jeudi 13 juillet 2017

Blue Fern Studios- July Inspirations

Hello Blue Fern Studios Fans!  
Here's my turn to share with you three new layouts. This month, I played with the gorgeous Garden Life and Happy Accident paper collections

"Sweet"

For this layout, I first put a coat of clear gesso on my paper. Then, I put modeling paste through a flower stencil. I used yellow inks to do my background to make a contrast with the blue of the paper. I used a brush and makes drops of ink on my paper. I stamped my background with brown ink.


I used the BFS Imagine Ink 'Ginger' to embossed the Circle Vine chipboard. I put my frame horizontally over my picture. 


I embossed my title in blue with BFS Imagine Ink 'Stormy Skies'.


I glued many flowers to embellish my layout.


Blue Fern Studios products used:
Paper
Garden Life 'Sunrise'

Chipboards
Circle Vine
Cute, Sweet, Sassy

Stamps
Serendipity Medley
Garden Frolic

Embossing Powders
BFS Imagine Ink 'Stormy Skies'
BFS Imagine Ink 'Ginger'

"Spread Your Wings and Fly"


For my second layout, a did a big background with modeling paste, stencils, pink and orange inks and stamps.


I embossed the Spring Frame with BFS Imagine Ink 'Raspberry'. I aged it on sides with gold paste.



I put many flowers under my tile to make it stands out. I embossed it with BFS Imagine Ink 'Wheat'

Blue Fern Studios products used:
Paper
Garden Life 'Snippets'

Chipboards
Spring Frame
And Fly

Stamps
Memoires Collage

Embossing Powders
BFS Imagine Ink 'Wheat'
BFS Imagine Ink 'Raspberry'

"Plaisir"


For my last layout this month, I made a simple background with modeling paste, stencil, aqua ink and stamps. 


I embossed the Looped Frame and the Blooming Foliage with BFS Imagine Ink 'Foam'. I aged the edge with gold paste again. 



I embossed the title and the Wild Flourish Frame with BFS Imagine Ink 'Ginger'. I cut the Wild Flourish Frame chipboard in half and glued it under my picture to make only appear the flourish. 


Blue Fern Studios products used:
Paper
Happy Accident 'Blessing'

Chipboards
Looped Frames
Blooming Foliage
Wild Flourish Frame

Stamps
Serendipity Medley
Tattered Newsprint
Serendipity Medley

Embossing Powders
BFS Imagine Ink 'Ginger'
BFS Imagine Ink 'Foam'


I hope you have found some inspiration. I wish you a nice crafty day!

Catherine Giguère

jeudi 8 juin 2017

Blue Fern Studios- June Inspirations

Hello Blue Fern Studios Fans!  
Here's my turn to share with you three new layouts. This month, I played with the gorgeous Happy Accident paper collection 

«Fantastique»


For my first layout 'Fantastique' , I used the gorgeous paper Fluke from the Happy Accident collection. I put modeling paste on my paper through a flower stencil. Then I applied pink and brown drops of ink. On top of it, I used two different Blue Fern Studios StampsGrungy Grid and Serendipity Medley with brown ink. 



I embossed my title with BFS Imagine Ink Embossing Powder 'Oatmeal' and the Circle Flourish with BFS Imagine Ink Embossing Powder 'Ginger'.


Blue Fern Studios products used:
Papers
Happy Accident 'Fluke'
Happy Accident 'Layering Cards'

Chipboards
Circle Flourish- Small
French Adjectives 2

Stamps
Grungy Grid 
Serendipity Medley

Embossing Powder
BFS Imagine Ink 'Ginger'
BFS Imagine Ink 'Oatmeal'

«Love»


For this layout, I used the paper 'Blessing' from the Happy Accident paper collection. I add modeling paste through a flourish mask. Then, I add green and brown inks and stamped with brown ink with two different Blue Fern Studios StampsTattered Newsprint and Essential Textures.


I embossed the Looped Frames Chipboard with BFS Imagine Ink Embossing Powder 'Nutmeg'. I did the same for my title. 



 I embossed my chipboard Organic Vines with BFS Imagine Ink Embossing Powder 'Oatmeal'.

Blue Fern Studios products used:
Papers
Happy Accident 'Blessing'

Chipboards
Looped Frames
Adore, Love, Cherish
Organic Vines

Stamps
Tattered Newsprint
Essential Textures

Embossing Powder
BFS Imagine Ink 'Nutmeg'
BFS Imagine Ink 'Oatmeal'



«Sassy»


For my third layout, I choose the paper 'Chance' from the Happy Accident Collection. I put a thin coat of modeling paste through a square stencil on the left side of my paper. Then, I add different pink inks. 


I embossed the Treasures Floral Frame chipboard with BFS Imagine Ink Embossing Powder 'Garnet'.


I embossed my title Sassy with BFS Imagine Ink Embossing Powder 'Nutmeg'.




Blue Fern Studios products used:
Papers
Happy Accident 'Chance'

Chipboards
Treasures Floral Frame
Chelsea Vines
Cute, Sweet, Sassy


Stamps
Crackle Textures
Vintage Phrases


Embossing Powder
BFS Imagine Ink 'Garnet'
BFS Imagine Ink 'Nutmeg'



I hope you have found some inspiration. I wish you a nice crafty day!

Catherine Giguère

jeudi 11 mai 2017

Blue Fern Studio May Inspirations

Hello Blue Fern Studios Fans!  
Here's my turn to share new projects with you. 
I  had the chance to play with the new paper collection Happy Accident and I just ADORE it. Those papers are perfect for Mixedmedia. 

«Perfect»


For my first layout, I used the gorgeous paper Fate from the Happy Accident collection. I put a thin coat of clear gesso on my paper and modeling paste through a circles stencil to add texture. Then, when the modeling paste was dry, I did the same process with a triangles stencil. 


I put drops of mint, yellow and orange inks on the modeling paste to make it fit my paper. I used  Essential TexturesTattered Newsprint and Mémoire Collages stamps with black ink to add contrast. 


I glued Pea Soup BFS Glitter on my Splattered Circles and my Graduated Circles chipboards with medium gel. Then, I embossed the Garden Lattice Bits with Sage BFS Embossing Powder and glued some Pea Glitters on them. I embossed my title with Honey BFS Embossing Powder to make it stand out.

Blue Fern Studios products used:
Papers
Happy Accident 'Fate'
Happy Accident 'Lucky'

Chipboards
Splattered Circles
Graduated Circles
Garden Lattice Bits
Perfect, Adorable, Special

Stamps
Essential Textures
Tattered Newsprint
Mémoires Collages

Embossing Powder
BFS Imagine Ink 'Sage'
BFS Imagine Ink 'Honey'
BFS Imagine Ink Glitter 'Pea Soup'

Flowers
Attic Charm Glitter Roses
Happy Roses

«Happiness»


For this layout, I used the beautiful paper Autumn Biography from the Mémoires collection. I did a textured background with modeling paste and three different stencils; a flourishes one at first and then, two different size of words. I put drops of fuschia and pink inks and I sprayed water on it.


I used brown ink with Crackled Textures and Serendpity Medley stamps to add more texture on my background. I embossed the Shabby Brick Bits chipboards with Coral BFS Embossing Powder.


I embossed my title Happiness from the Good Vibes chipboards set with Garnet BFS Embossing Powder to make it match.


Blue Fern Studios products used:
Papers
Mémoires 'Autumn Biography'

Chipboards
Good Vibes
Shabby Brick Bits

Stamps
Crackled Textures
Serendipity Medley

Embossing Powder
BFS Imagine Ink 'Garnet'
BFS Imagine Ink 'Coral'

Flowers
Attic Charm Daisies

«Memories Captured» 


For my last layout Memories Captured, I choose Incident paper from the Happy Accident collection. I used a square and then a dots stencil to put modeling paste on it. I add yellow inks on my background to make contrast with the blue paper.


I used Making Plans and Grungy Grid stamps with brown ink to add contrast. I embossed two chipboards from the Splattered Circles set with Stormy Skies BFS embossing Powder.


I embossed my title Memories Captured with Honey BFS embossing Powder to make it fit my background.


Blue Fern Studios products used:

Papers
Happy Accident 'Incident'

Chipboards
Captured Words
Splattered Circles

Stamps
Making Plans
Grungy Grid

Embossing Powder
BFS Imagine Ink '
BFS Imagine Ink

Flowers
Chesterville Blooms
Heartland Blossoms

I hope you have found some inspiration. I wish you a nice crafty day!

Catherine Giguère

lundi 17 avril 2017

Words and Paintery: défi du mois d'avril

Bonjour! Voici le temps de dévoiler le nouveau défi du blog Words and Paintery du mois d'avril. J'ai adoré travailler avec ce combo couleur! Voici le combo:


Voici ma page:


samedi 15 avril 2017

Blue Fern Studios April Inspirations

Hello Blue Fern Studios Fans!  Here's my turn to share my April projects with you. This month, I  worked with the Spring Parade collection and with the Courtship Lane collection.

Bonheur


For my first layout, I used 'Marketplace' paper from the BFS Spring Parade collection. I did a textured background with stencil, modeling paste, BFS 'Tattered Newspaper' and 'Essential Textures Stamps', art stones and different inks (blue, violet and yellow).


I embossed my chipboards 'Folkart Frame' and 'Organic Vine Corner' with BFS Imagine Ink 'Antique Gold'. 


I embossed my title (Bonheur) with  BFS Imagine Ink 'Amethyst'.


I cut the 'Organic Vine Corner' in half to put the pieces under my flowers. Then, I add a lot of BFS flowers.

Blue Fern Studios products used:

Papers
Spring Parade 'Marketplace'
Spring Parade 'Spring Petites'

Chipboards
Folkart Frame
Organic Vine Corner
French Words

Stamp
Tattered Newsprint
Essential Textures

Embossing Powder
BFS Imagine Ink 'Antique Gold'
BFS Imagine Ink 'Amethyst'

Flowers
Christmas Blooms
Courtship Roses
Dark Tropic Lilies
Attic Charm Daisies
Spring Florals
Spring Peony and Berries

Special


For my second layout, I used the paper 'Sunday Best' from the new BFS Spring Parade collection. I used modeling paste, stencils, green, aqua and brown inks and the BFS stamps 'Making Plans', 'Coarse Fabrics' and 'Tattered Newsprint' to do my background. 


I embossed all my chipboards with BFS Imagine Ink 'Ginger'.


I add a lot of BFS green, yellow and white flowers and I glued my title on them.


Blue Fern Studios products used:

Papers
Spring Parade 'Sunday Best'
Spring Parade 'Spring Petites'

Chipboards
Rock Wall Bits
Bits of Honey
Perfect, Adorable, Special

Stamp
Making Plans
Coarse Fabrics
Tattered Newsprint

Embossing Powder
BFS Imagine Ink 'Ginger'

Flowers
Attic Charm Glitter Roses
Attic Charm Daisies
Christmas Blooms
Courtship Roses
Late Winter Lilies

Merveilleux


For my last layout this month, I used the paper 'Concert Hall' from the Courtship Lane collection. 


I embossed my BFS chipboards 'Classic Ornement''Grand Ornement' and my title 'Merveilleux' with BFS Imagine Ink 'Coral'.


I glued my title on my flowers and I cut my chipboards 'Grand Ornement' and 'Classic Ornements' in two pieces and I glued them under my picture.


Blue Fern Studios products used:

Papers
Courtship Lane 'Concert Hall'
Courtship Lane 'Calling Cards'

Chipboards
Classic Ornaments
Grand Ornament
French Adjectives 1

Stamp
Serendipity Medley

Embossing Powder
BFS Imagine Ink 'Coral'

Flowers
Chesterville Blooms
Late Winter Lilies

I hope you have found some inspiration. I wish you a nice crafty day!

Catherine Giguère