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Mixed Media Monthly Challenge #42 – silhouettes

hello everyone!

today i am kicking off the month sharing with you the latest challenge from Mixed Media Monthly (https://l NULL.facebook NULL.com/l NULL.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Fmixedmediamc NULL.blogspot NULL.com%2F2017%2F11%2Fmixed-media-monthly-challenge-42 NULL.html&h=ATNPs36fzaLmoibEicM5WrJIz-vsVJCfaVfemoixeDgUluBZHgeh1PtTrJzn3IkTO4dCXyeT91-LlR4a0bjvK2hf5w_BFvtwQQ62OuC7hoSZugbfuzrClfc2mCKY2Vm88J8yGVW1UHAiBaEtN4qg4Fyis6Xk5_SzVNbQ9iCMODFwsXbUYWh3HeBtnmVmAN4Hc2eneuu_BzLWGOS-uIN3ImgufWrLLH2SiO-j5050CK9rE1n_pEkciTtDLbjO-Dq5vrN9JnNaFOuZ_ZRqsWGVXw__8sVFNSA) and this one is all about Silhouettes!!

No automatic alt text available.and we are collaborating with Visible Images stamps.  they are a company based in the UK and their stamp and stencil designs are unique, original and different! Arty images, inspiring quotes, and brilliant backgrounds for cards, journal pages and mixed media pieces!

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and i was so lucky to receive from them the No Space for Dreams (https://visibleimage NULL.co NULL.uk/product/no-space-for-dreams/) set. i fell in love with the stamp ‘dreams’ and i wanted it as a constant reminder so decided i need to make something a little unique with it other than an art journal page.

Although these companies have provided me with some product to create this project the opinions I share are solely my own.

i made this quick and inspiring coaster simply by stamping the silhoutte using black distress paint onto a sheet of watercolour paper. once the paint was dry i used some colour burst and added a bit of colour. i love how the randomness turned out perfectly!

i then stamped the quote using embossing ink and sprinkled some antiquities weathered wood powder and heat set. i then let the whole thing sit for a day prior to glueing it down to a coaster and then covering it with Ice Resin.

and that is that! hope you have enjoyed my project and that you take the time to make one of your own and join in with us this month at Mixed Media Monthly.  be sure to include the  graphic in your blog post in order for it qualify for your chance to win this months prize sponsored by Visible Image!

until next time my friends

diana

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Mixed Media Monthly Challenge #41- mid month colour

hello everyone!

i am back again to share with you another project i created for this months’ Mixed Media Monthly Challenge (https://mixedmediamc NULL.blogspot NULL.ca/2017/10/mixed-media-monthly-challenge-41-color NULL.html)

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Once again our October Sponsor is Rubber Dance Stamps (http://www NULL.rubberdance NULL.com/) from Norway!

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Our lucky random winner will win a $30 gift certificate to the Rubber Dance Online Store!!!

for my project i chose to do another 6×6 tile using the same colour theme as last months project but with a splash of orange (egyptian gold actually)

so here is what i did. i stared out using a stencil and some light&fluffy modelling paste. i did the 6×6, leaving the centre of my square out

once that layer was dry i then lined the stencil up after placing a piece of chipboard in the centre of my square and then added some modelling paste to  my chipboard.

once everything was dry i started adding some sprays.

for the centre piece i added a splash of white spray and let it leak through the crevices to lighten up the centre of my piece

now here are my two pieces

and as you can see they one up perfectly and i love the two different colours

next it was time to work on my centrepiece… now for this piece remember we are doing  a product partnership with Rubber Dance Stamps an i am using the funny fungi.  i stamp it onto red cardstock with black archival ink and then quickly heat embossed it with clear powder.  i then filled all the dots with glossy accents and went back to the white and using a pin i picked at it in order to try to give it some texture

then it was time for the finishing touches…. the spray of gold and for the centre of my flower i chose to put in a tiger eye gemstone

here you have it my finished piece

thanks for stopping. don’t forget to upload your creation HERE (https://mixedmediamc NULL.blogspot NULL.ca/2017/10/mixed-media-monthly-challenge-41-color NULL.html) for your chance to win this months prize, a $30 gift certificate to the Rubber Dance online store!!!

don’t forget you must include the Mixed Media Monthly Challenge #41 imagine to qualify!!

until next time my friends

diana

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mixed media monthly challenge #40 – mid month vintage challenge

hello everyone!!

so today i am here to share with you a project i created for this months mixed media monthly challenge.

so before i go into the details of how i created this vintage art piece  i want to share a couple of things with you….. first off take a look at who our sponsor is this month!!!

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yes!! it is The Funkie Junkie (https://scontent NULL.fykz1-1 NULL.fna NULL.fbcdn NULL.net/v/t1 NULL.0-9/20264527_10209571695357231_1784606768953479936_n NULL.jpg?oh=08184221ff54b35d067458cee54d3a1b&oe=5A148905).. the place where you can get those much desired and sought after supplies!
and the second thing i wanted to share is this months image..  remember to add it to your post  if you want the chance to win our sponsor’s prize! You can read all about it HERE (https://mixedmediamc NULL.blogspot NULL.ca/2017/09/mixed-media-monthly-challenge-40-vintage NULL.html)

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okay now that those details are over let’s get into how i created my page

i was searching through some shelves for something, who knows what, and came across one of of Ken Olivers mixed media boards and my walnut ink kit and that is what triggered my idea!

so i started out by applying some crackle paste through the dragonfly stencil and i set that aside to dry. once it was dry i started using my sprays…once my dragonfly was sprayed with the terra cotta i covered it and then applied the other sprays on the outside edges.

then it was all about letting it dry. i loved how it turned out… and then i had this brilliant idea!!  why not add a few gems to highlight the dragonfly!! so out came my crystals

and i layered them into my dragonfly

i love all the crackles on this piece… it truly reminds me of the crackles you see in old pieces of ceramic…

i am wondering if perhaps i should layer a think layer of resin to preserve this piece…thinking…

thanks for stopping by.  don’t forget to play along!!

supplies used:

TCW656s – winged mosaic (http://store NULL.thecraftersworkshop NULL.com/product/tcw656-winged-mosaic/)
imagine crafts – walnut stain (https://www NULL.imaginecrafts NULL.com/learn-walnut-ink)
Ken Oliver – media board (https://www NULL.scrapbook NULL.com/store/brand/ken+oliver-2 NULL.html#ctop)
Emerald Creek – citrine gemstone (http://www NULL.emeraldcreek NULL.org/Citrine-Gemstones-p/qs-ci NULL.htm)

 

 

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TCW – Unicorn

hello everyone!

Today I am back on the The Crafter’s Workshop blog (http://www NULL.thecraftersworkshop NULL.com)  sharing with you this art journal page.  it is by far one of my favourite art journal pages I have created in a long time.

Click here (http://www NULL.thecraftersworkshop NULL.com/blog/2017/09/art-journal-page-unicorn/) to jump on over to their blog for the full tutorial on how i created this page.  I absolutely love how it turned out so much so it has inspired me for my next page already.  i will be back on the 22nd of September to offer you more inspiration using The Crafter’s Workshop stencils and paints!

in the meantime you can check in regularly with me on my Facebook page (https://www NULL.facebook NULL.com/missusgmoments/) or you can check out my  Instagram (https://www NULL.instagram NULL.com/dianahetherington/)  feed to see what else i am up to during the month!

diana

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Sizzix Maker Challenge – Is it a House, a Pocket or a Flag!!

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I am back today to share with you a different way to use the Eileen Hull House/Pocket Stitchlit (https://www NULL.sizzix NULL.com/661902/sizzix-thinlits-die-set-9pk-house-pocket-stitchlits)

I originally created my original project with this die as a banner and ever since then I have been thinking about a specific project and well this is the time to share it here with you!

in today’s world of social media it is so easy to request someone to share a prayer, a positive thought, sending a bit of light etc. and every time I see this I do a silent send their way and that is what got me thinking and creating

so i proceeded to cut out some house’s using the house/pocket stitchlit and in the way i folded it it turns out that i end up with a different type of banner bit that can be used!!

See you always need to be on the lookout for those extra ways right!

i took each one and folded down the top portion and sewed straight across the top in order to create a little pocket for a string to go through so i can hang these outside in the breeze.

next i placed the bits one at  a time into my stamping platform and sometimes using the initials and sometimes the first name of the individuals, i stamped using some paint.

I then just added various stamps on the flags and then strung them up outside.

here are a few of  the flags i want to share with you and hope it encourages you to look outside of what your die was created for and to what it can be used for as a bonus!

thanks for stopping by today! don’t forget that Sizzix has a Makers Challenge happening this month using Eileen’s Heartfelt collection. just click on this picture and it will take you there for all the details

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and here is the prize, which includes Eileen’s fabulous Journal die:
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remember you need to play along for a chance to win this prize!!!

until next time

diana

 

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