July 7, 2017

Blue Fern Studios - Wish

Happy Friday, blog friends! I'm back to share my third Blue Fern Studios layout for this month.  This one features a photo of my daughter at one of her recent dance competitions...it's a group jazz number to "Bippity Boppity Boo" and is soooo cute!


I chose a beautiful Blue Fern Studios paper called Concert Hall from the Courtship Lane collection.  I love how the paper matches the backdrop in my photo.

I treated the paper with drops of blue and pink spray ink, topped that with some white gesso through a stencil, and then used a stamp from the Blue Fern Studios Forever stamp set with black ink.


I embossed the Blue Fern Studios "Wish" title piece with three colors of Imagine Ink embossing powder (In the Navy, Bonny Blue, and Icicle).


I embossed the Blue Fern Studios Manchester Frame in Imagine Ink Bonny Blue powder, and then layered on the Blue Fern Studios Folkart Frame, which I embossed with Imagine Ink In the Navy powder.  I'm so pleased with the effect!  Don't be afraid to layer your chipboard pieces :)


Blue Fern Studios products used:

Paper
Courtship Lane - Concert Hall

Chipboard
Folkart Frame
Manchester Frame
Wish, Wonder, Dream

Embossing Powder
Bonny Blue
Icicle
In the Navy

Stamp
Forever

Flowers
Chesterville Blooms
Dark Tropic Lilies
Heartland Blossoms

Other Products Used:
Prima Marketing Flowers, stencil, gesso
Kaisercraft pearls
Lindy's Stamp Gang Sprays
(Afternoon Delight Denim, Cotton Candy Pink, Caribbean Blue)

July 6, 2017

Blue Fern Studios - Daddy's Little Girl

Hi, creative people! Today's scrapbook page features a sweet photo of my two loves and lots of gorgeous Blue Fern Studios products.


I chose a beautiful paper from the Blue Fern Studios Serendipity collection called Imagination for my layout.  I treated it with some white gesso, some drops of pink, peach, and orange spray ink, and some stamping in black with the Blue Fern Studios Tattered Newsprint stamp.


Oh how I adore this Blue Fern Studios Daddy's little Girl chipboard piece!  It comes as one piece, but I cut it into two pieces in order to suit my design.  It's embossed with Imagine Ink embossing powder in Antique Gold.  I used the same treatment on the Blue Fern Royal Monarch to the right of the photo.


I embossed two of the Blue Fern Studios Berry Stems chipboard pieces with Sand & Sea Imagine Ink embossing powder and tucked those into the top and bottom of my flower cluster.  There are several berry stem pieces in the set!


Blue Fern Studios products used:

Paper
Serendipity - Imagination

Chipboard
Berry Stems
Daddy's Little Girl
Royal Monarchs

Embossing Powder
Antique Gold
Sand & Sea

Stamp
Tattered Newsprint

Flowers
Chesterville Florals
Harvest Lilies
Soft Blossoms
Spring Lilies

Other products used:
Prima Marketing flowers
Lindy's Stamp Gang Sprays
(Chateau Rose, Cosmopolitan Pink, Orange Creamsicle)

July 5, 2017

Blue Fern Studios - Joy

Hello blog friends!  I hope your July has been off to a great, creative start.  I've got three new scrapbook pages to share, starting with this one!


This gorgeous paper is from the Blue Fern Studios Courtship Lane collection.  It is called Royal Street.  As you can surely see, Blue Fern Studios papers and embellishments are gorgeous as they are and do not need extensive altering to look fabulous in your scrapbooks!  I simply added some drops of purple and teal mists, then stamped here and there with a stamp from the Blue Fern Studios Forever stamp set.


I covered a Blue Fern Studios Graduated Circles chipboard piece with Iridescent Grey Imagine Ink embossing powder.  What an awesome powder it is!  A favorite for sure.


The Joy chipboard piece from the Blue Fern Studios Good Vibes set sums up the emotion of the photo of my daughter and her grandfather perfectly.  It was a joyful visit for sure :)  I embossed the chipboard with Imagine Ink embossing powder in the color Plum.  It's a lovely, rich color and it looks terrific with the Blue Fern Studios plum colored berries!

Blue Fern Studios products used:

Paper
Courtship Lane - Royal Street

Chipboard
Good Vibes
Graduated Circles

Embossing Powder
Iridescent Grey
Plum

Stamp
Forever

Flowers
Dark Tropic Lilies
Happy Blooms
Spring Peony and Berries

Other products used:
Lindy's Stamp Gang sprays
(C'est la vie Cerise, Frenchy's Pink Pouf, Sweet Violet Purple Teal)

June 18, 2017

Blue Fern Studios - Love

Hey friends! I'm here with my third layout for Blue Fern Studios this month. I really enjoyed playing with the brand new Garden Life collection. I hope you'll get your hands on some of it for yourself!


I used the Garden Life - In Bloom paper.  It's treated with gesso, drops of Lindy's Stamp Gang spray ink, and a stamp from Blue Fern's Essential Textures stamp set.


I embossed the Shabby Brick Bits chipboard piece with Snow embossing powder.  The Brick Rings chipboard pieces are first embossed with Baby Pink and then with Pretty in Pink embossing powder.


My flower cluster includes Garden Blooms, Garden Florals, and Spring Florals.  I have also used 3 pieces from the Garden Life Printed Chipboard set.


The "Love" chipboard piece is from the Good Vibes set.  It's embossed with Ebony embossing powder.


Blue Fern Studios products used:

Paper
Garden Life - In Bloom

Chipboard
Brick Rings
Good Vibes
Shabby Brick Bits
Garden Life Printed Chipboard

Embossing Powder
Baby Pink
Ebony
Pretty in Pink
Snow

Stamps
Essential Textures

Flowers
Garden Blooms
Garden Florals
Spring Florals

other products
sprays: Lindy's Stamp Gang
(Cotton Candy Pink, Luscious Lime, Merry-Go-Round Green)

June 17, 2017

Blue Fern Studios - Life is full of Surprises

Hi crafty peeps! Hope you're having a great weekend.  I'm here with my second Blue Fern Studios DT layout for June...I hope it provides some inspiration :)


This layout is made with the Garden Life - Snippets paper.  I treated it with gesso, the Tattered Harlequin stamp, and drops of white paint.


My flower cluster includes Chesterville Florals and Harvest Lilies. I sprinkled some Prima Finnabair microbeads for added texture.


I framed the photo with a chipboard piece from the Splattered Circles set and a negative piece from the Brick Rings set.  They are covered with Sand and Sea embossing powder.  The title piece, Life is full of Suprises, is embossed in Ebony embossing powder.


I also layered 3 pieces of Garden Life - Felicity paper behind the photo.  This was a fun day, by the way... we surprised my daughter with her first trip to the roller rink, and she learned to skate in no time!


Blue Fern Studios products used:

Paper
Garden Life - Felicity
Garden Life - Snippets

Chipboard
Brick Rings
Life is full of Surprises
Splattered Circles

Embossing Powder
Ebony
Sand and Sea

Stamps
Tattered Harlequin

Flowers
Chesterville Florals
Harvest Lilies

June 16, 2017

Blue Fern Studios - Cute Stuff

Hi, blog friends! It's time to start sharing my June Blue Fern Studios design team layouts.  All three feature the new paper collection called Garden Life.


My first layout features the Garden Life - Wallflowers paper. I treated it with gesso, drops of Lindy's Stamp Gang spray ink, modeling paste through a Prima stencil, the Serendipity Medley stamp, and a stamp from the Forever stamp set.


I clustered some Garden Florals and Garden Blooms with some Petaloo flowers, Prima flowers, and Prima buttons.


I framed the photo with a chipboard piece from the Graduated Circles set embossed with 14 karat embossing powder.  The Garden Lattice Bits and the "Cute Stuff" title from the Good Vibes set were first embossed with Sunlight Rose embossing powder and then embossed a second time with Rusty Rose embossing powder.


Blue Fern Studios products used:

Paper
Garden Life - Wallflowers

Chipboard
Garden Lattice Bits
Good Vibes set
Graduated Circles

Embossing Powder
14 Karat
Rusty Rose
Sunlight Rose

Stamps
Forever set
Serendipity Medley

Flowers
Garden Blooms
Garden Florals

other products
buttons: Prima
flowers: Petaloo, Prima
sprays: Lindy's Stamp Gang
(Bonjour Butter, Chateau Rose, Cheshire Cat Cherry, Cosmopolitan Pink, Cotton Candy Pink, and Pineapple Paradise)
stencil: Prima

May 19, 2017

Blue Fern Studios - Sassy

Hi blog friends!   I'm here with my third Blue Fern Studios layout for this month!

Sassy

This layout features the Happy Accident - Chance paper.  I prepared the paper with a layer of clear gesso followed by modeling paste through a stencil.  Next, I added color with drops of purple, pink, black, and white sprays.  When dry, I stamped using the Tattered Harlequin stamp as well one of the Essential Textures stamps using black ink.


I embossed the Swirly Circle chipboard piece with Plum embossing powder.  I did the same on the Sassy chipboard piece, but I also added some Rusty Rose embossing powder on it here and there.  I love the beautiful effect!

Above and below, you can also see some of the Happy Accident Printed Chipboard stickers.


The below "Passion" chipboard sticker is also from the Happy Accident Printed Chipboard set.


My flower clusters include Happy Blooms and Happy Roses.


Blue Fern Studios products used:

Paper
Happy Accident - Chance
Happy Accident - Fate

Chipboard
Sassy
Swirly Circle
Happy Accident - Printed Chipboard

Embossing Powder
Plum
Rusty Rose

Stamps
Essential Textures
Tattered Harlequin

Flowers
Happy Blooms
Happy Roses

other products:
flowers: Prima Marketing, Petaloo
sprays: Lindy's Stamp Gang
(Blazing Black, Frenchy's Pink Pouf, Frozen Jack Frost, Hibiscus Rose)
sticker: 7 Dots Studio

May 17, 2017

Blue Fern Studios - Together is the Best Place to be

Hello!  I'm back with my second May Blue Fern Studios design team layout.  This features the new paper collection called Happy Accident.

Together is the Best Place to be

This layout features the B side of the Happy Accident - Fluke paper.  I prepared it with a layer of clear gesso and then applied modeling paste through a stencil.  Next I added color with some drops of peach, orange, and yellow sprays. When dry, I added contrast by using black ink with the Tattered Newsprint stamp and a stamp from the Forever set.


I used Stormy Skies embossing powder on the Together is the Best Place to be chipboard piece.  Isn't it a lovely shade of blue?!  Used 14 Karat embossing powder on the Royal Heart Frame chipboard piece that you see peeking out under and around the photo.


I tucked a blue chipboard flower from the Happy Accident Printed Chipboard set into an embellishment cluster.


The flower clusters include beautiful Happy Blooms and Happy Roses.


Blue Fern Studios products used:

Paper
Happy Accident - Fluke
Happy Accident - Fortuity

Chipboard
Royal Heart Frame
Together is the Best Place to be
Happy Accident - Printed Chipboard

Embossing Powder
14 Karat
Stormy Skies

Stamps
Forever
Tattered Newsprint

Flowers
Happy Blooms
Happy Roses

other products:
flowers: Prima Marketing
heart embellishment: Crate Paper
resin embellishment: Prima Marketing
sprays: Lindy's Stamp Gang
(Bonjour Butter, Cosmopolitan Pink, Kissin' Kenickie Coral)
stickers: 7 Dots Studio
stencil: Prima Marketing
wood buttons: Prima Marketing

May 15, 2017

Blue Fern Studios - This is My Life

Hi, blog friends! It's time to start sharing my May Blue Fern Studios design team layouts.  All three feature the new paper collection called Happy Accident.  I do believe this collection will be a strong favorite for a very long time! It is so wonderfully suited for mixed media, but it also stands beautifully on its own.  I hope you will get your hands on this collection, as you are sure to love it!

This is My Life

My first layout features the B side of the Happy Accident - Layering Cards paper.  I prepared it with a layer of clear gesso then a little bit of white gesso in the focal area. I added some drops of pink, peach, and orange sprays to the paper to coordinate with the flowers that I was going to add.  When dry, I used the brick stamp from the Essential Textures stamp set with black ink.


I used Copper Embossing Powder on the This is My Life chipboard piece.


  I also used the Copper Embossing Powder on a butterfly from the Royal Monarchs chipboard set.  For some beautiful contrast, I added some Pink Dust Embossing Powder to the butterfly here and there.


I used the same embossing powder treatment on the Blooming Flourishes chipboard pieces that are layered under the photo and flowers.  Above, you can see a coordinating Happy Accident Printed Chipboard Sticker peeking out on either side of the photo and another, "Inspiration", beneath the photo.

Of course, a handful of gorgeous coordinating flowers, including Happy Roses, Spring Lilies, and Harvest Lilies, were used to embellish the layout.


Blue Fern Studios products used:

Paper
Happy Accident - Layering Cards

Chipboard
Blooming Flourishes
Royal Monarchs
This is My Life
Happy Accident - Printed Chipboard

Embossing Powder
Copper
Pink Dust

Stamp
Essential Textures

Flowers
Happy Roses
Harvest Lilies
Spring Lilies

other products:
sprays: Lindy's Stamp Gang
(Chateau Rose, Cosmopolitan Pink, Cotton Candy Pink, Kissin' Kenickie Coral)
stickers: 7 Dots Studio
flowers: misc

April 9, 2017

Blue Fern Studios - Cousins are friends for Life

Hi friends!  Today I'm back with my third layout created for April for Blue Fern Studios.

 I chose two papers from the Spring Parade collection.  To treat the background, I flicked on 5 different colors of spray, letting each color dry before adding the next.  I then added some texture paste through a stencil, and when dry, I added some contrast using black ink with the Serendipity Medley stamp.


I used the larger of the two hearts from the Frilly Hearts chipboard set to ground my photo.  It's embossed with Antique Gold embossing powder.


The title piece is embossed with the new Pink Dust powder.  It's such a pretty color!


I dabbed the embellishments with a bit of gesso to blend everything together.


Below you can see a closeup of the background details.


Blue Fern Studios products used:

Paper
Spring Parade - June
Spring Parade - Remembance

Chipboard
Cousins are Friends
Frilly Hearts

Embossing Powder
Antique Gold
Pink Dust

Stamp
Serendipity Medley

Flowers
Attic Charm Clitter Roses
Chesterville Florals
Spring Lilies

Other products:
flowers: Prima Marketing, Inc.
butterfly: Pink Paislee
stencil: Prima Marketing, Inc.
sprays: Lindy's Stamp Gang
(Cosmopolitan Pink, Chateau Rose, Frozen Jack Frost)
spray: Prima Marketing, Inc. (Cotton Candy Pink)
spray: Heidi Swapp (Gold Lame)

Thank you for stopping by today.
I hope I have inspired you to create with your Blue Fern Studios products!

April 5, 2017

Blue Fern Studios - Dazzling

Hello!  I'm back today with my second April share for Blue Fern Studios!

This layout features awesome paper and chipboard from the Chesterville collection.  Oh how I love this paper!  I decided to make a girly, yet funky, page with it.  I treated the background with five colors of spray, a layer of modeling paste through a stencil, and some random stamping with a stamp from the Forever stamp set.


That cool abstract chipboard piece behind the photo is called Chesterville Doodle.  I embossed it with 14 Karat embossing powder.


This time I treated the flowers with a few drops of white spray.


Since I was going for a girly yet funky, grungy look, I added some lace and some burlap between the paper layers.


The Dazzling title piece from the Brilliant, Amazing, Dazzling chipboard set was treated with 2 layers of Ebony embossing powder.


One more detail shot!


Blue Fern Studios products used:

Paper
Chesterville - Holmes
Chesterville - Whitford

Chipboard
Brilliant, Amazing, Dazzling
Chesterville Doodle

Embossing Powder
14 Karat
Ebony

Stamp Set
Forever

Flowers
Heartland Blossoms
Spring Florals

Other products:
flowers: Prima Marketing, Inc.
wood buttons: Prima Marketing, Inc.
stencil: Prima Marketing, Inc.
stickers: 7 Dots Studio
sprays: Lindy's Stamp Gang
(Rizzo's Rowdy Red, Frozen Jack Frost, Blazing Black, Cheshire Cat Cherry)
spray: Heidi Swapp (Gold Lame)

Thank you for stopping by today.
I hope I have inspired you to create with your Blue Fern Studios products!
 
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