Monday, July 25, 2016

Aqua Huez and stencils with Felicity

 Hello, Felicity here today.

I am stopping by with a layout I put together using my favorite shimmerz, Aqua Huez.

Products used: Aqua Huez Rockin Robin, Hottie pink, crazy daisy, Blue me away and Green with envy 

I wanted to document the bond with my daughter already. Most of the time its convientent for me to be behind the camera, instead of in front. But I am becoming more aware and more confident with self timer. 
Luckily, I have a benefit and that is that Missy Moo does not mind one bit a thousand and one photos just to get one good one. 

I wanted my page to be bright, fun  and cheery. Just like her. 
First up I add gesso and some masking tape for some texture and a surface to use my Aqua Huez on. I then used a stencil and very wet brush and layed my Aqua Huez on. I left the stencil there to dry for a very l o n g time. It allowed the Aqua Huez to seep underneath and leave this amazing pattern. 

Doesn't it look amazing!
A few detail shots of the layout. 

Can you see why I love Aqua Huez.
Whats your favorite?

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Happy- Scrapbooking Tutorial With Irit

Hi! Irit here and I'm excited to share another layout I made using some of my current favorite Shimmerz goodies. Here's my layout-

I started by prepping my cardstock ( I use American Crafts white heavy weight cardstock) with gesso. Once dry, I applied Texturez in Patina through a stencil. I kept the stenciled area rough around where I wanted to place my photo.

Once the paste was completely dry, I sprayed two of my favorite colors these days- Coloringz in Oh Say Can You Sea, and Vibez in Blue Jeans. I also sprayed some water to help the colors blend and move easily.

Once the sprays were dry, I added my photo, papers and embellishments. I used the July Felicity Jane kit, which coordinates perfectly with the Shimmerz goodies I used. 
Check out the video tutorial I created, and see how this came together!

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Thanks for visiting and have a lovely day!

Thursday, July 21, 2016

She's So Colorful - a layout with Missy

Hey, Shimmerz fans!  Missy back with you today.  I have a fun and colorful layout to share here, and I used lots of Shimmerz Dazzlerz, Coloringz & Shimmerz Paints.  I love creating my own backgrounds, and Shimmerz make it super easy to do.  I used a big chevron stencil and a baby wipe to smudge some Dazzlerz through it.  It lightened up the colors and thinned out the paste.  I love how it turned out!  I used the Pink Paislee Fancy Free collection for this, and the Shimmerz colors I chose really compliment it well.

Another thing I learned from using a baby wipe to smudge the Dazzlerz is that they dry really quickly.  Since it thinned the paste out a bit, it was dry in no time.

Here you can see the beautiful Dazzlerz.  I used a combination of Sea U in the Mornin, Gummy Beary Blue, Jelly Bean Green and Sour Apple.  They blended perfectly together, and the baby wipe did a great job of making that happen.  I did come in with some Coloringz in Heidi Ho Blue & Don't Citron Me to add even more blues and greens as well as some original Shimmerz Paints in Key Lime & Blue Grass.  I used a clear acetate frame on top of my photo as well as a cute floral puffy sticker.  I had some blue sequins in my stash and they matched the blues perfectly.  I added some subtle pink splatters using Shimmerz Paints in Bubblegum Blast & Royal Red.

Here are the pretty green shades I mentioned above.  I love how they look with the blue embellishments.  I used this beautiful chipboard piece for my title and added small foam squares under it to give it some depth.  I did pull in a few pieces from the Dear Lizzy Happy Place collection like leaves and that yellow brush stroke sticker on the right.

At first I wanted this to be an all blue & green layout.  However, that changed when I saw this beautiful floral paper.  I've used it before, but every time I see it, those gorgeous flowers just beg me to cut them out!  So I did :)  I layered a few of them around the photo and this brought in lots of pink tones to the page.

My whole thought with my unique background was to have it peeking out from behind the photo and the flowers.  I love that you can use mixed media products to get subtle looks.  You don't have to cover your entire paper with paint or sprays.  I will say it is hard to know when to stop's just so much fun to add all that color!

Here's one final close up of the bottom cluster.  I kept it simple and added in another flower, a fun sentiment circle, some heart stickers and a flair button.  I also added a bit of journaling.

Here's my process video for you.  I show how I created this background and even another background that I actually started with and then changed my mind.  I hope you get some fun ideas & try the baby wipe technique!

Thanks so much for stopping by!  Don't forget to check the Shimmerz Paint TV channel for lots more videos.  Have a great day!

Supplies Used:
Dazzlerz--Sea U in the Mornin, Gummy Beary Blue, Jelly Bean Green, Sour Apple
Coloringz--Heidi Ho Blue, Don't Citron Me
Shimmerz Paints--Key Lime, Blue Grass, Bubblegum Blast, Royal Red

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Brahms - Vintage Wall Art with Shona

Hello Shimmerz fans! Today I have some wall art that I created with plywood and Vintage Piano Music…I call it Brahms. My dad was a pianist and I have his old music..and no no no I would never tear up his music!!..... but I am lucky to have two vintage music books that are identical. One is on my piano and the other I create treasures with.  

After I applied the music I did some masking with Tidy Widy Texturez.
My background colors consist of, Chocolate Brown Coloringz, Hot Fudge Vibez, Treasured Hymn and Truffle Spritz. I love this earthy Vintage color mix.
To finish it all off I added some splatters of Giddy About Green and Penny 4 Your Thoughts Inklingz.
One more closeup.
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Monday, July 18, 2016

Joy, a dramatic layout with Karine

Hi there, Shimmerz fans,

Here is my second layout for this month.

I used the Dreamy paper from the Homegrown collection by 7 Dots Studio. I primed it with clear gesso.

I used some Tidy Widy Texturez through a rectangle stencil to build texture on my background.

To add even more texture and contrast, I selected another stencil and used Licorice Stick Dazzelerz. When everything was dry, I used my favorite color these days, Deep Blue Sea Vibez, to spray and make some drops.  

I didn't have enough flowers to match my layout, so I chose a white one with a script print, and I used Teal the End of Time Shimmerz with lots of water to color it. I'm pretty pleased with the result. I also used this Shimmerz to make a few drops on the background.

My title piece is covered with Tidy Widy Texturez that I painted with Deep Blue Sea Vibez and a little bit of water. Tags and die cuts are from the Homegrown collection, by 7 Dots Studio.

I hope you like it.