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Mixed media project

Posted by Janice Upton on

Mixed media project

Finally got around to finishing a project I started a while ago.  Had a couple of restarts on it as it was going to be a white background with a selection of colours but didn't like how it turned out so painted it black and started again.  The beauty of mixed media!    

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Trying my hand at scrapbooking

Posted by Janice Upton on

Trying my hand at scrapbooking

I love making mini albums, cards and mixed media but I thought I'd have a go at scrapbooking.  I have been searching Pinterest and other websites looking for a style that I liked. I have long been a fan of Di Garling's work, a designer for 49 and Market, and thought her layouts would suit the photos I had chosen to work with.  I used Prima papers then using modeling paste stenciled on to the paper then did a bit of stamping, added 49 and Market flowers, cut out a couple of frame dies, added some flourishes cut out of Rose Gold...

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Cards

Posted by Janice Upton on

Cards

Hi Crafters, A few card ideas for you......                                                                       

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Oxides and Nuvo Glimmer Paste

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Oxides and Nuvo Glimmer Paste

I needed to make some cards for my sister as part of her birthday present. So I made a background with Tim Holtz Distress Oxides and once dry applied some Nuvo Glimmer Paste through a stencil onto the background and below is the result: For the card on the left I used the Tim Holtz Mosaic stencil. If you like a lot of sparkle it has lovely coverage but I also wanted one of the backgrounds to be subtle so I used Prima's Cobblestone which I am growing to love more and more each time I use it (middle card).  I used an older stencil...

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Mix media-ing with the crafting girls

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Mix media-ing with the crafting girls

The crafting girls got together as we wanted to make a similar project to the one Karen made a while ago, so here are a few photos of our completed work:Teri's creation  Sue's creation  Karen's creationMy creationI really love working with Finnabair's waxes. It is easy to get a lot of coverage on quite a large project and didn't really use a lot of wax.  I covered this box for my niece-in-law to hold a mini album I made for her.  Products used:                              

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