Friday, November 17, 2017

Art Journaling can be very relaxing. I recently created this page just for that and for fun too of course!

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Death Becomes her Journal Layout



Happy Halloween!! Thanks for viewing my blog on this fun occasion! This journal layout was just something fun I created for the day. I used Mixed Up Merchandise Printables and Art Anthology inks!

I started by coating pages in clear gesso. Added the Mixed Up Printables and more clear gesso. Adding some die cuts and bits in layers along with ink, stamping and some stencil work with crackle paste gave me just the spooky look I wanted.
Thanks Again for looking!
xx Jenn

Halloween Steampunkery Tag Duo


Hello everyone! Thanks so much for stopping by my blog today! I wanted to show you how I created my Halloween Steampunkery Tag Duo. Here I will give the basics and you will find a link to the Art Anthology blog to watch a full snapguide tutorial at the end.
For these lovelies, I used Art Anthology inks, sprays and mediums in combination with some great fussy cut images from Graphic 45 papers.

Here is what I started with

Art Anthology Products
Colorations Sprays in Wild Orchid, Avocado, Juicy, Peacock, and Raider
Velvets in Mardi Gras and Limeaid
Minx Shimmering Inks in Bankroll and Majestic


Additional products used
white gesso
clear gesso
texture paste
matte gel medium
adhesive foam dots
Graphic 45 Steampunk Spells paper
Graphic 45 Rare Oddities Paper
Sin City Stamps 
glue






Thursday, October 19, 2017

Scattered Gears canvas


Thank You for viewing my blog today! I am up on the Creative Paperclay® blog today with this pretty little Scattered Gears Canvas created using embellishments molded from these amazing products!

To view my steps on how I created this head over to the Creative Paperclay® blog HERE.

Creative Paperclay® has the products I used and much more available for purchase online HERE.
They can also be purchased at Michaels, Hobby Lobby, and Joann's stores.

This project has been entered into the following challenges:


Mixed Media and Art : Fantasy
October challenge "Fantasy"


Thursday, October 12, 2017

Fall Laughter Frame

Hi there everyone! After having surgery and beginning my road to recovering from it I needed to create something uplifting and bright. What better way to do that than with some of Yvonne's cheery sentiment and pattern stamps! I hope you this project is uplifting for you too!

I chose the following Yvonne Blair Designed stamps from Impression Obsession.

I started with a plain wooden frame 5"X7" and painted entire surface with white gesso then dried completely.
I wanted a crackly wood grain look for the base so I used a Prima stencil and crackle paste. Let crackle paste dry for full effect.

Next,I used ink sprays in greens and golds alternating and drying in between colors.

Next, I inked up the sentiment stamp with an ombre mix of light to dark in shades of orange. I used clear embossing powder to seal this. Using green and the same orange inks I inked the pine branch several times and stamped around the sentiment. next, I placed the template for my frame where I liked and traced an outline with a pencil for a cutting reference and cut out.
Finally place the glass back into the frame and add the cut-out sentiment as you would a picture. Add jute string and floral embellishments. I also added a wood chip bird and some art stones.
As a final little shimmery touch,
I added some Deco Art Pearlizing medium with a small brush here and there and on the bird.

Thanks so much for viewing! Have a fun creative day! The stamps used here and many more amazing design are available to purchase at http://www.iostamps.com/
Jenn





Thursday, September 28, 2017

Words of Encouragement

Hi there! Jenn here with you today. At some time we all need words of encouragement. What better way to send a cheerful note to a friend in need than with a handmade card! The beautiful, uplifting sentiment stamps created by Yvonne Blair are just the right touch to do this! For these cards, I used the following stamps. Be sure to click on the pictures to head over to Impression Obsession Stamps and get these for yourselves! There are so many quality stamps there to choose from!



These cards are not only bright and cheerful, they are also very simple to make! Just grab some spray inks, create some backgrounds, stamp, and add colorful paper and embellishments!



Thanks so much for visiting! Until next time, happy creating to you!
Jenn







Monday, September 4, 2017

Exciting News!

I am so excited to be a part of this team! This is a great magazine and the printables are amazing!

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Garden Tags

Hello, Friends! Today I am on the blog for Art Anthology with these beautiful Garden Tags!

For more on how this was made click the snapguide below! For even more inspiration using Art Anthology head over to the blog and be sure to follow our Facebook adventure page Here.













Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Moments...Wooden Book Cover for Art Anthology Design Team

Hello Everyone!
Today I want to show you how I created this beautiful wooden book cover using Art Anthology sprays and inks!!

Supplies
AA Colorations Sprays Sky, Waimea Bay, Peacock Feathers
AA Minks Shimmering Inks Stargazer and Panache
White Gesso
Molded face
Mini art stones
Pearlescent seed beads
Transparent glue and sealer
Mod Podge or fabric stiffening medium
Cheesecloth
Florals
Wooden book cover
Adhesive
Tag (moments)
Basic Tools (heat tool, palette knife, brushes etc.)

This was such a fun project for me. I have been wanting to start a junk journal and I wanted to make the cover special so this is what I did! Please be sure to follow the Snapguide for a full tutorial below!




For your Art Anthology Supplies head to the online store HERE.


Check out How to Decorate a Book Cover With Art Anthology by Art Anthology on Snapguide.