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Saturday, April 25, 2015

Second Chance Saturday with Tatiana Yemelyanenko

Hi! Tatiana here today and I'd like to share one more layout that I created with the April In Bloom Kit. This time I chose a photo of my daughter's heels when she was 12 days old. I cut flowers from the paper and added butterflies and Petaloo flowers to the composition.






Main Kit Supplies:

Lemoncraft House of Roses On The Porch
Lemoncraft House of Roses Buttons
Lemoncraft House of Roses Labels 2
Petaloo Soft Pink Botanica Minis
Kaisercraft Lady Rose Collectables Cardstock Die-Cuts

Personal Supplies: Tsukineko spray, thread, lace, crystals

If you're interested in purchasing the April In Bloom Kit you can pick one up from the C'est Magnifique Store while supplies last.

Happy scrapping!

Tatiana

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This is Tatiana's last post as a designer for C'est Magnifique. The C'est Magnifique Team would like to thank Tatiana for her hard work and beautiful creations. You will be greatly missed! We wish you all the best in your future endeavors. If you'd like to continue to follow Tatiana, please visit her blog, Time For Scrapbooking.

Friday, April 24, 2015

Stina's May Kit Projects

Hi! Stina here today showing you the projects made with the May Kit. I had a really fun time creating with this kit, I hope you do the same!

From my own stash I used: background stamps, cardstock

My first layout is with a photo of my sister's son. I just love this photo, taken in the rear view mirror in a car. For this layout I used products from the Main Kit, the Flower Add-On and the Mixed Media Kit.


From my own stash I used: cardstock, white mist, white pen

The next layout I made on a black cardstock. I thought it made the colors pop more. For this layout I used products from the Main Kit, the Flower Add-On and the Embellishment Add-On.


From my own stash I used: cardstock

This is a really clean and simple layout. I used the back of a Prima flower package behind the photo. For this layout I used products from the Main Kit.


From my own stash I used: cardstock, stamp

My last layout is my own favorite. For this layout I used products from the Main Kit, the Flower Add-On and the Embellishment Add-On.



Thanks for stopping by!
Stina

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Trash to Treasure Tuesday with Deonna


Hi C'est Magnifique fans! Deonna here today sharing a "trash to treasure" project tutorial. I had a lot of fun upcycling a ceramic bird with patterned papers and embellishments that I had leftover from the November Kit.


Step One: Bend a twist tie into a loop and secure to the top of the bird to create a hook for hanging.

Step Two: Mix white PVA glue with water.

Step Three: Tear patterned paper into small strips and saturate with the glue solution.

Step Four: Add pieces of patterned paper to the bird until completely covered. Let Dry.


Step Five: Paint the twist tie with acrylic paint.

Step Six: Seal the bird with a clear coat of glaze.

Step Seven: Glue feathers to the tail.

Step Eight: Add twine bows to the tail.


I finished the bird with some pastel roses and hand-drawn eyes.

Thanks for stopping by today!

~Deonna

Monday, April 20, 2015

Dana's May Kit Projects

Hi C'est Magnifique fans! Dana here today sharing the layouts and mini album that I created with the May Main Kit, May Flower and Embellishment Add-Ons and the May Magnifique Mixed Media Kit. I have to say that I absolutely love this kit! There are 32 pieces of patterned paper in this kit and they are all different. The mix of floral prints, dots, stripes and doilies in a colorful palette was super fun to work with. If you're an artist that likes to color with the entire box of crayons, this kit is for you!

Personal Supplies: Acrylic Paint, Stamps

I'm a big fan of fussy cutting and snipped colorful blooms and leaves from the patterned papers to help fill out my flower clusters on this layout that features a photo of my niece.


I used the stencil from the Mixed Media Kit with blue acrylic paint to add the Persian Gate design to the background of this page.


I used the Clearsnap Colorbox Sky Blue Pigment Brush Pad to stamp flowers onto the background of the page. I then lightly brushed the Prima Gold Mica Powder over the wet ink for a shimmery finish.

 Personal Supplies: Gel Medium, Stencil

I used one of my favorite photos of my daughters for this layout. I mixed Prima Gold Mica Powder with gel medium and then spread it over a stencil to create the two gold doilies on the base of this page.


I love the bee stickers included in the Kaisercraft Forget Me Not Sticker Sheet and added them around my flower clusters.


This Kaisercraft specialty die-cut paper is my favorite item from the May Main Kit. I played up the flower theme by adding more flowers and a photo of my beautiful Sister-in-Law.


I used a piece of flower packaging as a photo mat that I dressed up a bit with some decorative brass corners.


I created several flower clusters with stitched die-cuts, wooden flourished and glittery roses.


I added a title to this page with the different alphabet stickers in the Main Kit.

Personal Supplies: Tim Holtz Hardware
Lastly, I altered the Prima Gatefold Journal from the Mixed Media Kit. I covered the entire album, inside and out, with patterned paper and then embellished the cover with die-cuts, flowers, leaves, buttons and colorful twine. The only thing I need to finish it are pictures!

I hope I have inspired you! Thanks so much for stopping by today! The May Add-Ons and the Mixed Media Kit are available for purchase now from the C'est Magnifique Store. The May Main Kit will be available on April 30th.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

May Kit Sneak Peek!

Here we are at the middle of the month again and that means we're excited to give you a look at the paper we will be using in our May Kit, the Magnifique Mixed Media Kit, and our two add-ons.


The patterned paper for May is the Papermania Simply Floral Collection.


 12x12" Paper Pack: 32 Papers, 32 Designs



 The May Magnifique Mixed Media Kit is available now in our Store

 Clearsnap: Colorbox Pigment Brush Pad: Sky Blue
Kaisercraft: Mini Alpha Stickers: Black and White
Kaisercraft: Wooden Flourishes: Leaf
Multicolored Floss*
Papermania: Simply Floral: A4 Decoupage Pack
Papermania: Spots & Stripes: Jeweled Bakers Twine*
Prima: Art Ingredients: Mica Powder: Gold
Prima: Liberty: Small Rose
Prima: Memory Hardware Journal: Gatefold
Prima: Waxed Cord: Blue Moon*
Tattered Angels: Plain Jane Simply Sheer Matte Mist: Faded Yellow
The Crafter's Workshop: 12x12 Persian Gate Stencil
Wow! Embossing Powder: Clear*

*Partial Package

Our Designer Djamila Khiter has created a preview video of the Mixed Media Kit!




We create a Flower Add-On each month for those of you who like extra flowers. We have selected flowers that compliment the kit and put them together as an add-on.


Darice: 3-Leaf Spray*
David Tutera: Garden Romance: Fuchsia
Kaisercraft: Mini Paper Blooms: Cranberry
Kaisercraft: Paper Flowers: Lagoon
Magnolia: Vintage Ruffle Paper Cherry Blossoms
Prima: Cigar Box Secrets: Volado
Prima: Liberty: Large Rose
Prima: Mini Sachet: Sunrise

*Partial Package


Lastly, we have an Embellishment Add-On so you can stretch your kit even further.


American Crafts: Everyday: Metal Buttons
Kaisercraft: Butterfly Kisses: Sweet 12x12 Die-Cut
Kaisercraft: Forget Me Not: Sticker Sheet
Kaisercraft: Wooden Flourishes: Hydrangea
Papermania: Simply Floral: Die-Cut Notelets
Papermania: Simply Floral: Die-Cut Sentiments
Papermania: Simply Floral: Large Ribbon Bows
Papermania: Simply Floral: Mini Buttons
Prima: Wax Cord: Blue Moon*

*Partial Package

Doesn't the May Kit look gorgeous?

The Magnifique Mixed Media Kit, the Paper Add-On, the Flower Add-On and the Embellishment Add-On are available now for purchase in the C'est Magnifique Store.  

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Solange's April Projects

Hello! Solange Marques here today sharing with you more of my projects using the C'est Magnifique April Kit. This kit is wonderful!  I love the papers and all of the elements! I used the Main Kit and the Flower Add-On to create my layouts

My first layout:

(From my stash: acrylic gesso, acrylic paints, stamps, crackle paste, crystals)





My second layout:
(From my stash: acrylic gesso, acrylic paints, modeling paste, mask)






My third layout:
(From my stash: fiber paste, acrylic paint and acrylic gesso)







And my last layout:
(From my stash: modeling paste, acrylic paints, stamp)





Remember you can find all the kits in the C'est Magnifique Store.

I hope you enjoyed my projects!