Dienstag, 21. Mai 2019

GD Minialbum Makers - Denim Friends

Welcome everyone!


 It's a big honour to be invited at Minialbum Makers
  and I'm very happy about this.


  I'm a handicraft enthusiast with passion since my childhood, crafting makes me happy :-)!

It is a wonderful relaxation and balm for the soul, it's the little things in life that makes you happy and I love to share this joy and want to encourage my friends and all the others to try new ideas.



I was inspired to create a mixed media album in denim look, washed out and not as neat, just like a really good pair of jeans. I have used some of my favorite collections for my minialbum, the Denim & Friends and Denim & Girls collection. I am absolutely in love with the delicate blue colours and designs of this papers.




  Basic materials:


Eileen Hull Journal die

Maja Design Paper collection: Denim and Friends, Denim and Girls

denim leftovers from an old jeans trousers


Want to see how they are made the greyboard cover?

Here I have some photos from the making.






1.    I started by applying a coat of white crackle paint

          (DecoArt) on the background


     2.        I used a acrylic paint mixture of blue shades together

            with a Chalkboard Glimmer    

            Mist  (Boogie Board- Tattered Angels)

            spray desired areas with water then drop Glimmer

            Mist onto the wet areas


3. + 4. I applied Dimensional effects, a paintable texture

             paste from DecoArt using two stencils


5.        after drying I highlighted the dimensional effects with

            a metallic finish wax

           (Metallic Lustre 'Chanpagne Ice')


6.       I thought it would be a cool idea and very suitable to

          my theme 'Denim and Friends'

          when I used  origin denim fabric and so

          I created a sailboat with two leftovers from an old 

          jeans, a wooden skewer works as sailing mast.



 Album pages















 









I really hope that I was able to inspire you!  
Add something unique to your project
 that you like and never be afraid to try something new!
 There is so much inspiration shared on this fabulous blog each month and I hope I am able to contribute a little more for you today.

I want to share 
A Vintage Journey - Book it!
Simon says stamp Monday challenge - Use stencils

Thank you very much!! 

Creative hugs from Kerstin xx

8 Kommentare:

  1. Love love love your denim look album, Kerstin!
    All the different blues and the vintage look go together so well in your make! And I love that your love for scrapbooking shows through with all your designs - looks so great on the album covers and pages!

    Hugs,
    Claudia xxx

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  2. Kerstin, this is one amazing book! Love the blues, and the fun embellishments like the pencil. hugs, Maura

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  3. Kerstin I just had to pop on over and Thank you personally for being our May Guest Designer. We are honoured to have you create for us this month and I have really enjoyed looking as well as reading how you have brought your love for Denim together so beautifully. Love how you have used the belt loops and tags to add a twist in the design. I adore denim and I certainly LOVE your creative mind.
    Thank you again for sharing with us and being our Guest Designer this month.
    Creative Wishes Tracey x

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  4. Kerstin, I loved seeing your wonderful artwork at MAM, but thought I would leave you some love on your blog. Congratulations on your feature! Your album is so creative, and I love the denim details! Thank you for your hard work and inspiration!Thank you, too, for playing along at A Vintage Journey! Hugs, Sara Emily

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  5. What a wonderful book made of denim Kerstin! I love all the decorations and pieces of real cloth - how very creative this whole book is! thanks for sharing with us at A Vintage Journey! xx

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  6. Just gorgeous - a denim delight!
    Alison x

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I always appreciate all your comments. Thanks so much!