Author Archives: Jennifer DuBell

Time for Art Mini Canvas

Hello Art Anthology Friends and Fans! It is Jenn here with you today and I would like to show you my mini canvas! My Time for Art mini canvas was inspired by our September moodboard.

For more information regarding our moodboard follow us on our Facebook Adventure page!

Art Anthology Products used:

Colorations Sprays: Peacock Feathers, Timeless, Siesta Key, Wild Orchid

Clear Coat Medium: Dazzle

Velvets: Lagoon, Mardi Gras

Minx Inks: Panache, Majestic, Radiance (dyed flowers with these)

Other Products needed:

Black and White gesso

Mini art stones or texture beads

Clear Glue

Flowers (dyeable)

Canvas (this one is 9X3)

Old paintbrushes 2

jute string

clock embellishment (this one is from an IOD mold)

 

Here are a few pics of this canvas in progress………..

For a full step by step please see the Snapguide at the bottom of this post! Thank You so much for viewing my post. I truly hope you are inspired to get creative and maybe even use our moodboard! Please share with us if you do!! Facebook Adventure page HERE.

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Check out How to Create Small Home Decor With JennD by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

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Garden Tags by Jenn

Garden Tags JDuBell Art Anthology

Hello! Art Anthology Fans and Friends! I am up on the blog today showing you these beautiful Garden Tags using Art Anthology products! The colors are vibrant and easy for anyone to achieve with these products! The best news is that Art Anthology offers an amazing variety of colors for you to choose from!

What you will need for this project:

Art Anthology Colorations Sprays

Art Anthology Minx shimmering Inks

Art Anthology Stencils

Art Anthology Sorbets

All other supplies are listed in Snapguide tutorial on the bottom of this post.

Start this project with a blank chipboard tag. Mine is 7″X3 1/4″.

Add stenciling using crackle paste in white. Make sure to dry completely between stencils. Crackle paste also cracks more when allowed to dry naturally rather than using a heat tool.

For my tags I used the following Art Anthology Products:

Stencils: MVM Diamond Grunge, Bubbles, MVM Lotus

Colorations Sprays: Ink Spot, Peacock Feathers, Sky, Plush

Shimmering Inks: Enchanting, Stargazer

Sorbet: Linen

Once my background looked the way I wanted it to I coated with a clear glue and seal. This seals the inks and makes them pop!

Once everything is dry I assembled it all using flowers that were dyed in same colors to match, TH paper dolls, chipboards, jute string, cheesecloth, pearls, drywall net tape, and sentiments.

Thanks so much for reading my post! I hope you enjoy this project and are inspired to create some for yourself or to give as gifts! For the full tutorial please look at Snapguide below.

Check out How to Create Beautiful Garden Tags by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

 

 

Thanks!!

X Jenn

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Moments..Wooden Book Cover

Hello Art Anthology Fans and Friends! Today I want to share with you how to create a beautiful book cover using Art Anthology!

Art Anthology products used:

AA Colorations Sprays

Sky

Waimea Bay

Peacock Feathers

MVM Diamond Grunge Stencil

AA Minks Inks

Stargazer

Panache

Diamond Grunge Stencil 6x9

Here are some more views of this beautiful cover! Please follow the Snapguide for a step-by-step on how I created this!

Thanks so much for joining me and I hope that you are inspired today to get creative with Art Anthology!

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Check out How to Decorate a Book Cover With Art Anthology by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

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Imagine scrapbook Layout

Today I would love to share a layout I created and titled “Imagine”. I love blues and browns together and I love to mix them with texture and distressing to create a “vintage” look as I did here. Enjoy!

For this layout, I used a lot of techniques to create textures and movement. The background started as a grid lined cardstock. I stamped with watermarking clear stamp and  a fern-like stamp and heat embossed clear. I then used  Distress ink in Vintage Photo with sponge aplicator to bring out the texture. Next, I used Art Anthology’s Blocked stencil and texture paste (mixed with Art Anthology Waimea bay Colorations spray) to add another layer of texture. I used a mix of corrugated and Kaisercraft papers cut into circles, G45 papers cut into strips, and chippies from my stash. I used Art Anthology Blue Topaz Gemstone paint to add more color to plain silver paper straws. Prima flowers and mini art stones were also adhered. For a little more of the dark blue to contrast I stamped the same fern-like stamp with a chalk ink. Splatters of white acrylic, Art Anthology Minx in Stargazer and Art Anthology Colorations Sprays in Waimea Bay ,Warm, Indigo, and Timeless were added all around focal. For some glitz I added some bling stones in greens and blues.

Products List:

Art Anthology Colorations Sprays

Indigo

Warm

Timeless

Waimea Bay

Art Anthology Blocked stencil

Art Anthology Minx Stargazer

Distress ink Vintage photo

clear embossing powder

paper straws

florals, paper scraps, paper straws, and chippies

Bling stones in blues and greens

texture paste

leaf or fern stamp or stencil

Kraft cardstock

corrugate paper

basic tools

Here is a snapguide step-by-step tutorial of this project for you to play along!

Check out How to Create a Beautiful Mixed Media Layout by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

I hope you have enjoyed reading my post today and you are inspired to head over to Art Anthology and stock up to create something beautiful! Please remember to share your makes with Art Anthology on our Facebook fan page Here.

Until next time, Thanks for reading!

Jenn

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Roses, gems, and Marilyn

 

Hello Everyone! It is my turn up on the blog today and I would love to share this dreamy wall plaque I created using Art Anthology! I started with a simple 4×6 plaque that I got in a grab bag from the craft store. I love turning the old, used, and/or boring into beautiful crafty things!

Art Anthology products used:

Gold Metal Effects - Art Anthology Gold Dust Minx - Art AnthologyImmaculate Minx - Art Anthology

Metal Effects Gold           Minx Gold Dust              Minx Immaculate

Please follow my snapguide below to see how I made this step by step and for other products used.

Here are some closer views to show the details.

Check out How to Make Black and White Beautiful! by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

I hope you enjoyed my project! Please follow our fan page on facebook here and share your Art Anthology creations!

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Angel Bottle Recycle project

Hi Art Anthology friends and fans! Today I would like to show you how you can turn an ordinary bottle into a beautiful home decor item!

This is where it all began………….Just a simple olive oil bottle ready to recycle….Oh the possibilities!!

Products that were used in this project:

Art Anthology Minx Inks in Majestic and Panache

Art Anthology Fairy Dust Shimmer Spray in Ice

Delight™ air dry modeling compound

Distress inks

Printed Tissue paper

decoupage adhesive

white gesso

black gesso

molds for embellishments and lid

paper flowers

microbeads

basic tools such as heat gun, brushes, sponge applicators, clay tools

Here are some closer views….Please see snapguide tutorial below!

 

Thanks so much for viewing my project today! Be sure to follow us on Facebook here.

Art Anthology products seen here and so many more are available for purchase here.


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Expressions of Love

Hello Art Anthology friends and fans! Today I want to share another one of my “thrifty re-dos” with you!

Art Anthology Colorations sprays in Sky and Siesta Key

Art Anthology Minx Inks in Stargazer, Bankroll, Gold dust, and Panache
Art Anthology Velvet Dimensional Paint in Reef and Kona
Art Anthology Gemstones Dimensional Paint in Blue Topaz

Art Anthology Stencil Diamond Grunge design by Marleen van Meerendonk

Texture paste

Glue and Seal medium

Embossing powder in an iridescent gold

paper florals died with Minx Inks

Molded embellishments

Black Archival ink

Stamps

White cardstock

This is what I started with… A 3-part picture frame I found at a thrift store….

Close up to show detail……

I hope you love this fun project! Please follow the Snapguide below to see the entire process from start to finish!

Check out How to Re-Do a Simple Picture Frame by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

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Majestic Goddess

Hello Art Anthology Friends!! Jenn Here, and today I am sharing my newest creation “Majestic Goddess” mini canvas. I hope you love it as much as I do and it inspires you to create!

For this project I used the following products:

Art Anthology Stencil Lotus by Marleen van Meerendonk
Art Anthology Minx in majestic and Allure
Art Anthology Velvet in Mayan Gold
Art Anthology Sorbet in Vegas Gold
Art Anthology Gemstones in Fluorite

Art Anthology Colorations Sprays in Glorious, Gilded Gold, and Plush
PearlEx powder in 658 Aztec Gold
Art Ingredients Mini Art Stones
Art Basics 3D Matte Gel
White and Black Gesso
Paper flowers (handpainted by me)
Metal rose embellishment
Prima IOD Molds (headpiece and neckpiece)
Melange stones
Bling pieces

here are some closer Images… Notice how the minx inks add such a nice amount of shimmer! I just love working with them! For best color results let the minx dry naturally rather than using a heat tool.

You can see my process here:
Check out How to Create Mini Mixed Media Majestic Canvas by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

Thank you so much for stopping by today!

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Beautiful Corrosion

Hello There! Jenn here today to show you how to create a beautiful “corrosion” look with Art Anthology!! It only takes a few ingredients to create this beautiful little canvas!

Here is a close up showing more detail

 

I hope that you like this little canvas project and that you are inspired to go create your own!

The Art Anthology products can all be found by clicking links.

Here is what you need:

Small canvas (this is 3X9″)

Art Anthology Colorations sprays: Peacock, Timeless, and Siesta Key

Art Anthology Terracotta Velvet Medium

Art Anthology  Gold Dust Minx  Shimmering ink

Art Anthology Metal Effects Gold

White Gesso

Metal Flowers or whatever objects you choose

Texture stones

Heat Tool

Thanks for looking! Below is a snapguide tutorial for more instructions. We hope you are inspired to create and please share with us on Facebook at our Adventures in Art page!

Check out How to Create Corroded Metal Look With Art Anthology! by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

 

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Vintage Girl Canvas

Hi There, I am here to share my vintage girl canvas made with lots of amazing Art Anthology products today! I hope you enjoy and are inspired to create!!

For this canvas, several Art Anthology products were used……………..

Colorations Sprays in Peacock, Timeless, Glorious, Warm, and Avocado were used on the background

Vegas Gold Sorbet was used all around the sides of the canvas to create the vintage vignette

Finally, after all the pieces were together Colorations sprays in Ice and Gilded Gold was lightly sprayed for added glitter.

For all of these amazing products and more please visit the Art Anthology Store online!

Here are a few close-ups for detail…

I hope you enjoyed this project!! Thank You for viewing!

 

 

Check out How to Create Vintage Girl Canvas by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

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