DecoArt, Lori's Cards & Creations Digital Downloads, Mixed Media, Uncategorized

Mixed Media 4 from 1 Project

Hello all,

We all love getting the biggest bang for our buck, right?  This project is designed to give you just that, 4 projects from 1 Mixed Media Collage Panel.  You will get 1 card panel, 2 ATCs and a book mark.  How cool is that?  We will also be using 4 digital images from Lori’s Cards & Creations that were printed on tissue paper.  And, of course, there is a step by step Mixed Media Quick Tips video below to walk you through the process.

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Sketchy Cone Flower, Sketchy Flower, Sketchy Daisy, Sketchy Daffodil – printed on tissue paper.

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Lori’s Cards & Creations Digital Downloads:

Sketchy Daffodil set wm  Sketchy Daisy Flower shop digi file

Sketchy Flower digi shop image file  sketchy cone flower stamp package for marketing w overlay for web

Other Supplies:

  • Collage papers
  • Mixed Media paper
  • StazOn Pigment Ink – Piano Black
  • DecoArt Americana – Vintage Pink Acrylic Paint, White Gesso
  • DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics – Yellow Green Light, Diarylide Yellow
  • DecoArt DuraClear Matte Varnish

Mixed Media Quick Tips Video

Happy day!

L

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https://loriscardsandcreations.blogspot.com/

https://www.instagram.com/loriscardscreat/

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCL–ThmLhGinf0-g0I_mScw?view_as=subscriber

https://www.facebook.com/Loriscardscreations/

 

A Company(s) that I am affiliated with or Design for may have provided me with product to create this project.  The opinions I share are solely my own.

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DecoArt, Lost Coast Design Team, Mixed Media, The Robin's Nest

Catching up – 6/16/2019

Hello all,

It’s time for a another update; I have a few projects and some upcoming events to share with you all.

First, a card, for the Lost Coast Design’s Portal to Creativity Blog.  This week’s theme is “Face on”.    Click Here to get all of the details.

Face on mn wm

Next, a Flip Book Scrapbook Page for The Robins’ Nest, Chattering Robin’s Blog.  Click Here to get all of the details.

flip scrapbook who's askin mn wm

Lastly, a new Mixed Media project featuring a piece of junk jewelry as the focal point.  I found a great 2nd hand frame this weekend and was inspired to create a mixed media piece to go with it.  I really like how this one turned out!

Zebra Mixed Media 6.16.19

Upcoming events:

I am excited to be participating in the Tooele Arts Festival next weekend!  It will be held on June 21st – 23rd at the Tooele City Park.   If you are in the area, I hope you will stop on by my booth and say hello!

Tooele arts festival

Next Urban Flea Market:

UFE July 14 2019

I hope you all have a terrific week!

Happy day!

L

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DecoArt, Mixed Media, TCW Design Team, Uncategorized

How to make a textured, rustic sign with TCW Stencils

Hello all,

I am over on the The Crafter’s Workshop Blog today with a Home Decor piece featuring the “Coffee Bar” Home Decor stencil.  Lately, I have been inspired by photos of rusty old cars, trucks, and metal pieces.  All of the lovely layers of paint, rust and texture on these old, decrepit items are so cool!  The Coffee Bar sign below is my interpretation of this beautiful rustic color and texture.

Coffee Bar mn

The Crafter’s Workshop:

  • TCW9001 White Gesso
  • TCW9009 Black Modeling Paste
  • TCW807s Script Dots – 6″ x 6″
  • TCW807 Script Dots – 12″ x 12″
  • TCW361s Mini Tiny Circles
  • TCW2173 Coffee Bar

Other Materials

  • The Paper Studio Chip Decor
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint – Asphaltum, Burnt Sienna, Coral Blush, Indian Turquoise, Green Lagoon, Desert Turquoise, Deep Burgundy
  • DecoArt Americana DuraClear Matte Medium

Check out the Mixed Media Quick Tips Video below

Happy day!

Lori

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A Company(s) that I am affiliated with or Design for may have provided me with product to create this project.  The opinions I share are solely my own.

DecoArt, Mixed Media

A Mixed Media Journey

Hello all,

While I was out searching for treasures at my favorite antique shops and second hand stores, I found a really cool vintage car (home decor piece) done in metal.  I grabbed it up right away with thoughts of a Mixed Media canvas bouncing around in my head.  I was so excited however, it took me several weeks to fit this project into my schedule.  So much mixed media, so little time!  lol

Anyhow, just wanted to share this project with you today.  I am planning on framing this 14″ x 18″ piece once I find the perfect frame.

Mixed Media Journey

Journey Car social media ready

I love how it turned out and I hope you do too!

Happy day!

Lori

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https://loriscardsandcreations.com/

https://confessionsofastampoholic.blog/

https://www.instagram.com/loriscardscreat/

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCL–ThmLhGinf0-g0I_mScw?view_as=subscriber

https://www.facebook.com/Loriscardscreations/

 

DecoArt, TCW Design Team, Uncategorized

TCW Prayerful Angel – Steampunk’d

Hello all,

Sharing with you today a Wintery Mixed Media project that I made for The Crafter’s Workshop blog.  I Steampunk’d up the Prayerful Angel stencil with some gears, keys and other embellishments.  It was a fun way to do something a bit non-traditional.  Check out the video below for  the step by steps for this project.

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THE CRAFTERS WORKSHOP PRODUCTS:

  • Prayerful Angel TCW821
  • Flakes TCW2162
  • White Gesso TCW9001
  • Light & Fluffly Modeling Paste TCW9004
  • Matte Gel Medium TCW9011
  • Shimmery Goodness TCW9012
  • White Pearl Modeling Paste TCW9030

Other Materials

    • DecoArt, Acrylic Paint
    • DecoArt Matte Clear varnish
    • Tissue paper
    • Ranger, Archival Ink
    • Stampin’ Up, Merry & Type
    • Faber-Castell Pitt Pens
    • Gears, keys and other embellishments

 

 

CHECK OUT THE “MINUTES TO MIXED MEDIA” VIDEO BELOW:

Happy day!

Lori

 

THE CRAFTER’S WORKSHOP PROVIDED ME WITH SOME PRODUCT TO CREATE THIS PROJECT. THE OPINIONS I SHARE ARE SOLELY MY OWN.

DecoArt, TCW Design Team, Uncategorized

Project Catch Up Post

Hello all,

Wow, do I have a few projects to share with you!   I have been crazy busy and haven’t posted here on my blog as much as I usually do.  To get you all caught up, I have listed my  latest design and other projects with the applicable links (just click on the titles) so you can check out the details.

I love Mr. Snowman Post – TWCs Blog post

Snowman plate photo 2 w logo

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Frost Forest Card – The Chattering Robin’s Blog

Seasons Greeting card 3.jpg copy

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Instagram Post – Christmas Ornaments with a sweet surprise inside!

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Instagram Post – Frosty Snowman Ornament

 

Frost Snowman Ornament 11.21.18 Media Ready

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Testing out new Stamp Designs

And last but not least… I received the sample stamps for my winter snowman designs.  The snowman ornament above features one of these stamps!

Winter samples post

Ok, I think that pretty much catches you all up!  Hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving with your friends and family!

Happy day!

L

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DecoArt, TCW Design Team, Uncategorized

A Pumpkin of a Different Color

Hello all,

I am starting to come around to the fact that summer is fading and I must face the coming of fall and soon to be winter.  I always mourn the loss of our sunshine filled days and pleasant summer heat each year.   So, time to pull out the warm sweaters and sweat shirts, long pants and warm socks…’tis the season.

The one thing that I do appreciate about the fall  is the color; the many shades of yellow and orange that splash across the trees are just lovely to see.  The fall project below however,  was made using a non-traditional color scheme.  While browsing the craft store this morning I found fall florals in these beautiful shades of blue and green.  These colors, paired with a white pumpkin, made for an interesting take on a fall project.

Check out the video below for how to you can use your stencils on really bumpy substrates like this pumpkin.

Materials used:

Check out the Video below:

I hope that you have enjoyed this project and will try this “stencil on tissue” method that will stretch the use of your favorite stencils.

Bring on the fall…

Happy day!

L