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?

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!

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!


  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!

  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 :)

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

  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.

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


  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

  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

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

  9. SO many wonderful little details! Just beautiful.


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