Friday, July 19, 2019

49 and Market "This is One" Featuring Serendipitous Layered Embellishment Set

Hello Lovelies!! I am here today to showcase 49 and Markets brand new embellishments. This one is The Serendipitous Layered Embellishment Set. The embellishments are clear acetate plastic pieces,  Epoxy coated stones, and glitter acetate pieces. Some of them are layered for a beautiful dimensional look. I started with the background paper from the Serendipitous paper collection. There was no need for me to ink or color the paper because the design on this paper has it all. I added some stamping using Gabi's Line Stitch around the border. 

The gears are clear layered acetate. And the little stones on the clock are epoxy. 

Some crafters think trying to shoot a project with plastic is hard because of the glare, but I had no problem at all. I barely saw any glare when I hit it just the right way. 

The leaves and viney plants are simply divine. They add that perfect filler  for flowers. The flowers are from the newest collection. Wildflowers in Ginger. I only used 2 pieces from the collection. And it was enough to finish off this layout. A little grunge, a little earthy. 

I hope you give the new embellishments a try. I know  you're going to love them! I know I do!

 49 and Market products used. 

Serendipitous Rain Storm 

 Flowers: Wild Flowers in Ginger

Laser Cut Shapes:
 Frame Set N 03

Wishing Bubbles:
Minty Breeze

Gabi's Line Stitches
Gabi's Butterflies are Free

Layered Embellishment Set:

Thursday, July 4, 2019

49 and Market "Treasure"

Hello there!! Who says that grunge has to be bold??  Not me. I softened up the bold and beautiful papers from the Vintage Remnants paper collection with lovely flowers from different collections. And with the cut outs and extra scrap pieces from the background papers, I created some rolled roses to tuck in between the leaves and flowers. I edges the rolled roses in ink, dipped the edges in glue and rolled them in some diamond dust for sparkle. I simply created a garden cluster around the framed photo.

I love the archival board. Using paint, I watered it down a bit and created an ombre effect using the more concentrated paint on the tops. For the corner cluster, I mixed paper rolled roses, flowers and pieces of Laser Cut Shapes. The butterflies were printed on cardstock and cut out in different sizes. I scattered them around the page.

I die cut leaves and vines, colored them with sprays, and tucked them under and around the beautiful flowers. I love mixing the flowers from the different collections. They blend together so beautifully. I created the rolled roses out of the scrap paper that was left over from background paper. I dipped them in a little bit of glue, then into Diamond Dust for glisten and glitter. I added wishing bubbles to the centers. Save those scraps!!

I used the flower clusters to frame the photo. I popped the frames up from the background, by die cutting 2 frames and layering one on top of the other. This gives the whole layout some depth.

Here is the closeup showing the 2 frames layered. I used some small pieces of corrugated cardboard in between the frames, then attached it to the background.

Thank you for joining me today.  I hope you have been inspired to create your own projects using the gorgeous product from 49 and Market. Cruise through the blog for more Design Team Inspiration! You will not be disappointed.

49 and Market Products Used:

Vintage Remnants 2 
Vintage Remnants 6

Vintage Shades Botanical Blends Yellow
Stargazers Lemon drop
Seaside Blooms Aloe

Laser Cut Shapes:
Frame Set N 03

Wishing Bubbles:
Minty Breeze

6x6 Archival Board:


Prima Forest leaves die
Sizzix Ornate Frame die
Diamond Dust
Lindy's Stamp Gang Starburst spray
Memory Box Botanical Stem die

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Violet Dreams by Lisa Gregory

It may be raining, and the clouds have darken the sky where I am today, but as long as I have my 49 and Market gorgeousness to play with, the sun shines in my heart!! The paper is Misty Breeze is from the new Serendipitous Mini collection. The range of colors in this collection is beautiful. I chose to work with the violets on this layout. My absolute favorite color! I prepped the background with some masking and texture paste, and stamping. The colors in the paper are so beautiful, there was no need to add any more color, except on the masking. I finished the layout off with the sweet Wishing Bubbles in Grape Soda. They really pop off the page (no pun intended!!)

I simply love how the flowers just hug the photo of my grandaughter. She loves chasing dragonflies in the yard, so I had to add the sweet dragonfly from the laser cut sheet of elements. Some of the blue flowers on the layout were originally white. To match some of the blues in the paper, I colored them using Lindy's Stamp Gang spray, and I also colored some in purple using Impasto paint. They match beautifully with the 49 and market Violet Wild Flowers. The matching possibilities are endless with the white flowers.

There are also a couple of the butterflies as well. I love that you can layer the wings and make them look so realistic. I just tucked them both into the floral clusters I created. They add such sweetness to the layout.

This is a closeup of the sweet dragonfly. If you just adhere the body to the page, you can lift the wings and tail to add beautiful dimension. I am requesting more winged creatures in future collections. They are simply magical!!

 Thank you for joining me today. I hope you are inspired to create a magical paper garden of your own, using 49 and Market products.

49 and Market Products Used:
Paper: Serendipitous Misty Breeze and Vintage Artistry 6x6 paper pad

Flowers: Garden Seeds in Sea Breeze/Botanical Blends in Snow/Wild Flowers in Violet/ Flower Mini Series in Violet

Wishing Bubbles: Grape Soda

Stamps: Gabis Butterflies are Free set

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

49 and Market "Framed in Flowers"

 Hello my lovelies. I hope you are inspired by the beauty, of one of the new 49 and Market mini collections. Ethereal. The collection features soft pinks, peach, soft grey blues,  and a splash of lavender. And lets not forget the laser cuts. Wow...They simply blow me away how gorgeous they look paired with the flowers. I used 2 of the same paper for this layout, showing front and backside, because they are both so beautiful! I split the paper in half and curled back the top, and added eyelets to the bottom, and laced through some 5 ply jute cording.

This closeup features some of the laser cuts mingling with the flowers. They pair and blend so beautifully! I cut one of the flowers in half and tucked both halves on either side of the framed photo. Besides the leafy clusters, there are also single leaves. I crinkle them a bit for a more realistic look, then tucked them under the flowers.

Building layers is so easy and so much fun adding depth to your projects when you use the laser cuts and flowers together. The viney leaves in the Ethereal laser cut collection look so real! They are beautiful! Tuck them here and there and EVERYWHERE!!! Can never have enough greens in your floral clusters. Or butterflies and dragonflies either!!

This is just a close up showing the depth that can be achieved from layering. A little bit of mixed media rounds out the whole layout.

I used eyelets and Jute Cording to tie the ripped peice back together.

Thank you for joining me this week at 49 and Market...

49 and Market products used:
5 Ply Jute Cording
Ethereal Whisper paper
Country Blooms: Blush
Vintage Shades Botanical Blends: Orchid

Sunday, May 19, 2019

49 and Market "Framed in Flowers"

I want to share with you, how I absolutely adore one of the new mini collections from 49 and Market. Serendipitous is simply awesome in many ways.  To create my dimensional layout,  I cut out around the inside perimeter  of the paper using only the image of the frame. I adhered it to a piece of corrugated cardboard and cut out the middle of the cardboard. Then I adhered it onto another piece of corrugated cardboard and painted the exposed cardboard with black gesso. The result was a 12x12 shadowbox look to it. Then the embellishing began!!

For the Frame I used Dusty Attic's  small Garden Tile Frame and rubbed it with Brilliance wax in Lucky Emerald, then for more shimmer, rubbed in some Pearlex Powdered Pigments in Brilliant Yellow. 

I absolutely love doing floral clusters, mixing the beautiful flowers with the cutouts from the Laser Cut Sheet of elements from the collection. The viney leaves are simply divine!! 

Just to give the layout a little of a French Country feel, I added a couple pieces of the Archival Board to the inside corners because it reminded me of chicken wire screen. I rubbed it with the Brilliance wax in Lucky Emerald, then dabbed on some Tim Holtz distress paint in yellow. 

Thank you for joining me today. I hope you were inspired!! 

49 and Market Products Used:
Serendipitous Collection Pack
Vintage Artistry Flora and Fauna Cut Out Sheet

Wild Flowers Ginger
Country Blooms, Tangerine
Vintage Shades Botanical Blends Yellow
Flower Mini Series 01 Tangerine

6x6 Archival Board :

Other Products Used:
Dusty Attic chipboard

Saturday, May 4, 2019

49 and Market...Love Knows No Boundaries

Hello Lovelies...I am coming to you this week with some 49 and Market inspiration using the Captured Adventures collection. I love that it can be used for so many themes. It could be very nautical, and is the reason I chose a photo taken at the beach. But use it for your travel photos!! It is the perfect addition to your paper stash!

For the title on the layout, I used the phrase from the strip of paper that normally would be thrown out. I love that 49 and Market does something with each strip to add to your projects. I layered it on a piece of left over paper and popped it up on the page with some pop dots. This adds wonderful dimension.

My layouts are usually pretty chunky and would go best in a shadow bow, or free standing. I love to layer for a dimensional look. Not only layering the papers, but building layers with flowers, embellishments and chipboard. I want my floral clusters to stand out as if tit were a real garden. 

The laser cut shapes are wonderful to layer and embellish. I added an eyelet to the tag and used a string from the burlap to loop through it. I also used a piece of string from the burlap that I tied around the ticket. then popped both off of the page using pop dots.

Here is a file I created of the dragonflies used in the layout. Just click, save, print and fussy cut. I used Sakura 3D Crystal Lacquer and while it was still wet I sprinkled some Twinklets Diamond Dust  on it for sparkle.

Thank you for visiting today. I look forward to inspiring you with all of the wonderful product from 49 and Market. You can visit my blog for more details and closeups and a special treat.

49 and Market Products Used:
Captured Adventures paper: Eclectic Pieces and Faraway Land
Flowers: Garden Seeds in Seabreeze , Cotton Blooms in Linen and Blossom Blends in Seabreeze
Captured Laser Cut Shapes
Archival Board: Memories Captured
Burlap Ribbon Roll in Natural

Other Products used:
Lindy's Stamp Gang/ Whale Watch Blue Shimmer Spray and Sidewalk Chalk Flat Fabio
The Crafters Workshop Mini Butterfly Collage designed by Janene Meyerowitz
Twinklets Diamond Dust
Sakura 3D Crystal Lacquer

Friday, April 19, 2019

49 and Market "Cherish Moments"

Hello beautiful friends! Sometimes I just want to create a page that screams French Vintage. Small floral bouquets mixed with a  little bit of texture, and just a feeling that is light and airy. I achieved this with the new 49 and Market Bold and Beautiful collection and mixed a couple of different flower packages to create my floral clusters. The background was textured using crackle texture paste and a Finnabair Swirly Florals stencil, then used Lindys Stamp Gang colors in Alpine Ice Rose starburst spray and Starburst colorshot in Yellow Rose of Texas, to bring out the beautiful colors in the flowers. I fussy cut around the flowers in Writings on the Wall paper and layered it over To the Point paper, popping it off of the page with corrugated cardboard. 

I layered all of the flowers and embellishments on top of a Sizzix Alterations Distressed Doily die that I cut from a piece of scrap left over from the paper I fussy cut. I then placed the whole cluster on the edge of the page.

I used the Laser Cut frame for my photo, and layered it with various Archival board that I heat embossed with a soft pink embossing powder. I then created a small floral cluster for the corner mixing Laser Cut flowers with a paper flower and a stamp from the Bold and Beautiful Laser Cut pack. 

The tiny Archival butterflies were painted yellow and added to the cluster, and it was all topped off with a digital butterfly from a collection I created. The butterflies were printed out on white cardstock. and cut out. I added some dots, covered the whole butterfly with 3D Crystal Lacquer, and while the lacquer was still wet, I dipped the bottom portion in Twinklets Diamond Dust
 for added sparkle. Crystal Lacquer is water based and non toxic.

Thank you for joining me today. I hope you are inspired. 

If you haven't already grabbed my butterfly file before, here it is again. 

49 and Market Products used:
Paper: Bold and beautiful  Writings on the Wall/To the Point

6x6 Archival Board: Treasure
6x6 Archival Board: Happy Moments

Flowers: Stargazers Lemon Drop
Blossom Blends Watermelon
Vintage Shades Botanical Blends Yellow

Laser Cut Shapes:
Bold and  Beautiful

Stamps: Pascale's 3x4 Form Stamp

Thursday, April 4, 2019

"Captured" 49 and Market featuring Vintage Remnants Collection

 Hello beautiful friends. The gorgeous papers from the Vintage Remnants collection are easy to dress up. After mounting the 12x12 paper onto a piece of corrugated cardboard, I wet, and pulled back the edges of the paper,then  edge distressed it using the blade of a scissor. Once it dried, I painted the exposed cardboard and the distressed edges with white gesso  I used a little texture paste with the Iris Tapestry Stencil Mask by Prima, and  Lindys Starburst sprays in Delphinium   Turquoise  and Belles of Ireland Green for color.  The  stamping was done with  Pascale’s Rations Stamp set.  Then the layering began...Each layer of paper was mounted on corrugated cardboard  and distressed the same way, building the layers for dimension. 

The beautiful vine from the Archival Board "Love" and the , and the lacey trim from the Archival Board "Treasure", were  both treated with texture paste, and then colored with Silks pearlized acrylic paint. 

I  mixed  some Art Stones and microbeads together using soft gel, and tucked them under the cascade of Stargazer flowers. I also tucked some moss in a few places to give the layout an earthy feel. 

You can see the multiple layers I used to create dimension. I love the rustic feel of the corrugated cardboard under the papers. And saving the planet one piece of cardboard at a time is good for the earth!!  

When creating the layers, I placed a few pieces of cardboard in between each layer to build it up. These types of layouts look gorgeous in a shadowbox type frame. It is like a 12x12 piece of art preserved under glass. 

I also created a butterfly file for your personal use. Just right click, save image to your computer and print on white cardstock.   For the layout, I cut them out, finger painted some Icicle Stickles on them and painted the antennae with a black Sharpie. I added some speckles on the wings using the Sharpie. 

Thank you for joining me for your daily inspiration!

49 and Market Products Used