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Mixed Media Wedding:

Today I have a special post, the Papercraft Star team was asked to join A Mixed Media Color Challenge this week.  So very exciting!!

I do have to admit that I was quite terrified to play along as I have never dabbled in the mixed media arts.

I grabbed everything in my craft room (including home improvement supplies, really), sat down, and this is what I came up with:

I used joint compound that one would use to fill cracks and holes in walls.  I grabbed a stencil and a joint compound spatula and added some texture.  I also used acrylic paints, shimmer mists, and inks.

I was lucky enough to receive the Tropical Sensations stamps and dies collection (thanks again Mona!), which I used on the background paper and also for the flower embellishment.

Card Ingredients:
Stamps:  My Favorite Things Tropical Sensations, Waltzing Mouse sentiment, JustRite Signed Sealed Delivered and It's Sew Vintage (background stamps)
Inks: Craftsmart Gold, Craftsmart Chocolate Brown, Memento Rich Cocoa, Memento Desert Sand, Memento Potter's Clay
Papers:  House of Three

Cardstock: DCWV, Recollections
Bits/Bobs: Bead Landing metal flower, MME pearl brad, Celebrate It twine, Simon Says Stamp! Moroccan stencil, Simon Says Stamp! wooden hearts, Ranger Altered Orange acrylic paint, Lewiscraft Sandy Bay acrylic pain, Smooch Spritz, Orange Copic, joint compound
Tools: EK Success Corner punch, sewing machine, Die-namics Tropical Sensations dies

I created this card for the following challenges:  ABC Challenge - xtra special, The Cheerful Stamp Pad - use a stencil.



Mona Pendleton said…
Such a beautiful card Deanne! Love your textured background! So crafty to use your joint compound! The blossom looks amazing! Thank you so much for joining along with A Mixed Media Color Challenge :)
Wow! Your card is stunning! I love the flower!
Ros Crawford said…
This is amazing Deanne ... Really fabulous!
JanR said…
Oooooh, this is so lovely!
Julia Aston said…
What a wonderful wedding card! love the papers you used and all the mediums! very creative!
♥Jan♥ said…
I never would have thought this was your first attempt at Mixed Media. It is absolutely stunning !! You are a natural, the rest of us worked like mad, and yours looks so effortless. Well done, as always !!
♥♥♥ - J
Nancy said…
Wow!! This is fabulous, Deanne! I've been dabbling in mixed media lately too. I must say that I have found it very addictive! I hope you'll be doing more too! :o)
Hazel said…
Stunningly gorgeous crafting. Thank you for sharing this for The Cheerful Stamp Pad 71 'let's stencil', Hazel, Cheerful stamp pad DT. x
Sue Lelli said…
Deanne, I see more mixed media in your future! Love your bloom and your colors and how you used the joint compound with the stencil! Truly AMAZING,
Annette said…
This is lovely Deanne, Love it.
Sleepy Stamper said…
Deanne gorgeous mixed media project! How clever of you to use joint compound. Beautiful work!
Vicki Romaine said…
What a beautiful project. I love all the elements. Thanks for sharing at The Cheerful Stamp Pad.