How to Embellish Bookmarks using Dew Drops

Hello Crafty People!
Fairuz Fabiha here from Craftivation. Today I’ll be sharing with you a very simple and easy way to use the lovely, bright and colorful dewdrops from the Robin’s Nest in your projects. I’ll be showing you how I embellished my bookmark using these dewdrops!

Process-
1. At first I took a white paper as the base of the the bookmark.

2. I punched a hole and tied a ribbon at the top.

3. Then I started assembling the dewdrops in blue and orange one by one into a mandala design.

4. Finally I outlined the border of the bookmark with a blue marker to highlight the center design more. That’s it!

Closeup photos –

 

 

 

 

Used Robin’s Nest Dewdrops-

1.handsome-boy-mini-dew-drops
2.fire-and-ice-tear-drops
3. citrine-diamond-dew-drops
4.indigo-diamond-dew-drops

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Altered Spoons and Dew Drops – A Perfect Combination!

Hello, today I am on The Robin’s Nest blog using Dew Drops and antique spoons! See below for a quick tutorial on how to make some for yourself.

 

For starters, I had to hunt down some spoons in local antique shops, gave me a reason to shop! Bonus! To start these spoons, I first colored them using alcohol ink, just remember that a little ink goes a long way.
While the spoons were slightly wet with ink, I applied gold foil to the raised areas to give them a little bling.
Gathering my supplies such as small flowers, Dew Drops, and Gecko Galz images, I started to decorate the spoons. The images needed to be cut down to fit the spoon bowl and I used Stickles around the edges of the image. I then added the flowers in matching colors and the Dew Drops in clear.
I then drilled a hole in the top of the spoon so I can be hung on the wall.
Thanks for stopping by and check out the beautiful collections of Dew Drops!
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Dew Drop Pendant

Hello, welcome to another blog post. Lately I have been playing with resin and decided to experiment with Dew Drops. I decided to make a pendant and it came out fantastic! I have a tutorial for you below, so follow along and have fun!

 

Supplies needed:
Masking tape

Open Back Bezel Pendant

White glitter
Step 1: Place open back bezel on the sticky side of the masking tape pushing down firmly, Arrange the Dew Drops.

 

Step  2: Mix the resin according to package directions and pour into bezel.

Step 3: Sprinkle with glitter.

 

Step 4: Add a couple drops of alcohol ink.
Step 5: Heat the resin so the bubbles will come to the surface and pop. Set aside to dry.

 

That’s it! Look at that beautiful pendant!

 

Thanks for stopping by! You can share your creations with us on our Facebook page. We would love to see them! For more inspiration have a look around the blog. There are a variety of tutorials for many levels using Dew Drops. You can also visit my blog at www.papermachepatch.com. You can find Dew Drops online at The Robin’s Nest.
Happy Crafting!
Suzette

Create a Butterfly Shaped Magnet

Hello all,

Had an enjoyable time making this butterfly shaped magnet.  It’s a quick and easy project that even the kids can do.  Check out the step by step instructions below.

The Robin’s Nest



Other Materials:

  • Paper Accents – Chipoard Shapes, Butterfly
  • DecoArt Dazzling Metallics – White Pearl
  • Deco Art Americana Premium -White Gesso
  • Thin gauge wire
  • Magnet

 

Instructions:

 

1) Start with a butterfly shaped chipboard.


2) Pain chipboard butterfly with white gesso.  Allow to dry.

3) Paint chipboard butterfly with Metallic Pearl White paint.

4) Adhere Black Dew Drops around edges of butterfly.

5) Adhere Pearl White Dew Drops to center of butterfly.


4) Adhere various colors and sizes of dew drops to center.


 5) Shape thin wire around paint brush to create antennae.


 6) Adhere wire and magnet to back of butterfly.



7) Done!

Hope you enjoyed this project and will try it out for yourself.  You could make with a variety of chipboard shapes and they would make great gifts.

Happy day!

Lori

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How to Embellish a Cute Little Girl Layout with Dew Drops

Hello,
It’s Karen… I’m here to share a super easy way to embellish a little girl layout. Dew Drops were the perfect way to finish off this layout of my adorable niece.  I created a trio of bubbly clusters. By using multiple sizes in different colors of Dew Drops, I created a fun and flirty page with a subtle sense of motion.  Let’s go, follow me!

 

Directions:
1. Select two coordinating scrapbook papers. Cut a strip 4″ wide and adhere it to the bottom edge of the 12×12″.  Add a 1″ wide border strip at the join of the two papers.  (TIP:  Only apply adhesive to one end of the border strip so that photos may be tucked in.)

2. Matte one photo with coordinating solid paper.  Adhere the photo at a slight angle. Then carefully slide the other photo under the border strip to look casually tucked in so it appears to be held in place by the border strip.  Add a few scraps of patterned paper to peak out from behind the photos and apply adhesive to secure everything.

3. Embellish with a large coordinating embellishment in the lower right corner.

4. To add interest, use 3 or 4 different colors and sizes of Dew Drops to form three distinct bubbly clusters. Use glue dots for ease of application.  (aka – a mess free stress free method)

TIP: To avoid disappointment and frustration, place them onto the layout without adhesive to practice the arrangement.  When you are satisfied, adhere them replacing the loose Dew Drops one at a time.  Alternatively, take a photo of the layout before you move anything so that you can refer to it when you are ready to glue everything into place.

 A Closer Look:
  

Other Supplies:

pattern papers
border strips
2 photos (4×6″)
sticker embellishments

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Thanks for visiting. Come back soon!

 

If you would like to see more of Karen’s unique projects, stop by her blog Art & Soul.

HOW TO Make a Fall Canvas Art Journal with Dew Drops (Part 2)

 

Two weeks ago, we worked on a how to create the cover of our art journal using dew drops and a dew drop canvas.  This week our how to is all about assembling our art journal!

You will need the following ingredients (or similar):

Heavy board for cover and spine
Covering for book – I used book binders cloth, but you could use paper or fabric
Mixed media paper for interior pages
Book binders tape (masking tape will work too)
Liquid Adhesive
Eye-lets – 3 red
Crop-a-dile
Ribbon – 2 yards
Butcher twine – red approximately 18 inches
Charms – I used Tim Holtz’s Milagros
Bookbinding thread, awl, needle and thimble

Instructions:

You need to determine the size of your finished journal.  The one I made is: 7 1/2 x 6 x 2 1/4 inches
Cut two card covers and a spine.  The covers were 7 1/2  x 6 inches.  The spine is 7 1/2 x 1 3/4 inches.  Remember when you tape the covers you will leave space for the cover to bend into a book.

With book binding tape or masking tape assemble the cover pieces on a large flat surface.  Make sure the spine is equally spaced from the covers. (Sorry about my “ratty” looking ruler)

Once your cover is assembled, you will need to figure our what to cover it with.  Good options are fabric or book binding cloth, which is thin cloth adhered to a paper background.  I cut my cloth about two inches larger than the cover all the way around.  This is to your aesthetic and doesn’t need to be exact.

Adhere the covering to your art journal cover.  First completing the actual cover.  Then you will need to prepare that part that is adhered to the inside of the cover. You will take a metal straight edge and cut with scissors or a knife the corners.

 

Once the corners are cut fold the sides in and adhere, using liquid adhesive.  Let dry thoroughly.

Now the fun begins!  First, I chose paper to cover the inside of the front and back cover, adhering with liquid adhesive.  I always finish the cover before I prepare the signatures for the interior.  Next I used my Crop-a-dial to chomp through the cover in three locations, the spine 1 inch down and centered, and each of the covers 3/4 inch in and centered vertically.  I added large flat eyelets in red threading them through the right side.

Next I cut the ribbon in half and threaded it through the eyelets as if it were the top of a tag.
I tied the charms to butchers twine and threaded them through the spine.  I glued the twine to the inner spine, which will be covered.

The final step is preparing the signatures and placing them in the book.  You will need to select a paper size that when folded and nested is right for your book.  My folded pages measured 7 1/2 inches long and 5 1/2 inches wide.  I cut 15 x 11 paper in half and folded into 4 signature, which each have four pages.

You will need to poke holes with an awl in your signatures.  Be careful not to poke your finger and use a thimble.

I sewed my signatures to a piece of the bookbinder’s paper which fits the area of the spine that was not finished yet.

Finally, I adhered this piece of paper with liquid adhesive to the spine.  I weighted the edges with various products and let dry for 24 hours.  You really want to make sure this part is adhered well.

 

Finally you can glue the Dew Drops Canvas to the front.  I ended up adding a few more diamond dew drops to make the leaves spill onto the cover.

 Thanks for joining me on this project!  I ended up giving it to the recipient, my husband, early to cheer him, since we are at home social distancing due to the Corona virus in our home state.
Be well and create!
~ Victoria

Bamble Bee Love

Hello crafty fellow!
Hope you all are doing good. Today I, Nur Meharuma Chowdhury from Craft fable going to make an art piece with Robin’s nest new product Artsy Bee Love  ….

Here is the tutorial :

Here are some closeups:

 

 

 

The materials I have used are :

 

 

 

                    Artsy Bee Love

That’s all for today.
Thank you all.

BE CRAFTY,
BE HEALTHY,
BE SMILEY.
LOVE YOU ALL.
BYE!!!See you soon.

 

Bee canvas with Dew Drops by Angie Scrapchild

Hola saleros@s!!

Hello “saleros@s”!!

Vamos a utilizar la gell plate para el fondo de nuestro canvas, aunque lo podéis reproducir con pinturas, sellos y stencil a vuestro gusto.

Materiales que vamos a utilizar :
Materials that we are going to use:
lienzo, pinturas acrílicas, rodillo, rotulador, dewdrops, tear drops, diamond drops, pistola de silicona, tijeras.
canvas, acrylic paints, roller, pen, dewdrops, tear drops, diamond drops, silicone gun, scissors.

En la nueva tienda on line de Dew drop love encontraremos:

The Robin´s Nest on line store will find:
Canvas Bee
Plumeria Dew Drops
Fall Gems Diamond Dew Drops
Black Dew Drops

Espero que os guste!!. 

I hope you like it!

Vamos con el paso a paso!

Come on with step by step!

 

Manchamos nuestra gell plate con pintura acrílica y esparcimos con el rodillo.
We stain our gell plate with acrylic paint and spread with the roller.

 

Aplicamos el stencil con un tercer color.
We apply the stencil with a third color.

 

 

Repasamos con rotulador negro la silueta de la abejita y comenzamos a colocar nuestros dewdrops.
We go over the beefly silhouette with black marker and start placing our dewdrops.

 

 

 

Colocamos la abejita recortada en 3d y salpicamos nuestro atc.
Place the 3d cut-out bee and splash our atc.

 

 

Me encantará ver vuestras interpretaciones!!. Y no olvidéis seguirnos en Facebook.

I love to see your interpretations!!. And don’t forget to follow us on Facebook.

Además en el Blog Chattering Robins encontraréis cantidad de inspiraciones para vuestros proyectos!.
In addition to the Blog Chattering Robins you will find a number of inspirations for your projects!.

How to make a Baptism Card

Hello Crafty Friends 🙂
Monika here.
Today I will show you how to make a baptism card.
A few photos for details.
The order of work in the card:
1)  Glue the background to the base.
2) I glued a napkin in the middle
3) I added baptism symbols
4) I added a commemorative inscription
5) I added a flower and leaves.
6) Complete the whole with dew drops.
Card is ready 🙂
Robin’s Nest Products I used
 
Hope you guys will find this inspiring and try this out yourself!
And don’t forget to keep craftivating your dreams!
Hugs Monika

How to use Dew Drops to Add Texture

Hi Crafty Friends,
Fairuz Fabiha here from Craftivation. Today I’m back again with a technique of using the amazing Robin’s Nest dewdrops! I’ll be showing you how I used these mini dewdrops to not only embellish my project but also add texture on the background using the dewdrops.
For my today’s project, I’ve decided to make an mdf bookmark.

Step by step process:

1. At first I took an mdf tag by Lisa Horton Crafts as the base of my bookmark.

2. Applied a layer of Fabrikadecoru resist texture paste through the maze stencil by Lisa Horton Crafts.

3. Added mini dew drops by the Robin’s Nest all around the edges of the bookmark and applied a layer off gesso to prime the surface.

4. Applied layers of spray paints by Fabrikadecoru.

5. Embellished the bookmark with mdf tag sentiment, sisal, tassel and ribbon.

6. Finally added some white dewdrops to finish it off.

Closeup photos:

 

 

 

Used Robin’s Nest Dewdrops:

1. classified-mini-dew-drops

2. handsome-boy-mini-dew-drops

 

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