Thursday, April 17, 2014
A Little Mixed Media with Veneer
I know it has been uber quiet around here lately! With our house on the market getting ready to move this summer, we have been busy with preparing the home and every once and in a while, we are kicked out for a few hours too! :) I am doing my best to stay afloat and keep creating! I sure miss it on a daily basis.
Today, I have a card to share with you that I submitted for publication but unfortunately, was rejected. I also gave a sneak peek on the Party Time Tuesday blog today. I had a lot of fun creating this. Masking, veneer, and colored sprays are all the rage and I jumped on board. Speaking of colored sprays... no need to spend a ton of money on these sprays when you can make your own with some inexpensive acrylic paint, water, some twinkling H2O if you want sparkle, and a mini spray bottle. Just mixed enough paint with some water until you achieve the color depth you want.
I used a mask from Crafters Workshop of chicken wire and used some washi tape to hold it in place to where I wanted it. Then I used my watered down acrylic paint to spray the blue in the areas I wanted it. TIP: I found that masking on a larger panel for your card is easier and then you can cut it to size. With the mask still in place, I sponged in some other colors where I wanted additional depth. My veneers were of chevrons and I used some Glossy Accents to adhere the wood to the panel pointing down to the sentiment. The sentiment was cut using my Silhouette Cameo and dotted with more glossy accents to glue it into place. The card was finished out with some rhinestones and popped up over the card base.
I hope you are a little inspired to get "mixed up" with some mixed media! Thanks for stopping by and hope you have a fabulous Thursday! Be sure to check Party Time Tuesdays Your Daily Dose out! It's all about dies! Link up for your chance to win!