Thursday, April 18, 2013

Mixed Media Card

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I used watercolor paper to create these cards.

Can someone please tell me how to call this paper? *embarrased* It's a kind of heavy tissue paper use to wrap flowers. A mulberry paper? I don't know, I'm not sure...Anyways, I used this paper to create this "Happy Bee Day" card.
Prepare your sheet.
Lay a mask/stencil on top.
 Mist with your favorite color spray ink.
 Let it dry completely.
  • watercolor paper - Michaels
  • stencil - TCW Hexagons
  • string - American Crafts
  • "Happy" - RAK from Laurie - Jenni Bowlin
  • "bee" - altered BG chipboard letters. Just painted it with black and straw color from Ceramcoat by Delta
  • "day" - American Crafts
  • spray ink - Dylusions , cut grass color
  • bee - cuttings from an old birthday card
Lay a mask/stencil on top.
I used tape to keep the stencil in place.
Apply ink.
For paint splatter, I mixed  paint with a little amount of water .
 Mix to get the water down consistency.
Splatter the paint down, tap your brush freely.
Let it dry completely.
  • watercolor paper - Michaels
  • stencil - Plaid Folk Art - Pebble design
  • bicycle stamp - Recollection/Michaels
  • "love you" sentiment - Hampton Art
  • ink - Versa Magic , turquoise gem and tuxedo black from Memento
  • patterned paper - Pebbles Seen and Noted
  • wooden buttons - Dollar Daze
  • embroidery floss - RAK from Laurie

Please check this link how to make the background, thanks.
Stamp images onto a vellum paper. Set the ink to dry.
Paint the back of the image.
You can use, colored pencil, ink, or even watercolor pencil.
Let it dry completely.
Fussycut them and you are ready.
  • watercolor paper - Michaels
  • pearls - Dollarama
  • vellum - Recollection/Michaels
  • punch - Fiskars
  • friendship quote - DCWV
  • ink -  tuxedo black, lilac posies and grape jelly from Memento
  • cardstock - from sticker packaging
Thanks for looking!





  1. Neat techniques! I really like the circles with the aqua and orange. Thanks for sharing!

  2. These are such cool and great techniques!! Thanks for the tutorials. I need to give these a try!


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