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Autumn inspiration with Olga

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Hello everyone! 

I hope you all enjoy this new autumn day :) And here with you again Olga Kovalchuk to share with you my autumn inspiration. I hope you will like my new creation and I also hope that my tutorial will be interesting and inspiring for you.

I love nature very much and I always find a great inspiration when I go for a walk in the wood. Usually I find in the wood very beautiful things that I can use in my creations :) Some of this pretty nature gifts you can see at my new card :)

 

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A journal page and winners of November Take The Challenge with Mou

Hi everyone, Mou here today. Here's another page from my art journal...

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On this page, I used:

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Textural Accents: Gesso, Gel Medium

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Stamper's Big Brush pens: Chrome Green, May Green, Cobalt Green
Others: journal, paint brush, image, fabric, patterned paper, black paint, stamp
Here are the steps:
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Coat pages with Gesso. When dry, color with Gelatos.

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Spray water with mister and let colors drip down.

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Moisten foam stamp with water and color with Gelato.

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Stamp the flower a few times along the right edge of the page. Outline them with pencil.

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Attach strips of paper and fabric to the left page with Gel Medium.

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Stamp on the pages using Stamper's Big Brush pens.

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Choose an image from a magazine. Cut it out. Layer it on the page face down with Gel Medium. Work out any bubbles with your fingers. Let dry thoroughly.

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Spritz on the image with water and gently rub off the magazine paper to reveal the transferred image. Journal on the facing page to finish.

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Here's a close-up of my page.

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

1. This is my project for the challenge- small 3 pieces banner made with Gelatos! http://iritshalom.blogspot.co.il/2014/11/around-world-with-rubber-dance-october.html

Posted by: irit | 11/07/2014 at 08:44 AM

2. You inspired me to make by very own pillow box. 

http://purplebunnypapercrafts.blogspot.com/2014/11/taking-challenge-with-mou.html

Posted by: Teresa Godines #6857 | 11/15/2014 at 03:50 PM

Congrats Irit & Teresa! And thanks everyone who joined in this month :)

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

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

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Create background & Water coloring

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Hello, everyone. Hee Sun Kim here. 

Today, I want to share with you how to create background with crayon and water coloring using watercolor pencils.

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Handmade Christmas Ornament and Video with Rachel Kleinman

Hello again! It's Rachel Kleinman back with another holiday inspired project. Last time I shared a Spooky Halloween Birdhouse, but now I'm already decorating for Christmas! Today I'm sharing a handmade tree ornament that uses a large variety of Faber Castell Design Memory Craft products!

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Improbable - Mixed Media Mini Canvas

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Hi crafty friends! It's Lisa here with you today and I'm sharing a little Mixed Media Mini Canvas that I made using just about everything that Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft® has on the shelf. ;) It was fun using a little bit of everything. "Mixable Mediums + Matching Color Palettes = Mixed Media Made Simple." It's so VERY true!

I have a lot of photos to share so please bear with me! Let's get started:

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Watercolor Spotlight Card

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Hi everyone! It's Lisa with you today and I'm sharing a card that I created for one of my other creative teams.  Here's the thing, though, the entire piece is watercolored using Art GRIP® Aquarelle Watercolor Pencils. Even the black and white. Yep! So, it's an awesome piece to share here, too. :)

 This card took a little bit of time to create, but was VERY easy to create.

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Take the Challenge with Mou, November 2014

Hi everyone, Mou here and welcome to the eleventh Take The Challenge of 2014!

If you are new to this blog, let me fill you in about Take the Challenge. Every month, on the first Monday, I'll post a challenge and my take on it. You'll have 12 days to take this on. Leave a comment to the challenge post with a link to your creation based on that challenge. We will pick TWO winners from among the readers who participated in that month's challenge. And the winners will get a prize from Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft®.

November is here. I have Thanksgiving on my mind. Every year, I make a list of the things I'm thankful for about each person in my family. While we don't do elaborate Thanksgiving meals, we enjoy the week off together. I like to give everyone my list in the form of some small handmade gift. This month, your challenge is to do the same. Create any small gift for a person you are thankful for.

Here's my take: 

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Here's a list of supplies I used:

Here are the steps:

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 Apply a coat of gesso to the pillow box diecut.

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Rub Mango, Green Tea, pistachio and Metallic Mint Gelatos colors to the pillow box. Blend with wet brush.

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On a label diecut, stamp sentiment using Black Stamper's Big Brush pen.

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Draw a border to the diecut label with Scarlet Red Stamper's big Brush to make look like label stickers.

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Make a list of the reasons you are thankful for some. Fold and place that note inside the box and shut the box closed with adhesive.

Cut off a small bit of Blueberry Gelato color with palette knife from the Gelatos Mist Maker set and crush it down. Put the Gelato in the Drip Dropper filled halfway with water. Shake to mix. Drip on pillow box as shown.

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Color embossed diecut leaf with Mango, Red Cherry, and Iced Coffee Gelatos colors.

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Tie twine to the pillow box.

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Tuck in leaf and label under the twine.

Don't forget to share your challenge creations with us... just leave a comment to the challenge post with link to your project image(s) by Friday, 11/14 and we will pick TWO winners randomly to win these.

The prizes for this challenge are: One Gelatos Mist Maker set.

Don't forget to check back on Monday, 11/17 to see if YOU won!

Good luck to all!

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Holiday Canvas Collage: I Could Have Danced All Night

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Hi everyone! It's Christina (seena) Young here with a pretty collage project that is simple to put together using matte medium. As October ends I'm thinking ahead to the holiday season. All the festivities inspired my canvas. Well, that and I stumbled upon a used bookshop going out of business and scored some wonderful sheet music for a song (ha ha). 

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Be Happy Layout by Jen Matott

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Do you have a child who just loves art? Young children love to make messes and create with wild abandon. I often sit with my kids and enjoy watching them just discover what the colors will do.  My son doesn't worry about what his work looks like too much.  This day he was just having a great time creating colors and adding water!  Sometimes I have to remember to be more like that and not worry too much about placement, color choice and just play!

I took this fun printed paper by Studio Calico and scribbled all over it with Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Color Pencils. 

I wanted to mimic the fun scribbling in my son's artwork. 

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Breast Cancer Awareness Rose

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Hi there crafty friends! It's Lisa here with you this Tuesday and I have a special card for you in celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

I know far too many women who have been affected by this horrible disease. So with my card today I wanted to show my support for all of my friends who have battled breast cancer -- no matter what stage they're in - early stages, remission, even cancer free. 

Here's how I made the card:

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MIX & MATCH

MIX & MATCH from Faber-Castell makes designing with COLOR simple. Choose a color set that inspires you. Choose a medium. Mix & Match as you create. Color coordinated palettes give you the freedom to design your project knowing the colors & mediums will work beautifully together.

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