02 décembre 2018

Tiny canvas with chipboard background

Hello Mixed Media lovers ! Do you remember ? In my last article I told you I used a chipboard background from SnipArt to alter a blackboard. Well today, I am featuring the second part of the background. I used it to create a tiny canvas, using the chipboard as my base and I painted it with Finnabair's art alchemy acrylic paint Romance pink. This colour is absolutely gorgeous !   I also used die cut pieces of paper (leaves, flowers) that I cut out of some brown packaging and painted with white gesso or with Finnabair's... [Lire la suite]
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01 décembre 2018

Altered blackboard - shabby frame

Hello Mixed Media lovers ! Today I am sharing something I created for myself, to hang in my craft room. Two years ago, I received a blackboard for my birthday. It was a goodie from Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland and I really liked it. There was one thing I disliked, though : the "A" dropcap and its arabesques at the top of the blackboard. I decided to keep it anyways and a few weeks ago, the muse of art just hit me : I would remove the blackboard and just use the frame which is lovely. And here it comes :    I... [Lire la suite]
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25 novembre 2018

Altered tin box "Winter flower"

Hello crafty friends !   This week I am showing you another entry to not one but two challenges ! This project is going to be my second entry to this month's Bleeding Art challenge "Anything goes" and to the weekly Simon Says Stamp challenge. This week, the theme is "Let it Snow".   Today's post is featuring a small tin box I altered with my two favorite colors : dark blue and white. For this, I used the gorgeous paper collection "Georgia Blues" from Prima Marketing. Boy, how stunning is this collection. It was... [Lire la suite]
04 novembre 2018

Crescent Moon dream catcher : Mixed Media and Art Challenge "Alchemy"

Hello Crafty friends... It has been a while I haven't posted anything, but here I am, back on track ! Today I am sharing with you something I made for my sister (it's gonna be her Christmas present) and it is also my entry to the October challenge of Mixed media and Art, "Alchemy". You can also click on the image below to find a link to their challenge.   Don't you think it is gorgeous ? The colours and galaxy theme have really been inspiring to me. I thought the "Moon child" new release from Prima Marketing and Frank... [Lire la suite]
15 juillet 2018

Mixed Media tag : two love birdsunder a summer rain

Hello everyone ! Today I am sharing with you my entry to two challenges. I haven't been really productive this past few weeks due to several reasons (lack of inspiration, non Mixed Media projects going on, messy house because of works going on...), but I hope it will get better :). It should actually.  Anyways, the first challenge I created this tag for is the "Color of the Sky" challenge on SnipArt blog and the second one is Mixed Media World "Summer Vibes" challenge .   What do you need ? White... [Lire la suite]
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03 juin 2018

Vintage Mixed Media altered picture frame : Let your mind travel with balloons...

Hello Mixed Media friends ! I will share with you today my entry for the Mixed Media place challenge. The moodboard of this month is so inspiring, with soft tones of brown, grey and pink... I love it.   I let myself get inspired by these smooth colors and the balloons... I just loved the balloons theme... So here it comes :    For this project, I used a grey picture frame I had in my stash. I left it as is. Well, I mean, I didn't really change the color, I just altered it. Is that clear ? Not sure about that, ah... [Lire la suite]
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