49 posts categorized "Handmade Accessories"

Let's Go to the Beach

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Hello, Angie Blom here. I am so excited to be a part of the Faber-Castell® Design Memory Craft®  Guest Design Team. It was on my bucket list for a long time to  have this opportunity to work with these fantastic mixed media products that I love so much. I am over the moon with excitement and can't wait to share some fun projects with you.

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May Arts Blog Hop - Day 1

We’re hopping with May Arts this week! We’re so excited to be partnering again with them and crafting with their fabulous ribbons. 


Are you ready for an inspiration filled week with giveaways? Here’s how you can enter: Stop by our blog and the May Arts blog each day this week and leave a comment. Two winners will win $50 of product from us, and 3 spools of ribbons from May Arts. The hop will close at 11PM on February 15th. The winners will be announced here the next day. 

Good luck!

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For Day 1, I have an ir-RISIST-ible trim for ya featuring May Arts 1" Solid Wrinkled Ribbon in White with a Texture Gems Ice Liner watercolor resist technique! Before I dive into my project, I wanted to share with you, my most meaningful Valentine EVER...

"Once upon a time in 6th grade, my first boyfriend (more like dude I waved to across the classroom and occasionally sat next to at lunch) gave me a cheesy Tasmanian Devil card with a box of chocolates. I wasn't a huge Tasmanian Devil fan, but soon after I started watching the cartoons with lovey dovey moon eyes and the Whitman chocolates were pretty special at the time, considering my 11-year-old palette ;) I look back on it now and it was one of those lame first Valentine's Day moments I'm certain we all get hazed into- teddy bears, chocolates, roses, balloons, tasmanian devil cards...right?! But, it still holds a special place in my heart."

Okay onto the quick technique video tutorial:

 

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I hope to learn about some of your most memorable Valentines!!!! I also hope you enjoyed to quick technique video! I loved working with the May Arts Ribbon.

Now HOP on over to The May Arts Blog!

 

Thanks for hopping by,

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Faber-Castell® Design Memory Craft® Products Used:

Texture Gems Ice Liner ***coming soon***

Art GRIP® Aquarelle Watercolor Pencil (123)

Stamper's Big Brush Pen (Magenta)

Collapsible Water Cup


Other Products Used:

May Arts 1" Solid Wrinkled Ribbon White

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A gift wrapping tutorial by Mou & winners of December Take the Challenge

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Hi everyone, Mou here today with a gift wrapping tutorial. I like to keep my wraps simple and unique. Here are a couple of ways I'm wrapping my gifts this year.

For this project, you'll need:

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft® Gesso

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft® Glaze

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft® Gelatos® in the following colors: Red Cherry (Red set); Pistachio (Green set)

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft® Stamper’s Big Brush Pen: Black # 199

Others: kraft wrapping paper, paint brush, pencil  

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Cut wrapping paper for the gifts you want to wrap. Wrap gifts and secure with wrapping paper with tape or stitch into packets.

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Draw an oval on the wrapped surface with pencil. Following the outline of the oval, draw and color circles in various sizes with Red Cherry Gelatos color.

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Draw leaves around the red circles with Pistachio Gelato color.

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Use Glaze to blend and add shin to the colored design.

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Write sentiment with Stamper's Big Brush pen.

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Splatter some diluted gesso with paint brush to mimic snow.

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Add some ribbon, label, tag, or candy cane to the wrapped gift to finish.

Hope you enjoyed today's tutorial and would use your Faber Castell Design Memory Craft mixed media stash to wrap and personalize your gift wraps this year.

And now, the winners of December 2014 Take the Challenge with Mou...

1. OH what a gorgeous piece of inspiration Mou! That is going to make a wonderful gift for a very lucky someone!! Thanks for all you do to bring us these fun challenges each month! I thoroughly enjoy them and they have helped me grow artistically for sure!!  I sure hope you will continue with them in 2015! :) I played along this month and made a festive birdhouse from a toilet paper roll. Happy Holidays one and all! http://linseyrickett.blogspot.com/2014/12/a-twitterpated-christmas.html

Posted by: Linsey R | 12/06/2014 at 05:32 PM

Linsey, this was really creative! Thanks for sharing with us :)

2. I had a PLAN with this right away! I shared it on my blog...

You can find my entry  HERE

Posted by: Ellie Knol | 12/08/2014 at 04:44 PM

Congrats Linsey & Ellie! And thanks everyone who joined in this month :)

Ladies, please get in touch with Naoko for your prizes. Email her [naoko@fabercastell.com] with December Take the Challenge winners on the subject line.

Will see you all next month with another creative challenge :)

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Sunset Background

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Hi everyone! It's Limor Webber Here with a quick tutorial on how to use your Gelatos and Glaze to create a simple backround.

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Mixed Media Mini Journal Board with VIDEO

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Hi crafty friends! It's Lisa here with you today and I'm sharing a few techniques on a mini journal board that I had fun with. I had a big "oopsie" in making this project, but I worked with it and allowed it to guide me in a very cool direction. Make sure to scroll down for the video! 

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I hope that you enjoyed my video and laughed along with me. ;) I really enjoyed making this piece as I wasn't sure what exactly I was going to do when I started, but I love how it turned out.

Supplies Used:

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft® :

Gelatos® - Iced Chai, Iced Coffee (Steampunk Collection), Butterscotch (Neutrals Collection),
Mango (Yellow Set) Gold Champagne (Gold/Silver set), Blood Orange (50's Diner Designer Set),

Gesso
Gel Medium
Glass Bead Glitter Gel
Paper Crafter Crayon™ in Brown
Mini Journal Boards
Gelatos® Mist Maker Set­

Other Supplies:

Stencil - The Crafter's Workshop (Microbial)
Paper (on tag) - Basic Grey (Highline)
Stamp - Technique Tuesday (Can Do)
Embossing Powder - Wow! (Passion Fruit Embossing Glitter)
Embossing Ink - Versamark
Staples
Twine
Seam Binding Ribbon

 

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Another Wearable Art necklace with Jen Matott

P1010802So last month I created a necklace with ComposiMold and the Mixed Media with Gelatos kit!  I loved it so much that I made another wearable art piece.  This time I used an UmWowStudio Hexagon Background die cut piece, canvas, and the Steampunk Gelatos® set.

Here are some step outs from my creation!

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Summer Sun Collaboration with Penny Black: Day 2

As the summer sun begins to rise and the temps heat up, what better way to beat the heat than crafting! Join us all this week for a special collaboration with Penny Black. We're sharing fun projects here on our blog using Penny Black stamps AND you'll find projects from the Penny Black designers on their blog featuring our Paper Crafter Crayons and Double Scoop Gelatos. We want you to join in the fun, too, so don't miss the giveaway details at the end of this post.

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Hello Blogosphere! It's Tiffany here for Day 2 of the Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Blog Hop with Penny Black! I am THRILLED to be sharing some of my favorite Paper Crafter Crayon Techniques paired with the awesomeness that is Penny Black :)

I even have a video for ya:

 

In the video I show you 2 different ways to incorporate melted Paper Crafter Crayons into your own projects & I even show you how to create a Gelatos Spray Mist! 

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Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft products: Paper Crafter Crayons (red/yellow, blue/green), Gelatos Double Scoop (blueberry, raspberry), Gelatos (lavender, lime), Gelatos Mist Maker Set, Whipped Spackle, Stamper's Big Brush Pen (Pink Madder, Light Blue), PITT Pens (Blue Green)

Penny Black products: Sunny Hello Stamp Set, Flower Dance Stencil

To see what the Penny Black designers have created today, click HERE!

And don't miss this fun giveaway...

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Are you ready to win a full set of Paper Crafter Crayons™ and three stamps from Penny Black? Simply leave a comment each day this week here and on the Penny Black blog to be entered to win. And for a bonus entry, be sure to "like" our Facebook page and the Penny Black Facebook page and leave a comment there, too! (Giveaway closes Sunday, June 15th at 11:59 PM PST.)

Thanks for stopping by,

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Sunset Layout by Jen Matott

Sunset1It's summer time and the weather is finally warm enough for us to spend time at the beach (even if it is a lakeside beach) and enjoy each other and the sunsets of Central New York.  This page has a photo of a sunset in Florida but it does remind me of summer days.  I created this layout on a patterned paper that looks like cork.  It gave it a sandy feel and I love the look of natural materials.

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Altered Spring Flowers Handbag by Jeanne

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Hi everyone! Jeanne Streiff here today with an background technique using Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Paper Crafters Crayons . I'll also show you how to use Gelatos® and a  Stamper’s Big Brush Pen to decorate flower die cuts to make them look more realistic. These techniques  can be used for scrapbooks, cards and art journals too!

 Here is a video I made showing you how to make my pretty handbag.

 

Spring Flower Handbag supplies Jeanne_Streiff

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft supplies:

  Gelatos®  (Butter Cream, Mango, Blood Orange, Green Tea, Coconut)

 Paper Crafters Crayons RedYellow

 Stamper’s Big Brush Pen Scarlet Red

Palette Knife ( Gelatos®  Tool Set )

 Other supplies:

  Z Becky Brown Handbag & white purse insert (White Knight)

 Sizzix dies (659242 Camellia, 656064 Flowers, Branches & Leaves)

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Dried Glaze Die-Cuts


Hello! Dana Tatar here today sharing a project that utilizes Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft® Glaze in a super fun way. I've taken glaze off-the-page and used it to create tinted die-cut embellishments!

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