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Friday, December 28, 2018

{Mixed Media Tutorial} Mixed Media Coffee Card by Helen

Hello everyone... I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season with your loved ones. 2018 is almost ending, and ready or not... the new year 2019 is coming!

Today, I have a simple tutorial for you to make this mixed media coffee card. Let's get started.

I started with creating the watercolored wash background using the Marabu Art Sprays and water with smooshing technique. You can do this also with any paint sprays or watercolor paints. I dried the background each time I added the colors. I sprayed some more water to blend the colors and then I dried the panel again with craft heater.

I added some white acrylic paint on that background using make sponge and the Dream Flower stencil. I dried again the panel with craft heater.

I added some more paint splatters using the same Art Spray paints. And then dried it again with craft heater.

I cut the mixed media background panel with the largest die in the Crazy Double Running Stitch Rectangle Nesting Dies.

And then, I stamped the writing image from the Mixed Media Elements set using my hand instead of stamping block with VersaFine Clair Nocturne Ink Pad. I added the finished background panel on a white card with strong adhesive glue.

I cut out a piece of silver metallic cardstock with Anywhere There's Coffee Mug Die.

And then I stamped the mug from the Anywhere There's Coffee stamp set using Staz-On Jet Black ink pad.

Next, I stamped one of the fun sentiments form the Anywhere There's Coffee stamp set with VersaFine Clair Warm Breeze Ink Pad and then I trimmed it into sentiment banner with scissors.

In the middle of the card, I added the mug with 3D foam tape for extra dimension.

I added some mini staplers on top of the sentiment banner with mini staplers and I added it on the top left corner card with 3D foam tape also.

The card is done. I hope this tutorial is easy for you to get started with mixed media card. 

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  1. What a lovely card, and such a wonderful background - I have been inspired to try one...

  2. This is awesome Helen! I'm going to feature it in the Coffee Loving Papercrafters FB group!


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