Monday, February 3, 2014

Mixed Media with Creative Jump Start

Hi everyone!  Today I want to share with you a few projects I made for Creative Jump Start.  I have been having a great time watching the videos, learning some new techniques and relearning a few others.  What a great way to get the year started.  Gotta love new mixed media techniques

This first technique was one Nathalie shared... to use dusting pads (swiffer) to make embellishments.  What a cool texture those pads offer.  With the help of some Design Master Color Tool Spray I was able to get the pad to be a gorgeous blue.  Oh, and the Design Master Spray, left the fabric totally soft and pliable.  Gotta love that!

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 Oh, hint, hint...this card also contains some goodies from the February kit from The Sampler.  hee hee
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 Next up, A fun tag featuring a technique using masking tape from Marjie Kemper...um, wait...masking tape?  All I have is painter's tape.  sigh  Well, I tried.  I wasn't quite as successful with this technique as I had to gesso over my blue painter's tape to get a uniform background.  And of course, in the process lost a lot of the texture of the tape.  Guess I will need to pick some tape up and try again
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Don't you love that girl....she is a stamp from Prima, Jamie Daugherty's new Bloom Girls.  Love it!
tag, mixed media, bloom girl, jamie daugherty, prima
 The last project today was a quick and easy tag made with a packing tape transfer technique from Kaz Hall...yep, got plenty of that kind of tape.  lol.  I haven't done an image transfer in quite some time so this was super fun.
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Well, that's it for me today.  I still have many ideas floating around in my head and hope to continue to be inspired all year by these videos.  Hope you had a crafty weekend.

Hugs.
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