Tattered Tangles Mixed Media Layout


When I was little coloring was one of those things that could keep me occupied for hours. When I was a bit younger than I am today, I often found myself with some younger relatives coloring books surrounded by the little big eyed owners. I even got a Mermaild´s Coloring book for my 25th birthday….. Well imagine what happened when I got my hands on the Tattered Tangles!

The Tattered Tangles are printed on mistable paper that is really heavy and give your colors a perfect base. You can use the papers as they are or cut them up to fit your project. I choose to cut up my paper and use if  for a mixed media layout. I will show you how in a (picture heavy) step-by-step.

Step 1















I started off with painting my paper with Glimmer Glaze and Glimmer Mist in different colors.

Step 2


As I wanted to really highlight the Tangled pieces I made a background by applying layers of Glimmer Glaze on a white cardstock.



Step 3


I used a wet dish cloth to smear the Glimmer Glaze a bit. You can see that the green and grey colors are a bit diluted on the picture below.


Step 4


To add dept and a more solid background for my painted Tangled pieces I started to build up layers of stamped words & arrows with these 7 Gypsies wood stamps.





Step 5.


When satisfied how the background looked I added the cut out strips from my Tattered Tangles paper. I cut them in smaller pieces and placed them in vertical and horizontal lines.

Step 6


Embelllishments! I painted a chipboard word with some Glimmer Glaze to keep it in the same color scheme as the rest of the layout. You can also see that I added a some random paint splatters to the layout.


And the finished layout!

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Thanks for your visit here today! I hope that I have inspiered you to try out different ways of using the Tattered Tangles products!

Products from Canvas Corp:

Tattered Angels Tattered Tangles 12×12 paper

Tattered Angels Glimmer Glaze “Chianti”

Tattered Angles Glimmer Glaze “Pink Paradise”

Tattered Angels Glimmer Glaze “Pewter”

Tattered Angels Glimmer  Glaze “Black Olive”

Tattered Angels Glimmer Glaze “Palo Verde”

Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist “Fully Purple”

Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist “Icicle Blue”

Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist “Jack Frost”

7 Gypsies Wood Stamp “Distressed Words”

7 Gypsies Wood Stamp “HA Bold Chevron”


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  1. February 10, 2015 @ 7:38 am Mandy

    Love this layout! Fun, vibrant and fabulous!


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