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Dew Drops on Christmas Art Journal Layout

 Hello everyone!

Fairuz Fabiha here from Craftivation! Today I’ll be sharing with you a simple Christmas art journal layout.

Process-

1. At first I took my 7*7 ring bound art journal as the base.

2. Added a torn piece of green checkered pattern paper.

3. Added the santa image as the focal point.

4. Added two strips of sentiments.

5. Embellished the layout with some flowers and my favorite green and red Robin’s Nest Dewdrops.

Used Robin’s Nest Dewdrops-

Christmas-dew-drops

Closeup photos-

I hope you enjoyed today’s project and thank you so much for visiting our blog!

Who is to Say? A Journal Page

Hi!Welcome to another tutorial. today I am showing you how to make a beautiful, abstract journal page. Of course, we will be embellishing with Dew Drops from our online store.

The supply list is below.

 

  • orange spray ink
  • AA Colorations Gilded Gold
  • Liquitex Acrylic Ink Quinacridone Magenta and Iridescent Bright Gold
  • embellishment glue
  • Dew Drops – Golden Berry
  • Distress Oxide – Walnut Stain
  • spray bottle with water
  • quote or embellishment
  • glue stick

 

Step one: using a dropper, add droplets ink to your art journal page.

Step two: using embellishment glue, stick Dew Drops in the splatters of ink.
Step three: spray with inks and allow to dry.
Step four: add a shadow to the edges of the page and the quote that you will be sticking on.
Step five: add a few droplets of water.
Step six: stick your quote in place.
That’s it! You have completed another journal page.

 

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.suzettehussey.wordpress.com.

You can find Dew Drops online at The Robin’s Nest.

Happy Crafting!

Suzette

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Flower Collage with Dew Drops

Hello, welcome to another tutorial. Today I have a lovely journal page for you.

Supply list:

  • Dew Drops – Bubbles Mini Dew Drops
  • art journal
  • gesso
  • Art Anthology Colorations Sprays – Granny Smith, Waimea Bay, Indigo
  • scrapbook paper
  • black ink pad
  • green ink pad
  • gel pen
  • washi tape
  • glue

Step one: cover your page with gesso. While it is still wet spray with your Colorations Sprays. Set aside to dry.

Step two: cut out a few circles out of scrap paper.

 

Step three: go around the edges  of the circles with black ink. Layer them to form flowers and add stems adding a few extra stems in between.

 

Step four: using embellishment glue, stick the Dew Drops along to top of the stems.

 

Step five: cut out some leaves and go around the edges with black ink. Glue them in place.

 

Step six: add some green ink to the base of the page.

 

Step seven: add some doodles and washi tape to finish off.

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

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Create Art – A Beautiful Tag Using Dew Drops

Hi everyone, welcome to another tutorial. I was really strapped for time with this project but came up with a very quick and easy tag design that you can do in under thirty minutes.  You need very few craft supplies and of course Dew Drops.
Isn’t that beautiful? I have a quick tutorial below and a list of supplies you will need.
Supplies needed:
tag
matte medium
printed tissue paper (I used one by Tim Holtz)
any quote or words you would like to put on your tag
yellow inkpad and applicator
glue
Follow the steps below:
1) Using matte medium, stick the tissue paper onto the tag. Go over the top once it is stuck down.
2) When dry, add yellow ink to any uncovered areas.

 

3) Go around edges of embellishment with the yellow ink.
4) Stick down with embellishment glue.

 

5) Add the Dew Drops.  I made a flower at the top and scattered some around.

 

 

Your all done!
I loved this project. It is versatile and you can easily adapt it to the supplies you have at home. Another fabulous way to use your Dew Drops!


You can find Dew Drop at www.DewDropLove.com

 

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 Paper Mache Patch
You can find Dew Drops online at The Robin’s Nest.
Happy Crafting!
Suzette

Art Journal Bubbles with Dew Drops

For a complete video tutorial on this project, visit my You Tube Channel.

Ingredients:
Tissue with type
Image of sunken ship
Acrylic Paint:  Antique White, Hydrangea Pink, Brown Sugar and Pumpkin
Ranger:  Distress Collage Media Matte, Distress Oxide in speckled egg, Distress Ink in chipped sapphire and faded Jeans
Mediterranean Sea Salt
White Acrylic paint mister
Faber Castell Gelato in White
Stencils for mini dots
Liquid adhesive
Paint brushes
Credit card
Sentiment printed on card stock
Steps:
1.  Select an art journal page of the size you like and cover with distress collage medium in matte.
2.  Add torn tissue to the background.  I used tissue with words (barely visible now).
3.  Paint tissue with antique white acrylic paint to push the type into the background.
4.  Add colors to the background – in this case to simulate an ocean I used faded jeans distress ink, chipped sapphire distress ink, and the more opaque egg shell distress oxide.  I worked adding up multiple layers and finally gave it a spritz of additional water to reactivate all the colors and sprinkled with Mediterranean Sea Salt to give a mottled look.
Tip:  Let the salt dry thoroughly prior to brushing off and it will absorb the most paint!
5. Add the white mini dots through a stencil with a white Gelato.
6.  I mixed a sand color using brown sugar and antique white paint
7.  Apply to the lower edge of the journal to simulate sand.
8.  Apply the focal image using liquid adhesive and let dry.
9.  Mix pumpkin and hydrangea pink paint to create coral.  I applied both
with a paint brush and with the edge of a credit card.
10.  Mist with the acrylic white mister for an opaque film.
11.  Dry thoroughly and add your printed sentiment with liquid adhesive.
12.  Adhere the water drop, dew drops to simulate bubbles from an unknown place.
13.  Sign and date and your art journal is done.
Have a great time with this project!  It is really fun to create your vision of the ocean and adding the mystery bubbles!
~ Victoria

Beautiful Blooms

Hello everyone! I have another tutorial for you today using Dew Drops from The Robin’s Nest.

 

Isn’t it beautiful? Let me show you how to make it.

The supplies needed are:

  • Black Tear Drops
  • Early Dawn Dew Drops
  • Cardstock or art journal page
  • Distress Oxide in Tumbled Glass and Shabby Shutters
  • craft mat
  • Spray bottle with water
  • Black ink
  • Visible Image Stamps – Creative Chaos
  • Embellishment glue
  • Winsor  & Newton Watercolor Marker in Pale Rose
  • Brush pen
  • Grey marker

Follow the steps below:

Press both Distress Oxide pads onto the craft mat.
Spritz with water

 

Press cardstock down onto craft mat and carefully lift off.

 

Stamp your image with black ink.

 

Color in with watercolor marker.

 

Decide where you want your DewDrops and stick down.

 

Draw stems onto the three black buds.
You are all done.
I do hope you enjoyed this quick tutorial.
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

Raindrops

Hello, today I have a tutorial for a quick journal page. I used Distress Oxides, a rubber stamp, and of course, Dew Drops.
Dew Drops embellish your artwork so nicely. They almost always add that finishing touch.

 

Here is a list of supplies that I used to make this beautiful journal page.
  • Distress Oxides in Broken China, Picked Raspberry and Scattered Straw
  • a spray bottle with water
  • a rubber stamp (the one I used is from a Visible Image stamp set)
  • Adirondak Denim Ink
  • Dew Drops – Piano Tear Drops
  • embellishment glue
  • makeup sponge.

 

Step 1:
Use a makeup sponge to add and blend Distress Oxides.
Step 2: Spray lightly with water and dry.
 Step 3: Stamp your image.
Step 4: Arrange your Dew Drops and stick down with embellishment glue.

 

That’s all there is to it! I do hope you enjoyed the tutorial!

 

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.suzettehussey.com
You can find Dew Drops online at The Robin’s Nest.
Happy Crafting!
Suzette

How to Art Journal with Dew Drops and Win!!!!

Happy Saturday!  Today I want to share with you an art journal page idea, using dew drops.  I love the vintage, shabby grungy look, but dew drops can fit into all crafting styles from the most clean and simple to the most elaborate layering!  So grab a cup of coffee or tea, your art journal and join in.  Do your style and show us over on our Facebook Page.

Supplies:

Mixed media art journal
White Gesso
Vintage book pages and calendar pages
Chip board
White dimensional paste
Stencils
Mists – Shimmerz Sprayz
Chalk ink – Prima pink and green
Paper doll – Tim Holtz
Dew Drops – diamond and round
Distress Crayon – Tim Holtz

Begin playing!  First applying paper to your page as you like, the add Gesso over the pages.
This “knocks back” the lettering if you have something bold – like the calendar page, in my case.

Dry thoroughly and let the fun begin!  Next I added the chipboard doors….  And added gesso over them.  At this point this could go lots of ways; elegant, shabby chic, grungy, vintage, etc.

I had fun spraying with blued, purples and ultra violet.
When you have gesso down, you can tilt and move the colors around until they are mixed as you like.  There is no right or wrong in you are journal.  Just experimentation and capturing your mood.

Next I added dimensional paste and stenciling.

Let everything dry and then embellish as you like, you can always stop at any time and lay it aside if it feels it needs more or is overworked.
I added the rub ons and paper dolls at this step.  I had this planned out for other embellishments as you might guess from the hand position.  It needs a door knob!
I added an original round dew drop for the door knob, a smaller round to accent the heart on the door and then the diamonds to accent the words, all using liquid adhesive.  Finally I added some shadows using a distress crayon.
So how can you win?!?  I am putting together a art journaling kit.  Lots of ephemera and other good stuff including some dew drops!  I will post the kit on our Facebook page and you will have two weeks to show me your art journal pages with dew drops (all entries in by 7/3/2020 at 11:59 PM Pacific).  I will announce the winner on my 4th of July blog post.  Once you have sent me your address the kit will be yours!
Let’s brighten up this time with ART!
~ Victoria

Dew Drops and Butterflies

Hi everyone,  I have a really cute project for you today that is so easy to make. You will need some butterfly die-cuts or store-bought embellishments and a few other supplies. A complete list of items used is below.

I used the Dew Drops to embellish the butterfly bodies. Isn’t that beautiful? I have a tutorial below with all the steps to make this beautiful tag.

Supplies used:

 

Golden Berry Dew Drops
Distress Oxide Shabby Shutters and Seedless Preserves
Spray bottle with water
Embellishment glue
Sponger blender
Tag
Butterfly embellishments
ribbon or yarn

 

Step One

Apply the Distress Oxide covering the entire tag. Blend as you go along.

 

Step Two

Give it a light spritz of water. Allow it to dry.

 

Step Three

Arrange your butterfly embellishments and stick down with glue.

 

Step Four

Add the Dew Drops on the butterfly bodies.  Stick down with embellishment glue.

Step Five

Add your ribbon or yarn and you are all done!

Here is a closeup for you.
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 suzettehussey.com/blog/I have a lot of free tutorials and offer many workshops.
You can find Dew Drops online at The Robin’s Nest.
Happy Crafting!
Suzette

A Butterfly Tag

Hello, I hope you are keeping safe and making use of your time at home. To help keep you busy I have a cute tutorial for you using Dew Drops of course!

You need a few supplies:

  • Dew Drops 
  • a tag
  • Distress Oxide – Worn Lipstick
  • spray bottle with water
  • butterfly embellishments
  • embellishment glue
  • black ink pad and sponge applicator
Step 1:Using a blending sponge, cover the tag with Distress Oxide. Spritz with water.
Step 2: Shade the edges of the butterflies using black ink and an applicator sponge. Stick them in place. If you want them to pop more, use foam tape. I made my butterflies using a die-cut machine and some scrapbook paper.

 

Step 3: Add Dew Drops, sticking in place with embellishment glue.
That’s it! Isn’t it beautiful?
You can find Dew Drops online at The Robin’s Nest. They will have the perfect color to coordinate with your project. There are so many to choose from!

 

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.suzettehussey.com/blog/.
Happy Crafting!
Suzette