Tres Jolie Kit Club-September Mood Board-Loaded Envelope

Hey, all! Welcome back to my corner!

Today I’m bringing you a Loaded Envelope I made using the Tres Jolie Kit Club September scrapbooking kit & moodboard! I just love the “Industrial Romance” papers from ScrapBoys in this month’s kit. They are the perfect combination of steampunk & flowers, and just great to look at and play with!

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I used the solid cardstock (from my stash) to build the envelope, then used the papers from the kit on the envelope, tags, and wands. Check out the video below where I describe the completed envelope. Below the video you will find the September Moodboard and some more photos!


Video:


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September 2020 Tres Jolie Kit Club Moodboard


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Here is my envelope with three pockets. The final size is 9in x 6in (after all the photos I have included a sketch of the measurements), with the second pocket 4 1/2in and the third pocket 3in. The sketch is the measurements for the basic construction, the only thing no included in the sketch is the 9in x 6in piece of cardstock I used as the top of the back pocket; the one folded down with the zipper.

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This is the front and back of the shaker wand I created using a ReneaBouquets Small Shaker Box. I used the professor from the Tim Holtz “The Professor” stamp set (from my stash) on the back piece of acetate and one of the small wings from the Mechanicals found in this month’s kit as the mustache, then back that with a square of paper from the ScrapBoys stack in the kit. The large key in the shaker is from this month’s kit, but all the other parts are from my stash. For the back, I added Tim Holtz’s “Voltage” die, which is painted using Prima’s “Steampunk Copper” Paint and spray with the Lindy’s Gang from the kit. And all of the copper “welding”? It’s Tulip Fabric Paint – Beads In A Bottle – “Copper”!

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For the Hummingbird Wand, I used a cut file from the Silhouette Store, a Tim Holtz Rosette, some pieces from the cut apart sheet, and a ReneaBouquets Hummingbird. For the lacy wand, I just grabbed up some lace from my stash and added another Tim Holtz Rosette and a cut apart pieces as well.


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And finally here are the tags and little note card I made to go in the pockets! I just eye-balled the sizes based on the paper I was working with!


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The measurements for my envelope.


Thank you for joining me here in my corner! I hope you enjoyed this project and it gave you some ideas of what can be done with items from this month’s Tres Jolie kit! Don’t forget to join us for the moodboard challenge!

Stay Crafty, Friends

C.J.


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In addition to items from this month’s Scrapbooking Kit and the Peach Seam Binding from this month’s Cards, Tags, & More Kit (*from previous Tres Jolie Kits), I used:

ReneaBouquets Hummingbird Premium Paper Die Cut Set of 3, Beautiful Board Small Shaker Box, “Bronzed Teal” Beautiful Beads, “Royal Blue” Glass Microbeads, *13 @rts “Brown” Microspheres, *Darice “Vintage Gold” Glass Glitter, Stampers Anonymous/Tim Holtz “The Professor,” Ranger/Tim Holtz Distress Crayon “Black Soot” & “Antiqued Bronze,” Sizzix/Tim Holtz “Mini Paper Rosettes” Sizzlits & “Voltage” Bigz, *Prima Waterbrush, Copper Thread, EK Tools Scoreboard, We R Memory Keepers Craft Knife, Crop-A-Dile, Crop-A-Dile Corner Chomper, & 3-way Corner Punch, Ranger Heat It Craft Tool, Recollections 2 1/2 in (6.35cm) Circle Punch, Spellbinders Tool ‘n One, Tonic/Tim Holtz Stamp Platform, Ranger Brayer, Ranger Emboss It Pen BEST Double Sided Tape 1in & 1/4in, Art Glitter Glue, FabriTac, LineCo PVA Glue, Liquitex Matte Super Heavy Gel, Tulip Beads In A Bottle “Copper,” brads, gears, lace, eyelets, old zipper, *Paper Straws, teal seam binding, Silhouette Cameo 3, Nicapa Cutting Mat, Silhouette Premium Blade, Silhouette Design Store (ID# 316135): “Scalloped Rolled Cone 3D Rosette” by Snapdragon Snippets

Tres Jolie Kit Club-September 2020 Mixed Media Kit-Follow Along With Us

Hey, all! Welcome back to my corner!

For my first Tres Jolie Kit Club project of the month, I’m bringing you my “Follow Along with Us” Birdcage! I made this project using only items from this month’s Mixed Media Kit; even the “glue” was the gel medium that came in the kit!

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Want to see how it was all done? Check out my video below!


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I mixed some of the beads into some of the gel mixed with the Lindy’s Moon Shadow Mist and spread it on the back and bottom of the cage. For the outer base and the bars, I mixed more gel with some Moon Shadow Mist and brushed it on, like paint. In that photo above you can really see the purple from the Lindy’s Moon Shadow Mist on the back panel!

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For my bird, I brushed on a coat of the gel medium mixed with some of the Moon Shadow Mist, then sprinkled on some of the glitter. I also used the gel medium to adhere the bird to the cage bar!

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After I placed my flowers where I wanted them (using the gel medium as the “glue”) I splattered some of the Moon Shadow Mist on them.

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I hope you enjoyed this project and were able to follow along if you chose to! I’ll see you again soon with another project using the fabulous September Mixed Media Kit from Tres Jolie!

Stay Crafty, Friends!


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September Mixed Media Kit:

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Tres Jolie Kit Club-September 2020 Reveal

Hey, all! Welcome to the September 2020 Kit Reveal!

The September 2020 kit is filled with  gorgeous new to us products from ScrapBoys. These papers scream fall and are great for masculine pages. You will find a lovely assortment of patterned papers and perfectly coordinated embellishments. These kits are for the beginner to the advanced, clean and simple to mixed media maven. No matter your style, there is something for everyone. We know you are going to love it!


Presenting the Tres Jolie September 2020 kits:

scrapbook kit*Scrapbook Kit*

Mixed media kit
*Mixed Media Kit*

Card kit*Cards, Tags and More kit*


Don’t forget to stop by the Tres Jolie YouTube channel and see our video reveal of all our kits.

Love them, right! You can still get one of your own (some kits are in very limited quantities).

Become a subscriber and you will never miss out on our gorgeous, coordinated kits. Just visit  Tres Jolie subscribe.


The designers at Tres Jolie have created some amazing layouts/projects with this kit.

Here are a few little teases from me using the Mixed Media Kit:

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Please stop by the other designers blogs and check out their sneak peaks. They are listed below:

Cris Cunningham

Rae Moses

Jeanne Rodriguez

Michelle Saunders


For the monthly challenge we have a gorgeous mood board. The mood board can easily be used to create a card, tag, layout or even an altered project. The challenge is open to everyone, however we would love to see what you do with our kit(s) and our mood board.

Here is the mood board:

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Place your entries in the September 2020 challenge folder on Tres Jolie Kit Club Cafe Facebook page. This challenge ends on September 30th, 2020 at 11:59 pm CST.


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All the designers will be revealing their projects on the Tres Jolie blog all month long. Make sure you join us for tons of inspiration, including video and photo tutorials

Fairy Moonlight – July 2020 Mixed Media Place Challenge

Hey, all! Welcome back to my little corner!

Today I’m bringing you a little piece I did for the July 2020 Challenge over at the Mixed Media Place blog.

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Looking at the moodboard for this month I was immediately drawn to the mushrooms. I absolutely adore mushrooms in art. In food, I can tolerate them (except those white “button” mushrooms, Ewww), but in art I absolutely love them! In addition to the mushrooms, all the colors kept making me think of sunsets and the dusk of early evening. Check out my process video, which can be found under the Mixed Media Place Moodboard!


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Mixed Media Place Moodboard


Process Video:


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I have quite a few mediums making up my background; a couple of Jacquard Paints topped with three different Distress Oxide Sprays. For my moon and stars, I used two Prima/Finnabair paints, one of which is “Unicorn’s Hair,” which was also used for my splatter!

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I really loved the idea of just having a fairy silhouette looking at the night sky, so I grabbed up my Creative Embellishments chipboard, added some black gesso, but by the end, I decided to add a coat of “Charcoal Black” Matte Wax.

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I used “Burnt Sienna” Liquid Acrylic Paint to give some shadowy depth behind the mushrooms.

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To add a little extra to the moon and stars I lightly brushed on some “White Gold” Metallique Wax, and to give a little extra shine to the mushroom caps I added some “Heather Hills” wax on the front curves (if that makes sense!)

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Thank you for joining me here at my little corner! I hope you enjoyed this project and I hope you’ll visit me again soon!

Stay Crafty,
C.J.


Products:

Creative Embellishments “Mega Fairy Chipboard Pack In Black,” Prima/Finnabair Sparks “Unicorn’s Hair,” Opal Magic “Yellow-Blue,” Liquid Acrylic “Burnt Sienna,” “Stars & Moons” Mould, Matte Wax “Charcoal Black,” Metallique Wax Cire Cera “White Gold” & “Heather Hills,” Lindy’s Gang Moon Shadow Mist “Gossamer Gold” & Starburst Squirts “Polite People Purple,” Ranger/Tim Holtz Distress Paint “Antique Linen,” “Ground Espresso” & “Wilted Violet,” Distress Oxide Spray “Fossilized Amber,” “Worn Lipstick” & “Wilted Violet,” Jacquard Lumiere “Halo Pink Gold” & “Halo Violet Gold,” Floral Garden “Floral Moss,” Decorative Pebbles & Sand, Little Birdie Black Gesso, Creative Paperclay, Amazing Cast Resin, Liquitex Super Heavy Gel, TCW Gloss Gel Medium, Krylon Workable Fixatif, scrap piece of MDF (it was used as protection/packing material for something else I ordered)

Tres Jolie Kit Club-July 2020 Mixed Media Kit-Art Deco

Hey, all! Welcome back to my corner!

Today I’m bringing you a décor piece I made for the Tres Jolie Kit Club using items from my stash, some epoxy, and the A.B. Studio chipboard & cut apart sheet and alcohol inks from this month’s kit.

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Waiting for the epoxy to set up was the most time-consuming part of this project, and the second most time-consuming part was trying to decide how to arrange the clusters. As you’ll see in the video below, I went through a few arrangements!


Video:


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Before pouring the epoxy, I coated the chipboard piece with some Lindy’s Embossing Powder.

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I just added drops of the alcohol ink to the epoxy and “dragged” the color around, but didn’t mix it in thoroughly, creating the ribbons of color.

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The clusters are made up mainly of the pieces cut from the A.B Studio sheet that came in the kit, but I added some odds and ends from my stash (that I had collected from previous Tres Jolie Kits!).

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As a note, the gel medium behind the cabochons eventually dried transparent!

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I set this up in a window so you could see how the light shines through.

I hope you enjoyed my project this week, and that it gave you some ideas of what can be done with the alcohol inks. Don’t forget to keep an eye out for more projects from the other members of the Tres Jolie Design Team and join our Facebook Group to see other subscriber’s projects!


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July 2020 Mixed Media Kit:

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In addition to items from this months kit (*from previous Tres Jolie kits), I used:

Lindy’s Gang – *“Gossamer Gold” Moon Shadow Mist, *“Oakleaf Olive” Embossing Powder & *“Silence Is Golden” Embossing Powder, Creative Embellishments *“Pumpkin Vine Flourish,” *Darice Floral Embellishments “Yellow, Sweetwater Roses,” *white roses, Simon Says Stamp Clear Embossing Ink, Liquitex Matte Super Heavy Gel, Ranger Mini Mister, 70% Isopropyl Alcohol (AKA Rubbing Alcohol), Ranger Emboss It Dauber, Pro Marine Supplies Epoxy, jewelry making chain, cabochons