Saturday, September 23, 2017

Getting Ready for Halloween

Hello everyone!!  Kymona from Kreative Kymona here with a question for you.  How are you getting ready for Halloween?

Halloween is such a fun holiday. Its a time for children and adults to dress up and go tick or treating in the neighborhood.  Its also time for crafters to create and make amazing things to celebrate the holiday.

I decided to join in on the fun!!

Take a look at what I created:


Craft Fantastic Owl Trays in Antique Brass and Silver are perfect for this holiday season.  

For these necklaces, I used a free image that I found on the internet designed by Freepik to give the owls a spooky appearance.  Perfect for any Halloween costume or any outfit or for anyone who just simply loves Halloween. 

Have You Seen September Kit-Of-The-Month?

It's all about Halloween!! 



This kit comes with the Owl tray and tons of other goodies for you to create beautiful projects for Halloween. 

The September Kit-Of-The-Month is only available for the month of September.  The kit allows you to create 5 amazing projects.  All of the trays, charms, neckwear and graphics are included. 

There is limited quantities so don't miss out. 

So what do you think?  Would you consider creating necklaces for halloween? Please let me know below.  I would love to hear from you!!

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Today For A Little Something Different

Hi Everyone! Today I am doing a little something different for you. I am not bringing you a "finished project" but rather sharing information on something that has been asked about our Glaze And Glue. So I am going to share the testing and show you how it went.
 
The question has been asked as to whether you can use Glaze And Glue with fabric. So here are three different types of fabric I used for testing. The blue one is a very thin lace, the off white piece is a piece of eyelet fabric and the third is a little bit thicker piece of trim.
 

For the purpose of testing I am using medium square glass on all three fabric pieces. I have applied the Glaze And Glue to the flat side of the glass as I would normally do for paper and placed the glass on top of the fabric. I did apply more glue than I would have for paper. Big lesson here, the drying time is much longer for fabric. Whereas with paper when you apply pressure, you can feel it grip within a moment or two. With the fabric I kept applying pressure and the fabric would come right off. I ultimately set it aside to dry for a little bit (more like ten to fifteen minutes) and came back to it. But, once it had dried, it really held well! These next three pictures are during the drying time.




This next picture shows the three samples once dry. You can see they have that same magnified clarity as paper images once dry and that is pretty awesome looking.


I then trimmed around the pieces and am showing you the front and back of the dried samples below.


 
Did you find this imformation helpful? Do you have questions for us? Do you have followup questions on this information? Please feel free to leave questions and comments below and I will be happy to answer them for you!
 
Hugs,
 
Judy

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Best Fishes Masculine Birthday Card

Hi everybody! Kim here from My Kraft Kloset sharing another masculine project using these vintage looking typewriter letters from Craft Fantastic as a sentiment on my Dad's birthday card. You can see how versatile these products are on cards, scrapbook layouts, jewelry, key chains, planners, and more.


Let's get started:


I chose several scrap pieces from different nautical collections that I've been saving over the years. And did a little layering until I liked the design and adhered it to the card base.


I found using a 1" square punch kept all the Typewriter Keys Letters the same size and then adhered them to the card in a crossword like pattern with the Super Sticky Dots.


I came across an anchor die cut piece that I trimmed down to resemble a fishing hook. Added some bakers twine for the fishing line. Then added this silver dragonfly charm to resemble a shiny fishing lure. Because there are some amazing looking lures out there. Right?  I added a Super Sticky Dot on the back of the metal charm to adhere it in place.


Voila! Another great project using card making supplies and scraps, along with these wonderful Craft Fantastic  products, because they're not just for jewelry making anymore. Try them for yourself and you'll see. The possibilities are truly endless for so many craft projects!

Be sure to check out the Blog for more ideas and leave us a comment and let us know what you think of our projects. We’d love to hear from you.
Happy Birthday, Dad! Thanks for stopping by!

-Kim Klinkovsky @mykraftkloset 

Friday, September 15, 2017

Sentiment Necklaces Giveaway Winners

Hello everyone!!  Kymona from Kreative Kymona here to announce the 5 Sentiment Necklaces Giveaway Winners.


First let me say Thank you so much for stopping by and leaving a comment.  I truly appreciate it. Creating these necklaces was so much fun and I'm so happy to share them with all of you.

I wish I could give everyone one, but I can't.  I will have another giveaway in the future so stay tune if you aren't a winner today.

Are you ready?










Yayyyy!!  Congratulations ladies!!  Please send me an email (kreativekymona@gmail.com) with your mailing address so that I can get your goodies out to you.

Plus, the majority of you asked for the same necklace so some of you will have to pick another one.

Once again thank you for playing along with me.  I hope this encourage you to try to make these necklaces yourself.  Its easy as one, two, three!!

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

"BOO" PART TWO

Greetings and welcome to BOO part two!!! Halloween is approaching and I'm so excited about the 2 new IMAGE SHEETS available now on the CRAFT FANTASTIC website.  They are both HALLOWEEN! 



I used the stackable SLIDE BANGLE BRACELT antique brass along with the MINI ROUND DUO SIDE TRAYS antique brass with MINI GLASS ROUNDS to create these SPOOKTACULAR bracelets! 







Other products used in this project are:

CRAFT FANTASTIC GLAZE AND GLUE
SMALL JUMP RINGS antique brass
SUPER STICKY DOTS
The spider charms are from Tim Holtz and the pictured dark brown copic marker was used to color the charms to match the bangles as they are not quite silver or brass but some sort of mixture of both.  By adding color with the copic marker it helped to make the spiders closer in color to the bangle.

Once I picked out the images I wanted to use from the new HALLOWEEN MINI AND SMALL GLASS SIZES image sheet I used the FANTASTIC GLAZE AND GLUE to adhere to the MINI GLASS ROUNDS.  Once dry I cut the images out and inserted them into the MINI ROUND DUO TRAYS using the exact same image on both sides.  I also could have put a different image on the backside but thought doing them all the same would look great!




I then attached the charm and tray to each bangle using the SMALL JUMP RINGS antique brass.
Liz from JunqueDrawerDesigns.  Hope you enjoy this project!

Saturday, September 9, 2017

How to Create Sentiment Necklaces + Giveaway

Hello everyone!!  Kymona from Kreative Kymona here today to share with you how to create sentiment necklaces using pattern paper.

How many of us have tons of pattern paper sitting around our house doing nothing with?  Let me see those hands!!  I have both of my hands up because I have two boxes of pattern paper that I haven't done anything with since I bought them.  Why am I hoarding them?  I bought them to use them so I decided today would be that day!!

Let me show you what I mean:


Aren't these statement means just amazing!!  Well I used patten paper from a collection I bought last year called Warm & Cozy by Jen Hadfield.  Yes, last year and I never even open it until today.

Silly Me!!!

Let's take a look:


I absoutley love how these necklaces turn out!! They say so much in such a simple way!!  

Creating them was so easy, I could make a ton more!!

Here's how I created them:

  • Decide on which tray you want to use.  I used the Extra Large Round Pendant Antique Brass Tray with the XLarge Glass Rounds and the Puffy Square Pendant Silver Kit.
  • Then decided on the sentiments you want to use from the pattern paper you have in your stash.  I went with warm sentiments since the fall is approach and we all need a little bit more coziness.
  • I added Fantastic Glaze and Glue to the glasses and placed them on top of the cut out sentiments. 
  • Let that set for a couple of seconds.  
  • Press down to make sure the glue doesn't have bubbles and is pretty sturdy on the paper. 
  • Using a q-tip clean the excess glue from around the glass then cut the excess paper away. 
  • Place two Fantastic Super Sticky Dots in the extra large trays and one in the square trays.
  • Remove the backing and place the glasses in each tray.
  • Choose the neckwear, I used the 24" Ball Silver Chain and the 24" Ball Antique Brass Chain for these pieces. 
Totally doable and so worth it!!

Lets take a closer look:


These make me so happy!! I'm hoping to make some of you happy!!  

Giveaway Time:

Yayyy!!  I'm doing a giveaway of all of these pieces. Yes, all of them.  

Here's what you have to do:

  • Leave a comment below with the necklace you would like to win. 
  • The deadline to leave a comment is September 13, 2017 EST by 12midnight.
  • 5 random winner will be chosen and announced on September 15, 2017.
  • Good Luck!

Let's take another look before you decide on which one:





So what do you think?  Would you consider creating necklaces with a sentiment? Please let me know below.  I would love to hear from you!!

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Follow so that you don't miss out on any of the creative ideas, deals and new goodies that appear in the store.

Thank you so much for stopping by!!

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

More Fall Fun With Craft Fantastic

Here in New Mexico there is an awesome event every Labor Day Weekend at the Santo Domingo Pueblo. This event is a favorite for me every year. Literally hundreds of artisans from many different pueblos have their work for sale. I would have brought photos for you to see this amazing event but there is no photography allowed. What I wish I could do justice in describing to you is the amazing array of color in all the incredible jewelry that you see. And very prevalent among the various artists is earthtones, beautiful stonework, turquiose, lapis, jade, hematite, to name just a few. One of the things I really love about our Craft Fantastic products is that ability to create so many different things and we are really only limited by our imaginations. You will have to stay tuned for some amazing things that will be coming up, but for today, here is something sparkly!

So lets get started. I chose the following to work with: watchface tray, medium glass round, faux leather necklace, fantastic super sticky dots and a few nail polish choices.

On the flat side of your jewelers glass first give a coat of clear nail polish that contains some kind of something extra, like glitter, flecks, etc. On this piece I used several different special effects coats including one that is an iridescent glitter. Let dry. Remember this is really the coat that will show the most so you can even layer several coats to build up your effect. Next pick out a deep shade of polish. This willl actually be your backing color. I have chosen black this time to let the colors of the top layers stand out. You really don't want to be able to see through this last coat so if you need to give a second coat, do so but definitely let your layers dry between coats. Once dry, simply apply fantastic super sticky dots to the watchface pendant tray and adhere your glass. I chose to finish the piece with one of our black faux leather necklaces.




I love that you can use this pendant on either side, getting double the wear out of it!

II really love how this piece turned out. Do you like it? I would love to see what you create!
 
Hugs,
 
Judy