Archive for Maj, 2012

29/05/2012

a new home

Hi dear girls (and boys are also welcome here). I am at the seaside right now, but the weather is veeeery windy today so we returned to our room. It’s three o’clock in Poland and we were already three times by the sea, we had a lovely, looong walk, we ate a bowl of dill soup and thats all… 🙂 awesome vacation 🙂 I wish we will have a sun in this week…

OK, I am here to show you my SODAlicious layout made on ‚one, two, three, angle’ paper.

I use a few SODAlicious supplies, stamps, gesso, modelling paste and paint (ok, and Prima Marketing crystals).

the layout has a lot of layers, really – I know, they are almost invisible at the photo; well they are so subtle…

If you would like to see more works on ‚one, two, three angle’ you have to go on SODAlicious blog!

Wish me a good weather, please!!! I was waiting a whole year for this seaside week!!! I need more SUN!!! 🙂 kisses :***

Reklamy
28/05/2012

wecolme to…

Vacation – welcome!!! Today I start my seaside holidays, yeah! Of course I won’t forget about my dear readers! I have something for you this beautiful morning, the latest ‚VIVID’ layout with photos form next year vacation:

Except the I {lowe} SCRAP papers ‚VIVID’, I used here a lot of beautiful tags by ChicTags and some Studio Calico labels.

And for dessert… an old Polish holiday hit of the seventies 🙂 I lreally love it when I was a little girls! Chałupy welcome to

26/05/2012

don’t forget to smile today!

Let’s smile, let’s do something funny and let’s scrap on I {lowe} SCRAP summer papers! This is my favourite VIVID collection:

 

I used here four different ‚VIVID’ papers and a piece of ‚LET it GO’. There is also some Freckled Fawn masking tape (there are a lot of NEW tapes!!!) and my favourite Lily Bee alphabet and American Crafts embli.

as always i used a lot of media: gesso, moedelling paste, watercolours, inks and textil paint

If you would like to see more inspiring layouts from I {lowe} SCRAP summer collections  you must visit ILS blog.  Today and tomorrow,  every few hours we will be publish the latest works of our amazing design team.

Do you already buy the latst issue of {entreARTistes} magazine? Notice who is on the cover of this issue 🙂

And inside… you can find my whole articles about ‚neon-gray‚ mini-album. Have a lovely weekend!!!

25/05/2012

‚marine’ & ‚vivid’

I’m so happy that I can present you the latest I {lowe} SCRAP collections which were designed by me (Anna-Maria Wolniak) and my “right, golden hand” – Nebri (Ewa Kujawska), yes once again in duet 🙂

 MARINE

my first layout 🙂

I used new ‚Marine‚ collection by I {lowe} SCRAP and soome goodies from ChicTags and Freckled Fawn.

VIVID

my first VIVID layout (I have another three!)

I used new ‚Vivid‚ collection by I {lowe} SCRAP and soome goodies from ChicTags and Freckled Fawn.

I hope you like my two newest ‚babies’ 🙂 If yes, you have to take part in I {lowe} SCRAP SUMMER CANDY on our ILS blog! Enjoy!!!

24/05/2012

vibrant dreams

A lot of energy, a huge dose of vibrant colours – this is our latest colour palette challenge on I {lowe} SCRAP blog! We choose this picture of amazing interior:

Let’s take some magenta, add a little bit of violet, red, pale pink and emerald green and create something special!

papers I {lowe} SCRAP: ‚La maison Rose’, ‚Mint’, „LET it GO’ and SODAlicious.

I also used some ChicTags labels and Freckled Fawn tapes.

SODAlicious postcards by Aga Kucharska-Zajkowska and Freckled Fawn sticker labels.

23/05/2012

notre promenade :: la Seine

For today’s sketch challenge on Lily Bee blog I have chosen the simple composition, based on rectangles. You can use one horizontal photo, or two… it depend how you would like to transform the basis layout.

I use fantastic ‚Buttercup’ ‚queen bee’ paper for the base and ‚Victoria Part’ ‚Hyde park’ stripe at the top of the LO. There are a lot of 6×6 papers from Tiny Tablets, die-cuts, stickers, masking tape and amazing Lily Bee stamps.

Please, feel invited to take part in the task on the Lily Bee blog and try your best with this sketch.

22/05/2012

Brazilian workshops!!!

Hi everybody!!! I have some special news for you today!!! I’m so excited, so excited! I don’t know how to declare it to you!!! Maybe…

I’m going to be teaching in BRAZIL (Belo Horizonte) on 29 October – 1 November 2o12!!! And I really… I can’t tell you how excited I am, I can’t wait!!!

It will be the biggest crafty event in Brazil ever :: Evento Arte Criativa.
And this is my own poster for this classes designed by blink blink‚ designer duet 🙂

I painted this watercolour Brazil by myself and I was inspired by beautiful works by Elisabeth from Poppy & Pinecone.
 

I will be teaching different workshops in these classes (it will be very artsy, mixed media full of paint and beautiful papers). We are going to play with paint, gesso, modelling, paste, mists, inks… we will also make a mini-album!!! If you want to experiment new techniques with paint it will be a lot of fun there! I will give you much more details in the becoming months.I can’t wait to meet you in Belo Horizonte!

I will give you the contact to the organizators soon. Now I can share with you with an official Facebook page of this ‚evento’ 🙂

The sponsores of my workshops are: Lily Bee Design and Freckled Fawn!!! My dearest companies! I am waiting for mooooore. You are welcome dear sponsores 🙂

God… this is something breathtaking for me 🙂 yay!!!

Oh! If you would like to see a piece of this what we will be doing on one of the classes, you have to take part in these Amy Heller’s colour workshops: Through the Kaleidoscope where I was one of the contributors and made some mixed-media layout in different colours combinations.

21/05/2012

Scrapidées sketch & I

Hello my dearest readers!!! I have something special for you today – a special, super-easy sketch which I made specially for French challenge blog: Scrapidees! Thank you so much girls for inviting me to be your guest for sketch no. 240.

So now… I encourage you to take this challenge! French-speaking ladies – you can find the whole description on Scrapidees blog, and you my English-speaking reader – I have also something for you 🙂

Today’s map is supposed to transfer you into the world of classic art composition – to the times of „golden division”. This rule is a classic basis that always works well and, most important of all, gives us endless possibilities of modification.

Explaining this rule seems to be pointless and ridiculous as we often choose this kind of composition instinctively, unaware of its theorthical backround – it is worth knowing all the same. Well then, „the golden division” is a division of a square (or a rectangle) into nine equal parts with the help of two vertical and two horizontal lines. The points where the liness cross are called „golden centres”. Elements located in these centres are always eye-catching.

For today’s challenge I have chosen a division accentuating the bottom left corner of the square. I know that the map seems overly schematic, boring even, but I do really count on your creativity. I am very curious how far your imagination will carry you as well as what techniques you will decide to apply to modify this composition basis.

 

In my work I have decided to use the unpredictable power of watercolours and – instead of one big, horizontal photo – two vertical ones. Please, feel invited to take part in the task and try your best with the classic „golden division”.

I’m sorry but I have to show you all the details of this layout… The photo don’t reflect the dicersity of media used here…

oh yes, a lot of Prima things here 🙂 well… I love them :)))

And if like the colours here, and you want to know something more about the whole process I made on such kind of layout, you definitely must take an amazing Through the Kaleidoscope Workshop by Amy Heller on TPiaB, where I am one of the contributors, and I made something  similar to this 🙂

18/05/2012

Through the Kaleidoscope

I am so EXCITED to finally share with you this awesome news! Yes! I am one of the contributors in this amazing Through the Kaleidoscope workshop by Amy Heller on Two Peas in a Bucket!!! I feel so honoured! There are a lot of famous scrapbookres like: Amy Tan and Lilith Eeckels!!! I can’t replace them all!!!

Do you wish you could add more color to your scrapbooking projects? Have you ever wondered how to mix manufacturers’ products and collections with ease? And let’s talk about all those products you’ve been hoarding in your stash, ever wish you could learn to use more of those in your projects? Join Garden Girl Amy Heller as she teaches a color theory based workshop, ‚Through the Kaleidoscope | Making Sense of Color 4 Scrapbooking‚ based on the principles of the color wheel.

Over five chapters, she’ll (Amy) share 50 brand new scrapbook pages by her and her group of contributors. Each chapter contains a printable PDF containing beautiful color inspiration boards from daily life as well as from scrapbooking supplies for each of the principles and colors covered, as well as a coordinating video. Included is a handy, portable flip card set with each of the color theories covered as well as the full color wheel for taking to your next crop or simply having in your craft area for easy and convenient color reference.

The content of this workshop will be available immediately upon purchase. The lessons are available for you to work at your own pace and upon purchase can be accessed in the „Workshops” section under „Classes & Events.” A private message board forum is also available to ask questions for Amy and to connect with other participants. Enjoy! Cost of workshop: $25 Buy now!

You can find there my three, full of colours layouts with step-by-step tutorials with the basic theories of the color wheel, and color theory in practice. If color is something that you struggle with, then learning some of the basics of color theory will surely help you to start thinking about color and your scrapbooking products differently! I simply encourage you to take part in this amazing classes.

18/05/2012

Lily Bee day with Epiphany Crafts & Glue Arts

Today is the 5th and last day on Lily Bee blog with two amazing companies: Epiphany Crafts & Glue Arts.
Glue Arts provides a wide range of adhesive from their Glue RiderPro Adhesive Squares, or Embellishments Adhesive. They have just what you need for your next scrappy or crafting project. I was also excited to play with Epiphany Crafts Studio Tools and Accessories! You can create your very own CustomEpoxy Shapes or Acrylic Buttons. You can find just about any shape from pennants to stars to embellish your layouts with.

I used Scalloped Circle shape tool and Bubble Cups Scalloped.
inspiring by Kaori Watanabe’s style

I stick everything with Glue Arts products: Glue Glider PRO+ Perma Tac, and 3D Combo Pac

of course all the papers are coming from different collections by Lily Bee

You have to go to the Lily Bee blog and look what giveaway we have for you!!! You should go „LIKEGlue Arts and Epiphany Crafts on their Facebook Pages Post on their Wall that Lily Bee Sent you.

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