19/01/2018

Big kid - Creative Inspiration Magazine


Fri-yay! Isn't it wonderful it's Friday? Do you have any plans for the weekend? Crafty time ahead, perhaps? I bet I'll have some crafty times ahead - if you want to know more, please see the Instagram as I try to add a picture or two there! 


This page is about weekend activity of other sort - goofing with kids! There's me and my daughters in the photo playing Twister they just got as a Christmas present. The title, "big kid" refers to me as I sometimes act like a big kid. I can act as a teenager, too. At least according to my friend that side of me shows when I'm on a heavy metal gig. 

The page is done for an issue of Creative Inspiration magazine quite some time ago. The color theme was black and white plus one. In this page I mixed in some blue. The papers are mainly from 7 Dots Studio. The mediums used in the background are gesso, mist and inks. 

Wishing you a great start to the weekend! Thank you for stopping by today!


Materials: 7 Dots Studio, Sizzix, Prima Marketing, Lawn Fawn, Ranger, Lollipop Box Kit Club, A Flair for Buttons, Teippitarha, American Crafts



18/01/2018

Dreaming of flowers - Sizzix


I love the increasing light! There's still not a lot of it as the day is shorter than 7 hours long here in Finland, but it's getting better! After the darkness the light even brighter! As I'm kind of in a spring mood already, I created this spring canvas with turquoises and greens. It's made as a Sizzix influencer.


I created the flowers using the "Wild Layered Flower" die for the blooms in the piece. I cut several flowers and then layered them on top of each other. I also used the "Scroll" die two ways in the canvas. First I cut the leaf shapes out of cardboard and then used the cardboard piece as a stencil to apply some Modeling Paste into my canvas. The leaf chippies I used as decorations in the canvas itself. 

Thank you for stopping by today! Wishing you a great day! 


Dies used: 



Materials: Sizzix, Prima Marketing



17/01/2018

With all my heart card - Wow Embossing Powder


Hello there and sweet day! Here's a little something I created for Wow Embossing Powder - a heart shaped card. Love is in the air as Valentines Day closes in, but on the other hand, there's always a good day to spread some love! Don't you think that too? 

I have to confess something. Before my two girls I disliked pink. Even as a child I wanted to have the blue versions of everything as in my youth it seemed that everything came in either pink or blue. I can even remember having an argument with my mom about a jacket she was buying to me as she suggested this pale pink, like a cotton candy color and I insisted of having the jeans blue one. 


So yes, pink has never been my favorite. Even when my girls were small, they were rather clothed in blue than pink - and I heard quite a few times what lovely little boy I had. But when my older one turned three, everything changed. She insisted on having everything in pink and in glitter. So I just had to learn to live with it. And slowly I started first to endure pink and then even to love it. So nowadays you'll see quite a lot of pink in my crafts! Blue is still my favorite, by far. 

But when it comes to hearts and Valentines, there's only one color to use and that's the once dreaded pink! If you wish to see how the card was made, please visit the Wow blog for a step by step (link)


One more time, the finished pink card with the sparkling and golden touches! A great little something to be given to a loved one with a box of chocolates or a nice bunch of flowers! 

Thank you for stopping by today! I hope the card inspires you! Lots of love!


Materials from Wow:

Melt-It powder


Materials: Wow Embossing Powder, Sizzix, Prima Marketing

16/01/2018

Love Story tags - Prima Marketing


Moikka! Have you seen the Prima's sneak peeks about the new collections? And some of the reveal posts as well? If not, please head to Prima blog (link) to take a look! These two tags are done with the Love Story collection!

The idea behind these two tags was to make tags using the same materials but different colors. I chose to make the other tag golden, inspired by the stems or berries in the flower pack, and the other in sweet pink. 

I used the map patterned paper as my background and layered some washi tape on top. I also created some texture to the tags using Paper Texture Paste and then layered several lovely blooms from the “Love Story” collection on top.

Thank you for your visit today! Wishing you a sweet Tuesday! 


Materials: 

993894 – Love Story “It’s a Small World” 
631284 – Love Story flowers
631369 – Love Story flowers
631376 – Love Story flowers
994020 – Love Story washi tapes
994297 – Love Story SIIC
994013 – Love Story Chipboard Stickers 
965259 – Paper Texture Paste 
961374 – Heavy Gesso White
584269 – Tropicals watercolors 
963071 – Metallique Gold Rush acrylic paint
964054 – Sparks Drago’s Eye


Materials: Prima Marketing


15/01/2018

Good mood tags - 7 Dots Studio


Moikka! How are you doing? Today I'm sharing some colorful tags for good mood! Winter is a dark time here in Finland where I live so some color is in order and I thought that some positive, inspiring quotes would be just the thing for the start of the year! This is my first post and project for 7 Dots Studio in 2018. So I combined the two things said previously and played with the “Paint chips” collection at the same time. 


The tags have a mixed media inspired base done with acrylic paints and some stamping and then I embellished them using die cuts. To finalize each one, I used some Word Stickers. Don’t you just love those? I mean, they have such great sayings in them! If you wish to see how the tags were made, please watch the video below. 


Thank you for stopping by today! Wishing you a great start to the week and lots of creativity and time to use it! If I haven't said it already too many times - happy 2018!


Materials from 7 Dots Studio: 

Illumination – Clear Stamps


Materials: 7 Dots Studio, Prima Marketing, Ranger






13/01/2018

Art Venture canvas - Prima Marketing


Tomorrow is the day! I'm so excited! Art Venture will happen and this is my project for it - wish me luck! 

The project is about Impasto Paints, using them different ways, about collaging and most importantly having fun with mediums. I've packed some Finnish books with me for the background to add some "exotic" flavor there. But what I'm most thrilled with is the scissors, there's going to be scissors in the kits! 


As this is a class project, I can't naturally share much info about the techniques but I'm happy to share the project and the anticipation. Oh how I wish everything goes well! 

Have a great weekend, everyone! All the best and thank you for your visit today! 


Materials: Prima Marketing






12/01/2018

Eccentric birds ATCs - Sizzix


Hiya! How are you today! I'm sharing some quirky birdies today! These ATCs are made for Sizzix. The idea came from the die with a little bird house and the bird. Even though it's January, my mind's turning to spring already and I thought that birds and flowers would be a perfect fit! 


I started with some monoprinted sheets of cardstock. I chose purple and orange as my color scheme. Really unusual for me, but I thought that combo would be energetic and fresh! If you wish to see, how I created the set, please see the video below! 


There's three different birdies in the set - "Puddle Jumper", "Star Gazer" and a "Mark Maker". All rare and not often seen species! As always, please let me know if you'd like a card from this set! They all are free for grabs. 

Thank you for stopping by today and have a great start to the weekend! Wishing you some wonderful crafty time! Ta ta for now! 


Dies used: 



Materials: Sizzix, Talens, 7 Dots Studio, Prima Marketing, Sharpie



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