Chipboard

Autumn Flowers

Hello, Kelly Parker on the blog today with Clear Scraps Mini Shakers creating this fall-themed floral canvas to hang on the wall. 
 
I started by painting my canvas in green, let it dry then using teal paint with a bit of water over the green to create a mottled effect on the canvas. You can see that the paint doesn't have to be smooth and completely cover the canvas as it will have several layers of paint on it. 
 
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Here I am applying the teal paint and taking some of it off with a paper towel.
 
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I then used my Mini Shaker Mason Jar and filled it with the Ocean colored sequins to mimic water. I then let the shaker dry and painted the "table" on the bottom. To assemble the piece, I glued down the shaker jar, then painted the flower stems in the background, using hot glue, I added the flowers. Then added the sequins to the background. 
 
I now have a fall home decor piece hanging on my wall! 
 
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Enjoy and thanks for stopping by! 

Clear Scraps Heart DIY Medium Pallet--Perfect Family Day

Hi all!  Laura is here with you today, and I'm sharing a home decor project that

is a great way to remember a special family memory!

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The Clear Scraps Heart DIY Medium Pallet is great for family photos!  It's just the

right size to hold a couple of 3x4" photos matted and there is even a little room to

add an embellishment or two!  The tree paper was a good fit for the colors of my

photos as well as the family theme (thinking family tree....haha!).  I just traced the

heart on my tree patterned paper, cut the shape out, inked the edges with a brown

distress ink, and then glued to the wood pallet.  These pallets come in a lot of great

shapes, and there are also different sizes--even minis!  They are so fun to create with!

Take a peek in the Clear Scraps store, you'll find all the medium pallets HERE.   If

you'd like to check out the mini pallets (these make great Christmas ornaments or

a cute addition to any home decor project) you can find them right HERE.

Along the top of the heart shape, I added a strip of cardstock and then stickers.

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I also this "Family" Chipboard Word Title from Clear Scraps.  It's painted with

green acrylic paint, then I used a sponge applicator to dab brown on the bottom

half to give a cool ombre' type effect.  A little tip: I did go back over the center of

the word with a little light dab of green again to blend the colors a bit more to

give it a smoother transition from one color to the next.  I added a little enamel

dot to the "i" just for a fun touch to bring the yellow color in.

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I carried that through to the pictures "framing" them with more yellow

enamel dots and some little banners of green and yellow as well.

Thanks so much for stopping by today!  Hope you are inspired to try

crafting your own fun home decor with these medium pallets!

 

Supplies Used:

Clear Scraps:  Heart Medium DIY Pallet Shape,

Family Chipboard Word Title.

Other:  Echo Park-A Perfect Autumn paper and stickers,

enamel dots, brown and ivory cardstock, Vintage Photo

Distress Ink, green and brown acrylic paint, adhesive, foam tape.


Recipe Book - Take it or Leave it!

Hello friends! Today I am on the blog with Clear Scraps using their chipboard. Below is a picture of the cover of my recipe book that I mentioned in my last post on November 17 if you want to take a look at the history of this book. 

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For this project, I used the Mason Jar Chipboard Embellishments and created two pages. For the full jar, I covered it with foodie pape and then used an emery board to smooth out the edges then using ink made it look vintage. 

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I then glued it to the front inside cover of my book it looks like the woman is coming out of the jar! I love it.

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For the other piece of the Mason Jar chipboard, I glued a red pepper to the back of this and then assembled my page. 
 
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I used some paper with jars on it for the background and had this image of red peppers to glue down the side and then the recipe and jar completed the page. 
 
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Here is the completed page, this is one of the best pasta recipes and my whole family loves it!
 
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Thanks for stopping by and try the pasta!!
 
Kelly

 

 


Clear Scraps DIY Mason Jar Pallet--Jar of Blessings

Hi everybody!!  Laura joining you all today with a sweet little fall home decor project!

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This was created using the Clear Scraps Mason Jar Medium DIY Pallet Shape.

To create the base on the pallet, I painted the top of the jar gray and used some

black ink to distress once the paint was dry.  Then I traced the top and bottom of

the jar on the leaf patterned paper, cut it out, inked it, then glued to the pallet.

The center was fun, I did end up covering most of it up, but it's painted and stenciled.

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I started out with the brown paint, and then set aside to dry.  Once it was

ready, I placed the Clear Scraps 6" Chevron Stencil centered in the middle.

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I used a sponge applicator to dab on orange paint for a nice pop of color.

Now that the base was set, it was time to paint the Clear Scraps Blessed

Chipboard Word Title with the matching orange paint, then set aside to

dry while I started on the NEW Mini Shaker Maple Leaf.  The frame was painted 

with green, then dabbed with some brown.  I traced it onto some patterned paper,

cut out and glued to the solid back piece, then glued the outline layers on to

build the shaker up to hold the sequins.  Next thing was to add the sequins,

then glue down the acrylic layer.  I thought I'd show a picture of the protective

plastic that is on BOTH sides of the acrylic so it doesn't get scratched or all

fingerprint filled.  I carefully peel off the back, glue it down, THEN I peel off

the other side like you can see in the picture here:

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Now it is nice and fingerprint/scratch free and I can glue down the final layer of the

 frame I painted green/brown.  Easy but such a great little feature on these shakers!

Then I just put it all together and added a few finishing touches with some paper

scraps, twine, and enamel dots. 

Thanks for stopping by today!  Stop back soon!

 

Supplies Used:

Clear Scraps:  Mason Jar Medium DIY Pallet Shape

6" Chevron Stencil, Blessed Chipboard Word Title

Mini Shaker Maple Leaf Shaker

Other:  Echo Park-A Perfect Autumn paper, twine,

enamel dots, acrylic paint--green, gray, brown, orange,

Distress Ink--Black Soot, Vintage Photo, sequins, adhesive.


Hello Fall Home Decor Project

Hello Crafty Friends!

Dana here with a Fall Home Decor Project to display on your door or wall. I love decorating my home with seasonal decorations. Clear scraps has so many products to choose from. Click Here and see what's new.

For this project I am using the Hello Fall 4x6 stencil Click Here

For the wooden base I'm using Clear Scraps Jumbo Wooden Rounded Tag shape Click Here

I also chose one of the Clear Scraps chipboard trees Click Here

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First of all I painted my Jumbo Wooden tag using Folk Art Chalk paint "sheepskin" cover the front surface and sides of tag. Let dry.

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I also painted my chipboard bare tree with brown acrylic paint. Let dry.

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Next I took my Hello Fall stencil and using some masking tape, I adhered my stencil towards the top of my wooden tag piece. Then using my Distress Inks and a ink dabber, I applied each color randomly over my stencil using a light circular motion. Make sure your stencil is secured firmly to your wood surface to prevent it from moving. Carefully lift your stencil off and then touch up any areas where the ink may show using your sheepskin chalk paint. Let dry.

Now I applied some Finnibair Rust paste to the bottom edge of my tag, using a stiff old paintbrush. Using a pouncing motion, I applied each layer of color till I achieved the look I desired. I also applied some green acrylic paint over the layer of rust paste, in scattered areas.

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After the paste dries, I took some Beacon 3 in 1 Glue to adhere my chipboard tree to the bottom of my tag. 

Then I took a Gemini die and using my diecutting machine, cut out a variety of different colored leaves from scrap papers. I then glued my leaves on some of the bare tree branches, on the ground and some below my tree to resemble them falling.

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To finish off my tag, I scattered a few glittered leaves onto the surface, some with foam dots to add some dimension. Also adhered a chipboard sentiment. 

Last I took my jude cord (included in your package) thread it through the hole in the top of your tag and tied into a knot. Hot glued a silk flower on top. 

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I hope this project has inspired you! This tag will look great hanging on your door and is sure to be a seasonal fall decor piece you can use for many years to come. 

Thank you for visiting the Clear Scraps TypePad blog! Until next time, happy crafting!

Other Supplies used: Beacon 3 in 1 Glue, Finnibair Rust paste, Distress inks: orange marmalade, mustard seed and rusty hinge. Gemini Papercraft diecut leaves, Folk Art Sheepskin acrylic paint.

 


Father Time/Mechanical Santa

Good morning all my fellow artist and mixed media lovers.... This is Dora and today we are going to make something super cool and unique. I just love Christmas!! Though, I also love "time", "mechanical", and "grunge"!! So why not put them all together? Are you ready to dive in and get started? Let's go...

In this piece I am using the Wood Deco, Clock Chipboard, Edison Light Bulb Chipboard, and lots of metal embellishments. Here is a photo of the finished pieced so you can see how it turned out. If you are inspired, grab some materials, and have some fun with me.

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So this first step is a little different than normal. I already had the wooden piece covered in crackle medium, as I was going to use it for something else, then of course changed my mind at the last minute. Set it to the side, thought about it, and now here we are making use of it once more. 

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Now I start to gather up all the things I want to add onto my panel. Including gears, wire, ornament hangers, and odds n ends. I use my sprays, paints, waxes, and texture paste to color, coat and give that grungy feel.

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This is the easiest step - I just take my black ink and distress all the sides of my focal point papers.

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Here I am using my own mixture of alcohol ink sprays for the background. You can use any color that you like. I have chosen - orange, green, brown, copper, and blue. 

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Once the background is fully dry (I use my heat tool to speed things up a bit), start laying out how you would like to see it on your panel. Take a photo if you feel like you may forget. I personally like going off the whim, so I lay it out and then put it back where I feel it looks good. 

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Once everything adhered to the panel, making sure it is dry, I use some of my bright waxes, Teal and Cream, to go over the tops of some of the embellishments. This will allow them to stand out and be seen. You don't want them to be hidden away - you want them to be brightened up a bit. 

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And there you have it. I hope you enjoyed this little tutorial on my take of Father Time/Mechanical Santa. I say that because we all have our own perception of who these people are. I see Father Time in a mechanical sense. I see Santa as a jolly guy who helps out the kids on Christmas..... So I have just combined them together as one person!! I feel it has come out rather nice and unique. Below you will find the finished panel and close up photos of all the angels. 

Be sure to check out ClearScraps and all their new goodies on the website!

As always, see you next time!!! Be bless, think outside the box, and color outside the lines!!! All the best artists do!! Happy Creating!!

 

 

 


Clear Scraps Medium Wood Gnome--No Place Like Gnome

Hi there everyone!  Laura is here with you today sharing a home decor project

with one of Clear Scraps fun new goodies, their Medium Wood Gnome!

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How cute is this guy??!!  These are so much fun to decorate!  The raw wood can be

painted, inked, sprayed, covered with paper, whatever you'd like to do to make

this little cutie your own!  On this one I used a combo of different things.  Most of

him is painted.  The beard you can see I used 2 colors to give it a lot more depth

and dimension.  I also inked around the edges of all of the pieces, which you

don't have to do, but I like the "woodsy" feel it give using the brown ink to create

shadows and layers of color.  I did also use some paper and I'm sure you can see!

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The best part is that there is a separate piece for the hat and the beard, so that

way if you want to trace around it and cut out of paper, it's super easy to do!

I did add a little embellishment to the hat, adding a band and also some decoration.

It's always fun to add a little bit of extra detail, and the fussy cut leaves, button and

twine are a perfect addition.  The other embellishment that I added on to this project,

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The word "Home" is one of the Clear Scraps Chipboard Word Titles.  They come

as raw chipboard that you paint, ink, etc.  Here I painted it with green acrylic

paint and then dabbed on a little bit of brown paint to fit with the fall woods

theme.  I turned it into a sign for him to hold by gluing the word on a scrap of

brown cardstock, and then I added more fussy cut leaves on the sign.  He just looks

like an adorable little guy that lives in the forest, doesn't he?

 

Thanks so much for stopping by today, stop back again soon!

 

Supplies Used:

Clear Scraps: 

Medium Wood Gnome, Home Chipboard Word Title

Other:

Echo Park--A Perfect Autumn papers, enamel dots, twine,

button, brown cardstock, orange, brown, green, pink and

cream acrylic paint, Vintage Photo distress ink.


Grateful Deco Wood Decor

Happy Fall Ya'll!

Tami with you today and trying to get in the mood for fall. We finally are having more cool days in Texas and it's easier to think about fall decor when you can slip into a sweater when you go for a walk. We don't get many of the gorgeous fall colors that some other areas get. I do have a pear tree out front that the leaves change colors on. But every year, a day or two after they change, the wind knocks them all off the tree! 

If I can't get the autumn colors in the nature around me, I guess I can make some for myself. And that is exactly what I did when I made this project. You could use it as part of your thanksgiving decor, but it is more of a fall project than a thanksgiving project...

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I started with a Deco Wood Shape these come in a pack of 3, so you will have 2 to leftover, for gifts or other seasonal decor.

I painted it with a base of darker brown slightly mixed with tan...

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Then I added another layer of paint, this time using Ivory and Tan; i spritzed the surface lightly to help the paint apply in a thin coat...

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After the paint dried, I lightly sanded the piece, sanding a little more around the edges...

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Next, it was time to prepare the leaves. I used 2 of the Maple Branch Chipboard Embellishments. I wanted to create the wonderful color variations that real leaves have, so after perusing my studio, I decided on my Color Bursts. Color Bursts are powders that are activated by water.

First, puff the powder in tiny scattered amounts on all the leaves. I used 3 colors...

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Then the fun part! Spritz on a little water and watch the magic happen. The Color Bursts work great on Clear Scraps Chipboard...

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I wanted a little more pop of yellow on the leaves, so I added small amounts of powder to them and dabbed them with my finger while the leaves were still damp. Set the leaves aside to dry...

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Then print out the Grateful definition, or whatever fall word or phrase you want to use...

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Cut out your sentiment and ink the top and bottom edges with brown ink, then adhere it at a slight angle to the wood shape...

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Use a file to remove excess paper from around the edges...

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Then ink the side edges...

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When the leaves on the chipboard have dried, paint the branches brown, and set aside to dry...

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When the chipboard pieces are dry, adhere to the top right and bottom left of the wood shape using 3D Dots...

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*NOTE: I'll be using the chipboard frame from the Maple Branch Chipboard Embellishment that is usually discarded on a card for my November 14 post.

SUPPLIES:

Clear Scraps: Deco Wood Shape and Maple Branch Chipboard Embellishments

Other: TCW: Ken Oliver Color Bursts: Calypso Pack and Spray Bottle, Clear Snap: ColorBox Chalk Ink and Stylus & Tips, Beacon Adhesives: 3-in-1 Glue, Brown, Tan and Ivory Acrylic Paint and 3D Dots

Tools: Trimmer, Sandpaper and Paintbrush


Gratitude Tall Pumpkin Acrylic Album

Hello Clear Scraps friends! It's Jennifer here to share a mini album I  created using the Acrylic 5x7 Regular Album!  When I  first discovered Clear Scraps, I  fell in love with the acrylic albums and still look forward to creating with them!  Because its November, I  wanted to create a gratitude journal and I'm going to show you my techniques!  

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I  used the new Tall Pumpkin Mini Shaker Shape as the focal point of my cover!  The Shakers are very versatile as they can also be used on layouts, cards, or home decor projects!  They are the perfect size! I  used Gold Metallic Gilding Polish on the top chipboard frame of the shaker.  You apply in a circular pattern and allow to dry. 

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I  adhered patterned paper to the chipboard base of my shaker using Beacon 3-in-1 Adhesive. I  then cut away excess paper with scissors followed by using an x-acto knife and sanding tool to smooth edges. 

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Next, I  adhered the two middle chipboard frames to the base layer (again using my Beacon adhesive).

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I  added some chunky gold sequins the center of my shaker as well as popped up a die cut butterfly.  I  then adhered the acrylic overlay.

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Last, I  adhered my top chipboard frame and added a sentiment to the top.  Using a solvent based adhesive to adhere the Shaker works best especially when working with acrylic. 

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For the pages of my album, I  added droplets of three coordinating colors of alcohol inks followed by using a cotton applicator to blend.  I  wanted the colors to look "splotchy" and not uniform.

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The alcohol ink dries quickly so I  then could move on to decorating my album.  I  always try to use the inside of the front cover for journaling.  

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Using my Gold Metallic Gilding Polish, I  colored the Bare Tree Chipboard Embellishment Shape  to my next page. I  then stamped leaves onto patterned paper and cut out to place around the tree.  

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I  left most of this page "bare" without covering with any paper.  

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For my next page, I  did add a 4.5 x 6.5 piece of patterned paper.  I  then adhered the Circle Dots Chipboard Embellishment Shape (which again I  used the Gold Metallic Gilding Polish).  I  then added die cuts and a metal sentiment tied on with bakers twine. 

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My last two pages, I  set up for journaling using patterned papers and additional die cuts.  

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Thank you for stopping by the blog today! I  hope you are inspired to create your own gratitude journal using Clear Scraps! Have a great day!

Additional products used:  patterned paper, die cuts: Prima; metal charms, metal clip, ink, alcohol ink: Ranger; bakers twine: Teresa Collins Designs; stamps: American Crafts, Citrus Twist Kits; rhinestones: Taylored Expressions; adhesive: Beacon, Tombow, Thermoweb; sequins: Recollections; paper flowers: Mon Ami Gabi; misc: ribbon, chrome book rings. 

 

 


Winter Mittens Card by Steph

Hi everyone, Steph Ackerman here today sharing a Winter Mittens card using the Mittens Chipboard Embellishments.  The holidays are just around the corner.  Have your started your holiday cards yet?

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Cutting a snowy themed pattern paper, I matted it with navy cardstock.  Next, I wrapped the panel with ribbon before adding the panel to the card base.   The mittens were colored using a dark blue ink pad;  alternatively, I could have  painted the mittens, but the ink was at hand so I went with it.  I also used puff paint to create the faux fur. 

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Once the puff paint dried, I used the Stripes Layering Stancil to give the mittens a design, using red ink to create the stripes.

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The mittens were added to the card with foam adhesives for dimension.  Winter Wishes and Snowman Kisses from Joy Clair's Snowy Greetings stamp set were stamped on  scraps of the pattern paper and then matted with scraps of navy cardstock before being added atop the mittens.

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To finish, I added some Robin's Nest Dew Drops around the card.  I also added several to the stamped phrases.

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Thanks for stopping by.

Steph

Other Supplies:  Joy Clair Stamps; Imagine Crafts Ink; Robin's Nest Dew Drops; Ribbon; Puff Paint

 


Art Journal Cover

Good Morning all my fellow artists and crafters. This is Dora and today we are going to decorate a book cover. I am using this as my art journal cover, but you are more than welcome to use it how you see fit. I am using the following materials.... Swirls Flourish Stencil, Blank Wood Album Cover (plain), and the Chicken Wire Chipboard Embellishment Shape. Here is a picture of the finished product and there will be some close ups at the end of this post. Hope you enjoy creating with me today. 

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Now let's get started on the basics.... before you do anything always gesso or prime your project pieces, so that they will hold paint, and embossing better. Here I have done that with both the cover, back cover, and the pieces I will be using. 

 

The next thing I do is paint the pieces - making them appear to be vintage and old.

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While those are drying, I take the front and back cover, using a stencil, and crackle paste, create texture for the background of both side. 

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Once the crackle paste is fully dried. I begin to add paints and watercolors, for a grungy/vintage look. You can do this by spraying water on the canvas, while wet, apply the paint or watercolor. It will in turn run down and through the texture you created in the step before. As you can see below, I controlled the flow to only move in the middle and where I wanted the color to be.

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Now comes the fun part as always, laying out the design you would like on your cover. If you are afraid you may forget, please take a photo with your phone, so that you can reference it when you are reassembling it. I have chosen to use molds and clay for some of my frame, wings, and stars. Now once you are ready, use some matte gel medium to make sure everything stays in place. Paper embellishments can be stuck with regular glue. 

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Now I am going to use some matte get medium and place some mini stones along the areas that appear to be a little bare.

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Once you have everything in it's place, this step is always optional, as I do love this step, and do it frequently. Cover your focal point (especially if it is a face, animal, or family picture), to protect it from all the splatters we are going to be doing next. I am using liquid acrylic paint. Adding just a tad of water to thin it for the splatter effect.

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There you have it.... You are done and just look at what we created together. I am so happy you have joined me today in created this cover for my new art journal. 

Be sure to check out ClearScraps and all their new goodies on the website!

As always, see you next time!!! Be bless, think outside your box, and color outside the lines!!! All the best artists do!! Happy Creating!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Clear Scraps Mason Jar Chipboard--Jar of Thanks Card

Hi there everybody!  You've got Laura here with you today, and I've

got a simply sweet thank you card to share!

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Do you like to make cards ahead to have on hand for little things that

pop up in addition to birthdays, Christmas, baby and such?  I always

find having a few extra Thank You cards around, so you can send a

quick hand written note of appreciation, is a great idea!  It's also a perfect

way to use up your scraps from other projects too!  I had scraps of

paper from a home decor project I completed, so I thought hey, I'll

see what I have to make a cute card!  I like to have an assortment of the

Clear Scraps chipboard embellishments around to create with. Why?

Because I can coordinate them to any kind of papers, color palette or

project.  They work well for LO's and home decor projects too, but they

are also a great size for cards!  For this one, I used the cute little

Clear Scraps Mason Jar Chipboard Embellishment.  

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I traced the jar on a scrap of leaf patterned paper, cut it out and glued

it to the base piece.  The jar outline piece was painted with dark brown

acrylic paint to match the fall theme of the Thank You card, the jar lid

is painted gray and then brushed with a bit of black distress ink to create

an antiqued look.  Then a bit of twine, and a couple of leaves that

were fussy cut and tied on make a cute little jar decoration.  It would

be fine plain too.  It's all about how YOU want to create when you use

these chipboard embellishment pieces!  Check out the Clear Scraps

store for the huge selection!  You can find them all right HERE.

Thanks for stopping by today!

 

Supplies Used:

Clear Scraps:  Mason Jar Chipboard Embellishment

Other:  Carta Bella--A Perfect Autumn--paper and stickers,

enamel dots, brown and gray acrylic paint, twine, black

and brown distress ink, foam tape, adhesive.


BOO Sign

Hello, Kelly on the blog with Clear Scraps using their wood products to create a very fun Boo sign just in time for Halloween! 

 
Supplies - 
Modeling paste
Distress paint
Acrylic paint
Dew Drops
Stencil
 
I have to say, I love these wood rectangles for all kinds of projects. They are so versatile and easy to use, they are sturdy, easy to drill and you can use all kinds of mediums on them!
 
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Here is a picture of the products I used to create the sign. First I painted the sign in black then used a circle stencil to add the circles in purple, orange, and green with the distress paints. Then I added the BOO with word stencils and let this all dry. 
 
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While my sign was drying, I took the Bat Mini Palette and painted it black and add some orange dots, I set this aside to dry also. then I took the support off the back and glued the pieces together to form a solid bat shape when this was dry, I glued it to the top right corner of my BOO sign. 
 
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After adding the bat, I used the Dew Drops and placed them randomly around the sign for some bling. Here is my finished piece, ready for Halloween!  I have to say, I think this is my favorite piece and I can't wait to decorate for Halloween! 
 
Boo finished
 
Thanks for stopping by!

Shaker Bat and Pumpkins, Oh My!!

Hello, today I am working on several projects for the Clear Scraps blog using their shakers, I have to say, I love their shakers, they are so versatile. They can be used on cards, as tags, for gifts, as ornaments, and lots more, check them out at Clear Scraps

 
Supplies - 
Mini Shaker Pumpkin
Paper scraps
Emery board
Glue
 
I started these pieces with some scraps of Halloween paper I had and I love how they turned out...it took me a quick minute to realize that I didn't have to cover the whole pumpkin because the edges and the stem would not show.  
 
Pumpkin shaker
 
Here is the pumpkin with the paper scraps glued down, I cut along the edges then used an emery board to take off the excess paper.
 
Pumpkin shaker paper
 
Here is the bat with some scary eyes for the background!
 
Bat shaker
 
Here are the finished pieces! 
 
Shakers
 
Thanks for stopping by, I can't wait to see what you create with Clear Scrap designs!

Snowman Tags By Steph

Hi everyone, Steph Ackerman here today with a set of Snowman Tags using the Chipboard Tag Album.

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The Chipboard Tag Album has 4 different shaped tags that can be used together to create a shaped mini album, or consider using the tags separately, as I did, to create different shaped seasonal tags.  

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Selecting two of the tags, I inked them with green ink.  I also inked the Noel Chipboard Word Title to coordinate with the pattern paper I was planning to use.

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Using the tags as stencils, I drew them on the pattern paper, being sure to select the sections I wanted to use.  Then I cut the papers to fit the tags.

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Next, I inked the edges of the pattern papers with the same green ink before adhering them to the tags.  

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The Noel Chipboard Word Title was adhered to one of the tags on a slight angle.

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Dashing through the snow...., a Crackerbox/Suzy stamp, was stamped with black ink, matted, and then adhered to the second tag with foam adhesives for dimension.
 
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Now just add ribbons to the tags.
These tags  would look really great on larger packages or even hanging from the Christmas tree. 
 
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Turn the tags over and consider creating a pocket into which you could slip a gift card or even some cash!!
 
Aren't they sweet?
 
Thanks for stopping by.
 
Steph
 
Other Supplies:  Brilliance Ink; Crackerbox/Suzy stamps; pattern paper; ribbon