Monday, April 21, 2014

Journal Cover for a MIni Album

Hello crafty people.
Elena is here today.
 I promissed  you last time, when I have made a simple mini album about love ( you can find it HERE), that I would come back with a cover tutorial for it.
so here it is:

It's quite simple,
I've used some chipboard pieces , covered everything with heavy gesso and just the magic with Shimmerz sprays and Dazzlerz began.



and some close ups of the back cover:


You are welcome to enjoy a video tutorial I have made for you:


Shimmerz I used:
Spritz - Bamboo Leaf, Olive Branch, Ruby
Coloringz - Valentino
Vibez - Hermit the Frog
Dazzlerz - Sour Apple
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Sunday, April 20, 2014

Some Rolling in the Hay action.......

Hi there....
Hope you are all having a happy April!
Just sharing a project with you today, that I created recently.

I used the Main Kit from My Creative Scrapbook.
And LOTS of Rolling in the Hay Vibez!  



I coated my cardstock with gesso before I started so the Paint didnt just soak straight into the paper.  I wanted to dry in puddles, creating more of a watercolour look, and less of a blended area of colour.  Its easy to get the layered splatter look, like this.  Just dry well between applications.


I chose the 'Rolling in the Hay' to match my papers.  Perfect!





Head over to the STORE today
(Keep in mind if you mention my name, you will get a free Shimmerz product!)  

Remember to join in the Shimmerz Facebook Challenge during April for your chance to win even more Shimmerz!!!

Thanks for Stopping by today.

See you again Soon.




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Friday, April 18, 2014

two birthday cards

Hi all!

Ingrid here today with two birthday cards.
These cards are actually two card shaped canvasses.
Love to work with them as they are a great firm base for all the paints.

Started both cards with randomly applying the paints.
Sprayed with some water to let the colors run into each other.
Used a heat gun to let it dry completely.
For the first card I took a kitchen sponge and some gesso to tone it done a bit. 

For this card I used a bottle cap from a Shimmerz spray.
Used a template and gesso to create some extra texture.
For both cards I also painted some flowers with the colors Flashee Fushia and Sunny.

Here are some details from the first card.
Glued some mini beads for an extra touch.

Didn't plan the cracks but the gesso did a great job.
Love those little surprises!


And some details from the second card:
Stamping the circles with some Blingz, Flashee Fushia.


I used the following Shimmerz products:
Blingz: Flashee Fushia
Shimmerz: Bubble Gum
Shimmerz: Sunny

Hope you enjoyed my post for today.
And don't forget: If you place an order make sure you mention my name and
 you will get a FREE Shimmerz product of your color choice!

Enjoy your day!
Ingrid xxx


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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Layout by Evgenia

Hi girls! Its Evgenia Petzer with you today. I have quite a simple LO for you today to share. 
This time i didnt' have time to make a tutorial, will do next time, promise:)
Hope you will still like this LO:

Vibez: Hermit the frog
Coloringz No yoking
Dimensionz: Pearly Gates and bloo Lagoon


Have a great easter weekend everyone!

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Shimmerz Backgrounds with Shona


Hello Shimmerz Fans! Today I have 2 projects to share with you. A fun canvas and oversize tag.
 
 

The background on the canvas has been covered with Gesso and than I applied some Shimmerz in Royal Purple and Sea Foam Spritz. I have let both colors drip and run on the background and sides of the canvas.
 
 

Here are some close up of the background swirls of yummy Shimmerz colors. The chippys and metal butterfly are all covered with Gesso and sprayed with some Sea Foam Spritz, I love to use my Shimmerz to co ordinate my project pieces.  



Next I have an oversize tag to share. To start I have used some packaging for the back of the tag, added some layers of torn paper strips, applied some gesso and sprayed some Sea Foam Spritz on it. Add a wee bit of water to the sprayed sections and twist and turn the tag to get the desired drips you like. I than used a mask to create the black on the background with some fun Licorice Stick Dazzlerz. Dazzlerz and Texuturez are my go to media’s for masking and adding texture to my projects.
 
 

Don’t forget to play along on our Facebook page for your chance to win some Shimmerz goodies to play with! It does not get any easier than this!


On your next Shimmerz order, mention my name (or any Shimmerz Designer) (in the notes to merchant) and Stacey will send you a something FREE!!!! Swing on by our Facebook page for lots of inspiration. Take care and happy Scrapping!

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Selfie- by Keren Tamir


Welcome to another colourful month with Shimmerz.
I just love the bright, colourful and shimmery look of the Shimmerz Products.


To start the background, I used some Dreamsicle Dazzlerz paint to mask the chevron pattern down the page. Once dry, I sprayed some Chikadee yellow over some of the background.


I used some Mandarin Mai Tai and Bamboo Leaf to make paint splatters in the background. I simply removed the nozzle from the top and just randomly splattered ink directly from the bottle. The more ink fell, the larger the splatters became.


The chipboard circles wer painted in both Peas Be Mine and Green with Envy after being primed with gesso.


Remember to join in the Shimmerz Facebook Challenge during April for your chance to win even more Shimmerz!!!


and..... if you want to order from the Shimmerz Store, you should mention my name. You will then get a free Shimmerz product.


Have a wonderful day!!

Keren
http://kerentamir.blogspot.ca



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Monday, April 14, 2014

Shimmerz Mixed Media Card


Hi Crafters :)

Today I am sharing a mixed media card I made for Shimmerz. I have been making bright color projects for a while and I feel like change up the color tone a little bit. This card is not really dark colored, but it is not my usually bright color style. And I just LOVE how it turned out!!! 

Those beautiful flourishes are just cut outs from my spellbinder dies. Those little flower trims are from prima. Of course, like always, tons and tons of Shimmerz product are used here. 

This card is really easy and fast to make. If you don't have much time to craft but still have that crafting crave, this is perfect for you. Also, don't forget to mention my name for a free product :))) 

Product List:
--Shimmerz: Angel Wings, Candlelight
--Coloringz: No Yoking
--Dimensionz: Streets of Gold, Blueberry Hill, Tauping You'll Call,

I have a start-to-finish video on how I made this card and it is here:


 I painted the flourish with Shimmerz Candlelight to give more shine and more dimension. Hope you can see the super yummy shimmerz on there.


I applied some Dimensionz in color Tauping You'll call onto the background, and before it dries, i put some wood hexagon pieces on there. So after it's dried, the wood pieces are also adhered onto the card.


Thank you sooo much for looking!!!
Stay Creative <3
Song



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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Texture and Color...



Hi everyone! It's Iris again here for Shimmerz and I'm sharing once again a layout I built on a white watercolor paper as base. I used a die-cut shape and used it as a stencil and applied texture pastes over it. I then lifted the stencil and let the mediums on top of it dry as well so I can use the same as an additional textured embellishment for the page.




The Shimmerz products I used here are:
Vibez Jeni B. Bleu, Sunset Strip, RazzelDazzel Berry
Coloringz No Yoking


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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Happiness is adding color with Shimmerz


Hello Shimmerz Fans! Yippee Spring has finally arrived in my part of the world…and that was one long Winter..YUCK! So today I have a layout to share that is bright and cheery and reminds me of Spring time.
 
 

The background is layers of the collection papers with some dabs of Shimmerz Pink and Pearlz Blue By U. I have dabbed some gesso on the areas with a wet wipe after the paint was dry to soften the colors more and blend them in a bit.
 
 

After I completed all my layers on the layout I tucked in some chippys that are finished with Vibez Before Dawn..the coverage is perfect on chippys. I then added some splats and drips with Shimmerz Pink and Magenta amd some Pearlz Blue By U. That is it…I love adding color to my creations with Shimmerz products.
 
 

Don’t forget to come play along on our Facebook page for your chance to win some Shimmerz goodies to play with! It does not get any easier than this!
 
 

On your next Shimmerz order, mention my name (or any Shimmerz Designer) (in the notes to merchant) and Stacey will send you a something FREE!!!! Swing on by our Facebook page for lots of inspiration. Take care and happy Scrapping!
 
 
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Sunday, April 6, 2014

Happy Sunday!

Hi, hope your weekend is going well :)  I am stopping by today with a new Shimmerz creation. Something beachy today..........
 
Shimmerz products used:
 
Vibez in Jeni B Bleu
Spritz in Sapphire and Mango Madness
Coloringz in Madarin Mai Tai
Shimmerz in Ultra Marine
 
 
 
"Chasing Seagulls"
 
 

 
 
I have used lots of Prima products and shells which the Shimmerz compliment so well.  These blue's are my favourite's to create with, if you didn't notice!!  I love the vibrancy to them, but also very calming.
 
 


 
 
 
I applied a mask with some modelling paste to give loads of texture and then blended the blues together.
 
 
 

 
 
I love how the colours blend into the shells, which I applied Gesso to first.
 
 
 




I also added a plastic pocket with little shells, cheesecloth and sequins.  I then applied some Madarin Mai Tai down the side.
 
 
 


 
 
Have a great week :)
 
 

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