Sunday, October 5, 2014

Quick Mixed Media Tag

Hi all, Jelissa here with you today, how has your Sunday been?

Today I'm in with a quick and easy project that you can complete in less than 15 min. It's a mini-tag that I made for the girls in my mixed media workshop and it's really fun to create.

This is the tag:

I've used papers from Blue Fern Studio's Ombre Dreams collection as my background. This particular sheet is white-washed with bits of color, so it was perfect for whatever other mediums I wanted to add on subsequently.

I mixed in some Lindy's Stamp Gang's Magicals to tint the soft gel I was going to spread over a butterfly mask for the background. After that was some simple stamping with a word stamp.

Next, I took a chipboard which I cut out a bird cage with a Sizzix die and painted some metallic distress crackle paint over it. If you're using crackle medium, prime your surface with gesso first as it will help the medium to hold.

Lastly, it was adding bit of splatters with a mixture of Ayeeda Liquid medium and black acrylic paint.

Here's a close-up where you can see the stenciled soft gel butterflies better. Soft gel is a wonderful alternative to texture paste and it retains whatever color you add to it (it dries transparent), and still give a subtle look where your background paper is still visible. 

That's all I have for today. Thanks for dropping by the OTRS blog!


1 comment :

  1. OOoooo this is sooo sweet. Can't wait to see it on a page.