Stencils

Grateful, Thankful, Blessed Art Journal

Hello everyone... Helen is here again today and I would love to share you an art journal page I created using Clear Scraps Stencils.

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For the base, I applied some pigment inks on the mixed media page using the brayer. I applied each color overlapping each other to build up the background. I did it several time until the whole page was covered enough with the inks.

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Next layer, I added the printed tissue paper. I tore the tissue paper into some pieces and randomly I added on the page with gel medium and brush. I let it sit until the gel medium dried well. 

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After that, I put the 6x6 Fall Leaves on top of the page and applied the modeling paste on the stencil with the palette knife. I covered the edges to be look like a leafy frame on the page. I let the paste to dry naturaly. It took a while... but if you want, you can also use craft heater tool to dry the paste but have to be very careful becuase the paste can be bubbly when it is too hot.

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After the modeling paste dried, I applied some white gesso on the page using flat brush. It was a thin layer that only muted the background a little bit. I let the white gesso to dry.

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Next step is adding some colors. I started to build up the colors for the page. First, I sprayed the mixed media art sprays on the page and blended them with brush. After that, I dabbed of some puddle of paint with paper towel and then I dried the paints with craft heater.

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I grabbed some of my Metallic Gelatos sticks and applied them on the page. I scribbled the pigment on the page and then blended them with my finger.

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I put the 4x6 Brick Wall Stencil right in the middle of the page, and then I scribbled some of the black Gelatos stick on the stencil and using my finger to spread the pigment. After that, I added some white acrylic paint splatters on the page and dried it with craft heater.

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Next, I grabbed the chipboard rectangle. This is actually the frame that came with the chipboard shape embellishements. I saved them after I cut out the embellishment so I can use on other projects such as like this. I colored this chipboard frame with some gold and white coconut metallic Gelatos for extra shine. I added the chipboard frame on the page with permanent adhesive glue.

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I wrote the words: Grateful, Thankful and Blessed on a white cardstock using Black Permanent Brush Pen. I trimmed them into word stripes and I added on the page with 3D foam tape and permanent adhesive glue.

That's my project for today... Hope you all enjoy it. Thank you so much for stopping by our blog today! Have wonderful day....


Happy Fall Pumpkin Banner by Steph

Hi everyone, Steph Ackerman here today using one of the Acrylic Banners and the 6" Pumpkin Swirl stencil  to create a fall wall hanging.

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Placing the stencil on the banner, I determined where I wanted the design then taped the stencil in place so it wouldn't move while I inked it.

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I started adding color using an art dauber, beginning with orange ink.

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I continued adding colors with art daubers until I had the effect I was looking for.  I inked the swirl with 2 colors of green ink, then added brown ink for definition around the pumpkins.

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Removing the stencil, I had this amazing pumpkin image.   

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I wanted the design to stand out some more, so I  traced the banner onto yellow cardstock then cut it to fit the reverse side of the banner. 
Using a Lawn Fawn die, I die cut Happy Fall from Rinea Marigold/Gold Glossy and Ebony/Gold Glossy Foiled Papers then adhered them together slightly offcenter above the stenciled image. 
I punched holes and tied the ribbon hanger in place.

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I placed assorted Robin's Nest dew drops about the banner, selecting similar colors to complement the colors.

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I created a bow from Rinea Marigold/Gold Glossy and Ebony/Gold Glossy Foiled Papers using Spellbinders dies and attached it to the banner using a brad.

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Thanks for stopping by.

Steph

Other Supplies:  Rinea Foiled Papers; Imagine Crafts Ink; Spellbinders  and Lawn Fawn Dies; Ribbon


Fall Colors? Wood Phone Stand

Hola!

Tami here with you today on the Clear Scraps Blog.

I love the traditional fall colors as much as anyone, but sometimes, you want to try something a little different. So I went searching for some non-tradtional fall colors. I ran across a type of ash tree that had leaves that were a mix of lavender, sage green and touches of light orange and yellow. I thought those colors would look great together on a project, and having just got a new phone and phone case, it was time to make a new phone stand! And my case just happened to look fabulous with those colors.

I picked Clear Scraps' Scallop Wood Phone Stand to embellish; I like the dainty scallop border. The shape of the leaves on the Ash Tree looked similar to those on the 6" Tree Branch Stencil, so I thought it would be perfect design to use to.

I picked out some pigment inks in the colors I had chosen, then pulled out some Iridescent Embossing Powder too.

To start, I gave both parts of the stand a nice even coverage of the blue ink...

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Then I heat set the ink. I wanted to create a "shadow" of white ink for the stenciled design, so I didn't want the blue ink to blend into the white when I applied it.

Use painters tape or masking tape to hold your stencil to the wood and your work surface...

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Here's how the white "shadow" stenciled design looked; it was heat set too so it wouldn't blend with the colors I would be adding next...

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Next, I repositioned the stencil slightly down and to the right of it's previous placement. Then I used lavender, sage green and pale orange to fill in the leaves; blending several colors on each leaf. Then I used a light brown for the branches.  Then I sprinkled embossing powder over both pieces. *Note: I added a few leaves to the front of the stand.

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After heat embossing the ink colors brighten a bit...

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Another thing to note is that pigment ink is a SLOW drying ink! I heat set enough to keep the colors from blending, but the embossing powder was going to stick to the inked background and white "shadow" too, although not as heavily as it did to the "wet" leaves. I wanted my phone stand to have an all over shimmer, but if you prefer for only the leaves to "shine", you should heat set after adding the white and let it sit overnight - depending on your ink. Test a bit before you shake the embossing powder over it.

You can always test on the backside of the stand portion to see how fast your pigment inks dry so you can achieve the look you want.

As I'm writing this, I can't help but notice that our new Clear Scraps watermark matches my project! Guess I should have stayed "closer" to home to find some inspiration! I feel like Dorothy ;)

SUPPLIES:

Clear Scraps: Scallop Wood Phone Stand and 6" Tree Branch Stencil

Other: ColorBox: Shabby Chic Petal Point and White Pigment Inks, Stylus & Tips and Opalescent Clear Embossing Powder

Tools: Heat Gun and Blue Painters Tape


Maple Leaf Shaker Card

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Hello hello hello crafty friends... Autumn will officially be here on September 22nd in the US. But the feeling of getting into a new season is bringing a feeling for a new hope, a change. When the leaves start to change colors is one of the signs that the new season is here. Today, on my card, I am featuring the Mini Shaker Maple Leaf and 6" Leaves Stencil, that they are just perfect for this season!

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I started with getting the top and bottom leaf ready to be painted. I used 3 shades of gold acrylic paints to create an ombre gold color look on the maple leaf.

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I painted the each leaf piece with the small flat brush. I set them aside to dry and then I added another layer of the paints. I did it 2 times.

While the paint drying on the side, I worked on the card background.

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I used a 5" x 6.5" ivory card (it is 1" bigger than A2 size card). I added the 6" Leaves stencil on top of the card, secure it with low tack tape (washi tape will work well, too), and then I added the Oxide Distress inks (Spiced Marmalade, Peeled Paint, and Walnut Stain) on the card with small round blending brush.

After blending the ink colors on the card, I added the burlap paper on top of it with TapeRunner adhesive.

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The paint was dried well. I started to put each layer of the shaker chipboard together with 3-in-1 Beacon adhesive. I sprinkled a decent amount of sequin mix in the middle of the shaker. Then, I removed the clear plastic from the acetate (remember to remove both sides! I almost made a mistake!!!). I added the acetate on top of the chipboard with the same adhesive and then I added the top piece of the maple leave. It is done.

I leave it as it is, no sentiment so I can send it out for any occasions in this Autumn season. I hope this project gives you an idea to create with Clear Scraps

Thank you so much for stopping by our blog today. Have a wonderful day!


Spread Some Cheer

Good morning all my crafty friends, this is Dora, and this morning we are going to look a a cute way to make some ornament tags. These tags are unique, because you hang them on your tree, and they are acrylic instead of chipboard/wood. I had so much fun making them and had to share them with all of you. These tags were also featured in the Stamp and Scrapbook @home expo which you can find HERE!! If you are interested in making any of these two, you can find the acrylic tag HERE, and the snowflake stencil HERE! Let's get started....

1.) Grab out your acrylic tags and make sure you take the thin plastic covering off each side. Then put a coat of clear Gesso over the front and back of the tags. This will ensure that the paints, pastes, and and stamping stay on the tags.

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2.) Choose the stencils you want for the background. I have chosen the snowflake and bulbs. Though, in the end I only used the snowflake one. Grab some texture paste, place the stencil where you want the snowflakes, and apply the paste. Be sure it is fully dry before going to the next step!

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3.) this is an option step. If you wanted to do something different, other than with a stencil, you can apply the paste onto the tag. This will give a "snow" like look. as you can see in the photo below, I also added some glitters of all sizes, along with embossing powders. (BE CAREFUL will heating the embossing powders. It will melt the tag if you are not paying attention).

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4.) Here I have taken out some stamps to give some background texture to all the white. Be sure to use a permanent ink so they stay and not bleed with anything you add on top.

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5.) Next, I start gathering up all the elements I would like to use on the tag. Here are some paper elements that I am going to distress with some inks. It will give it that vintage look when finished.

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6.) Now come the fun part... placing all the elements where you would like them to be on the tags. Once you have the composition down, adhere them using a strong glue, to make sure they stay. I am using a matte gel medium. You will also notice that I add a few extras before it is fully completed!!

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7.) This is also an optional step, but one I feel bis a must. I love making splatters all the piece when it is completed. Give a pop of color and bring everything together. For this I am using acrylic inks (watered down paints for the use of an ink). With a paint brush - small tipped - dip in the ink and tap all over the tags until it looks just how you like it.

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Below you will see the two finishes tags. I can't wait to see what you create for your tree this year. Hope that you have enjoyed learning another way to use the acrylic tags and snowflake stencil. Until next time, HAPPY CRAFTING!!! 

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Don't forget to check out ClearScraps HERE! and all the What's New HERE!

Other Materials Used - Gesso, Texture Paste, Glitter, Matte Gel Medium, Sticks from the yard, Paper Elements, Stamps, Charms, Bells, Santa Pin, and Diamond Dots.


Featured Designer Maya Yang

Hi friends! Hope you are all doing well. It's Maya here on the blog today and I'm so excited to share my first project as a featured designer at Clear Scraps. I created this mixed media Christmas tag using the Acrylic Tag, Mini Shaker Gnome, and 4x6 Brick Wall Stencil. Being a big fan of mixed media, I had so much fun to create on this tag!

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Below are the process pictures of how I created this mixed media tag. Before we start, first thing to do is to remove film from both sides. (It's for keeping the tag crystal clear!)

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Then, I stamped "Let's celebrate" and "Time for Celebration" on the tag with black archival ink. The ink dried quick and stayed on acrylic surface very well! After the ink dried, I painted some brick pattern using Brick Wall Masking Stencil and red acrylic paint.

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Here I used a gnome from Mini Shaker Gnome pack and embossed it with white embossing powder. Then I traced the gnome to a paper, cut it and glued it to the gnome.
 
 
The next steps are pretty easy and fun. I cut a paper into slanted and adhered to the background. Then I adhered the gnome and some ephemera pieces for decoration.
 
 
Lastly, I created snow effect by tapping a foam brush with white acrylic paint. I also tied a lanyard using red lace ribbon to finish it up.
 
 
Thank you for stopping by the blog today! I hope this project give you an idea to create with acrylic tag or album. Happy crafting!

Additional Products Used:
Patterned Paper, Ephemera: Simple Stories "Holly Jolly Collection"
Paint: Master's Touch Acrylic Paint Set
Ink: Ranger Archival Ink Jet Black & VersaMark Watermark Ink Stamp Pad
Embossing Powder: Stampendous Detailed White
Adhesive: Aleene's Original Tacky Glue
 
 
 
 

Steampunk Family

Good morning everyone this is Dora, hope you are doing well, and having a crafty wonderful day!! This project I am sharing today is very special. I lost my brother to heart failure on Dec. 31st, 2019. Since then I have been memory keeping and trying to make sure I never forget him. So, on my younger brothers birthday, I create this as a present for him to always have something with him. I am using the Family Desktop Frame and the  Bubble Stencil .

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The first thing I always do is prepare the wood with Gesso. Here I have used black Gesso for all the pieces. 

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The next step is to add some texture with a stencil. I chose the Bubble stencil and some texture paste. Then using some copper and silver leafing finish, I paint the word "Family" on the front and back.

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Using Mica Powders I create a grungy colored background on both the front and the back.

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Next I arranged all the pieces in the position I wanted them and adhered them to the frame. My brother and his wings were last to place on, I did this with Foam Tape so that he stuck out of the frame!

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Then I laid all the pieces out and splattered them with his favorite colors. Orange, Green, and White. Taking the two bottom pieces I place them onto the bottom, adhering them with a strong glue. Let dry over night to ensure it is secure.

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The final step was to add a card on the back - From me to my younger brother for his birthday! 

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Be sure to check out ClearScraps and all their new goodies on the website! I just love all their pieces, because they fit so well with the mixed media I love doing! I hope you enjoyed learning another way to use the family frame. I just love stepping out of the box and making things unique. Thank you for reading and hope you have a lovely day!! 

Other Materials Used: Glue, Inks, Watercolor, Paper Embellishments, Printable Digitals, Die Cuts, and Project Life Card.


Watercoloring with your Stencils

 

 
Greetings!  Today I am so excited to share this stenciled watercolor technique I used to create this card.  I know previously I have shared how to create watercolor pieces using watercolor pencils, but this time I chose to try watercolor markers. 
 
Supplies needed
 
watercolor paper
Watercolor markers
water brush or paint brush and water
Cardstock
border punch
 


Start by securing your paper to your work space. 

 
Trace images from Clear Scraps 6" Flamingos Stencil using watercolor markers. I used a light pink on the top of my flamingo and a darker pink along the bottom of the flamingos. 



Using a water brush draw ink toward the inside of the flamingos . 

 

Draw in water with watercolor markers and blend with water brush. 

 

Draw in sandy shore and blend. 

Using the Clear Scraps 4 x 6 Pine Cone Stencil  and varying green watercolors markers, pine branches. 

 

Blend ink outward using your water brush to create palm leaves. I just love that I can use this stencil for pine branches and for palm leaves. 

 

Once dry, mat watercolor image onto pink card stock and then onto green card stock.  Border punch the edge of card stock and add to card base to finish. 
 
I hope you are excited to get creative with your stencils. 

Clear Scraps 12x12 Acrylic LO -- Find Your Direction

Hi all!  It's Laura here with you today!  I hope you've been enjoying all of the

amazing inspiration here on the blog!  Clear Scraps has so many unique products

that you can have a lot of fun playing with.  One of my faves is their 12x12 Acrylic

Sheets.  I've got a scrapbook page for you today created on one of these!

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What makes these acrylic sheets one of my favorite ways to scrap?  You can use a

lot of fun mediums on them.  Sure you can use them on paper too, but sometimes

when you do mixed media products on regular cardstock, you can get warping

and wrinkling.  That NEVER happens on an acrylic sheet!  It's a perfect canvas

for texture paste, alcohol inks, paints, you can even stamp on them with a

StazOn ink!  In this LO, I used texture paste and the 4x6 Brick Wall background

stencil that's available from Clear Scraps. 

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I just randomly laid the stencil on the page and spread the paste through

the stencil with a pallet knife.  I left it dry really well over night just to be

sure.  If you use other mediums (like inks) drying is pretty quick, but

these are fun if you want to try something new.  Just a little patience

required!  So the next day, I went over the stencils "bricks" with some

distress inks to add depth and interest.  Soft blue and gray are the

colors I used to mimic the water background.  You could easily do

any color, like a red and brown to match an old building, or anything

that would match a picture you have.  The bricks reminded me of the

old lighthouses we have seen at the beach, so I also added the Clear Scraps

Lighthouse Chipboard Embellishment

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It's just painted with gray, white and black acrylic paint, then

brushed with a little ink around the edges, then glued to the LO.

Thanks so much for stopping by today!  Hope you will give the

12x12 Acrylic Sheets and some of the fun Clear Scraps stencils a try!

 

Supplies Used:

Clear Scraps:  12x12 Acrylic Sheet, 4x6 Brick Wall stencil,

Lighthouse Chipboard Embellishment.

Other:  Paper House Seas the Day Paper,  Paper House beach

sticker pack, enamel dots, acrylic paint (gray, black, white),

distress ink (black soot, weathered wood, pumice stone),

Vicki Boutin Molding Paste.

 


Sew Artful

Hello and good morning to all you crafty souls!! This is Dora, hope you are doing well, and staying safe out there!! Today I want to share something I made featuring the Blank Wood Cards found HERE! , Dress Form Chipboard Embellishment Shapes found HERE! , and the Chipboard circles/rings found HERE! Since this is a process that takes a little longer to do, I decided to make a video tutorial, that you can follow along with easier. 

Here is the full photo of the finished piece.

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Just click play below and enjoy the process!! 

As you seen in the video, it is all about placement, and how you see something come together. For me, I enjoy building up and layering items together, to create a story! 

Here are a couple photos of the finished piece so that you can see the details up close. Happy creating and Blessings!

Don't forget to check out ClearScraps HERE! and all the What's New HERE! 

Materials Used : Chipboard Dress Forms, Blank Wood Cards (2), and the Chipboard Circle/Rings

Other Materials Used : Black Gesso, Cracked Stencil, Mica Powders, Matte Gel Medium, Various Embellishments - flowers, leaves, tape measures, tags, paper, and pearls - Foam Tape, Lace, String, Buttons, and a Small Glass Bottle.

 


Stenciled Forest Scene Greeting Card

 
I love playing with Stencils!   And I love playing with inks!  This card allowed my to play with both! Clear Scraps has some amazing stencils and I decided to combine a few to create this beautiful card! 


This Card features

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Watercolor paper, distress inks, greeting sentiment, embossing inks and powder


Start by securing and inking your Clear Scraps 4x6 Sunrise Stencil with distress inks onto watercolor paper.  Be sure to leave room at the bottom for your trees.

Begin inking Clear Scraps 5 x 9 Mountain Scene Layering Stencil.  I used 3 differnt green inks and moved my stencil along the bottom of card, filling in any gaps with ink.


You can see how I moved the stencil, and even a few gaps left behind. 


 Here I moved the stencil to "cover" those gaps with more trees.

Continue moving your stencil to cover the bottom of card.

Here is a close up of the stenciled piece.


Stamp sentiment at top of card, then mat on card stock and add to card base.
                                            

 

 Coat chipboard with Embossing ink.

 Cover with Embossing powder and heat emboss.

 Just look at that shine!

 Add embossed butterfly to card to finish!   I hope you are inspired to stenciling on your cards!.

 

 


Game On Scrapbook Page

Hello,

Tami here with scrapbook layout to share with you. 

I have been going through all my photos and scrapbook layouts trying to see what I've done and haven't done.

I ran across a photo of my son and his girlfriend playing video games at a local game center. It reminded me that I had a Game On Chipboard Embellishment

I decided to print the photo and get the layout done while I was thinking about it!

I wanted to create my own printed paper to accent the photo.  I used the 6" Chicken Wire Stencil and spritzed it with various colors of ink sprays to make it. I then cut out around it to make it less "blocky".

A HINT for using stencils with spray ink is to spritz directly above the stencil and not at a slant. This helps prevent the ink from getting under the stencil.

The Game On Chipboard Embellishment was painted with Mixed Media Ink, then outlined with a silver gel pen. If you want your colors to be brighter when you ink or paint the raw chipboard, you can give them a base coat of white paint first.

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SUPPLIES:
Clear Scraps: Game On Chipboard Word Title and 6" Chicken Wire Stencil

Other: Clearsnap: Color Eclipse Mixed Media Ink: Granny Smith and Colorbox Spritzers: Moody Blue, Fireberry , Pumpkin Pie, Lemon Drop, Mermaid and Grasshopper, Kingart: Silver Gel Pen, Beacon Adhesives: Zip Dry and Cardstock: Black and White

Tools: Trimmer, Scissors and Paintbrush


Patience and Be Still Mixed Media Art Journal

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Hello everyone! Helen is here. Today I would like to share with you this Patience and Be Still Mixed Media Art Journal. These two words speak loud in my heart lately, especially in my recovery journey and this uncertain time. God reminds me to be patience and be still in Him, that He will give us hope while waiting for Him in faith.

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For the first layer of the background, I added the Silver Gouache, Yellow Ochre Gouache and White Gesso. I applied them on the page with the brayer.

After the first layer dried, I mixed the Emerald Green Gouache and Cerulean Blue Gouache on the page with the brayer. Some of the colors turned into pretty teal. I speeded up the drying process with craft heater only becuase I was no patient enough waiting for it to dry.

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I scribbled the Teal Woody Stabillo Watercolor Crayon and Black Woody Stabillo Watercolor Crayon on the page, then using wet round brush I blended the colors and while still wet, I tilted up the journal to get some drips on the page. I dried the watercolor paint with craft heater.

And then, I added some paper strips on the page using permanent glue stick. After that, I used a flat brush to apply some more white gesso on the paper stripes to blend them in. I dried it again with craft heater.

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I like to spray my stencils with stencil spray. I let it dry for about a minute and then I added it on the page. First, I used the 6" Zinnia Stencil. I applied the Aged Copper Metallix Gel with pallet knife. I carefully removed the stencil and carefully drying the gel with craft heater. But the best way is to let it air dry.

I added the 6" Fruit of the Spirit on the page, and I used post it tape to mask the other letters around the word "Patience." I added the Nocturne Pigment Ink on the stencil using dauber. I removed the stencil carefully because the pigment ink was still wet. After that I dried the ink with craft heart.

I repeated the same step for the next words, "Be Still" using the 3x12 Peace Be Still Border Stencil.

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After I dried all the inked letters, I added more flowers and leaves around the page using the 6" Zinnia Stencil and Aged Copper Metallix Gel.

I added some white highlight around the Zinnia flower in the middle of the page using the White Woody Stabillo Watercolor Crayon and wet brush.

I added more texture on the page with some paint splatters with Cocoa Mixed Media Art Spray and White Spray (I made my own spray mix). I dried the whole page carefully with craft heater.

Here are the close ups of the finished page:

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I hope this project give you an idea to create project with Clear Scraps stencils.

Thank you so much for stopping by our blog today. Have a wonderful day, crafty friends!


Wings of Fate

Hello friends! Hope you are having an amazing day! With everything happening around us, I wanted to create something fun and give a touch of beauty to someone's life!  One of the first things I  fell in love with were the Clear Scraps wood pieces!  Mixed media is my favorite, so these wood piece are perfect to create on!  So today I'm sharing the 6.5"x9.5" Mason Jar Medium DIY Pallet Shape as the base, then the 4x6 Brick Wall stencil,  Rings Chipboard Embellishment Shapes, and  Wings Chipboard Embellishment Shapes

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The first things I do are prepare the surface of the mason jar with two coats of white gesso, then once dry, I use the brick wall stencil to create dimension, and texture to the mason jar. For this I have used crackle paste. Now before the paste is dry, I add some embossing powders to the top so that it sticks to the brick wall. Heat with my heat tool and BAM - You have something truly unique!

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The next steps are pretty easy. I take all the chipboard, wood pieces, and anything I want to color over, and brush them with a copper leafing finish. Let them dry. 

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This is the part most people feel a little intimidated, but it is not hard at all!! What gives it that dimension? You can use either foam tap or you can use extra wood/chipboard/cardboard as the backing, behind the images. This will "pop" them up off the page. I always like to lay out my pieces before setting them with adhesive. Once they are where I want them, I start adhering them down. Being careful as the glue is still wet. I use a matte gel medium to ensure it stays. 


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After everything is adhered down, I cover the face of the girl, and make little splatters with watercolor, and washes (liquid paint for effects). I gently tap my paint brush over the piece, with black, white, and blue colors!!


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As you can see from the close up photos, those little splashes make the piece pop! I feel it just brings it all together!!

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Thank you for stopping by the blog today! You can see all the wood pieces I used by clicking HERE!!  And while you're at the shop, check out what's new with Clear Scraps! Have a blessed day!

Additional products used: White Gesso, Crackle Paste, Matte Gel Medium, Mica Powders, Watercolors, Glitter Art Glue, Paper Doll, Misc. Findings, Paper Flowers, Paper Embellishments, Paper Straws, wood words, Wooden gears, and cogs. 

 


Peace Mixed Media Shaker Card

Hello everyone... Helen is here. I am dreaming of peaceful beach these days... And I created this peace mixed media shaker card to share with you all

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I started with painting the beach shore line with watercolor paint on a 140 lbs watercolor paper for the background. For me, painting is a relaxing moment. I love how the background turned out. Dried the finished painting with craft heater.

I used the 3 x 12 Peace be still Stencil for the sentiment. I taped the stencil on top of the watercolor paper with some low-tack purple tape, and then I used sponge dauber to add the white pigment ink on it. After that, carefully I peeled off the tape and dried the pigment ink with craft heater.

I added the finished background on the 5x7 card base with TapeRunner adhesive.

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I painted the Mini Shaker Flip Flops with acrylic paints and small round detail brush. I used teal and white paints.

After the paints dried, I stacked them together with strong permanent adhesive glue and I put a heavy book on top until the glue dried.

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After the glued dried, I added some of the giant irridescent sequins in the middle of the flip flop. I removed the clear film plastics from the acetate (all Clear Scrapes acetate plastic have protected clear films on both sides) and then I added the acetate plastic on top of the flip flop with strong adhesive glue. Then I added the last piece of the flip flop and the metal flowers on the flip flop with strong adhesive glue, and carefully I put the heavy book on top of it until the glue dried well.

I added the finished shaker flip flop on the card with the TapeRunner adhesive.

I hope this card cheers you all up today! Thank you so much for stopping by.