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Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Mixed Media Valentine

Ok, I'm going to go ahead and say... I'm not a mixed media expert. I'm not going to even try to say that I know what I'm doing. I only attempted this because I love my little sister. She likes the mixed media look, so I made this valentine for her. I did enjoy making this mixed media card, but I'm not awesome at it.

I started out with using some chalk pastels and oil pastels to create the background. I blended the colors together with a baby wipe. Then I just dabbed on some paint and added some washi tape once it dried. Then I put a Prima butterfly on the card and placed the stickers on. Last, I cut 3 "love" phrases with my Cameo and layered them on top of another with some dimensional glue dots. It's definitely a little messy, but I think it turned out all right. I think she'll like it. ;)


katie said...

It's beautiful! Is that camera part of washi tape? Love it. I think it turned out great, and very mixed-media. ;)

Ashley Horton said...

This looks awesome Heather! I think it definitely looks like a mixed media expert did this one!! Great job and what a fun gift for your sister!!

ELLEN said...

Awesome job with your attempt at mixed media! You've hit the nail on the head IMHO! What a lucky sister you have, to have such a talented and devoted loving sister to make her such awesome gifts! I think on one hand, mixed media looks intimidating, but on the other hand, there are no rules, so it is pure inspiration at work! Love your results!!!

Auntie Em said...

Beautiful card and I bet your sister will love it! There are so many pretty details on it to see. Maybe you have found a new calling! :)