Monday, October 31, 2011

Faux Metal Findings with Shimmerz Enamelz!

Enamelz is so fun to work with!  And with my new toy, a melting pot, it makes it so easy to dip items into the Enamelz.

Think of all the dipping possibilities.  Shimmerz has a great selection of colors in the Enamelz, so check them out in the Shimmerz Shop

Hope you enjoy!

Video tutorial by Lesley Langdon.

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Friday, October 28, 2011


For a limited time only!!! Have you placed your order yet for the new Shimmerz Collection? There is Blingz in Grinchy Green, Vibez in Egg Noggin, Pearlz in Santa Baby, Enamelz in Jack Frost, and Shimmerz in Frosty's Got The Blues!!!! Take a peek...

Buy them separate or save some money by buying the entire collection! 
xx Heidi
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Thursday, October 27, 2011

More Journal Page Backgrounds with Shimmerz

Hi all! Today Cathy is continuing to show us how to create her art journal background pages! I know you will just love what she is about to show you!!

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Monday, October 17, 2011

Candle Decor with Shimmerz!

Hello! Hello! Are you all in the holiday mood already? Christmas would be here soon and have you started on those Christmas decorations and gifts? If you're looking for an idea, you've come to the right place. Today I would will be sharing a holiday project which you can create as a gift or as a Christmas decor.

Today's holiday project would be a "Candle Decor" which is created using a recycled material.Are you all ready for the tutorial? Here are the Shimmerz products used in this tutorial.

Coloringz: My Bleeding Heart
Vibez: Snow Storm
Shimmeringz: Goldie Lox
Blingz: Gold Glimmer
Enamelz: Gold Digger

There are more pictures of the project at the end of the video. Enjoy and happy creating!

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Friday, October 14, 2011

New Online Shimmerz Class with Bethany Kartchner -- Giveaway!

Calling all Shimmerz fans! There is a brand new online mixed-media scrapbooking class taught by Bethany Kartchner, Shimmerz endorsed educator!

Are you tired of creating beautiful scrapbook pages only to place them in binders never to be seen again? Do you have way too many awesome pictures and chunky memorabilia to place in a mini-album? Would you like to create meaningful and unique home decor?

If so, Shimmering Mixed-Media Memory Boards is for you! In this jam-packed course, sponsored by Shimmerz paints, we'll be creating beautiful mixed-media memory art to display in your home. This is scrapbooking taken to a whole new exciting level! Once you try it, you'll be hooked!

Here's a quick video introduction.

·       And the class syllabus.
  •         Week One: Introduction to Mixed-Media Memory Art, Prepwork
  •         Week Two: Creating and Designing The Board
  • ·       Week Three: Designing a unique mini-album using paper
  • ·       Week Four: Designing a unique mini-album using fabric
  • ·       Week Five: Catch-up Week: There will not be any new technique lessons, but you will still be inspired by our creative discussions.
  • ·       Week Six: Art Journaling Basics
  • ·       Week Seven: Creating Interesting Embellishments and Fun Stuff to make your project shine!
  •         Week Eight: Catch-up week. Tearful parting.
If you are new to mixed-media art, don't worry! We will be covering all the basics along with more advanced techniques in video demonstrations, narrated presentations, downloadable pdf tutorials, forums and a student gallery. 

When you register for Shimmering Mixed-Media Memory Boards, you'll receive a 20% discount on your Shimmerz order. (The details are in the classroom.) 

Now, here are the details about registering for this class.

1. Go to My Creative Classroom and register on the site. It is free and this allows you to check out all the class offerings. Do the whole verification email thing.
2. Once you've registered on the site, go to THIS LINK to register for my classes. 
3. Check out the materials lists and start gathering for classes!

Here's some more cool stuff including a GIVEAWAY!!!...

Bethany is also holding a giveaway for one spot in her Shimmering Mixed-Media Memory Boards course. This is a $45.00 value absolutely free!  


If you want a second chance to win, simply sign-up for her free newsletter! You can find the sign-up link on the left sidebar on her blog. Or you can sign up below.

A winner will be chosen on October 20th. If you win, but have already registered for the class, you'll receive a refund for the entire registration fee. So don't worry about that.

Good luck!
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Monday, October 10, 2011

Prettifying a purse with shimmerz

The day has finally come where I show you my very first official Shimmerz Ed video.. I was going to a wedding the other weekend, and I just couldn´t find a purse to match my outfit.. I am not usually that picky with these things but I wanted my artsy side to show.. So I went ahead and altered an old handbag in my particular artsy style.. and it was perfect.

Like this:

Tag along and watch the video to see how I did..

Shimmerz products used:
Enamelz -Molten Metal, Sparkliscious
Coloringz- Lime in da Coconut, Pink Stiletto
Vibez - Hermit the frog, Razzledazzle berry
Shimmerz- Pink

Thanks for joining me today...

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Monday, October 3, 2011

Party Place cards with Shimmerz Paints

Hey there lovely Shimmerz People......

Today I made some cute little place card settings for my daughters birthday party on Sunday.
I saw a cute little punched butterfly wedged between the prongs of a fork on Pinterest and thought the idea was really cute, so I adapted the concept for our party place settings.

Watch with me to see how I did this.

Products used.....
Razzle Dazzle Berry Vibez
Cotton Candy Spritz
Petaloo Mulberry flowers
Butterfly punch (Martha Stewart)
Hair elastic

Thanks for joining me today!
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