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Sunday, July 27, 2014

Mixed Media Birthday

Blessed Sunday to you!  I had some time to play this morning and created a few different projects while playing with the new Darkroom Door release.  The new texture stamps are fabulous and perfect for a little mixed media touch.  I decided to join in on the Mixed Media Challenge around the house.  I used an old toothbrush to sprinkle on my white acrylic paint.


I am swimming in cards and other projects but when the girls are looking for a birthday card for their friends they say there aren't any to be found.  I decided today to try something a little more free form to see if this would suit a girl teenager.  Although when I finished I realized this would make a pretty anniversary or wedding card.

I started with spraying an area on white cardstock using Tattered Angel - Cornflower blue Glimmer Mist.  After that dried II  spritzed a layer of white acrylic paint mixed with water to add a touch of white inky sprinkles. Next I used the Hero Arts - White chalk ink with the new Weathered Stripes texture stamps  to stamp stripes across vertically.      I decided to turn the stamp and repeat the stamping to give a hash mark effect.

I took the new splatter stamp  stamped in Ranger Archival - Blue Violet   and added random bits of color along with a few hearts from the Fun & Games  set.   I added the birthday sentiment from the Simple Sayings. 

Thanks for stopping by!

Suzz


9 comments:

  1. Hey Suzz! Loving this card! Beautifully designed, great colours and the flower trim is so pretty on it! Great work!
    Ingrid x

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  2. This is gorgeous! Your work amazes me!

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  3. Beautiful, different than most of what I see. I love this card.

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  4. What a beautiful mixed media card-love the colors! I'm a sure a teenage girl would love this. Thanks so much for joining us at The Mixed Media Monthly Challenge.

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  5. There's nothing like a good toothbrush right :) Such a pretty card and you're right...This card makes a pretty any occasion card!

    Lalo
    Mixed Media Monthly DT

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  6. love using those old toothbrushes... really nothing can compare! beautiful card and love the colors. Thank you so much for playing Around the House with the Mixed Media Monthly Challenge!
    -Rachel
    rwkrafts.com

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  7. This is fabulous, Suzz! I love the background, and the blue violet stamping keeps it soft. Perfect for a birthday, wedding, or anniversary, you're right. I think I need to case!

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  8. Love your mixed media card! An old toothbrush is a great item from around the house for paint splattering! Thanks for playing along with our Mixed Media Monthly Challenge!

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  9. Love this card and love the idea of using the toothbrush. Thank you for joining with the Mixed Media Monthly Challenge!

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