Friday, April 20, 2018

Friends Acrylic Mini Album

Hello! Good morning! It is a lovely Friday morning here in Malaysia! Are you all ready for another boost of inspiration? For today's post, it is also a first time for me too! It is my first ever acrylic bird cage album. This album features Clear Scraps acrylic bird cage album.

I've used various products from MSD to decorate this album. Here are some details on it's cover.

These flowers are originally white in color. I've lightly misted them with some paint and let it dry completely. This adds a lovely hint of pink to the flowers.

To add more different elements to this album, I've used some chipboard ornate hinges by Clear Scraps. I've used some faux metal techniques to make it look more realistic. Here are the video to my faux metal tutorials. You can also check out a step by step tutorial via this link to create your own faux metal hinges using cardstock.

Besides the hinges, I've also added a Clear Scraps chipboard "Friends" expression and a metal butterfly on it. I've folded the wings up to give it a more dimensional look.

Now, let's move on to the pages in this album.

This album is meant to be a gift journaling album for a friend of mine. Therefore, I tried to add more journaling space in it and keep it simple.

For each page, I've used some pattern papers to create layers and add a journaling piece on it.

Hope you all find this album inspirational and try some of the techniques which I've mentioned today. See you all again soon!

Sources: Acrylic Album: Clear Scraps; Pattern Papers: MSD; Inks/Paints: Ranger Inks, MSD; Flowers: MSD; Chipboard: Clear Scraps; Others: metal embellishment, liquid pearls, ribbon, trims, Beacon and other adhesives.

Friday, April 13, 2018

Our Wedding Acrylic Clipboard

I can't believe that each week passes so fast! It's time for another project on my blog. This time, I'm sharing a home decor which I've created as a gift for a friend. I've altered an acrylic clipboard by Clear Scraps

This is a very simple project. I've added some colors to the clipboard using some pattern papers.

I used some flowers and burlap to add some textures and dimensions to it. This is a great and sweet home decor gift to create. If you have to come up with something fast and beautiful for a friend who is getting married, try creating one of this. The acrylic element makes this gift looks gorgeous.

Hope to see you all again soon! 

Sources: Acrylic Clipboard: Clear Scraps; Inks/Paints: Ranger Inks; Flowers: Petaloo; Others: pattern papers, burlap, ribbon, Beacon and other adhesives.

Friday, April 6, 2018

Strength Layout

Hi everyone! For today's post, I've decided to share a mixed media layout with you all. I've used some stamps from Vilda Stamps and acrylic products by Clear Scraps to create this layout.

Below are some details on this layout.

On this layout, I've added tons of different textures using chipboard, trims, metal, acrylic and textured flowers. To make it blend with the layout, I've used some textured paste and tons of paints.

To add more details to it, I've stamped on the layout using tons of stamps and black solvent ink.

To create a distress look on the acrylic "strength" expression, I've first painted it with white acrylic paint and let it dries. Then, I've lightly sand it with a sand paper to remove of the acrylic paint from it.

Hope you all find this layout inspiring and start playing with some mixed media techniques. Thanks for dropping by and see you all again soon!

Sources: Acrylic Products: Clear Scraps; Paints/Inks: Tsukineko, Ranger Inks; Stamps: Vilda Stamps; Flowers: Petaloo; Others: trims, thread for stitching, mask, chipboard, metal embellishment, black marker, Beacon and other adhesives. 

Friday, March 30, 2018

Magical Spring Acrylic Banner

This is a an old project which I've created years ago. It is an acrylic Spring banner featuring Clear Scraps. I've used various ways to alter each piece of the banner.

Here are some close-ups of it.

In this acrylic butterfly piece, I've first covered it with a piece of overlay and later cut out some flowers from pattern papers to decorate it. In the middle, I've added more overlay and stamped images to detail it.

In this second piece, I've covered the flower with some pattern paper and add a piece of paper doily to the center of it. For the small circle in the middle, I add some magic mesh to it and detailed it with some dimensional liquid pearls. Lastly, I've used some stamped images and stickers to further decorate it.

On this dragonfly piece, I've first embossed its wings and inked it with some solvent ink. Then, I covered its body with pattern papers. For detailing, I've used some stamped images, Stickles and gel pen.

On this last piece of flower, I've first stamped some flourishes on it using solvent ink. To add some colors to it, I've cut out some flowers from pattern papers, add some dimensional liquid pearls and detail it with stamped images. 

Sources: Acrylic Banner: Clear Scraps; Inks/Paints: Tsukineko, Ranger Inks; Stamps: Vilda Stamps; Others: Others: pattern papers, dimensional liquid pearls, Ranger Stickles, white gel pen, Copic markers, overlays, stickers, ribbons, Beacon and other adhesives.

Friday, March 23, 2018

Spring Bookmarks

Hello everyone! Today. I would like to share two Spring bookmarks which I've created using BoBunny's products. These bookmarks are perfect to use during some Spring reading.

I love the doodled patterns and flowers on the pattern papers and decided to cut them out to use. I use them to layer and create a design on these bookmarks.

I used some markers and jewels to decorate this bookmark. Besides that, I've also added some clear stickers to detail it.

To add some textures to it, I've used some thread to stitching around these bookmarks.

I love using these bookmarks as it reminds me the sweet and beautiful Spring season. Hope you all like it too. Thank you for dropping by and see you all again soon!

Sources: Pattern Papers: BoBunny; Inks/Paints: BoBunny; Others: BoBunny clear stickers and jewels, Copic markers, ribbon, thread for stitching, Beacon and other adhesives.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Create Memories Acrylic Mini Album

Hello friends! It has been a while since I shared a mini album with you all. Therefore, for today's post, I would like to share a mini album which I've created using Clear Scraps mixables mini album. I've used Clear Scraps mini mixable tiny album for this project.

I used some metal charms, resin flowers, jewels and pattern papers to decorate the cover. I added more textures to it by using a stencil by Clear Scraps and some white gesso to create the diamond design on it. This album consists of acrylic pages as well as some chipboard pages. Below are some pages in it.

I've kept the pages simple so that this album recipient can easily add any photographs or journaling into it.

This vintage and romantic album is perfect for documenting a meaningful and memorable sweet event in your life. The chipboard and acrylic pages makes each page looks and feel different.

Hope you all find this album inspirational and try creating one for yourself. Have a great weekend ahead! 

Sources: Acrylic products: Clear Scraps; Pattern Papers: MSD; Inks/Paints: Ranger Inks, BoBunny; Mask/Stencils: Clear Scraps; Others: MSD flowers and metal charms, ribbons, jewels, Beacon and other adhesives.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Altered Spring Phone Stand

Hi everyone! I bet some of you can't wait for Spring to come. Why not start creating some Spring inspired project to decorate your home with. Today, project is an altered Spring phone stand. I've used Clear Scraps acrylic phone stand in this project.

Below are some close-ups.

I used some pattern papers and inks by BoBunny to decorate this acrylic phone stand. To add some sparkles to it, I've used Stickles.

Besides that, I also used some jewels to add details to the stamped images and flowers.

Hope you all like this project and start creating your own version of this. Happy creating! See you all again soon!

Sources: Acrylic Products: Clear Scraps; Pattern Papers: BoBunny; Inks/Paints: Ranger Inks, Tsukineko; Others: flowers, lace, Ranger Stickles, stamps, jewels, Beacon and other adhesives.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Love Forever Layout

Hello friends! I think today's blog post must be a little surprise to some of you. Most of the time, my layouts would feature subjects and happenings around me but this time , it is a bit different. I've used some photographs from a very dear friend of mine. I've decided to create this layout as a gift for her.

This layout features the Doves acrylic 12 x 12 layout by Clear Scraps. Besides that,I've also used a "Love" acrylic expression by Clear Scraps on this layout.

To create more details and textures on the layout, I've also used an ornate flourish border stencil by Clear Scraps and gesso. 

For the background, I used a heart stencil and inks to create more layers. To make the doves more visible, I've added a some pattern papers to them. I've added tons of ribbons to this layout to create a more softer look.

For more colors and dimensions, I've added some soft and dimensional flowers to the layout. To make the expression visible, I've added some pattern papers to some of the alphabets and outline the "V" with a permanent marker.

These 12 x 12 acrylic layouts are so fun and easy to create with. I bet everyone has a certain style when it comes to creating layout and at times, we just want a change to it. By using these 12 x 12 acrylic layout, it is so easy to achieve another style in your way. Happy creating!

Sources: Acrylic Products: Clear Scraps; Pattern Papers: Prima; Inks/Paints: Ranger Inks, Art Anthology; Mask/Stencils: Clear Scraps; Others: Petaloo flowers, ribbons, chipboards, permanent marker, Copic markers, gesso, jewels, Beacon and other adhesives.

Friday, February 23, 2018

Butterfly Shaker

Hello friends! It has been a very busy two weeks for me. There are so much going on between the Chinese New year celebrations and family health issues. At least now, I can sit down and do a little blogging to share a project with you all. 

Today, I would like to share a fun butterfly shaker with you all. I used Clear Scraps butterfly shaker to create this. It is so fun and easy to assemble and decorate this shaker. A perfect decoration for this coming Spring.

I used pattern papers by BoBunny to decorate it and added some sequins in it. I hope you all like today's project and see you all again soon! Thanks for dropping by!

Sources: Shaker: Clear Scraps; Pattern Papers; BoBunny; Inks/Paints: Making Memories, Ranger Inks; Others: flowers, Ranger Stickles, sequins, ribbons, Beacon and other adhesives.


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