Couture Creations day TWO!

We are here having fun this week with Couture Creations. It’s no secret that Core’dinations ColorCore Cardstock looks fabulous with dies and embossing folder especially when you sand, sand, sand!  Couture Creations is  an Australian owneda & loved brand, Couture Creations is the culmination of 20 years experience in the scrapbooking industry. From its final inception in 2010, Couture Creations has been devoted to producing expertly designed, high quality products overseen by veteran designers & crafters for a result that is both simple and elegant.

Make sure you head over to their BLOG, PINTERESTFACEBOOK pages to find out all the other chances you can win. Here is a sneak of what is going on over there today.  Please keep in mind we are in two different time zones so in case we are off on our times bit please forgive us.   We are getting our coffee ready when they are getting ready for bed.

We have some gorgeous projects for you today! Three very different takes on what you can do with Core’dinations and Couture Creations projects.  Mixed Media and a CAS card…something for everyone.

First up Designer Ava Gavloski. She is the queen of texture! She always is inspired by life and created this mixed media canvas for us today. Here is a little bit about this project from Ava….Recently, I visited the Royal Botanical Gardens in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada ( www.rbg.ca).  That visit inspired me to create my Core’dinations Couture Creations canvas.    There is a plant at the rock garden  called a Helleborus that likes the shade and the young leaves of the plant look like a pale mint green flower which eventually become the leaves of the plant.

ava couture full

I folded tissue paper making  a stack of 4 sheets for each of the 3 flowers die cutting with  the Couture Creations Doily die.  Keeping the tissue paper stacked together after removing from the die, fold the flower in half and half again and hot glue the edges as you shape the doily flower.  Spray with your favorite re-inker/water mixture  and dry.

ava couture tranquility

And a close up of that gorgeous Fantasia Doily Die from Couture Creations:

ava couture transide

Then the fun part of this project was selecting the various green co-ordinating colors from the Core’dinations collections that harmonize with each other.  Core’dinations collections sing in harmony on this organic canvas.

Once the color tones were selected the Couture Creations Embossing folders were perfect for this organic rock garden inspired canvas.  Emboss, sand and tear the Core’dinations embossed papers and layer onto your canvas.  Apply the Gel medium to hold all the elements in place and sprinkle with the beads and sequins while the gel is still wet. Love the grass chipboard pieces by ScrapMatts.
It’s all about texture…
Supplies:
Couture Creations, Blossom, Doily die from the Fantasia Collection
Couture Creations, Fudge, Magical, Smooch  folders from the Fresh & Fun Collection
Core’dinations, Tim Holtz Adirondack, Willow and Meadow green
Core’dinations, Tim Holtz Distress, Old Paper, Peeled Paint and Crushed Olive
Sand it Gadget
Dust Buddy
ScrapMatts chipboard
Cuttlebug
Ranger Distress re-inker, peeled paint green
Golden Gel Mediums, High Solid Gel (Matte) and Hot Glue
Canvas, Cheesecloth, seed beads, beads, sequins, colored wire
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Next up we have Designer Jill Lebbin. Mint green is  SO in right now and I just love love this color combo!

Golf Card by Every Day is an Occasion

And we are looooving the 3D Foam Adhesive from Couture Creations! Check out this great detailed shot from Jill showing all that dimension:

IGolf card by Every Day is an Occasion

Materials:

Core’dinations- Vintage Collection (Black and Green), Glitter Silk 6×6 pad

Couture Creations: Fantasia Collection- Tatted Lace

Misc. Brads

Couture Creations Foam Adhesive

Comments

31 Responses to “Couture Creations day TWO!”
  1. Barb Wagar says:

    More brilliant designs! Thanks for sharing them.

  2. Alexia Misso says:

    Great project idea, thanks for sharing!

  3. queenbanana says:

    So elegant and rich, takes me back in time to the Russian Courts. Lovely work, thanks for sharing and the chance to win.

  4. Amy#8546(TheTigersHaven) says:

    Wow… Beautiful projects. Ava’s canvas is Gorgeous. All those details are wonderful. Jill’s card is so neat. I love the color combo. Wonderful job Jill. Such a great masculine card.

  5. Fabulous work girls! Love that canvas Ava!

  6. Angel Chambers says:

    The 3d foam adhesive really lifted those die cuts off Jill’s card! Awesome! The mint green is so yummy!
    And Ava’s mixed media canvas??? What can I say? She always amazes me with all the colors and textures she mixes together! She is one of my personal faves when it comes to creating the extraordinary! Thanks so much!

  7. TracyM #6773 says:

    Elegant card Jill – love your colour combo and design!!!

    Gorgeous canvas Ava!!! My mind keeps saying “WOW, look at that” then moves on to another “WOW, look at that” element – LOVE what you have created with your green Core collection!!!

  8. Marilyn Tucker says:

    I love all the layers and textures in the layout and the card is pretty! Love the green too!

  9. Tracey Cooley says:

    Great projects

  10. Dorina D says:

    Beautiful projects. Love the layers and different textures on the canvas

  11. Vivian Keh says:

    Lovely projects, ladies. What a nice variety of styles showcasing the Core and Couture products!

  12. Denise Bryant says:

    Love all that texture!

  13. Del Marie Riley says:

    I really like Jill’s card. It’s elegant yet masculine.

  14. jpscraps says:

    I love the canvas. The colors and textures are amazing! The card is fabulous! Love the colors!

  15. Ava Gavloski says:

    Jill, my husband is a golfer and he would smile getting your card for sure!!! Love the color green

  16. Ava- wow! Look at all the detail! Very cool how you created a mixed media piece!!

    Thanks for all the sweet comments everyone! Smiles, Jill

  17. Lesa says:

    Great job ladies, they look FAB

  18. Tona says:

    Wonderful projects!

  19. Jocelyne B. says:

    Beautiful project idea, thanks for sharing!

  20. Migdalia says:

    Gorgeous Canvas!!
    Jill, BEAUTIFUL card!!

  21. Sue D says:

    I like the texture and dimension on both projects.

  22. Carolyn says:

    What a cool canvas! Loving all that texture!

  23. Karen Schroeder says:

    Love these cards!!! Awesome!!!

  24. Julie A. Shearer says:

    Beautiful work !! Really loving all the textures and beautiful Core’dinations cardstock . TFS .

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