Thursday, September 24, 2020

My Super Hero | Samantha Robles

 Good morning everyone! Can you believe this is the last full week of September? Boy, it's flown. Pretty soon, I'll have two little people to love on. I'm trying to get all my ideas, photos and scrapping projects on paper before baby number two comes. This layout came from an idea I had of my son and his Spider-Man costume. 

I started cutting the "Cityscape" sheet from the new Fancy Pants Collection: Sidekick Optional. Can I tell you how AWESOME it is to have a boy superhero line? I am obsessed with this line. I may or may not have bought everything. Just don't tell my husband that ;)

Back to scrapping, I then use the new Shimmerz Paints "Layered Stars" cut file. The colors I chose for these little stars:

The perfect match of hues! I hot glue my pieces together soon after they finishing drying. Using embellishments from the same Fancy Pants Collection, I tuck the little ephemera's behind the layered stars. I add the finishing touch of using two sets of "Spotz" from the Shimmerz Shop:

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Thank you so much everyone for stopping by. I hope you all have a wonderful and safe weekend!

-Samantha Robles

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Shimmerz Paints Design Team Page, "Moment",by Melissa Larson

 Hi everyone! Melissa here with a new design team post for the amazing Shimmerzpaints! I love their rich texture and colors! 


 Photo credit: Davids Kokainis at Unsplash.






To make this page I put the layers under the photo together first,including taping water color paper under the image to make it stronger and lie flat. Below that is a mat of watercolor paper, and at the bottom is corrugated cardboard. I tore off most the paper from the surface of the cardboard, and painted it with white gesso. I put two or three layers of cardboard between each of the layers to add dimension, and taped it to the background paper with double sided foam tape.

 I applied Prima Platinum texture paste to Blue Fern's Jane Austen paper, with a small piece of a credit card, and a Tim Holtz stencil.

I picked out Reneabouquets Beautiful Board,figured out where it would go on the page, took it off, and prepped it with white gesso.I painted most of them with a mix of A Rose(By Any Other Name) and Honeymoon Inklingz. I layered on a thick coat of Clear Rock Candy Crackle. The Love word under the tulle is Dear John Letter Inklingz, with crackle on top.  The green leaf chipboard at the bottom is a mix of Green Olive Shimmerz, and Penny 4 Your Thoughts Inklingz. I put a layer of crackle on top on these too.

I painted the mat with Penny 4 Your Thoughts and I Love You Onyxly Inklingz. The green is Green Olive Shimmerz. The corrugated is Honeymoon, I Love You Onyxly, and Penny 4 Your Thoughts Inklingz. The background is Precious Metal Shimmerz on the left and right sides, and Penny 4 Your Thoughts on the bottom. You can't really see the Precious Metal on the left because I put black tulle over it, I wanted it to be darker there to balance the photo,and the tulle added some nice texture. I put some First Blush Inklingz at the top of the page.
The metal spoon by the left of the photo has a little 24 Karat Shimmerz Paint Foilz on it, it's a nice thick iridescent modeling paste I use to highlight texture with. 





To add visual interest I glued on micro beads, seed beads, gold leaf,swarovski crystals,glass shard glitter,glass beads,pearls,iridescent wrapping paper,tulle,pressed flowers and leaves,feathers left by birds at the bird bath outside,fussy cut images from Prima,flowers from Reneabouquets and Prima, metal from Reneabouquets, and bling and metal from my stash.I rubbed and flicked on gold and silver  mica powder.

 A lot of the textural elements are from Reneabouquets,including the printed Beautiful Board and plain Beautiful Board. 















September Color Kitz With Emilie Chamel

 




Hey friends! Emilie here today for a very special project as part of the Shimmerz Design Team. I am using the stunning September 2020 Color Kitz. which contains:


  • Blue Jeans Vibez
  • Magenta Shimmerz
  • Iris My Case Shimmerz
  • *NEW EXCLUSIVE COLOR* Sage Advice Inklingz
  • *COMEBACK COLOR* Butter Cream Shimmerz
  • 1 exclusive Stella Layered Flower Design cut file created by Shimmerz Paints 
  • 1 set of "My Happy Place" Dotz
  • 1 package of Mini Rustic Crafting Clothes Pins


You can find my process video on my YouTube Channel.




Lately I have been finding my Faith again and part of my ritual is to write down in mini-book I created several months ago Verses and Scriptures which "Talk" to me and adding a text or Prayer which came out of me reading this verse. I really love and enjoy this time with Him as well as the creative process. 




My Shimmerz Paintz, Vibez and Inklings have found a central place in this book and I reach for them every time I create a new entry. I even added a little bit of  24 Karat Gold Foilz to this spread. I can't get enough of this gold and have been using it loads!




One of the thing I love to do is cerate an ombre effect with my Shimmerz, which I did here with Buttercream, Magenta and Iris M y Case.




I colored the wooden peg with the Blue Jeans Vibez and mixed some 24 Karat Gold Foilz with a little bit of Magenta on my Velum.




A few flowers and embellishments for added details and my entry was completed!




I have so much love for these products!








Make sure you grab this gorgeous, fall kit from the Shimmerz shop before they are gone and add my name "Emilie" in the comment section for a free surprise gift! See you soon!





Emilie xxx

Friday, September 18, 2020

Lovely | September Color Kitz | Niki Rowland

 

 
 

Hey everyone, this is Niki (@Nikiclairecreates) and I have a new layout and video to share today using the beautiful September Color Kitz which contains:

Blue Jeans Vibez

Buttercream Shimmerz

Magenta Shimmerz

Iris My Case Shimmerz

Ice Sage Inklingz - which is a new exclusive colour.

Also in the September Color Kitz is a set of three Dotz with super cute designs, and some cute wooden clothes pegs.

As well as all that, there is an exclusive cut file. This month it's the 'Stella Flower' which is a beautiful layered flower.


 

I cut the Stella Flower quite small, five times out of a piece of Marshmallow cardstock. While the flowers and all their layers were all still stuck to my cutting mat, I painted them using three of the September Color Kitz colours: Blue Jeans Vibez, Magenta Shimmerz and Iris My Case Shimmerz. I painted directly from the pots/bottle and just used a paintbrush. I also added splatters. Once dry I carefully peeled all the layers from the cutting mat and started to assemble the flowers. I pinched the petals to give them dimension and then stuck all the layers together with a hot glue gun. The Stella Flower also comes with a rolled flower centre so I rolled those up and stuck them in the middle. The flowers are absolutely stunning.

 

 

I created the background for my layout using a mixture of the other two colours from the September Color Kitz: Buttercream Shimmerz and Ice Sage Inklingz. I applied them to my white cardstock background using the packaging technique and the added splatters.

 

I built my layout using a few small pieces of patterned paper that I cut into heart shapes. I layered the Stella Flowers around my photo and added three of the little wooden clothespegs to the side of my photo. I painted these with the Ice Sage Inklingz.

I added two of the gorgeous Dotz and a few other embellishments. I added some acrylic hearts and some sequins.

Here's another look at the finished layout:

 
 

Thank you so much for joining me today, I hope you have enjoyed this layout and don't forget that if you place an order with the Shimmerz Store, then put my name in the comments to receive a freebie. Enjoy the process video below too x

Happy scrapping

Niki xx 
@nikiclairecreates