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A Little Christmas Cuppa - 21

2019-12-12
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A Little Christmas Cuppa - Day 21 Easy Christmas ornaments using Tim Holtz & Sizzix dies. You'll need: - cardboard (from a cardboard parcel etc.) - book pages - Finnabair Soft Matte Gel or decoupage gel - Gesso (Finnabair) - Distress Ink (walnut stain, gathered twigs or other brown ink) - glitter (Distress Glitter) - embellishments & lace- Sizzix Christmas ornament die or similar Tutorial on YouTube: https://youtu.be/wkv34GmVDyU
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A Little Christmas Cuppa - 22

2019-12-12
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A Little Christmas Cuppa - Day 22 Our Design Team member Taru of @jehkotar has a special tutorial for you!Today I'll share with you another tip of using Distress oxides for creating vintage backgrounds.YouTube tutorial here: https://youtu.be/_fCDiAv9HfE  Materials used: - Distress Oxide inks: Vintage photo, Ground Expresso ja Candied Apple - Old background stamp (Hero Arts) - Ink blending tool  - Spray bottle for water - Vintage lace, lace flowers, feathers - Tim Holtz Christmas stickers - New Classiky label cards - Rubber stamps - LCN stamp for framing - Jieyanow Atelier In the...
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A Little Christmas Cuppa - 23

2019-12-12
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A Little Christmas Cuppa - Day 23 It's the most wonderful and busiest time of the year, but here's a lovely, light, easy, and quick idea for last minute decorations, or better still, for a moment of your own, to relax for a few minutes. This tutorial is for the vintage paper baubles, but with the same technic and idea, you can use laces, any papers, or like I did for one bauble, old Finnish vintage Markka banknotes... Tutorial video on YouTube: https://youtu.be/uuqhwyb9L-g Materials used:- paper mache baubles- gesso- Finnabair Soft Matte Gel or other medium, like decoupache...
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A Little Christmas Cuppa - 24

2019-12-12
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A Little Christmas Cuppa - Day 24 Hyvää Joulua! Merry Christmas!  This is the day we celebrate Christmas in Finland. Today our Design Team member Sofia of @fishearring inspires us all with her stunning Christmas card collages. These beautiful Christmas collages and the harmonious flatlay photos are perfect way to set the mood for celebrating peaceful, wonderful Christmas time. (Pssst! The Paper Garden Create Magic rubber stamp will be available for sale after Christmas!)
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A Little Christmas Cuppa - 25

2019-12-12
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A Little Christmas Cuppa - Day 25 We wish you a Merry Christmas! Happy, Scandinavian Christmas Inspiration by our Design Team member Sofia of @fishearring
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A Little Christmas Cuppa - 14

2019-12-11
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A Little Christmas Cuppa - Day 14 Nissar  ”Hej tomtegubbar, slå i glasen och låt oss lustiga vara!” – freely translated “Hello elfs, fill your glasses and let us be merry!”  Even though the actual song is said to be a drinking song from Sweden, it was playing in my head when creating these “nisse” ATCs.  I used vintage photos as my focal point and put a little elf hat on each, even if some already had a hat.  The backgrounds are meant to be a reference to letters and cards sent to the Father Christmas yearly. I used a mix of vintage papers and postage stamps there.   If you wish to...
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A Little Christmas Cuppa - 13

2019-12-09
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A Little Christmas Cuppa - Day 13Sharing with you today how I created a Christmas themed art journal spread. I used a Tim Holtz Holiday Flash Card as a tag (see Day 3) and lots of lace, silk, Tim Holtz dies, with vintage papers, doilies etc. With Distress Crayons and Distress Glitter I added some depth and highlights.I love to play with the Tim Holtz Clippings and add messages on the pages. Tutorial video on youTube: https://youtu.be/pMjfoljbB2AP.S. Technical hickup right at the end of the tutorial: my phone cut off the last minute, so it'll skip right to the finished journal spread at the...
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Little Christmas Cuppa - 7

2019-12-03
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Little Christmas Cuppa - Day 7This is one of my favourite projects. 1. There's silk. 2. There's lace.3. It's quick and the outcome is pretty.Materials needed: ButtonSafety PinLaceSilkNeedleScissorsSee the tutorial on YouTube: https://youtu.be/Gd-aud6VhWYP.S. There's a bonus tip on the video: Take a Classiky wax paper bag, fold the edges and you have a cute, neat, and handy place to pop your left over laces into, or use for storing other treasures!Classiky Wax paper Bags:Lace Bundles: https://papergarden.fi/gb/paper-garden/1153-lace-bundle.html
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A Little Christmas Cuppa - 8

2019-12-03
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A Little Christmas Cuppa - Day 8. A little Christmas Journal tutorial for you. Tutorial video on YouTube: https://youtu.be/lJhisG5THBwMaterials used:PG Christmas Journal - https://papergarden.fi/gb/paper-garden/1823-pg-journal-christmas.htmlPG Rubber Stamp 1791 Letter - https://papergarden.fi/gb/paper-garden/1810-921-pg-rubber-stamp-1791-letter.htmlClassiky Memo Card, Red - https://papergarden.fi/gb/classiky/1804-classiky-letterpress-label-card-red.htmlTim Holtz Clippings - https://papergarden.fi/gb/christmas/1797-tim-holtz-ideaology-clipping-stickers-christmas.htmlTim Holtz Distress...
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A Little Christmas Cuppa - 9

2019-12-03
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A Little Christmas Cuppa - Day 9One of the most satisfying little projects are tags, don't you think? Just with a few materials and few minutes, you end up finishing a lovely project. So, here's yet another idea! Read on, there's a link for a freebie... Tags are made of Classiky's foldable memo cards, you can find them here: https://papergarden.fi/gb/classiky/1800-classiky-folded-memo-card-red.htmlLin Chia Ning's label stickers are perfect for this project:https://papergarden.fi/gb/linchianing/1287-lcn-vintage-label-sticker-box-red.htmlOther materials:Lace never fails:...
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