booth 4.1 K35 | JOT Moodboard

hi there, it´s me…
back among the living – i had a nasty cold that kept me in bed the entire last week! i would call it flu and i am happy that i am without fever and able to leave the bed!

so, you all know that i am the biggest fan from the JOT moodboard challenges, right?! This month moodboard is awesome, soft colors and the best part… you can win a guest month at the JOT Team! how freaking awesome!!! This would be a little dream come true, seriously!

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another picture from the creativeworld in frankfurt… me, smiling kinda weird/strange, at the booth from WRMK/AC 🙂

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i really love how the layout turned out! like i said in the first sentence… i was very sick the last days and my brain is not working good (haha) so i just wanted to sit and create something… without thinking to much. i should do that more often, just making, not thinking 😉

here is a process video for you to watch!

thanks for stopping by today
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best day ever | creativeworld2018

hello everyone, today i want to share a new layout with you…
it was the first week of januray (or maybe the second) and i got an email, from American Crafts….. they asked me if i wanted to join them at the creativeworld… um what?!
So, for sure i said yes 😉 i was at the booth for the weekend and monday and i seriously had my best time!

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Jim, Yamille, Tage and me… on monday just a few minutes before i needed to leave the booth to get my train… i was tired, exhausted… tired…. but oh so happy! i really learned a lot, i met some awesome people, some german scrapbookers and Terhi (HKC girl from finland) – best weekend ever!

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i also have a process video for you to watch, please feel free to CLICK HERE! thank you

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Happy No.2 | Vicki Boutin

Hi everyone, Jana back again with a new fun Layout for you.
This Layout is about my Middle One, he turned 13 last year, and he hates me for taking Pictures from him – but Selfies with me are fine! YAY!
So, I wanted to create a Page with a lot of Flowers on it and also some “girly” colors. I started with a 12×12 sheet from the White Foundation Paper but I did not used any Gesso on it.

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I used “Coral Macaroon” from the Acrylic Color Pop Paints (set 3) and added water to it so that I can handle the acrylic Color like a Watercolor, I also used a piece of plastic to get the color on the white Paper. Remember, I don´t have any Gesso on the Paper – the paint was still a bit thick for getting the look I wanted, so I just added more water – the paper did not curled up!! The Paper is just awesome, I totally love it! For my second Color I grabbed the Art Crayons (set 1 – warm) and scribbled it onto a piece of plastic, added water and smeared it on the background

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Once everything was dry I grabbed some Stamps (Dies and Clear Acrylic Stamps Set1), the Color Stamp Pads (set2) and added some tiny Hearts here and there over the Page.

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The colors turned out great and I really love how they mixed together! Buuuuut, i needed a touch of black. The photo shows me and my son and we both have dark hair and I wanted to have the darkness (if that makes any sense to you) on the Background too. So I grabbed a black Art Crayon and some Bubble wrap and stamped it down. Some splatters in black and I was very happy with the outcome.

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The Flowers in the Ephemera – Icons Pack are ALL awesome and I grabbed a lot of them for my Layering around my photo and papers. The stamped hearts had not the color I wanted so I covered them up with some tangled thread and flowers. You can always fix little problems by covering them up with bigger Elements or by adding more color.

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I placed the big word Happy directly on my photo and love how that looks. On the Foam Thickers sheet are also some golden glitter hearts and they look great next to the flowers, right?

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The last things i´ve added are the Finishing Embellishments, like Enamel Dots or Epoxy Dots.
I really had fun with this Layout and I am REALLY in love with it.

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I also have a little process Video for you to watch!  https://youtu.be/Weu7gyrMMsg

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Supply List:

White Foundation Paper
12×12 Paper Pad
Art Crayons – Set 1 – warm
Watercolor Brushes
Acrylic Color Pop Paints – Set 3
Dies and Clear Acrylic Stamps  – Set 1
Color Stamp Pads – Set 2
Ephemera – Icons
Ephemera – Frames
Thickers – Foam – Phrases
Self-Adhesive Finishing Embellishments
Cardstock Stickers – words

Tell your Story | Vicki Boutin

Hi everyone, i am totally excited to tell you that i´ve made it in the first ever Design Team from Vicki Boutin – the Mixed Media Makers! Woooop…

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but let´s move on to my first layout

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I started with the Vicki Boutin Mixed Media Foundation Paper and some Gesso. I used an old Gift Card to get a nice, smooth & thin layer of gesso on my paper. I grabbed the Mixed Media Oil Pastel Art Crayons #2 Cool to get some color on my page. I watered them down with one of the Watercolor Brushes and painted them onto the Paper. For a more messy look I used the Art Crayons on the Gift Card – scribbled some lines on the Card, added a touch of Water and smooshed it as a second coat over the paint I already have on my paper. I also used the Color Pop Acrylic Paint Set 2 for some splatters and one of the Stencils with the Creative FX Glaze for another texture on the Paper

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I painted the exact same Image on a second piece of paper because I wanted to have some Flowers that looked like they came from the background paper. I used the Stamp and Dies Set 2 from “All the Good Things”

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One of the patterned papers (social butterfly) was used to cut out some butterflies to use them as elements on the Layout. I really love how they look next to the flowers.
I decided to add my journaling and the Foam Thicker Word on the left hand side and in a different direction like the text from the stencil. I used two of the Makers for my writing and I really like how good they write on gesso and the art crayons.

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I really had fun with this first Layout and I love all the different Things in the Collection and I really can´t wait to create some more pages!
Here is a little process Video for your to watch

Thank you so much for stopping by today
I wish you all a great start into the weekend. any plans?

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Supplies:
Vicki Boutin – All the Good Things
Foundation Paper
Gesso
Creative FX Glaze
Art Crayons
Watercolor Brushes
Markers Set 1
Color Pop Acrylic Paint Set 2
Stamp and Dies Set 2
Social Butterfly Paper
7×10 Paper Pad
Phrase/Glitter Foam
On the Edge Paper Embellishments
Self-Adhesive finishing embellishments
Cardstock Stickers