Inspiration Week with Hazel and Ruby Day 3

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This week IMAGINE Crafts is proud to feature the products from Hazel & Ruby.  Our Artists In Residence are here all week to inspire you with their amazing projects using IMAGINE Crafts’ products along with a selection of stencils, paper and embellishments from Hazel & Ruby.

 

SNOW

by Darsie

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Supplies:

  • IMAGINE Crafts/Tsukineko: Memento Espresso Truffle, Memento LUXE inker Wedding Dress, Creative Medium Shimmer, Sponge Dauber
  • Hazel & Ruby: “Pass the Tissue” crafting tissue papers, “Boutique Alpha & Numbers” Stencil Masks
  • Spellbinders Paper Arts: Snowflake Bliss
  • Miscellaneous: Mauve Canvas 8×8, white pearls, white cardstock, adhesive, foam brush, foam squares, scissors, wax paper

Instructions:

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1. Glue tissue paper to white cardstock.

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2. Add Boutique Alpha Letters Stencil Mask (S, N, O, W) to tissue cardstock and cut out with sharp scissors. Remove stencil masks.

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3. Add Memento Espresso Truffle ink to the edges of the letters with a sponge dauber.

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4. Add MementoLUXE Wedding Dress ink to a scrap piece of paper. Roll up the wax paper and use it to apply the ink to the mauve canvas for a “snow” appearance. Allow to dry.

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5. Add Creative Medium Clear Shimmer to the canvas with a foam brush for sparkle.

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6. Cut/emboss snowflakes from Spellbinders Snowflake Bliss die template set using the tissue cardstock and white cardstock.

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7. Stencil some of the snowflakes with Espresso Truffle ink using a sponge dauber.

8. Adhere Letters to right side of canvas, and snowflakes on left side. Finish off with pearl embellishments.

 

Inspiration Week with Hazel and Ruby Day 2

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This week IMAGINE Crafts is proud to feature the products from Hazel & Ruby.  Our Artists In Residence are here all week to inspire you with their amazing projects using IMAGINE Crafts’ products along with a selection of stencils, paper and embellishments from Hazel & Ruby.

SCRAPS

by Penny

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Supplies:

  • Imagine Crafts/Tsukineko:  Creative Medium Clear, StazOn Teal Blue & Emerald City, irRESISTible Texture spray Teal Zeal, Fireworks spray Pear Tart, VersaMark, White Embossing Powder, InkBlushers, Craft Mat, Sponge Daubers
  • Hazel & Ruby:  Boutique Alpha Stencil Mask, Tissue Paper, Green with Envy sequins
  • Penny Black:  Petal Party stamp set, Flutters die
  • May Arts:  Ribbon
  • My Mind’s Eye:  Brad
  • Craftwell:  eBosser
  • Miscellaneous:  box, favorite adhesive, white spray paint, spray adhesive, vellum, white craft paint

Directions:

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1. Spray paint box with white spray paint, let dry.

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2. Cover box with Clear Creative Medium using an InkBlusher. Add torn sections of tissue paper applying Creative Medium over each section.

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3. Once your box is completely covered with tissue paper, add another coat of Creative Medium. Let dry. Adhere stencil masks as desired FYI the Hazel & Ruby stencils are re-positionable – trust me =) Completely coat box top and stencil mask with white craft paint, let dry.

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4. Begin adding your inks. I love the look of StazOn Emerald City & Teal Blue together. Completely cover the white box with your desired color palette.

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5. Spritz box with irRESISTible Texture spray Teal Zeal. Let dry. Remove the stencil mask and coat box one more time with Clear Creative Medium. Let dry.

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6. Stamp flowers onto a scrap of vellum, heat emboss with white embossing powder. Trim, adhere, brad & ribbon. Attach to box.

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7. Adhere tissue paper to vellum using spray adhesive. Spritz with Pear Tart Fireworks. Die cut butterfly, ink edges and attach to box. Add sequins to top of box as desired.

 

Radiating Circles

by Sharon

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Supplies:

  • Imagine Crafts/Tsukineko: Radiant Neons: Electric Pink, Electric Green, Electric Orange; Walnut Ink Crystals, Craft Mat, Sponge Daubers
  • Hazel & Ruby: Boutique Alphas & Numbers Stencil Masks, Pass the Tissue crafting tissue paper
  • Other: white cardstock, black fine liner pen, sketching pencil, circle stencil, adhesive, scissors

Directions:

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1. Begin by drawing circles onto the card

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2. Use an Sponge Dauber to color the random circles and use the same stencil to draw circles onto the tissue paper.

3. Cut the tissue paper circles out and glue them down to the card

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4. Stick the stencils down and re-ink using the Radiant Neons.

5. Peel the stencils away being careful not to tear the tissue paper.

6. Ink the edges of your card using Walnut Ink, blending inward with a Sponge Dauber.

 

Inspiration Week with Hazel and Ruby Day 1

Badge_Hazel&Ruby

This week IMAGINE Crafts is proud to feature the products from Hazel & Ruby.  Our Artists In Residence are here all week to inspire you with their amazing projects using IMAGINE Crafts’ products along with a selection of stencils, paper and embellishments from Hazel & Ruby.

 

NOEL Coasters

By Maureen

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Supplies:

  • IMAGINE Crafts/Tsukineko: Creative Medium Clear & Shimmer, Memento Luxe Evergreen & Wedding Dress, StazOn Jet Black, Olive Green & Timber Brown; Delicata Silvery Shimmer, InkBlushers
  • Hazel & Ruby: ‘Boutique Alpha & Numbers’ Stencil Mask, ‘Pass the Tissue’ Crafting Tissue paper
  • Impress Rubber Stamps: Pine Branch
  • Miscellaneous: craft store coasters

Directions:

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1. Using Creative Medium Clear, adhere tissue paper to craft coasters, wrap paper edges to backside and adhere.

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2. Using an InkBlusher, cover coaster with Memento Luxe Wedding Dress, once dry, adhere letter stencils.

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3. Using an InkBlusher, cover coaster with Memento Luxe Evergreen, making the areas around the letters the darkest. Highlight coaster edges using Delicata Silvery Shimmer.

4. Carefully remove letter mask and stamp Pine Branch with StazOn Olive Green and Timber Brown, alternating locations on each coaster. Using an InkBlusher, highlight coaster sides with StazOn Jet Black.

5. Once dry, cover coaster with Creative Medium Shimmer and let dry completely before use.

 

SWEET BABY Canvas

by Nancy

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Supplies:

  • IMAGINE Crafts/Tsukineko: irResistible Pico Embellisher Wedding Dress, VersaMagic: Key Lime, Pixie Dust, Pink Grapefruit, Sea Breeze, Mango Madness; Memento: Bahamas Blue, Rosebud, Creative Medium, Sponge daubers
  • Hazel & Ruby: Boutique Alpha & Numbers stencil mask, Green with Envy Makery Sequins, Pass the Tissue crafting tissue paper
  • Miscellaneous: 8˝x10˝ canvas, punches (scallop circle, heart), brads

Directions:

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1. Adhere tissue paper to the canvas using Creative Medium.

2. Next pick your saying and stick the letter stencil mask to your canvas.

3. Using Sponge Daubers, ink till your happy with the results. I used both VersaMagic and Memento inks to create the vibrant colors.

4. Peel off the stencil letters. Outline the letters and add color using Sponge Daubers.

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5. Create flowers from pink polka dot tissue. Punch six circle scallops per flower. Put a brad in the middle to secure and then fluff the petals.

6. Cut a piece of black cardstock to use as a mat under the photo and glue sequins around the edge to add some bling.

7. Punch out some hearts from the tissue paper, then add dimension to the polka dot pattern by filling in the dots with  irResistible Pico Embellisher in Wedding Dress.

8. Attach your pieces to the canvas and you have a beautiful piece of art.

9. Sprinkle a few sequins to the canvas for a little interest .

 

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I loved using this tissue paper, so with the left over word tissue paper I created this pumpkin! I first inked the word tissue paper with Memento Morocco and then tore it into small strips. With Creative Medium, I decoupaged the colored tissue paper onto a plastic pumpkin from  the dollar store.

Eerie Halloween

by Darsie

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Supplies:

  • IMAGINE Crafts/Tsukineko: Memento: Tuxedo Black, LuLu Lavender, London Fog, Grape Jelly, Dandelion; irRESISTible Pico Embellisher Clear, Ink Blusher
  • Memory Box: Bramble Sunrise Cling Stamp
  • Spellbinders Paper Arts: Monarch and Font One, Uppercase
  • Miscellaneous: Lavender Rhinestones, Purple, white and black cardstock, adhesive

Instructions:

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1. Stamp Memory Box Bramble Sunrise with Memento Tuxedo Black ink on white cardstock panel, sized 4 x 5 1/4 inches.

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2. Sponge LuLu Lavender ink onto panel, omitting the moon and part of the brambles, with an ink blusher.

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3. Sponge London Fog ink onto panel, omitting the moon and part of the brambles and leaving some of the LuLu Lavender ink showing (you are producing a gradient effect), with an ink blusher.

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4. Sponge Grape Jelly ink onto panel, omitting the moon and part of the brambles and leaving some of the London Fog ink showing (you are producing a gradient effect) with an InkBlusher.

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5. Sponge Tuxedo Black ink onto panel, omitting the moon and part of the brambles and leaving some of the Grape Jelly ink showing (you are producing a gradient effect), with an InkBlusher.

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6. Sponge Dandelion ink in the center of the moon.

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7. Outline the brambles and spiderweb with Clear irRESISTible Pico Embellisher and allow to dry.

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8. Cut and emboss Spellbinders Monarch border and E, E, R, I, E from Font One – Uppercase using black cardstock.

9. Add border at base of your scene to resemble a fence, add letters to the upper left corner, apply rhinestones to fence and glue panel to a card.

Let’s Toast

Let’s Toast to Naghma’s inspiring card making video where she shows you how to create textured effects by heating irRESISTible Texture Sprays. We can’t wait to see s’more from Naghma in the future!