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2GORGEOUS MIXED MEDIA PROJECTS:using CS Stamps & Shimmer products.

Hello My Arty and Crafty Friends,
This is Archana Here, Hope you guys are enjoying this month of Love,
I am super excited today to be here with another love theme based Mixed Media Project… But before moving ahead Belated Happy Valentine’s Day…

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Im sure, you all are pretty excited about our craft challenges,
which is ongoing for this lovely month of February, and we have just few days left to call the winners.

So if you have missed the previous post check it out here:
 

Challenge#20,”LOVE IS IN THE AIR”.

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You can create  Cards, layoutsa journal pageCanvasesinteractive/3D cards,
mixed mediaaltered art, Flower Crafts …anything crafty,With the colors of love in it! 
But keep in mind, Craftyscrappers products as focus.

  • Last date of submission is 27th FEBRUARY,2018

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To win the amazing goodie bags !

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Okay so Here are the projects which we are going to create Today:

 

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PROJECT#1: Mixed Media altered MDF board

 

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I took 10 inch circle shaped MDF board, and prime it using gesso, but instead of using brush, i used palate knife to apply gesso, this way i have texture on the surface, it is the best way to create texture on any surface easily, this is how it looks :

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I used MDF photo frame with word LOVE and steampunk gears of different shapes & sizes, which are easily available online or any local craft store, and then glue them to form a random composition.

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After everything dries completely, i added resin Victorian frame and cute little angel cupid, i also added paper flowers, (don’t worry about the embellishment colors), at the end we are going to cover everything with gesso.. and as i always says use whatever you have in your stash, okay so moving on to rest tutorial.. 🙂

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Added micro beads, this is one of my favorite thing to add to any mixed media project, and later cover entire project with gesso.

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This seems all confusing and hard but trust me guys once you start building layers and embellishment you will find it easier than ever.

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I started coloring using Craftyscrappers “Shimmer sprays” named Juicy watermelon and Sweet sunshine, after you finish the spraying before it gets dried just tilt the project little bit so this way both the color will flow & blend together..
these sprays are so amazing that it goes on any surface as you can see here,
Craftyscrappers Shimmer Sprays are available in 16 gorgeous colors to chose from.

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after it dried completely i used “fixative spray” to seal that shine n color,
as these shimmer sprays are water based.

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Next I used gesso to highlight the texture and elements using dry brush technique,
here the base coat colors does not scattered because i have sealed the colors using fixative, as you can see here, how beautiful finish i got in this project…

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I painted the letter LOVE and cupid using Craftyscrappers (pearl finish) SHIMMER PAINTSDreamy Daffodils and (gold touch)SHIMMER PAINTS- Tasty Cranberries  and used black paint to give depth to the project.

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HERE’S A CLOSER LOOK AT THE SHIMMER PAINTS AND THEIR EFFECT:

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Added pearls and painted them using Craftyscrappers (gold touch) shimmer paint-
Tasty cranberries” , also splattered this color a bit, and voila!!
this is final & glorious look of the finished Project.

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PROJECT#2: Mixed Media TAGS

 

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A BRIEF TUTORIAL

  • I took two white cardstock tags 6 inches x 3 inches and using Craftyscrappers Damask stencil & texture paste created texture on both the tags..
    This way i made background on both the tags.
  • Colored 1st tag using Craftyscrappers Shimmer Sprays- juicy watermelon and lushy orchid and 2nd tag using Craftyscrappers Shimmer Sprays- sweet sunshine and lushy orchid, while color is wet tilt both the tag little bit to run the color from texture I created earlier.

 

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  • Moving to 1st tag, i Stamped the image and sentiments from Craftyscrappers Everything magical stamp set and colored them
  • I took 2 smaller tags around 2.5 inches x 1 inch and place them randomly.
  • I also took corrugated cardboard to adhere behind stamped image,
    (you can clearly see this step in the finished tag.)
  • After fuzzy cutting the image I adhere image on corrugated cardboard using double sided foam tape, and place different size n color paper flowers.
  • Once everything dries completely, used black watercolor to gave depth & after placing the sentiment I added maroon micro beads around the flower and distress the edges of tag using black ink pad… here we finished our first tag.

 

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  • For 2nd tag I used image from the Everything magical and sentiment from Adventure Awaits stamp set.
  • Took gears and colored them using turquoise blue acrylic paint and after it dries highlight them using craftyscrappers chalk paint “Zesty lilac”.
  • Placed them randomly to form a composition leaving one side of tag empty for corrugated cardboard.
  • I colored the stamped image and distress the edges of corrugated cardboard.
  • Place stamped image on corrugated cardboard using double side foam tape.
  • Added sentiment and silver micro beads in empty spaces.
  • I also distress the edges of tag little bit using black watercolor and this is how I finish 2nd tag as well.

 

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SOME CLOSE UPS:

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Hope you guys have enjoyed both the MIXED MEDIA tutorials,
I will be back soon with some new inspirational project and art techniques.

Do leave some love and feedback below and I will be back soon for more inspirations!
Don’t forget to join in our craft challenges,(details at the beginning of the post!)
You can  participate via mr.linky (at the end of the challenge post)or via facebook,Instagram and even via email.
(While sharing your creation post over the social media, ie
Facebook/twitter/instagram
please use   #Craftyscrappers challenge20 to qualify for submission,
failing to do so, the entry would be disqualified.)

 

Have a nice day & Happy crafting!

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Challenge#20 REMINDER &DT INSPIRATIONS.

 Hello Crafty peeps!
This is Konica and I am  back at craftyscrappers blog today on behalf of all our Talented and hardworking DTs, with their fabulous inspiration projects which is based on,
“LOVE IS IN THE AIR”
theme to inspire you all with the current challenge.

if you have missed the previous post check it out here:

Challenge#20,”LOVE IS IN THE AIR”.

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You can create  Cards, layoutsa journal pageCanvasesinteractive/3D cards,
mixed mediaaltered art, Flower Crafts …anything crafty,With the colors of love in it! 
But keep in mind, Craftyscrappers products as focus.

  • Last date of submission is 27th FEBRUARY,2018

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To win the amazing goodie bags !

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We hope you will get inspired and participate in our CURRENT CHALLENGE.

So here are the Inspirations By our DTs:

 

GORGEOUS LOVE CARD By DT Member
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For this months challenge inspiration i have created a simple card.

Brief tutorial

  • I took a piece of cardstock approximately measuring 2.5″x4.5″.
  • Placed the heart stencil over it and distressed through it using Scattered straw distress ink.
  • Shifted the stencil slightly vertically and horizontally and distressed using Peacock feathers distress ink.
  • Stamped the sentiment, “you are beautiful to me” from Craftyscrappers stamp set,” Tale as old as time“.
  • Stamped the image, colored with zig markers and fussy cut the image.
  • Mounted over the tag using foam adhesive.
  • Punched a hole and tied a blue and yellow satin ribbons.

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BEAUTIFUL MONOCHROMATIC LOVE CARD By DT Member
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For this months challenge inspiration i have created a simple Black and white card/Monochromatic card with a tint of color to it.

 

Brief tutorial

  • Using my Misti I stamped the image in jet Black Archival ink on a Bielo white CardStock.
  • Die cut a heart and used it as a stencil.
  • Used craftyscrappers stamp set, “Forever Yours”.
  • Covered the image by placing the heart and using Craftyscrappers Damask stencil applied the Distress Inks in two tones of Hickery smoke.
  • Drew a heart shape now with a black watercolor pencil.
  • Watercolored the image with Zig brush colors in a  monochromatic look. 
  • Now created a ground with tiny pink grass.
  • The sentiment is from the same stamp set and is heat embossed on a tiny black flag strip in Opaque bright white embossing powder and popped it up.

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EMBOSSED BACKGROUND LOVE CARD By DT Member

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For this months challenge inspiration i have created a simple Embossed background card.

Brief tutorial

  • I took a brown cardstock folded it to create A2 size.
  • Using Craftyscrappers Hearts stencil and Texture paste, stenciled to create a clean background.
  • Stamped the stamp set, Be mine”, colored it and fuzzy cut it.
  • I also stamped the sentiment,” BE mine” from the same stamp set onto the colored heart.
  • Adhered the colored stamp onto the embossed background using double side tape.
  • Adhered all the pieces together onto the card base.
  • Lastly added some heart accents and completed the card.

 

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STUNNING MIXED MEDIA LOVE FRAME By DT Member
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For this months challenge inspiration i have created a Mixed media love frame.

Brief tutorial

  • First i have taken a 10 inch circle shaped MDF board, and prime it using gesso.
  • I used MDF photo frame with word LOVE and steampunk gears of different shapes & sizes, and then glue them to form a random composition.
  • After everything dried completely, i added resin Victorian frame and cute little angel cupid, i also added paper flowers,Added micro beads, and later cover entire project with gesso.
  • I started coloring using Craftyscrappers “Shimmer sprays” named Juicy watermelon and Sweet sunshine.
  • Once dried, I painted the letter LOVE and cupid using Craftyscrappers pearl finish shimmer paintDreamy Daffodils and gold touch shimmer paintTasty Cranberries and used black paint to give depth to the project.
  • Added pearls and paint them using gold touch acrylic paint “ Tasty cranberries” , also splattered this color a bit and thus finished my project.

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CUTE STENCILED BACKGROUND LOVE CARD By DT Member
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For this months challenge inspiration i have created a Cute stenciled background card.

Brief tutorial

  • I have used Craftyscrappers February released stencil- XOXO
    with distress inks and created a background.
  • The girl image and the sentiment is from Craftyscrappers stamp set-” JUST A NOTE“.
  • I have stamped the images from the stamp set on separate sheet and then hand colored with zig pens.
  • I did fussy cutting to the girl image.
  • Lastly have attached the girl image and the sentiment with the help of double sided tape.
  • i have also used some cup sequins to embellish the card.

 

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So that’s all for today! We hope you’re inspired!
Do leave some love and feedback below and we will be back soon for more inspirations!
Don’t forget to join in our craft challenges,(details at the beginning of the post!)
You can  participate via mr.linky (at the end of the challenge post)or via facebook,Instagram and even via email.
(While sharing your creation post over the social media, ie
Facebook/twitter/instagram
please use   #Craftyscrappers challenge20 to qualify for submission,
failing to do so, the entry would be disqualified.) 

Watch out for more in the coming month and enter your creations through the link at the beginning of the post, that will take you to the challenge entry.

Have Fun creating,
Happy Crafting!
 
 
 
Thank you,
konica
 
Craftyscrappers Team

 

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INK BLENDING+STENCILING +MIRROR IMAGE STAMPING: a step-by-step tutorial.

Hello Friends..

This is Deepti
and I’m so excited to be at Crafty Scrappers blog today.
Being it’s Valentines day today, this post is overloaded with lots of love cards…..
(Hope you won’t mind..;)

Before I reveal my cards.. Would like to wish you all an awesome Valentine’s day…
I hope you are enjoying this wonderful day with your loved ones… ❤

 

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But Before moving on with my video tutorial, let me share with you my
FEBRUARY DT KIT’2018 that i received:

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So our this months challenge is ongoing for this lovely month of February,
if you have missed the previous post check it out here:

 

Challenge#20,”LOVE IS IN THE AIR”.

challenge20-love is in the air

 

You can create  Cards, layoutsa journal pageCanvasesinteractive/3D cards,mixed mediaaltered art, Flower Crafts 
anything crafty,With the colors of love in it! 

But keep in mind, Craftyscrappers products as focus.

  • Last date of submission is 27th FEBRUARY,2018

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To win the amazing goodie bags !

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So moving back to my technique-oriented cards now…

 

For my cards, I have used one single stamp from Craftyscrappers February release, called Lets Shell-abrate to make all my cards
which I got in my DT kit.

STAMP SET: LETS SHELL-ABRATE!

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Here is pic of stamp set along with colored images
( I have used Gansai tambi watercolours to colour these images).

 

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 Now over to the cards..

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Card 1 – INK BLENDING & MIRROR IMAGE TECHNIQUE

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To make this card.. I took A2 size white cardstock
and ink blended the background in heart shape as shown using distress inks.

 

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Once satisfied, I put heart stencil and removed the ink using baby wipes to add some interest to my background and the  further stenciled the background using distressed ink And craftyscrappers mini stencil,


HEARTS

 

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After that, I did mirror stamping to create the pair for this cute turtle using pigment ink… As I don’t have mirror stamping block , I have used back side of some bigger stamp from my stash to do the mirror stamping.

 

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Then finally adhered my focal images and white heat embossed sentiment strip along with some heart embellishments and glossy accent…
 
Here is the close up…
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Card 2 –  STENCILING TECHNIQUE

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 To make this card, I took A2 size white card stock.. and stenciled the background using Craftyscrappers February released stencil XOXO ,using pink distress ink.
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 Once satisfied, I adhered the focal image with mounting tape
along with some stamped balloons.
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Finally, finished it by stamping the sentiment
which is from “Be Mine” stamp set and some hearts.
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Card 3 – CAS + INK BLENDING TECHNIQUE + WATER SPLATTERING TECHNIQUE

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 Here is my final card and to make this one, again I took A2 size white card stock and distress inked the background using 3 different colored inks. 
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Once satisfied, I splattered the whole background with mini mister
and then with paint brush.
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Finally adhered the focal image using mounted tape and added the handwritten and stamped sentiment as shown along with some silver sequins here & there.

 

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So That’s all from my end today.I Hope you enjoyed my cards.
Do let me know which one is your favorite.

Do leave some love and feedback below and I will be back soon for more inspirations!
Don’t forget to join in our craft challenges,(details at the beginning of the post!)
You can  participate via mr.linky (at the end of the challenge post)or via facebook,Instagram and even via email.
(While sharing your creation post over the social media, ie
Facebook/twitter/instagram
please use   #Craftyscrappers challenge20 to qualify for submission,
failing to do so, the entry would be disqualified.) 

Have a fabulous Day!
Happy Crafting!

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A SIMPLE LOVE CARD USING CS SHIMMER PAINTS: a brief Video tutorial.

Hello crafty folks,
Anushree here on Craftyscrappers blog today..
 And today I have a brief video tutorial for you all on Craftyscrappers blog,
Showing you a new technique of creating a beautiful background for your cards, using stencils, and how to jazz up the card using the shimmer paints.

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But Before moving on with my video tutorial, let me share with you my
FEBRUARY DT KIT’2018 that i received:
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So moving on to my brief tutorial on my love card now…
I have made a beautiful love card, keeping Valentine’s Day in mind as its approaching soon.This card is super cool and easy and trust me its beautiful too.
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Im sure, you all are pretty excited about our craft challenges, which is ongoing for this lovely month of February,

if you have missed the previous post check it out here:

Challenge#20,”LOVE IS IN THE AIR”.

challenge20-love is in the air

 

You can create  Cards, layoutsa journal pageCanvasesinteractive/3D cards,
mixed mediaaltered art, Flower Crafts …anything crafty,With the colors of love in it! 
But keep in mind, Craftyscrappers products as focus.

  • Last date of submission is 27th FEBRUARY,2018

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To win the amazing goodie bags !

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Let me share a picture of the card first.

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For this card, i have used Craftyscrappers newly launched product-
SHIMMER PAINTS: dried lavender
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Craftyscrappers shimmer paints are available in PEARL-FINISH and GOLD-TOUCH.
I have used the pearl-finish, water based acrylic Shimmer paint,called “Dried lavender” here, these paints are non-Toxic, 
great for adding shimmer that will jazz up all your craft mixed media and home-decor projects and are permanent once dry.
Craftyscrappers Stamp set, 
JUST A NOTE
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Along with Craftyscrappers February released, Mini stencil,
HEARTS
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Here are the full pic of materials i have used:
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Check out my Brief-Video tutorial  here:

 

I have explained the whole procedure of its making in my video tutorial.
Do watch and leave some love and I will be back soon for more inspirations!

Don’t forget to join in our craft challenges,(details at the beginning of the post!)
You can  participate via mr.linky (at the end of the challenge post)or via facebook,Instagram and even via email.
(While sharing your creation post over the social media, ie
Facebook/twitter/instagram
please use   #Craftyscrappers challenge20 to qualify for submission,
failing to do so, the entry would be disqualified.) 

 

 

Have a fabulous Day!
Happy Crafting!

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MIXED MEDIA LAYOUT USING CS STAMPS: a step-by-step tutorial

Hello everyone!
 
It’s Priyanka on Craftyscrappers today and I have a layout to share with you all using the newly released stamp sets. 
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It’s a mixed media layout made with just few basic craft supplies,
no fancy items, so easy to create for everyone.
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But before i get into that, let me tell you…
Our challenge for this month of DECEMBER is ongoing.
If you missed our previous post,check it out here…
 

You can create any project using embossing technique.
This embossing can be in any form,wet or dry,on stamps,through stencils or pastes.
it can be a layout, a journal page, a simple card, interactive cards,
mixed media canvas or project, altered art, anything crafty!

  • Last date of submission is 31st DECEMBER,2017

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To win An amazing goodie bag of  rs1500/-
From our store, http://www.craftyscrappers.in
(Coupon code will be generated to the winner.)

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So this is my completed MIXED MEDIA LAYOUT:

 

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Now moving on to the tutorial,
let me quickly go through the products that i have used to create this layout.
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Take a piece of cardboard, any colour corrugated sheet
and distress or archival inks. 
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 Create the background blending the inks using blending tool and glue a piece of corrugated sheet to the base.
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Now using the stamp set “Dots to Lines”  Stamp set from the store, stamp the image randomly and add white embossing powder to it.
Heat emboss the stamped area. 
 
 
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Next I picked this lovely stamp set again from the store “You are so Enchanting” and stamped the images on a piece of white cardstock, colored them using faber castell color pencils and fussy cut them.
 
 
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Select other embellishments to go with your background, like flowers, chipbords, die cuts, pattern papers etc. 
 
 
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Arrange and glue the elements to the cardboard.
 
 
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 I added some more texture to the base by applying texture paste to the corrugated sheet, Used shimmer pastes  from the store. These are so good to use for any mixed media project and on any surface!
I also added some tint of gold paste .
 
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 Hope you enjoyed the tutorial, do leave some love and feedback below.

Do leave some love and feedback below.
Don’t forget to join our craft challenges (details at beginning of the post)
You can participate via mr.linky (at the end of the challenge post)
or via facebook, instagram and even via email.
(While sharing your creation post over social media 
via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
please use #Craftyscrappers challenge18 to qualify for submission,
failing to do so entry will be disqualified.)

 

 

Happy Crafting!