Thursday, April 30, 2015

Deja Vu!

Members of our team have been busy with the Deja Vu Collection (paper, stamps, and chipboard), and their creativity always amazes us.  Here's some inspiration for you! 

"Grateful for You" by  Patter Cross 

 Deja Vu Paper
Petites Cartes

Blue Fern Stamps

Blue Fern Chipboard
 Trailing Scrolls
Collage Frame
Grateful for You title

"Fabulous" by Marie-Josée Hamel

 Deja Vu Paper
Petites Cartes

Blue Fern Stamps
Vintage Edges

Blue Fern Chipboard
 Deja Vu Border
Deja Vu Dangles

Thank you Patter and Marie-Josée for your beautiful, and very different layouts using this awesome new collection.  No matter what your style, you will love these elegant designs!

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

April Projects by Galina Sazonova.

Hello friends!)
I really love to use black color in my works. And today I want to show you two projects on the basis of paper from the collection of Sanctuary and of black color.)
1. "This Moment".
My first project about of  wonderful moments in Tuscany.)
I used background chipboard "Shabby Brick Panel" and stamps to accentuate the texture and color of of old walls ....

Chipboard was painted with red spray and covered by glossy accent ....
 ....This created the volume effect. 
And a little more details) .....
 2. Card-motivator "Love".
My second project is about waiting of the summer ....
Despite the fact that there are many black, but the card, seems to me, looks very optimistic.)

  Smell the flowers, the birds singing, greens around, coolness of water ..... what could be better?))
 I used my favorite miniature  chipboard "Checker Bits"....
 .... and  paper from the collection Sanctuary. Chipboard was painting with spray of several shades.
Here such dreams of summer) ....  
Blue Fern Studios products used:

  • Shabby Brick Panel
  • Checker Bits 
  • This Moment

  • Bountiful, 
  • Calling Cards 
  • Meadows of Time
  • Botanical Garden

  • Texture 1
Thanks for visiting BFS blog!)
 Have a nice day!)

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Bente's April projects.

Hi it's me Bente!
I used the new Deja Vu papers for two of my projects. I also used matching chipboards. 
It is such a pretty collection!

First I made an off the page project. 
Such an easy project but it still has the 'cute' effect .-)
The cute little shadowbox was a leftover from some used up scrapsupplies.

I painted the box with diluted gesso and added small areas of green/pink paint.

I painted the branch and added a couple of mini roses to it. I glued pictures and some journalling cards to the back and proceeded to decorate the box with flowers etc. Fun!!

My second project is a layout, which is what I normally make.

I used several of the gorgeous papers from the 'Deja Vu' collection, Nowadays I really like working with the colour purple.(As opposed to when I first started scrapping when I found it such a 
hard colour to work with). I just love the purple/yellow combo here.

To emphasize the purple tone of the papers I decided to paint my chipboards purple as well. 
I used part of the large chickenwirepurple panel and Deja Vu dangles.

I used most of the papers in the collection and had so much fun trying out what papers to mix and match. I distressed and layered some of the journalling cards in the center as a mat for my photo.

I also coloured some of the flowers with paint to make them match more. As most of my stuff is in boxes at the moment due to the move I am really challenged to find enough other supplies to complement what I have. That's why I had to paint my flowers ;-)
If you look closely you might even notice I used some of the new Deja Vu stamps. ;-)

Finally I have a page for you that I made a little while ago, -actually at the end of last month. 
It was done for the Blue Fern Studios monthly sketch challenge. 

First you have the sketch. If you hurry you can still make it by the 30th of April.

Look HERE.

And below is the page that I made with inspiration from the above sketch. 

Okay, that's all for now! 
Thank you for checking out Blue Fern Studios and my projects.
See you next month!

Monday, April 27, 2015

'Secret Garden' by Marta Lapkowska + VIDEO tutorial

Hello my crafty friends,

It's Marta Lapkowska here.
I hope you are doing great.
I am back to you with my new page and full video tutorial. 
You can see my creative process step by step.

 I used brand new paper collection Deja Vu. It is stunning collection, soft and romantic.
To create some movement on my page I add new Deja Vu stamps to my background.

All the chipboards were embossed with white embossing powder.
I love the white colour it allows the chipboards to stands out.  Flowers are from my stash.

I hope you will enjoy my video, happy crafting.

Sending you creative hugs, Marta xx

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Ombre Dream&Montage mix layout Yuko

Hello! Friends!
Today I introduce 2projects using the paper of the line before a little.

I like both series very much!

This layout mixes use Ombre Dreams and Montage collection.
I like colors such as the watercolors of this paper!

A background puts a texture using modeling paste.
It was colored with magical.
Before drying, microbeads was sprinkled.

A chipboard of a butterfly was colored with INKLINGZ.

<Blue Fern Studios Products>
Paper      Ombre Dreams: Ginger's Dream
Chipboard   French Words/Veranda Cage Set/Hearr Borders/Petite Boutique Frames

This layout mixes use Montage collection.
My daughter entered a kindergarten in this spring.
This is a uniform of a kindergarten.
Sooo pretty❤

The rotation of the butterfly traced it with a picture in watercolors colored pencil.

<Blue Fern Studios Products>
Paper  :  Montage Society/Fairyland
Chipboard :  Memories/2hearts set

Thank you !!!

Friday, April 24, 2015

Playing with darks and lights - by Zanka.

Hello friends!
I must say, I prefer to use light background for my layout rather than the dark ones. But the pattern of Bountiful (Sanctuary) is so elegant, that I just HAD TO give it a go.
So here is my layout with the dark background.

I have used quite a lot of light elements for more contrast, I've even drawn leaves and branches with the white ink pen.
BFS chipboards used: Laughter, Happy , Smile; Turkish bits, Meadow Angelica, Lace rounds.

With my second layout shared today, I'm back into my comfort zone, meaning light backgrounds :)
I used the new Deja vu collection, patterned paper and stamps.

I have used paper Tresors for this project. I have cut the paper in one-third and then glued it together again, arranging the border pattern in the middle (I learned this trick from Elena, who showed it in her tutorial here)
I have used the chipboards mainly to add dimension and texture.
BFS chipboards used: XOXO, Vintage labels, Gatsby collage.
Stamps: Halftone, Vintage edges.

Thanks for visiting BFS blog, enjoy !
Zaneta aka Zanka

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

April Projects with Einat Kessler

Hey crafty friends!
Einat Kessler here with two fun and easy projects.

I really love BFS products so I keep every little scrap that I have. I don't throw away any of my paper pieces or chipboard leftovers. Today i want to show you that you can create an amazing layout using those scraps!

I started with a 12x12 paper for my background. This is the only full size piece of paper in this layout. Then I started adding scraps of papers I cut from other BFS papers I had as well as adding a piece of chipboard i used on my last layout. I also added some other embellishments and the title.

BFS products used:
Papers: Ombre Dreams - Charlotte's Dream
             Sanctuary - Calling Cards
Chipboard: Marrakesh Panel
                   Dare to Dream

For my second project I made a card using some more scraps of paper and chipboard. I created a layered collage from pieces of paper and chipboard and embellished it with some flowers and ribbon. The great things about BFS papers is that they're double sided so there are twice as many color and pattern to use in whatever project you're creating!

BFS products used: 
Papers: Sanctuary - Calling Cards
Chipboard: Marrakesh Panel

I hope I've inspired you to use your BFS supplies and scraps!

Have fun creating!

Monday, April 20, 2015

New Products!

What a great way to start the week.  
We have an absolutely awesome assortment of new chipboard pieces to share with you today! 

Rock Wall Bits

Jade Pendants

Charleston Corners

Royal Heart Frame

Mod Squares

Destiny Collage

Heart Frame

Leave us a comment and let us know your favorites!