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Amazing Day Mixed Media Chipboard Scene

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Hello, Joy here!  I had the best time creating this mixed media scene using Faber Castell Design Memory Craft products!

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I started with some scrap paper that I had leftover from previous projects.  I tore the paper into shapes and adhered it using Glaze.  It's great for gluing and making things shiny!  Next, I painted chipboard with Gesso.  It helped me have a brighter base color for adding a layer of Gelatos.

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After the Gesso dried, I covered the board with the Snow Cone Gelato.  To spread the color out a bit more, I painted over the Gelato with water.

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I added the torn paper to my chipboard using Glaze.  It's so useful!  I painted the back of the paper and stuck it down, then I covered the front of it too.  That helped me get the edges down well and also provided a  pretty sheen.

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I used the Pitt Artist Pen Big Brush in black to color my car stamp.  Then, I stamped my image on a scrap piece of patterned paper and cut it out.

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To make the patterned paper have a more cohesive look with the rest of the project, I toned it down by painting it with the Pink Madder Lake Big Brush pen.  I added a little water to thin the color a bit.  I also used Gelatos and more Big Brush pens to help me finish the look of the car.

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I added buttons to tops of wooden arrows to make flowers.  I colored directly onto the wooden arrows and hearts with the Big Brush pens.  Aren't they versatile?!  I love them!

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I used pop dots to pop up the car and the stamped sentiment.

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Grab your Faber Castell Design Memory Crafty products and go get crafty!

Come visit me at Joy's Life.comFacebookPinterest andInstagramTwitter and YouTube!

 Supplies:

  • Pitt® Artist Pen: Black, Light Green, Cobalt Green, Cold Grey III, Dark Chrome Yellow, Pink Madder Lake
  • Gelato®: Snow Cone
  • Gesso
  • Glaze
  • Wooden Arrows and Hearts
  • Joy's Life "My Hero" Clear Stamps
  • Car Stamp
  • Chipboard
  • Sequins
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That is so awesome!!! Love that car---it's PINK!!

Thank you, Laura! I had a blast making this. :)

Where can I get that car stamp? My daughter just bought a VW bug convertible...looks just like that stamp! It would be great on a SB page for her.

Thanks
Tommye

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