mandag 12. februar 2018

Take the scenic route - A shadow box

It's always fun to create with brand new collections. This time, I have created a shadow box for Hobbykunst. Here, I have used Maja's collection Celebration together with Kaisercraft's new Wandering Ivy collection. 


The box is made from thin wood. This is a wooden picture from a sale at Jysk, turned the wrong way round, and decorated inside. 


The inside has been decorated with papers from Maja Design: Jubilee - Celebration. The flowers has been cut from the same paper, and added in layers with cheesecloth between the layers. 


The suitcases has been made by hand, from small square boxes. The suitcases has got brown corners created from cardstock and a little handle.


The dog and the boy is from Tim Holtz's Idea-Ology: Paper Dolls Die-Cuts.  These motives are super in art work like this.


The back of the frame has been decorated with papers from Maja Design: Party - Celebration.


The handle is an old wooden handle from a draw. The handle has been painted black and decorated with Finnabair's wax.



Materials used:

Maja Design: Good times - Celebration Maja Design: Jubilee - Celebration Maja Design: Party - Celebration Kaisercraft: Panelling - Wandering Ivy 
Idea-Ology: Paper Dolls Die-Cuts, 107/PkgUHU Flinke Flasche - Universal lim, 90 gLimputer, str 5x5 mm, tykkelse 2 mm SOLO GOYA Art Acryl Basic 100 ml Black
Prima: Aged Brass - Art Alchemy Metallique Wax 






søndag 4. februar 2018

Dancing Queen, A chabby chic card

Today, I am showing you a card created for Creativation for LDRS Creative this spring. 


The motive, Dancing Queen, is a brand new image that will be available in shops i March. 




The card has been created with the Allifair Build-A-Card die set. The motive has diecut with a die from the Fancy Rectangles & Layers die set. A die cut made with the Regal Frame die set




I do like to decorate cards inside and at the back. Here, they are simply decorated to finish the card.




The hearts at the back of the card has been created with the New Heart Felt Dies set.
New products: 
Winnie Dancing Queen stamp (in stores from March)
New Cotton Candy Paper Pad (in stores from March)
New Fancy Flowers die set (in stores from March)
New Sprigs die set (in stores from March)
New Heart Felt Dies set (in stores from March)

fredag 2. februar 2018

Animated cards - How do they work?

Animated cards have been out for a few years. These cards are called Analog Lenticular Card Animation. Last year, I could see the first sets of stamps-acetate-dies for sale, to create these cards. I don't have any og these, but I really wanted to figure out how they work. The cards are based on a grid and a motive based on the grid. 



These cards has been created with papers from Maja's new Celebration collection:  Good times og Jubilee. All the three cards are made with the same grid system. The grid is moving, and the butterflies and hears are mounted inside the cards. The grid on the butterfly card is moving vertically (up and down) with the stripes going horizontally (side to side). The grid on the heart cards are moving horizontally  and the stripes are going vertically. The grid and the motives are shown below. I created the grid with a Silhouette, and drew the hearts and butterflies based on the grid. The middle black of the hearts and butterflies will show all the time. The outer edges of the motives will only show when the black grid isn't covering the black lines of the motives.


It's difficult to show the cards, only using photos, so I created a short film to show the cards. 





Butterfly tag



This tag has been created as a hollow card. The grid is moving as a tag inside the card. The paper is  Maja design's Jubilee. The text has been created with the dies "De beste gratulasjoner" from Papirdesign.



When you pull the black grid tag, the butterflies look like they are flying.



The back of the card has got  space for writing a message. The dies used here is an LDRS creative dies: "Fancy Rectangles & Layers Die Set"






Heart tag:


This tag has been created with the papers "Good times" from Maja design.  This card has been created as a hollow card. The black grid is moving from side to sid, as you move the slot at the bottom of the card. 


A you move the grid, the animation shows up.


The back of the card has got space to write a messege. This has been created using dies from LDRS creative: Dotty Doily Die Set and Fancy Circles Dies.


Heart card:


This card has been created with the papers "Good times" from Maja design.  When you open the card, the animation of the hearts will show. 


The text inside the card,"De beste gratulasjoner" has been created with a die from Papirdesign. The dragonflies has been created with a die from LDRS - Allifair Build-A-Card dies.



The card has been created, by gluing several parts of the card together. There is a front and a grid that belongs together. Then there is the back of the card. The grid has been placed about a cm away from the insideof the card. This makes the gridd move, when you open the card - and the animation will show. 





Materials used:


Maja Design: Good times - Celebration Maja Design: Jubilee - CelebrationBazzill: Smoothie - Classic White Bazzill: Smoothie - Hot Fudge 

Papirdesign: De beste gratulasjoner 2 diesLDRS: Fancy Rectangles & Layers Die Set, 5/Pkg 
LDRS: Dotty Doily Die Set, 7/Pkg LDRS: Fancy Circles Dies, 6/Pkg 
LDRS: Allifair Build-A-Card dies, 9/PkgUHU Flinke Flasche - Universal lim, 90 g




onsdag 24. januar 2018

A paper house - shown at Creativation 2018

Today, I am showing you one of my creations for Creativation with brand new products from LDRS - creative.
When I got the new dies for spring 2018 from LDRS - creative, one of the set of dies I got was a window and door die set. I then thought of creating a house. The front garden fence has been created with one of the new die sets, and the number 33 has been created from some of the scraps from the die cut.
Inside the garden, I have used the window die set to create a stencil. I used concrete paste over the hand made stencil to create the impression of concrete slabs on the ground. 
The leaves are part of one of the new die sets.

The flowers here, are simple rolled paper flowers. The flowers has been cut, with shaped scissors. 
The bricks at the back has been made with the inside of the window die. All the flowers are hand made with the new fancy flower die set.




The door and the windows has been created with the new door and window die set.
This house was created using all the products listed below:
New Versatile Doors and windows Dies set (in stores from March)
- New Country Friends Paper Pad (in stores from March)
New Fancy Flowers die set (in stores from March)
New Sprigs die set (in stores from March)
New Heart Felt Dies set (in stores from March)


mandag 22. januar 2018

Nytt år og ny planner

Nytt år, ny planner og nye muligheter. I år har jeg gått for denne planneren fra Rayher, som heter Black Flowers. Denne planneren med tilbehør får du hos Hobbykunst. Jeg synes den er enkel og fin i sort, og feminin med rosemønsteret i margen. 


Først i planneren har jeg satt inn plastlommer som er geniale til oppbevaring av blyanter og annet småstasj.


Rayher har også små merkelapper og notisblokker. For å feste de inni selve permen, har jeg brukt noen av skillearkene som kom i permen. Disse har jeg kuttet av vertikalt, slik at de ble litt kortere, og limt inn hele pappbiten med merkelapper med dobbeltsidig tape. Dermed følger de med i planneren og er greie i bruk.


Jeg har såvidt startet å ta i bruk planneren. Nye Washi tape, med samme mønstere som i planneren var litt kult. Jeg lovet meg selv for flere år siden, at jeg ikke skulle begynne med klistremerker. Men i en planner er jo det helt genialt. Hobbykunst har fått inn mange fine klistremerkekolleksjoner som er praktiske og noen som rett og slett bare er utrolig lekre. 


Jeg har brukt noen nye skilleark i ulike farger og klistremerker med månedene på. Settet med klistremerker kommer med både norsk og engelsk tekst. Jeg brukte norsk tekst på framsiden av skillearkene og engelsk tekst på baksiden. Skillearkene har jeg planer om å pynte litt etterhvert.


Her er skillearket for januar enkelt pyntet. Bildet er tatt i New York for noen år siden. Her er det brukt tape, diecuts, blonder, stensiler, knapper og tekst.



Utstyr brukt


I planneren har jeg med ekstra årskalender med en uke på en dobbeltside. Dette holder somregel for meg. Jeg har også et sett med klistremerker med alle månedene for 2018. Ekstra notatark er også med. Dette er superviktig for meg, ettersom jeg ofte lager meg mye lister når jeg har mye å gjøre.. I tillegg er planneren et verktøy for meg for å skrive ned gode ideer.


Rayher har også datoklistremerker som er passer inn i årskalenderen. Disse finnes i farger og sølv.


Ekstra skilleark, skriveark og to plastlommer til oppbevaring har jeg også tatt i bruk.


Ulike notatblokker og post it lapper fra Rayher. Utrolig kjekke.


Klistremerker til bruk i planneren. Her er det brukt klistremerker med symbolersymboler og skrivefelt, I tillegg er det også planner tabs i to ulike versjoner.


Jeg har også brukt binders med pyntplanner clips og washi tape med farger som passer til planneren.








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