Sunday, 27 March 2016

Winging It with Mixed Media

Dini over at Splitcoaststampers proposed a Mix-Ability challenge called "Winging It".


I used up some odds and ends for this card - an odd sized piece of white cs for the cardbase, a corrugated cup sleeve, and a piece of smooshed Inka Gold background.

I punched the bird and branch out of the Inka Gold piece. I randomly painted some white Gesso on the corrugated cup sleeve. And I sprayed some gold spray on the card base to tie in to the gold in the bird and branch.

At first I set the bird on the corrugated panel but it didn't pop enough, and I wanted to work a sentiment in somehow, so the IO joy tag seemed the perfect solution. I embellished with a large gold gem on the tag and a small one for the bird's eye.





Supplies:

Paper: white cs, corrugated cup sleeve
Paper Size: 3.5"x5"
Accessories: SU bird and branch punch, white Gesso, homemade gold spray, various colours of Inka Gold, gold gems, foam tape, Impression Obsession joy tag die

4 comments:

  1. Very cool!! LOVE each and every layer and element on this Susan. And great job of recylcing the cup sleeve too! xx

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  2. I like your arty card and the way you used the corrugated cardboard. And the cute bird ... it looks great.

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    1. Susan, I love your artsy winging it mixed media card. Great way to use your scraps too. Very inspiring my friend. TFS

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  3. Beautiful colors in your pretty bird! Love the rustic look with the corrugated piece and that sweet tag!

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