Tuesday, 14 May 2019

Mixed Media Altered Playing Cards ScraPerfect DT

Good morning friends, Kim here with my next DT project for ScraPerfect.
This time I have altered some fun cards mixed media style.
These cards were gifted to me by a friend and feature some of the worlds most famous authors.

I kept the image of the author as a focal point and used The Best Glue Ever to adhere all my embellishments down.

I used the Pearl Wheel of Embellies on my cards as well, as the pearls are tiny enough to fit nicely on the cards.

The Best Glue Ever is so great for a project like this, as it will hold down the paper, the sentiments, small bits of fabric and lace, and even the glitter glass you see in the top left corner of the card.

I also used the Best Glue ever for the heavier embellishment of the dangle bead you see on the right side of the Bronte Sister card above, and it worked! The Best Glue Ever
once again lives up to its name!!

I hope you will give some cards like this a try.
Thanks for stopping by today, I hope you have found some inspiration here today!

Monday, 13 May 2019

May Barista Blend Blog Hop White Rose Crafts Design Team

Welcome Rosies to the May "Barista Blend" Blog Hop. This month's hop 
will run from today, May 13th to May 17th at noon EST.

If you are not familiar with blog hops, it’s fun and easy way to see what the Rosie 
Design Team is creating! Simply click on the first name in the list below,
 (at the bottom of this blog post) to visit our Design Team. Each blog will have the same
 list of links on their blogs and you just follow them in order to go to
 the next blog!

And to make it more fun there is a chance for you to win a $15 WRC 
Gift Card just for hopping along with us and leaving a comment 
at each stop along the way!
The Hop will run all week until 5/17/19 at 12pm EST. 
Once the hop has closed, we will randomly pick a winner of 
someone who has commented all along the way, who will be announced 
on the Saturday May 18th right here on the WRC blog!
And as an added bonus, do you want your work to be featured on our 
blog when we announce our hop winner.
 Share your White Rose Crafts projects over on 
our Facebook Gallery, and you might just be a featured 
project right here!
Now onto the our Hop...

Have you seen our May "Barista Blend" Subscription Kit? It is actually 
already sold out, but there is still a chance to get this kit by purchasing the Multi Kit Subscription, where you can get the May Kit, and the next two kits for an 
amazing price!!! Also did you know that with each of our kits, there is always a
  May Add-On section of the Store that compliments your Monthly Subscription Kit?
 And did you know you can get anything in that May Add-On section for 10% off
 using the code MAY ADD-ONS!!!
Today our design team is playing around with the vast array of 
crafting supplies you can find in the May Add-On. So prepare yourself 
for all the fun and the very cool line up of projects our team has 
prepared for you. And when you get done hoping come back to 
White Rose Crafts Blog and let us know which add on you would be
 most excited to play with.

Hello friends, Kim here with my fun hop project, this time I have altered a journal with lots of great White Rose Crafts items.

I have used the Wild Rose Studio Paper called Letters From Paris for my background 
paper on the journal. It fit in perfectly with the Barista Blend colour palette.
Once the paper was down I dove into the gorgeous laces and trims WRC
Sells in the store. The Double Scallop lace is on the top and underneath you can see the
I think they look amazing against the backdrop of the paper!

For the top of the journal I used one of the Dovecraft Heart Paper Doilies, and one that 
is from my stash that I coffee dyed to layer on top. I added one of the
 sentiment from my stash to finish it off.

I used more of the Melissa Frances chipboard buttons, and more of the
Recollections Flowers and one from the Recollections Chintzy Print set to embellish.
I also used the Dress It Up Decadence chocolate buttons to the mix because they are so cute!

I tied up some more of the laces and some tan coloured seam binding to the side of the journal 
to make it look even more shabby.
I am really loving these colour tones together, and I hope you like them too!

Thank you so much for hopping by today, I hope you have found some inspiration here!

Your next stop along the hop is Esther Mendez!

Here is a full list of this month's stops just in case you get lost along
 the way.

Kim ß-You are HERE

Tuesday, 7 May 2019

Shabby Chic Altered Wall Key White Rose Crafts DT

Good morning friends, Kim here with my next DT project for White Rose Crafts.
This time I have done a home decor item! I got this heavy chipboard key from a local box store, and I thought it would be perfect to alter with lots of amazing items from the WRC Store.

The first step is to paint the sides and any areas that will show with some paint. I used a multi surface paint for this and it did the trick nicely. I also took the key and traced around it on some of the gorgeous Lemoncraft Yesterday paper.  Once the paint was dry, I used Mod Podge to stick down the paper.

While the key was drying, it was time to get out my embellishments and alter them to go on the key.
I used some fun chipboard pieces from the WRC store, and also the metal heart and flower are from the shop also.  I added some of the same paint I used on the key to the pieces and then added a touch of pink paint as well to pick up on the colours in the paper.

Once everything was dry, it was time to layer on my pieces.  I got out some Recollections flowers and used one of the Melissa Frances resin keys in the middle of the chipboard heart with wings
You can also see some of the Altair Art butterflies and one of the pieces from the Dress It up Button Set in the photo. 

On the end of the key, I added some more flowers and the metal flower, along with a bit of the chicken wire chipboard, and a little butterfly to finish it off.  

Of course everything got a lovely coat of Dovecraft glitter glue in Crystal, it makes everything sparkle!  The final touch was some of the Distress Oxide Spray in Picked Raspberry to make the pink stand out on the paper and flowers, it added just the right mixed media touch.

It turned out so pretty, I am going to hang it up in my bedroom!

I hope you have enjoyed my project today and have found some inspiration here.
Thanks for stopping by!

Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Mixed Media Artist Trading Coins White Rose Crafts DT

Good morning friends, Kim here with my next DT project for White Rose Crafts.
This week the team is featuring some embossing techniques using lots of amazing items from the WRC Store.
I have created my first Artist Trading Coins using the Abstract & Geometric ATC's. These coin bases are made out of laser cut chipboard and are super fun to alter!

I wanted the background to be fairly neutral, so I am using, believe it or not, some Christmas paper. The Craft Creations paper Christmas Scrolls gave me the neutral base I was looking for, but also had a small touch of gold that I thought would suit the coins.

I placed my coins on the paper and drew circles around them and then cut out the paper for the back of the coin.

I gave the coins a coat of gesso, as a primer to have them ready to use my embossing powder.  I used a clear embossing ink on the coins and sprinkled my powder on top. I used two different colours from my stash to give the coins the mottled look you see below.

On this first one, I added a fun key embellishment from Melissa Francis from the WRC store. I used a Tim Holtz sentiment from the small talk set from my stash on each of the coins.

For this one, I used some of the laser cut  wooden gears from the WRC Store and added a little bit of bling to the centres of them.

The next one has an embossed wooden arrow with a little butterfly charm on it.

And, finally I think this one might be my favorite, a little wooden heart with bling and the words, just breathe.  All the coins have some Dovecraft glitter glue in Crystal on them, its my favorite and I use it on everything!

I hope you like my project today and have found some inspiration here!
Thanks for stopping by.

White Rose Crafts Products Used

Sunday, 14 April 2019

Junk Journal Embellishments ScraPerfect DT

Good morning ScraPerfect fans, Kim here with my next DT project for ScraPerfect.
I have created some fun paper embellishments for a junk journal.

The Best Glue Ever is so handy for this project! I used it on all of my embellies, and with the Large No Clog Writing Cap, its makes for easy work!

The Best Glue Ever also works well with the yarn butterfly I used on top of the paper.

I also used several of the Wheels of Embellies on my pieces.

Paper envelope with vintage wall paper and the pearls from the Wheel of Embellies.

Ephemera with more Wheel of Embellie goodies!

And once again the final projects!

Thank you so much for stopping by today, I hope you have found some inspiration here.

Tuesday, 9 April 2019

Use Your Wings Mixed Media Tag White Rose Crafts DT

Good morning friends, Kim here with my next DT project for White Rose Crafts. 
I have created a fun and whimsical tag featuring Altair Art items from the WRC Store.

For the base of my tag I used the Graphic 45 Flutter Paper and I am using the Butterflies and Flowers ephemera sheet to fussy cut out the butterflies I used on the tag.

I also am using the Ever Dream Ephemera Sheet as well. I love this one so much the colours are just so springy, and who doesn't love dreamcatchers?

I layered on the pieces I cut out using some dimensional tape to really give it some depth. Once I had my tag laid out the way I wanted it and everything was secure, I got out some Dovecraft glitter glue in Crystal and gave the whole tag some sparkle!

A final touch was some fun fibers in coordinating colours, I also sewed some of the fibers around the edge of the tag for lots of fun texture.

I hope you have enjoyed my project today and have found some inspiration here today.
Thanks for stopping by!