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Thursday, April 26, 2018

Mixed media creations for spring

Hello Crafty peeps ,

Im at the Mudra blog with a blog post to share some inspirations with Mixed media creations . 


Today I'm here to share my trial with textures and colours on a piece of cardboard that was a Cake base ! Interesting piece isn't it , we crafters keep hoarding things like these and much more packaging stuffs thinking of putting them to use some day , and sometime we do :P use them ....


This is how I went about creating on this Cake base
  • Prime the cake base with coating of gesso to cover the whole base 
  • Once it is perfectly dried top a coat of chalk paint , I chose the baby pink shade 
  • Dried the paint with the heat gun 
  • Added the sparrow couple on one end and shaded it to match the background 
  • I have created texture with Mudra's Stencil
  • In the meantime I have  made ready the Flowers with Mudra Cut3 Gardenia Die set


  • The flowers are made with papers from Beary Hugs pattern papers 
  • To shape all the flowers in this project I have used embossing tools. This helps in giving beautiful creases to the flower petals. 
  • But because of the thickness they need to be moistened by either misting or dipping in water to allow you to shape and emboss them easily. 
  • Finally completed the flower by adding gold shaded mist over them and by adding pearls to the centre.


  • I have added leafy chipzebs which I have coloured with green mist along with it given some shading and textures .


  • The creation is completed with chipzeb Words#1 wordings which I have coloured with distress ink  
  • The butterfly from Beautiful Butterflies chipzeb is shaded with pink and gold mist to complete the whole look . 

I'm all satisfied with the outcome and totally love how Im getting into flower making spree with these !!

2. Rangoli Textured Card
 

I made a very simple card. I really wanted to highlight the beautiful pattern of the stencil, so I decided to use texture paste and glitter. 



Card Details
  • I spread the texture paste and then sprinkled glitter heavily all over. 
  • Once it was dry, I have added the handmade Mudra Cut3 Gardenia flower.
  • I also added a bit of copper colour string behind the Flower .
  • To complete the look I have added sentiment from Mixed greetings stamp set .


3. ATC Mixed media creation


Artist trading cards (ATCs) are miniature pieces of art that are traded around the world. The only official rule for ATCs is the size: 2.5″ x 3.5″.

I have worked with  Grunge fx 6”x6” Stencil for this Atc and paper scraps from Beary Hugs paper pack for this creation !

  • I have spread the texture paste and created the background with Grunge fx 6”x6” Stencil .
  • I have used brown and red mist to colour 
  • I have adhered the mandala piece after the background dried
  • Further added handmade flowers made using Mudra Cut3 Gardenia flower die set.
  • I have used leafy chipzeb and words chipzeb to create this layout
  • Finally sprinkled sequins 
Im playing along 
 That's all from me today , hope to have inspired you all to try these stuffs !

Thank you so much for visiting & taking the time to comment on my blog. I love to hear from you & truly appreciate your feedback. Have a crafty day!



Regards
Sharada Dilip

4 comments:

  1. Your cards are beautiful, Sharada! I love the first one because of the sweet birds, but your flowers are gorgeous on all of them! Thank you for joining us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

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    1. Thank you Lin for dropping in and soo kind of you to say that !

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  2. Great use of that cake base! Love that you like to use bright bold colours! :)

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