Challenge – Mixed Media Monthly “Believe”

Hello all,

This month, over on the Mixed Media Monthly Challenge blog, the theme is “Believe”.  Which I was excited to see because I had a project brewing in my brain that was going to be perfect for this challenge.


This project is a mixture of Mixed Media, Assemblage with a bit of floral arrangement on the side.

Mixed Media.Assemblage Winter sleigh 2017

It is really a treat when you can bring together so many techniques and different elements into one project!  I started out by creating the mixed media canvas and then incorporated it into the wooden sleigh with the Santa figurine.  Then I added the assemblage pieces and floral elements until I was happy with the results.

Mixed Media.Assemblage Winter sleigh 2017 snip 1

I just adore this little Santa and am happy that I finally got to use a Tim Holtz Decorate Deer from his Idea-ology collection. I have had these sitting around for a month or so waiting for the right project.  I also dug out my stash of DecoArt One Step Crackle finish and used it on the Reindeer and snowflakes featured on the canvas.  I really must use the crackle more often; it gives the project a nice aged and weathered look.

So, thanks to the Mixed Media Monthly Challenge Blog for another month of great inspiration!

Happy Day!



10 thoughts on “Challenge – Mixed Media Monthly “Believe””

  1. Oh, my goodness, Lori, this is the most beautiful piece of home decor! I love the crackled reindeer and the wee deer is sitting pretty at the center of that forest of trees…just lovely!Everything is so perfectly placed and works together so well! I would love to have this in my home! By the way, it just dawned on me this would be perfect for our Winter Wonderland challenge at A Vintage Journey. I hope you’ll play along! Hugs! Sara Emily


    1. Thanks for the wonderful comment about this project. Sara! It made my day! I will have to check out the Winter Wonderland challenge at A Vintage Journey. Sounds like a great site!


  2. This is darling! I love every wintery detail! Most magical and inspiring creation! TFS and joining us over at the MMMC blog for our “Believe” December challenge!


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