Mixed Media Flower Card

Hello! I made a card recently that I think will fit in with the Mixed Media Card Challenge theme for April – Flowers.  Hopefully it meets all of their criteria for mixed media…

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20150315_124117The flower/leaves were stamped and heat embossed on watercolor paper, colored with Distress Inks and sprayed with pearlized water, using Confetti White Perfect Pearls.  I followed Jennifer McGuire’s technique:  Easy Distress Ink Watercolor + Pearlized Water (love her videos!).  For this card, I heat embossed the flower and leaves, then fussy cut to place on my card front.  I adhered the flower with foam squares for dimension and tucked the bird and leaves beneath the petals.

I cut the bird from chipboard and vintage sheet music, adhered them together and used distress inks to color.

I used double-sided adhesive to cut out the stand-up helper, and covered it with silk microfine glitter.

My “Just Because” sentiment was rubber stamped using Memento Tuxedo black ink.

Embellishments added:  Decorative black border stickers, black thin border stickers, ribbon, sequins, rhinestones 

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Supplies Used:

White Cardstock

Archiver’s Watercolor Paper

Paper Craft Collection, “Forever in Time” 6×6 paper

“Just Because” rubber stamp from Hot Off the Press

Stampendous Jumbo Moray Dahlia rubber stamp

Memento Tuxedo Black Ink

Versamark

Ranger Black Embossing Powder

Chipboard Bird – Tim Holtz Alterations Caged Bird

Sequins

Perfect Pearls Confetti White

Distress Inks:  various pinks, purples, greens, yellows

Mini-mister

Starform Ribbon Classic border stickers

Starform solid Black border stickers

Bo Bunny Adhesive Pink Rhinestones

Sookwage double-sided adhesive

Elizabeth Craft Dies – Stand-Up Helpers (Flower)

Elizabeth Craft Microfine Glitter – Fuchsia

White/black ribbon

Free Vintage Sheet Music found on Pinterest

Adhesive Foam Squares

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Please feel free to leave a comment or ask questions.  Thanks for stopping by and hope you enjoyed!

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