Blog Hop with Xyron, Day 2


Hey there artsy friends Rita Barakat here on day 2 of the Xyron/ Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft blog collaboration! Both blogs have coordinated this week to bring you fabulous projects and prizes!

Who doesn't love winning a prize? All you have to do is comment to be eligible to win! Well, on with the festivities! I made a mixed media collage canvas! This is the first of four canvas' I am making for a mixed media seasons series.  This piece is called Fall. I drew and painted all my pieces; I also used watercolor paper and adhered it on the canvas, let's take a look...

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Xyron and Faber-Castell Blog Hop - Day 1 with Jen (and the winner of Take the Challenge!)


Hi, artsy friends! Each day this week, we’ll post a new project on our blogs. Make sure you hop to both blogs and the Facebook page for more chances to win and more inspiration!
Leave a comment here and on the Xyron blog for a chance to win $50 in product from Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft! For another chance to win, leave a comment on our Facebook page and the Xyron Facebook page!
This blog hop will end at 12am EST on November 22nd. Winners will be announced on the companies’ blogs on November 23rd.

Now, on to my little project that I made using Xyron and Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft products!  I was sent these lovely adhesive dispensers from Xyron and couldn't wait to try them out! 

Card - 1

Card - 2

Here's what I made:

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Barnes & Nobles Mixed Media Kit with Guest Designer Carisa


Hi everyone! Carisa here with you today and I'm thrilled to be joining Faber Castell Design Memory Craft as part of their Fall/Winter Guest Designers. This is a big dream of mine and I'm still kinda pinching myself. I love using these products in my art journals and mixed media projects and it is my desire to inspire all of you over the next few months using some of my favorite products.

Today, it is all about the Mixed Media Set - Tropical available now at your Barnes and Noble stores! I think this would make the perfect gift for any of your crafty friends who may have mentioned wanting to try out mixed media or maybe YOU want to try mixed media but you just don't know how to get started. This kit is it! You get everything you need to truly get started on your own journey. I want to show you how I used all the products available in the kit in my art journal once I got it.

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Iron Off Emboss Resist Technique


Aloha Guys!  This is Joyce from  Today I'm here with Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft® and I'll be sharing Iron off emboss resist technique using, various products from Faber Castell Design Memory Craft®  This is a super cool technique and it's very easy to do, so come and join me :)   Thank you so much!

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Key to Your Own Happiness (Tropicals Mixed Media Kit) - with Lisa


Hey everyone! It's Lisa back with you today to showcase another one of the fabulous Mixed Media kits exclusive to Barnes & Noble. Today I'll be using the Tropical Mixed Media Kit.

Tropical Mixed Media Kit
This is a 23 piece kit chock FULL of amazingness!! Here is what is included in the kit:

  • Five Gelatos® in the following colors: Snow Cone, Margarita Mix, Watermelon, Raspberry, and Metallic Melon.
  • Two Mistine Bottles
  • One Drip Dropper
  • One Dot Dabber
  • One Palette Knife
  • One Stipple Brush
  • 10 Mixed Media Stencils
  • One Texture Luxe™ in Pearl
  • And a technique guide

The bright and cheery Gelatos® colors in this kit are sure to warm you up during cooler weather. 

I knew right away when I saw the stencils included in this kit that I wanted to use the stencil with the keys. I've been reading a lot of quotes lately about happiness and I made up my own based on this stencil (at least I think I did...:D )

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G is for Grateful!


What are you going to make with the Mixed Media Set - 50's Diner that's now available at Barnes & Noble? How about a home decor piece for Thanksgiving? The colors are just perfect for Fall, there's plenty of fun tools in the kit and the fabulous Texture Luxe Silver to add texture with a great collection of stencils! Here's the project I made. .

Hi fellow bloggers, Mou here with today's Mixed Media Kit inspiration!

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Pinterest Inspired project with Rita Barakat

1-RBarakat Hey there creatives, Rita Barakat here! Today I am sharing a project inspired by Pinterest! I have a love/hate relationship with Pinterest, while I love seeing so many creative ideas I hate that you can easily lose track of time looking and pinning ideas that you may never get around to doing! I have been especially inspired lately by people who have mad skills using an Xacto knife! I am not one of those but I thought I would give it a shot of course on a much smaller and simplified scale!

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