Monday, March 27, 2017

March Projects Plus a PHOTO TUTORIAL
By Kavitha

Hello 2crafty fans, 
 Kavitha here today to share my March projects.This month I
 have a couple of layouts and a canvas to share.

"Magical Garden"

I created a mysterious/magical garden theme layout on
a black background with metallic colors. 2Crafty has lots of
 beautiful flourish designs which are my absolute favorite
and I have used quiet a lot of them in this layout.

The large leafy vine is heat embossed with blue shabby embossing enamel,
I cut them up into two pieces and used among my floral cluster.

I have also used the corner twisted vines with
my embellishment cluster in the corner.

2Crafty chipboards used:
Angel Wings
Corner Twisted Vine
Large Leafy Vine
Ava's Frame
Addy's Butterflies


The main highlight of this layout is Angie's vines. It is so beautiful and big 
enough to cover a lot of area. I heat embossed it using
brown sugar embossing powder, cut up the biggest one into two pieces
and used them on all three sides around the photo.

I heat embossed lattice leaf with gold and used among the floral arrangement.
Finished off the layout with the title "Dream" which is heat embossed with white.

2Crafty Chipboards used:
Angie's vines
Lattice leaf
Mini word set #2

"Living the Dream" - Canvas tutorial

My last project is a canvas with a short tutorial.
I applied a thick coat of black gesso over the canvas and sprinkled some art stones.
Once it dried I arranged an old paint brush, clay/metal embellishments
along with 2crafty chipboard. I gave it another coat of black gesso for the whole canvas.

With a dry brush I colored the raised areas with dark velvet
and watermelon mist acrylic colors

Now for the highlight I used rose gold and violet gold opal magic paints.

2Crafty chipboards used:
Corner thick vine
Living the dream
Moroccan panel 6x6


Thank you for stopping by.

Saturday, March 25, 2017

March Inspiration Projects by Jaya Raghuvanshi

Hello 2Crafty Fans!

Jaya here with you all today and I have a few projects I made using the gorgeous
2Crafty Chipboards to share with you all. 

My first project is this Canvas.

"You Make Me Happy"

Close up pics-

 I painted the circle revolution frames in emerald green acrylic paints. I covered the
 flower doily in black gesso and dabbed some gold paint here and there for a little highlight. 

The title chipboard has been covered in white gesso. I love how the
white pops against the dark background. 

The Decorative Rod chipboard has once again been covered in white gesso. Once it was dry I applied some soft gel on it and sprinkled some blue fine glitter. I love the sparkly look so much .

2Crafty Chipboard used-

You make me happy when the skies are grey- Title
Flower Doilies
6"Circle revolution frame
Decorative Rod set 1

My next project is this layout


 Some close ups-

I covered the title chippie in white gesso . I like the look of this line word in white running all across my page.

How absolutely adorable is that  Intricate Sea horse chippie! I totally love it. I think it looks amazing!

 The Handrawn heart and Whispy Dandelions chippies have been covered in white gesso and while it was still wet to touch I sprinkled some sparkling powder on top of it. Once dry, I sprayed the centers with mist.

2Crafty Chippies used-

Frame Handrawn hearts
Line words- Goodtimes- borders
Whispy Dandelions
Intricate seahorses

And one more project-


Close ups-

2Crafty Chipboards used-

Frame Handrawn hearts
Precious title 

Thanks for stopping by today.
Have a great day!

Thursday, March 23, 2017

March inspiration by Ingrid

Hello there 2crafty friends! 
Ingrid here with an art journal spread and a canvas layout.
Today I want to show you that 2crafty chipboard is perfect to create some texture on your project! 


For this spread I used some plaster, chipboard, lace, mesh and fabric to create some texture.
Added some of my favorite colors and made a peaceful little scenery.
Just recently started Yoga and totally love it!

These Turkish Lace Panel chippies make great texture!

All of the plaster and mesh.

Here is the plaster that I used, bought at a hobby store.
Just tore up some pieces and glued them on the journal.
A bit messy but I sooo love the effect!

 Some leafy twig branches, painted with gesso.

The Sharon butterfly.

I liked cutting up the Turkish Lace Panel and used some of the small bits here and there.

More texture!

2Crafty Chipboard used:
Leafy Twig Branches
Panel Turkish Lace
Sharon Butterflies

And here is my second project:

A canvas layout with a photo of my oldest daughter.
She just left the nest last year and is planning her wedding for this July. So exciting! 


For this project I also used chipboard to create some texture.
Here I used the Circle Lace Panel which I cut up in small pieces and placed them around my canvas.
Painted all with gesso before adding all the pints.
Once dry, I used a sponge to give it a coat with some gesso.

Added the gesso after the paints, to let the chipboard stand out more.
Placed a pearl in some centers.

A piece of the Lattice Leaf set.

Added some threads to create more texture.

A lovely small Sharon butterfly.

The Lucy frame got a coat with gesso first.
Painted the frame and added some embossing powder.
Randomly added some gesso as a final touch.

This piece of the fine word set got a coat with black acrylic paint.

A lovely tulle flower.

A small cluster of chipboard, threads and flowers on the top of the canvas.

Even the smallest pieces of the chipboard can be used!
This is a piece of the circle lace panel.

2Crafty Chipboard used:
Frame Lucys Flourish
Lattice Leaf Set
Circle Lace Panel
Sharon Butterflies
Fine Word Set

Have a wonderful day and see you next time! 
Ingrid xxx