Tres Jolie Kit Club–Mixed Media Cards–September 2022 Cards, Tags, & More Kit

Hey, y’all! It’s officially been autumn for a week now, and I don’t know about you, but I’m still wearing shorts! It’s the give and take of living in a southern state. Mild winters, which makes the husband’s hot-mess joints happy; but less-than-desirable (for me) hot and humid summers. As for me, I’d be happy with two seasons – spring and autumn! The best temperatures and the best colors!

It is almost October, and besides the lower temperatures here in the northern hemisphere, the October Kits from Tres Jolie Kit Club will be getting revealed on Monday! YAY! New crafty supplies and lower temperatures? Yes, please! So, to bring September and the summer to an end, I have two more cards this month – with a little extra touch to them using mixed media mediums.

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Neither of these cards is difficult – the majority of their assembly time is spent just waiting for the mediums to dry. Check out my video to see how these two cards came together.



Now, let’s get to some photos and highlights of what you saw in the video.

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This first card is a step-card that I created. I used a dark pink cardstock for the base topped with some white, printer-weight cardstock. I did put a solid back on my step-card, which also required a couple of extra pieces tucked in to make sure my “Let’s Celebrate” square popped forward when the card was standing up.

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Before I glued on the patterned paper, I added some light mixed media. I used the DecoArt Crackle glaze from this month’s Mixed Media Kit with the Prima stencil from the August (2022) Mixed Media kit, and before I removed the stencil, I added a little dusting of some Jaquard PearlEx powder, and a little spritz of Finnabair’s “Pixie Dust” Fixative . Then I just set those pieces off to dry while I worked on the center pieces.

I used the dies from the kit this month to add some decorative cuts at the tops of the patterned paper that would be going on the steps and backed them with a piece of paper that I coated in the beautiful ink from the kit. Now it was just a matter of gluing everything down!

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I added the patterned paper that I had stenciled on and started building up my steps. I glued the top of the back step patterned paper to the back of the card, and the bottom of the back step patterned paper to the back of the lower step. Then, to help keep the “Let’s Celebrate” square stay forward, I added some extra pieces of white cardstock to help “push” it forward.

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When everything was done, I added some of the Prima gold trim circles to the front and gave the card a final spritz of Finnabair’s “Pixie Dust” Fixative for a little extra shine.


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This slimline card went together even faster than the step-card, because I didn’t have any cut files! I used another piece of dark pink cardstock as the card base, set it aside, and started working on my layers.

Since the slimline card is 4” x 10”, and the pink and white striped paper from the kit was an 8” x 8” square, I cut one piece 6” long and a second piece 2” – both are 3.75” wide – I knew the seam would never be seen by the time I was done! (I used some double-sided tape to hold the two pieces together at the seam while I kept working!)

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I mixed some of the ink from this month’s kit with some of the glitter paste from this month’s Mixed Media kit together and lightly brushed it along the edges of the flowers, and then added what was left to the striped paper. After the glitter paste had dried, I grabbed up some white texture paste and a palette knife, scraped a thin layer of the paste onto the surface of the striped paper, and used a paint comb to add some stripes to the texture paste; then I glued the striped pieces down to the white cardstock.

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Once the texture paste had dried, it was just a matter of gluing all of my flowers down, along with some leaf die cuts (using a die from my stash), a few bits of lace trim, and the sentiment square. I used my hot glue gun for all of this, so I was able to move right to adding the sequins to the front after adding the top “For Someone Special” sentiment at the top and a little square of the same teal paper at the bottom just to have that blue “continue” all the way down. All I did to add the sequins was use some more texture paste, watered down a little to make it more spreadable, dipped a brush into the paste, use it to pick up some sequins, and “brush” them on.


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Thank you for joining me here in my little corner! I hope you enjoyed all of the cards I created this month and they gave you some inspiration and ideas for your own cards!

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In addition to this month’s Cards, Tags, & More Kit and the Crackle Glaze & Sparkle Texture Paste from this month’s Mixed Media Kit (from previous Tres Jolie Kits), I used:

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*Prima “Tubaroses” Stencil, *Jacquard “Brilliant Gold” PearlEx, *Finnabair Pixie Dust Fixative, *Buttons Galore & More “28 Lilac Lane”, Ranger Opaque Matte Texture Paste, Momenta Dies 2157535, heavy cardstock – dark pink, white printer weight cardstock, Spellbinders Tool ‘n One, Silhouette Cameo 3, Nicapa Mat, Silhouette Premium Blade, Sizzix Big Shot Plus, spray bottle, 1” double-sided tape, Art Glitter Glue, Gorilla Mini Hot Glue Stick, hot glue gun, lace trim

Tres Jolie Kit Club-Autumn Cards-November 2021 Cards, Tags, & More Kit

Hey, all! Welcome back to my corner!

Today I’m bringing you a couple of quick and simple autumn cards using the Cards, Tags, & More Kit from Tres Jolie Kit Club. I used a couple of pre-made card bases and envelopes from Recollection’s (stash) and just added my own touch using the papers, ephemera, and chipboard from this month’s kit, as well as some other items from my stash.

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Need some quick cards? Check out my video to see how I put these together!


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Simple, yes? Not all projects need hours of work to come out fabulous! And really, the Prima papers and Tres Jolie chipboard does most of the work here!


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My card bases are 6.5” x 5”, so I cut out 6.25” x 4.75” rectangles. Then I measured in 1/2” all the way around and, using my craft knife, I cut out my center rectangle! Two layers out of one rectangle!

I also just grabbed up a leaf stencil and some fluid chalk inks to add some decoration and color to the card bases and envelopes.


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I have had that flocking in my stash for – a very long time! I would have to say over 10 years! I just never knew what to do with it. I finally decided it was time to pull it out and see if I could make it work! I used some fluid chalk ink and sticky embossing powder to start, but the flocking didn’t really stick down heavily—it came out more like fuzz—so I added some collage medium and added more flocking. I do like the “unevenness” of the flocking though! Some places are have a thinner layer which makes it look lighter, and some areas are nice and thick, which makes a darker area!


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Here is a close-up to really show the flocking. I added some clear beads as raindrops to this umbrella and just a few clear sequins on the pear card.


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Thank you for joining me here in my corner! I hope you enjoyed these cards and they gave you some ideas of what you can make using this month’s Cards, Tags, & More Kit!

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In addition to the Cards, Tags, & More Kit (*from previous Tres Jolie Kits), I used:

*Buttons Galore & More: “28 Lilac Lane;” *TCW: “Mini Art Deco Leaves” 6×6 Stencil; *Dress My Craft: Crochet Doily Die; *Ranger/Tim Holtz: Matte Distress Collage Medium; Ranger Sticky Embossing Powder; *Prima/Ingvild Bolme Quick Dry Fluid Chalk Ink: “Pastel Purple,” “Coldsfoot Petals,” & “Pastel Violet;” Recollections Value Pack Cards & Envelopes; purple flocking; doubled sided foam; Art Glitter Glue; X-Acto Knife