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Mixed Media Stamping


When you color a stamped image, first of all, consider using Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft® Stamper’s Big Brush Pens!  With all the color choices, and the fact that once it’s dry, is waterproof and permanent, you can use it as a base to stamp instead of a regular ink pad.  You can even blend colors right on the stamp!

Today, I used Dark Naples Stamper’s Big Brush Pen to stamp an acorn from the stamp company Paper Smooches, followed by using an Art Grip© Aquarelle watercolor pencil (# 117), then some Teal Metallic Gelatos®, and finally, reinforcing my lines with a Pitt® Pastel Pencil (#176). 


This video today will prove that you don’t have to stick to coloring your image with one medium.  Why not blend india ink, with watercolor, with Gelatos®, and pastels.  Mix n’ Match your favorite Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft® products to produce colorful and vibrant results!  Experiment to your heart’s content and come up with your own creative solutions to achieving the look you want.  Have fun getting creative!



SUPPLIES from Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft®:

Mixed Media Sampler : Yellow (#770231) Big Brush #184 Dark Naples

Mixed Media Sampler: Red (#770230)  Art Grip© Aquarelle # 117

Mixed Media Sampler: Green (#770232) Teal Metallic Gelatos®

Pitt® Pastel Pencils: Neutrals (#770182) Pitt© Pastel Pencil #176



Paper Smooches Stamps (Falling for You)

Spellbinders Labels Nineteen and Ribbon Banners (Die Templates)

My Mind’s Eye Patterned Paper

Twine, Maya Road Leaf Pins, 3D Foam, Paint Brush, Water


 Lesley is an active designer in the craft industry, working with manufacturers and product designers to help showcase their innovative and creative products.  Lesley creates paper arts, jewelry, and mixed media and has had over 100 projects published in print magazines. In spring 2012, Lesley and her husband opened a Bed & Breakfast called the Arts and Crafts House, which caters to scrapbookers and crafters in Brantford, Ontario.

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Jill Foster

Wow! I really enjoyed your tutorial today and it left me SOOO inspired! Thanks for sharing!


Amazing video Lesley!! You have inspired me yet again!! And helped learn with my new Fabre-Castellated products!!


fabulous! thank you!

Cathy A

Love the watery effect on the acorn


too cute!!!

Lori Barnett

What a fantastic tutorial! Thanks so much for sharing :)

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