Saturday, July 30, 2022

Encourage Hope Art Journal Pages

Crazy Cats going after those little trials of life! Let's Encourage Hope in our art journal pages! 

Add washi tape randomly on pages. 
Stamp cats on circles and bugs on scrap paper. 
Fussy cut bugs out. 
 Adhere to cats and bugs to page with matte gel. Dry. 

Stamp sentiments and elements on pages with black ink.  

Lay stencil on pages; apply crackle paste to top. Dry. 

Apply whitewash of gesso over pages. Dry. 

Mist pages and apply small sprays of distress over pages. 
Dry between colors 

Add graphitint black work around images on page. 

Add line work with pen. 

Stamp background randomly with red ink. 

Spatter with black soot distress spray ink and white gesso

Ranger Distress Sprays: Wild Honey, Saltwater Taffy, Evergreen Bough, Spiced Marmalade, Black Soot, Rusty Hinge
Ranger Speckle Stencil
Stampers Anonymous: Going Somewhere Stamps, Specimen Stamps, Crazy Cats, Mixed Media Stamps
Arteza Watercolor Sketchbook
Liquitex White Gesso, Matte Gel
DecoArt Crackle Paste
Derwent Graphitint Black Pencil
Archival Red and Black Ink
 .005 Black Pen
Washi Tape
Palette Knife
2 1/2" Circle Punch

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Pam Bray Designs Etsy Shop Announcment

Pam Bray Designs Etsy Shop 
I hope you will come and follow my creative journey as I go forward into the world of Etsy!!!
I had my Etsy Shop up for some time but with my husband's illness and death I wasn't able to keep up with it. So, I had to shut it down. 
Here I am 18months later and need to add to my income. 
I hope you follow along and occasionally find something you can't live without to purchase. 
Thanks Pam


Saturday, July 23, 2022

Life is Sweet Art Journaling Pages with Napkins

Life is Sweet Art Journal Pages....what's sweeter than mixed media creating with lemons! 
So, grab your Arteza 8 x 8 Watercolor SketchBook and let's begin! 

Add washi tape randomly to your pages. 
*HINT: If you don't have washi tape; use pieces of torn paper strips. 
Make sure to add several pieces to the bind of the pages. 
This will help the pages from becoming weak from water. 

Add torn pieces of pages from an old book by applying Clear Matte Gel to page and over top of pieces of paper. 

Add pieces of napkins from Eileen Hull's Etsy Shop Lemon Napkins to pages by apply Clear Matte Gel to pages and then carefully over napkins using a paintbrush. 
Add small journal tag. 

Repeat with butterflies and flowers from a second napkin in the Lemon Napkins.

Stamp doily from Stampers Anonymous Doily Stamp Set randomly on pages using blue ink. 

Mist pages apply yellow watercolor paint to pages; dry. 
Repeat with blue purple watercolor. Make sure to mist pages to move paint on pages and dry in between applications. 

Lay The Crafters Workshop Harlequin Stencil on dry pages; apply crackle paste with palette knife. Dry
Repeat randomly on both pages. 

Add sticker pieces to pages. 

Apply white gesso dots to page using toothpick. 

Add rub-ons randomly to pages. 

Add black graphitint around images so they stand out. 

Hope you enjoy creating with napkins! 

Cornflower Blue Archival Ink
Sentiment Stickers and Rub-ons
Black Graphitint Pencil
Old Page from Book
Small Journal Tag
Washi Tape - Blue and Yellow
Crackle Paste
Clear Matte Gel
White Gesso
Pallette Knife
Misting Bottle with Water

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Memories Card Set with Eileen Inspiration Team

Memories Card Set is the perfect addition to include in your Moments in Time Big Book Album
The post was on July 6th using Eileen's #665589 Big Book Die along with Simple Stories Vintage Weathered Garden Collection. 
The theme for Eileen Hull's Inspiration and Education Teams for July is Travel Memories!
Memories Card Set is using Simple Stories Vintage Weathered Garden Collection. 




Make sure to stop by Eileen Hull's Blog to check out all the fabulous projects created all month long by the teams!
Lots of eye candy, fabulous tutorial, etc.
Best of all you don't want to miss Eileen's Live Shows!
Always so much fun!

I know you will truly be inspired! 
Enjoy Pam

 Sizzix/Eillen Hull Design 664883 Folio Pocket, Page and Flowers Die Set. Sizzix Rose Gold and Silver Luster Wax Makers Forte/Eileen Hull Designs Everyday Snail Mail Stamp Set Simple Stories Vintage Weathered Garden Collection.  May Arts Twine, Ribbon and Netting Ribbon WeRMemory Keepers Deco Art Punch EK Succes Border Punches Circle Punches Xyron Creative Station, Mega Runner and Mini Glue Gun 4 - 4" x 5 1/2" Card Bases

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Monday, July 18, 2022

Everyday Cards with Diamond Press

Thank You for Being My Friend Card
created by laying stencil on top of white card stock, apply texture paste. Dry.
Apply Stabilo 3 in 1 Woodies by scribbling here and there. 
Mist with water to move colors around. Dry. 
Create card with layers of pattern paper and sentiment sticker. 

Hello Card
Lay stencil on white card stock, apply crackle paste to top. 
While crackle paste is still wet sprinkle Distress Embossing Glazes randomly here and there over paste. Dry and heat with embossing gun. 
Adhere prepared stencil card stock to pattern paper mats and create card. 

Hello Card
Lay stencil on white card stock and apply distress inks over top with blending tool. 
Repeat with two other colors of distress inks. 
Adhere prepared paper to card stock mats. 
Create card using pattern paper oval, hello sentiment cut out and paper flower cut outs. 

Thanks So Much
Create card by masking stencil off and then applying distress ink over unmasked areas. 
Repeat across stencil with different colors of distress inks. 
Mat on colored card stock and create card. 

Get your set while they are still available on HSN!
Enjoy Pam


Saturday, July 16, 2022

Discover Be Brave Find Yourself Magazine Collage Mixed Media Art Journal Pages


Art Journaling today using images from one of your favorite magazines. I used images from Southern Living Magazine, but you can choose any images. 

Prepare you pages using gesso and allow it to dry. 
Adhere fussy cut magazine images along with torn paper and book page pieces to the prepped pages. 
Allow it to dry. 
Apply clear gesso over the top to help maintain and seal the colors of the papers. 

Lay stencil to top of pages; apply crackle paste to top. Dry. 
Mist pages and apply watered down watercolor paints to top. 
Make sure to dry between color applications so your pages don't become mucky. 

Add rub-ons randomly on pages. 

Add stickers here and there on pages. 

Spatter with white gesso. Dry. 

Apply black graphitint pencil randomly around pages. Smear out graphite with finger. 

Apply some pen work around images, rub-ons, stickers, etc.

I hope you are enjoying Saturday art pages. 
I also have a video on my You Tube Channel HERE... sharing photos on how pages were created. 
Please follow my blog and You Tube Channel. 

Southern Living Magazine Photos
Ranger Crackle Stencil
Derwent Graphitint Black Pencil
Prima Tropical Watercolor Paint
Arteza Watercolor Sketchbook
Liquitex - Gesso, Clear Gesso, Gel Medium
DecoArt Crackle Paste
Blank Page Muse Tattered and Worn Paper
Book Paper
13 Arts Flora of 5 Stickers
Prima Photo Passion RubOns