Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Prima 2016-2017 Design Team Call






Welcome to my submission to the Prima Design Team Call.

Prima has 5 craft arenas this term and I am displaying what I feel is the best of my work in each area. I have also included a slideshow at the end of the arenas to showcase more of my work that will demonstrate my versatility and style.

I hope you enjoy and thank you for stopping by!

1. Cards, Tags, Layouts

French Riviera Layout for the Frank Garcia Design Team Featured at CHA 2016


Tales of You and Me Layout for the Frank Garcia Design Team

Cartographer Layout for the Frank Garcia Design Team with Video (below)



Prima Florals, Lace, Mechnicals


French Riviera Tag for the Frank Garcia Design Team featuring the Julie Nutting Stamp Sea Sally
Tales of You and Me Tag for the Frank Garcia Design Team with video (below)


Prima Evita Butterfly, Lace and Mechanicals

Prima Evita Butterfly, Lace and Mechanicals

French Riviera Tag Mini Album for the Frank Garcia Design Team









2. Home Decor, DIY

Altered Heart Box- Prima Florals

Altered Altoid Tin
Inside of Altered Altoid Tin
Altered Printers Tray
Artists Trading Blocks


3. Mixed Media, Altered Projects, Jewelry
Mixed Media Portrait Painting using Jamie Dougherty's Sharon Stencil (Video Below)





Portrait Painting using Mechanicals


3 D Dress Form Canvas Won Prima BAP August 2015



Tales of You and Me Dress Form Canvas for the Frank Garcia Design Team featured at CHA 2016

Altered Box featuring Prima Florals (Video Below)

Mixed Media Canvas featuring Julie Nutting Stamp Rita

4. Bible Journaling, Planners, Journals

This is a sample of work I did for BoBunny with their Pocket Journal/ Pocket Page Products. You can also see more examples of Planner and Journal work here and here.









5. Videos & Step by Steps

I have posted some of my videos beneath the projects they were created for. 
You can find my YouTube Channel Here 

I have created a slide show to display more of my work to demonstrate my style further and showcase my versatility. 





Thank you so much for taking the time to view my work. It is my greatest joy in life to create and my work emantes from my soul. I am forever grateful for the gift of art and the ability to inspire...



























Tuesday, April 26, 2016

ATC's Design Team Project - Scraps of Darkness Online Store

Hello Friends! 

Today I am sharing a design team project for the Scraps of Darkness Online Store. Did you know in addition to our monthly kit club you can shop for all your artful treasures in our store? You don't have to be a kit club member to do this- all are welcome!
You can find our kits here in the store.

AS IF that isn't enough we have a wonderful community on Facebook you can find here. I mention the community because we have an ATC swap hosted on a regular basis. I chose to do some ATC's for my design team project this month and these little beauties are for my partner Sarah Routledge. (Hope she likes them!)

I love art dolls. They are so fun to work with. I have a ton of files of all different dolls and I mix them up creating a full body out of all different parts. It is so fun! ( ooops I already said that!)

I used the beautiful Blue Fern Chelsea Vines found in our store here.
I painted them in Silks Stargazer found in the store here and then I embossed them in Encrusted Jewels Gold found here. In addition to embossing in the gold I sprinkled on Spruce Willis Prills and then embossed. I love the effect it created on the leaves.


ATC by Lisa Novogrodski for the Scraps of Darkness On Line Store
I also embossed the Vintaj Arte Metal. I used them as glasses on this doll but they are a buckle of sorts. I used these on each doll and we still have some in the shop right here. You can see the effects on the leaves and the metal in my close up. I also machine stitched around all my ATC's. 

ATC by Lisa Novogrodski for the Scraps of Darkness On Line Store

I used the Blue Fern Chelsea Vines again and this time painted it in Silks Nutmeg found here. I also embossed the buckle again in the Gold Encrusted Jewels and Prills.  The buckle is also the Vintaj Arte Metal.
ATC by Lisa Novogrodski for the Scraps of Darkness On Line Store
Can you see the texture on the buckle? So cool!

ATC by Lisa Novogrodski for the Scraps of Darkness On Line Store
On this last ATC and I think this one is my favorite... I again used the Blue Fern and painted it in Silks Wisteria. We don't have any Silks left in this color but there is a beautiful Rasberry Wine that would work.

ATC by Lisa Novogrodski for the Scraps of Darkness On Line Store
Once again I embossed the buckle. I also used Art Glitter in Violet found here to add sparkle to this ATC. To finish off my ATC's I did some random stamping in the background, splattering and hemp cord. These are items I acquired through past Scraps of Darkness/ Elegance kits!

ATC by Lisa Novogrodski for the Scraps of Darkness On Line Store

Hope you guys like my ATC's and are inspired to make some of your own! 
Thanks so much for stopping by... see you soon. :)





Monday, April 25, 2016

Tales of Us - Frank Garcia Design Team

Hello Friends! 
Today I'm up on the Prima Blog sharing a design team project for the Frank Garcia Design Team. I'm using the Tales of You and Me collection and the beautiful Memory Hardware for my layout.

I thought it would be fun to construct and envelope theme as my layout base and I used the Montmartre Latches as a mock closure. I've tucked in ripped pieces of paper and mailing/ postage ephemera from the collection to further enhance my design.


Tales of Us Layout by Lisa Novogrodski for the Frank Garcia Design Team

I love to layer. That's my thing. You won't really find me doing lighter papers with lots of paints and misting work to make my own background as is the trend these days. I enjoy the pattern of paper and love contrast. I add my interest by using lots of layers, mixing patterns and finding unique ways to use the embellishments. I adore the LaVie Antique Cloche. I rubbed off the word that was on it and embossed the metal portion. I simply cut out the Tales of Us from one of the papers to place underneath it.
Tales of Us Layout by Lisa Novogrodski for the Frank Garcia Design Team
And of course of I love florals. Can't have too many of those!

Tales of Us Layout by Lisa Novogrodski for the Frank Garcia Design Team

A peek at the top of the envelope with a mix of paper and embellishments.

Tales of Us Layout by Lisa Novogrodski for the Frank Garcia Design Team

...More florals....

Tales of Us Layout by Lisa Novogrodski for the Frank Garcia Design Team

I created tags by die cutting the pattern paper and tucking them in. 

Tales of Us Layout by Lisa Novogrodski for the Frank Garcia Design Team

I'm not one to use embellishments as they come packaged. I broke the latch apart and used one piece on the envelope flap and the other on the photo. Both were embossed and painted for a grungy worn look.

Tales of Us Layout by Lisa Novogrodski for the Frank Garcia Design Team

Thanks so much for stopping by. You can find all the supplies I used below.



Supplies:

582975-Royal Menagerie 6 x 6 Stencil
580506- Archivist Lineage Flowers
565596- Engraver Flowers
580872- Timeless Memories Retrospect Flowers
586300- Tales of You and Me Flowers
575854- Cigar Box Secrets Stamp
990916 Tales of You an Me Chipboard
579098 - Archivist Chipboard
583675 - Tales of You and Me Chipboard
990336 -  Memory Hardware Montmartre Latches
990312-  Memory Hardware LaVie Antique Cloches
990817 - Tales of You and Me Contes De Toi et Moi
990848 - Tales of You and Me Beaute Cachee
990800 - Tales of You and Me Notre Jardin Secret
573836 - Tea Stain Bloom Spray
573737 - Cotton Candy Bloom Spray
573904 - Peony Bloom Spray


Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Scraps of Darkness and Scraps of Elegance April Kits

Hello Friends-

The newest kits from Scraps of Darkness and Elegance are now available in our on line store!

If you have not had a chance to visit and see what we have going on this month here is a look at the Main Kit for Scraps of Darkness- "Travel Stories Kit"


A perfect kit for documenting travel, masculine layouts and cards if thats your thing!
You can find it here
We still have a few kits left with some pattern paper add ons!

The Main Kit from Scraps of Elegance this month is titled: "Wonderful"
You can find it here



We still have some kits and add on's available.... You can find them in the shop here.

 
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