Today’s creative adventure is taking you to a whole new galaxy of inspiration!
You may have deadlines, goals, dreams, and aspirations, and as we all know it’s so easy to get distracted or demotivated.
Which is why we have a trendy project by Olesya Andreyeva to keep you motivated, even if you so desperately want to procrastinate with the latest box set … it’s not a problem if you can totally stop any time you want … right?
Meet today’s featured contributor
Hi, my name is Olesya Andreyeva and I’m from Russia. I’ve been paper crafting since 2011 and I spend most of my time cardmaking and coloring. I like to tell a story with my projects and make the images come alive with coloring, so to speak. My first ever alcohol markers were Chameleon Pens – I fell in love at once. Not long after they released their very own pencils and it was jaw-dropping to see how amazing they worked together. These mediums are now my favorite. What does the future hold, well I now design stamps for So Suzy and I’m looking forward to trying new techniques and being successful in what I’m doing.
Grab your creativity hats because it’s time for you to create your very own inspirational wall hanging.
What you will need:
- Alcohol ink, we’re using our Chameleon Ink Refills in the colors: Peony Pink (PK4), Sky Blue (BL3), Indigo (BL7), and Colorless Blender (or some rubbing alcohol).
- Stitched Circle die cuts
- Simon Says Stamp Holiday Shapes die (stars)
- DCWV Frameable Quotes gold foil printed cardstock and gold foil cardstock
- White gloss paper
- Small paint brush
- White acrylic paint
- Small wooden peg
Now, let’s get on to the fun part… making!
Trace the die cut circle onto the gloss paper.
This is my favorite part!
Using the syringes from our Ink Refill kits, select your colors and add a few random drops of each color to your paper.
Then, while the ink is still wet, add a couple of drops of some Colorless Blender to create cool and interesting effects.
When the inks are completely dry, die cut the circle.
Then, use a small paintbrush to sprinkle/splatter some diluted white acrylic paint onto your page. This is to create a starry sky effect.
TIP: The smaller the paint brush the smaller the stars.
Choose a phrase from the Frameable Quotes Paper Pad and cut out with scissors.
For the tiny white areas inside the letters, carefully use a craft knife.
Assemble all the pieces, add some gold stars, and a wooden peg – so you can clip onto some string.
Thanks for joining us on our quest for inspiration!
Our adventure wouldn’t have been the same without our amazing featured contributor Olesya Andreyeva. If you want to check out more of her stunning designs and adorable cards, you can view her blog here.
How would you create your own inspirational signs? Let us know what colors and quotes you would use down in the comments.
Oh and here’s a fun idea, why don’t you give Olesya’s project a go and send us your creations? We always love to see what the community has been up to and you never know, you might be featured on our social media!