Archive for Mixed Media – Page 2

Hummingbirds by Asia King

Hummingbirds 3D Bird Nest by Asia KingSupplies:

From Stampendous:

CRS5072 Hummingbirds
DCS5072 Hummingbirds Dies Set
CRS5071 PenPattern Butterflies
DCS5071 Butterflies Dies Set
FREG038 Aged Hunter Embossing Enamel
VP001 VersaMarker™ Watermark Pen by Tsukineko®
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle

Cardstock by Bazill Basics Paper®
3D Foam Pennants by Scrapbook Adhesives™ by 3L
3D Foam Squares Regular & Small – white by Scrapbook Adhesives™ by 3L
DODZ 3D by Scrapbook Adhesives™ by 3L
Inktense™ Watercolor Pencils by Derwent
Liquid Pearls™ by Ranger
Plastic florist stand
Various Yarn and Threads
Acrylic Paint – watered down in a spray bottle,
Feathers and craft eggs
Embossing Heat Tool


  1. Weave the yarns & threads through the gaps of a florist stand, leaving one gap open to create a nest’s entrance.
  2. Spray generously with watered down acrylic to tone down the bright colours. Repeat until you are happy with the result.
  3. Wrap around with hand died cheesecloth and secure with matching threads.
  4. Stamp the Hummingbirds and PenPattern Butterflies and colour them in. Die cut the images.
  5. Add some Aged Hunter enamel to the birds’ wings with VersaMarker.
  6. Stamp the flowers, colour in with pencils and fussy cut.
  7. Start layering the images over the nest as shown, securing them with DODZ and Foam Squares.
  8. Embellish further with feathers and flowers. Add little eggs inside the nest.

Blossom Beauty by Janelle Stollfus



From Stampendous:
CRS7004 Cling Blossom Beauty

Tuxedo Black ink by Tsukineko
Black Detail Pen (Optional)
Acrylic Paints by DecoArt
White Gesso by DecoArt
Metallic Lustre by DecoArt
Dimensional Effects by DecoArt
Decou-Page by DecoArt
Square plaque
White tissue paper
Paper scraps
Fabric scraps (i.e. Muslin, cheesecloth)
Buttons, decorative eyelets
Self adhesive rhinestones
Hemp cord
Paint brush
Isopropyl Rubbing Alcohol (optional)
Cleaning cloth
Heavy Medium Gel


  1. Prepare plaque with white gesso.
  2. Glue down scraps of paper, cheesecloth and/or lace onto surface with Decou-Page and dry.
  3. Cover with a coat of white gesso and dry.
  4. Stamp face image onto tissue paper that has a piece of scrap paper underneath if ink should bleed through the tissue paper.
  5. Glue face to plaque and color with watered down paint being careful not to over wet the tissue paper and tear it with the bristles of the brush.
  6. Create locks of hair using strips of solid color fabrics and lace with a layer Dimensional Effects medium. Crumple paper or foil to use as a form for creating dimensional twirls of hair.
  7. Glue hair in place with Dimensional Effects and coat hair with a layer of white gesso. Paint if desired.
  8. Paint background carefully around face and hair in layers either letting them dry completely or rubbing away some layers while wet to show color underneath. 
  9. Add flat adhesive rhinestones around face.
  10. Tip: If you add layers of paint over rhinestones or any non-porous findings, use rubbing alcohol on a cleaning cloth to rub away paint.
  11. Glue cord, buttons and eyelets or whatever findings you choose into the hair for flair. Paint them and add flat adhesive rhinestones to cover holes on buttons.
  12. Add Metallic Lustre Medium around the outer edge of the plaque with a clean cloth.
  13. Go over any stamped lines with a black permanent detail pen to make contrast.

Punkin Ghouls House by Janelle Stollfus

Punkin Ghouls by Janelle StollfusSupplies:

From Stampendous:
M313 Punkin Ghouls
SSC1208 Tricky Words Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle
EJS03 Spoonful of Midnight Kit

Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®
Versamark Watermark Ink by Tsukineko®
Electric Purple by Tsukineko®
Electric Orange by Tsukineko®
Black Gesso by DecoArt
Alcohol Markers by Copic®
(BV000, BV01, V01, V04, V09, V99, RV10, RV14, R24, YG01, YG05, YG17, G46, BG000, BG78, YR01, YR04, YR18, YR27, Y13, Y19, 0)
Cardstock by Bazill Basics Paper®
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives
Ribbon by MayArts
Paper Mache House


  1. Stamp Punkin Ghouls on white cardstock, color and cut out.
  2. Stamp sentiment from Tricky Words on white cardstock and cut out to look like board then color.
  3. Paint paper mache house with black gesso and dry.
  4. Sponge Electric Orange ink around the roof of the house.
  5. Sponge Electric Purple  ink around the edges of the house walls.
  6. Ink on the corners with a Versamark Watermark inkpad and sprinkle on Spoonful Midnight Kit.
  7. Heat from the inside of the house and roof with a heat tool.
  8. Glue ribbon onto the eaves of the roof.
  9. Add paper tabs to the back of the Punkin Ghouls and Tricky Words cut outs and glue to the front of the house.

Poppy Journal by Cyndi Bundy

Poppy Journal by Cyndi BundySupplies:

From Stampendous:
CRS5048 Jumbo Cling Rubber Poppy
R162 Botanical Blooms
H292 Inspiration Exists
FRC18 Teal Color Fragments
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle

Black Archival Ink by Ranger®
White Gesso Claudine Helmuth by Ranger®
Red Washi Tape by Bella Blvd
Sewing Pattern Paper by Butterick
Landscape Green, Classic Teal, Dab of Yellow, Dash of Red & Charcoal Black Acrylic Paint by Ranger®
Smash Book
Fast Finish by Beacon Adhesives


  1. Apply white gesso to cover of journal.  Let dry.  Add Teal and Green paint to front.  Let dry.
  2. Stamp Leaf sprig onto journal in Archival black ink.  Add more green paint to top center of journal and let dry.  Stamp Inspiration quote onto green area.
  3. Add a strip of torn red washi tape to side of front cover.
  4. Stamp Jumbo Poppy onto white cs in archival black ink.  Paint with watered down red, black, and yellow acrylic paint.  Cut out and attach to journal with Fast Finish adhesive.

Sherlock Cat by Cyndi Bundy


From Stampendous:
M310 Sherlock Cat
W121 Rattan Weave
CP811 Creative Palette

Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®
Cardstock by Bazzill Basics Paper®
Copic® Markers (R01, R02, Y00, B000)
Americana® Acrylic Paint by DecoArt®
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives


  1. Spread acrylic paint on Creative Palette and create desired patterns with Rattan Weave. Transfer pattern to white cardstock.
  2. Mount painted cardstock on a black mat, then a green mat. Mount a smaller piece of painted cardstock on a black mat.
  3. Stamp Sherlock Cat image on white cardstock and color as desired with Copic® Markers.
  4. Mount Sherlock Cat image on black mat.