How to Make Mixed Media Sentiment Cards

How often do you want to say Thank You, Love You Forever, You Are My Favorite, Thankful, Hello Today….Crew Member, Angélique shows us some great ideas and techniques for creating these sweet little cards.  Pop them in the mail, leave them at a co-workers desk or maybe on your hubby’s pillow this Father’s Day.  

Mixed Media Cards

Angélique create a series of videos  that walks you through the steps and the techniques.

Materials Used 

Tattered Angels:
Glimmer Mist – GoldGlimmer Mist – Icicle Blue

Canvas Corp:
Mini Clothespins- White
12 x 12 Burlap Sheet – Natural Burlap
Others:
Gears, Modeling paste, Gesso, Embossing powder, Black and Grey pencils, Distress, Black Ink

Tools Used: Heat gun, Brush, Spatula, Stamps,Stencils

Step 1 – The first step is to apply gesso on a scrap of paper. A thin layer will suffice.

Step 1 - Gesso

Step 2 – Then, once the gesso dries, apply it 2 more times, with two different stencils and the modeling paste. Between each layer, we will accelerate our drying with a heat gun or hair dryer.

 Step 2 - Modeling Paste

Step 3- Next, we will bring the colors and shine in our project, thanks to our wonderful Glimmer Mist. I use Glimmer Mist in Gold and Blue Icicle

Step 3 - Glimmer Mist Gold Step 3 - Glimmer Mist Icicle Blue

Step 4- Cut strips of burlap and plaster them with gesso to give it an antique effect.

Step 4 - Burlap

Step 5- At the center of your card, place the scenery and the text (message) .

Step 5 - Mixed Media Card

Step 6- We finish off the project with some decorations to give it the finishing touch. In the video, you will discover additional steps, stamped patterns, embossing, adding relief with beads, and inking the edges.

Step 6 - Misted Cards

 

Check out the YouTube Video

Enjoy making cards that let you say what you want to say and show off your creative style too.

To see more of Angélique’s work, visit her bog – Boule de scrap and Instagram and YouTube

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'How to Make Mixed Media Sentiment Cards' have 2 comments

  1. June 13, 2016 @ 2:59 pm alunatunes

    I’ve never seen string used so creatively! I love this beautiful card. Thank you for sharing!

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