DIY Divided Page Protectors and Shaker pockets WITHOUT a Fuse tool!

Hi Friends! Did you see the nifty looking Fuse tool from We R Memory Keepers that debuted at CHA this year? It is a hot tool that allowed you to make shaker pockets or divided page protectors (like…

Source: DIY Divided Page Protectors and Shaker pockets WITHOUT a Fuse tool!

paper embroidery feather

Using heavy water color paper. draw your feather of glue a photo of feather to paper to follow your color patterns. I use an Aul, to pre poke the holes make sure you have plenty of space between holes so you don’t tear new holes or over side an hole. its pretty easy you can do backstitching works good or reusing a stiched hole already in place.  then added beads ..fun and pretty. also made a green book mark. working on more of these everyone seems to want these…

my green feather book mark  . I love the colors light and dark greens, and crystal glass beads in the center. beads are all  Glass seed Beads…………….

 

Working on an Victorian type journal

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Flip Envelope Journal

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4 or more envelopes

attach your envelopes  spray stamp or paint.

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flip envelope book you can make into a SCRAP BOOK or a JOURNAL.

I used this beautiful paper from Recollections signature paper pad collection…. then used some decorative tape on the edges. and added paper snaps and string to open and close it.

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stamped the env and added papers

I add some paper for either photos or journaling.. I plan on adding photo card and placing it in the envelope with the bike photo.flips open left to right.

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Memories has an envelope slot to add more fun items………

Also added papers to the inside of env…..  LOVE THE LIVE SIMPLY… statement

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more pockets ….

I have a thing about feathers , its a sign of angels watching over us. so I added a plastic window with Feathers made of paper in it…. I still have so much more art work and things to do.. but thought Id share this now…

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flip side

 

Recollections signature paper pad collection

save those Clementines creates?…

OKAY so cool to turn into caddys .  used homemade glue.. {look in search my blog} and glue paper towels to create helps keep it sturdy and helps cover up the staples they use. do as many layers as you like. painted mine black to go with the napkin collage design . make sure you peel the 2 layers of paper off the napkins first.

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pencil , pen, paint brush holder… in the tube glued to the frame wood piece.

peeled the layer of napkins and glued with my glue mix to paper towel…. pretty napkin design….  This holder is made for holding all my book sewing things. painted sides black

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Glued napkins to sides  and then painted the sides black..

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a better view…

 

What is she up too now?

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homemade glue, paper towels,  black paint ,napkins  ,card board paper holder…….

check out this on making books

making homemade books

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drilling holes with rotary tool

 

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2. choose threads

Choose a book thread color for your book….

 

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Choose red sew up then back down . as shown

 

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This is a close up of a green one.. sewn…

5. glue 6 sections of 5 page signtures

5 pages sewn together . makes 6 sets of these. then we glue sets… glue edges and place it one on top of the other.lining the edges even

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lined up and glued  then added the matt board cover top and back .

9 using my rotor sanding tool to sand edges even all 3 sides of book

.Sanding the edges so its even rotary dremel tool…..{  LOVE THIS TOOL }

Just a few of the books I made….

Black and white with RED 2

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I took a photo of the art work ,   I love the way her hair came out , I used texture paste and mixed black  acrylic paint  in then drew her hair with a stylus tip….I gave her layers  FUN STUFF!!!

 

Black and white with RED…………….

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I love doing these almost as much as black and whites……

 

8×8 Journal page made from a folder………

The Journal page is made from a regular file folder . measure 4 by 8 when closed and opened its 8×8. these are so fun to make and decorate. this one I made for a group Iam in. its a 1 on 1 trade. I hope she likes it.. The trade was a nature.. I  had a lot of fun with this one..

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this is the decorated envelope and the front page of the journal. I used watercolors, pens,and colored pencils.

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back side of the envelope 

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inside I did torn paper art with gift wrap papers, art papers painted in green and blue. torn and glued yes it takes hours to do but look how cool it looks!!!

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added a pocket with some foo foo bling  pens markers chalks ………………

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up closer to see the water lily.

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on the other side of tag is information of trade . person traded with, date and one on one. And my artist information.

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just a little thank you to hostess ………..

Make a charm with buttons……………..

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I used Dress it up Buttons but any brand with clip ins will work.

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dress it up buttons they are  sold at most hobby stores by the bag full.

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press down on the card stock to make a circle pattern in the paper and then cut it out.

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Set the photo inside and check for fit trim if needed,Now add glue to button and place photo inside.

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rosebudinnh homemade charms

Enter paper glaze of choice this is what I had at the time. { now I use Crystal lacquer}

let dry add to fun project!!!!

more artwork finished love this I am on a roll!!!

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Art by rosebudinnh Rose Guerin..  love the simple lines saw this on an art class someone was doing. they drew the simple lines I tore papers  instead, I love love, CATS!!!

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Love how she turned out, torn paper and used the scissors because I couldn’t tear the black paper thin it was scrapbook paper and It didn’t want to tear for me.I even tried wetting it with water, but it shedded to much.

purple dress torn paper art

mix media art torn paper, magazine papers,tissue papers,and scrapbook paper. I added magazine pieces of grass and mountains and some flowers I sort of made it a collage as I didn’t have enough of the same photo to cover the back ground I was so excited to just add wheat and grass and flowers and it looked like it belonged.’I also gave her a cool slip showing and used earth tone colors for the ground this is a great way to use my scraps of scrap book papers.the socks is White texture “BASIC ” paper.  I tore it straight up and down to give the socks a ribbed look. and I hand made the pansy flower on her shoe,with matching black and purple tissue paper. I did layers on her dress of light blue and then purple strips. love how she turned out………

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purple dress

mulberry paper bird

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Not one of my best , but sometimes we need to show the ones that didn’t go as planned.  I have more that  I really love…  but hey its not in the trash so its just ok… LOL…….torn tissue papers, mulberry paper black textured card stock, Bob Ross  white gesso.

I ve been so busy so many things going on … so I havent been posting much.

I have been doing a lot of torn paper art so I hope you enjoy the photos…

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torn paper panda art

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made this cutie for Amanda Guerin….

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a walk in the rain

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a panda for my collection.

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Saw a painting of this and so I copied it as a torn paper art piece..

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torn paper birds…

my newest torn paper mix media art work .. used mulberry paper, tissue papers and other speciality papers. this is all hand torn paper and plenty of glue. also some texture paste.love this new art expererince…….

April is national poetry month… so in honor I did this puffin

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I really enjoyed doing this guy.  I think they are really cute birds.. I ve been feeling ill so this is a short quick post.. thank you for your comments .Love reading them…..

learning about torn paper art….. and sharing it ……

First theres lots of ways to do this some people just use nothing but magazine  tears and the tears are the finished lines with the ways of the tears and its all in the directions of the tears up or downward lines..Some artist just  use scrapbook paper, and some use painted papers they paint papers then tear them… I do all the above now whatever the mood strikes me.  So here’s one I just finished doing wish I could remember the original artist name that did this in a painting……. I think she did an oil painting of this of sorts…

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I started off with doing the legs using only magazine flesh photos …faces arms whatever your fancy for the color did the up and down tears with no white.

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when  tearing the skin for legs place like doing puzzle see if it fits tear . move it around see where it looks good if you don’t like it glue another over it. save your torn papers because you’ll need them on another project as this is very addictive art……… especially if you’r good at puzzles and matching colors and piece placements…. this will be a  breeze for you……  for the background went for green bush and grass tree look. and did the brown but covered it up later because I hated it with the brown.

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the socks are torn texture paper I tore the paper in lengths and glued them one on top of the other to look like the socks are rubbed , or that was what I thought anyways it worked for me… LOL

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next  I believe, I did the souls of the shoes and black magazine shadows.

scissors are showing to cut edges  ends straight to paper .

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then I did the shoes  tear paper sort of rounded in the direction of the shoe so it flows and looks round at the ends. you could also add shading with a red marker on here… up to you…and then ground area …

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this is so addictive once you start you won’t be able to stop making them……. I found another fun art paper project…

my art cups …………..

I have been seeing cups stacked up like this all over the art world and , I love them… they just call out to me so as always monkey see monkey do !!! LOL!!!  Mines slightly different in the coffee color background as most others went for bright cheerful colors.And I just got a Brand new Faber-Castell artist pen WRITES IN WHITE!!!!!!!!. If you were looking for stock to invest in go with art supplies  made by These people as I shall be buying more of their products.. O.K. its kind of a running joke as I am spending money alot of on their products… . maybe I should be their promoter? LOL….. Any ways I had way too much fun making this fun page.and yes these are cricut cups…… oh the wonderful world of cricut!!!!

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Dylusions ink sprays my new love!!!

oh my new stash is so much fun, love my new stencils ,inks and paints ……..  And papers are aw-w-esome !!! I feel like a little girl at art class and its finger paint day!!!!!  So I got to use the new diamond shape stencil…. soooooo neat to actually own stencils I didn’t make myself!! .The colors of my dylusions  sprays rock I need to look up just what colors they do have…… ohhh, maybe later because I’ll want them, and I want this satisfied happy feeling to last .. Brand new fun mix media art stuff rocks thanks to my family…….. oh and I finally got to use the YES  glue on my collage birds and torn paper art.  YES what a strange name for glue ,must be an interesting story behind that name..  Any ways LOVE IT !!    it ‘s great for gluing small areas as its kind of hard to spread around, it’s pretty thick stuff.but I like it..OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Torn paper kitty art by rosebudinnh

I have been playing with my new papers and experimenting with textures of papers and tearing them and using them in my art journals  trying to figure out this whole torn paper look , I am adding markers and some black ink and prints to them. I really need more black mulberry papers… got to look at the different types of texture papers….I am really enjoying this! what fun…..

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAIam also playing with torn magazine art pages and collages.working on the lady. she is really hard to do looking for magazine photos with ladie’s skin colors so many pages of people and skin colors to tear ….and get just right to fit. like a puzzle…. any ways here she is so far……..

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poker page of black and white in my journal.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAI Had so much fun doing this black and white page ,with a splash of one other color. kind of manly.I have a bunch of fun pages . Got a box of fun from My husband…. of inks, geltos,stencils and pens……..this page I did make my own wavy lines stencils. and used texture magic on them. I know nothing about poker game so the cards may be helter skelter.LOL….I didn’t take the time to read the rules after I printed them out on the computer or I would have had a winning hand for sure.  … But it was all so fun to do up…..

journaling by 5’s Session 3-Pattern: Stamps, Stencils

well I finally got some free time to play today. and staying true to my nature the timer wasn’t set today.. I enjoy it more with out thinking of a timer. Kind of freaks me out… and makes me feel like school days and timed test. !!   Which I never seemed to handle well , Never do well under pressure.. But It just seemed like I would see things appear and I so wanted to do my idea it right away.. But I am trying so hard to stay in the rules best I can.. NEED TO Give my self a slap with a ruler on the hand.. LOL….. but I am having a hard time to stop working on the journal…….And just when I think I know what I am gonna do something else happens  and the page gets a totally different look…..so it’s a real fun time and thats what its all about

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valentine journal spread

I was playing around with ink sprays, and texture magic. I am running low on that stuff so I decided to make my own. with the baby powder…….Its like a cross between spackle and mud… I must have had been holding my tongue wrong , because it s working more like quick sand then a medium , and  When it finally dries  . It cracks and falls off what a mess. I think I’ll just buy it instead… LOL… 50 percent off  coupons are needed… well I scraped it off and started it over again. so the  dimension isn’t quite what I wanted on the cupid angel. but shes good  for now until I get more texture…

 
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Leave a little SPARKLE where EVER you go!

I finished another journal page , I wasn’t sure about adding it to the Journal52  Faceboook group , but decided to add it..  .And  Wow was surprised at how many comments I got there, And likes. I am thinking no one reads blogs any more that facebook is where everyone is now a days. but I am keeping this account , I am too old to learn any more new ways. LOL… Hopefully I can get more people back to my blog so I don’t need to link and chase.. I am using TLC CREATIONS  I love the freebies and so happy I get to use them.. Thank her whenever you can.. they are wonderful…

This piece of art was a lot of fun I finally got some new Dylusion’s INK SPRAYS!!!!! I love Christmas money… LOL… anyways I used the words quote from tlc , my new sprays,magic marker {black} for the stars, and then Crystal lacquer.. OH I DO LOVE THAT STUFF!!!

And HERE it is…………What do you think???????????

 

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