Welcome to Artdeco Creations Brand Blog! Home of Couture Creations, Ultimate Crafts, Craft Concepts & Quilt Essentials

Thursday, 25 May 2017

#TBT | Ultimate Crafts - Celosia

#artdecocreations   #couturecreationsaus    #ultimatecrafts  

This weeks #TBT is our gorgeous  Ultimate Crafts Celosia Collection
as you can see these dies are very whimsical and can be used on an array of lovely projects.

Below are some gorgeous cards made by our round table group of ladies.

Ultimate Crafts Celosia Collection of die are available from your local papercrafting store.

Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Rambling Rose Card Set by Jo Simons

#artdecocreations   #couturecreationsaus    #ultimatecrafts  

Hello paper peeps!
Jo here today to share with you a couple of cards I have made using the super awesome Rambling Rose Card Makers pack

These cards were so easy to make as everything was in the pack.
I simply made some embellishment clusters from the ephemera in the pack and then added them to some patterned paper and my card base.

Super quick, super easy
For my second card I did add the Rambling Rose Corner Die to fancy up the middle of my card.
A couple of doilies and some Glitzin Glamour on the butterfly and you have some cards ready to go.
Thanks so much for stopping by and for all your beautiful comments on our blog and Facebook page.
Until next time
Products used

Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Scrapbook Papercraft Expo - Craft Giraffe Classes in Depth with Sneak Peeks

#artdecocreations   #couturecreationsaus    #ultimatecrafts  


Hi everyone

It's just on 3 weeks until the premier Scrapbook and Papercraft Event in Australia
This year we are once again proud to be sponsoring classes in 
and have an awesome tutor lineup in both classrooms with 

Let's get to know our tutors and what our first 
classroom will be doing.

In Craft Giraffe's Classroom you will get to have a play with our soon to be released 
and our next Ultimate Crafts collection release The Ritz designed by Sue Smyth

CLASS 1: 9.30am - 11.30am with Tracey Cooley

Tracey will be using the THEATRE range of papers from the RITZ collection to help you create a stunning set of five cards.  These are gorgeous in real life and you will be in love with them too. To make these cards you will be using array of gorgeous decorative dies, embossing folders and hot foil stamps from the collection. Along with the 6x6" paper pad Tracey has also chosen an embossing folder and decorative die, from the collection, as well as a heap of other goodies to take home with you that you used in class.

How good do these sneak peeks of Tracey's cards look?

CLASS 2: 12.00pm - 2.00pm with Anita Enright

The GATSBY range of papers will be showcased by Anita in this class.  You will create a one page scrapbooking layout, and there is also two bonus cards that you can create in class or can take home with you as you will have everything you need to complete them. 
The layout incorporates a 6x4" portrait photo and is perfect for any type of photo you want to use, boy, girl, family, travel etc. You chose.
Anita has incorporated some texture into this layout using a stencil and more stunning dies and hot foil stamps from the Ritz collection.  As part of your class kit, as well as a 6x6" paper pad, you will also get a stencil, decorative die and some bling to expand your Ritz collection as well as a few other pressies.

Take a closer look at Anita's layout.

CLASS 3: 2.30pm - 4.30pm with Kerrie Gurney

Kerrie chose the EVENING COCKTAIL range for you to create a two page scrapbooking layout.  This paper range focuses on blacks with gold and Kerrie will definitely make your creation shine.  
Kerrie  is gifting you along with the 6x6" paper pad, a decorative die, hot foil stamp and roll of foil to take away with you.
Photo Requirements 1 x 4x6" portrait 4 x 3x4" landscape or 3 x 4x6" portrait or 4 x 3x4" landscape or add them later as you will be creating photo mats.

Here are some more closeups of Kerrie's class. 

Class cost is only $50 which includes gifts from 
your teachers to take with you.

Plan your classes now so you don't miss out. 

INTRODUCING: Goodbye Static Pad

#artdecocreations   #couturecreationsaus    #ultimatecrafts  

Introducing the Couture Creation's Goodbye Static Pad.
Get a nice clean professional finish to your heat embossing every time. 

Why use a Goodbye Static Pad? 
This little pillow is filled with fine powder to remove fingerprints etc from your card stock before stamping your image for heat embossing. This means your embossing powder only sticks where you want it to so you end up with a nice crisp clear image. 
Click HERE for a quick video on how to use it. 

Look for this product at your local stockist or ask your local store to order it in for you. 

Product Code – CO725662.


Monday, 22 May 2017

Vintage Tri-fold Card by Adriana Bolzon

#artdecocreations   #couturecreationsaus    #ultimatecrafts  

Hi there everyone, Adriana  here today on the Artdeco Creations blog with another project created with the new release collection - 
Ultimate Crafts - Artdeco Creations "Rambling Rose"
This paper collection was designed by the talented Australian 
designer "Sue Smyth" and it has been a very popular collection.

Here is my project a tri-fold decor piece.
Capturing the vintage feel in the papers and adding some foiling to the outer edges by using some normal foiling sheets, tacky glue and bone scorer.

Using the papers from the 
ULT157701 Ultimate Crafts Rambling Rose 12x12 paper pad.

I cut three panels of the wooden panels paper from the
ULT157701 Ultimate Crafts Rambling Rose 12x12 paper pad with the
Couture Creations Vintage Sign Nesting Die C0723956 
Inking the edges - these will be the back of my panels of my project.

For the front panels I cut three more pieces from of the
 ULT157701 Ultimate Crafts Rambling Rose 12x12 paper pad .

Using Couture Creations 2Way Glue Pen C0724037,
and a piece of the Couture Creations  Gold CO725355 Vintage matte Foil roll. I gently dabbed some glue around the edge of the papers and place the foil on top of the glued edges.

Gently rubbing the top of the foil with a bone scorer. 
I love the distressed look of this technique and it is an easy way to use foiling without any heating tool.

Once all done - I attached all the three panels together with a some small piece of paper from the wooden panel paper sheet.

Front side with Matte gold foiling edges.

I then cut three panels of the wooden panels paper from the
Couture Creations Vintage Signe Nesting Die C0723956 , the next size down.
Inking the edges - using a Circle nesting die cut a circle out of one of the panels.
I attached them all with Foam tape underneath.

Decorating the outer panels with lace and ribbons
Also team up with the Decorative die - 

Using the stamp set from the
Ultimate Crafts "L'Aquarelle" stampset ULT157796
Ultimate Crafts "L'Aquarelle" paper pad ULT157761
 I stamped the flower from the stampset onto some of the paper pad and added some colour inside the flowers with inks, then fuzzy cute them out.

Adding the flowers and foliage around the edges.

Rubbing some more Glue and golf foiling around the diecuts.

I have also a bonus card that I created as well, using the same technique of applying some glue from the 2 way glue pen and rubbing the gold foiling sheet around the raised edges of my embossed card. Again, it is not completely covered with all gold foiling but it is just a very simple way of adding some gold foiling to projects. It leaves a very distressed and vintage feel to any card or project.

Please make sure you add your email address to get the latest newsletters.

Don't forget to join 
Couture Creations FACEBOOK
for all the latest updates from Couture Creations.

Thanks for looking
Cheers and 
Big hugs Adriana XX

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...