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Best Wishes Card with VersaMagic – Imagine Blog

Hello all,

I am over on the Imagine Blog today with a Mixed Media card featuring texture, layers, and dimension.  The blog post provides instructions as well as a link to the video.  I hope you will check in out!

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Supplies

Imagine
Other
  • White Cardstock
  • Mixed Media Paper
  • Lace
  • TCW Stencil – Damask
  • Hot off the Press Stamps

 

Happy day!

L

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“Celebrate It” Challenge Blog – Inspiration

Hello all,

I am over on the  Lost Coast Design Portal to Creativity Blog with a Birthday card for the  “Celebrate It” challenge  This project features a quick masking technique over a roughly colored background.  It’s a fun and quick way to create an interesting mixed media look to your next card.  Hop on over the the Lost Coast Blog to get all of the details.

Lost Coast Designs:

Other supplies:

  • Faber Castell – Gelatos
  • Watercolor paper
  • Cardstock
  • Tsukineko VersaFine Clair – Nocturne
  • Tsukineko Delicata -Golden Glitz
  • Tsukineko VersaMagic – Tea Leaves
  • Tim Holtz Idea-ology – Small Talk Stickers
  • Imagine Sheer Shimmer Craft Spray – Gold

 

Happy Day!

L

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Create Mixed Media Art Panel with Patina Frame

Hello all,

Posting today to share with you a Mixed Media Art Panel made with lots of bits and pieces paired with great texture and layers.  The frame was painted with home made patina mediums (made with acrylic paint, texture powder and sand).  Of course, you could always use a Patina kit, rather than making your own mediums.  Kits are a great option and decreases the tension of trying something new!  Be sure to check out the Mixed Media Quick Tips video below for the step by steps.

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Supplies:

  • Prima Flowers
  • Prima Junkyard Findings
  • Prima Stencil – Tile
  • Prima Glass Beads
  • Brea Reese Texture Powder & Sand
  • Bead Landing – gears
  • Metal wings & feather
  • Tim Holtz Idea-ology – Small Talk Stickers, Roses & Mini Framed Panel
  • TCW Light & Fluffy Modeling Paste
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylics – Sugared Peach, Light Lime, Zinc, Lamp (ebony) Black, Desert Turquoise,
  • DecoArt Americana Premium White Gesso
  • DecoArt Americana Premium Texture Medium
  • Deco Art Americana DuraClear Matte Varnish
  • DecoArt Dazzling Metallics – Worn Penny

Mixed Media Quick Tips Video

I hope you enjoyed learning about this Mixed Media creation.  Comment below if you have any questions about this project or even suggestions for an upcoming project.

Happy Day!

Lori

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Create a pretty card using watercolors and rubber stamps – Lavender Sprig

Hello all,

In celebration of World Watercolor Month, I have created this pretty Lavender Sprig card using watercolors and rubber stamps.  Watercolors seem to go so well with the lavender images from the Club Scrap Inc. 2018 Lavender Fields set.  I love lavender everything so, of course, this is one of my absolute favorite stamp sets.  Check out the Mixed Media Quick Tips video below for the step by step details.

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Supplies:

  • White Cardstock
  • Watercolor paper
  • Grumbacher Opaque Watercolors
  • Yasutomo metallic watercolors
  • Club Scrap Inc –Lavender Fields stamp set
  • Tsukineko VersaFine Clair – Nocturne
  • Tsukineko StazOn Pigment – Koala Gray, Piano Black
  • Ribbon

 

Mixed Media Quick Tips Video

I hope you have enjoyed this project and will try using watercolors on your next card.  After all, it is World Watercolor Month so it is a perfect time to give it a try!

Happy World Watercolor Month!

Happy day!

L

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Create a Mixed Media Cherub Canvas with TCW Stencil — The Crafter’s Workshop Blog

Hello all, Adding found objects to my mixed media art work is one of my favorite things to do. For this project, I am using a ceramic cherub face that I found at a second hand shop. The cherub face worked so well against the lovely textured background created with the TCW Big Flower stencil…

via Create a Mixed Media Cherub Canvas with TCW Stencil — The Crafter’s Workshop Blog

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Lost Coast Designs Fridafest Blog Hop Day 2

Hello all,

It’s Day 2 of the Lost Coast Designs Portal to Creativity Fridafest Blog Hop!  So, once you check out my Fridafest inspiration piece below…hop onto to the next blog for more creative Frida Fun!

For today’s project, I drew my inspiration from a colorful Mexican blanket, like the ones pictured below.

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I love the bands of color with strips of white in between.  So pretty!  With the bright and beautiful colors of Mexico, it is so easy for find inspiration.    Again, I hope you will find inspiration from this photo as well as my Fridafest Day 2 card below!

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Lost Coast Designs:

Other Supplies:

  • Chalk ink
  • Permanent Ink
  • White Pen
  • Buttons
  • Sticker gems
  • Twine
  • Double sided mounting tape
  • Black & White Cardstock
  • Water Color pencils

Instructions:

  • Apply chalk ink to cardstock panel in bands of color, as shown below.

1 stripes

  • Stamp Doodle Flower Background stamp with permanent black ink.

2 stamp Doodleflowers

  • Sketch lines and dots with white pen.

3 trim.white pen

  • Stamp Floral Frida image onto white cardstock with permanent black ink.

4 frida

  • Cut a square out of black cardstock and sketch a border with a white pen.

5 black mount

  • Trim doodle flower panel to card size, wrap in center with twine and prep with double sided mounting tape.  Prep black square panel with mounting tape as well.

6 string.mount

  • Assemble panels and adhere to card base.  Add additional white pen sketches and embellishments.

7 adhere.emb white pen

  • Sketch coordinating colors of watercolor pencils around Frida image and blend.  Color lips.  Sketch border with white pen.

8 color frida

  • Adhere Frida image to card front and embellish with flower button and sticker gems.

9 embellish frida

  • Done

10 done

Be sure to go the the next blog for more Fridafest inspiration for more Fridafest inspiration.  Also remember to leave comments for a chance to win (see Lost Coast Design Blog Hop post for details).  What a wonderful way to celebrate the amazing works of Frida Kahlo!

Blog Hop List:

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Happy day!

L

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Lost Coast Designs Fridafest Blog Hop Day 1

Hello all,

It’s Day 1 of the Lost Coast Designs Portal to Creativity Fridafest Blog Hop!  So, once you check out my Fridafest inspiration piece below…hop onto to the next blog for more creative Frida Fun!

While researching the colors of Mexico, I found this lovely photo of colorful houses on a hillside and loved it.   The colors are so bright and lively!

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It was the perfect inspiration for my first Fridafest Card!  I hope you find inspiration from this photo as well as my card below!

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Lost Coast Designs:

Other Supplies:

  • Chalk ink
  • Permanent Ink
  • White Pen
  • Scrap piece of Mounting foam – square

Instructions:

  • Cut a square from a scrap piece of mounting foam and use as a stamp to create a pattern of colored squares on a card panel.  Use a variety of chalk inks

1 squares

  • Stamp image from the ATC Misc. 6 Set onto card panel with grey ink.

2 background stamp

  • In the center of the card panel, stamp the Frida Woodcut image with black permanent ink.

3 frida

  • Use another image from the ATC Misc. 6 Set to add script to the background with black permanent ink.

4 script

  • Apply inks (same colors from background squares) directly to craft matte and add water.  Then use the wet ink (like you would watercolors) to color Frida Image.

5 watercolor w.ink

  • Use a white pen to sketch around the Frida image, add border around card and draw tiny windows and doors onto the squares in the background.

6 white pen

  • Edge panel and card base with black ink.  Adhere panel to card base.

7 done

Be sure to go the the next blog for more Fridafest inspiration for more Fridafest inspiration.  Also remember to leave comments for a chance to win (see Lost Coast Design Blog Hop post for details).

Blog Hop List:

Click Here for Blog Hop main post

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Happy day!

L

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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.