Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Elegant layout with Yuko

Hello!everyone! Yuko here.
I am also like to introduce a very elegant work today!

I was using the Attic charm collection of Blue Fern Sudios
It was perfect for this image.

Product of shimmerz was used to 
tint the background of the chip board.

Mainly of green-based IKNLINGZ,
 CREAMEEZ, AQUAHUEZ.used 4-colors.
The blurring because the coloring of watercolor system is elated!
Especially INKLINGZ is very beautiful because even enter Pearl.

Round sparkling've used the Stikles as liquid pearl.
It is difficult to see in the image, 
but the real thing is quite beautiful and sparkling!

It was stamped with the gesso to circle (such as a pen cap).
I think you increase the feeling soft with only white enters doing this.


INKLINGZ  Olive U Truly/GreenPastures
CREAMEEZ  Sage It Isn't So/Hide the Tide

  Thank you!

Monday, August 22, 2016

Layout with NEW Shimmerz Colors!

Hey Shimmerz friends!  Missy back with you today, and I have a layout to share using the four NEW Shimmerz colors!  If you haven't heard, there are two new VIBEZ and two new SHIMMERZ PAINTS in the store.  They are all in the blue family, and they are all gorgeous!  They are Vibez Cold As Ice, Vibez Snow Way Man, Shimmerz Colder Than Ice & Shimmerz Winter's Mist.  All the blue you see in my layout are these four colors.

I began this layout with plain white cardstock and some white cut files.  I used a fun cut file from The Cut Shoppe (the big loops) and colored them using the new sprays and paints before I even pulled them off my cutting mat.  I peeled them off and arranged them on my cardstock in a vertical layered fashion.  I stitched them down with my sewing machine, and I just love the texture and dimension from this!  I used some random bits and pieces for embellishments...a Project Life card, a few flair buttons, some puffy stickers and a shiny gold Studio Calico word sticker for my title.

Here you can see some of the different shades of these new blues.  The Cold As Ice is more of a soft powder blue.  Snow Way Man has more of an aqua tone to it.  Both are very pretty!

To bring out the color in my daughter's shirt, I added some Creameez Berry Hot.  It matches perfectly, and it looks so pretty mixed with the blues and the green in the PL card that I cut.  I used Cold As Ice again here to create some splatters.

To add more interest to my background, I cut a really big open butterfly from white cardstock.  I used Colder Than Ice to paint it, and you can see that it's a very pale light blue.  If you scrap winter photos, these colors are going to be perfect for it!  I live in Florida, so I really don't scrap winter because we hardly have it....haha :D  These two flair buttons matched perfectly, and I layered some shiny gold thread under there.  Those green splatters are from Inklingz Honey Do List.

I love how these loops curled up!  I painted some Honey Do List under there and added more gold thread.  Sometimes you never even think of how pretty a color scheme will be until you start experimenting!  I'm so glad I scrapped this photo in created such a pretty palette of colors.

Here's one more look at the blues.  I promise you they are even prettier in person!  And you can see here how they aren't just for snow layouts.  And they look awesome with pinks, greens and golds!

Here's my process video showing how this layout came together.  I hope you are inspired and fall in love with these beautiful new colors!

Thanks for stopping by today!  Have a wonderful Monday!

Products Used:
Vibez--Cold As Ice, Snow Way Man
Shimmerz Paints--Colder Than Ice, Winter's Mist
Creameez--Berry Hot
Inklingz--Honey Do List, Good As Gold

Sunday, August 21, 2016

"Amaze" - a mixed media canvas with Astrid

Hello Shimmerz fans, thanks for dropping by. I am sharing a canvas with you today
This is one of those 5 x 7 canvas boards that I love turning into special cards with the help of a little stand on the back.
For the canvas itself, I used sprays only for a quick background.
From left to right: Vibez: Before Dawn, Coloringz: Chocolate Brownie, Spritz: Treasured Hymn, Vibez: Palm Reader and Spritz: Bamboo Leaf. All of them can of course be found in the Shimmerz Paint Store

I started by adhering some strips of paper and washi tape to my canvas and then went to work with the sprays, until I was happy with the result. Half way through I also added some bits of cheese cloth for a little more texture.
A little bit of background stamping added some further interest, I always think these kind of projects need some background stamping...

Time to create a focal point. I had wanted to add some leaves or something, but in the end landed up with a large flower, a stamp by Sheena Douglas.
The flower was coloured with the following paints:

Again from left to right: Inklingz : Meet me@Sunset, and Miner Miner and Shimmerz: Sunflower. The Inklings need to be activated with water, the Shimmerz is liquid already. Of course they are available in the Paint Store again.

A stamped sentiment was added still and a little easel stand fixed to the back and that was pretty much it.
Well, that's it for today, thanks for your visit like always. Don’t forget, if you mention my name in the "comments" section of your shopping cart when placing your Shimmerz order you will receive free paint. Shop Shimmerz HERE and connect with us on Facebook, too! 

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Beauty, a quick layout with Karine

Hi there, crafty friends,

Karine is here to share avery simple layout today.


I just love this picture I took of my daughter a few years ago. She looks like a little model, with the wind in her hair. Isn't she irresistible?

To match my picture and my paper, I chose to use two sprays: Jeni B Bleu Vibez and Plum Pudding Spritz. I applied Jeni B Bleu first, with a brush, making sure to dry it before applying the Plum Pudding color.

I used those same colors to make some drops around my composition, to add interest.

On my title chipboard, I used white gesso and when it was dry, I painted some Jeni B Bleu Vibez ink on it, to match.

And voilĂ !

Have a nice day.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Layout using Coloringz

Hello! Felicity here with you again today!

Just wanting to share you all and a page that I created using more Shimmerz Coloringz. There called Coloringz for a reason, super vibrant!

Once again I started with a gesso background and then started spritzing my coloringz on. This time instead of dabbing with paper towel to remove excess, I used plastic. It gives it a different look and adds a little more texture.

When trying to add texture and interest to a background, it doesnt need to be add or a slow process. This took no more than 10 minutes.
I then just add some splaters.

to highlight my colour background I machine stitched a border around the shimmerz area and absolute loved it.

Then I started bulidng my page.

I hope this inspires you even go back to basics and remember why you create!