You Make Life More Beautiful – Lady Like Collection

Hello, Donna here with my take on the Lady Like collection. I love this collection with its soft color palette of pink, blues, greys, and greens as well as the designs and patterns especially, yes you guessed right, the floral ones.

You can download the PDF instruction HERE or click the main image above.

PRODUCTS USED:
PAPERS: LADY LIKE Collection: P2874 Rose, P2880 Mabel, P2882 Evelyn
KC PRODUCTS: PP1080 Paper Pad, SK820 Sticker Book, CR220 Curios, FL661 Flourish Pack, CT974 Collectables, CS374 Clear stamps, CS360 Tiny Dot Texture Stamp, IP751 Chocolate Dye Ink Pad, IP740 Cotton Candy Ink Pad, KM132 Gold Kaiser Mist, IT501 Tiny Triangles Designer Template, EM405 Doily, T315 Double-Sided Tape, T303 Foam Tape, T321 Acid-Free Craft Glue
Other: Molding Paste, Hemp Twine

I created a simple mixed media background by using some stencil and molding paste as well as stamping and some distressing to add a bit of texture to the layout.

This banner is one of my favorite parts of this layout. I used the pennants from the sticker book and some hemp twine and I have a beautiful banner! I adhered the pennants in place to secure it properly though even though they’re stickers.

I also like trimming down some word art strips like the ones I used here. I do this when I didn’t one the word art strip/s to overwhelm the overall look of the layout. I also like snipping the edges either a simple slanted trim or some triangles to create a “banner-like” look.

ALL Kaisercraft products to create this layout are available online at the Kaisercraft Shop.

That’s all from me today and I hope you liked my layout as much as I do.
Thank you for dropping by and see you in my next post.

Happy crafting,

Beach Days are the Best Days!

PAPERS: UNCHARTERED WATERS Collection: P2848 Aquatic, P2849 Hook, P2850 Streak, P2851 Tidal Pool, P2853 Sea Shore, P2855 Shallows
KC PRODUCTS: IT Bubbles 6 x 6 Template, Kaiser Mist KM129 Navy, SK819 Sticker Book, CT973 Collectables, FL660 Flourish Pack, CR219 Curios.
OTHER: Hessian, Modelling Paste, Cardboard

Hello!! It’s Lisa here today with some peachy inspiration for you. The Unchartered Waters collection is perfect for photos of your beachy days. Chock full of nautical elements.

I have started my page with the Streak paper as my base.
I have then layered torn strips pf the patterned papers onto my base.

I have then used the Bubbles Template and modelling paste to randomly stencil over my page.
I have then splattered some Navy Kaiser Mist.

Distressing some strips from the Sticker Book and hessian to layer over my page.
Add in some collectables.

Next I have added my photo and some more of the collectables,
layered with stickers and a wood flourish.

In my layers I have added a Curio and word stickers.

To finish I have used a quote from the cut off strip,
matted and adhered to the bottom of the page.

I had a lot of fun with this collection, I love the colours and elements.
I hope that you like what I have created.
You can find the full instructions for this layout HERE.

Until next time!
Lisa

You can find the Unchartered Waters collection in stock now at your local stockist,
or online at Kaisercraft.

Explore Scrapbook Layout

Hello, Kaisercraft friends. Donna here with my take on the Unchartered Waters collection.

Download the PDF instruction HERE or click the main image above.

PRODUCTS USED:PAPERS: UNCHARTERED WATERS Collection: P2854 Pelagic
KAISERCRAFT PRODUCTS: PP1079 Paper Pad, SK819 Sticker Book, CR219 Curios, CS373 Clear Stamps, FL660 Flourish Pack, CT973 Collectables, IT498 Designer Template – Bubbles, DD482 Decorative Die Textured Netting, IP747 Ink Pad – Denim, T303 Foam Tape, T321 Acid-Free Craft Glue
 
Other: Molding Paste

I added some texture first using the PELAGIC paper (reverse) as the background, with stencil and molding paste.

I also loved how the Texture Netting decorative die added to the mixed media background as well as to the clusters and layers of papers, flourishes and die cuts under and around the photo.

I kept the wood flourishes as is to mix with the color palette of the collection. Then I stamped in random places using the clear stamp and Denim ink pad.
I have a tip for you as well, don’t throw away the paper product strips, you can use it like I did here, to add some wonderful word arts to your layout.

That’s all from me today. I hope you liked my layout as much as I do.

Thank you for dropping by!

Happy crafting,

Beach Days …..

Good morning how are you? What do you think of this months NEW Collections? They are amazing. I am kicking off the month with Uncharted Waters IN STORE NOW.

So to help you get started I have a Process Video here and a downloadable PDF file here

Now if you want to see how the flowers where made you can follow the link here and see how to create your very own Art Foam Flowers.


PRODUCTS USED:  
PAPERS: UNCHARTERED WATERS Collection: P2854 Pelagic, PP1079, CT973 Collectables,

KC PRODUCTS: Art Foam, DD651 Captains Wheel Decorative Die, Decorative Die – 3D Layered Peony, LDB1056 Foam Tape, F627 White Paper Blooms.
 
Other: Paper Clay, Art Stones, Diamond Dust, Copic Ciao Markers.

So to start off I would spend the time making the flowers and setting them aside it can be a little bit labour intensive but you could just make them all with Kaiser Art Foam white and colour when needed for all your layouts. I used the Kaisercraft 3d layered

Peony die. I used some rhinestones and some stamen centers.

Another thing to point out is I used paper clay in a mold to create my shells so thats another thing to do ahead of time as its takes roughly 24 hrs to dry. They are very lightweight and work considering as an option when creating this style of layout.

If you dont have it is ok try real shells …..


To finish off the layout its all about all the bumpy, lumpy things like art stones, sand, prills and something sparkly drew drops, diamond dust, glass shards……

So till next time have a creative day…….

Rikki

Challenge Corner #7

Hello! It’s Lisa here today to share our latest Kaisercraft Corner Challenge.

And to inspire you today we have some projects we have created to share with you.

PAPERS: PEPPERMINT KISSES Collection: P2811 Fun & Festive, P2813 Wrapped Up, P2814 Holly Jolly, P2815 Combi Christmas, P2816 Minty
KC PRODUCTS: SK815 Sticker Book, CT969 Collectables, IT495 Scattered Stars Template, Kaiser Mists KM124 Red, KM126 Lime, KM131 Black
OTHER: Cardboard, Modelling paste.

For this layout, I have used the ‘Peppermint Kisses’ collection.
I have added some mixed media to my background.

I had to use one of the cute little reindeers on my layout.
Of course there are lots of presents, including the corner cluster I added.

I have also used lots of the gorgeous florals from the collection,
in among my layers.

You can find the full instructions for this layout HERE.

DIY Advent Calendar

Kaisercraft Products: Starry Night Collection P2826 Marvellous |CD615 Kraft Cardstock |Flourish Packs – FL657 Starry Night |FL656 Peppermint Kisses |FL622 Amazing and FL603 Dream |DD807 Mini Card Pocket Decorative Die

Other: Versamark Ink| Gold Embossing Powder| Gold Trim| Gold Sparkle Pegs,|Frame,|Acetate

Also, here are some cards that Annette Gearside has created for the challenge.

We also need to announce the winners of Challenge #6
The Gloss It, Emboss It, Glitter It challenge.
We had so many gorgeous entires this month!
It was hard to choose a winner.

So without any further ado. I would like to announce the winners:
Annemarie Caister with her gorgeous double layout using the ‘Workshop’ collection.


and Rosslyn Coutts, with her oh so pretty layout created using the ‘Rosabella’ collection.

Congrats ladies, if you could please send a message to Melissa Kennedy, to collect your prizes!

So this month the challenge is anything Christmas! It can be a card, a layout
or even a beyond the page creation.
Get your entries in! All you need to do is upload your project to the
Challenge #7 Album
in our Facebook Group Kaisercraft Corner.
Don’t forget to use the hashtag #kccornerchallenge7

I can’t wait to see what you come up with!
Don’t forget you can get the ‘Peppermint Kisses’ collection in stock now at your local stockist,
or online at Kaisercraft.

Until next time!
Lisa

Believe In The Magic Of The Season

Happy Thursday, Kaisercraft friends. Its Donna here with a new inspiration today using the Let It Snow collection.

This layout came out really pretty and it’s super quick to assemble too!

KC PRODUCTS: P2810 Wonderland, Sk814 Sticker Book, CT968 Collectables, FL655 Flourish Pack, IT495 Scattered Stars template, KM127 Turquoise, RS402 Island Lagoon, EM405 Doily, T303 Foam Tape, T321 Acid-Free Craft Glue
Other: Molding Paste

You can download the PDF instructions for this layout HERE.

You can also click the slider below for the step-by-step photo instructions.

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The background paper I used helped me to create something magical and beautiful without too much effort. To make it more like a Winter Wonderland layout, I used the Scattered Stars template and molding paste to add a snowflake effect.

Layering the wood flourishes, stickers and rhinestones create depth and fun details.

I like using use foam tape on die-cuts for dimension.

That’s all from me today. I hope liked my layout! I love reading your comments on my projects so just leave some in the comments section and if you have any queries I would gladly answer as much as I can.

All products to create this layout are available online at the Kaisercraft Shop.

Thank you for dropping by and have a happy crafty day!

Technique Tuesday – Mixed Media Rusty Cogs

Hello Chrissy here with another Technique Tuesday. Today I am sharing with you how I created some Mixed Media cogs using the Kaisercraft Wooden Flourish pack Workshop, ink pads and paint. 

Workshop Collection: P2793 Tough|P2797 Gallant|P2799 Strapping|P2800 Handsome|P2801 Chivalrous|CT967 Workshop Collectables|FL654 Flourish Pack

Other: SB792 Chocolate Pearls|KC048 Mud Puddle Acrylic Paint|IP756 Ink Pad Gold Pigment|IP755 Ink Pad Silver Pigment|IP719 Black Mini Ink Pad|IP723 Vintage Mini Ink Pad|DD448 Cogs Panel Decorative Die|CD606 Navy Card Stock|KM129 Navy KAISERmist|KM132 Gold Shimmer KAISERmist

Other: Texture Paste|Crystal Lacquer

I started off by painting all the Wood Flourish Cogs in Mud Puddle paint, it doesn’t have to be precise, it is like an undercoat. Next I lightly dabbed on random bits of texture paste, then left to dry for a few mins. The next bit is fun, adding layers of ink using the Silver, Black & Vintage ink pads, lastly adding the Gold ink pad on top. 

I also die cut some cogs from the Navy Kaiser card and used the same process without the texture paste.

Now to create the rest of the layout, I started off by building up my base using navy card and a selection of the Workshop papers.


I LOVE stitching on my layouts, so added some extra interest by hand stitching along the length of some of the papers. Then started to build up my layout by adding layers around my photo.

I’ve added the cogs around my photo, adding foam pads to some to give height and dimension.

I have had a typewriter sat on my desk for a very long time and have never really used it, I decided to type some of the lovely sayings from the collection onto a strip of paper and added that to my layout. 


To finish off my layout I have added a few tiny metal embellishments and pearls to the centre of my cogs. I hope this has inspired you to have ago at Mixed Media cogs, this was my first time, it was fun so I will be doing it again very soon. 

xXx Happy crafting – Chrissy T xXx

You can download the pdf instructions here

Chrissy


Something for the Boys!

Hello all! It’s Lisa here today to share my latest creation with you.
This month we have some gorgeous collections for you,
including the Workshop collection, perfect for the boys in your life.

PAPERS: WORKSHOP Collection: P2793 Tough, P2794 Dashing, P2798 Courageous
KC PRODUCTS: CT967 Collectables, SK813 Sticker Book, CR213 Curios, IT494 Linear Lines Template, CS364 Clear Stamp Set, DD3316 Texture Subway Decorative Die, CD606 Navy Cardstock, Ink Pads IP747 Denim, IP757 Black, IP744 Blue Haze 
OTHER: Cardboard, Modelling Paste. 

I have fallen in love!
With the Template, the Clear Stamps, the colours and elements,
well just all of it!

I do love a bit of grunge!!
This collection has it all. I have started with Dashing (reverse) as my base page.
I have then used the Linear Lines Template and modelling paste,
to make this background my own.

I have then started stamping with a few different inks,
and then I started to build up my page, using rulers and cogs.

I have also used the Subway Texture Decorative Die. I have die-cut these from both navy and white card stock. I have added these into my layers as I build them up.

As I am building I adhere more of the rulers,
more of the subway die-cuts and cogs.

I have used both foam tape and cardboard to add dimension to my layout.

I have then added some of the word stickers from the Sticker Book, sentiment tag from the Collectables and a Curio to finish.

I quite like how this one turned out. Perfect for my boys and their shenanigans 🙂
You can find the full instructions for this layout HERE.

Until next time!
Lisa xo

You can find the Workshop collection in stock now at your local stockist or online at Kaisercraft.

Best Ever Dad Scrapbook Layout

Hello, Kaisercraft friends. Donna here with my layout using the Workshop collection, perfect for the special men in our lives, dads!

For today’s post, I created a simple scrapbook layout of my husband and daughter.

Click the main image above, download the PDF instructions here

Or click the slider below for step-by-step photos and instructions.

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Kaisercraft products used:  WORKSHOP Collection: P2799 Strapping, PP1073 Paper Pad, SK813 Sticker Book, CT967 Collectables, FL654 Flourish Pack, IT487 Distressed Diamonds, KM 129 Navy, KM132 Gold, SB792 Chocolate, IP724 Bark, T303 Foam Tape, T321 Acid-Free Craft Glue

The photos I used were a bit colorful so I converted them to B & W to complement the blue and brown color palette of the Workshop collection.

I added interesting details by distressing, inking and using foam mounting tape for dimension/depth.

I like lifting or curling the edges of photos, die-cuts or stickers for added texture.

I hope this layout inspired you to create something for the special dads in your lives. I would love to hear your thoughts and any questions just leave them in the comment section. Thank you for dropping by!

All products to create this layout are available online at the Kaisercraft Shop.

Happy crafting!

Tech Tuesday – Layering Elements

Hello all! It’s Lisa here today to share some inspiration and a technique with you.
I have been working with the Let It Snow Collection and this is what I have created

PAPERS: LET IT SNOW Collection: P2804 Twinkle Star, P2806 Pine Forest, P2807 Shimmering
KC PRODUCTS: CS365 Clear Stamp Set, SK814 Sticker Book, CT968 Collectables, CR214 Curios, IT495 Scattered Stars Template, Kaiser Mist KM127 Turquoise,
Ink Pads IP746 Peacock, IP752 Smoke, IP745 Seabreeze.
OTHER:Modelling Paste, gauze. 

For this layout, I wanted to use the Clear Stamp Set to add extra trees and snowflakes, stamped in Seabreeze Ink, layering with the Collectables to create a forest around my photo.

I have started by building up my background, I have used the Scattered Stars Template to stencil first with Ink and then with modelling paste.
I have also stamped some snowflakes and splashed some Kaiser Mist in Turquoise.

I have started to add in some sticker strips and snowflakes from the Sticker Book.
Adhere some gauze to your layout.
I have then added some of the trees, to start my forest.

Once I have built the first layer of trees, I then adhered my photo, and added another layer of trees, some adhered with foam tape for dimension.

I have then added some more trees to the other side of my photo,
again layering some stamped and some collectable trees.

I have then started to add some more of the stamped snowflakes.

I have used one of the Curios from this collection.

A couple of the sentiments from the Collectables and the Sticker Book.

I hope that you like what I have created.
I am in love with the colours and snowflakes in this collection, just gorgeous!

Until next time!
Lisa xo

You can find the full instructions for this layout HERE

You can find the Let It Snow collection in stock now at your local stockist or online at
Kaisercraft.