Saturday, December 7, 2019

 Christmas Cheer Ephemera Folio

I've created a Stuffed Ephemera Folio using the new 
Christmas Cheer collection

The cover features chipboard along with Blue Fern Blooms in red, blue and yellow highlighting a beautiful image from the paper design

Every pocket, tuck, nook and cranny are filled with ephemera pieces created from the papers and ephemera packs.  

 Sandwiched in between the pockets and ephemera is a little fourteen page journal to record all your Christmas memories.  

Check out my Blue Fern Designs playlist on YouTube (Gayle Agostinelli) to see how I created this folio along with a full flip through here: 

Wishing you a holiday packed with Christmas Cheer!

Friday, December 6, 2019

Blue Fern Studios & Tres Jolie Kit Club Video Hop!

Today is the day! Our “Video Hop” with Tres Jolie Kit Club is up and running! Check out all of the amazing projects from our Design Teams! 

Check it out at the links below:
Gayle Agostinelli:
Kim Heard
Crystal Johnson (CJ Corner Scraps)
Michelle Danders
Janie Hooper
Tiffany Guenther
Susan Bossiere
Henriette van Mierlo

Thank you for stopping by. We hope you enjoy all of the projects that these talented designers 
are sharing today! 


Monday, December 2, 2019

A Cup of Christmas Cheer

Christmas Greetings! 

To start this sweet project I chose the candy cane striped paper called "Cheerful" then layered an adorable piece of the newsprint paper called "Sparling", both from the new Christmas Collection!

I tucked the tiny emphera calling card into a cup of cocoa after inking it red and edging it in copper glitter. I added a fussy cut candy cane for flavor!

I used a star shaped emphera with some fussy cut birds.

I think the wooden tag, joy, turned out so cute with a little brown paint. My gingerbread girl is sporting some Blue Fern embossing powder in gold and piece of lace, #7a. I further decorated a tiny tree, gingerbread buttons and a holly sprig with some burlap ribbon, all from my stash. 

Thank you for looking and I wish you a cup full of Christmas blessings! 

Friday, November 29, 2019

Christmas Kirigami Box - by Vicky Alberto

Happy Friday! I am here to share a handmade kirigami box... perfect for the gift giving season. This box was made with the phenomenal new Blue Fern Christmas Cheer collection. The coordinating ephemera and chipboard in this collection is so vintage and just my style! I added a white bloom from the Homespun collection and a pretty silver charm from the Radiance collection.

On the "Christmas Cheer" chipboard piece, I simply stippled gesso and sprayed with light green color mist - for a vintage look. At the bottom of the box topper I glued some gorgeous Blue Fern lace to polish it off. This box is 4"x 4"x 4". These take a bit of time to make but are worth putting something special in them. Here is a link to a tutorial I once did on how to make the basic box:

Thanks so much for stopping by to take a peek at my project.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Sparkle all the way

 I have a Christmas layout for you today using the new Christmas Cheer collection from Blue Fern Studios.
This collection is full of traditional Christmas colors which I love! 
  I used a stencil from Fabrika Decoru and added some trees. I used liquids pearls and stickles to decorate them. I also added some snowflakes.
 I used Jolly, Merry and Ecstatic papers to frame my photo.
  I used the chipboard Sparkle Snowflakes for my title. I heat embossed my title with Ginger embossing powder.
   I used some Blue Fern lace and sprayed it with Queen of Hearts mist and used it to divide my page. I also painted the chipboard snowflakes with gesso then sprinkled red glitter over them for some added sparkle. 
I used beautiful Prima Flowers to embellish this page.
Last close-up.

I hope you enjoyed my layout and I will see you soon!
All the  best! :)

Sunday, November 24, 2019

Double Z fold Christmas card

Hi everyone, DT Henriëtte here today sharing a double Z fold card made with the new 
Christmas Cheer collection.

I found the inspiration and a tutorial for this special fold card on 
Kathy Clement's Youtube channel.
I made the cardbase from ivory cardstock and decorated all the panels with the
beautiful Christmas Cheer patterned papers.

On the center panel I made a pocket for a big tag. 
I will write my Christmas wishes on the tag.

I used the ephemera pieces from the collection to decorate the card but also 
two chipboard pieces. 
I embossed the chipboard with oatmeal embossing powder. 
On the chipboard Christmas tree I glued Fir tree seedlings.

The back of the Z fold card is also decorated with the cheerful papers.

I'm very pleased with the result.
This special card will be on it's way soon,  I hope it's recipient likes it too.

Thanks for visiting the Blue Fern Studios blog.

Hugs, Henriëtte.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Charming Traveler's Notebooks
by Gayle Agostinelli

I've used the Eclectic Charm collection to create two traveler's
notebook style journals.  

 The jewel tones and old world feel of the papers in this collection were perfect to showcase some of my antique laces! 

The rich colors just draw you in and make you feel like you're at Grandma's house!  

Such a joy to work with these beautiful designs 
by Michelle Singh!  

 Beyond the paper collection, items used to create the journals:
This and That Charms
Flourish and Flowers Chipboard
Ornate Scroll Work Chipboard
Spread Your Wings Stamp
Charming Phrases Stamp
Charmed Medley Stamp

 For a full flip through of the journals visit my You Tube channel: 

Thank you for stopping by the blog today.
I hope you enjoyed my little journals!