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Friday, August 11, 2017

{Mixed Media Tutorial} Melissa Makes a Sunflower Summer Inspired Calendar


Hi! I'm here to share another mixed media calendar with you today. I hope you enjoy seeing the process I used to create it. Here's the mini calendar page that I made.


I used a variety of CUTplorations, ARTplorations and STAMPlorations products.

 



1. I started by coloring a page from "Color Blooms" with alcohol markers. I added red embossing paste with the "Dots All Over" stencil.




2. I die cut multiple "Clustered Hearts", inked them up and adhered them to the coloring page with a mixture of Glossy Accents and clear, heat embossing powder.





3. I created a small panel with "Chevron Crazy", Brusho Crystal Colors and a Crazy Double Running Stitch Rectangle Nesting Die.


4. I designed the little calendar as a word document and printed it onto white cardstock. It measures about 4" x 2 1/4" or 4 cm x 5.75 cm.



5. I die cut the calendar and colored it with alcohol markers.






6. I added white gel pen to accentuate the letters and numbers.



7. I stamped with a Trendy Bird, fussy cut and heat embossed and then assembled the pieces with a white and yellow frame base.



8. I added a bit of gold ink to the panels' edges to complete my calendar.




That's all I have for today. I hope that you enjoyed this tutorial and look forward to reading your comments.

Thanks for stopping by!

Grace & Peace,


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7 comments:

  1. Gorgeous vibrant Copics coloring of your Color Blooms background, Melissa. Love your colorful calendar design too. TFS all your photos and steps. Hugs

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  2. Fabulous colours! This will brightens anyone's day.

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  3. Such a creative idea, love the vibrancy of the colours and great idea to do the calendar dates on the computer. Cute die cut hearts too x

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  4. Love all the bright colours - an awesome mixed media calender! xxx

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  5. Melissa, just had to pop in and tell you how gorgeous and creative this make is!! thanks for sharing!
    Jackie xx

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