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How to Make Perfect Rain Drops with Dew Drops

Hello Girls,
If you need to create faux rain drops, go grab your Tear Drops.  They will make the perfect accent for your Spring-time projects. What do you do when you don’t have nice fancy shoes to wear with your pretty dress?  Well if you’re my niece, you grab your brightest little rain boots.  I created this layout totally around her cute rain boots.  (Apparently, for a couple of weeks these were the only shoes she would agree to wear and would even wear them in the house!)

 

 
Directions:
1.  Trim off 1/2″ off 2 sides of a piece of pattern 12×12″ paper. Next, adhere it to a solid sheet of 12×12″ leaving a 1/4″ narrow frame. Add decorative border strips to the top & bottom edge.

2.  Matte 2 photos with coordinating color and adhere them to the layout at the extreme edge. Select a 3×4″ pocket card with a appropriate sentiment and adhere it between the photos.

3.  Embellish with die cuts & stickers. Add glossy varnish highlights to embellishments.  (owl’s eyes)

TIP: To stretch your supplies, make sure you rescue any paper that will be hidden underneath large sections such as where the photos will be. The raindrop paper was double sided with a cloud pattern so by rescuing it from the bottom layer, I was able to fussy cut the clouds and use them as embellishments.

Before gluing the layout together, use a pencil to lightly mark an outline of the main components to designate which sections of paper can be removed with a craft knife.  Simply stage the layout and take a photo of the placement of all the elements so you can reassemble it easily without frustration.

4. Use a white gel pen to add subtle details to the die cut umbrella and clouds.  Finally, add various tones of blue tear drops to appear as the raindrops.


A Closer Look:
 
 

Other Supplies:

  • 2 photos (4×6″)
  • patterned paper
  • embellishments- owl, umbrella, border strips, sentiment
  • tools- liquid adhesive / craft knife / white gel pen
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If you would like to see more of Karen’s fun projects, stop by her blog Art & Soul.

How to Use Dew Drops to make Jewelries

Hello Crafty Friends!
Fairuz Fabiha here from the Craftivation. I’m back again this month with another fun little project. Today I’ll be sharing with you how I created this beautiful and vibrant but easy to make earrings.
It’s a great way to use those lovely and colorful dewdrops from the Robin’s Nest.

Process-
1. At first I took two empty glass vials and and cleaned it well with glass cleaner.

2. I chose the dewdrops in red, orange and yellow for this project.

3. I started filling up the bottom layer of the vial with red dewdrops.

4. Followed by the orange ones.

5. Finally the yellow dewdrops at the top.

6. I finished off the earrings by wrapping the cork with a wire and attaching hooks to it.

Closeup photos-

 

 

 

Used Robin’s Nest Dewdrops-

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Easter Egg with Dew Drops

Hola saleros@s!!

Hello “saleros@s”!!

Se acercan las fiestas de Pascua y nos ponemos como locos a buscar huevos. Os gustaría encontrar uno como éste?
The Easter festivities are coming up and we’re crazy to look for eggs. Would you like to find one like this?

Materiales que vamos a utilizar :

Materials that we are going to use:
dewdrops, huevo porespan, cintas, rejilla fontanero, flores, papel arroz, pegamento decoupage, pistola silicona.
dewdrops, porespan egg, ribbons, plumber grid, flowers, rice paper, decoupage glue, silicone gun.

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

The Robin´s Nest on line store will find:
Coral Diamond Dew Drops
Petunia Dew Drops
Pansini Mini Dew Drops
Two Lips Tear Drops

Espero que os guste!!. 

I hope you like it!

 

 

Vamos con el paso a paso!
Come on with step by step!

Recortamos el papel de arroz y lo encolamos al huevo.
We cut the rice paper and glue it to the egg.

 

Le añadimos la rejilla, la cinta, la flor…
We add the grid, the ribbon, the flower…

Y los dewdrops, tanto arriba donde colocamos el colgador, como abajo entre la cinta enrollada.
And the dewdrops, both up where we place the hanger, and down between the rolled tape.

 

Y aquí vemos le resultado final!. Bonito, verdad?
And here we see the final result!. Pretty, isn’t it?



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!.

Canvas Guitar with Dew Drops by Angie Scrapchild

Hola saleros@s!!

Hello “saleros@s”!!

Materiales que vamos a utilizar :

Materials that we are going to use:
lienzo guitarra, dew drops,  pluma, stencil, pasta de textura, rotulador negro, sello, tintas.
canvas guitar, dew drops, pen, stencil, texture paste, black pen, stamp, inks.

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

The Robin´s Nest on line store will find:
Fall Gems Diamond Dew Drops
Sunflower Seeds Tear Dew Drops
Artsy Dew Drop
Amber Diamond Dew Drops

Espero que os guste!!. 

I hope you like it!

 
Vamos con el paso a paso!

Come on with step by step!

Entintamos el lienzo por los bordes del dibujo.
We ink the canvas by the edges of the drawing.

 

Aplicamos un sello de pentagramas por todo el canvas.
We apply a staff seal all over the canvas.

Añadimos nuestros dewdrops .
We add our dewdrops.

Repasamos el contorno de la guitarra con rotulador.
We round the contour of the guitar with pen.

Y añadimos más Dew Drops.
And we added more Dew Drops.

Añadimos un mensaje en 3d. Y lo adornamos con Dew Drops.
We added a message in 3d. And we adorned it with Dew Drops.

Y entintamos los bordes.
And we inked the edges.

 

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 Quick Shamrock Card

Hi Gals, it’s Karen here today. If you need the luck of the Irish, then follow along and I will show you how to make the cutest little shamrocks. I made a card with them but once you see how simple it is, then you can embellish anything for St. Patrick’s Day. All you need are green Tear Drops!

 

 

Directions:
1.  Cut a piece of pattern paper 1.5×5″

2.  Create 3 shamrocks with green tear drops.  To form a shamrock, first draw the stem with a green marker.  Then adhere 3 green tear drops to form the leaves.  Attach 3 shamrocks in a row on the patterned paper and set aside to dry.

3. Use a dotty embossing folder to add texture to the lower half of a green card base. Adhere the paper with shamrocks to the top section of the card.

4.  Use liquid glue to adhere round green Dew Drops to the center of small flowers.

5.  Attach a row of flowers along the top and lower edge of the rectangle.


Other Supplies:

  • dotty embossing folder
  • small flowers
  • green marker
  • patterned paper
  • green card base
  • liquid adhesive
Thanks for visiting. Come back soon!
If you would like to see more of Karen’s fun projects, stop by her blog Art & Soul.

Lovely Hearts Ornament

Hello, today I am on the blog with Robin’s Nest Designs using Dew Drops. I love the dew drops, they are so fun to use and I seem to be embellishing everything with them!

My first project this month is a Valentine Ornament that could be used as a card or tag for that someone special.

I used an image from Gecko Galz, white heart doily, a red doily, a burlap heart, kraft paper, red and white twine, and Love Birds Tear Drops.

I have to apologize for the white doily below, I used a heart but took a picture of a round doily. You know how you get in the zone when creating, I do that often then forget to take pictures, so I sometimes have to go back and try to recreate what I used and I only had one white heart doily!

I cut out my image then inked the edges with Distress Ink Vintage Photo, set it aside.
Then layer the red doily over the white one and glue, lay the burlap heart over the red/white doilies and glue down.
I then added the image to the center. I then laid this layered piece over the kraft paper and cut it along the edge following the heart shape. I then punched a hole in the top and strung it with the twine.
When everything was dry, I then add the red tear-shaped dew drops around the edge.
Your ornament/tag/card is now ready for giving! Be sure to stop back by for more art. XOXO Kelly

Mixed Media Tag with Watercolor and Dew Drops

Are you all feeling as ready for spring as I am?  Let’s make a mixed media tag to celebrate spring being around the corner.

Ingredients:
#5 Manila Tag
Stencil of your choice
Stencil paste (I used gray)
Distress Crayon in Antique Linen
Gelato in White
Busho Watercolor Powders
Stamps of your choice
Ink Black Onyx
Fine Point Sharpie
Dew Drops diamondstear drops and mini circles
Liquid Adhesive
Ribbon
Recipe:
 
1.  Add texture to your tag, using your stencil and texture paste.
2.  Let dry and add circles of watercolor resist using distress crayon and gelato.  Sprinkle with watercolor powder and mist with water.  Dry with an embossing gun.
3.  Add two additional colors, mist and dry.
4. Select stamps and stamp with alcohol inks.
5. Embellish with dew drops and draw embellishment lines.
6.  Finally add ribbon and any other embellishments you like.
Hope you enjoyed this project.  Pop on over to the Robins Nest and experience some #dewdroplove!  See you next time for another crafty recipe!

A Valentine’s Day Tag

Hello,  welcome to another tutorial. My post today is inspired by Valentine’s Day which is coming up next month. I love using a holiday as an excuse to design something new! I really love how this tag came out and it was really simple to make. The best part is I did some upcycling. The tag is cut out from the cardboard backing of a Bristol that finished and the heart is cut out from the front. Crafting really does not need to be expensive.

I have prepared a video tutorial for you showing exactly how I made this tag.  The supply list is as follows:

Dew Drops

Brown Dew Drops
Brown Tear Drops

Other supplies:

 

  • chipboard tag cut out
  • book paper cut in the shape of the tag
  • glue stick
  • Distress Ink – Vintage Photo & brush to apply
  • heart cut out
  • black gesso
  • white gesso
  • red acrylic painting – I used Americana Dark Scarlet
  • charcoal pencil
  • quote or sentiment
  • black ink pad and sponge – I used Versafine Black Onyx
  • raffia
  • Nuvo Embellishment Glue
Follow along in the video below:

 

 

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

Altered Mini Pots decorated with Dew Drops

Hola saleros@s!!

Hello “saleros@s”!!

Tenemos macetas viejas por ahí?, vamos a darles una nueva vida decorándolas!!

let’s put old pots out there?, let’s give them a new life by decorating them!!

 

Materiales que vamos a utilizar :


Materials that we are going to use:
maceteros, cuerda, dewdrops, teardrops, pistola de silicona, retales de tela, sello, tinta

pots, rope, dewdrops, teardrops, silicone gun, fabric remnants, stamp, ink

 

En la tienda on line de The Robin´s Nest encontraremos:

 

The Robin´s Nest on line store will find:
 
Espero que os guste!!. 
I hope you like it!!
 
 
Vamos con el paso a paso!
Come on with step by step!
 
 
Aplicamos silicona caliente con la pistola, y vamos pegando los dewdrops alrededor.

We apply hot silicone with the gun, and we stick the dewdrops around.

 
 
Añadimos un trozo de tela y un lazo de cuerda.

Add a piece of fabric and a rope bow.

 
Para el segundo, utilizamos la técnica del decopatch.
For the second, we use the decopatch technique.
 
Para el tercero, enrollamos nuestra cuerda alrededor y añadimos un lazo con dewdrops.
 For the third, we roll our rope around and add a loop with dewdrops.
Y para el último, aplicamos pasta de textura, y una vez seca, le aplicamos un sello y lo decoramos con dewdrops. Terminamos enrollando cuerda alrededor y un lazo.
And for the last one, we apply texture paste, and once it dries, we apply a seal and decorate it with dewdrops. We ended up wrapping rope around and a bow.
 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!.

Wishing that Spring would come with Dew Drops

Is anyone beside me thinking ahead to spring?  We’ve had a mild winter here in the Northwestern US.  I thought for today’s project, I would tackle a cute little bird house.  You can make this as small or as large as you wish.  The tear shaped dew drops make an awesome “tiled” roof, don’t they?

Ingredients:
Wooden Birdhouse – I used a small $1.00 size, but this could be made much bigger
Acrylic paint – pink and off white
Elmer’s School Glue
Tacky Glue
Dew Drops in Light Blue, Blue and Light Purple  Dew Drops Tear Drops (they look pink on the paint)
Vintage Lily of the Valley
Sheer Fuchsia Ribbon – 1 yard

First paint the birdhouse.  Paint with the base color.  I used pink (Hydrangea Pink).   Let the base coat dry.  Paint the entire house with Elmer’s School Glue and allow to dry until the surface is tacky.  Lightly paint over the glue with the off white paint (Antique White).  When it dries you have instant crackle paint.  Of course you could do this with you favorite crackle paint.  If you intend to use your birdhouse outside, you will need to finish your base surface to “weather proof it”.

Adhere the Dew Drops with an appropriate adhesive for the use.  I plan to use mine indoors so used Tacky Glue.  If you are using outdoors please use a water resistant glue.  Do one side of the roof at a time.  Keeping the roof as flat as possible (mine is propped up on a ribbon spool here).  This will keep the Dew Drops from sliding.  Let dry and do the other side.

 

Adhere the flowers to your house, keeping in mind whether it is to be used indoors or outdoors.  Finally add the ribbon.  Find the center of the ribbon and wrap it around the birdhouse, beginning at the front and ending with the ends in the front.  Tie a double knot tightly.  Wrap three lengths of ribbon loosely around your four fingers.  Pull off of fingers and twist in the middle.  Tie to the base wrap with another double knot.  Trim ends of ribbon used to wrap the base to the desired length.

 

Hope you are all having a blessed New Year and I’ll be back with some Valentine’s Day ideas on the 18th.

With my best wishes ~ Victoria