What? Up-cycled Challenge?

What does that even mean?

The challenge is to take non-traditional supplies and create something with the IMAGINE Crafts products – I think this may inspire a new jewelry line!

Upcycled Challenge - Washers

Check out the how-to on the IMAGINE Crafts Blog today.

 

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The sun is out, it is in the 80s and finally Summer in Seattle!

I recently found this new stamp set from A.Muse Studio and loved it – one of my niece’s name begins with a B and I’ve always used it as a nickname for her.

‘Bee’, this one’s for you!

BEE Happy  cronincompanystore.com

You can see all the fun inks and sprays I used – check out the ‘how-to’ today on the IMAGINE Crafts Blog HERE.

 

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IMAGINE Crafts is proud to feature projects created by our Artists In Residence this week using products from ClearScraps. We hope you enjoy the creativity our team shares with you this week!

 

This was something new for me – creating an album with some acrylic pages and some chipboard. All of the pages are a different size and shape but once I was done they somehow all fit a theme.

 

Creative acrylic album cronincompanystore.com
Supplies:
IMAGINE Crafts/Tsukineko StazOn Jet Black, Cloudy Sky, Opaque Cotton White
Creative Medium
IrRESISTible Pico Silver
Encore Metallic Ink in Champagne
Clearsnaps Acrylic Album
Stampendous Script and Scroll border stamp
A Muse Studio Scroll Stamp
Crafters Workshop Stencils; Script and Ledger
Sizzix Camellia Flower die
Various paper, ribbons, pearl embellishments, washi tape

Acrylic Album Cover cronincompanystore.com

First I took the acrylic pages and using an inkblusher, covered the backside of each with the StazOn Opaque Cotton White  Рthis will help the design on the front show well. Next using the stencils and an inkblusher I added the script design to the cover first in StazOn cloudy sky and then highlighted a few words over that with Jet Black.

Ledger Acrylic page   cronincompaanystore.com

I repeated the same process using the Ledger stencil with StazOn Jet Black Ink. I added a few dots to the scalloped edges with the Pico Silver

Flower page   cronincompanystore.com

I traced the shape of the chipboard pages on various decorative papers, cut them out and adhered to both sides of the chipboard with creative medium. Some pages I edged with washi tape, this one is edged with flowers.

Flowers Camellia Die   cronincompanystore.com

The die cut flowers are various papers and vellum stamped randomly with scrips and scroll designs using grey, black and Encore Metallic Ink in Champagne. Once assembled, I adhered the petals and added a pearl center.

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Last I used 3 different ribbons to tie the pages together.

Here is today’s other project:

Linda Lucas

If you’ve missed the other projects this week please visit the IMAGINE Crafts Blog.

 

 

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Today on the blog…Dandelions – Metallic dandelions to be exact. I found this stamp a few months ago and fell in love – I’ve tried a few projects with it but I like this one the best!

Encore Metallic cronincompanystore.com

See the ‘how-to’ on the IMAGINE Crafts Blog today.

 

Maureen