where the cut out heart shape would show just behind her face as a resemblance of love.




I also used a new releases Banner Mixer along the top of the mug 


I hope everyone enjoyed my post and Happy Valentines Day - be sure to say I Love you!!!

Loved: Heart Arrow Mascil

It's almost Valentine's Day!  Jennifer here to share a fun layout I created using the new 6 Inch Heart Arrow Mascil.  I love how this Mascil has different sizes of hearts! So cute! 




I placed my Mascil on my cardstock background and used Ranger Alcohol Ink in Red Pepper.  After letting it dry, I used the new 6 Inch Polka Dot Mascil with a bit of white acrylic paint.



Here is a close up of the alcohol ink and acrylic paint. You can make it as light or dark as you like; depending on how much product you use.


I added some of the chipboard hearts, as well as wooden veneer hearts to accent the background I created with the Mascil.


I created my title with my Silhouette and cardstock. You can find the cut file in the Silhouette shop (the file number is 30645).


You can see more photos of my layout on my blog. Also, check out this and all of the new Mascils in the Clear Scraps Shop! Thanks for stopping by!


Additional products used: patterned paper, layered stickers, chipboard, stamp:  Crate Paper; enamel dots; Teresa Collins Designs; ink, paint: Ranger, flair:  {a flair for buttons}; date stamp: American Crafts; cardstock: Bazzill; bakers twine: Whisker Graphics; misc: thread, sewing machine, Cameo Silhouette.