Sunday, 17 January 2016

Mixed Media Stencil


Paper Learning Curve - Grá O'Neill: Simon Says Stamp Birthday Farm Animals, Falling Snow stencil,  Prima Audrey Doll, Finnabair Harlequin stencil - Mixed Media


Mixed media background fun! This is a quick way to let your creativity roam. I started by gessoing my card to create a surface for stencilling and spraying. Then my inner child was activated as I emptied all my bits & bobs on to the table, spread them out and looked for just the right pieces for my card. After gluing, layering and drying I used pearlescent embossing paste through Finnabair's Harlequin stencil. When everything was dry, I added some white gesso to mute some of the elements original colour and some clear gesso where I wanted to keep it, then more drying time! Now to the spraying, two blues and a pink and then the glitter and micro beads. I found a relatively flat and clear place to stamp Happy Birthday in Stazon and added my doll.

Paper Learning Curve - Grá O'Neill: Simon Says Stamp Birthday Farm Animals, Falling Snow stencil,  Prima Audrey Doll, Finnabair Harlequin stencil - Mixed Media

The Audrey doll is coloured with promarkers and glitter paste stencilled through Simon Says Stamp Falling Snow stencil and stickles is added to her skirt. I stamped in Memento Tuxedo black on some music script paper inspired by The Mixed Media  Monthly Challenge graphic.

Can you find the "Ugly button" à la Finnabair?

Challenges:
CCEE Stampers CCEE1602: Hats  [Audrey Doll Stamped Hat]
Craft for the Craic: January Blues  [blue sprays & micro beads] 
Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge: Stencil It  [Simon Says Stamp Falling Snow, Finnabair Harlequin]
The Mixed Media Monthly Challenge #20: Time Flies  and you're turning 70!

http://mixedmediamc.blogspot.ie/2016/01/mixed-media-monthly-challenge-20-time.html

Supplies
Stamps: Simon Says Stamp Birthday Farm Animals, Prima Audrey Doll
Dies & Stencils etc:
Simon Says Stamp Falling Snow stencil, Prima Finnabair Harlequin stencil.
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Stazon Jet Black
Paper: White & patterned card, canvas, doily, lace from stash
Highlights: wink of stella, stickles, glitter paste, pearlescent embossing paste, glitter, micro beads, paper flowers, metal embellishments & numbers, Papermania black gem, white & clear gesso. 
Sprays: LuminArte Plumeria, Bolivian Blue, Glimmer Mist Electtic Blue, Distress Spray Brushed Pewter, Dylusion Ink Spray White Linen
Colouring: ProMarkers



Hope you enjoyed your visit and see you again soon!







11 comments:

  1. Oh, my! How awesome, Grá! I love this stunning piece! Thank you for sharing it with the CCEE Stampers in their Hat Challenge this week!

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  2. Oh so very pretty! Love how you featured the JN girl! All the shimmery detail looks amazing! Thanks for joining along with the MMMC :)

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  3. I love it and have been inspired-I have and love this doll- one of many of my growing family!

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  4. Fabulous!! I just love the way you've used sheet music for the doll. And the whole background is beautiful; you make me think I need to pull out my microbeads more often.

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  5. oh she is just beautiful!! love this! Thank you so much for playing with the Mixed Media Monthly Challenge!

    -Rachel
    rwkrafts.com

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  6. Wow Grá such awesomeness! Love the sheet music, and all the different elements! You rock mixed media. thankyou for joining us this month at Craft for the Craic

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  7. OMG! This card is a BEAUTY!! I am in love with the style, texture and colors! Thank you for playing with us at Craft for the craic! :)
    Suchi GDTxx

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  8. Just - WOW!!!!! Her dress is gorgeous
    Thank you for joining us at Craft for the Craic
    Pixie (DT member)

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  9. SO many wonderful little details! Just beautiful.

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