Sunday, June 25, 2017

Inspiration by Tanya

Hello everyone!
Tanya here.
And I have some inspiration for you!

I made 2 differents projects - layout and mini album with stunning Imaginarium Designs chipboard!
Word-arts are covered with black glaze and another ID chipboards are covered with white embossing powder.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Imaginarium designs June post by Sue Smyth

Altered books, Birds and eggs 
by Sue Smyth 

You all know I love to alter a book or Journal
I was cleaning up my workshop 
and found an old jigsaw puzzle
and thought how wonderful this would look 
on a book!

So I set about adhering jigsaw to a book cover 
with gel medium

I have used assorted trinkets and painted them all black
to create a blank canvas to work on,
even one of Imaginariums tiny bead skulls ..
can you see it ?

I love the spine, here I have used flat backed 
pearls. Again once painted black they look like metal 
when you add metallic paint.

Love the sprinkle of micro beads too.

With the Scrapbook Expo recently, Jane Tregenza
challenged me to create something with 
her pretty birds on sale.

Of course you can use them as is, but I 
thought what if I do the same thing
to them as I do a book,

So I have painted the bird black with gesso
and rubbed over inka gold in various colours to 
pick up the wonderful texture of the wings and feathers.
Then I have made a nest and added some of
the little mushrooms too.

They are great painted black too. Heat 
the with the heat gun and they will
blister and crack.
Then add your lustre with inka gold

These dragon eggs dont actually use imaginarium 
chipboard, but they do use the same process 
as the above book and bird, so I thought
you might like to see them too

I think a trio of them looks great.

This one uses chipboard squares that
are pinned and glue to a styro egg.
Then painted black with gesso.

This egg uses wood fibre, that is wadded
down with gel medium. Apply lots 
and cut off the excess.

This egg uses cracked egg shell
that is adhered with gel medium.

A quick look at 
what the journal cover looked
like with raw jigsaw all over
 it. I think this will be a 
class somewhere in crafting land lol.

Happy Crafting 

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Sandi's June Share

Hi everyone Sandi here to share with you my latest creations using Imaginarium Designs Chipboard.

My first is another journal page in my Design Team Journal, this is where I experiment with different inks, styles and IDChipboard.


I used Lindy's Stamp Gang inks to layer different colours onto both the background and chipboard the chipboard was firstly coating them with a thin coat of gesso to bring out the bright colours of the ink. The stamps are from All&Create Limited Edition stamps by Fiona Paltridge and Tracy Evans.

I used the following chipboard:

Imagine believe IDW0079
IDW0083 love grow hello

4 circle border IDB0003
Loolabelles Chevrons 1 IDDL0020
IDD0033 Denises George flourish 2

IDA009 Isobel Uppercase

IDALC0001 Isobel lowercase

My second creation is my favourite for the month and reflects my love of nature. 

This layout background was created using Lindy's Stamp Gang spray inks, my new Fiona Paltridge stamps from All&Create Limited Edition stamp sets and Dina Wakley Scribble sticks. The arrow chipboard I used was covered with Silver Vera Color ink and then embosssed with Tinby Metallic Melts. The piechart chipboard was coated with the blue Lindy's spray which I had left to dry out considerably in a palette to concentrate the colour and make it thicker to paint with.

Here is the chipboard I used:

Loolabelle's nested Arrows IDDL0018   
Loolobelle's Piechart and heart embellishments48 IDD0046
Together is a beautiful place to be IDP0211

My last share is a birthday card I have made for a special friend. It's a little different to what I normally would do for a card but thought I'd do something a bit different for her because 'We all are a little mad in here' is a bit of fun that she would relate to.

Again I used Lindy's Stamp gang Magicals powders both on the background and chipboard, I sprinkled some onto my craft mat and sprayed some water on it and rubbed the heart chipboard into it. The Happy birthday was sponged with black gesso and the hash circle was painted with white gesso to give texture. My stamps were from All&Create LE by Olga Heldmein

The chipboard used included:

IDDL0015 Lous heart shapes
Loolabelles circular cross hatch IDD0025
Happy birthday for cards 4 per board IDP0079

Thanks so much for dropping by I hope I have been able to inspire you to explore how you can incorporate Imaginarium Design chipboard into you future layouts and take on the challenge to enter our current challenge on our Imaginarium Designs Chipboard blog, Facebook and Instagram pages.

Monday, June 19, 2017

June Projects - With Karyn Schultz!

Hi Imaginarium Designs lovelies!!

It's Karyn here and today I'm sharing some pocket page scrapbooking, scrapbooking and cards made using lots of gorgeous Imaginarium Designs chipboard. These projects were from some recent classes I taught at Seriously Scrapbooking. 

The first project is Week 28 part 2 for my "Schultz Family 2016" Project Life Album. The photos were from a family holiday last year to the Gold Coast - I'm still trying to catch up on my PL from way back then!!
Here is a close up of the LHS. I've used the Echo Park "Just Be You" paper collection and hearts stencil. I love using the journalling cards 12x12 papers from any collection - they give you lots of options for PL cards or can be fussy cut and used as embellishments. 
For this card I've used my Prima Watercolor confections (Tropicals) to paint the background. Then I've used a navy ink and the geometric hearts stencil. Then I've fussy cut clouds and hot air balloons from the patterned paper and attached to the card. I've painted all of my chipboard a navy blue - keeping it all the same colour unifies the page.
Here is a close up of the RHS. I've added a selection of fussy cut elements and painted chipboard clusters to cards on this page. I mixed some of the paint (pink, yellow, green, blue) separately with texture paste then swiped it across the stencil giving a rainbow effect on one of the cards 
For this card I added some paint splatters, a strip of patterned paper, fussy cut hot air balloons and a painted chipboard word element. 

Imaginarium Designs chipboard I've used includes 

Love grow hello : code IDW0083
# words : code IDW0094

Loolabelles love arrows : Code IDD0030
Loolabelles chevrons #2: Code IDDL0022
Nats hearts 1 : code IDD0042

Loolabelle's freaky peep crosses : code IDD0050
The next project is a scrapbook page made using the Echo Park "Just Be You" paper collection and raindrops stencil.
I started by using a yellow ink and stencilling in the bottom left and top right corners of my background white cardstock. Then I added paint splatters in coordinating colours across the cardstock (again mainly from bottom left to top right). While this was drying I cut out all the triangular elements from the "follow your heart" paper. I distressed the edges of each of these triangles then adhered it to my background in the same heart shaped pattern (you could even sew these on if you like!). 
I clustered die cut embellishments and chipboard around my photo. I've painted all of my chipboard a navy blue. 
I added another embellishment cluster in the bottom left corner of my page.  

As well as the scrapbook page I created 2 cards. Both cards contains a painted and stenciled background as well as die cut embellishments, fussy cut words, and painted chipboard.

Imaginarium Designs chipboard I've used includes 

Love grow hello : code IDW0083
# words : code IDW0094
Loolabelles love arrows : Code IDD0030
Loolabelles chevrons #2: Code IDDL0022
Nats hearts 1 : code IDD0042
Loolabelle's freaky peep crosses : code IDD0050
Thanks so much for stopping by
Crafty Hugs xx