zaterdag 9 december 2017

Pick flowers, not fights...

Hi everybody,

The last project of my design team memberships has come. It is with great sadness that I have to leave two amazing design teams...But new adventures have come my way, and I just need more time to follow them...

I want to thank Tusia Lech for her amazing generosity, and her always loving and kind heart for every one of us. She is a true beauty. Inside and outside. I will treasure your kindness in my heart forever.

Jennifer Hedger, your warmth and believe in me are still making me humble, and I will treasure the gratefulness of being part of your amazing team. Thank you for everything.

I have created a layout to give you all some sweet and tender advise...Pick flowers, not fights, and stay wild and free. Forever.

7 Dots Studio products always have made me create with passion, and most important, the gorgeous papers, the colors, the word stickers, they always seem to help me process my emotions, sometimes very deeply, sometimes sweet and light.
This paper brand is the best brand ever for me.

Dusty Attic is the only chipboard company that really fits my style. High quality and such a great assortiment. The best chipboard brand for me! Definitely!

I would like to enter my layout in the Mixed Media Place November Challenge

The moodboard is gorgeous, the soft pink and purple colors, the flowers, the snowflakes, the shimmering lights, they all inspired me to create this layout.

7 Dots Studio products used:

Fortune Teller Word Stickers

Dusty Attic products used:

With love, Sanderijn

maandag 4 december 2017

Christmas tags

Hi everybody!

December is the month I always love to create some Christmas themed tags with 7 Dots Studio tags.
They are easy and so much fun to make, and I love to send them to some one special as a gift, or a thank you, or to give somebody a little love...

The tags are easy to create. Start with clear gesso on two different tags from the Paint Chips collection. Then add the desired stencil pattern with modelling paste.

When this is dry, start spraying the tags with Lindy's Starburst shimmer sprays.
I used Starburst Rusty Lantern LimeYellow Rose of Texas and Jack in the Pulpit Teal on the green/yellow tag. On the silver/brown tag I used Dark Chocolate Truffle and Creme Brulee

When they are dried with a heattool, I sew them on a piece of 6 x 6 paper, and cut the edges. Crumble the edges a little and add some wax to give it a soft touch.

Last step, build a 3 dimensional tag with textured wool, flowers, chipboard pieces, Accent Scrapbooking flairs and of course some word stickers. Add some December sparkle with sequins and glitter and you're done!

7 Dots Studio products used:

I would like to enter my project for the Lindy's December challenge

I wish you all a very merry Christmas and a good and healthy 2018!

Love, Sanderijn

zondag 19 november 2017

Captured (let your light shine)

Hi everybody!

New paper collections always give me such an inspiration boost.
When my DT box arrived from 7 Dots Studio, I was (again) overwhelmed with the gorgeousness of the papers, like every single time new collections come out. 7 Dots Studio has been my favourite brand, ever since I discovered this brand in 2015.
So here is my first layout with the beautiful Paint Chips collection.

I started with using the Hatched stencil and patina effect paste.
When it was dry, I started stamping the new clear stamps with black stazon.

Then I started to build up my page with cheese cloth, Dusty Attic chipboard, rusty metal embellishments, flowers, paper die cut elements, Accent Scrapbooking flairs and word stickers.

I finished my page with some glitter and sequins, for a little extra sparkle.

7 Dots Studio products used:

Dusty Attic products used:

Thank you for watching!

Love, Sanderijn

zondag 12 november 2017

Timeless Beauty...

Hi everybody,

I was asked to be guest designer at Pion Design this month, and I have created this romantic, flowery page for you, with gorgeous Dusty Attic chippies and stencil patterns.

I used the creative script stencil and the birds stencil in the background, along with some stamping here and there. I painted my chippies black and used copper mica powder on it.

Flowers, lace and die cuts are used to give the page more body.

Dusty Attic products used:

Pion Design paper collection used:

Thank you for watching!

Love, Sanderijn

vrijdag 20 oktober 2017

New challenge at 7 Dots Studio

Hi everybody!

There is a new challenge up and running on the blog from 7 Dots Studio.
It's theme is sunrise-sunset. Will you join us this month?

When I heard about the theme from this challenge, I immediately knew I wanted to use this picture.

This picture is from the first sunset at Lake Garda (Lago Di Garda) in Italy, when we arrived there this summer. I have never been to Italy, until this summer, and I absolutely love the country already.

Lake Garda is gorgeous and you get to see the most beautiful sunsets and sunrises (although I never saw those because I was a sleep). I took many pictures of the sunset that vacation, and I love to have those warm and happy memories every time I see them again…

Thank you for watching!

Love, Sanderijn

donderdag 19 oktober 2017

Mixed media layout 'Star'

Hi everybody!

I created a mixed media layout for you. 
It's been a while but I had so much fun, using sunny colors and a some elements of fall.

I started with clear gesso on the paper, to give the paper more strenght to hold the inks and other mixed media supplies.
Next I added the star stencil pattern with light paste mixed with iridiscent gold mica powder.

When all was dry, some stamping with Hazy Days grungy clear stamps, my all time favorite text clear stamp from the Homegrown collection and a butterfly stamp.

Next I started building my page with cheese cloth, tags, die cut elements, flowers, chipboard, flairs and word stickers.

I added yellow embossing powder on all the pieces of the chipboard.
Some splattering with yellow and black inks, and my page was finished

I also used some lovely flairs from Accent Scrapbooking

7 Dots Studio products used:

Star stencil 
Homegrown clear stamps

Thank you for watching!

Love, Sanderijn

zondag 24 september 2017

Love, believe, dream... forever...

Hi everybody!

I have created a mixed media canvas with a picture of my little girl.
This picture of her makes me feel so blessed and proud. I hope she will always be able to love, believe and dream... forever!

The golden mandala's and the teal, blue and purple colors were my biggest inspiration from the moodboard from Mixed Media & Art. The watercolour effect made me want to create with water and inks, and lot's of white space. I was also inspired by the round photo from the sketch from the MM&A moodboard.

I started with white gesso on the canvas, and when it was dry I added the Mandala stencil pattern and the Threaded Beads stencil with modelling paste.

When it was dry I added a second layer of white gesso.
Meanwhile I painted the Swirl Vine also with white gesso and glued it on the canvas.

I used Lindy's Stamp gang sprays to give the canvas blue, teal and purple colors.
I dripped the colors on the canvas and used a water spray bottle to let the inks move around. Some tissue paper here and there to remove some of the ink.

Next step, another layer of white gesso, dabbering gently with a distress ink tool.
As a finishing touch I used Finnabair Vintage Gold wax to give every item and the texture on the canvas, more dimension and depth.

I loved how the mandala pattern turned out with the gold wax on it.

Dusty Attic products used:

Thank you for watching!

Love, Sanderijn

dinsdag 19 september 2017

Inspire...Live for today

Hi everybody!

It's been a while since I have blogged, I took a little summer break ;)

I have created a mixed media piece with products from 7 Dots Studio, Dusty Attic , Lindy's Stamp Gang and Finnabair.

I really love those rusty and earthy colors, mixed with some shades of green and blue. The car lights in the picture from Lindy's were also my inspiration for the lightbulb in my project. I used the quote 'live for today' to strengthen the word 'inspire'.

My project is about art.
How we create to inspire. Inspire myself to never give up, to live for today, but also to inspire others and hopefully let them feel uplifted and confident to live their life, follow their dreams...

I used the paper from Hazy Days 'Zip' in the frame, to give it that worn, rusty look. When it was glued down, I put a thin layer of clear crackle over it. When it all was dry and crackled, I brushed gold mica powder over it, so the crackles were more visible and shiny.

I painted the flowers with Lindy's Moon Shadow Mist spray Gossamer Gold. The wings and fabric tail are sprayed with Lindy's Starburst Tibetan Poppy Teal.

When they were dry I brushed some Finnabair wax 'Aged brass' and 'Lucky emerald' over it, some gold mica powder and ultra fine glitter. Then I started to glue the pieces on top of eachother, mixed with metal embellishments, creating a triangled composition.

I painted the lightbulb with golden sparkle paint 'Dragon's eye' at the backside, before glueing it down. This way it lights up very bright.

Thank you for visiting!

Love, Sanderijn